Here’s some of what I’ve been reading over the last couple days…
- NY Times: To Stay Relevant in a Career, Workers Train Nonstop – In the world we live in, by joining the workforce, you’re committing yourself to a life of learning. The world is always evolving and it’s doing it faster than ever. Part of your job is keeping up with the changes.
- NY Times: Square Acquires a New York Design Firm – Top tech companies are starting to recognize the importance of having great designers. If you want the masses to use your product, it needs to be more than just functional. It needs be beautiful.
- Good: Don’t Fall Asleep at the Wheel: Successful Entrepreneurs Have Lives – There’s new research that underscores the notion that having a balanced life actually leads to you being more successful at work. It’s not all about working 12 hour days. It’s about learning to be more productive with the time that you have and then giving yourself a chance to re-energize.
- GigaOm: Foursquare keeps moving into local search with Open Table reservations – Having been SUPER early to Foursquare, it’s been a lot of fun to watch the product evolve and see the founders really fulfill the vision that they’ve had from the onset.