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Microservices with Docker, Flask, and React - RESTful Routes

RESTful Routes<p>Part 1, Lesson 9<p>Next, let’s set up three new routes, following RESTful best practices, with TDD:<p>Endpoint<p>HTTP Method<p>CRUD …

Smart toys are a minefield, for both toymakers and parents

It's a source of anxiety for any parent: getting rid of your child's beloved toy.<p>That's exactly what regulators in Germany told citizens to do with My Friend Cayla. And it wasn't enough to just throw Cayla away; parents actually had to destroy the blonde, peppy-looking doll.<p>The smart toy, which …

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Interesting people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Here are the unique habits that draw people to them like ants to a picnic.<p>Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're …

Give mental health the same priority as physical health | analysis

It is estimated that the world loses $1 trillion every year in economic output due to mental health disorders. While physical disorders such as …

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

These 7 Startups Are Poised to Become Unicorns in 2016

Drones, hardware, analytics, health care, cloud infrastructure, mobile operating systems--these future billion dollar companies are all over the map.<p>Last year saw a record number of startups join the league of so-called unicorn companies, or privately held companies valued at more than $1 billion. …

So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Good ideas are hard to come by. When you hear the popular -- but somewhat questionable -- statistic that eight out of 10 businesses fail before the end of their second year, you have to wonder why.<p>The easy leap is to assume that eight out …

Small Business

10 Social Media Mistakes That Small Business Owners Make

These days, it’s hard to find a company that doesn’t have a presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn—but small business owners beware! Just because everyone uses social media doesn’t make it a useful marketing tool. In fact, without a smart strategy, committing human and financial resources to a …

Social Media

Forget big data – it's time for big algorithms to change the world

It's no good just having data – it's what you do with it that counts. In five years, one million new devices will come online every hour, creating …

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

FBI

10 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon

"Successful people tend to adhere to routines in general, so it's no surprise that the <i>most</i> successful people I know maintain a Friday afternoon routine," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>Here are 10 things successful …

11 Productivity Hacks From Successful Entrepreneurs

To deal with all of these responsibilities, the best entrepreneurs figure out tricks that help them manage their time and maximize their efficiency.<p>In a recent Quora thread, startup execs responded to the question: "As a startup CEO, what is your favorite productivity hack?" We've highlighted some …

Time Management

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

How To Get Great References That Make You An Irresistible Job Candidate

When it's time to ask for references, seek out the most successful and influential people you can.<p>Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others, said Brian Tracy. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?"<p>Using social media can help you create a …

6 Strategies Billionaire Jim Koch Used To Build Sam Adams

By 2013, Koch was a billionaire.<p>Now, Boston Beer makes more than 60 beer varieties and brings in over $600 million in revenue a year, with 1% market share of the U.S. beer market.<p>At its heart, Boston Beer is a family company: The Kochs have been brewmasters for six generations. The Sam Adams recipe …

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

After all, your résumé is your key to new and exciting job opportunities.<p>Business Insider and Amanda Augustine — who currently works as TopResume's careers expert and previously worked in the same capacity as Ladders— put together the following résumé for all current and future job seekers.<p>While …

Employment

30 Women Who Are Changing The World

In the past year, women have taken on serious new leadership roles around the world: Janet Yellen became chair of the Federal Reserve, Park Geun-hye became president of South Korea, and Angela Ahrendts was tapped to become the head of Apple's retail stores.<p>These moves are redefining women's roles …

South Korea

Papa John's Founder Explains Why He's A 'Head Coach' Manager Instead Of A 'King'

Founder John Schnatter says that the relationships inside the company are the real ingredients of its success.<p>That's why as a leader, Schnatter emphasizes creating "alliances" between employees.<p>To understand how to do that, you need to know what kind of management model you're working with, and he …

John Schnatter

16 Questions You Should Never Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

When you have the floor, you'll want to take full advantage of the opportunity to show that you've done your homework and to determine if the job is a good fit.<p>But it's imperative that you put just as much thought into what you ask as you do your responses to their questions, because your queries …

Employment

This Marketing Insight Made Papa John's A Household Name

It was 1983.<p>Schnatter had been rejected from law school. Around the same time, his father bought a down-on-its-luck tavern called Mick's Lounge, and Schnatter started to run the place.<p>About half a year later, he set up a pizza oven and started selling pies, using skills he'd built from working in …

Pizza Hut

Psychologists Discovered How To Make People Like You

It's natural to want to be liked. Now science has unlocked some answers for us on how to make it happen.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Self-improvement

5 Keys To Success That An Entrepreneur Learned In The Marines

"If there's anything that I got from the military," Seo told Business Insider, "it's that I don't have any limits. The limits are what I set for myself."<p>Seo's proven it. Having "run away" from undergraduate work to join the Marine Corps, Seo served in the invasion force's vanguard during the …

3 Rules Of Success That Made Nasty Gal A $100 Million Business

<i>Sophia Amoruso is the founder and CEO of Nasty Gal, which has grown to a $100 million-plus online fashion retailer with more than 350 employees in just eight years. The following is excerpted from her new book, #GIRLBOSS.</i><p>I never started a business. I started an eBay store, and ended up with a …

Customers

This Simple Technique Can Supercharge Your Productivity

This practice went on to become one of the most written-about and practiced productivity hacks of the past few decades. His "Pomodoro Technique" gets its name from the Italian word for "tomato," because Cirillo used a tomato-shaped kitchen timer as he worked.<p>His time management hack has been …

Time Management

The Science-Backed Reason You Should Watch Standup Comedy Before A Meeting

Blogger and "Choose Yourself" author James Altucher says he likes to watch standup comedy before every meeting, date, dinner, media appearance, conversation, and public talk.<p>"I have a lot of inhibitions when I meet people," he shares on Quora. "I'm scared and somewhat introverted. Standup comedians …

Stand Up Comedy

This 15-Minute Activity Will Make You More Successful At Work

"When people have the opportunity to reflect, they experience a boost in self-efficacy," says HBS professor Francesca Gino. "They feel more confident that they can achieve things. As a result, they put more effort into what they're doing and what they learn."<p>In a series of laboratory and field …

Employment

6 Tricks For Keeping Employees Productive Over The Summer

But you may find it difficult to keep those employees focused and productive in the weeks leading up to — and following — their time off.<p>Gulick suggests these six tricks to avoid the summer slack off:<p><b>Offer flexible schedules.</b> Consider allowing employees to leave early to take advantage of the …

Employment

11 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Happier And More Productive

You can change your life in 10 minutes — if you take that time to learn a life-changing technique.<p>In a Quora thread, users answered the question, "What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?"<p>Here are a few of our favorite takeaways that will save you …

Harvard Business School

'Expressive Writing' Is A Super Easy Way To Become Way Happier

The British journal Advances in Psychiatric Treatment reports that health outcomes include:<p>Fewer stress-related visits to the doctor<br>• Improved immune system functioning<br>• Reduced blood pressure<br>• Improved lung function<br>• Improved liver function<br>• Fewer days in hospital<br>• Improved mood/affect<br>• Feeling of greater …

Immune System