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Neil Pasricha: The 3 A’s of awesome

Neil Pasricha’s blog 1000 Awesome Things savors life’s simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt talk from TEDxToronto, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that’s truly awesome.

Simon Sinek Video Interview Playlist by Capture Your Flag

Videos with Simon Sinek from his Capture Your Flag career documentary series annual interviews (2009-present).

Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. Sinek is the author of two books, “Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Come Together and Others Don’t” and “Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action”. He is a public speaker, an adjunct professor at Columbia University and a Brandeis University graduate. His TEDx video “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” is the #2 most popular TED video of all time and was the #1 most viewed TED Talk in 2012.

Capture Your Flag is an educational media company producing its Capture Your Flag career documentary interview series with up and coming leaders to gather and share knowledge that helps you better plan, pursue, and achieve life and career aspirations.

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Design in Tech Report 2016: John Maeda at SXSW

Published on Mar 23, 2016

For all of us who use a computer or mobile device, great design is changing how we live and work. John Maeda’s 2016 Design In Tech Report helps explain why.

iOS Ad Blockers: Why Advertisers Are Suddenly Going Diarrhea In Their Pants

on October 20, 2015 by Joel Hladecek

Apple recently released ad blocking capabilities in iOS, and the ad and publishing industries began frothing at the mouth. Every emotion from spitting panic to disdain have been hurled into the webversphere over the capability. And as a consumer, and an ex-advertising shill, I love it.

I am particularly fond of the most vicious ad blockers, the so-called ‘blunt instruments’. The ones that leave gaping, blank maws between thin slices of actual content. The ones that so severely disable Forbes ’welcome page’ (an interruptive page of ads feigning value with some irrelevant ‘quote of the day’) that you are required to close the resulting blank window and click the article’s original link again to see the content.

Yes, I even revel in the extra effort it requires to get past all the newly broken, well-blocked bits. It’s harder in some ways. But you know what? It’s payback time. And that extra effort? It’s a pleasure. I know that each tap and empty window is sending a message.

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