Facebook may copy your app, but Amazon will copy your shoe

Facebook may copy your app, but Amazon will copy your shoe

September 22, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Copying has a long and rich history in Silicon Valley, from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ infamous raiding of Xerox PARC to the legal nightmare that is the Apple-Samsung smartphone design dispute to the almost company-crushing extent Facebook has gone to keep Instagram ahead of Snapchat. But while Facebook has earned itself a reputation as a…

Why you need to take microbreaks

Why you need to take microbreaks

September 21, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

We’ve all had those days where we get to quitting time and realize we haven’t gotten up from our chair for the past four hours. Breaks are seen as a luxury in our always-on, high-pressure work culture. Our days are crammed from morning to late into the evening with emails, calls, chats, and tasks.Work even…

3 ways to make better decisions for your career

3 ways to make better decisions for your career

September 21, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Harrison Monarth4 minute ReadWhat qualities do people value in their leaders? According to research, it’s decisiveness. A study by Ketchum, a global communications consultancy, found that decisiveness was one of the top three qualities that help leaders build credibility. The results of another study, by global assessment firm ghSmart—which involved 17,000 C-suite executives over…

Facebook may copy your app, but Amazon will copy your shoe

Facebook may copy your app, but Amazon will copy your shoe

September 21, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Copying has a long and rich history in Silicon Valley, from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ infamous raiding of Xerox PARC to the legal nightmare that is the Apple-Samsung smartphone design dispute to the almost company-crushing extent Facebook has gone to keep Instagram ahead of Snapchat. But while Facebook has earned itself a reputation as a…

3 times when procrastination can be a good thing

3 times when procrastination can be a good thing

September 20, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

It took Leonardo da Vinci years to finish painting the Mona Lisa. You could say the masterpiece was created by a master procrastinator. Sure, da Vinci wasn’t under a tight deadline, but his lengthy process demonstrates the idea that we need to work through a lot of bad ideas before we get down to the good…

7 women on the “mistakes” that changed their careers

7 women on the “mistakes” that changed their careers

September 20, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Adrian Granzella Larssen7 minute ReadMaking mistakes is inevitable. From the little hiccups—like hitting “reply” instead of “forward”—to years-long regrets like spending too much time in a just-okay job, those missteps can seem like the end of the world.They rarely are, though; just ask these seven women. Now, they’re leading successful teams and able to…

How to make the slow work movement work

How to make the slow work movement work

September 19, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Canadian journalist Carl Honoré first explored the concept behind the “Slow Movement” in his 2004 book, In Praise of Slowness. In it, Honoré writes on the pressure for individuals to maximize nearly every moment of their waking hours—whether at work or in their personal lives. He also writes about the toll this takes on our…