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10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

The 11 Tools You Need to Run Your Business From Anywhere

Want to get away from the office and still be able to run your business? Use these 11 tools.<p>Remote working is a trend that's here to stay. In fact, the latest report from Global Workplace Analytics indicates a 103% growth in employees working from home since 2005. It's a trend that positively and …

Small Business

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Rejoice! Theresa May is reportedly to repeal the ban on grammar schools; thereby embarking on the reversal of another historic mistake in what will be a radical, and hugely beneficial, reform of the education system.<p>In her first speech as Prime Minister, Theresa May said: “When it comes to …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

5 Universal Success Principles That Have Nothing to Do With Motivation

<b>Most of the success advice you read is crap because it mistakes correlation for causation.</b><p>“Eighty percent of successful CEOs wake up at 5 a.m.—follow …

Motivation

Seven Super Skills: Progressing in Translation

<i>By Joseph Lambert (@jaltranslation)</i> <i><br>Reblogged from the JALTranslation blog with permission from the author (incl. the images)</i><p>Today’s post sees us move …

Language

Has Google's Parsey McParseface just solved one of the world's biggest language problems?

Google has just created possibly the world's best computer program designed to understand the English language but this cutting-edge technology may just be the tip of the iceberg.<p>A new theory could be about to unlock the secrets of how natural human language really works, putting an end to a …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

“Go threaten geese:” The insults in other languages that sound the strangest in English

Crafting the perfect slight is an art form. If your well of funny and unexpected jabs has run dry, you could take inspiration from other languages. A Reddit post posed the question: What’s an insult in a non-English language that sounds silly or strange when translated to English? Laughs abounded …

Language

6 Essential Networking Survival Tips For Introverts

Have a plan. Be approachable. And don't forget to take time to recharge.<p>I'm considered an "INTJ" in the Myers-Briggs universe of personality types. Without dissecting what this acronym means here, simply put, it means that I lean toward the "introvert" end of the personality spectrum.<p>This does not …

Personality

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

Success

The 1 Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2016

If the rise of Trump blindsided you, it's because you didn't read this book.<p>Every year I read dozens of books and provide you with a list of the "best of the best" motivational books, sales and marketing books, and management books. Many of the books I recommend (as well as those recommended by …

Small Business

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you about tools. These three areas are the most frequent areas that I see Entrepreneurs struggle unnecessarily. They make it hard either because they won't …

Six Tips for Stunning Data Visualization

It's important to display your data so that it's understandable, but sometimes you need a little help.<p>We're all collecting data - mounds and mounds of data. So, how do we use this data to make it worthwhile? Well, regardless of whether you're presenting data to company executives or prospective …

Data Visualization

3 Surefire Ways To Jumpstart Your Creativity

These things always get the juices flowing.<p>When it comes to getting the creative juices flowing, here are some of the most common suggestions:<p>Drink a massive cup of coffee. Listen to music that inspires you. Watch a "really creative" movie. Go for a long walk. Surround yourself with other creative …

Creativity

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting your own business is no small undertaking, so it’s worth taking the time to really think …

5 Words You Use All the Time That Were Once Totally Unacceptable

Attention language lubbers: the fourth edition of <i>Garner’s Modern English Usage</i> is out this month, and while it’s as full of pedantry as any guide on …

Linguistics

LinkedIn HR chief recommends 3 books to all new managers

As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers and their employees need to succeed.<p>She says learned two fundamental truths about …

Self-improvement

Improve Your Conversation Skills With the Right Balance of Questions and Statements

Asking questions is a great way to start an engaging conversation. Ask too many questions, however, and your conversation starts to feel more like an …

5 Ways to Go From Hobby Writer to Pro

If you've been writing for any amount of time, at some point a question is going to come up for you: do I want to go pro?<p>It's an important question to ask, and, most especially, to answer. Because as you go deeper into a hobby, you'll start to think about the money you've spent and wonder if it's …

5 Businesses That Almost Failed and Showed Us Why It Pays to Keep Going

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how good or promising your business idea is, there will be times as an entrepreneur that you’ll question whether or not your company will ever be a success. Those overnight, rags-to-riches stories of explosive …

Entrepreneurship

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

Creativity

Why We Should Be Less Innovative—Or at Least, Less Obsessive About It

Lee Vinsel and Andrew Russell are professors studying technology at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. But, perhaps surprisingly given …

See the Greatest Vintage Photos of Baseball's Opening Day

Players huddle on Chicago-Pittsburgh opening day, 1947.<br>George Skadding—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Some welcome springtime for its …

Baseball

International PPC: How to deal with currency fluctuations

If you run paid search campaigns in multiple countries, you'll need a good way to keep track of currency exchange rates. Columnist Daniel Gilbert has …

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of April 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi &</i> …

Books

How Content Marketing and SEO Can Work Together

The internet has been seen as a great leveller in the world of business. In theory, and certainly in the early days, the playing field was fairly …

The Timeless Trick that Brands are Using to Manipulate Your Ad Experience

Brands are using a certain visual trigger to control how you react to their ad, and it's not what you'd think.<p>You're about to watch a movie with your kids, and before the movie even starts, they start laughing and shrieking from excitement. They haven't heard good things from their friends or read …

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