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Ambiverts, Problem-Finders, and the Surprising Psychology of Making Your Ideas Happen

Whether it’s “selling” your ideas, your writing, or yourself to a potential mate, the art of the sell is crucial to your fulfillment in life, both personal and professional. So argues Dan Pink in <b>To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others</b> (<i>public library</i>; <i>UK</i>) — a provocative anatomy …

Three Ways to Fix the Flawed Agency Model

The advertising-agency model is flawed. As an industry we do more and more for less and less money. Timelines are shrinking. And with the onslaught …

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2014 Predictions for Web Design

<i>by Collis Ta'eed, CEO, Founder, Reformed Web Designer.</i><p>Trends and fashions are fascinating things. In hindsight they always appear clear, but trying …

Can-Do vs. Can't-Do Culture

Don’t hate, create.<p><i>“God, body and mind, food for the soul<br>When you feeding on hate, you empty, my n!*$a, it shows.” — Rick Ross</i><p><i>“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable</i> …

Advertising Agencies' Tips at MensHealth.com

<b>Act stupid.</b> "Our philosophy is to come in ignorant every day. The idea of retaining ignorance is sort of counterintuitive, but it subverts a lot of [problems] that come from absolute mastery. If you think you know the answer better than somebody else does, you become closed to being fresh," Helms …

2014: Bringing design to life

Why Photoshop vs Sketch doesn’t matter, making things move and live does, and why it’s a great time to be a product designer<p>I’m incredibly excited …

MailChimp Annual Report 2013

2013<p>2013<p>MailChimp<br>by the Numbers<p>0<p>MailChimp softball team wins<p>But who's counting?<p>2<p>New datacenters<p>2.98<p>Hours of downtime<p>4<p>Support chats about …

The Lean UX Manifesto: Principle-Driven Design

“You’re not practicing lean UX if…”<p>Let me give you a real-world example. Co-location is a hot topic in the lean UX discussion. If you talk to experts …

Think BIG! Not Just a Website, Not Just a Web Designer

Ten years ago, a website was thought of as just another channel to market a business, not much different than a newspaper or Yellow Pages ad, only …

How To Preview UI Designs On A Mobile Device

Raise your hand if you’ve ever designed a mobile interface while working on your desktop only to realise it didn't actually work on a real mobile …

Identify any web font you see.

How it Works<p>Fount will tell you which web font in your font-stack you are <i>actually</i> seeing – not just what is supposed to be seen. It’ll also tell you …

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Sales Strategies: How to Give Customers Exactly What They Want | Inc.com

Regardless of what you're selling and whom you're selling it to, there is one thing that your customers want more than anything else: They want your product to be <i>easy.</i> There are three aspects to this:<p><b>1. Be easy to understand.</b><p>Customers are in a constant state of information overload, even more so …

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