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The best GPS apps for iPhone

Whether you're an avid hiker or you are planning an ambitious road trip, you will definitely want to make use of a GPS app on your iPhone in order to …

Corrello Gives Project Managers Powerful Dashboards in Trello

With 5 million users as of the fall, Trello has become one of the most popular project management systems. Being a simple and (in most cases) free service, it’s increasingly being picked up by small- and medium-sized teams that didn’t really feel they needed a dedicated tool before.<p>While for …

Project Management

Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning decreases. In a recent poll of more than 200 of our clients, we found that those with children …

Management

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ISPs

How to Write a Résumé That Stands Out

The resume: there are so many conflicting recommendations out there. Should you keep it to one page? Do you put a summary up top? Do you include personal interests and volunteer gigs? This may be your best chance to make a good first impression, so you’ve got to get it right.<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

5 Skills You Must Acquire Before You Can Lead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I often help others find ways to "level up" in their lives and start moving toward their passions. One surefire way that I've found to increase anyone's forward momentum is developing the individual's leadership potential.<p>But it takes …

Leadership

This startup connects businesses and logistics providers directly

If you’ve ever tried to ship something overseas, you probably know how complicated and expensive it can be. If you work at an ecommerce company, you …

Startups

5 More Presentation Tips to Stay Ahead of the Game

5 more highly practical presentation tips to help make you a more powerful public speaker.

Public Speaking

Communicating UX Design through Storytelling - Refresh Dublin

This talk looks at how you can use storytelling in your communication to your team, colleagues and clients to explain, inspire, motivate and persuade your audience. The examples are based in the world of UX Design but the general themes are applicable to anyone who just needs to get their ideas …

12 tools for the modern web designer

<i>Adam is the co-founder and CTO of DesignCrowd.com, a logo, web and graphic design marketplace. Follow him on Twitter.</i><p>As web pages take on greater …

Web Design

Last-minute hotel booker HotelQuickly nets even more funding, this time from Japan’s Gree

HotelQuickly, a startup that connects travelers in need of a room with hotels that are in a pinch to put heads in beds, announced today it raised …

10 tools every startup should use by @Frontapp

Here's a list curated by Edouard Rosenblum, founder of Breaz.io (breaz.io), on the 10 tools he uses in his startup to make the day-to-day work life easier for him and his team!

30 Useful User Experience (UX) Tools

With the growing access to online services, websites and web applications have developed to become increasingly complex. If you are reading this …

UX Design

30 Weeks: An Experimental New Design School, Backed By Google

Design superpowers of the world have united to create an experimental new school. Will it work?<p>Following Apple’s success, many companies are finally starting to recognize the crucial role design plays in building a desirable (and profitable) product. Yet very few companies are actually founded and …

Design

The New Fast Food

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Mireles</i> <i>is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive. His first company, SpeakerText, was acquired by CloudFactory in 2012 after raising $1.1MM from Google Ventures, Mitch Kapor and others. Matt also created SWIG!, a booze delivery marketplace, and EasyFridge, a subscription</i> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity
Trends

To bootstrap or not? 5 questions to ask yourself

Dreams of starting your own business are often filled with fantasies of coming up with a great idea, and venture capital firms fighting to fund it for you.<p>But as Bill Reichert of Garage Technology Ventures puts it: “The odds of raising venture capital are equal to the odds of getting struck by …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

eBay Launches “eBay Valet,” An iPhone App That Does The Selling For You

eBay today is expanding its lesser-known eBay Sell For Me service to mobile with the launch of a new app called eBay Valet, which promises to let eBay do the selling for you. That is, it takes every step of the selling process — from determining an item’s value to listing it online to shipping it …

500 Startups-funded Vietnamese mobile app developer Greengar shuts down to pursue new projects

There’s been a lot of drama in the Vietnamese startup ecosystem recently. A few weeks ago, Le Thi Thu Thuy, the CEO of VinEcom, Vietnam’s biggest …

China's Top Private Car App Firm Eyes Global Expansion

Uber is about to get some unlikely competition from China’s top private car app company. Yongche founder and CEO Herman Zhou tells Bloomberg that the firm plans to expand to New York and San Francisco, and later to other international cities.<p>Yongche aims to rival the establishment by offering …

You Can’t Delegate Change Management

Many managers, even at the most senior levels, don’t fully appreciate the difference between announcing a major change initiative and actually making it happen. When senior leaders disappear after a big change announcement, and leave lower-level managers to execute it, they are missing in action. …

The end of the car city - A convenient truth

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50 Design Problems In 50 Days: Real Empathy For Innovation (Part 1)

The adventure taught me an unbelievable amount about design’s power to solve problems and about my own capacities as a designer. Importantly, it …

The Proven Price-Hike Strategy That Won't Hurt Sales | Inc.com

Increasing your profits is almost always an organizational priority. The question is, How do you boost profits without raising prices? After all, the conventional thinking around price increases is that you'll upset customers--and potentially lose them--if you do it.<p>Let's assume, for a moment, that …

Great Depression

8 Article Formats to Engage Your Customers and Get Them Clicking

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>It’s no secret that audiences are increasingly consuming concise, media-rich content.<p>This tendency toward shorter bits of information means we must work harder to make our branded content more interesting.<p>With the array of tools, formats, and applications …

Infographics

2 Quick Exercises That Will Boost Your Confidence | Inc.com

A big client meeting. An investor pitch. A keynote address. In any of these situations, an extra shot of confidence can go a long way.<p>Turns out, it's easier to get that little boost than you might think. In a video recently posted by Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Deborah Gruenfeld, a …

Business School

SketchDeck Turns Terrible Slide Decks Into Beautiful Presentations In Just A Day

A number of startups over the years have tried to reinvent PowerPoint with services that made it easier or quicker to create a slideshow presentation. Newly launched SketchDeck is taking a different approach: Instead of providing an alternative to PowerPoint or similar software applications, it’s …