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How to Manage Projects Using an Online Kanban Board

Once you understand the concept behind what a Kanban board is, take a moment to learn more about how they can help you plan and manage projects in a …

Project Management

Excel Reporting: 5 Reasons Why It Is Bad For Business

We’ve entered the age of big data, in which more and more companies are seeing the value and importance of data in many different areas of their business, from market and customer research, to internal sales figures and HR analytics.<p>But we’ve also entered big data’s awkward teenage years when more …

Data Visualization

Practical Guide to implementing Neural Networks in Python (using Theano)

Introduction<p>In my last article, I discussed the fundamentals of deep learning, where I explained the basic working of a artificial neural network. If …

It’s time to join the second-job economy

I think it's time you got another job. Not a new job, but a second job.<p>The majority of you reading this are slaves to your employer. They are your lifeline to creating the life that you don't even truly want because you want more – you want better. Despite wanting a better life, without your …

Why these three questions can solve any problem

I’m a big fan of simplicity, whether it’s about strategy and innovation or personal productivity. In a complex world, there’s no use making things more difficult than they need to be.<p>It’s just so easy to complicate things — even I am guilty. But in reality, there are three questions I’ve used in …

Leadership

How to Create Passive Income Using Your Expertise

Across the world, entrepreneurs are rushing online in an attempt to make money. It’s the new gold rush, and many are packing their bags and heading …

Small Business

Chief Scientist At 1-Page Reveals How To Get Started In Machine Learning

<i>What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alex Smola, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University and Chief Scientist,</b> …

How To Train Your Mind Not To Wander While Reading - PsyBlog

Paying attention to what you are reading can be hard — especially in this age of endless distraction.<p>Practising meditation can help improve your …

Mindfulness

Here's How the Smartest Employees Manage Their Boss | Inc.com

You may not like having a boss. But until you're ready to go out on your own, having a boss will be a fact of life. Your interactions with that boss will determine the quality of your life at work, as well as the progression of your career. It's an important relationship to get right.<p>Though it may …

Employment

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …

6 of the Most Effective Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Whether it is intentional or subconscious, most people look to a leader to show them the way. In any successful organization, there is a person who …

Implanted Device Fights Plaque Buildup In Brain

It releases antibodies to combat deposits linked to Alzheimer's<p>The outside symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease—memory loss, personality changes, difficulty performing everyday tasks—are often heartbreaking to watch or scary to experience. They are a reflection of what the disease does to the …

Neuroscience

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

11 Tips For Successful Self-Service BI And Analytics

As more businesses attempt to compete with data, more people within their organizations must be able to gain insight from it. End-user requirements …

Business Technology