Adrian Montero

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Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.<p>Nonlinear data modeling is a …

life lessons

Some of us discover our purpose in life at an early age.<p>It might be writing, playing the violin or the driven and passionate artist.<p>That is unusual …

Motivation

Chances Are You're Not Living Up to Your Creative Potential. Here Are 3 Things You Can Do to Fix It Today | Inc.com

Coming up with new ideas can be hard. But no matter what field you're in, a little bit of creativity can take you a long way. Over the years, I've trained my brain to become an idea machine--but it wasn't always that way.<p>Here are three ways that will help you get the wheels in your brain spinning …

Creativity

How to Give Constructive Feedback

<b>Jack Zenger</b> and <b>Joseph Folkman</b> have administered thousands of 360-degree assessments through their consulting firm, Zenger/Folkman. This has given them a wealth of information about who benefits from criticism, and how to deliver it.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Welcome to the HBR …

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I …

7 Cognitive Biases That Are Holding You Back | Inc.com

The brain is surprisingly resource intensive, making up about 2 percent of your body weight, but consuming 20 percent of your calories. Because of this, the human brain has evolved with numerous mechanisms in place to reduce energy consumption wherever possible.<p>Thanks to two of those mechanisms, …

Critical Thinking

3 Cognitive Biases That Alter Your Thinking

“<i>Change your thoughts and you change your world.</i>”<br>~Norman Vincent Peale<p>There are far too many layers of cognition (thinking, knowing, remembering) to …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

The Fascinating Power of Meditation: Mind Over Chatter

Life can often seem out of control—but you don’t have to be. Meditate a few days a week and, chances are, you’ll get a better grip on potential frustrations and anxieties. The best part: You can find your way to inner peace and serenity just about anywhere and anytime.<p>As it’s often been said, no …

Mindfulness

4 Easy Steps to Mindfulness

Feeling stressed? Do you need something to center you and calm you? Mindfulness is an awareness of your thoughts, feelings and body to bring you back …

Mindfulness

9 Aspects Of Emotional Intelligence Possessed By Every Successful Leader

It doesn’t matter how smart you are – without emotional intelligence, you won’t become a leader.<p>I work with leaders every day as a personal digital …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

10 Ways to Go From Millennial to Millionaire

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor</i><p>With record student loan balances and rampant underemployment, millennials have largely become known as the recession generation. Despite low levels of income and a median net worth below that of their predecessors, a 2014 report from The Shullman Research Center …

3 Zen Principles That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Happier!)

There’s no guarantee that you’ll wake up tomorrow.<p>You may know this, but are you really living it?<p>I've spent some time ruminating on this and have …

10 Signs You're A Follower Instead Of A Leader

While the term leadership is often applied in the world of business, it is in fact a far broader concept that can be applied throughout everyday …

Thought Leadership

How To Dramatically Improve Your Memory

Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how.<p>Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone and forget their name by the time they walk away?<p>Don’t worry; you’re not alone. A 2007 survey …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Nasa releases amazing high-resolution picture of sunlit Earth from one million miles away

Nasa has released the first image taken from its new deep space satellite DSCOVR<p>If Carl Sagan was impressed with the Pale Blue Dot, he would have been equally blown away by this incredible image (launch high-resolution version) of Earth taken from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Space

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

KonMari: How to Clean Up Your Home Once and Never Need to Do It Again

Spring cleaning on the mind? What if you could clean your home once and never need to do it again? Really -- never! That's the bold claim organizing consultant Marie Kondo makes in her new book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." With that kind of promise, it's no wonder the book has already …

Minimalism

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Shopping

6 Free Apps for Startup Entrepreneurs to Save Money

Startup entrepreneurs often need to juggle many roles, ranging from administrative assistant and accountant to project manager and marketer. But …

When Does An Entrepreneur Become A Business Owner?

According to most definitions, an entrepreneur is one who envisions a new and different business, meaning one that is not a copy of an existing business model. Many entrepreneurs have a passion and an idea, or even invent a new product, but are never able to execute to the point of creating a …

Entrepreneurship

you should write bad code more often

I’ve spent most of my career writing bad code – code that is ugly, hard to read, hard to understand, darn near impossible to update and fix problem. …

Machine Learning

How To Break From Corporate America And Build Your Own Business

Julia Beardwood woke up one day–and like many chained to a corporate job, she bled unhappiness.<p>But unlike many who yearn for change and don’t do anything about it, Julia took a different road.<p>Call it a road of action.<p>As founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she reigns as an expert brand strategist …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The Long Road to Maxwell’s Equations

<b>Should you wish to pay</b> homage to the great physicist James Clerk Maxwell, you wouldn’t lack for locales in which to do it. There’s a memorial marker …