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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

The transition to management requires a transformation of thought.<p>The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google …

Emotional Intelligence

Take A Hyper-Detailed Tour Of The International Space Station

Float through the spaces where our astronauts live and work in beautiful 4k resolution.<p>It's unlikely that many of us will ever have a chance to see inside the International Space Station, which has orbited the Earth carrying astronauts since 1998. A new high definitely video from NASA is your best …

6 Things to Do to Make Retiring at 50 a Reality

Just because the average American retires at the age of 63, it doesn’t mean that you cannot buck the trend and settle down with more than enough time …

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

OnHub router gains home automation capabilities with new IFTTT integration

In an interesting update, Google’s OnHub routers now has integration with automation service IFTTT. <i>If This Then That</i> allows users to easily initiate a command that is set off by pre-programmed action. OnHub’s IFTTT channel is already live with an OTA update rolling out now.<p>While it is not …

10 Things You Should Know About Smart Home Security

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.What makes a home smart? It’s when a home is equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic …

The 10 best devices to turn your home into a smart home

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon The modern "smart home" is still learning. It's still something we have to put in quotes like that. In the tech world's rush to …

8 Ways a Mind Map Can Declutter Your Project Management

Project managers can organize their team, their thoughts, and visualize every moving part of their project workflow by using mind maps.<p>PCMag reviews …

How big data can take the pain out of performance reviews

The big bad annual performance review is getting a 21st century makeover. A growing number of large and influential companies are ditching their old …

The Art and Science of Effective Dashboard Design | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

<i>By Jen Underwood and Jaimie Fox</i><p>Dashboards can be a powerful way to communicate insights. All too often dashboard potential is not fully realized as a …

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5 More Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Motivational videos can be a great, free tool to get you pumped up and ready for action. One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is the guidance and motivation provided by mentors, leaders and others who have gone before you. …

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 …

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99 Life Hacks to make your life easier!

Library of the future: 7 technologies we would love to see

<b>Libraries lead the way to digital citizenship. They should be the first places where most advanced technologies are implemented.</b>Today, libraries are …

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