According to a BBC study people of today, due to addictive web browsing, have a attentionspan of about….9 seconds. Ignoring stuff is the mastery of people of today, so yelling even more is not the way to get messages across. This means we only have this brief moment for people to fall in love with … Read more
Brief books for people who make websites. A Book Apart publishes highly detailed and meticulously edited examinations of single topics. We produce brief books of about 100 pages—the perfect size in terms of subject depth and coverage for topics like HTML5, CSS3, content strategy, responsive web design, and more. Essential readingstuff for those who want … Read more
Jim Coudal is a truly inspiring character. His company decided to shift from the standard model of selling their creative services to clients, to a model of creating products which they own and have full control over. And they’ve been very successful at it. Coudal Partners is proof that you can indeed create your own reality.
There are two ways to parse that question. The usual way is, “How little can I do and not get caught?” Variations include, “Can we do less service? Cut our costs? Put less cereal in the box? Charge more?” In short: “How little can I get away with?” The other way, the more effective way: … Read more
Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money, the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s a mistake. The secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, at home-is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things. There is a … Read more
In this age of distraction, prioritization is a constant challenge. We could easily spend all day just reacting to incoming communications, without ever doing anything to move the needle on the “important stuff.” In this short video, Behance founder and CEO Scott Belsky discusses the need to distinguish between what’s urgent and what’s important.