Vaikuntham Jagannath

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10 lessons that the Indian Military Academy taught me about entrepreneurship

I spent years waiting for the day I graduated from school so I could join the Indian Army. I spent seven years preparing—spending weekends learning martial arts, shooting, trekking, training, and excelling at the National Cadet Corps.<p>I never gave up.<p>Fast forward four years—after a graduate degree …

Startups

Five Best Standing Desk Floor Mats

Getting a great standing desk is only part of the battle. You do have to keep moving, of course, and standing while you work can be tough on your …

20 best JavaScript charting libraries

<i>A quick note before we start: I have covered top 20 libraries below. It might get little confusing when you try to pick one for your project as there are many factors to consider. So here is something for help – a small guide on factors to consider while choosing a JavaScript chart library from the</i> …

JavaScript

Take Better Notes During Meetings by Thinking Like a Student

Just because you’re writing everything down when you’re in a meeting doesn’t mean that you’re engaged. Absent-minded note-taking isn’t beneficial if …

Productivity

How to Become More Comfortable at the Gym When You're Starting Out

When you’re just starting out, the gym is an intimidating place. Not only can you feel self-conscious about whether or not you’re “doing things …

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

Encrypting Your Laptop Like You Mean It

TIME AND AGAIN, people are told there is one obvious way to mitigate privacy threats of all sorts, from mass government surveillance to pervasive …

10 tools every web developer should know

Hey guys, today I thought I list out few tools I use as a part of my web development both at work and on my hobby projects. Many of the people I know …

The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

Startups

3 Jobs You Can Work While Living Long-Term In A Foreign Country

For a lot of people who wish to really experience another country and culture on a long-term holiday, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome is …

The Spartacus Workout

Sculpt a lean body and get in the best shape of your life<p>Your Workout Plan<p>To create the Spartacus Workout, we chose 10 exercises that collectively work every part of your body. Then we made each exercise a 60-second station so you can challenge your heart and lungs as well as your muscles. The …

My Process and Tools for Rapid Website Prototyping

There are many times when I choose to create a demo website. One such time, for example, is when I want to experiment with new, cutting-edge features.<p>…

Train Like a Superhero

Training is not just hard physically, it's hard mentally. We all know that training our bodies is the right thing to do, it's sticking to it long term or getting inspired enough to even start in the first place that's the tricky bit.<p>Our bodies often trick us and tell us "It's okay" to skip this one …

RPGs

10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups

You're reading 10 Actionable Design Tips for Startups, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?" Hundreds of answers poured in, and this one by Quora contributor Andy Giroux was one of our favorites. You can contribute your own answers to this</i> …

Happiness

No Matter What, Building Wealth Always Comes Down to These Four Pillars

Building wealth is simple. Not <i>easy</i>, but simple. We'd all like to make more money, but if your long term prize is financial independence, there aren't …

4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

Your Pick For Best Monitor Mount: Ergotron

Holding up more votes than the other three contenders combined, Ergotron is your choice for best monitor mount. Available in Dual and Single monitor …

Here’s Exactly What to Eat to Achieve Any Fitness Goal

Make sure your food isn't hindering your progress.<p>Any good diet should include three things: carbohydrates (to fuel exercise), protein (to repair muscles), and fat (to keep you satiated). How you distribute those grams makes all the difference. <i>Calories below based on a 150-pound, 5'4" woman, age 28.</i><p>…

An Open Letter To Those Who Think That Their "Life Sucks"

Okay, let’s admit it.<p>Life sucks! You often utter these words, you might have said it a number of times in a day that, <i>“My Life really sucks.”</i><p>I’m …

7 things to do with your money when you get your first real job

With the second one, though, you have a prime opportunity to start setting yourself up for success.<p>"I think it's a big transition," says financial planner Michael Solari. "Especially coming from college, not making any money, to coming home with a paycheck. People's heads spin about what they …

Personal Finance

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The Perfect Lunch-Hour Workout