Methods Map Showing results for Qualitative research Showing 1-20 of 859 items Back to top Choose from the "Show content" menu to display related content here. Getting the Most Out of the Research Experience Brian Roberts While each research situation is different and no book can fully prepare the researcher for what they experience – this book provides a guide to what may be expected. Working Better: How to Carve Out Time to Think - Business Every three months, GOOD releases our quarterly magazine, which examines a given theme through our unique lens. Recent editions have covered topics like the impending global water crisis, the future of transportation, and the amazing rebuilding of New Orleans. This quarter's issue is about work, and we'll be rolling out a variety of stories all month. A few decades ago, career paths were more linear. A good company boy or girl could work at the same place for decades, climbing up the corporate ladder one promotion at a time.
5 Social Media Lessons Learned from Whole Foods As a company, Whole Foods has impressively embraced social media more than most, gathering over 1.2 million followers on Twitter and 123,000 fans on Facebook in the process. While it is easy to understand why a relatively young company or one started by a tech-savvy founder would so completely embrace social media communication tools, it is quite a bit more remarkable for an almost 30 year old established brick and mortar company with roughly 50,000 employees and over 270 stores worldwide to have done so. I recently visited the Whole Foods headquarters in Austin, Texas to meet with members of their new media team, including Bill Tolany, the company’s Senior Coordinator of Integrated Media, and Winnie Hsia, who oversees the @wholefoods account.
50 Ways to Make Your Home More Organized, More Attractive, and More Efficient - Stepcase Lifehack - StumbleUpon The modern home is far bigger than the home of just 30 years ago – and far more cluttered! How can that happen? Basically, our demand for stuff is outstripping our ability to buy space – no wonder self-storage is one of the leading growth industries in the United States. Questions about runaway consumerism aside, what all this excess stuff means for most of us is more time spent maintaining our living spaces to keep some semblance of order in our lives. Most of us don’t want to spend our evenings and weekends – and more for work-at-home types – knee-deep in clutter, never sure where anything is, and constantly stepping over all those things that, for one reason or another, we just had to have.
The Web Design and Development Blog - StumbleUpon DesignWoop welcomes this guest post by Tomas Laurinavicius. Since the iPhone and iPad entered the market you can hear lots of news about apps for these devices. Tons of apps available today and you can find everything you want. How To Think Like An Entrepreneur To Help Your Business Thrive What Is Entrepreneurship? The dictionary defines an entrepreneur as 1. A person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk; 2. An employer of productive labor; contractor. Most of us can come up with the names of famous entrepreneurs who have made tremendous impacts to our society and the world at large: Henry Ford, Ray Kroc, Michael Dell, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and of course, Steve Jobs, to mention only a few.
Time Management Essentials: 13 Routines For Improving Your Life I’m usually against adopting strict, boring routines in my lifestyle, unless they can really improve the quality of my life. But even yet, I don’t like boring things at all, so I just prefer to stick with the ones that are both exciting and that can make a big difference. In this post I’m going to list some of those routines that are part of the latter category. I’m going to talk about daily, weekly and monthly routines that have made noticeable difference in my lifestyle. Twitter, Facebook, and social activism At four-thirty in the afternoon on Monday, February 1, 1960, four college students sat down at the lunch counter at the Woolworth’s in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. They were freshmen at North Carolina A. & T., a black college a mile or so away. “I’d like a cup of coffee, please,” one of the four, Ezell Blair, said to the waitress. “We don’t serve Negroes here,” she replied. The Woolworth’s lunch counter was a long L-shaped bar that could seat sixty-six people, with a standup snack bar at one end. The seats were for whites.
4 Key Success Factors That Can Enable a Higher Return on Innovation In a slow or no-growth environment, we know successful innovation is absolutely essential for companies to establish and maintain a competitive advantage. While that may be yesterday’s news, achieving it is hard work. How can you achieve high value from your innovation initiatives? In this article Adi Alon discusses four key success factors that can help you get a higher return on innovation. New products and services attract new customers and, in many cases, can help companies gain market share, even when the overall market is growing slowly at best. In survey research, we have seen that nearly nine out of ten executives in the United Kingdom and the United States agree that innovation is as important for success as cost management, and many companies are increasing funding for innovation as they seek growth in an anticipated economic upturn.
Improving Your Site's Search Engine Ranking - Web Services - SPH Informatics & Computing Services By Patty Bradley, Web Administrator (Click to expand table of contents) See also: Glossary Keywords Standing: The One Simple Trick That Can Double Your Productivity A subject of great interest to most of us is productivity. We want to be more productive, and we’re willing to do anything to achieve this, yet we spend a major part of our lifetime doing something that makes us less productive while at the same time posing the risk of reducing our lifespan. Unfortunately, this particular thing is so common these days that a lot of us now see it as something normal.
How to Find Enough Time to Do Everything You Want We could all do with a few more hours in the day. There are so many different things we want to do, in every aspect of our lives. We want to improve our financial status, get further with our career, take part in the hobbies which bring us alive, and give something back to the world. No wonder we get overwhelmed. No wonder we end up aimlessly surfing the net or watching reruns on TV, because we just don’t know where to begin. Figure Out What You WantFirst, it’s absolutely crucial to know what you want.