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A while back, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had gleaned from working at the studio. This list of 22 rules of storytelling was widely embraced as it was applicable to any writer or anyone who was in the business of communicating (which is pretty much everyone, including software developers). Last week, Dino Ignacio, a UX Director at a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, created a series of image macros of the 22 rules.

Developing winning products for emerging markets To master the extremes of a fast-changing competitive landscape, challenge your company’s assumptions about designing, developing, and manufacturing products for these regions.

3 Big-Idea Strategies For Building A Fast-Growing Business: Startups and multinational corporations have vastly different approaches to quickly growing a business--and are all worth studying.

Tricky problems must be shaped before they can be solved. To start that process, and stimulate novel thinking, leaders should look through multiple lenses.

Most planned cities probably aren't designed with the view from space in mind, but some of them create incredible patterns on the landscape that can only be truly appreciated from above.

Leaders who are farsighted: 1. See possible futures that are good for the enterprise 2. Articulate their vision in a compelling and inclusive way 3. Model their vision 4. See past obstacles 5. Invite others to participate in the vision

3 Ways Successful People Prioritize Their To-Do Lists: You look at your to-do at the end of the day and--gulp--only the inconsequential tasks are crossed off. That's mismanaging priorities. Here's how to get them in order.

3 Ways Successful People Prioritize Their To-Do Lists

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Teachings of Dalai Lama can guide entrepreneurs in their ventures and help them draw some vital, effective, practical and profound lessons.

Some brands are born good, other brands need to have goodness thrust upon them. How can companies tell the right stories to make them more values-driven--and more successful?

Celebrated photographer Nadav Kander has taken portraits of everyone from President Obama to Ricky Gervais and has also turned his eye toward directing. Here he talks to Co.Create about the art of simplicity, authenticity, and leaving things unseen.

Master Class: How to Create an Unforgettable Portrait

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Crowdsourcing your strategy may sound crazy. But a few pioneering companies are starting to do just that, boosting organizational alignment in the process. Should you join them?

Great leaders choose their leadership style like a golfer chooses his or her club, with a calculated analysis of the matter at hand, the end goal, and the best tool for the job.

6 Leadership Styles, And When You Should Use Them

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ZeroN is a new physical/digital interaction element that can be levitated and moved freely by computer in a three dimensional space.

In The Lean Startup, Eric Ries argues that returning to the question of why five times cuts to the quick of a problem.

Can Facebook Beat the Google Display Network in Online Advertising?