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9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

Self-awareness

Sunrise is shutting down today. Here are some alternatives! 🌅

Today, many of us are mourning the loss of <b>Sunrise</b>, the beloved calendar app that Microsoft decided to pull the plug on after they purchased the …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.<p>In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong", the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order to become world class.<p>If …

Self-improvement
Motivation

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

Procrastination

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

Time Management

10 Ways to Network Like a Boss

5. Remember to share, not sell.<p>If you want to get ahead in this world, you have to network. Networking helps build confidence, connects you with …

Networking

5 System Performance Monitoring Tools For Linux

There are some tools which we must know as Linux/Server Admin to monitor the health/performance status of any running Server. Generally we have to …

Linux

Lynis 2.1.0 - Security Auditing Tool for Unix/Linux Systems

Lynis is an open source security auditing tool. Commonly used by system administrators, security professionals and auditors, to evaluate the security …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

Success

The data science ecosystem, part 3: Data applications

Remember that quote I started part two with? About data scientists wanting better tools for wrangling so they could work on the "sexy stuff"? Well, …

Big Data

10 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

March 20, 2015<br>Here are some very useful educational web tools we have curated over the last few weeks. These are EdTech tools we came across through …

Education Technology

Procrastination Part I: Why You Do It

Many people misunderstand procrastination as a problem of laziness or poor time management. But procrastination—especially problem procrastination—is …

Procrastination

The Secret To Getting Investors To Back Your Vision, Even If You're An Unknown Startup Founder

<i>By Nathalie Lussier</i><p>There’s no better time to be an entrepreneur than right now. Not only is there a low barrier to entry for the business world, startups now have access to what is estimated as a trillion dollar pool of capital. But apart from crowdfunding portals that make money more accessible, …

Entrepreneurship

25 Highly Useful AngularJS Tools for Web Developers

Share Email Comments<p>AngularJS is one of various new frameworks which plan to make improvement of JavaScript less demanding and quicker. AngularJS …

Lynis 2.0.0 - Security Auditing Tool for Unix/Linux Systems

Lynis is an <i>open source</i> <b>security auditing tool</b>. Primary goal is to help users with <b>auditing and hardening</b> of Unix and Linux based systems. The software …

Draw in 3D App Is Now Free Grab It

February 14, 2015<br>Draw in 3D is another excellent iPad app that has gone free today. As its name suggests, Draw in 3D allows users to easily draw 3D …

Excellent iPad App to Introduce your Kids to Coding

February 14, 2015<br>Code Blast is an excellent coding app that has gone free today for a limited period of time. This app is designed to provide young …

NFL

Why Mexico Is an 'Undiscovered Opportunity' for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

It was 2008 when Paul Ahlstrom from Alta Ventures chose Mexico as the next big opportunity to create and promote a venture capital industry. It's been a long time since then. I was able to visit Monterrey, Mexico a couple months back and see a growing startup ecosystem in Mexico that was starting …

Startups

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you’ll never need to pay for a gym membership again.<p>You can work out pretty much anywhere using bodyweight exercise moves.<p>Bodyweight exercises are moves that use only your body’s weight as resistance, such as pushups and lunges — no equipment needed. They’re a staple in many …

Should I Stretch Before or After My Runs?

Neither, experts say. Or if you must, do it after your workout—not before.<p>You’ve seen the iconic image of a runner bent over and touching his toes. You’ve probably seen plenty of runners doing this before races. So it may surprise you to hear that this so-called static stretching—attempting to …

Exercise