Ajay Matharu

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Want to Be a Better Leader This Year? Start With This 1 Rare Habit | Inc.com

In Robert K. Greenleaf's classic 1970 essay, "The Servant as Leader," he recorded his personal observations over the course of 38 years (while employed at AT&T) and confidently determined that the best leaders are "servant leaders."<p>Since that time, the servant leadership movement has gained steady …

Leadership

If You Don't Want to Be a Boring Leader, Stop 'Strategizing' and Do This Instead | Inc.com

Unless it's December 31st and you're trying to come up with some personal New Year's resolutions, strategic planning is something that's typically done as a group. In any given company, it's as necessary and expected as office furniture -- and about as exciting. Every couple of years, the senior …

Management

Next Level Webpack Dashboard

Webpack-dashboard has over 10 thousand stars on Github but yet I almost never encounter it. Why are we not taking advantage of this great …

Neural network gives your phone 'DSLR-quality' photos

You can buy a Pixel phone if you want AI to enhance your photos every time you press the shutter button, and services like Google Photos use AI for minor fixes and clever effects. But what if you wish your photos looked like they were taken with a much better camera? Scientists might have an …

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders | Inc.com

Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the most likely reason employees quit their managers, I found the …

Leadership

The Best Bosses and Managers Do This | Inc.com

A few weeks ago I attended a youth soccer game that my son, Isaac, refereed. For most of his life, Isaac has played travel soccer. He loves the sport and knows the rules of the game inside and out. It's not uncommon for Isaac to get emails from parents commending his refereeing skills. Suffice it …

Self-improvement

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

30-minute Python Web Scraper

I’ve been meaning to create a web scraper using Python and Selenium for a while now, but never gotten around to it. A few nights ago, I decided to …

3 Things Smart Bosses Do to Effectively Manage Smart People | Inc.com

If you've been charged with managing a group of really smart and savvy employees, you have your work cut out for you. Smart people obviously know they're smart, which works to their advantage. They have high expectations of not only themselves but also of the people they work with, which ups the …

Team Building

How Can You Spot True Leaders? They Do Any of These 3 Super Rare Things Daily | Inc.com

Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. But one simple truth that doesn't require poring over another 250 pages of text remains: Leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships. Therefore, the best and most respected leaders are …

Leadership

The Camera In Your Pocket: How To Take Better Photos With Your iPhone

What you’ll discover in this 92 page eBook<p>In this 92 page eBook you’ll learn how to master three basic steps for better iPhone photography:<p>How light, …

Mobile Photography

Meet Svelte, the Anti-Framework JavaScript Framework

A new tool carves up JS frameworks, leaving only the stuff your web app actually needs.<p>Writing and learning JavaScript can feel completely bonkers. There's often little to no free space to just sit down and write lean, elegant code in a way that even approaches "from scratch." This is because of …

Street Photography by Eric Kim

Dear friend,<p>I am writing you this book, <i>Street Photography</i> to encapsulate everything I have learned about street photography in the last 10 years. …

How to Cope With the Loneliness of Leadership

Leadership can be a lonely road, but you've got to learn how to confront and overcome it.<p>Wearing the mantle of leadership is a daunting proposition.<p>And one of the most daunting aspects of it is the constant loneliness of it.<p>Even though you may be surrounded by other people.<p>Even though you may have …

This Microsoft App Will Save You 4 Hours of Work Every Week

MyAnalytics provides information about how you spend your time so you can manage it more effectively.<p>What can you do in four hours at work?<p>If you live in San Francisco, you can drive to a meeting and back. (That's supposed to be funny, even if you live it everyday--sorry about that.) Most of us can …

Google launches new AMP testing tool

Google has launched a new testing tool for AMP (accelerated mobile pages).The new tool is available at https://search.google.com/search-console/amp …

SEO

16 Personal Essays About Mental Health Worth Reading

Here are some of the most moving and illuminating essays published on BuzzFeed about mental illness, wellness, and the way our minds work.

Mental Health

Five Benefits of a Yoga Retreat When You Feel Stressed or Depressed

We work like robots. We are afraid we can’t achieve the things we truly need anymore. We forget how to say “no” to protect ourselves. Instead of …

Meditation

The One Key to Maximizing the Benefits of Your Workout

You’ve taken all the steps to up your workout game: You have the HIIT-the-ground-running morning routine down, you have enough workout apps to push the limits of your body AND your data plan and your gym playlist is always on point. You even know all the hacks to keep your yoga pants smelling …

Secret to Success: Aim High, Start Small, and Keep Going

Big success is often just an accumulation of small successes.<p>I was interviewed on a radio show, and I was asked what one piece of advice would I give to people who were starting a new business, or who were looking to improve their performance and results.<p>As I thought about it, I wondered whether I …

These are three of the biggest problems facing today's AI

Not-so-deep learning<p>Speaking to attendees at a deep learning conference in London last month, there was one particularly noteworthy recurring theme: humility, or at least, the need for it.<p>While companies like Google are confidently pronouncing that we live in an "AI-first age," with machine …

5 Ways to Spark Your Motivation (When You’re Feeling Stuck)

<i>by Jonathan Fields, author of How to Live a Good Life</i><i>Use disappointment and frustration to motivate you rather than derail you. Be mindful. You are</i> …

Motivation

Taking The Pattern Library To The Next Level

No thorough conversation about the front end today can end without mention of <b>pattern libraries</b>. Sometimes a pattern library appears in the form of a …

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Your iPhone's Battery Life in iOS 10

Apple’s iOS 10 may be many things but for some users, a battery saver it is not. Whether you’re experiencing battery issues post-iOS 10 launch or …

Apps

Top 5 Best Linux Firewalls : Protect Network No Matter What

Linux is quite possibly the only open-source project that has managed to change the world at an incredible scale. While its consumer market share is …

Linux

Applying Lessons from Sun Tzu and The Art of War to Everyday Life

Sun Tzu was a legendary military strategist in ancient China and he is the author of the famous book, The Art of War. He was a master of “soft power” …

Self-improvement