Daniel Barrett

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How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

How New Managers Can Send the Right Leadership Signals

One of the most exciting and — sometimes anxiety-producing transitions in a career — comes when you move from being an individual contributor to becoming a manager. At this juncture, <i>what you think, what you say, and how you show up —</i> in effect, your leadership presence — can have a direct impact on …

Leadership

The More Senior Your Job Title, the More You Need to Keep a Journal

For leaders assuming the CEO title for the first time, taking time to learn and think translates into early successes. But the problem is there’s little time to do either. Information comes at them more quickly, more people than ever before demand their time, and they’re told that the myriad …

Productivity

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too

Don't let self-doubt prevent you from reaching your goals.<p>In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little …

Self-improvement

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Digital media advisor. Former biz editor. Co-founded+ex-EIC Ladders News. Alum @<b>WSJ</b> @<b>GuardianUS</b> @<b>Marketplace</b>. News addict, Ravenclaw, kitten …

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do)

The cream of leadership rises to the top when these things happen.<p>The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, …

Employment

10 Habits of Highly Persistent People

What can you do when you're working towards a goal and your motivation fades? Here are 10 tips on how to recharge your batteries and keep going.<p><i>"You didn't come this far to only come this far."</i> I replay this mantra in my mind when I get weary from moving forward with any of my goals.<p>Whether it's my …

Motivation

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

Employment

Great app migration takes enterprise “on-prem” applications to the Cloud

Taking existing code to the Azure or Google cloud platform isn't hard, but mind the security gaps.<p>Over the past decade, companies have virtualized …

6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.<p>Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a …

Self-help

5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs Who Are Introverts

If you know you're not outgoing and don't like engaging with others, find teammates who can make up for those tendencies.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Introversion and extroversion are signature traits that ordinarily define how a person prefers spending his …

Self-improvement

3 Timeless Traits of Highly Successful Leaders

Going all-in and becoming a life-long learner are common leadership traits you can adopt as your own.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During my time in stand-up comedy I discovered if I took the right approach, I could learn from others in a way that would help …

Thought Leadership

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Guest Writer<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own …

Small Business

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

From Arguing With Your Boss To How GE Hires: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories

This week’s top stories may help you disagree more constructively with your manager and write better networking emails.<p>This week we learned what to write in emails to networking contacts so they won’t ignore you, why GE is rethinking which kinds of job candidates it considers “qualified,” and why …

Leadership

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them

Leadership isn't a dictatorship. If you want your employees to go the distance for you, avoid these 12 destructive behaviors at all costs.<p>In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the …

Leadership

Why Do We Spend So Much Developing Senior Leaders and So Little Training New Managers?

During the last five years of my corporate management career, I had a great deal of leadership development. Along with many other executives, I attended talks by noted management authors, I went to (often lengthy) team-building exercises, and I participated in discussions on different leadership …

Leadership

​Apache Libcloud: The open-source cloud library to link all clouds together

Apache Libcloud, the leading cloud service interoperability library used by Amazon Web Services, Apache CloudStack, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft …

Google Cloud Platform

Why Amazon Is Dead Wrong About Your Data Centers

For years now, we’ve heard Amazon Web Services partisans saying that most, if not all, corporate software will eventually run in a public cloud</i> …

Networking

Agile vs. Waterfall: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Agile vs. Waterfall—if you’re at least a little familiar with the world of software development, then you’re probably already well acquainted with …

Project Management

The 18-Minute Workout That Hits Every Last Muscle In Your Body

It’s called the Total-Body Muscle Tremor, and it lives up to its name<p>Metabolic resistance training is one of the best ways to get lean—especially if you follow a 50-10 circuit.<p>The Total-Body Muscle Tremor, shown in the video above, does just that. You have 6 movements that work your whole body. …

Selling software to big companies is a 'baroque tribal ritual bloodletting,' says investor

In 2007, Casado cofounded networking startup Nicira, which raised $41.82 million in venture funding before VMware gobbled it up in 2012 for $1.26 billion.<p>At VMware, Nicira's networking-virtualization technology became a $600 million business, before Casado left for Andreessen Horowitz just a few …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

15 Chrome Extensions that will boost your productivity

Chrome extensions brought a lot of innovation into the browser market, every Chrome user knows and loves at least a few. Very often, you know what …

Visual Studio Community - Free Python Development Tools!

But isn't all Python free?Yes! As it should be. But now you get the sweet Visual Studio features for Python...FOR FREE!!! <b>Download Visual Studio</b> …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

VMware bails on its 'head-scratching' plan to spin out a new company, and two board members quit

VMware surprised everyone when it announced plans to create Virtustream in October, after Dell announced its complicated takeover of EMC, which would turn most of VMware's shares into a tracking stock.<p>Essentially, the plan was to take a company called Virtustream, which EMC bought last spring for …

7 Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p><i>Getting started</i>. Two of the most de-motivational words in the English language. The first step is often the hardest to …