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25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength | Inc.com

Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk will rob you of mental strength.<p>Your thoughts affect how you feel and …

Self-help

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

This technique will instantly make you the most productive person you know

Life is busy. We’re all constantly running a million miles an hour, trying to accomplish everything as if we were superheroes.<p>Whether you’re a …

9 Signs You're Successful -- Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren’t yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people …

The Simplest Motivational Technique May Also Be The Best - PsyBlog

Psychologists tested three common motivational techniques to see which works best.<p>Thinking “I can do better” really can help improve performance, new …

Motivation

Web Development Reading List #143: The Referrer Header, Third-Party Scripts, And Color Psychology

Hey! I don’t have a lot of links for you this week, but I feel that the ones that I selected are particularly useful to read. I learned about <b>how to</b> …

Web Design

How to Put the Right Amount of Pressure on Your Team

While the popular press talks of stress as a negative to be avoided, seasoned managers know better. If you’re trying to drum up new business, get a customer’s order out on time, or hit your numbers for the quarter, a little stress goes a long way. It’s even more important when you’re trying to …

7 UX Design Trends :That Will Rule The Roost in 2016

June 29, 2016Great “User Experience” isn’t a rocket science to understand and implement. As users’ expectations for a seamless, simple experience …

UX Design

How To Give Negative Feedback To Your Boss: Four Gates Of Communication

Coauthor Edward Sullivan<p>Giving negative feedback to your boss is a delicate art. We all feel the need to give feedback to a superior now and again, but many of us shy away from it because we don't want to rock the boat. But the truth is, the ability to speak truth to power -- to give feedback to …

How to Become a Project Manager: Can You Learn by Watching?

How to Become a Project Manager: Can You Learn by Watching? By Margaret Cato-Smith Going on a formal project management course is a must for an …

Project Management

Why Failure is the Key to Future Success

I realise that may sound counter-intuitive or juxtaposed to the conventional wisdom of rationality but failure is almost always the only constant …

How Do You Know If Your Team Estimated Your Project Correctly?

Before you entrust a software development company with your awesome product idea, you have to be sure that they’ll properly manage your time and …

How to Instantly Become an Effective Leader (and It's Actually Simple)

A dynamic marketplace requires new leadership skills.<p>The most effective leaders in the world have diverse skills that separate them from the masses. While most articles accurately identify some of those traits as consistency, discipline, and a top-notch work ethic, they often overlook more …

26 Impressive web projects built with CSS only.

No.1<p>CSS 3D Solar System. Courtesy of Julian Garnier <b>[</b> <b>730,931 Views]</b><p>No.2<p>Mona Lisa with pure CSS. Courtesy of Jay Salvat <b>[342,711 Views]</b><p>No.3<p>STAR WARS …

CSS

User Experience Design Mistakes You Need to Fix

We're in the year 2016, modern web design has been around for at least 12 years already, ever since Tim O'Reilly and Dale Dougherty coined the term Web 2.0. Yet, user experience in design is still suffering from incompatibility, and plain ridiculous approaches to design vandalism.<p>Sure, designers …

5 Reasons Why Wireframes Are an Important Part of the Design Process

If you’ve been talking with any web company about a new design or redesign, you’ve most likely heard the term “wireframe” come up during discussions …

Prototypes

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

Google made a big change that will make the mobile web way better

Google on Wednesday said it would begin penalizing the search rankings of websites that use pop-up mobile ads asking users to install an app, the …

How To Manage For The Four Types Of Motivation

A new paper by a workplace psychologist outlines the different types of motivation and what managers can do to maximize productivity.<p>When work needs to get done, we need to dig down to find the motivation to keep going. This, in the face of dwindling focus (now down to less than a minute) as an …

Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it.<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s an old argument: should designers code? …

Tips and Tricks: Why Web Design Matters to Your Target Audience

In the modern age, innovations in technology are happening at a rapid pace around the world, especially in the online marketing industry. Whether you …

UI Design

Get More Done with (a Lot) Less Stress: 13 Simple and Daily Work Habits

<i>“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”</i> <b><br>Albert Einstein</b><i>“Think</i> …

Time Management

9 things mentally strong people do to manage stress

That's why being able to manage stress effectively can prove pivotal.<p>We spoke with psychotherapist Amy Morin, the author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," to find out the best way to approach stress management.<p>Here are nine things mentally strong people do to keep stress from taking …

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Data Structures With JavaScript: What's a Data Structure?

What's a Data Structure?<p>I’ve always considered the term “data structure” to be confusing. What the heck is it? Is it data with structure, which is an …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

UI Design