Agile has become one of the biggest buzzwords in tech. So what exactly is it? Put simply, agile means we value responsiveness over procedures and process purely for the sake of convention. It’s often a people first approach with teamwork and collaboration that provides a more rewarding experience. And when…..
In my ideal work world we’d live and die by 4 mantras: 1. Innovation We work to make a difference — to influence and inspire. I’m surrounded by people who support diverse perspectives. We encourage each other to think big, take risks, and make an impact. 2. Quality I work…..
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about where creativity comes from and how to nurture and grow it in a team. As a result, even well-meaning leaders can end up killing the creativity of a team when they need it most. If your team is in the midst of…..
Are you a founder? Here are some startup tips for identifying risk, gathering information, and making money. We all know that hard work and good luck are key to startups’ success. But what if that’s not true? What if all startups have people who work hard and a bit…..
“There are 3 kinds of people: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.” ~Author unknown. Vince Lombardi famously said leaders aren’t born, they are made. Leaders are often associated with natural charisma, confidence, dazzling social intelligence, insight, intuition, courage, compelling communication,…..
To survive, thrive and achieve our bold professional ambitions in today’s competitive world, we need to continously transform and adapt to the future. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Everyone is…..
Today is a brand new day. A fresh start. An opportunity to replace any negativity with positivity, think happy thoughts, exercise, go for a run or do some sit ups, drink lots of water, fill the body with fuel, sip a latte, take a picture, enjoy the morning. Today is…..
Marketers are shifting their budgets away from “interruption”advertising. They realize most people now begin their purchasing experience by doing online research to compare prices, quality, and read reviews. Even if they end up making their purchase in a store, they start their fact-ﬁnding and decision-making on the web. Digital marketing…..
“A person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric.” Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes, in a commencement speech at Kenyon College on pursuing what matters: “Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as…..
Whether we’re shopping for eye-liner, concert tickets or a vacation in Paris, the Internet has changed how we decide what to buy. Brands have to provide useful, relevant information fast if they hope to be useful to consumers. A sluggish mobile site is a huge road block in achieving your…..