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5 Great TED Talks about DataViz

DataViz is a broad term that has been trending for years, so what exactly is DataViz, and why does it matter? DataViz (or data visualization) is simply the visual representation of data or information. For example, charts, maps, diagrams, infographics, icons and illustrations are all forms of data …

5 Key Takeaways From an Analysis of 200+ Popular Pinterest Infographics

Freebie: Science Line Icons (AI, EPS, PSD, SVG, PNG)

<b>Today we’d like to share a little freebie that our friends at Vecteezy have prepared exclusiveley for our Codrops readers.</b> It’s a clean vector icon …

Who Do Designers Marry?

A new infographic from Bloomberg charts out most common matchups based on profession–and some curious patterns emerge.<p>Whoever said love is a mystery was clearly living before a time of big data. The latest example: <i>Bloomberg</i> has charted out the likelihood of potential marriages based on</i> …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

University of California

3 surprising traits of highly effective leaders

It's not easy. After all, technical competence doesn't always translate to effective managerial skills, and superstar employees won't necessarily be superstar bosses.<p>In a recent article for The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., a professor of business psychology, suggests …

Asking Open-Ended Questions Helps New Managers Build Trust

In many companies and organizations, new managers are selected as a result of their success in technical and operational roles. This seems to be a sensible approach, as the manager needs to understand the challenges facing his or her direct reports. At the same time, it’s fundamentally flawed. The …

Management

A personality test used by major companies screens leaders for these 18 traits

The report, which includes clients' ratings in 18 key areas such as decisiveness and the ability to handle sensitive problems, is based on years of research on the factors that go into effective management. The CPI 260 and the reports that come with the results are used by major companies including …

Big Data Big Bucks: Pursuing a career in business analytics

<b>Big Data Matters Because...</b> We’re living in a world of information overload. According to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, the amount of data …

New Managers Need a Philosophy About How They’ll Lead

Being promoted to manager is a good sign you’ve been successful to date — however, the road from this point forward gets trickier to navigate. Your job is no longer just about getting the work done. You’re more likely now to find yourself juggling conflicting demands, delivering difficult messages, …

Leaders as Decision Architects

All employees, from CEOs to frontline workers, commit preventable mistakes: We underestimate how long it will take to finish a task, overlook or ignore information that reveals a flaw in our planning, or fail to take advantage of company benefits that are in our best interests. It’s extraordinarily …

The Smart Marketer’s Guide to Choosing a Social Media Niche: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding, Analyzing, and Testing The Best Platform For Your Business

You’ve read all the articles and social media blogs, and you’ve heard that you <i>should be on Twitter</i>, you <i>need to be on Facebook</i>, and you’re <i>losing out</i> …

Hi! I’m Mike Bostock, creator of D3.js and a former graphics editor for The New York Times. I do data visualization, design and open source. AMA! : dataisbeautiful

Community Details<p>13.3m<p>Subscribers<p>6.4k<p>Online<p>A place for visual representations of data: Graphs, charts, maps, etc. DataIsBeautiful is for …

Should Leaders Focus on Results, or on People?

A lot of ink has been spilled on people’s opinions of what makes for a great leader. As a scientist, I like to turn to the data. In 2009, James Zenger published a fascinating survey of 60,000 employees to identify how different characteristics of a leader combine to affect employee perceptions of …

Is Overwork Killing You?

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Every time the conversation turns to overwork, which is often these days, I think of Arthur (a pseudonym). When I met him, long ago, he was picking himself up after a tough year. A seasoned CFO with a sharp mind and an abrasive style, Arthur had lost his job over a …