Patrick Lujan

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12 Interview Questions For Hiring Simplifiers, Not Complicators

If you’re familiar with the phrase “Rube Goldberg” (or you remember the breakfast machine in <i>Pee Wee’s Big Adventure</i>), you know that it refers to a deliberately complicated machine that performs a very simple task. At work, many of us have known people who are the human equivalents of a Rube …

Human Resources

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

• <b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true; they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social …

Psychology

USA From Above: Fabulous Drone Photography by Ryan Resatka

Creative aerial shots by <b>Ryan Resatkam</b>(previously featured), talented 27-year-old photographer, retoucher, adventurer and drone pilot currently based …

Photography

An Introduction to Graph Theory and Network Analysis (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>“A picture speaks a thousand words” is one of the most commonly used phrases. But a graph speaks so much more than that. A visual …

3 axioms of UX Thinking

<b>How to understand that you are moving in the right direction with UX design.</b>Photo by Mark Duffel on UnsplashEveryone wants to create perfect UX for …

UX Design

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations into Great Ones | Inc.com

Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully choreographed. If I sound like I'm describing a Broadway show, you're right. A Steve Jobs …

Public Speaking

How You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

Self-improvement

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018 | Inc.com

Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for 2018.<p>Monday January 1, 2018<p>"There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is …

Motivation

8 Ways to Do Cardio Without Hating Life

Make Cardio Fun Again<p>The Question<p>What's your favorite "fun" cardio or metcon workout?<p>Christian Thibaudeau – Strength Coach and Performance Expert<p>I …

The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely …

Web Design

You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One

There's no equipment needed for this eight-exercise circuit<p>"Whenever someone asks me for an ab workout, I give them one called Don't Ever Ask Me About Abs Again," says Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Men's Health</i> book <i>Maximus Body,</i> which includes high-intensity workouts to get you ripped fast. Like the name …

Workouts

Incredible 1,000fps slow-motion 4K lightning footage

If you need something to get your week off to an 'epic' start, look no further than DP Dustin Farrell's incredible storm chasing video he just …

Steve Jobs: This Is the Mindset That Separates Those With Extraordinary Lives From Everyone Else | Inc.com

To leave your mark on the world and accomplish truly interesting things, do you need to be rich? Brilliant? Able to take a mental beating and keep on fighting?<p>Not according to Steve Jobs. None of those factors will probably hurt your efforts to be exceptional, but according to the former Apple boss …

Self-improvement

The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time | Inc.com

"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted to make; every word I wrote led me further down a rabbit hole of rambling sentences, …

Public Speaking

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

Self-help

The Most Complete Upper-Body Exercise

Your Guide to Muscle-Ups<p>Want bigger arms, a jacked back, and a chiseled chest? How about bulletproof shoulders and improved performance on other …

Tip: Movement Pattern Warm-Up: RDL, Lunge, Rotation

Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.<p>Every movement we do, whether in the gym or outside the …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Winter Fashion

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Docs Swear By To Lose Weight Fast

Add these anti-inflammatory supplements to your healthy diet and exercise routine if you want to shed extra pounds.<p>[Photos: Shutterstock]<p>Green …

Tesla's new Roadster will get you from 0-60mph in a ridiculous 1.9 seconds

By Spencer Hart<p>What you're looking at here, ladies and gentleman, is the new Tesla Roadster, which, when made, promises to be the fastest production …

Roadsters

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea | Inc.com

An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe inserts for foot pain.<p>Since launching a Facebook Live series for young entrepreneurs, I've gotten …

Entrepreneurship

A retired Navy SEAL commander does 2 things every night before bed so he can attack the next day the minute he wakes up

With discipline comes freedom, says Jocko Willink, a retired US Navy SEAL commander.<p>Twitter/Jocko Willink<p>As the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, Jocko Willink coined a mantra for his troops: "Discipline equals freedom."<p>It's the idea that by developing and sticking to tested …

Athletic Apparel

Swift Tutorial: An Introduction to the MVVM Design Pattern

On every new project, you have the privilege of deciding how you’ll architect the app and organize the code. But if you don’t pay attention, or you …

25+ Quotes That Bring You Inner Peace To Face With Every Challenge

There is never a time like the present. Sometimes, however, true inspiration comes from a little, written example. When we need some motivation to …

Motivation

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Build Your Glutes, Save Your Lower Back<p>Is Direct Glute Training Dangerous?<p>There's been some talk lately about how certain glute exercises are …

Biomechanics