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Want to get more done at work? Everything You Know About Productivity is Wrong | Entry-Level Re
Online - E-Media Tidbits A continuing theme at South by Southwest Interactive is figuring out how to foster innovation at organizations. A team of Google employees shared some thoughts on Sunday about how they create and improve upon services such as Gmail, Google Talk and Google Buzz.
Editor’s note : When venture capitalists invest in early stage startups, more than anything else they are investing in the founders of the company and their ability to lead their employees through the most improbable set of circumstances to take an idea from a germ to a real and profitable business. In this guest post, Ben Horowitz of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz explains the leadership traits he and his co-founder Marc Andreessen look for before they invest in a startup. Notes on Leadership: Be Like Steve Jobs, . . . And Bill Campbell
Setting your rates as a freelancer can be a tough decision. 7 Tips for Negotiating a Freelance Contract | FreelanceSwitch
<img alt="Photo: Mauricio Alejo" src="/magazine/wp-content/images/18-03/ff_google_algorithm_f.jpg" title="When it comes to finding stuff, there's Google — and there's everyone else." width="315" height="473" /> When it comes to finding stuff, there's Google — and there's everyone else. Photo: Mauricio Alejo
There’s a simple reason that change efforts are difficult, and it’s not that people are lazy or resistant or stupid. Change is hard because it disrupts behaviors that are on “autopilot.” If you were forced to start brushing your teeth with your opposite hand, you’d struggle. Five Ways to Make Change Easier : The World :: American Express
Elmore Leonard : Using adverbs is a mortal sin 1 Never open a book with weather.
The Blog of Scott Hansen » Overcoming Creative Block I do not know what to write. I am sitting here staring at the screen, running sentences in my head, and turning my music on and off.