Suggested Reads (Aug. 30, 2014)

Pile of old books on black backgroundWelcome to the very first installation of Suggested Reads. We spend a lot of (and I mean a LOT) of time reading articles on the Internet, on all sorts of topcis. Everything from leadership, learning, blogging, design, and, yes even entertainment articles catch our eye. Every week We’re going to share a handful of our favorites so you can read them too! These are just excerpts so if the topic interests you, click on the link and it will take you to the full article. So, without further ado….

 How to Build Trust With Colleagues and Friends

Trust is so easy to take for granted. As employees and employers, as friends and spouses and family members, we tend to expect a lot of people to trust us, and feel hurt when they don’t. As I found out the hard way when I got caught lying to my parents as a kid, building trust after it’s been broken and consciously withheld is much harder than building it implicitly over time as we do in most .

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Build Trust with Others Using the Johari Window Model

Teams best together when the individuals trust each other, but building trust can be difficult. The Johari Window model is a tool you and another party can use to share information about yourselves in order to build stronger, more trusting relationships.

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Time Management

When it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we’re juggling several clients and simultaneously trying to find new work. Here are some time management strategies freelancers and small business owners should have in their arsenal.

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7 for Less Terrible Smartphone Photo

Smartphones have made quality photography fun and accessible for everyone. But there’s still a lot more to it than just pointing and tapping if you want to lasting images. Here are a few simple ways to improve your everyday photo-taking.

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What interesting articles did you read this week? Share them in a comment below!