The Future of Design: Global Product Innovation for a Complex World [EPUB]
29 June 2019, 02:02
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 1473684676 | 1.39MB
How can today's designers better engage with new and emerging technologies to take advantage of the opportunities these technologies can bring?
"An insightful treatment of how design must change to address the many challenges with a world of global companies and design teams."—Don Norman, author, The Design of Everyday Things
WHAT ARE THE 10 GLOBAL FACTORS THAT DETERMINE DESIGN SUCCESS?
Using a wealth of examples from across multiple industries and countries, design expert Lorraine Justice fully explores the factors that will determine your success and provides a unique framework for navigating the industry into the future.
You will learn how design and innovation are being impacted by new and emerging technologies, societal demands, cultural shifts, and broader world issues. The Future of Design is practical, concise and includes guidelines for building and supporting creative teams, advice and strategies for evaluating product concepts, and interviews with product designers, inventors, and innovators from around the world.
Beat the Bots: How Your Humanity Can Future-Proof Your Tech Sales Career [EPUB]
26 June 2019, 04:01
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 154450344X | 1.25MB
As a salesperson, you need confidence and passion to win. But as buyers and robots continue to gain power, it's easy to feel beaten down in a world where customers no longer seem to need you. As deals fall through and commissions dwindle, you feel desperation begin to sink in.
Blow after blow, you wonder:
Am I going to lose the career I love—to a robot?
Anita Nielsen shows you how to get up off the mat and come out swinging. You don't need another impractical system or framework that can easily be copied by any other sales professional. Everything you need to regain your confidence and win in this new sales landscape is already in you, waiting to be unlocked. Anita gives you the keys: a series of trench tales, high-impact questions, and a thought process that shows you how to use the power of personalized value to differentiate yourself and win better, bigger, and more. Beat the Bots helps you ensure customers won't want to buy from anyone, or anything, else—not even a bot.
Never Too Old to Get Rich: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Business Mid-Life [PDF]
26 June 2019, 03:59
2019 | PDF | ISBN: 1119547903 | 5.38MB
Start a successful business mid-life
When you think of someone launching a start-up, the image of a twenty-something techie probably springs to mind. However, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers are just as likely to start businesses and reinvent themselves later in life. Never Too Old to Get Rich is an exciting roadmap for anyone age 50+ looking to be their own boss and launch their dream business.This book provides up-to-date resources and guidance for launching a business when you're 50+. There are snappy profiles of more than a dozen successful older entrepreneurs, describing their inspirational journeys launching businesses and nonprofits, followed by Q&A conversations, and pull-out boxes containing action steps. The author walks you through her three-part fitness program: guidelines for becoming financially fit, physically fit, and spiritually fit, before delving more deeply into how would-be entrepreneurs over 50 can succeed.
- Describes how you can find capital to start your own business
- Offers encouraging stories of real people who have become their own bosses and succeeded as entrepreneurs
- Written by PBS Next Avenue’s entrepreneur expert, Kerry Hannon
- Teaches you how to start your own business
Never Too Old to Get Rich is the ideal book for older readers looking to pursue new business ventures later in life.