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5 Proven Ways to Respond When a Prospect is “Too Busy”

Of all the brush-offs you get while prospecting, the old standby: “I’m too busy to talk now,” is right up there with, “I’m not interested,” and “Just …

Time Management

Is your sales process repelling qualified leads? These do...

<i>By Maria Geokezas, director of client services for Heinz Marketing</i><p>Maybe you’ve heard about the 3% rule? It states that at any given time 3% of your …

Magnificent 2-String Violin is a 3D-Printed Instrument from the Future

Making its debut next month at the 3D Print Design Show in New York is this 2-string violin that looks like it's from the future. Architects Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg of MONAD Studio are known for their cutting-edge architecture but they also work on art installations and product …

Indigenous Australians

Why Marketing Needs to Fix the Customer Experience

We’ve spent the past two weeks feeling sad about the state of customer experience management (CEM), so it’s time to lighten up a little and talk …

This former Facebook engineer secretly built a startup that everybody's going nuts over

SignalFx's announcement came at the end of a two-year quiet period, as it revealed it has raised $28.5 million in funding across two super-secret rounds led by Andreessen Horowitz — in fact, Ben Horowitz joined the board — and Charles River Ventures, respectively.<p>"These are some of the smartest and …

What the heck is a net zero energy building?

I'm not quite sure, and the more I look, the more confused I get.<p>I have previously wondered, what the heck is a carbon positive house? Now I'm even …

In Praise of Shadows / Pitsou Kedem Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Mass and space combine together in a perforated, weathered steel (Cor-Ten™) structure that creates and …

Yacht Clubhouse / Estudio Ramos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On the outskirts of the city of Buenos Aires, we have developed the Club House for the nautical …

Buenos Aires

Tiny house, giant journey

Couple quits their jobs to pursue a career dream

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

BART Train toward San Francisco<br>Klodjana Dervishi<p>1 of 15<p>Apple is turning the spotlight on its users in a new international ad campaign that will see …

Eco-House is Sustainable Building at its Best

The UK-based architectural firm Hewitt Studios designed based Limpley Stoke Eco-House, which is a luxury home packed top to bottom with sustainable …

Electric Vehicles

These Spectacular Cliffside Houses Will Leave you Breathless. Living on the Edge.

Historically buildings on or near cliffs were build to protect the inhabitants from enemies and to have a better oversight of the surrounding areas. …

*바위 그리고 하우스 [ Olson Kundig Architects ] The Pierre

아름다운 샌원제도 거친 바위섬에 자리한 프로젝트는 자연스럽게 유입된 외부환경을 통해 내외부 밀착된 건축환경 구축은 물론 풍부한 자연환경과 교감하는 거주공간 창출을 목표로 한다. 특히 지리적 특징을 보여주는 바위는 하우스를 디자인하는 주요한 요소이자 내외부를 연결하는 …

Colorful tree-inspired children’s hospital provides a green and supportive environment for young patients in Brisbane

The recently completed colorful and green-minded Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia is challenging the notion that all medical …

Go Inside the World’s Most Stylish Tiny Houses and Apartments Photos

As the tiny house movement has proved, bigger is not necessarily better. <i>150 Best Mini Interior Ideas</i> (Harper Design, $30) profiles smartly designed small spaces around the world, proving you don’t need more than 1,119 square feet—the largest home featured in the book—to make a space shine. …

Equestrian Centre / Carlos Castanheira & Clara Bastai

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> We always worry about the well being of the people who will inhabit the spaces that we design and hope …

Mountain Guest House

We definitely would like to be guests in this Guest House located in artistic Barcelona! Placed amidst beautiful green gardens, with romantically …

Bus Station Canopies / MAXWAN architects + urbanists

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Worlds Thinnest Steel Roof<p>Large budgets and enormous amounts of energy are spent on the upgrading of …

A Suspended Walkway Between Buildings By Zalewski Architecture Group

Zalewski Architecture Group have designed a concept for a walk-on balcony that is suspended above the center courtyard of a building in Gliwice, …

Articles about 5 tiny home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Architecture

Hobbit holiday homes you can stay in around the world

As The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits UK cinemas, we take a look at the best Shire-like abodes you can rent for your next holiday

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Architizer

Interactive Green Building Guide - Building Materials

Concrete is an excellent material for creating thermal mass in a passive solar designed home. In temperate and cool climates thermal mass helps …

LEED Platinum sustainable prefab home

Designed for “smart” active lifestyle, this ultra modern 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom 2085 sqft LEED Platinum sustainable prefab home includes a large …

NQ House / Nha Dan Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> We proposed to balance the entire volume consisting of the bedrooms on one side with the swimming pool …

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