Zach Anderson

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Google’s New Logo Is Its Biggest Update In 16 Years

Google has a new logo that ditches the old serif look, and reacts to you in all contexts.<p>You will very soon notice that Google has a new logo that’s sleeker, brighter, and for the first time, animated. And then, you probably won’t notice it at all.<p>It’s been a long time since the Google we know has …

This is why people leave your company

• People who love their job and the company will work all the time anyway. If you’ve hired good fits, you’ll see this happen.<br>• People do better work when they have lives of their own. “That’s not always a popular opinion, but I’ve seen how true it is over and over again,” says Guthrie. “It’s not just …

Employment

How to Optimize Customer Support on Mobile

Our lives revolve around our mobile devices. As bold as that statement may seem, it’s wholly accurate. Our smartphones and tablets provide the connection point between every aspect of our lives — from arranging transportation to staying in touch with friends and family, and keeping on top of …

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would you rather be intelligent or disciplined? While most people would probably choose intelligence, discipline -- the ability to forgo immediate gratification in pursuit of a great goal -- is actually a greater predictor of subsequent …

Self Control

The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

Why You Should Act Like an Entrepreneur, Even If You're Not

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Talk to any independent business owner, and he or she will tell you that one of the best parts of the job is “being their own boss.” But while the self-employed enjoy certain freedoms -- from operations, marketing to working hours -- …

Entrepreneurship

Simon Sinek on Why Great Leaders 'Eat Last'

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>The next guest on The School of Greatness has been studying leadership and what it takes to make the impossible a reality for years. He has worked with top level CEOs, military leaders and everything in between to understand what separates organizations …

Leadership

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often when a company reaches a growth plateau or has a misstep in the business plan, the founder blames others when in actuality it may be them.<p>I recently met with a software company that saw five consecutive years of stellar growth, …

Leadership

Treat Them Well: 5 Keys to Lasting Customer Service

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful." -- Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.com<p>If you attended a party where the host snarled at you, reluctantly offered you a drink, looked past you to …

Customer Service

6 Ideas for Epic Business Blog Posts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I hate to say it, but at least 95 percent of business blogs are absolute crap. In some cases, these sites fail because they’re rarely updated, but most of the time, the Achilles heel most business bloggers face is developing content …

Marketing

Learning to speak “Human” #H2H

In his new e-book <i>There is No B2B or B2C: It’s Human to Human: #H2H</i> my good friend Bryan Kramer gives some wise advice to brands: “I don’t care what …

5 Painless Ways To Make Office Communication Less Frustrating

Are your days wasted in pointless meetings and your productivity sapped from decoding endless email chains? Join the club. Thankfully, fixing bad communication habits isn’t really that hard.<p>What’s on your desk right now? A smartphone? Laptop? Tablet? Landline? Technology is supposed to make your …

Intacct Raises $45M To Bring Bean Counters To The Cloud

Fifteen years and one popped Internet bubble after it was first launched, the accounting software company Intacct is still alive-and-kicking… and raising new venture dollars.<p>The company, which was founded in 1999, has just raised $45 million in new equity and debt funding. This very late stage …

7 Predictions For The Future Of Work

We might not have holographic conference calls or teleporting commutes (yet), but corporate anthropology can give us a realistic glimpse of our futures in the workplace.<p>Everything you thought you knew about the workplace is already outdated.<p>Gone are the days when decisions were made from the top …

This Product Prioritization System Nabbed Pandora 70 Million Monthly Users with Just 40 Engineers

When it went public in 2011, over a decade after the company’s founding, <b>Pandora</b> employed fewer than 40 engineers. With this skeleton crew, the …

Square Buys Design Shop to Infuse Itself With Apple DNA

Square has always felt like a design company with a product rather than a payments company veiled in a sheen of design. At the beginning, everything …

3 Ways to Spark Employee Passion

Passionate employees are not born, they are made through thoughtful leadership. Here are three ways in which you can help bring the best out of your team.<p>The key to passionate performance is found within the hearts and minds of employees where their basic human needs are fulfilled. It’s a simple …

Comment on Ideame – Visual Identity by Chris Bernay by Andrés

I was reading the example but im feeling confuse about the measures (x) that i have to use on the paper. If someone could explain me the exercise I …

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make that happen.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>For decades, the most …