Omar Shraim

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Is Outsystems Portugal's Latest Unicorn?

<b>There are those who think “outside of the box” and there are those who think outside of the system that contains the box. Paulo Rosado of Outsystems is one of the rare later types.</b><p><i>This article appeared in FORBES Portugal.</i><p>When Paulo Rosado moved to the United States in the mid-1990s on a Fulbright …

How To Answer All The Frivolous, Cliché Interview Questions Like A Pro

It is not easy for an interviewer to interview candidates. They are forced to sit across the table from a total stranger and ask incredibly personal questions. The hiring manager then has to dig deep into the applicant’s knowledge<i>—</i>or lack thereof<i>—</i>of the job they are interviewing for. It is easy for …

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Here’s Every Part of a Suit You Need to Know

The lowdown on vents, breaks, drops and more from a tailoring prodigy<p>Even for sartorially experienced gentlemen, suiting is expert territory, best navigated with a trusty guide. Your tailor (or if you don't have one, an in-store expert like those at BOSS stores who will tailor your suit for you) …

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine

Doc.ai is hoping to revolutionize the medical industry by bringing AI doctors to all through their smartphones. Using Blockchain technology, the …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Alice In Wonderland

Ape’s Ten Commandments of Menswear - 10 Tips for Stylish Men

An Introduction to Menswear Rules<p>Ape’s goal has always been to educate and assist men with making better informed decisions when buying across …

How to Hook Your Audience Within the First 60 Seconds

Start with the power your audience craves.<p>How you open and close your presentation decides everything.<p>Nothing matters more for effectiveness.<p>The internet is full of great ideas for how to open and how to close speeches. You'll be ahead of most speakers if you can just avoid the most common …

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

The 4-Letter Trick Fighter Pilots Use to Make Tough Decisions Fast

How to make good decisions when you're under the gun -- literally or metaphorically.<p>If you have infinite time to decide, it's relatively easy to make good choices. You gather every applicable detail, weigh the pros and cons, consult your values and your gut, and finally make a call. But as we all …

The Waiting Society: How America's Leaders Are Ushering In Third-World Living

A Pakistani friend complained to me years ago about how much harder life is in America than in Pakistan. I told her this surprised me, given the many conveniences of American life, its advanced infrastructure and technology, and the ability of even the American working class to enjoy luxuries that …

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Physics

These Bluetooth Headphones From BeyerDynamic Can Play Hi-Res Music Without Wires

The world of headphones is rapidly heading in the wireless direction. However, until recently, the technology used to transmit digital signals from our smartphones to our headphones has been compromised by the data limits imposed by Bluetooth. The basic flavor of Bluetooth codec is SBC …

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

5 Blockchain Opportunities No Company Can Afford To Miss

The blockchain phenomenon appears to be gathering pace as we head into 2018. With big announcements from the likes of Kodak and Microsoft, it’s clear that there are opportunities beyond finance where it has already taken a foothold.<p>But what are the opportunities for your business? To help start to …

Blockchain

Ten Job Search Hacks Everybody Needs To Know

If you job hunt in 2018 the way you did in 2005, your job search will last a long time.<p>You have to adopt a new job search strategy and tactics now!<p>Here are ten job search hacks everyone should know.<p><b>1. LinkedIn Headline-Writing For Job Seekers</b><p>If you’re not working right now, you can announce your …

Career Development

How To Answer 'Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?'

Dear Liz,<p>I hate to go to a job interview and get the question “Where do you see yourself in five years?” It’s such a stupid question. Who cares where I see myself in five years, considering nobody is going to make me a five-year-long job offer?<p>Is it really any of their business what I want to be …

Why GE Digital Failed

GE was going to own the industrial internet. Suddenly, it doesn't. What happened?<p>GE has talked of its ambitions for digital transformation for years.<p>Yet the cloud of negative news surrounding the company these days stands in stark contrast to this grand vision. GE has hit a rough patch in the past …

Enterprise Tech

Five Ways To Answer The Question 'What's Your Ideal Job?'

Dear Liz,<p>I hate having to answer the interview question “What’s your ideal job?”<p>How can I answer that question honestly?<p>My ideal job would be doing something way more creative than what I actually do for money. I think it’s a trick question because if my answer is too far away from the job they’re …

Keep Your Kids Safe From Online Predators, Hackers, and Bullies With These Quick and Easy Tips

Here are 5 easy ways to protect your kids from ever increasing online threats.<p>Our children are growing up in a digital society. With the Internet just a click away, our kids have access to more information and entertainment than we ever did growing up. But between the funny cat videos and Instagram …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

1 Personality Trait Steve Jobs Always Looked for When Hiring for Apple

Steve Jobs' hiring philosophy for Apple was unconventional at the time.<p>From the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs knew he wanted the build a successful company. At one point, Apple hired two "professional" managers from outside the company. Then Jobs promptly fired them.<p>"It didn't work at all," a …

The 1 Question You Need to Ask About Your Social Media Content in 2018

No matter how cutthroat the social media landscape becomes, focusing on this one thing will ensure you survive and thrive.<p>We all have seen, firsthand, how fast social media moves. With each passing year, it seems new platforms arise, old trends die out, and best practices become outdated. While …

What Interviewers Really Want to Hear When They Ask 'Why Do You Want to Work Here?'

A well crafted answer shows interviewers the value you will bring to the company.<p>"So why do you want to work here?" Eventually this question comes up in every interview. Over the course of the last 30 years, I have been and I continue to ask this question all the time.<p>I have learned there is a …