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Month: February, 2013

The High Cost of Suspicion

The High Cost of Suspicion

The moral of the story is that you lose less by trusting more. Managing a business is not about asserting control to minimize costs and risks, but about working collaboratively to achieve an agreed goal. To do that you have to be willing to listen to the people you work with, accept that there are decisions that they are more qualified than you to make, and then respect the decisions they make. 

How I get Unstuck

How I get Unstuck

You’re going to get stuck every once in a while — that’s inevitable. That’s not the problem. The problem is when you spend too much time being stuck; that’s when productivity can really grind to a halt.

The Next Generation of iPhone Productivity Apps is Here

The Next Generation of iPhone Productivity Apps is Here

Suddenly, there is a suite of email, calendar, to-do list and personal assistant apps designed based on the needs and usage habits of smartphone users, which make most of the apps that came before seem dated.

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive

Is the energy people bring to the office more important than the hours they work?

Doing the Right Thing or Making a Profit – Which Comes First?

Doing the Right Thing or Making a Profit – Which Comes First?

the most critical job of leaders: to establish clarity about purpose, values, and the business model. Purpose is about articulating what it is you are trying to build. Values define how you will pursue that purpose. The business model spells out how the organization will remain financially viable, delivering sufficient short-term returns to investors while establishing a platform for long-term success

Frictionless Freelancing

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Aaron Mahnke has written a book to help dealing with everything from productivity and business practices to client relations and billing.

The $14 ebook bundle of Frictionless Freelancing (DRM-free copies in multiple formats with bonus material) is $9.99 this weekend and today with coupon code ‘SNOWBALLS.’ The paperback is available for $19.

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As with all Rain Design products, the look of the iSlider is top-notch. It feels sturdy and looks slick to boot. The best aspects of the design are twofold: it allows the iPad to remain steady when typing at any angle and its sleek design makes it the most portable standalone iPad stand to date.

A review on Productivityist.

About design and Apple

A video about design and Apple. It’ s an add, but it’s informative.

Apple Design on You Tube

Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock to Finally Ship Next Week

Article Complet : http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/belkins-thunderbolt-express-dock-to-finally-ship-next-week
via Pocket

Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock to Finally Ship Next Week


Belkin’s long-awaited Thunderbolt Express Dock is now available for pre-order with the unit ready to ship next week. The dock adds FireWire 800, USB 3.0, Ethernet, and dedicated audio ports to any Thunderbolt-capable Mac.