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Music's Salvation Might Be Selling Not Songs, But VR

So here's a strange thing about making VR videos: turns out it's really hard to show a rough cut. Even once you've done the complicated 360-degree …

How data, machine learning and AI will perform magic for consumers

Imagine wanting a cup of coffee and suddenly finding it before you, freshly prepared to your exacting standards.<p>This isn’t a fantasy from the mind of …

Roles & Responsibilities of a Successful Analytics Team

After years of working with hundreds of companies, I’ve learned a thing or two about what makes analytics projects successful. I’ve also watched many …

Communication Skills

The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness

Hundreds of mindfulness studies are published every year. The research has found that not only are mindful people more prone to wellbeing, but …

Steelers top NFL's best franchises list

The Steelers may be trailing the Patriots in terms of post-1995 league success, but a division championship in 2014 helped keep the Steelers at the …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Mind For Clarity, Focus, and Peace

<b>“Life is as simple or complicated as we make it.” Donna Smallin</b><p>The dreaded “C” word. Clutter.<p>We all deal with it. In some part of our world, we face …

My top 10 quotes on change

Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change. A company that stands still will soon be forgotten. Trying to provoke …

Top 10

Want fewer regrets? Enjoy your life. Right. Now.

Steve Gilliland is sitting in an airport in Salt Lake City, enjoying the day. There was a time when the North Carolina-based motivational speaker and author of several books including <i>Enjoy The Ride</i> might have been worrying about where his next billings would come from, working the phones to boost …

The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

Product Management

57 Basic Marketing Analytics Terms Everyone Should Know

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Be More Productive, Backed by Science

<i>BY</i> <i>CAMMI PHAM</i><i> — First appeared on</i> <i>my personal blog</i><p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my …

Time Management

Procrastinating? Try This Quick, Easy Trick To Get On Track

<i>Check out related career stories:</i> <b>6 Tips For Better Work-Life Balance</b> <i>and</i> <b>5 Signs You Might Be a Workaholic.</b><p>There are a million productivity tools at our disposal today. But today we’re going to talk about one that is totally free, super easy and perfect for the lazy procrastinator in all of us.<p>We’ve …

5 Ideas for Better Work and Better Life | Inc.com

This tension, of course, is known as "work-life balance." And while work-life balance is something most people want, it's also something that most people--especially people living in the United States--aren't very good at achieving. A recent OECD Better Life Index ranked the U.S. 28th out of 36 …

Happiness

10 Productivity Strategies Backed by Science | Inc.com

<i>Sujan Patel has championed internet marketing and entrepreneurship for over a decade. His experience, ideas, and strategies have helped hundreds of companies build and strengthen their businesses online. Sujan is VP of marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of When I Work--an employee scheduling</i> …

Productivity

Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

The audience Q&A is very much a part of most directors’, writers’, and other artists’ live appearances. In just about every case, someone from the audience will ask the same question, and the artist will sort of cringe internally, even though he or she probably expected it. That question is “Where …

Margaret Atwood

An Uncensored True Tale of Parenting

This guy is a future father of twins, and so I feel a certain camaraderie with him:<p><i>Dear Matt,</i><p>Sorry, I don't mean to bug you. I know you are very busy and probably get a lot of email (that's an understatement lol). Anyways, I found out a few weeks ago that my wife is having twins! Yeah, pretty …

Parenting