Ronald Bouwmeester

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How to Stop Your Phone from Dying Suddenly

Your phone is lying to you. If you’ve ever experienced that weird moment when your iPhone dies around 20 percent or watched your battery linger at 100 percent for hours just to suddenly plummet, you know all too well the wily ways of the iPhone battery. Here’s what your phone is actually up to:<p>So …

Mobile Technology

How to Manage Managers

When you’re managing managers, your responsibilities are two-fold: you need to make sure they’re producing good work (as with any employee) and that they’re effectively supporting their teams. You might know how to do the former, but how do you do the latter? Do you need to provide training? …

Pro Tip: How to sign PDFs on your iPhone

There are times when you need to sign a contract or other document that comes over via email. You could print it out, sign with a pen, and then scan it back to the recipient, of course, but that takes forever. Might as well fax it.<p>If you get a PDF form via the Mail app on your iPhone, however, you …

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Mary Meeker's stunning 2015 presentation on the state of the web

In the report, she usually nails the biggest trends happening in digital as well as identifying the most important up-and-coming startups.<p>The former analyst and venture capitalist just released her report for 2015, which we've republished in full here.

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How to control Spotify with Siri

As most of you guys know, I’m a huge Spotify fan. I’ve been using the service ever since it appeared on US shores, and it’s by far the best music …

Create an Apple ID without using a Credit Card

Some apps, Google Earth for example, are available as free downloads in the iTunes Apps store but you need a UK or US based Apple ID to install them …

Staying Motivated After a Major Achievement

In 1993, after leading his country to an Olympic gold medal, winning his third NBA championship, and scoring more points than any player in the league for a seventh consecutive season, Michael Jordan announced his retirement from basketball. He was 30 years old.<p>“I just needed to change,” Jordan …

iOS 8 How-to: Use Camera to enter in credit card info

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature in iBooks, iTunes and the App Store that allowed users to scan iTunes gift cards with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the string of characters on the back of the card. Now in iOS 8, you can use the device’s camera to scan and enter credit card …

The Crucial Fact Most Marketers Miss About Millennials: Big Changes for Gen Y Marketing

Picture your “typical” millennial. Young, tethered to social media, still living at home. New data reveals that not only is this picture wrong—it’s obsolete. The digitally native generation that helped elect Barack Obama, embraces equal marriage rights, and cares deeply about the environment is …

How To Adjust Your Attitude And Keep Your Job

I was recently asked in an interview, what is more valued by companies – aptitude or attitude? Here’s what I think.<p>While aptitude – that is, your skills, your ability to execute the task at hand – is extremely important to career success, the attitude you bring to work every day can be the final …

No Longer Uncool: Millennials Love Store Brands

The traditional stereotype of the millennial generation leads us to believe they are obsessed with brands, particularly premium brands. Yet research shows that few millennials are willing to part with the large amounts of cash that aspirational brands command. By contrast, millennials are now …

Mohiomap Turns Evernote, Google Drive, And Dropbox Accounts Into Mind Maps

Like many other people, I use Evernote as an information dump. Despite my best efforts to keep things organized with multiple notebooks and tags, my account has become almost as unwieldy as an overstuffed filing cabinet, with stacks of PDFs, web clippings, and notes going back years.<p>That’s why I …

Why Online Reviews Matter to Millennial Travelers

According to the hotel booking site Getaroom.com, and hospitality reputation management company ReviewPro, Millennials/Gen Y rely on user-generated …

'Iedere consument runt zijn eigen Bol.com'

Sander Dullaart is founding partner van Favela Fabric en The Social Shop, bedrijven die sinds 2006 sociale netwerken inzet en bouwt om ondernemingen …

Cycloramic hits top of App Store after Shark Tank appearance, $500k investment & 100k downloads in an hour

What happens when your app gets featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, the TV show where rich investors listen to pitches from wannabe entrepreneurs looking to raise funds? For app developers Egos Ventures it means shooting up hundreds of spots on the App Store charts to become the top paid app in the store …

The magic of the Internet

8 Common Causes Of Workplace Demotivation

Can you say that you truly love your job? Not very likely, according to the research. Among other things, recent studies reveal that 48% of employees worldwide don’t even like their jobs, more than 80% of US workers feel stressed at the office, and only 30% feel “engaged and inspired” by their …

Millennials & Social Media: The power of conversations [infographic]

Did you know that 7 out of 10 Millennials consult, react to or post about products, brands and companies on social media? Find out all about the …

Millennials: Hire Them Because They Ask the Right Questions | Inc.com

Want to understand the younger generation? Just play Grand Theft Auto 5.<p>In the recently released video game, one of the young adult characters in the game stretches out on his bed playing--what else?--a video game. His 40-something father has no patience for his son's laziness and throws a chair …

Banksy Fans Interact with His Clever NYC Street Art

While the ever-elusive street artist Banksy continues to put up his clever works all over New York, his fans have been flocking to them, snapping pictures of the priceless pieces before they're gone (or defaced). Some have even put their own creative spin on them, interacting with the works in …

Last Chance! The Micro Drone: Dangerously Fun Flight At A Low Price [Deals Hub]

Summer may be over in our part of the world, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Sure, the days at the beach and camping in the woods are gone (for now), but there are plenty of other ways to take a much-needed break and have fun at the same time.<p>Cult of Mac Deals has just the thing to keep …

Winning the generation game

“WHY do you pander to them?” This question kept being put to Marian Salzman, the boss of Havas PR, by her older workers in the days after the firm …

Hill Holliday CEO Karen Kaplan On Career Climb, Agency Next Steps

Karen Kaplan started at ad agency Hill Holliday as a receptionist. In May, she was named CEO. It’s an unusual and inspiring career climb that informs the way she mentors talent and serves as a leader at her firm today. The key? Empowering people and creating an entrepreneurial environment, she said.<p>…