Jason Elkin

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The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

8 ways to win over everyone at the office

Is it possible to like everyone in your office? Think about how tough it is to get together 15 people, much less 50, who all get along perfectly.<p>But unlike in friendships, you <i>need</i> coworkers.<p>You work with them every day, and whether they're your boss, direct report or equal, you depend on them just …

Stanford University

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The entire …

Marketing

How 8 Industry Leaders, Including WalMart, Use Blockchain to Revolutionize Business | Inc.com

Besides the financial industry, there are several other sectors that blockchain can potentially reinvent through widespread adoption.<p><b>1: The Contracts Sector</b><p>Any blockchain adopter can use distributed ledgers to develop self-automated contracts, which can be programmed to execute contract terms once …

Blockchain

Samsung, Google Give Apple No Choice For 2017 OLED 'iPhone 8'

Apple will be facing an iPhone crisis next year.<p>That’s not my opinion but the view that the president of Japan-based Sharp — a display supplier to Apple — has expressed (more on that below).<p>And display expert Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies, while not seeing Apple’s predicament in such …

Mobile Technology

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

Product Management

Bringg Raises $5 Million So Any Business Can Offer An Uber-Like Experience

If on-demand is the future of delivery, a startup called Bringg aims to help established businesses better compete with the likes of Amazon and Uber going forward. The company has now raised $5 million in Series A funding to further develop its web and mobile platform that businesses to move into …

Startups

2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners

The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been announced and this year, there are some really beautiful winning modern houses. …

Articles about 8 great homes september issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an affordable price.<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying …

Fabrication