Kirk McElhearn

Kirk McElhearn has been writing about technology and business for more than 15 years. He has written for national publications, has authored or co-authored more than two dozen books about technology, and writes for a number of publications and blogs. Find out more about Kirk on his blog Kirkville, or follow him on Twitter @mcelhearn.

Growth IQ Book Review

Book Review – Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business

Many high-concept business books present amorphous ideas about how to succeed in business, but Growth IQ by Tiffani Bova is extremely concrete.

The CEO Next Door Book Review

Book Review – The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders

Do you have your eye on becoming a CEO? See our book review of The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders.

The Art of Storytelling in Business

The Art of Storytelling in Business and Creating Brand Awareness

Creating brand awareness for a startup requires the subtle art of storytelling in business to be successful, but what exactly does that mean?

TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change - Book Review

Book Review – TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change

In this book, TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change, Brent Gleeson attempts to apply the principles used by the SEALs to the business world, offering a "ten-step program" to create positive change.

How to Slim Down iOS and Android Notification

Information Overload? How to Slim Down iOS, Android Notifications

As smartphones have matured, operating systems have added tools to fix this information overload. In this article, we'll explain how to slim down your iOS or Android notifications and simplify your life.

Why You Should Outline Business Documents

Why You Should Outline Before Writing Important Business Documents

From your business plan to your website and press releases to company memos or emails, writing these documents is important - and there’s a skill that is essential to crafting efficient documents: outlining.

Analog Tools for Business

The Virtue of Using Analog Tools for Business

Analog tools for business are gaining popularity and changing the way we work. We explain what are analog tools and how to use them to help you focus and be more productive at work.

Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us - Book Review

Book Review – Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

In this book review, we look at New York Times bestselling author Dan Lyons book, Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us.