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10 soothing tech tools to keep you happy at work

Work takes up a lot of our time, or around 92,120 hours over our lifetime, to be exact. So, it’s not hard to work out why being happy at work is so important. Studies have found that happy workers are healthier, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>So how exactly do you improve …

This 1 Rule Will Seriously Up Your Company's Innovation Game | Inc.com

One of the things I always get asked about from the companies I work with is how to manage their innovation resources. Should they bet big on an unproven, but possibly breakthrough idea? Or focus on improving the products that they already know their customers want? Or maybe leveraging existing …

Innovation

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools For 2017

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

Infographics

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

5 fitness apps to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions

Studies have found that the average person spends less than 20 minutes per day exercising, but it’s vital to bump this up to at least 30 minutes in order to receive optimal health benefits.<p>By using these apps, you can more effectively track the results of each workout and receive some necessary …

Apps

The 27 best startups that launched this year

While 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, life-saving drones, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify …

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

How One IT Shop Applies Low-Code Development Practices

Greenwich Associates CIO Isaac Sacolick has found using the same low-code tools and processes in business units and IT has simplified application …

Business Technology

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Whether it’s …

Time Management

The 4 Mistakes Most Managers Make with Analytics

There is a lot of hype surrounding data and analytics. Firms are constantly exhorted to set strategies in place to collect and analyze big data, and warned about the potential negative consequences of not doing so. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently suggested that companies sit on a …

What to Do When Your Employee Asks for a Raise Too Soon

A hungry, driven employee is every manager’s dream. But when you have a direct report whose ambition and desire are greater than his ability or experience, managing expectations isn’t easy. How should you handle someone who is constantly asking for a promotion, raise, or responsibility for which …

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

Blockchain startups make up 20% of largest crowdfunding projects

The list of top crowdfunding campaigns is becoming increasingly blockchain dominated as of late.<p>As a quick refresher, the concept and structure of a “blockchain” was first introduced to the world in the bitcoin whitepaper in 2008, written under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.<p>Generally, a blockchain …

Blockchain

ForeverSpin™ World Famous Metal Spinning Tops

Every spinning top that leaves our hands to become part of your life — and we mean every single one — is built on the same belief. That a top is more …

8 Key Components of Technology Roadmaps

A technology roadmap (also known as an IT roadmap) is a document which outlines the plan to reach short-term and long-term goals through the use of technology solutions. This type of roadmap typically provides key information which helps organizations make better decisions around technology …

Turn Data Into Visuals: 28 Apps that Generate Reports and Charts

Humans love patterns—in fact, our superior ability to process patterns is what sets us apart from other species.We still need help drawing …

Project Management

The 15 most beautifully designed apps of 2015

It’s that time of year again, folks, when retrospective lists reign supreme and reflective musings clog your feeds. This post meets that description, but rest assured it will provide at least one thing to brighten your day: eye candy.<p>Here’s our list of the 15 most impressively designed apps …

Apps

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Great Tools for Creating Infographics For Free

Tools for Creating Infographics<p>Infographics provide an excellent way to get information across to people quickly and simply. These days we are …

Infographics

Great data visualization tools for communicators and marketers

Some of the most exciting content published today includes data visualization.<p>More than just charts or graphs, today's tools allow journalists and …

Data Visualization

A Refresher on Regression Analysis

You probably know by now that whenever possible you should be making data-driven decisions at work. But do you know how to parse through all of the data available to you? The good news is that you likely don’t have to do the number crunching yourself (hallelujah!) but you do need to correctly …

The best infographics of 2015, and why we can’t stop looking at them

You’re not alone. We’re obsessed too. Over the last few years, a steady stream of illustrated charts, diagrams, maps, and process drawings have fed and fostered a raging appetite for infographics. Gareth Cook, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a former editor at <i>The Boston Globe</i>, has been sifting …

Infographics

12 Amazing Infographics You Never Knew You Always Needed

Because things with pictures are just better.

8 Google AdWords Hacks That'll Double Your Conversion Rate

Would you like to double your Google AdWords PPC conversion rate? That’s probably a silly question – of course you would. Most smart AdWords …

Android Experiments Is Google's New Playground For Coders

Google has lifted the curtain on a new Android Experiments website, which it wants to use as a way of showcasing “creative ways to utilize … device capabilities” and “new or unique uses of technology, aesthetics and interface.”<p>Essentially, it’s a collection of demos of just how great Android can …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Pitfalls to Avoid When You Inherit a Team

Taking over as the leader of an existing team can be daunting. The team’s response to your new processes or style can make you feel a little like the evil stepmother who’s stepped into their formerly happy lives. Your team was once someone else’s team. They’ve developed habits in response to the …