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How Competition Can Spark Your Creativity
June 27, 2016
How Competition Can Spark Your Creativity

Children never worry that their latest creation is not creative enough. A child building a sandcastle does not second-guess their work — their main concern is the rising…

The Day I Became a Happy Product Manager
June 23, 2016
The Day I Became a Happy Product Manager

It was a big month. I was leading product for a Los Angeles-based SaaS company in the HR space. Our team had released five big new features and was starting to see…

If Bacteria Can Work Together, Why Can’t You?
June 21, 2016
If Bacteria Can Work Together, Why Can’t You?

Organizations that prioritize teamwork are highly trusted. Learn 4 ways to make teamwork an important part of your workplace culture.

Your Work Buddy Is Not Your Friend
June 20, 2016
Your Work Buddy Is Not Your Friend

Kids make friends so easily. They simply spot another child and ask “Will you be my friend?” If the answer is yes, within minutes they have instant harmony.

Your Resume: What Story Does It Tell?
June 16, 2016
Your Resume: What Story Does It Tell?

You may not think of yourself as a storyteller. And you may not think of yourself as an author with an audience to consider. But if you are searching for a job perhaps…

How To Get Customer Feedback in 24 Hours or Less
June 15, 2016
How To Get Customer Feedback in 24 Hours or Less

Black accents or aluminum? That was the last industrial design decision we had to make when nearing the launch of our Movband 3 fitness activity tracker. Our design team…

The Leadership Advice That Changed My Career
June 13, 2016
The Leadership Advice That Changed My Career

It was the late 1990s and I was interviewing for a new position at a hot software company in San Francisco. The hiring manager was trying to convince me that I was…

Get Angry at Work and Be Happy
June 9, 2016
Get Angry at Work and Be Happy

When was the last time you got really riled up at work? I mean truly fired up. Let’s even call it red-faced and angry.