Kenneth Clarke

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Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

I Used This Simple Chart To Prioritize My Crazy Busy Work Life

This former media executive hated saying “no,” so she created a system that forced her to set boundaries.<p>I was a few weeks into my maternity leave when I heard that my company named a new CEO. Several of my colleagues emailed me saying, “You’d better get in here; she’s developing relationships with …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Gmail

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Exercise

Use These Five Tricks To Never Forget Something Important Again

“We all have a good memory; the problem is no one taught us how to use it,” says four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis.<p>Forget to send that email? Return a call? Meet a deadline? If you chalk up memory mishaps to having too much to think about, you might be making excuses. “We all have a good …

How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …

The 7-Step Guide To Achieving Inbox Zero—And Staying There—In 2018

Getting your email under control is the best thing you can do for your productivity. These strategies and tactics will make it happen.<p>Our inboxes have become perpetually overflowing mountains of irritation—and instead of helping us to be more productive, they just seem to suck hours out of our days.<p>…

Retirement Strategy: Dividend Growth Investing Might Be Retirement 'Alpha'

Source<p>Don't shoot me for borrowing that little "dividends don't lie" remark from Geraldine Weiss' 1988 book of the same name. The phrase happens to …

How To Increase Reader Engagements With Your Business Blog

I cannot be the only person who thinks that many of business blogs are an utter failure. Hell, I will go even further and say that almost any blogs …

Using Flipboard to Supercharge Your Blog - From Planning to Publishing

Here are a few questions to consider if you want your blog to be known:<p>How do you organize your blog?<br>• How do you plan your blog?<br>• ​How do you stand out …

The Airbnb Tool That’s Changing UI Design

Uber, Google, Instacart, and others are all adopting Airbnb’s prototyping tool, Lottie.<p>There’s a hot new design software being used today by major tech companies like Airbnb and Google to build new apps. But the tool, called Lottie, wasn’t born from your typical designer. Instead, it has its …

This Is The Only Type Of Brain Training That Works, According To Science

Most “brain training” programs are little more than memory games.<p>There are dozens of apps and online courses that claim their “brain training” can make you more mentally agile, but there’s usually little scientific evidence to back up those claims. While the FDA does approve certain brain training …

This Is What Your Overactive Brain Needs To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Hint: Don’t Netflix and chill.<p>You already know how much better you feel after a good night’s sleep, but sleeping well helps your brain in less apparent ways than just not being groggy the next day. In fact, getting seven to nine hours of sleep each night can help secure your cognitive well-being.<p>In …

Ford CTO Raj Nair on the future: Ford will look very different in 10 years

Raj Nair (Ford) at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017<p>Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, our own Darrell Etherington sat down with Ford Motor Company CTO (and Ford employee since 1987!) Raj Nair to chat about the future and how a company like Ford shifts with an evolving industry — particularly as the car …

Ridesharing

GM’s Millennial Ride-Sharing Platform Expands In New York

The Zipcar competitor is slowly building out a ride-sharing platform that GM hopes will prepare it for a driverless future.<p>On Monday in front of the New York stock exchange, Julia Steyn, head of General Motors’ urban mobility project, announced the company’s app-enabled car-sharing product, Maven, …

The $999 SlingStudio makes it easy to produce multi-camera Facebook Live and YouTube streams

Sling Media, the Dish subsidiary you probably know for its Slingbox and Sling TV service, is announcing its SlingStudio hardware today. With this, Sling Media is entering a completely new market because unlike its previous offerings, which targeted consumers, the $999 SlingStudio is meant for video …

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Here's How I Invest My Own Retirement Cash

It's a question I get a lot:<p>How do you invest your own nest egg?<p>I was reminded of this question again last week, when I was looking at the returns of …

This Simple Hack Convinces Drivers To Turn Off Their Engines While Idling In Traffic

Even if it’s just for two minutes, killing your engine can keep a ton of pollution out of the air. All it takes is getting people to actually think about it.<p>Do you switch off your car’s engine when you’re waiting in traffic? What if you know you’ll be stuck for a while without moving, say when …

College Student Refitted A Car With Self-Driving Tech For $700 -- And It's Completely Legal

Automakers and lawmakers are trying to figure out to implement some level of oversight of autonomous vehicles, but in the meantime some robot cars …

Watch this short film of stunning in-camera light effects

FutureDeluxe created this gorgeous series of procedural animations, physical light, and projection based experiments, all of which is shot in camera. …

The Paradox About Play That Can Make You A Better Creative In 2017

Think you know what simple words like “play” and “fun” mean? Ian Bogost’s latest book Play Anything will bake your noodle.<p>In a world where creative hyphenates have become the norm, game designer-philosopher Ian Bogost stands out. His most famous game, <i>Cow Clicker</i>, began as an impish parody of …

Elon Musk says he now knows when the safe, fully autonomous self-driving car will arrive

A variety of automakers have begun selling “semi-autonomous vehicles,” but you’ll have to wait probably five years to buy a fully autonomous one—the kind that can drive you everywhere while you read a book by the wheel. At least, that’s what many car companies are predicting.<p>Telsa Motors CEO Elon …

Autonomous Cars

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

Kinetise Aims To Let You Make An MVP In A Box

When we first met Kinetise they were building a tool to allow anyone with no programming experience build a solid app for iOS and Android. Now, with a bit of improvement, they’re ready to unleash the next step in their master plan – to let anyone build a minimal viable product in a few minutes.<p>“A …

29 Productivity Apps To Help You Rule The Office

It’s no secret that technology has made our lives a <i>lot</i> easier, especially with the advent of smartphones and apps that can track anything from your heartbeat, to the amount of time you waste on Facebook. However, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. So here’s a list of 29 of apps …

Productivity Apps

3 Tricks Pro Athletes Use to Improve Concentration

A renowned tennis guru reveals mental exercises used by Pete Sampras (and now, you?) to stay clear-eyed and sharply-tuned on the court. This story is …

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Q&A: How Maersk Line created a brilliant B2B social media strategy

Davina was hired to extract bottom-line benefits from the business’ social media assets and is responsible for more than 30 marketing channels.She …

Marketing