Sunday, 6 April 2014

DESIGN, BUSINESS & INNOVATION


Photo via Fast Company.

Inspiration From Pinterest For Offices That Stir Creativity. "When Victor Ng, Pinterest's brand designer, was hired by the company about a year ago, he did something unusual. He made a poster with Ryan Gosling and a cartoon speech bubble that said, memelike, "Hey girl--I'll repin yours if you repin mine," and sent it in, along with his signed offer letter. It was a cheeky move that might be frowned on at a traditional company, but that's not what Pinterest is. In fact, Ng's poster is prominently displayed in the office. And indeed, since Pinterest moved to a new location last summer, the company has slowly, gradually been decorating the office with trinkets, found and commissioned objects, and employee-made tchotchkes. You might say that Pinterest's own offices are like a giant, real-life Pinterest board (and no Pinterest fails in sight)". Read full article in Fast Company. E.T.P. 5'


Photo: The Procrastinator (some) Times.

4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn: "Just as people can learn to code, write, or speak French, people can learn to work with other people, too. Successful people--even those not naturally inclined this way--learn to do just that". Read full article in Fast Company.

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