3. Distinguish gut from bias In some circumstances, your gut feelings could be a reflection of your bias, says Holland-Kornegay. “If you experience a spontaneous emotional reaction to a political issue, for instance, then your conclusion may come less from a deep involvement and understanding of the political process and more from what falls in line with your existing beliefs and those of your peers,” she says. “In this way, it’s important to distinguish when coming to a quick conclusion is attractive versus constructive.” … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get better at trusting your gut
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DM: Keep practicing and don’t give up so easily. When I first started, I was just out of college and I had to learn so much because real life is so different from a college class. We look at that project and we’re just trying to get an A on it, but real life is not like that at all. It’s not so structured. Keep observing the world and using it as inspiration for your design. Continue to challenge yourself with new techniques and visuals. Learn to network with other people, even if they’re designers, too. It’s not about competition all of the time. Developing relationships is essential. People will remember how you treated them as well as your talent. You don’t want to be that talented person that no one wants to deal with. You want to be relatable. You want to share knowledge. Don’t be afraid to share what you know, because even if you tell someone about a technique, they have a totally different mind from you. It’s still going to come … [Read more...] about Why visual design has never been more important for educating the masses
For some restaurants, these kits straddle a line between raw ingredients and takeout, giving them something to sell that grocery stores can’t. Shouk, a fast-casual Israeli restaurant in Washington, is now selling its hummus, which customers have been clamoring for, as well as falafel kits to “help you get to the last mile at dinner,” said Ran Nussbacher, a founder. (At least until this week, when protesters broke a window in the shop.) … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Your kitchen can be as well stocked as restaurants now
For those who don’t remember the case, the context here is the RBI action to write down Yes Bank’s AT1 bonds as part of a rescue plan. A stock exchange clarification from Yes Bank’s RBI-appointed administrator, Prashant Kumar, in March said the AT1 bondholders will get nothing as per the condition of the reconstruction scheme. This, logically, came as a jolt to many investors, both retail and institutional. … [Read more...] about Banking Central: RBI ko gussa kyon aata hai?
How can we enable and equip our workforce to work remotely, or in environments that soothe and within hours that align with their creative energies? How can we go about establishing sliding deadlines to honor the creative flow? How can we invite ourselves and our employees to speak openly about intuitive work-related hunches? How much time could we allow for each employee to meditate and rest while viewing that as an investment in our workforce’s productivity? COVID-19 has shaken up nearly every industry, giving us all a chance to hit the reset button, override the inertia of stale traditions, and rewrite the big rules. Though this may not be our last chance to make the leap, the current seems to be whispering that now is a really good time. … [Read more...] about These are the rules to break if you want to be more creative