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Fight Like You're Right, Listen Like You're Wrong and Other . Lots of good advice, what stood up for me is this sentence, a litmus test of every good or bad boss I ever had: to Great Management
"After people talk to you, do they come away with more or less energy?"
…Mobile ', and also participated on a webinar with : Defined By Great Experiences, Driven By Great Performance yesterday. He talks about some of the key findings from the report - for example, how prior results (web) can be a predictor of future (mobile) performance, and how poorly performing apps are a clear and present danger to your firm's brand . Watch the recording below for further insights into mobile and web application performance monitoring, …
As we continue to grow the company (over 300 people now), we're certainly focused on impressing everyone with numbers (we are data nerds after all), but I think what we do on the other fronts are worth counting, too. We hope you agree.
§ Great copy is key to great design. Designing The Words: WhyIs A Design Issue covers three common copy mistakes and how to overcome them.
§ Make yourforms look more like printed forms with Grid Forms . I just added this to a new I'm working on (few minutes of minor tweaks), and it does feel better than stock , on both desktop and mobile.
§ I like iOS7 better than iOS6, but still feel it is flat design carried too far. …
Lesson #1: Learn from Great Teachers
I studied studio art, inspired by my teacher, Marlene Malik, who taught me that to create, we must also see, and that our work does not stop at the edge of the canvas, it is affected by its placement in a room, on a wall — the world provides context.
I also studied computer science which I took as a backup 'cause I figured if I'm getting an art degree, I better do something practical.
I still enjoyed programming, but could not imagine …
Startup Weekend Toronto EDU Recap: Fall in love with a problem - Great post by Joe Wilson, Startup Weekend Organizer and education adviser at MaRS
10 Years Later, a mini-doc shot by Michael Krauss about our journey, is now available to view on Vimeo . Thanks Michael!
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How To Get A : was $ 97, now $ 29 , Making Six From With The Of Your , Even If You Just Got So Fired That The You Out Of The In Handcuffs
I brought the price way down on that one, because I looked back …
In Good to Great, Jim Collins uses the word bravado . Why focus on a word that describes the decision rather than its effect? I would say that this kind of bravado describes change that is not calibrated to the level of understanding that exists in the organisation. I'm not suggesting that we shouldn't have a big, hairy, audacious goal (a BHAG ), but that we should drive towards those goals through experiments that are (1) safe-to-fail - ie don't inflict unsustainable …
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Most of us are not numbers people. So what is a good number of participants to have? Theories range from participates as low as five to what seems to be an infinite number of results. While numbers will provide extra meaning to your feedback, don't get too hung up on math or statistics. Instead let the numbers help tell you a story.