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The Number 1 Rule to Get Things Done

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, …

Time Management

How to Take Your Own Photos When Traveling Solo

The one question I get asked most often when posting my photos on social media or showing someone my pictures is, "Who took the photo?" Even before "where was it taken" or anything about what's actually in the image, it's as if I have a secret photographer ten steps behind me at all times, just …

Surprisingly, These 10 Professional Jobs Are Under Threat From Big Data

When you read or hear news stories about the imminent takeover of robots and algorithms that will eliminate jobs for human workers, many times the first examples given are blue-collar jobs like factory workers and taxi drivers. And you may have mentally congratulated yourself because your …

Machine Learning

People Won’t Grow If You Think They Can’t Change

Have you ever worked hard to improve a valuable skill and made real progress, only to have your development go unnoticed by the people who told you that you needed to improve? Perhaps this led you to look for a new job. Or maybe you’re a manager who’s been disappointed by poor performance and …

Self-improvement

Linux Systems Performance 2016

Talk for PerconaLive 2016 by Brendan Gregg. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbmEDXq7es0 . "Systems performance provides a different perspective for analysis and tuning, and can help you find performance wins for your databases, applications, and the kernel. However, most of us are not …

This open source tool from MIT Data Lab will change how you see big data

Data USA is an atlas that helps business, government agencies, and schools make better, faster decisions by visualizing big data in fresh ways.<p>In the …

How to Talk in Meetings When You Hate Talking in Meetings

Nobody loves meetings. But they can be especially taxing for people who crave a quieter setting for brainstorming or thinking through issues, or who struggle to have their voices heard in a room full of loud-talkers. How can these folks make sure their ideas are well-represented in team meetings? …

Public Speaking

These are the people that decide what emoji you'll 😍 next

Who decided the🍆 emoji would be a good idea? What sage thought the 🍕 emoji should be this way up? And could someone please, once and for all, explain what happened to this guy 😖?<p>Well, as it turns out, it’s a bunch of seemingly quite serious looking men and women at The Unicode Consortium – whose …

11 resources for teaching and learning Python

If you're looking to teach, tutor, or mentor beginning programmers, you've got your work cut out for you. Different learning styles, varying levels …

The Most Productive People Know This Secret About To-Do Lists

Studies show that the most productive people use (and write) to-do lists differently.<p><i>What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Time Management

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Creativity

What Is The Clean 9 Diet?

The Clean 9 is a diet and detox plan that promises to help you lose weight quickly. Diets that promise fast weight loss can be very popular. However, …

Nutrition

12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language

You're reading 12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Cutting calories to lose weight faster can backfire — big time.<p>After nine months of being in a body that's constantly changing, you're psyched to finally meet your kid and embrace #MomLife. At the same time, there's <i>so much</i> focus on celebs' post-baby bodies and how fast they've "bounced back." When …

Learning to Be Yourself

Over the last 38 years of my career I’ve had a lot of jobs. I’ve been a sales person, a technical support specialist, an engineer, a product …

Leadership

How To Raise a Kind Child, According to Harvard

Like most parents, you probably have several ideals for raising your kids. You want them to be smart, successful, happy, kind—but which values are …

Parenting

How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …

Will Certain Foods Actually Burn Fat?

Some people say that certain foods can melt lard. Here’s the truth<p>The idea is a compelling one: If you eat the right foods, your metabolism switches into overdrive and your body magically starts depleting its fat stores.<p>So, the theory goes, if you’d just eat more egg whites, or garlic, or …

It’s time to join the second-job economy

I think it's time you got another job. Not a new job, but a second job.<p>The majority of you reading this are slaves to your employer. They are your lifeline to creating the life that you don't even truly want because you want more – you want better. Despite wanting a better life, without your …

Amazing Big Data At NASA: Real Time Analytics 150 Million Miles From Earth

The team in control of NASA’s Mars Rover spacecraft now have Big Data driven analytical engines at their fingertips.<p>The same open source Elasticsearch technology used by the likes of Netflix and Goldman Sachs is now being put to use planning the actions of the Curiosity rover, which landed on the …

MIT's new Chronos system promises precise Wi-Fi tracking

Many of us use Wi-Fi to check email, watch videos, and browse social media. But as CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener explains, researchers …

Wi-Fi

8 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn in Less Than 6 Months

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Leadership is a quality that you can teach yourself

Most people who are good at school follow a pretty straightforward strategy: study hard, get good grades, repeat. This basic approach to achievement stays the same from elementary school all the way through college.<p>But while school is strategically simple, business is among the most complex of …

Leadership

Fascinating research shows how going for a walk improves your creativity

Going out for a walk to clear your head is something a lot of us do instinctively, but scientists have revealed that there are actual biological …

The Single Biggest Difference Between Leaders and Managers

I’m not dogmatic when it comes to distinguishing the difference between leadership and management. In fact, I think the difference between leadership …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Splunk: How Operational Intelligence Works On Big Data

The arrival of real-time operational intelligence is now a thing. It is a technology practice and an increasingly adopted tech industry term, but what is it? We might define real-time operational intelligence (RTOI, if you prefer) as a principal and/or a methodology for approaching big data …

Big Data