Ashish Naik

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Care and Feeding of Xcode Configurations

What’s this about?<p>Most iOS (and macOS) developers have a love/hate relationship with Xcode. It seems the larger the team, the more the emotions lean …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

The power of sets in Swift

Although Set is one of those core data structures that you see in almost every programming language, it sometimes get a bit overlooked as our default …

Databases

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Pain

Bitcoin's Path To $1 Million: Why This Bubble Is Not Bursting Anytime Soon

<i>Source: documentarytube.com</i><p>Ever since a Florida programmer made the first commercial transaction using Bitcoin (COIN), when he traded 10,000 Bitcoins …

Cryptocurrency

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Apple’s recipe for making successful apps

I’ve spent the better part of a decade building award-winning mobile apps for the App Store. Yet I wanted to back up my own observations with advice …

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

A Zen Master Reveals 10 Essential Mindful Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

The only moment that truly exists is the here and now, and that is the key to living life in a mindful way.<br>With the stress of family and career, it …

Google's Insane Approach to Management Could Transform Your Company | Inc.com

I'm a big fan of Laszlo Bock, head of Google's people operations (a more adept way of saying he's the HR boss) for over 62,000 "Googlers," as they are affectionately known.<p>Bock wrote the magnificent <i>Work Rules!</i>, which has quickly become one of my go-to secret weapons on leadership and HR innovation, …

Marriott International

IOS Glossary: Architecture, Patterns, Xcode.

As soon as you know the basics, you set the foundation for growth. It works the same way for any job and there is no any secret that many significant …

Programming

The tech manager’s challenge: How to stay steeped in tech while focusing on leadership?

A workplace dynamic I’ve always found fascinating is the instinctual need for people to size up the technical depth of a technology leader upon first introduction. The technologists in the room want to determine if the manager understands what they do on a daily basis. The non-technical people want …

The Most Common Push-Up Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Push-ups look so deceptively easy. Everyone knows how to do them in theory, but when asked to do one, most people make various little mistakes that …

Workouts

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

Personal Finance

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Parenting

Financial Fridays: Basic Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes

I love you so I don’t want you to do these things. Save the world instead.<b>A) IGNORING THE “SIX MONTH RULE”</b>I was on the board of a business where we …

After 20 Years, It’s Harder to Ignore the Digital Economy’s Dark Side

In 1995, I published <i>The Digital Economy,</i> a book that became one of the first best-sellers about the internet in business. To mark its 20th anniversary, my publisher asked me to write a dozen mini-chapters for a new edition. As I revisited it, I was struck by how far we’ve come since 1995 and by how …

Screw growth. It’s time to reprogram the digital economy for people

The digital economy isn’t working out quite like it was supposed to.<p>The promise was that we were all going to get to work fewer hours, from home, in …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

feridun akgüngör<p>You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities. And, most …

Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need | Inc.com

In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George Bailey--and you might even remember the book inscription at the very end that …

Happiness

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids | Inc.com

I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. (Plus, I work for what's probably the most influential parenting brand on digital media, and I …

Parenting

7 Ways to Make Sure Your Startup Never Goes Under | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, you're a risk-taker in a free market economy. Unfortunately, the "risk" part of that definition leaves open the possibility that your business could fail. Since that's obviously something that you don't want to happen, it's always a great idea to proactively take steps to limit …

A Google exec shares the 4 biggest leadership lessons he's learned throughout his career

In a recent interview with the The New York Times' Adam Bryant, Amit Singh, president of Google for Work, shared some of the biggest lessons he learned early in his career.<p>Here are four of them:

Five Reasons Fear-Based Management Is The Only Kind We Know

Even smart and empathetic people can react strongly the first time they hear about trust-based leadership. Everybody likes the sound of the word ‘trust,’ but putting trust-based leadership into action takes patience and humility, and these are not typically virtues we honor in the business …

Self-Reflection

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

Why the First and Most Important Person You Need to Lead Is Yourself | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>Every business needs a leader who can cultivate a …

How to Stop Worrying About Becoming Obsolete at Work

In case you missed it, FOMO is now an official word in the English language. The “Fear of Missing Out” is now in the Oxford Dictionary, which has described it as the “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media …