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"Borrowed" notebooks from other ppl. Need to go through these things and pick out the good stuff :)

StartUP. 20 Online and App Resources to Help You Boost and Improve Productivity. You probably have a smartphone in your hand, or really close by, and somewhere near, your email client is open.

20 Online and App Resources to Help You Boost and Improve Productivity

You are constantly on the lookout for the newest email, tweet, like, invite or any other kind of notification that can give you the latest info on your current project. Being this busy comes with its own drawbacks, as it can be pretty tiresome which all can lead to a big decrease in productivity. Because of this, true professionals are constantly trying to find the newest, most effective shortcut that will make their day a bit easier.

There are so many different productivity apps that are already available on the market, both for Android, iOS and the still developing Windows Phone. It is important to know how to choose the app that is perfect for you and your needs, and that will suit your style the most. 1. 1Password (Android, iOS, Windows PC, Chrome Extension, Website) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 1 Thing A Personal Brand Needs To Convey. Building a consistent personal brand can be quite an undertaking.

1 Thing A Personal Brand Needs To Convey

How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business. Curated: Grow your audience by collecting and sharing engaging content. Free Social Media Marketing Resources Kit. When you’re just starting off on social media—whether as an individual or a brand or a company or otherwise—the potential of Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn and all the various other social media channels can be hugely exciting.

Free Social Media Marketing Resources Kit

And for the social media pros, the questions exist, too. How to Design a Business: 4 Lessons from Startups — IDEO Stories. How to Design a Business:4 Lessons from Startups As a designer at IDEO who focuses on building businesses, I’m always seeking inspiration from startups.

How to Design a Business: 4 Lessons from Startups — IDEO Stories

How do they craft compelling offers? Eek out a competitive advantage? And how can I bring that intel to our clients and set them up for success? Last night, I attended a food tech event, “Navigating from Clicks to Mouth,” which featured well-known startups like Postmates, Hampton Creek, and Good Eggs, along with a few newer players. Startups face many of the same challenges established companies do, so learning how they stare down those obstacles helps me work through possible risks, plan for contingencies, and find hidden pockets of value in design recommendations for clients.

Here are four insights I came away with, along with my own How Might We responses (Read about IDEO’s signature How Might We phrase in this fine HBR article). Should Your Business Use One Font Only? If you want to ensure that existing and potential customers recognize your brand, you need to go further than just designing a memorable logo—you need to create a cohesive experience.

Should Your Business Use One Font Only?

One of the most undervalued yet effective ways to do this is by selecting a singular typeface to use for all client communications, marketing materials and other representations of your brand. Graphic designers are happy to discuss typography as well as style guides for company use—often as an extension to any branding work they’re already doing for you. The resources available to improve your typographic brand are better today than ever before: Typographers are releasing new typefaces every day, and software developers are creating better tools to let companies integrate good design into every part of their business.

Wistia, a Cambridge, Mass. When customers use Wistia’s web-based application or read the company blog, they feel like they’re visiting different parts of the same whole. Choosing a new font? Warren Buffett's "2 List" Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities. With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world.

Warren Buffett's "2 List" Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful. Given his success, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to spend his time each day. From a monetary perspective, you could say that he manages his time better than anyone else. And that’s why the story below, which was shared directly from Buffett’s employee to my good friend Scott Dinsmore, caught my attention. Let’s talk about the simple 3-step productivity strategy that Warren Buffett uses to help his employees determine their priorities and actions. Free Bonus: Want to try Warren Buffet’s “2 List” Strategy for yourself?

The Story of Mike Flint Mike Flint was Buffett’s personal airplane pilot for 10 years. Here’s how it works… STEP 1: Buffett started by asking Flint to write down his top 25 career goals. STEP 3: At this point, Flint had two lists. How to start a startup without ruining your life. Startups are emotional roller coasters that one minute make you feel like you’re changing the world and the next minute, that everything is falling apart.

How to start a startup without ruining your life

For 6 years of my professional life, I worked only at startups. I saw myself as “the coder” — the guy that the brave hired to turn their ideas into real businesses.