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7 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Improve Your Focus

You're reading 7 Ways to Declutter Your Life and Improve Your Focus, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Minimalism

Beyond Dashboards: Good Business Intelligence is About Actionable Data

Business intelligence is a lot more than visually appealing dashboards. With a market size of roughly $14 billion, business analytics software companies are making actionable sense of an endless stream of data.<p>Simply defined as the "transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information …

Big Data: A Game Changer in Healthcare

Big Data will leave no sector untouched as it continues to change the way we think about everything from sales to human resources, and medicine and healthcare are no different.<p>For years, the basis of most medical research and discovery has been the collection and analysis of data: who gets sick, …

Digital Health

How to Create a Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan

If one of your goals is to become more proficient at social media marketing, then you need to follow the advice of Yogi Berra, who said, “If you …

The Most Romantic Beaches in the World

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. Here, travel experts reveal the most picturesque—and</i> …

Beaches

Yoga Is Ideal If You Sit When You Work

Asana, or physical yoga, was originally designed to make it more comfortable for monks to sit and meditate for long periods of time. The goal of yoga is to release stress from the body, so one can sit and think quietly. <b>It is the ideal exercise for the seated office worker!</b><p>In some schools of …

Yoga

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Optimize Social Media Ads for Mobile

It's time to start putting some real strategy and effort into your mobile social media ads. Learn how to optimize your campaigns inside.<p>Early this …

Social Media

The inspiring rags-to-riches career of 'Shark Tank' judge and entrepreneur Robert Herjavec

Not only is he a millionaire thanks to some successful companies he has founded, but he also maintains a fun social life with truly interesting hobbies.<p>Here are all the trials and tribulations that made him the brilliant and successful shark he is today.

Entrepreneurship

How Lifehacker’s Founder Gets Things Done (And Stays Sane)

Portrait by Bill WadmanGina Trapani, best known for founding the popular productivity site Lifehacker, is a modern jack-of-all-trades. She writes. …

Productivity

I Quit My Job When Apple and Google Helped Me Start an Online Business

Four years ago I was a member of the beige army, working in a full-time job as a manager in a software company in Dublin, Ireland.<p>I was a cog in a much larger wheel. I did my job well and played my part in the larger company goals. But it was an ongoing low level nightmare.<p>My job involved working …

Here's why Google's Chromebooks are so awesome

And soon, they're getting a huge update that'll let them run Android apps.<p>Here's why Chromebooks are so great, and why you'll probably want to buy one soon.

5 Musts Before Launching Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you decide to pursue a social media campaign, it’s natural to get a bit excited. You’ve been thinking about the potential returns of social media marketing for a long time, and you want to start earning the rewards as soon as …

Marketing

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

Database Handling in Python

In the information age we are living in, we can see how much data the world is exchanging. We are basically creating, storing, and retrieving data, …

7 programming languages we love to hate -- but can’t live without

The well-meaning advice to not carry a grudge certainly didn’t come from anyone who’s wrestled with a computer for a living. Toil for anytime with …

A programmer has some harsh things to say about a popular t-shirt sold at Google's developer's conference

He was not pleased.<p>"'Eat, sleep, code, repeat' is such bullsh--," he wrote on Medium.<p>"Eat. Sleep. Code. Repeat.' was printed on everything," he wrote, adding, "I'd seen the phrase before, but this time it burned into my brain, probably because it was being so actively marketed at a large …

Here’s Why You Should Stop Striving for Work-Life Balance

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How Entrepreneurs Think

How often do you think about the way you think?<p>I remember how busy my thought process was in the earliest days of starting WordStream. At the time, I was bootstrapping my start-up with consulting fees while building the software side of the business. Everything seems urgent, all the time, when …

This May Be the Biggest Mistake an Entrepreneur Can Make

Probability is a wonderful tool but it may also be the surest path to an ordinary life devoid of innovation.<p>Our greatest fear is uncertainty. We will do anything to avoid it, including lying to ourselves and trying to pretend that we can work around it by creating certainty through decisions that …

How Startups Benefit From Amazon, Google, and Microsoft's Cloud Race

Cloud computing is helping the smallest of businesses thrive.<p>The benefits of cloud technology are spreading from Amazon to the smallest family-run companies in the US.<p>Down in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey is considering a state law that would require agencies to shift their IT resources to the …

Accounting

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Big Data Continues To Grow Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason. According to a recent report from …

Big Data

Teach yourself programming in 10 years

• Systematically identify top designers as early as possible.<br>• Assign a career mentor to be responsible for the development of the prospect and carefully keep a career file.<br>• Provide opportunities for growing designers to interact and stimulate each other.

Programming

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Credit<p>One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-polluting electricity and to also curb other issues that directly affect the environment. Due to different global warming concerns that are depleting …

Solar Power

Mind Your Dishes – Mundane Tasks to Improve Mental Health

Most people would never consider housework an appropriate or effective stress reliever, but a new study shows that washing dishes can improve …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

15 reasons you should never travel to Washington state

1. Sunsets over the San Juan Islands just aren’t that pretty.<p>2. You think skiing and the scenery it entails sucks.<p>3. Going to a Bavarian village in …

Washington State

How to Build an App if You’re Not a Developer

I often hear from friends who have an idea for an app, but aren’t software engineers. They want to know how they make progress without having to …

Amazon explains its secret weapon in the cloud wars

About a year ago, Amazon introduced Lambda, which it describes as "a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you."<p>That sounds like a lot of buzzwords, but developers and customers like Major League Baseball and …

Cloud Computing

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …