The high five is a celebratory hand gesture that occurs when two people simultaneously raise one hand each, about head-high, and push, slide, or slap the flat of their palm against the flat palm of the other person. The gesture is often preceded verbally by a phrase like "Give me five" or "High five".There are many origin stories of the high five, but the two most documented candidates are Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke of the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball team on October 2, 1977, and Wiley Brown and Derek Smith of the Louisville Cardinals men's college basketball team during the 1978–1979 season.
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    … is the equivalent of extending your arm in friendship: Most people will shake your hand rather than decline the gesture. Or, maybe, they'll give you a high-five. You don't need a user's email address to send a LinkedIn connection request if you select the "friend" option. Again, remember that if you get too many rejected connection requests…

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  • Interview with Olivia Fabian, Founder of OFabz Swimwear

    … and how did you overcome them? Production has been the biggest challenge for sure. We have always been interested in keeping production in the U.S. and finding a partner to do that was difficult. Production is currently in California. What are the benefits of running a company like yours from a place like Fort Wayne, Indiana? Fort Wayne…

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  • Interview with Brian Clark: The Next Step After Empathy Maps

    …, and then from customer experience mapping, or customer journey mapping, you walk in their shoes, from their perspective, and understand the hurdles they face. What challenges do they face? Where are points where they feel great, where you want to give them a good job, a high-five? All of those different phases. How customer experience maps and empathy…

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    … accomplished. It is another way to see progress toward goals. I also like knowing what everyone’s working on; it helps me plan for any design assets that might be involved.” — Sarah Musselman, UX designer But mostly, we depend on iDoneThis for a sense of group accomplishment, a place to high-five (and often joke with) each other. If we stopped using iDoneThis…

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    Turning Tables “Unselling is not about not selling.” That’s a lot of negatives in one sentence. But Scott’s “unselling” concept is about looking at the lead-up to the sale rather than the sale itself, thereby creating clients for life. Scott Stratten‘s new book, co-written with Alison Kramer, is called UnSelling: The New Customer Experience.

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