Theo Vassiliou

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How to tackle uncertainty with design

Our journey of collaboration between product, UX, editorial and engineering to find out the jobs our apps are doing for their users, and work out how to improve their experience<p>A few months ago in the Guardian apps team, we realised we needed better information to make product decisions and move …

These Courses Teach Essential Tech And Project Management Skills

It can be hard to pivot out of one industry and into another, but these days a career change doesn't require going back to college. Now, anyone can …

Project Management

The Best Way to Network in a New Job

Anyone who hopes to hit the ground running in a new organization must first cultivate allies — a network of people who can provide the information, resources and support needed to succeed. But few onboarding programs offer concrete advice on how to build those all-important connections.<p>Our research …

How I Became the CEO of a Multimillion-Dollar Company -- Without Going to College

You too can build a strong foundation for your future by using that spare study time to dive deep into the skills that'll be most applicable for the real world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at a list of successful entrepreneurs, and it’s pretty easy to spot the …

The Future of Work Relies on Your Developing These 5 Team Skills

Are your employees upgrading their digital fluency? Improving their multi-cultural dexterity?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A change-or-die moment may be coming to your business: Across multiple industries, disruptive changes are happening more and more frequently.<p>And …

Employee Engagement

This Is the Real Reason Startups Succeed--and No, It's Not Money

Idealab founder Bill Gross says successful startups have this factor in common.<p>The number of self-employed people in the U.S. has grown by nearly 150,000 since 2014 to 8,751,000. This number is up from 8,602,000 at the end of 2016. That data, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is in many ways …

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 …

What Kind of Leadership Works Best at Your Company?

Inventive companies like Amazon and Tesla are constantly churning out new products and services, but there is something else that they, and other distinctive enterprises, are also in the business of producing: their version of leadership. A research project we just completed suggests there might be …

How to be indispensable at work: Become a project manager

Earning a black belt in Six Sigma project management won't help you defend yourself with sweet jiu-jitsu moves, but it will certainly be useful when …

Project Management

To Massively Increase Your Confidence, Plan to Spend Your Time Constructively

Replace something you do every day you don't want anyone to know about with one thing you've been putting off longer than you want anyone to know and your confidence will soar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A friend asked me if I was planning to write a book and what I …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Simple blood test points doctors towards best drug to treat depression

Due to the lack of a biological test, determining which drug will work best in individuals suffering depression is often a game of trial and error. …

Want to Improve Your Mental Performance? Navy SEALs Are Trying a New Method That May Shock You

Well, this is something different.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're imperfect.<p>It's hard to accept publicly, but you know it deep inside.<p>You lose concentration quickly. You perform at any sort of high level for about an …

The One Ingredient That Improves Brain Function

Has your immunity been on the lower end of the health scale lately? Is your libido lacking? Does your skin look dull? If you answered yes to all or …

7 Pieces of Gym Equipment You Should Be Using But Aren’t

Whether you’re a gym newbie or a fitness pro, there are probably some pieces of equipment at your gym that you look at and wonder, “What in the world am I supposed to do with <i>that</i>?” You might also wonder if you can get a good workout using them. Well, we polled top trainers to find out what they …

Drink and be merry: why alcohol makes us feel good, then doesn’t | Dean Burnett

With the festive season upon us, many of us will get through a lot of booze. But why do we consume it when it has undeniably negative effects?<p>If someone offered you a glass of mild poison, you’d decline. If they said “drink this, it’ll make it harder to walk, speak and remember things, and you’ll …

Workout Variety is One Key to Bodybuilding Success | PS

Bodybuilders are often creatures of habit just like anyone else. It is very easy to get into a pattern of using the same bodybuilding routines over …

Stroke patients in UK 'missing out on treatment for brain clots'

Thousands of patients not being offered procedure that can dramatically reduce disability after a stroke, research suggests<p>Thousands of stroke patients in the UK may be missing out on a treatment that involves physically unplugging blood vessels in the brain, research suggests.<p>Scientists estimate …

8 Hacks to Work with Mindfulness and Develop Resilience

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<br>• YouTube<br>• Pinterest<br>• Latest Posts<p>robin hills<p>Director at Ei4Change<p>I specialise in personal development, training and …

Focus Like a Ninja: How to Reduce Stress and Sharpen Your Mind

You're reading Focus Like a Ninja: How to Reduce Stress and Sharpen Your Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Workouts

12 Simple Ways to Start Exercising Again After a Break

If the only workout you’ve done over the past few weeks is beating yourself up for being lazy, it’s time to forgive and move on. We asked weight loss …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Silent, bloody killer: Hypertension is yet another reason to exercise during the holiday season

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>An important reason to exercise every day is related to blood pressure, not waistline<p>William B. Farquhar<p>December 29, 2016 8:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help …

15 simple ways to relax, according to scientists

And getting rid of that stress often seems exponentially difficult.<p>So if you're looking for a way to escape, here are some science-backed ways to decompress — even if you can't get away from the things that are stressing you out.

Lots of breast cancer patients suffer from ‘chemo-brain’

Women with breast cancer cite “chemo-brain” as a substantial problem after chemotherapy for as long as six months after treatment, research …

Despise Burpees? Do These 5 Exercises That Are Just as Effective

Burpees suck. Everything about them is hard. So if you cringe at the thought of doing even one burpee, try these jumping exercises that will get your heart rate up and work your arms, core, and legs just as much.

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to …