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These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

The GaryVee Content Strategy: How to Grow and Distribute Your Brand’s Social Media Content

Mastering content creation and distribution for your brand on social media is a difficult and long process. But, in an effort to provide you guys …

Marketing

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

The Zero-Equipment Ab Workout Carrie Underwood's Trainer Swears By

Warmer weather on the horizon means fewer layers and more excuses to show off your summer body. To work toward your health goals, you'll want to take …

The Luxury Menswear Brands That Are Worth A Long-Term Wardrobe Investment

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …

Menswear

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Warren Buffett Says You Should Ask This 1 Question to Become the Best Version of Yourself

The Oracle of Omaha offers some practical self-help advice.<p>Warren Buffett is well known for his finely honed ability to spot immensely profitable investment opportunities.<p>Besides his sage advice for investing in companies, though, Buffett has been known to share some of his time tested advice for …

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

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

The 10 Words LinkedIn Says to Strike from Your Professional Profile

Being `passionate' doesn't make you unique.<p>Time to break out the thesaurus. LinkedIn today released its 2018 Top 10 Buzzwords in the U.S. Two of them -- "leadership" and "strategic" -- overlap with the 14 words that recruiters and I last month suggested avoiding on your LinkedIn profile.<p>The 10 …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

6 Business Books Every Leader Needs to Read

These six books will reshape your thinking on leadership, productivity, and understanding people.<p>Benjamin Franklin once suggested we either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Some of the top writers today are CEOs and business professionals sharing experiences and …

5 Online Business Courses That Will Make You Much Smarter (for Free)

The list is based on the ratings of thousands of past students.<p>Thanks to technology, learners in every corner of the globe can now study nearly any subject online, often for free or next to free. But such bounty can sometimes be overwhelming. With so many offerings, which classes really benefit …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

3 common iPhone battery problems and how to fix them

Is your iPhone slowing down with age? Or, in the case of its battery life, speeding up? One of the first signs of age on an iPhone is the battery not holding a charge as long as it once did. Of course, you might also experience odd battery behavior on a relatively new iPhone, where the battery …

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone

Pivotal things that only you can decide<p>There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own …

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity

Actions prove who someone is, words prove who they want to be.<p>As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive …

How to keep systems & teams in sync while managing requirements | Zephyr

Collaboration is key to successful software development, both between customers and the development team and within the team itself. If business and …

Online Learning Courses in Web, Software & Mobile Development

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Mobile Development

Want to get rich? Put your finances on cruise control

A plethora of digital money-tracking services have emerged in recent years to overtake the humble paper-and-pencil logs of the past, from budgeting …

Personal Finance

The Self-Help Books That Changed My Life

I'll admit it. I'm a self-help book junkie. I've been reading them for years and have at least a dozen personal development books on my "to read" …

Self-improvement

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

iPhone stolen? This is what you need to do now.

Has your iPhone been stolen or lost? Before you look into purchasing another expensive smartphone, consider these options for locating your missing …

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

Books that Bill Gates wants you to read

Share50<p>Tweet<p>Share47<p>+14<p>Shares 101<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Continuing an ongoing …

Bill Gates

41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

Entrepreneurship

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

Architecture