Jay Ratcliff

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How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

Follow The Data Down The Rabbit Hole

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Mark Gazit is one of the top cyber security experts in Israel. He has a long-standing reputation in the field of cyber defense, from his defensive cyber security service in the Israeli Air Force, through to his current role as the CEO of ThetaRay.</i><p>When it comes to analyzing big data, …

Big Data

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

Productivity

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Productivity

Beat the Facebook Algorithm With These 13 Techniques

Over the past year, Facebook has been rolling out algorithm updates that have resulted in decreased visibility for business’s organic page posts – in …

How analytics empowers business

<i>Editor's Note: Chosen by a panel of</i> Computerworld <i>editors, these organizations are making better business decisions and, in some cases, generating new</i> …

Big Data

How to Memorize a Speech (Infographic) | Inc.com

Some people make public speaking look all too easy--they look and sound completely comfortable, delivering talks without any notes. Chances are, however, that even these speakers weren't necessarily born to shine in the spotlight. They're likely using a really good memorization trick--which you can …

Public Speaking