Design Business Links 24 April 2014
Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media.
- How to Embed Tables & Spreadsheet Data in Web Pages
“It is easy to embed tabular data in web pages. You can either use the standard
HTML tag or you can input the tabular data in a spreadsheet — like Excel Online or Google Spreadsheets — and embed the sheet in your web pages.
- Fight Productivity Paralysis With the 2-Minute Rule
“If you determine an action can be done in two minutes, you actually should do it right then because it’ll take longer to organize it and review it than it would be to actually finish it the first time you notice it.”
- The Most Underrated Skill for Creatives? Empathy.
“When given a task, it may be your instinct to hop in feet first. When starting a company, you may just want to put your head down and get to work. But before step one, there’s a step zero — the best of us listen first before creating anything.
- The 6 Best Tools For Creative Work, According To Science“CONNECTING OUR MINDS AND BODIES--BY SLEEPING, STEPPING AWAY FROM THE KEYBOARD, AND BREAKING A SWEAT--MIGHT BE THE BEST WAY TO GET THROUGH A CREATIVE BLOCK.”
- Smashing the glass ceiling: A Candid Conversation With 5 Women Leaders of Advertising and Media
“Women account for just 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs, while 3 percent of executive creative directors at ad agencies are female. It’s a pretty sad state of affairs.”
- Design Projects or Design Processes? Real Innovation Comes from Projects
“What’s the difference between design projects and design processes? The answer is important because if you don’t understand the difference you could find yourself disappointed by the innovativeness of your firm and its ability to compete.”
- 35 or younger? The advice of the old economy doesn’t apply to you. It’s now the post-employment economy.“If you are 35 or younger - and quite often, older - the advice of the old economy does not apply to you. You live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are still high. The money is still the…
- 65 Free Notification, Popup, Alert Window PSD Designs
“In this compilation below, you’ll find some of the best Free Downloadable Notification, Alert, Popup Window PSDs which might handy for your design projects. This is not the traditional long list with all the available PSD templates on the internet but it’s an refined collection of best handpicked PSD templates.
- Why You Need to Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are“AUTHOR BRIGID SCHULTE SAYS COMPANIES SHOULD STOP REWARDING OVERWORKED EMPLOYEES AND FOCUS ON PRODUCTIVITY INSTEAD.”
- The 10 Commandments of Typography [INFOGRAPHIC]“Combining and choosing fonts is an art. Fonts do not come easy, but once you pull off the right typeface, it can make your graphics stand out and, who knows, that type may even come out as the most powerful element in your design!