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The Role of KPIs in Incident Response

Using KPIs can have a positive impact on the tactical and strategic functions of a security operations program.<p>When chief marketing officers want to …

Project Management

You'll Need 6 SuImportant Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

This new study produced as a collaboration between DDI, The Conference Board, and EY, clues us in to what's keeping executives up at night.<p>If you've ever wondered what truly worries today's C-level executives, look no further than the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, a massive study produced as a …

Innovation

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

Artificial Intelligence

Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the snowy-haired first lady was real.<p>The wife of the nation's 41st president and mother of the 43rd brought a plainspoken, grandmotherly style to …

Government

User Experience - UX

39. User Experience - UX<p>by Dirk Knemeyer and Eric Svoboda<p>"User Experience", often abbreviated "UX", is the quality of experience a person has when …

UX Design

How to use Design Thinking to build the Perfect Portfolio

All the UX training in the world would be for nothing if you couldn’t get a job as a UX professional and fulfill your dream. Hiring for UX positions …

UX Design

How to Develop Project Ideas for Your UX Portfolio

If you’re trying to launch your UX career, you probably already know that having an amazing portfolio is key to landing your dream job in the field. …

UX Design

Light or Dark UI? Tips to Choose a Proper Color Scheme for User Interface

Our everyday life is an endless flow of choices. In both personal and professional life, we have to consider numerous oppositions and challenges, and …

UI Design

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

Self-help

Why Winning in Rock-Paper-Scissors (and in Life) Isn’t Everything

What does John Nash’s game theory equilibrium concept look like in Rock-Paper-Scissors?<p>Rock-Paper-Scissors works great for deciding who has to take …

Mathematics

2,300 years after mathematicians first noticed prime numbers, they're still intrigued

Making us scratch our heads for millennia.<p>On March 20, American-Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands received the Abel Prize, celebrating lifetime achievement in mathematics. Langlands’ research demonstrated how concepts from geometry, algebra, and analysis could be brought together by a common …

Mathematics

8 equipment-free Pilates moves every runner should have in her training plan

If you’re the type of runner who’s <i>always</i> looking for sneaky hacks that’ll increase your speed, refine your form, and just generally make the whole …

Yoga

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Using React, Firebase, and Ant Design to Quickly Prototype Web Applications

In this guide I will show you how to use Firebase, React, and Ant Design as building blocks to build functional, high-fidelity web applications. To …

Software Engineering

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

Language Learning

What You Need to Know About Stephen Hawking’s Final Physics Paper

Less than two weeks before his death on March 14, beloved cosmologist Stephen Hawking put the final touches on a research paper about the origin and …

Physics

In Search of God’s Perfect Proofs

The mathematicians Günter Ziegler and Martin Aigner have spent the past 20 years collecting some of the most beautiful proofs in mathematics.

Mathematics

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

The Little Book of Mathematical Principles, Theories, Things

Overview<p>The Little Book of Mathematical Principles, Theories & Things by Robert Solomon<p>The <i>Little Book of Mathematical Principles</i> provides simple, …

Mathematics

The 3 Big Differences Between UX And UI Design

The debates over the definitions of UX and UI have been going on for almost as long as the terms have been around. UX stands for User Experience, and …

UX Design

Landmark Study Confirms Link Between Diet and Recovery from Major Depression

A 2017 study at Deakin University in Australia suggests a direct link between a healthy diet and recovery from major depression.<p>A <i>CBS New York</i> video …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Management

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Cooking

5 Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2018

Get ready to enter the battlefield.<p>The cybersecurity industry is a rapidly changing beast in which the good guys and the bad guys are constantly trying to one up each other. As soon as an exploit is discovered, white hat developers scramble to find a fix while the black hats try to take advantage …

Cybersecurity

The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause

Strike up a conversation about work values, and it won’t be long before someone brings up a pyramid — a famous psychologist’s best-known theory. Abraham Maslow’s big idea was that we all have a hierarchy of needs: once our basic physiological and safety needs are fulfilled, we seek love and …

Employee Engagement

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership