The Willpower Paradox: Scientific American →
ableparris: Quite an interesting article! Below is the conclusion which will hopefully entice you to read the entire thing. ;) “This last finding is crucial. It indicates that those with questioning minds were more intrinsically motivated to change. They were looking for a positive inspiration from within, rather than attempting to hold themselves to a rigid standard. Those asserting will lacked...
Almost 90% of the US pays with a plastic card. Only 2% of the US can accept...– Jack Dorsey, founder of twitter talking about the new app Square via a presentation at Behance’s 99% conferance (video)
Bad Work Habits
I am trying something this week. I want to eliminate as many “work” distractions as possible. So today, I killed my desktop twitter client at the beginning of the day. The day is barely half over and I have noticed I have this scary habit of trying to open it all. the. time. When a file is loading, i tried to open it. When thinking through an email draft, I tried to open it. In...
On Making the Logo Bigger in Web Design.
First off, let me premise this by saying that there are some instances where this request is not out of line. And that each project is unique. However, I think it is important that we, as designers educate our clients about the methods and reasoning we put into a design. Doing it to do it is not enough. You have to be able to effectively answer the question “why?” You need to know what...
Idea Man vs. Entrpeneur
I have been thinking about what goes into making a good entrepreneur. By definition, and entrepreneur is someone who has possession of a new “enterprise, venture or idea.” But is that where it stops? Is simply all that it takes to carry the title? Does the identity simply stop at being able to posses such things, or is their more to it? There are plenty of unknown and incredibly...
Lower price doesn’t mean lower commitment. Customers always feel entitled, no...– Frank Chimero
Office in motion →
bobulate: Andy Polaine recently emailed, noting a work habit I wasn’t familiar with: Some of my Swiss colleagues even take the train somewhere for a couple of hours just to use it as an office. They have lunch in their destination city and then come back again, work done. There’s an interesting aspect to this — they all have a General Abonnement, which is like a season ticket. More on this on...
When I used to get RFPs during our web development days, I would always refer to...– Jason Fried (via clientsfromhell)
Good designs breeds great productivity. It’s simple: if a system functions...– www.actionmethod.com
Clients are great at destroying things– Massimo Vignelli Friends of Type — no dot no stop
A Normal Day In The Life of Michael Scott Design...
clientsfromhell: Client: “Hmmm, could you make it bigger?” Me: “That’s what she said.” Client: “You’re out.”
In the studio, I have a sofa for naps with a couple pillows. The pillow is kind...– Frank Chimero 10 Principles That Might Make Your Work Better or May Make It Worse | AisleOne
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“Just Because It Fits, Doesn’t Mean it Goes There” Passionix This site is hilarious!
The Roman Empire, which put Jesus on an execution stake, insisted that it was...– Rob Bell, “Jesus Wants to Save Christians” pg. 018
Radiohead Live in Concert - September 5, 2008... →
Umbrella Today? →
great ap. so simply… yet so usefull.
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Prison Entrepreneurship Program →
This looks like a great organization and an even better website.
Tip: Focus on Results, Not Time from Behance... →
NewsWare Apps | Spectra| msnbc.com →
This is the most awesome things I think any news comany has ever done.
Re:Lit | Death By Love: Letters from the Cross |... →
This look slike a good book… even more than that it looks like a great website…
Jets acquire Favre from Packers for conditional... →
I am so pissed about this entire ordeal. I am currently contemplating burning my Favre jersey.
I helped build this - www.fiestabowl.com →
BBC NEWS | Americas | Chicago locals beware the... →