Ian Catamora

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How to Transform Complex Data Into Understandable and Shareable Visuals

Scott Berinato is the senior editor of Harvard Business Review and author of Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data …

Data Visualization

5 data visualisation tips from Andy Kirk and Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Data visualisation experts <b>Andy Kirk</b> and <b>Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic</b> – judges in this year’s Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2016 – have given OJB 5 …

Data Visualization

The One Quality That Makes a Truly Great Leader

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

Three Simple Rules for Buying Stock

Amid high-frequency trading and politically-driven markets, basic money management techniques should never change. None of us are right all of the …

A New Era Of Innovation

For the past 20 or 30 years, innovation, especially in the digital space, has been fairly straightforward. We could rely on technology to improve at a foreseeable pace and that allowed us to predict, with a high degree of certainty, what would be possible in the years to come.<p>That led most …

Innovation

We are turning data into stories!

Helping you see what your data has to say<p>The best way to explore and try to understand a large dataset is with visualizations. <b>Delivering editorial</b> …

How millionaires under 40 manage their money

Alas, there are some people who are lucky enough to be both young and rich.<p>And a report released recently by Capgemini Consulting showed some interesting trends in the strategies young millionaires use to manage their money.<p>In many ways, millionaires under 40 are even more conservative than their …

Personal Finance

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

Ten Things A Good Manager Won't Ask Employees To Do

Millions of words have been written and published about what it takes to become a strong leader. We should talk about another aspect of leadership, which is the fact that it’s really hard to be a great leader because the corporate and institutional framework make it much easier to manage badly than …

Employment

Here’s What So Many Leaders Get Wrong About Motivating Employees

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

How to Make Sure You’re Building a Stellar Team

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

How AWS came to be

There are lots of stories about the formation of AWS, but this much we know: 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services, the cloud Infrastructure as a Service arm of Amazon.com, was launched with little fanfare as a side business for Amazon.com. Today, it’s a highly successful company in its own right, …

Everything About Great Leadership Comes Down to This Essential Question

If you think you're a good boss now, this may change your perception.<p>I'm going to let the cat out of the bag. If you haven't noticed yet, this column is heavily slanted toward promoting a best-in-class leadership philosophy the business world has yet to fully discover. It's as if I were writing …

OMS View Designer: Visualize your data your way

<b>Summary:</b> Create data visualizations with this new OMS feature.<p>Hey folks,<p>Evan Hissey here to bring you another awesome OMS feature! I’m happy to …

Quitting Smoking? Expect a Lot of Failure Before You Succeed

Quitting smoking is so hard that most smokers kick themselves for even starting.<p>Not everyone who smokes enjoys it, as evident by the nearly 7 out of 10 smokers who've said they want to quit completely.<p>While many smokers have switched to e-cigarettes, those people shouldn't be considered nonsmokers. …

Israeli start-up's headphones adapt to people's unique earprints

"The two basic precepts of the audio industry are that we all hear exactly the same, and that we all hear perfectly, and we know that that's …

How you can use goal setting to get – and stay – in shape

Some people finish a marathon, or climb Mt. Whitney, or get down to a certain weight, and that's it.<p>That's their finish line.<p>They view that particular challenge as a sort of bucket-list accomplishment, and when they cross that finish line, they all but cross out fitness as a priority in their lives.<p>…

Marathons

Top 10 UX Design Articles for the Past Month.

We’ve observed nearly 1,800 articles related to UX Design in May-June 2016 and picked the Top 10.<p>UX Design (User Experience Design) is the process of …

UX Design

Analytics Software: This Is No Place For Product Loyalty

An engineer came to me with a sample report that he used for monitoring a manufacturing process. The report included a mix of charts and statistics, all neatly arranged on a single page. It was attractive, informative and compact. He wanted to know if I could create the same report with a different …

Big Data

4 Ways to Beast Your Morning Run Without Feeling Tired

What's the right way to tackle a morning run without wasting time or putting your body at risk? From fueling-up to warming-up, here's how to run …

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

8 Timeless Leadership Lessons From General Stanley McChrystal | Inc.com

I own two Washington DC-based firms (Successful Culture and Information Experts) that proudly support our war-fighters through the creation and facilitation of training programs to help our military men and women stay safe. I have the privilege of facilitating leadership training programs for our …

Leadership

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn …

Exercise

15 Python Libraries for Data Science

If you’ve read our introduction to Python, you already know that it’s one of the most widely used programming languages today, celebrated for its …

The One Question Every Boss Should Ask To Inspire Employees

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

10 Essential Cheat Sheets For Practical Web Designers

Good designers try to remember everything. Great designers have a broad understanding of the main principles and reference the rest. Think about it; it’s impossible to remember everything. New tools, techniques, standards and trends.<p>Smart designers are smart about their time. Effective referencing …

Web Design

5 Reasons Why There Are No Bad Teams, Just Bad Leaders | Inc.com

This is a common theme in the military and a philosophy embraced by good leaders. It embodies the reality that if leaders have built a great team and are providing sound leadership, there is no reason the team can't succeed and win.<p>In their New York Times best-selling book, <i>Extreme Ownership</i>, former …

Leadership

How to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Lazy AF

If you feel like you're in a bit of slump right now, you're not alone. These unmotivated, uninspired times can occur when we lose our focus and rush …

Motivation

40 Days To Change Your Life

I'm sure you've heard of the long-held spiritual belief to the number 40, the philosophy behind it stating that it takes 20 days to break old habits and 20 days to form new ones.<p>I'm interested in knowing if this is just a mystical number or whether there's any proof that 40 is associated with …

Lessons in Agile: Six Months at Pivotal

A conglomeration of Pivotal process life hacks for all your newbie needs.<p>I didn’t pair or do test-driven development (TDD) before Pivotal. In six …