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Coding is fun: here's how to ignite the developer spark in children

Basic coding fundamentals are no longer optional for high school graduates who want to excel in the modern workforce. Every child won’t grow up to be a developer, but the ability to understand how computers and AI work is important in almost every industry – and becoming more so every year.<p>Luckily, …

How I Built A More Emotionally Intelligent Work Culture Than Me

Realizing he isn’t the most emotionally intelligent person, this CEO created a workplace that wouldn’t reflect his more antisocial tendencies.<p>I’m the first to admit that I’m not always the easiest person to get along with. I can be abrasive. I frequently interrupt and occasionally instigate. I’m …

Leadership

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that the most powerful thing you can do when you're talking to …

Self-improvement

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today | Inc.com

Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling fulfilled, grateful and devoid of regrets do so by being intentional with how they …

Happiness

9 Best Teas To Boost Your Immunity And Help You Relax

Teas are more powerful than you may think.<p>Well, it’s happening. The leaves are falling and if you listen closely, sweaters sing gleefully from the …

Alternative Medicine

Carry your MacBook to class in style with eBags backpacks from $20

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>School is almost back in session, and one thing you always need is a new backpack, especially at 20% off with Prime shipping at …

Solar eclipse live stream: Here’s where to watch online, from NASA to Twitter

In case you haven’t noticed, eclipse fever has swept the nation, and with good reason. Monday’s astronomical event will be the first total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States since 1979. The eclipse will be visible from across the country beginning in Lincoln City, Oregon (home to the …

Solar Eclipse

7 Worthwhile Uses For Your Old Phone or Tablet

No need for it to be sitting useless in a drawer.<p>When it's time to upgrade to a new phone or tablet, the question comes up: What do you do with the old one?<p>You've got a few options to pick from. You could pass it on to a friend or family member, if you're feeling generous, or you could take …

Understanding Bitcoin: A Simple Guide

<b>What exactly is Bitcoin?</b><p>How do you get it? And what can it be used for?<p>Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency, a peer to peer digital money system that …

Here's Exactly What My Family Is Having for Dinner This Week

Are you ever curious about what Kitchn editors cook and eat at home? You might be surprised at how often we cook new recipes for dinner or how often …

Cooking

MacTrast Deals: CUJO Smart Internet Security Firewall + Free Subscription | MacTrast

With a CUJO Smart Internet Security Firewall + Free Subscription, your home and family will be kept safe from hacks, viruses, and other web threats …

Wi-Fi

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

Self-improvement

Thinking of Rigging Your Home With Smart Devices? Start Here

<i>Shopping for consumer electronics can be overwhelming. The staff of the The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, product review websites owned by The New York Times Company, do the hard work of narrowing down the options. We spoke with Grant Clauser,</i> <i>smart home</i> <i>editor at The Wirecutter, about how to sort</i> …

Home Automation

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

What If Money Was No Object ~ Alan Watts

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups LifeThe post You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years appeared …

Motivation

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain information, discover new sources of innovation, and jump-start your life …

Bill Gates

10 Success lessons from Tim Ferriss – “The Indiana Jones of Digital Age” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 8<p>Tim Ferriss is a serial entrepreneur, author and public speaker with an estimated net worth of $20 million. He runs a …

Tim Ferriss

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

18 Home Stores for Anyone Who Loves IKEA

It’s not that you don’t love the idea of decorating your entire home with IKEA furniture. It’s the most popular go-to for affordable furniture and fun DIY hacks for a reason, after all. That said, sometimes you’re on the hunt for something totally different. The trick, of course, is finding chic, …

Home Decorating

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

Time I

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

Retirement

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

Design

The Payments Industry Explained Report

BI Intelligence<p>The way we pay is changing dramatically. For example, people are beginning to use their smartphones for every kind of formal and informal transaction — to shop at stores, buy songs online, and even split their rent.<p>At the heart of these changes in how we pay are thousands of …

FinTech

Paying off $60,000 of debt is the best investment I've ever made

These talks, which can be with neighbors, friends, or colleagues, tend to cover everything from retirement funds to taxable accounts, with plenty of "one-upping" and bragging along the way.<p>But there's one financial topic that almost everyone refuses to cover - and that's debt. How much we owe on …

Personal Finance

Product Management: What I Learned About User Data, Research and Actionable Steps!

As I research product management disciplines and best practices to become a better PM entrepreneur, I came across content from Laura Klein that got …