Should I Use A Carousel?
“Carousels are effective at being able to tell people in Marketing/Senior Management that their latest idea is on the Home Page. Use them to put content that users will ignore on your Home Page. Or, if you prefer, don’t use them. Ever.”

lee duddell
Description  UX  Quotes 
4 weeks ago
Why are some men so angry? | Jessica Valenti | Comment is free | The Guardian
There’s a Margaret Atwood quote that I can’t get out of my head these days: “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”
Feminism  Mental-Health 
7 weeks ago
swissmiss | Values
“To be mature you have to realize what you value most. It is extraordinary to discover that comparatively few people reach this level of maturity. They seem never to have paused to consider what has value for them. They spend great effort and sometimes make great sacrifices for values that, fundamentally, meet no real needs of their own. Perhaps they have imbibed the values of their particular profession or job, of their community or their neighbors, of their parents or family. Not to arrive at a clear understanding of one’s own values is a tragic waste. You have missed the whole point of what life is for.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt
10 weeks ago
swissmiss | Resist The Presence
“Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present.”
- Alan Watts
11 weeks ago
I no longer have patience | Ioadicaeu's Blog
“I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve become arrogant, but simply because I reached a point in my life where I do not want to waste more time with what displeases me or hurts me. I have no patience for cynicism, excessive criticism and demands of any nature. I lost the will to please those who do not like me, to love those who do not love me and to smile at those who do not want to smile at me. I no longer spend a single minute on those who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense, hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise. I do not tolerate selective erudition nor academic arrogance. I do not adjust either to popular gossiping. I hate conflict and comparisons. I believe in a world of opposites and that’s why I avoid people with rigid and inflexible personalities. In friendship I dislike the lack of loyalty and betrayal. I do not get along with those who do not know how to give a compliment or a word of encouragement. Exaggerations bore me and I have difficulty accepting those who do not like animals. And on top of everything I have no patience for anyone who does not deserve my patience.” _ Meryl Streep
september 2014
august 2014
10 Words Every Girl Should Learn | Soraya Chemaly
"Stop interrupting me,"

"I just said that," and

"No explanation needed."
Gender  Women  Sexism  Public-Speaking 
july 2014
When to Say No to New Responsibilities at Work
The key is to be highly selective. One common misstep that both high performers and new employees make is accepting too many low-visibility assignments that require them to work overtime without gaining the benefits of recognition and new skills that such assignments should bring. To avoid stretching yourself too thin for no visible career benefit, here is a checklist for when to diplomatically say "no" to extra assignments.
Employment  Advice 
july 2014
swissmiss | Your Product
“Outside the room nobody really knows or even cares about your grand vision. Instead, your product is all there is.”
- Albert Wenger
quote  Mozilla 
july 2014
swissmiss | Enthusiasm
Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.”
– Ivern Ball
july 2014
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