Carlette DeLeon

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Ten Ways Very Productive Employees Get Punished

I met a guy we will call Jake.<p>Jake has been working as an industry analyst for years. He writes columns and records podcasts on new products, trends and industry gossip. He likes his work a lot, but he has one problem.<p>“When I started working for my current firm, I told them that I can only work …

The Workplace

Twitter for dummies: a guide to the social network that still confuses us

Twitter has launched a new ad campaign after discovering that many people still don’t understand it. Thankfully, the Guardian’s guide explains it all<p>Although Twitter has been part of the cultural and political discourse for years, a vast percentage of the population still doesn’t understand it. To …

Social Media

How to create engaging images for social media for non-designers

A great social media marketer today and an awesome advertiser in the 1960s have much in common.<p>David Ogilvy, the father of advertising, was famous for spending an inordinate amount of time on headlines. Why? Because that’s the line that people read the most, so it mattered a lot.<p>“75% of European …

UI Design

Google's new tool helps test your website's speed and mobile-friendliness

Speed testing services seem to be the new thing tech companies are dabbing into on their free time – just weeks after Netflix launched Fast.com, Google has announced its own tool to help you measure your website’s speed and mobile-friendliness.<p>The site takes your URL and measures on a scale of …

'I am fighting right now': B. Smith on her battle against Alzheimer's

In the beginning it was just an issue of forgetfulness, a subtle symptom, as it turned out, of a very serious illness, Barbara Smith — known to the world as B. Smith — told TODAY.<p>Her husband had noticed something was a little off, too. “You know, going from being a multitask person to more of a …

10 mind-blowing facts about the Apple Store

Apple now has over 400 stores worldwide. Check out some other mind-blowing facts about the Apple Store.

How One Of My Worst Mom Moments Became My Greatest Parenting Breakthrough

Just over a year ago, I was exhausted. By the time Thursday night rolled around each week, I'd be completely shattered.<p>My daily commute of three and a half hours (on a good day) had me out of the house and into the cold winter darkness well before sunrise and not returning before it was pitch black …

This terrible video message recorded by Tony Abbott will hurt your eyes

Oh, Tone.<p>In a St. Patrick's Day video message so bad you would think someone had leaked it, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott does his best …

There’s a hidden iOS 8.2 app you didn’t know is installed on your iPhone

Apple’s iOS 8.2 update brings Apple Watch compatibility via a special app that lets users pair the smartwatch with the iPhone, but that’s not the …

How to merge duplicate contacts in iOS 6

The option to merge or link two listings for the same contact in iOS 6 may be hidden if you don't enable a seemingly unrelated setting.<p>I went to merge two duplicate contacts on my iPhone this morning and noticed the option to merge -- or link -- them was gone. In previous iOS versions, a Linked …

Apps

Both BlackBerry Founders Are Gone Now. Could Either Become A Billionaire Again?

The two Canadian fellows who founded BlackBerry, and then watched their company crash, were always, famously, different. Jim Balsillie, tall and lean, managed the finances. Mike Lazaridis, shorter and stocky, was the geek–having spent a childhood summer reading every science book available at his …

iPhone 5S to launch June 20, go on sale July, claims report

A report from Japanese Web Site MacFan seems the first to suggest a specific date for the launch of the next iPhone.<p>Apple will unveil its next iPhone on June 20 and kick off sales in July. At least, that's the claim from Japanese Mac enthusiast site MacFan.<p>Marking its 20th anniversary as a …

Apple

Voices of (Mostly) Jamaican Women

I have been to several special events and interesting discussions with women on a range of issues lately. I’ve also taken some photographs of some …