Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility. “The great enigma for psychologists
According to Ideo CEO Tim Brown, innovation springs from curiosity. So where does curiosity come from? “Any organization that wants to innovate, wants to be prepared to innovate, I think, has to have few
A pair of “Visual Assets Guidelines,” posted by one of the company’s senior graphic designers, outline precisely how Google designers are supposed to sweat the small stuff. In April 2011, Larry Page took
In their new book, Simple, Siegel + Gale’s Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn argue that simplicity is the new luxury. Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity
“Going forward! Over the wall! Reach out! Leverage! Opening the kimono!” Yeah, we know. In his 1946 essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell shows how loose language masks stupid thinking.
At 37signals, we've been building software for nearly 10 years. We've created 20-some apps. Some, such as Basecamp, Highrise, and Campfire, are things we sell to the public. But the majority are internal
A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world. It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours,
Taking a different perspective can lead to stunning breakthroughs in any industry, writes Tina Seelig in InGenius. Editors’ note: The following is an adapted excerpt of InGenius (Harper One) by Tina Seelig.