Alex Saab

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Stressed? Here's how to tap into a zen feeling (almost) instantly

It’s common knowledge that today’s stressors are many. According to a report from the American Psychological Association (APA), American stress levels are rising for the first time in 10 years. Also common knowledge: chronic stress isn’t healthy — it contributes to a host of health issues, such as …

Meditation

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead) | Inc.com

The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest times, leaders must firmly hold onto their belief that they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>One of my favorite mantras by Tony Robbins …

Self-improvement

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

Author Simon Sinek Shares The Exact Definition Of A Leader In This Inspiring TED Talk

In today's excessively tough, overtly-competitive times, what is it that an entrepreneur absolutely must have?<p><b>In the words of ace entrepreneur,</b> …

TED Talks

This Janitor Turned CEO Just Identified the Key to Building a Great Organization. Here It Is in 1 Word | Inc.com

Corey E. Thomas grew up in Georgia, the son of a self-taught electrician and a secretary. He credits his parents and humble background for shaping his work ethic and values, qualities that helped him work his way up to the chief executive position of Rapid7, a corporate network security company …

Leadership

Mattis freezes transgender policy; allows troops to continue serving, pending study

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis late Tuesday announced that transgender troops will be allowed to continue serving in the military pending the results of a study by experts.<p>The announcement follows an order from President Trump — first announced in a tweet — declaring that transgender …

Donald Trump

8 top must-use tools to boost your web development workflow

As developers, before we deploy our applications or even before we choose our cloud provider, we should consider which tools we use for our …

Donald Trump has no grasp of what it means to be president

DEFENDERS of President Donald Trump offer two arguments in his favour—that he is a businessman who will curb the excesses of the state; and that he …

6 Months of Working Remotely Taught Me a Thing or Ten

Six months ago, I started as a Senior Front-End Developer for Helix Education. Most of what I do now is identical to what I did for my past …

Business Process Management, With Expert Insights

buzztrending.net<p>Governing and Networking BPM Organizations<p>BPM is a standardized field. To ensure the materials and expectations are consistent …

Management

Microsoft announces new application programming interfaces for Visual Studio developers

<b>Microsoft</b> has announced the availability of new Application programming interfaces (APIs) 'ASP.NET Core 2.0' and '.NET Core 2.0' in its Visual Studio …

Personal Kanban

Kanban is a great planning method to visualize simple productivity processes. And it’s not just for teams, it’s also extremely useful as a personal …

The Formula for Chi-Square Statistic

To see how to compute a chi-square statistic using the formula, suppose that we have the following data from an experiment:<p>Expected: 25 Observed: …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

What Would the World Look Like if There Were Only 100 People?

Almost all of them would live in Asia, and few of them would own cars.<p>In this new video from RealLifeLore, we learn what the world's population would look like if it were compressed to 100 people, while the same proportions of people kept the same attributes they have now. There are a lot of …

North America

Mediterranean diet could prevent brain shrinking in old age, study suggests

Following a Mediterranean diet could prevent the brain shrinking in old age and help prevent cognitive decline, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists have known for some time that eating healthily can help stave off dementia but did not know how it protected the brain.<p>Now a new study shows that it may …

Holistic Medicine

The Map of Physics: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Physics Fit Together

From Newton’s mechanical calculations to Einstein’s general and special relativity to the baffling indeterminacy of quantum mechanics, the discipline …

Online Learning Courses in Web, Software & Mobile Development

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The Sad Story of Russia's Space Shuttle Program

The intense rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union pushed the two countries to compete, not only on Earth but throughout the solar …

This Feature in Microsoft Excel Is the Best One They've Added in Years

It's like hiring a data scientist or Karl Rove, minus the political slant.<p>Microsoft Excel has that rare distinction of being an app many of us use by default, yet we never talk about it. We're power users, pivoting our tables and typing complex calculations into cells. (Yesterday, I typed a simple …

What It Means To Be a 'Popular' Programming Language

Alternately, what does it mean for a hammer to be the most popular tool?<p>I have fairly worthless Google Alert set up for "programming language." What it yields on a daily basis generally falls into two related camps: "tech beat business news reporter discusses programming languages as though they …

STOP IT! 3 Things I STOPPED Doing in Microsoft Excel to Boost Productivity

I recently watched Bob Newhart’s <b>“Stop It”</b> skit on YouTube. Anyone who is a Bob Newhart fan may remember this, where he explains to a patient how to …

Productivity

The Top 5 TED Talks About Project Management

I’m a big fan of business books.<p>Why do I love these books so much, especially when there’s a host of textbooks readily available with case studies, …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

How to make computer coding child’s play

Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books to teach children computer programming, with a range of other books, computer clubs and software following in their wake.<p>Now there’s a renewed wave of interest in the topic, thanks partly to …

Kids

Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile: Tips for a Smooth Journey | Zephyr

Excitement over agile methodologies has exploded since 2010. Echoes of a near panacea in software delivery have extolled agile techniques as the …

The Beginner’s Guide To Scrum And Agile Project Management

What can help you build a car, save your marriage, code software, write a book, or even renovate a house?A whiteboard and a pad of sticky notes (the …

Everyone on the Planet Should Learn to Code. Here's Why and How

Coding improves your analytical ability, problem solving skills and might even make you more attractive.<p><i>"Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer... because it teaches you how to think."</i> --Steve Jobs<p>Tech is everywhere you look--with products that rip through our current lens …

Learn C Sharp Programming Language by Building Projects

With so many different languages available for developers to choose from, it is no wonder that developers are relying on languages that make things …

Programming