Jasmine Leek

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Watch out, Slack and Google Docs: Pingpad might be the next big thing

There are greats apps for groups to complete tasks and great apps for group communication. In Pingpad, the group has a single app that allows for both.<p>Pingpad is a stew of many different first generation apps for notes, lists, calendars and instant messaging. In one space, a group can work across …

Apps

Getting (the Right) Stuff Done

A key role of product management (PM), whether as the product-focused founder (CEO, CTO) or the PM leader, is making sure product development efforts …

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management

Tiny prefab Box homes go up in as little as a day

The Bert and May Group was inspired to design the Big Box home from its firm belief that everyone should have access to an affordable and sustainable …

What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)

If you are building a company that depends on making people feel sexy and sophisticated, it’s probably going to confuse your consumers if you your logo is bright green.<p>That’s because different colors are associated with different feelings. Green conveys organic growth, the earth, nature, or …

Graphic Design

Ten online business resources every entrepreneur should know about

Who can tell me what kind of business software I really need? Where can I find cold-calling scripts? How can I ask better interview …

12 Things You Should Never Say to a Potential Investor

If you're intent on going the VC route, then what you do say in your pitch is just as important as what you don't.<p>While venture capital isn't right for the vast majority of businesses, if you've decided to go that route then I'm going to assume you're doing your homework on how to put together a …

12 Keys to Converting Great Business Ideas into Reality

8 Ways to Overcome Your Biggest Distractions

<b>Question:</b> What’s the biggest distraction you run into on a daily basis and how do you overcome it?<p>Email<p>“On average I receive 170 emails a day. It …

CSS Hero Review: WordPress Design Customization Made Easy

If you’re one of the many beginners who want to customize your WordPress site design without touching CSS, then you’re in luck. Recently we were …

Web Design

Microsoft is merging its hardware and software divisions

Microsoft today announced the surprise news that it was parting ways with Stephen Elop, Nokia’s ex-CEO just over a year it purchased the mobile company, but buried in the announcement was a bigger piece of news.<p>Under the reorganization, Microsoft is merging both its hardware and operating systems …

How to Become a Great JavaScript Developer

When I was growing up, my interests spanned various, seemingly unrelated fields. I loved maths as much as I loved history. I aimed to be a …

JavaScript

Kids in Hong Kong can solve this logic puzzle in 20 seconds, but it completely stumps adults

First-grade students in Hong Kong breezed through this puzzle in 20 seconds, but it has us stumped. Or at least it did before we looked up the answer!<p>Although the puzzle was invented two decades ago, it recently appeared on an elementary-school entrance exam in Hong Kong and has since gone …

Hong Kong

How To Figure Out When And What You Need To Delegate

It may seem like it’s easier to do things yourself rather than teach someone else, but it’s a surefire way to ruin your work environment.<p>If you’re like many first-time leaders, you clearly don’t have the time or capacity to do everything yourself. But delegating tasks can be daunting, particularly …

You Need to Fix These 8 Presentation Mistakes Right Now

These mistakes are hurting your presentation style. Here's how to fix them.<p>Over the past 20 years, I've heard more than 10,000 presentations. As with anything, you start to notice patterns after a while.<p>Here's a list of the most common mistakes I see and hear, and a quick tip to fix each of them.<p>1. …

How to Get From Here to There: Part II, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success'

<i>Part Two, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success'</i><p>What accounts for the varied approaches individuals use in business, careers, and their own aspirations? In Part One of this piece, I described what one psychologist teaches us about individuals and their motivation to meet …

Entrepreneurship

The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard …

These maps break down the cities that would benefit most from a Hyperloop system

Earlier this week a white paper was published by SupraStudio, a studio at UCLA's architecture school, that explored where in the US a Hyperloop system makes the most sense.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, which is one of the companies planning to build a Hyperloop test track, also …

Population

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

12 Free Tools That Every Freelancer Should Be Using

Freelancers can't do enough to bring structure and efficiency into their routines.<p>Freelancers often work in isolation, communicating only through email or by phone. In addition to completing assignments on time, they're responsible for keeping up with income and expenses for tax purposes, invoicing …

When, How and Where to Promote Your Content on Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time. I can’t do that. But sometimes I feel just as skilled when I can manage the multiple arms of content marketing.<p>The process requires so much: coming up …

Social Media

3 Ways To Optimize For Productivity From Asana Co-Founder Justin Rosenstein

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?</i><p><i>Answer by Justin Rosenstein, @rosenstein, co-founder of Asana, team productivity software, on Quora</i><p>I’m a software developer, designer, and entrepreneur. I’m the co-founder of Asana, …

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Watch now: The future of advertising

The rules of engagement are changing.<p>Picture this scene: The whole family is sitting on their couch and everyone is watching the same TV show. One person is controlling the remote control, so the other people cannot really choose what to watch.<p>The world has changed a lot since then. In today’s …

Advertising

How to handle new customers

When a new prospective customer calls your startup for the first time, who answers the phone? Many companies have put their process on autopilot for responding to inbound sales inquiries – they might have an administrative assistant who answers the phones, or they might have a simple e-mail capture …

The Next Era of Leadership

Over the last month, I have had the distinct pleasure of speaking on various platforms and talking with leaders from all over the world. I am promoting my new book on leadership and I am amazed at how this book is resonating with so many people. For years I have had the pleasure of developing and …

Leadership

Responsive Design Websites – 27 Inspiring Web Examples

<b>Responsive Design</b> – This means you website will automatically adjust its layout and proportions to suit the device it is being viewed on. The</b> …

Web Design

4 Hacks to Eliminate Fear of Public Speaking

Calm your nerves for the big speech with these mind tricks.<p>With a few mind tricks, you can banish your fear of public speaking.<p>Our body responds to psychological stress in a similar way as physical stress, says Nancy Duarte, the CEO of presentation service Duarte Inc. That might manifest itself in …