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Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

Mozilla upgrades Thimble with sleeker interface and more tools for those learning to code

Mozilla has updated Thimble, its online code editor. The app now has a sleeker interface, and allows you to drag-and-drop a zipped website into the interface so you can start picking through it straight away.<p>Like many IDEs, Thimble positions the code on the left side of the screen, and a preview on …

Software

Lrn for iOS is the app that will get you learning to code

There are plenty of apps and initiatives designed to help you to code – Codeacademy, Code.org and Code Institute among them – but the truth is whatever approach you take, there isn’t a magic trick to mastering it.<p>I’ve tried lots of methods in the past and found that the biggest issue is sticking …

Apps

9 Useful Free Mac OS X Apps for Web Developers

Web developers require best and good collection of applications for better productivity.These apps are either paid or free. We have collected some</i> …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

What $5 per day will buy you on Facebook ads

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this:<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><b>Pay for reach with</b> …

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How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Pager Turns Your Facebook Pages Into Full-Fledged Websites

Meet Pager, a neat little hack developed during our 24-hour Disrupt NY Hackathon by a team of three engineers. It’s the perfect idea for small business owners who want to turn their Facebook page into a more traditional website.<p>The team has already worked for restaurant owners, doing freelance work …

Death by PowerPoint? 5 Programs to Bring Your Presentations to Life

Many of us have sat through countless PowerPoint presentations, waiting and wishing for them to end. Why? Honestly, the presentations are …

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Digital Transformation is the most urgent challenge for leaders in every business today<p>Yet most transformation projects under-deliver, grind to a …

13 Hidden Facebook Tips & Tricks That Will Make You A Power User

<i>Image Source: Google Images</i><p>Facebook has become a part of our daily lives, from sharing pictures to writing on our friend’s “walls.”It is so addictive …

7 Strategies To Achieve Great Things On Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>“How cool would it be to have 1 million Facebook fans?”<p>This is how I tend to go about setting social media marketing goals. I pull an aspirational number out of the air and go for it.<p>Would it be cool to have 1 million Facebook fans? Absolutely!<p>Is …

Goal Setting

7 SEO strategies to implement in 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds a bit like rocket science. With the right combo of this widget and that module, add in time, subtract theory and maybe the equation will produce a solution better than the last.<p>Like most technology, what was applied last year in online marketing efforts may …

Online Life

Put an SSD in your pocket and you’ll sail through Boot Camp

Need bags of speedy storage you can take with you anywhere you go? With VisionTek’s USB Pocket SSD, you get a bus-powered solid-state drive that’s small enough to fit in your palm, and fast enough for almost anything.<p>I’ve been using one as a Windows drive for my Mac for the past few months; let me …

MacBook Air

9 Overlooked Things to Consider Before Going Mobile-First

Having mobile presence is no longer an added bonus for businesses; it’s a necessity. When taking a mobile-first approach, it’s important to remember that mobile and desktop are vastly different. Many elements get overlooked when making this transition, which can easily have a negative impact on …

Entrepreneurship

The best iPhone and iPad apps for house and apartment hunting

If you are looking for a new place to live, whether it be a house or an apartment, then check out our list of the best house and apartment hunting …

How to use Stacks and document tags together in OS X

It's easy to create a stack using tags, giving you a shortcut from the Dock to your tagged documents.<p>Earlier this week, I showed you how to set up and customize Stacks in OS X, a relatively straightforward process of dragging a folder to the right side of your Dock, and also how to create and …

Web Development

OS X Yosemite: How to Reset Your Administrator Password

Image credit: Apple<p>In the early years of OS X, the Mac operating system was sold on a DVD. If a user forgot the administrator password, perhaps the …

Control Your Mac With Voice Commands & Better Dictation In OS X Yosemite

Advertisement<p>You once needed expensive software and a lesson in patience to control your Mac with your voice, but now you can do it with little more …

How to Create a Screencast - The Basics

Access OS X's Packet Sniffer with the Wireless Diagnostics Tool

We've shown you how to tap your network and monitor everything that's happening before, but blogger Jacob Salmela's shows off a trick that makes it …

Your Mac Logs Everything You Download, Here's How to Clear It Out

OS X keeps a running log of every file you download, likely so it can help you troubleshoot later on if you download something you weren't supposed …

How to create killer GIFs on your Mac in 60 seconds

I love animated GIFs. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the greatest gift God ever bestowed upon the Internet.<p>While most Mac users probably think making them requires Photoshop and some superior skills, creating GIFs can be dead-easy for your Mom to do, as long as you know which tools to use.<p>In …

GIF Animations

How Zappos CEO's obsession with raving helped him create a billion-dollar company

On the way to his very first rave ever, Tony Hsieh, 26 years old and not yet the CEO of e-commerce site Zappos, was already excited for the night to be over. He found electronic music annoying and didn’t understand the appeal of packing into a space to dance to some repetitive beat without words. …

Code School launches iOS app to teach programming on the go

Code School, the popular elearning site for developers of all skill levels, now has an iOS app that lets users watch over 300 instructional videos while on-the-move.<p>While Code School’s website features both videos and interactive coding challenges to teach students, the app only allows access to …

How to Convert PDF to Text on Mac OS X Using Automator

Building Your First Swift App Video

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to WordPress, …

Kony Unveils a Revolutionary New Mobile App Design and Development Solution

<b>Kony Visualizer 2.0 Reduces App Development Time by Up to 50 Percent; First Collaborative, Cloud-enabled Design Environment for Business and IT called “WYSIWYM™” (What You See Is What You Mobilize)</b><p>ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 22, 2014–<p>Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, …