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The 10 Best Places to Live in America (Some Will Surprise You)

U.S. News & World Report ranked the most livable cities in the U.S. across a wide range of variables.<p>What are the best places in the United States to live and work? Every year, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> sets out to answer that question, ranking the 125 most populous metropolitan areas in the nation …

How to delete your Instagram account

These days we share a lot of personal information with social networks. As the Facebook scandal has taught us, sometimes <b>a bit too much information</b>. While deleting yourself from all your social networks is a bit extreme, we understand that for some this might seem like the simplest solution to …

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

10 Free Must-Read Machine Learning E-Books For Data Scientists AI Engineers

Introduction<p>So you love reading but can’t afford to splurge too much money on books? Quite a lot of the data science and machine learning books out …

Forget Florida, here are the 24 best places to retire around the world

• <b>Healthcare, affordability, happiness, and climate are all important to consider when choosing a country to live in.</b>• <b><br>Retirees traditionally prefer</b> …

10 things intelligent people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there's no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color …

Jokes

20 Cheap Places to Eat in New York City

(Manhattan and Brooklyn, to be specific!)<p>When you think of New York City, “cheap” probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind. As far as cities …

East Village

How to add more voice commands to your device

Those of us who have the good fortune of having Google Assistant on our phones are right now enjoying the ability to control our devices without having to lift a finger. Need directions? Want to send a text while driving? Need to set a timer? Hear a joke? Turn off Bluetooth? Search the web? Just …

The 3 Components of a Brilliant Marketing Plan | Inc.com

Anybody can write a marketing plan. Heck, there are dozens of templates and examples available on the Web for every type of business strategy. Writing a <i>brilliant</i> marketing plan, though...that's more of a challenge.<p>The first step to writing a <i>brilliant</i> marketing plan is to understand what marketing …

Marketing

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with learning how emotions work, but it goes much further. Specifically, how do you start …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence

Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (experts on the topic), EQ is only the beginning.<p>Whereas EQ has an emphasis on …

Emotional Intelligence

Best software for would-be Android app makers and creators

Want to be an Android app creator but don’t know how to code? Don’t have the inclination to learn?<p>Don’t worry: there are still plenty of options out there for you. Android app makers are tools created specifically for those people who want to release an app on the Play Store (and possibly other app …

Apps

1 Simple Secret to Getting Promoted

Shhh--don't tell your boss what you're up to.<p>I talk to a lot of high-performing, ambitious people who, like I was before I started my own business, are frustrated at work. That frustration centers around a disconnect between the job they <b>want</b> and the job they <b>have</b>. A lot of times, they view their …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

What Is Personalization in Marketing?

<b>How a personal touch can make all the difference.</b><p><b>Introduction</b><p>“Remember that a person’s name is, to that person, the sweetest and most important sound …

How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right order

Marvel Universe

How To Develop An Effective Marketing Strategy

In business, some entrepreneurs view success in its most basal format. All they want is the ability to earn a living while working for themselves. For others, success takes on far more grandiose terms. It involves the erection of colossal empires that spans the globe with droves of customers and …

Marketing

10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.<p>People are always asking me what apps they should get. The answer, of …

Pay What You Want: Ultimate Android Developers Bundle

Tech Deals has dropped their latest Pay What You Want Bundle, and <b>this one is going fast</b>.<p>The Ultimate Android Development Bundle features <b>6 courses</b> designed for people who want to create their own Android apps or games, but they don’t know where to begin.<p>Bought individually, you would have to shell …

Android News

Create an error-free Android app, with Firebase crash reporting

Every Android app you release into the wild is going to encounter a range of hardware and software, including different versions of the Android operating system. No matter how much time and effort you invest in testing your app, you’re never going to be able to test your app in <i>every</i> situation it …

Analytics

Start building professional eCommerce websites for $1

This year’s offering sports <b>7 courses</b> all designed to take you from total WordPress noob to <b>website building pro</b>. It even includes the immensely popular eCommerce with WordPress: Complete Course.<p>Now, you can <b>pay whatever you want</b> and still gain value from this bundle. Even if you just pay <b>$1</b>, you’ll …

Web Design

How to Cut Costs More Strategically

We’ve all been through it — the looming cost project. And for many of us, it’s not a fond memory.<p>How many cost-cutting initiatives have our companies gone through in the last dozen years? More important, do we look back on those initiatives as transformative in helping us build success and leading …

Why the Millions We Spend on Employee Engagement Buy Us So Little

Organizations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on employee engagement programs, yet their scores on engagement surveys remain abysmally low. How is that possible? Because most initiatives amount to an adrenaline shot. A perk is introduced to boost scores, but over time the effect wears …

What to expect: Exynos 8895 versus Snapdragon 835

Qualcomm and Samsung have now lifted the lid on their next-generation mobile applications processors – the Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895. Both are expected to make their debut inside regional variants of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 flagship, which is scheduled for release in late April.<p>We will have to …

Mobile

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-confidence

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About | Inc.com

I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar businesses, and have high emotional intelligence. (By the way, "Emotional Quotient" and "Emotional Intelligence" are different. EQ …

Leadership

7 Resources to Learn iOS Development

App development has become a lucrative field for many developers. Even with the number of apps that are already on the market, there is still a wide …

14 Most Popular Mobile App Analytics Tools Every Business Should Know

Smartphone usage is increasing by leaps and bounds every day. It is playing a major role in digitizing the human life. Today, people used to …

Just got a new Android smartphone? Here are a few apps you should download right away

If you just opened up your first Android smartphone this morning, odds are you’re having a blast using it. However, you’re also likely on the hunt for some new apps to test out along with it. We feature a selection of Android apps each month, but today we’d like to feature a few more apps that any …

Apps