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These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

Human Resources

Leadership Quotes

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. - Jack Welch<p>Management …

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day | Inc.com

It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the added challenge of getting small (and typically cute but …

Time Management

How to Manage a Project: A Very Practical Guide to Shipping Projects Relentlessly

When you’re running a project, you face a problem you might not have faced before.<br>You can’t just outwork a project.There’s other people involved. …

Project Management

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …

Machine Learning

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Stylish DIY Storage Ideas to Keep Your Home Ultra Neat

Get ready to feel like you’ve wandered into your own Pinterest board. These DIY storage ideas make organizing affordable and aesthetically pleasing. Win win.<p>A sturdy pegboard base accented with Day-Glo Plexiglas proves perfectly suited for sorting mail, displaying photos, and storing small items.

Storage Ideas

Lofty Idea: Clever Micro Apartment Packed with Hidden Storage

Sliding, stacking, transforming and compacting: the key to making a small space comfortable and functional is versatility, and this micro apartment …

What I learned about leadership when I interviewed the biggest drug dealer in history

Seth Godin has great advice about speaking at conferences: If you speak at a conference either do it for free because you love it, or charge FULL …

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

Ten Fold Engineering Creates Self-Forming Liveable Structures

Imagine if you could push a button to unfold a liveable house anywhere you could have it delivered. It sounds like a sci-fi film about future living, but it’s more about physics meets architecture through a new concept by Ten Fold Engineering.<p>The concept behind Ten Fold is simple. The key is a …

Housing Market

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

<i>Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post, is the host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education.”</i><p>If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, …

United Kingdom

Rock next semester with these 4 step-by-step studying tips

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>I'm a computer science major; could you please give me advice on the best way to study (especially for</i> …

Salman Khan: The World's Best-Known Teacher is Learning to Lead

Salman Khan became famous for teaching. Now he’s in a different role: Learner.<p>His Khan Academy is a free online education platform founded in 2006. Its 15 million registered users complete four million math problems per day.<p>But lately he’s facing a challenge unrelated to long division or …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

How Busy Entrepreneurs Deal With Mundane Tasks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As exciting as the entrepreneur’s life is, you have to deal with mundane tasks. Mundane tasks are repetitive, boring, unproductive and yet necessary.<p>What do busy entrepreneurs do about these mundane tasks? Is there a way to conquer the …