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Here's Elon Musk's Secret for Learning Anything Faster | Inc.com

Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance isn't all down to innate talent and a massive input of raw knowledge.<p>He has also learned how …

Computer Science

7 essential SQL skills that can help you command a higher paycheck

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Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

How do you know your code is bad?

The other day, I was watching this video of Robert Martin where he mentions the three symptoms to spot a bad code. And I couldn’t have agreed …

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

The internet is designed to manipulate you, but you can fight back with psychology

“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!”<p>Despite an impending deadline—not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?)—I clicked on the story. I’m only human, after all. Yet this failure in self-regulation cost me at least half an hour of …

Self Control

Is Your Business Book-Worthy? An Eye-Opening Insight for Every Entrepreneur | Inc.com

You'd think that at my age there would be very little that would shock me about the world of business.<p>Well, think again.<p>I am continually shocked at how little most small business owners seem to understand what it truly takes to invent, build, and grow a thriving company.<p>Most, in fact, miss the …

Business Strategy

Scientists Reveal The Secret Key To Charisma

If you can think on your feet, a new study suggests that you're in luck.<p>Scientists may have just have figured out how charisma -- that indefinable quality of people who can captivate a room -- works.<p>Charisma may rely on quick thinking, according to new research. In other words, people who can …

Psychology