Behind Post Typography’s ambitious Baltimore work, from punk to Parkway

Inside Post Tyopgraphy’s offices. (Courtesy photo) It might make sense for two guys who attended Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) to team up and start a creative studio. But for Nolen Stralsand Bruce Willen, it was playing in a heavy metal band that sealed their fate. “It was more like a hardcore band, but we thought we were […]

How to Rediscover Your Inspiration at Work

When we’re inspired, our work hums. We have a sense of purpose, buoyed by the feeling that our talents are being put to good use. We’re doing what we should be doing. And then, just like that, inspiration evaporates. Perhaps a negative comment from your boss deflated you or you’re not excited about a particular assignment. Inspiration […]

Killer Web Design Hacks That Will Actually Work for Your Agency

Is your website getting a large number of visitors but not giving you the quality results you want? Efficiently directing your visitors and persuading them to convert is not an easy feat and there is no shortcut to achieve overnight success. Ecommerce is the fastest growing industry, and it is expected that ecommerce sales will […]

Google launched an initiative to improve how users work with artificial intelligence

  Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Alphabet on Monday said it has kicked off a new research initiative aimed at improving human interaction with artificial intelligence systems. The People + AI Research (PAIR) program currently encompasses a dozen people who will collaborate with Googlers in various product groups — as well as outsiders like Harvard University […]

How Microsoft can make its expensive LinkedIn deal work

Microsoft has a track record of big buys gone south, and write-downs have topped $13 billion since 2012. Photo: Reuters Seattle: As Microsoft corp. officially swallows LinkedIn corp., it should have one goal: Make this acquisition different. The company has a track record of big buys gone south, and writedowns have topped $13 billion since […]

50 Sure Fire Ways to Get People Fired Up and Motivated as Self-Starters at Work

A recent Gallup poll indicates that the percentage of U.S. employees who consider themselves “engaged” in their jobs averaged 31.5 percent, an historical low. That means nearly 70 percent of American employees don’t consider themselves engaged at work. Fired-up employees will perform their jobs more proactively. And you’ll realize benefits as well. You will find that you […]

10 Important Reasons to Work Seriously On Your Small Business Blog

How the heck do they do it? You know who I’m talking about. I’m talking about those successful small business entrepreneurs who get tons of business and engagement online. Sure, they hustle just as much as you do. They attend the same networking events. But there’s a difference. They seem to have much more business […]