Jesse Xhabafti

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Invest in Yourself at the Low End and High End

Suppose you categorize your <i>existing</i> skills and knowledge into three buckets: low, medium, and high. There are things you have no expertise in or …

Front-Load Your Week + 3 Other Stress-Busting Time Management Strategies

We know that creativity can flourish when our minds are free to wander during unstructured time. However, a completely open calendar can lead to a …

Time Management

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

The Wisdom Of The Cronut: Why Long Lines Are Worth the Wait

Would you wait 2 hours for a pastry? Harvard behavioral scientist and author Francesca Gino discusses the coveted cronut, and how it makes customers do exactly that.<p>Imagine, if you will, the “cronut.” This sugar-rolled, cream-filled, glaze-topped doughnut-croissant hybrid has been taking Manhattan …

Psychology

Cut the Bullshit. Here's What Customers Really Want

Interacting with your customers isn't rocket science. Here's three simple ways to cultivate longterm loyalty.<p>A first impression. A moment of bonding. An incident that rubs you the wrong way. All of these scenarios contribute to the opinions you form about the people you encounter.<p>Customers …

Customers

Why Your Emails Get Replies (Or Don’t)

Why do some of your messages get prompt replies and others vanish into the aether? As Anna Codrea‑Rado contends at <i>Quartz</i>, the details are in the attention.<p>Recapping a Carnegie Mellon University study, she observes that :<p>… people are more likely to respond to information requests–whether important …

Why Everyone At Airbnb Is A Pirate

Airbnb has a buccaneer attitude about how to find value, cofounder Joe Gebbia tells First Round:<p>If we have an idea for something … You go be a pirate, venture into the world and get a little test nugget, and come back and tell us the story that you found.<p>Somewhat similar to the way that people at …

Mobe Modern Accessories Hanger by Dan Hoolahan

UK-based designer Dan Hoolahan has shown me that even the most mundane of things can get a beautiful makeover. He’s redesigned the hanger to cater …

Furniture

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