• How to Get People to Actually Listen Your Ideas at Work

    How to Get People to Actually Listen Your Ideas at Work

    When we feel like our ideas go unheard or that our managers and coworkers don’t listen to us, we might be set off on a fast track to checking out or becoming disengaged from work. Despite having a good idea, we might say to ourselves, “What’s the point of sharing? No one seems to pay…

  • The Best Mind-Mapping Apps Of 2019

    Let’s get the hard question out of the way, first: What the heck is a mind map? Think of it like a way to organise your thoughts. You pick a general topic, then you draw out branches to subtopics, and each of these subtopics can have branches of their own that go to sub-subtopics, and…

  • The Best Brainstorming Is Divergent

    The Best Brainstorming Is Divergent

    You have a problem. You gather a group of smart, creative people and say, Let’s brainstorm. Together, you bounce around a bunch of ideas, whittling and honing them until you arrive at it: The Solution.

  • Elevator Pitch: Airwallex

    Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Jack Zhang, co-founder and CEO of cross-border payment platform Airwallex.