A Leader Must Be a Communicator Communication may be one of the most important roles of a leader. When a team feels uninformed, they disengage and can become resentful. A leader who is good at communicating with teammates and colleagues is vital for long-term team success. It’s important to be proactive with communication—communication is better… Read More


In a mere four hours of development, Johnny Lin turned an idea that was scribbled on his notepad into a web app that went viral almost instantly. Beak is a new app that lets you rate how smart (or “un-smart”) your Tweets are using an algorithm based on the SMOG readability index. The app popped up… Read More


I have often talked about why plastering social sharing buttons all over your website is completely ineffective. This morning, Smashing Magazine all but confirmed my theory. In today’s Smashing Newsletter, they wrote: Are social sharing buttons really that effective to be placed in the most visible areas of websites, sometimes even as “sticky” notes on the… Read More


mypost.io: a quick, user-friendly single webpage creation platform without having to deal with hosting or registration. fontawesome.io: Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS. nic.io: We provide the Registry services to the “.io” Top… Read More


On his many failed experiments, Thomas Edison once said, I have learned fifty thousand ways it cannot be done and therefore I am fifty thousand times nearer the final successful experiment. Elsewhere, we have dug into the data on startups that died (as well as those acquihired) and found they usually die 20 months after… Read More