Archive for June, 2011

June 27, 2011 | In: Technology

Awareness

Awareness is an application that helps you become aware of time spent on the computer. It accomplishes this by playing the sound of a Tibetan singing bowl to mark every hour of continuous computer use. It also displays how long you've been using your...

June 22, 2011 | In: Innovation, Views

INFLUENCERS

INFLUENCERS is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment. The film attempts to understand the essence of influence, what makes a...

Scott Cook, Founder and Chairman of Intuit, at The Economist's "Innovation 2011: Entrepreneurship for a Disruptive World" event in Berkeley, CA. In this video Scott talks about some of the key factors required in helping an organization become...

June 20, 2011 | In: Marketing, Views

The Paradox of Choice

Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied. via Barry Schwartz on the paradox of...

Unlike a computer, we can not add more RAM to our brains. So we have to free up RAM so we can think more. David Allen gives us a system to set us free. Check out this and other Do Lecture's at The mind is for having ideas not holding them - Do...

“Give me an important task and I know you respect me…” “… but give me an important task that I have to figure out and I know you trust me.” “In fact, I would like to stay here my entire career.” “I appreciate that you stopped to...

Ben Hammersley (Deputy editor of WIRED UK) We all need to learn what to count and how to choose what number to put on the wall. If you can’t measure something you can’t improve it. Find out more How to optimise yourself - Do...

Chris Anderson comments on how we can “spend most of our working week simply handling the contents of our in-boxes. And in doing so, we’re making the problem worse. Every reply, every cc, creates new work for our friends and colleagues. The total time...

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way...

Ten-point manifesto by Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss on how to work better: 1. Do one thing at a time 2. Know the problem 3. Learn to listen 4. Learn to ask questions 5. Distinguish sense from nonsense 6. Accept change as...

Topics

Twitter

Show Support!