Marina Terteryan

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The Do's and Don'ts of Systems Thinking on the Job

So you’ve taken a systems thinking course — or maybe you’ve read a few issues of The Systems Thinker — and now you want to start using systems …

IdeaQuarantine - Event Design Collective

Resources to fuel your event design & creative format prototypes<p><b>Tools</b><p><b>Tunes</b><p>Stanford d.school Spotify playlists to play whilst designing with your …

The Snowball Technique

The purpose of the snowball fight strategy is to predict, summarize, justify, and think critically. Teachers can adapt the strategy to their own …

Scenes — Every great experience starts with a great story

Forget long documents.<p>When creating products and services, long functional specifications get in the way. They are quickly filled with unnecessary …

California Workers' Compensation Law | Michael Sullivan & Associates LLP

01<p>Feb<p>2018 Employment Law Updates Webinar<p>This webinar provides insights into how new employment laws will affect your business. More...<p>12<p>Feb<p>DWC …

WELL Building Standard™

The world’s first building standard focused exclusively on human health and wellness<p>The WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) marries best practices in …

About Us

The StandDesk Story<p>Ever dedicated to health and fitness, StandDesk.co founder Steven Yu wanted to help his roommate Ryan look after his well-being. A …

Culture & Service Design

<b>Service design is allegedly a human-centered method for developing new services. A great effort is made for capturing users’ needs, mental models,</b> …

Empathy in Game Design, or Why Some People Like Beyond: Two Souls

Story-telling games need player’s empathy to work, and yet we rarely have any discussion about it.<p>Not that I was even aware of the problem until …

Human Resources

More Questions for the Upholders, Questioners, Rebels, and Obligers Out There.

<b>More questions about the Four Rubin Tendencies</b>.<p>I’m still obsessed with the four categories I’ve developed–which, for lack of a better name, I’m …

What Kind of Person Are You? The Four Rubin Tendencies.

Back by popular demand--the four <b>Rubin Tendencies</b> (I keep changing the name of this framework. Any suggestions or comments welcome. Do you like the …

Fellowship

IFTF Fellowship to Help Create a Positive Gig Economy<p><i>Teams in Ireland, Italy, Spain and the U.S. awarded fellowships to tackle challenges and seize</i> …

Jean Hagan

Executive Producer<p><i>Follow Jean on Twitter: @j2hagan</i><p>As IFTF's Executive Producer, Jean is the creative lead for IFTF. For more than a decade, she has …

Real Estate

Is this the future of shopping for a house?

Imagine selling your house almost as soon as you decide to list it, and for a fair price. Now flip that around: Envision finding and purchasing a new …

Real Estate

How you will buy your house in 2025: drones, virtual reality and big data

Would you buy your next house wearing a virtual reality headset? What about using software that tracks your internet usage to predict your dream home?<p>A new report by The Future Laboratory suggests that by 2025 we will be taking full advantage of big data, new advances such as gloves that simulate …

Rent? Buy? How Each Generation Today Prefers to Live.

Millennial home ownership rates have fallen faster than any other groups. Why? Millennials want to travel -- and drink gourmet coffee.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The housing landscape has dramatically shifted in the last few generations, from the modest, affordable …

Real Estate
Bank of America

6 reasons why more millennials aren't buying homes

The age range of millennials — Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists used 25 to 34 — is usually prime time for purchasing a first family home. That demographic factor is one reason why some housing economists are bullish on demand.<p>However, the data has not yet caught up.<p>"We believe the delay in …

Demographics

National Bank's mortgage move a sign that shopping online is the future

The way you get a mortgage five years from now could look very different from the way you get a mortgage today.<p>National Bank of Canada's decision to stop selling its mortgages through brokers is just a hint of what's to come. Lenders are looking for every possible way to make more money from you, …

Here are the top 5 trends in real estate over the past 35 years

Thirty-five years ago the housing market looked drastically different, with the word “internet” nowhere to be found and the thought of less than a 4% …

These 5 Trends Will Shape the Housing Market in 2017

If the U.S. economy is to hit escape velocity in 2017, you can expect the real estate sector to serve as its rocket fuel.<p>At its most broadly defined, …

Real Estate

Your charming robot friend who is here for you, 24/7

Hi, I'm Woebot<p>I'm ready to listen, 24/7. No couches, no meds, no childhood stuff. Just strategies to improve your mood. And the occasional dorky joke.<p>…