Jo Spurrier

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11 Interview Questions You Wouldn't Think to Ask--But Should | Inc.com

Everyone wants to make better hiring decisions. Most people focus on how well candidates perform in the interview: In theory, if you ask the right questions, you'll get answers that will give you insight into what the candidates really bring to the table.<p>The following companies use questions that …

Employment

Marissa Mayer’s 9 Principles of Innovation

Google’s VP of search products and user experience shares the rules that gives the search company its innovative edge.<p>1. INNOVATION, NOT INSTANT PERFECTION.<p>“There are two different types of programmers. Some like to code for months or even years, and hope they will have built the perfect product. …

Culture and the Chief Executive

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p>It is striking to see how many chief executives see their most important responsibility as being the leader of the …

Focus on Improving One Leadership Competency at a Time | Inc.com

Executive recruiting firm Egon Zehnder International learned a lot while conducting more than 25,000 management appraisals over the course of five years. The company shares its insights in the white paper "The Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Promoted to the C-Suite."<p>For example, one thing …

Leadership

7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing | Inc.com

The older I get, the faster time flies. A month seems to go by like a day. It's hard to fathom that half the year is gone and I am already busy helping clients assess their Q1 and Q2 accomplishments. Some of my clients are ahead of schedule; others are a little behind. Of course, I know of many …

Brainstorming

#Unplug: The Complete, Printable Guide

Step-by-step instructions for ditching your devices and navigating the world without an Internet connection.<p>So you need to unplug. You’re feeling overwhelmed by your gadgets–connected to your email list but not to your personal life. It’s time to take a break. It is precisely for times like these …

Top 29 Best Ways to Stay Creative in Life Inspirational | Infographics

What are the steps you usually follow to be more creative than the rest? As of what i know, creativity is not something which comes automatically. Or …

Strategic Thinking - Exercises & Tools for Creative Thinking & Strategy

When the Brainzooming blog started, its focus was to be on strategy, creativity, and innovation. In fact, the first five Brainzooming posts in 2007 …

How To Ignite Creative Leadership In Your Organization

IBM just released its 2010 Global CEO Study based on face-to-face interviews conducted with over 1,500 CEOs spanning 60 countries and 33 industries.<p>Here are some key points from the study:<p>Even if the recession is over, 79% CEOs expect the business environment to become even more complex in coming …

Next up for Arrow: A private air taxi between Seattle and Portland?

Looking for a quick trip to Portland, but don’t want to hassle with the nasty drive down I-5 orthe long lines at Sea-Tac airport?<p>Well, Arrow founder …

Portland Made

By Elissa Hall<p>Portland has deemed itself the city that works. The metropolis earns its slogan through a long history of industry and craftsmanship and, in recent years, Portland has upheld its slogan with a noticeable surge in production of highly designed, craftsman-based handiwork.<p>Kelley Roy …

Oregon

‘Fast Company’ Names Portland’s Creative Laureate to Its 100 Most Creative People List

Image: Brett Beyer<p><i>Fast Company</i> just released its list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. No surprise, it’s very tech and media heavy. What …

Creativity

The Wild Delves into Portland Tech and Culture

The vibrant worlds of art, technology and culture are all part of Portland's genetic code. But they’ll be especially held up to the light this month …

By: Why You Should Work at a Portland Tech Company | Puppet Labs

[…] around town. Turoczy is also connected to a number of different incubators and seed funds, and he mentions a number of these, including: Portland …

A local's view of Portland - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jun/06/portland-usa-in-pictures<p>720<p>Portland, Oregon, is one of the quirkiest and most forward-thinking …