William Brandon White

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16 Worst Decisions You'll Ever Make in Your Life | Inc.com

We all make decisions every single day--some good, others bad. But there are some that are all but guaranteed to mess up your life and derail you from the things you want.<p>Here are some of the worst decisions you should avoid at all cost.<p><b>You can control everything.</b> Control is an illusion we feed …

Self-improvement

How Do You Know If Your Team Estimated Your Project Correctly?

Before you entrust a software development company with your awesome product idea, you have to be sure that they’ll properly manage your time and …

Three Things Great Data Storytellers Do Differently (Blog)

By Jake PorwayThe true power of data comes from conveying the “so what” behind the numbers, inspiring people to probe new questions, and using it for …

How to Deal With People Who Drain Your Energy

Let’s eavesdrop on a conversation with an energy vampire.<p><b>THEM:</b> <br>They insist that you invest your energy in their cause, and their cause always seems …

Here’s What You Need to Do in Order to Be a Great Leader

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

How Data Scientists Extract Value from Data [Infographic]

Building a successful data science program in your company relies on a good understanding of the data professionals who extract insights and value …

What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …

Where's the Edge of the Universe?

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i> <i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of the podcasts</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Inspired by the techniques used by online dating sites, Saberr’s formula uses analytics to tell whether a team will succeed or fail<p>Tune in to any post-work conversation on the train home and it’s unlikely to be a co-worker’s skills but rather some difficulty in interpersonal relationships that’s …

Big Data

A CEO shares 4 strategies for improving your leadership skills

Great leadership is undeniably hard to come by. Whether it's leading a sports team or an organization, leadership is responsible for molding raw talent into effective and powerful instruments of action.<p>In business, that translates into motivating employees to achieve your company's goals and …

The only 3 things that matter when it comes to getting things done quickly

If you don't have a process for remembering what needs to get done, scheduling out your priorities, and measuring and improving your progress you'll never do enough of the right things to get you to where you want to be.<p>If you've ever found yourself trying to <i>"remember what you forgot"</i> you have a …

7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

5 Ways to Improve Leadership Communication | Inc.com

In the Navy SEAL teams, there are three things we must do perfectly to be effective operators: Move, Shoot and Communicate. Communication being of the utmost importance. As a leader, great communication is critical not just to provide details about the mission and vision of what you are trying to …

Beyond Dashboards: Good Business Intelligence is About Actionable Data

Business intelligence is a lot more than visually appealing dashboards. With a market size of roughly $14 billion, business analytics software companies are making actionable sense of an endless stream of data.<p>Simply defined as the "transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information …

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Can't Find Success

Think back to when you were in high school. Do you remember that person who stood out amongst the class? That guy or girl everyone thought would change the world?<p>They got straight A's on their report card and were praised all the time. People would talk about the things that person would go on to …

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate By Harry Hall Project managers are not just managers. They’re leaders. Project managers shape …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

Chess

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Big Data Continues To Grow Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason. According to a recent report from …

The Secret Ingredient Of Successful People And Organizations: Grit

Angela Duckworth was an outstanding student growing up, so much so that she was admitted to Harvard University. All the while, however, she was reminded often by her beloved father that she was “no genius.” Many years later, with degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and the University of Pennsylvania …

Self-improvement

How You Can Encourage Your Employees to Lead | Inc.com

If you want your employees to take the lead, you need to create a culture where leaders groom leaders.<p>Where people step up is when there is room to move up. To ensure that your organization is filled with leaders of leaders, you have to be the leader who not only encourages it but paves the …

Leadership

Why Setting Intrinsic Goals Can Make You Happier

Happiness is what we all strive for in life and our goals can help us get to the level of happiness we want. Going after goals and dreams is what …

10 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happy AF

Trust me, no. 10 is something you could do right now.<p>A lot of the time, "do this and you'll be happy" lists read like directions on how to make ice cubes. Like, duh, you should exercise and eat vegetables. But what else? A recent AskReddit thread prompted users to reveal the little things they do …

Enneagram: A Practical Personality Type System - GeekMom

Reading Time: 13 minutes<p>I like taking surveys and quizzes, so personality tests are hard to resist, whether it’s figuring out what flavor of ice …

Data Visualization — People remember the feeling not the numbers

Analytics belong to every process at your company. Your salesperson is data-driven, your manager is data-driven, your company is data-driven, and you …

5 strategies that will help you figure out your most unique and valuable skills

How do I find the work only I can do? The work I am uniquely talented at, enjoy, and is rewarded by the marketplace?<p>I've spent more than a few hundreds of dollars on tests and quizzes and whiled away more than a few hundred hours working out the best way to answer that question.<p>To the extent I've …

Marc Andreessen

How You're Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Career Potential And What To Do About It

During the first 25 years of my life, I experienced three crippling failures that I can recall. They’re seared into my memory, archived effectively save remnants of stomach-turning shame.<p>The first, spelling ‘surprise’ incorrectly during a third grade test–my only 19/20 of the year; the second, …

Self-help

6 reasons why your business cannot succeed without predictive analytics

Have you ever burnt your tongue while having hot soup when you were young? If you have, then you now use the understanding obtained from that …

12 self-sabotaging behaviors exceptional leaders avoid

It starts with making choices based on "bone-deep, intuitive goodness," according to Tim Eskew.<p>Setting authentic goals and working hard are also critically important. Robin Camarote says, "Rarely do reliable go-getters stumble into exceptional circumstance."<p>Living the life you've imagined is …

5 Telltale Signs You Don't Understand Big Data

I’ll admit it: Big Data is not my favorite term. It really trivializes and summarizes the trend too far, creating misconceptions and misperceptions of what this incredible shift in our technology, culture and world actually is.<p>Despite the fact that I bill myself as a “big data” expert, I wish we …

Big Data

These 5 Tiny Mistakes Are Blocking Your Success | Inc.com

Success in both life and business revolves around your ability to effectively communicate, inspire, and work with other people. But those are no easy tasks, and it can be difficult to know where to start in attempting to improve yourself in those areas. Start unlocking your true potential by fixing …