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So You Want To Be A Consultant? Five Signs Consulting Is Right for You

Flexible hours, new projects and clients every few months, autonomy, variety and freedom: Consulting comes with all of these perks. And if you’re sitting in a full-time job at a big company, consulting might sound like a dream. But before you quit your job and jump into consulting, there are a few …

Employment

You Can Have Super Dedicated and Engaged Employees Just by Doing These 7 Simple Things

The leadership choices you make and how you lead your people can make or break their motivation.<p>Whether you are starting a new business or you're helping to run one that has been around for a long time, every day can bring new and unexpected challenges and dilemmas. When you add employees to the …

Employee Engagement

Facebook is full of could-be CEOs — but no one ever leaves

“The stakes are more intense than ever.”<p>This month was the perfect month to leave Facebook.<p>The social giant, which has been under fire over the past 18 months because of Russia or Cambridge Analytica or Myanmar or one of numerous other company oversights, shuffled its executive deck in a major way. …

Social Media

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Adobe acquires ecommerce CMS Magento for $1.68 billion

Adobe has agreed to acquire Magento, a popular ecommerce CMS, presently owned by a private equity firm, for $1.68 billion. The deal will close in the third quarter of 2018.<p>The Magento platform has long been regarded as a solid choice for companies who want to build and manage online stores; …

eCommerce

He Grew up With Turkish Shepherds and Fled to America. Now He Hires Refugees for His $1.5 Billion Business

Hamdi Ulukaya upended the dairy industry with Chobani. Along the way, he's also built an enlightened company.<p><i>The son of nomadic sheep farmers from the Turkish mountains, Hamdi Ulukaya was an improbable candidate to upend the ruthlessly competitive global dairy industry. After arriving in the U.S.</i> …

New York State

The Obamas Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix, and Every Entrepreneur Should Learn This 1 Lesson From It

The people, brands, and companies that are embracing their role as a media company are increasing their platforms and winning new audiences<p>Today Netflix announced a multi-year agreement with former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. In a statement on Twitter, Netflix said the …

Michelle Obama

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Deep Learning

7 Steps In Project Management To Make Sure Everyone's Learning The Necessary Lessons

“Lessons will be learned” is a phrase that we hear frequently, but it’s not always followed with meaningful change. Within your organization, that doesn’t have to be the case. Use this project review framework to help your company actually learn lessons.<p><b>Start with establishing the needs and state</b> …

Project Management

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

Easter Bunny

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

Dad jokes, ranked

Let's face it, dads have horrible jokes. But sometimes, the jokes are so horrible they're amazing.<p>Every once in a while, a wholesome dad joke is just …

Jokes

10 Habits of Successful People That'll Make Your Life Easier

• <b>Every morning, make a list of the three most important things you have to do for the day that will make the largest impact.</b> This helps to cut out the …

Success

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Nutrition

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

SpaceX

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

12 Scalable Businesses to Start in College

Starting a business is not just about the money. You'll learn what it really takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is there any better time to start a business than as a student? Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Richard Branson and many other …

Small Business

9 Productive Ways to Keep Remote Teams Together

Working with a remote team is not without its challenges. Here is the latest tech to keep your team in touch and up-to-date.<p>Working with a remote …

Project Management

High-Performing Teams Ask These 4 Questions Every Day

Make sure your team is in alignment with your organization's needs.<p>It's easy for an organization's workforce to fall out of alignment with its business strategy. A little growth here, a little restructuring there, and before you know it, a team can be completely jumbled.<p>It happens to the best of …

Management

Amazon Is Paying Its Employees $12,000 to Train for a Job at Another Company. And It's Brilliant

The forward-thinking company helps employees forward their dream careers--even if it means it's not at Amazon.<p>In a hot job market, it's hard enough to figure out how to spot rising talent and then have a plan for how to keep that talent in your company.<p>So training employees and giving them job …

Employment

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

Google made a fun AI-powered emoji scavenger hunt that you can play on your phone

If you have your phone close at hand, open up emojiscavengerhunt.withgoogle.com and see how far you can get. As the URL suggests, it’s an emoji scavenger hunt — a new AI experiment created by Google that shows how the company’s machine learning tools can be used to make fun little games. In this …

Machine Learning

Andela, one of Africa's top tech startups, has local -- and global -- impact

Sleek desks, casual dress code, free lunch – it's what you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. But you can also find them in Lagos, Nigeria, where …

Startups

Banksy’s Latest Graffiti Stops Traffic With A Bold Message For Law Enforcement

Banksy has revealed a new art piece for ‘Beyond the Streets’ arts exhibition happening this weekend in Los Angeles.<br>The stencil is part of an event …

Streetwear

Four features that would tame Facebook

Making it easier to leave Facebook — or at least avoid it<p>Even at the weakest and most embattled moment in its history, Facebook still seems inescapable. It’s impossible to leave, as Sarah Jeong detailed last week, and it seems even harder to fix. Facebook has rolled out products like Clear History …

Social Media

Monte-Carlo study of asymptotically robust tests for correlation coefficients | Biometrika

Monte-Carlo simulation is used to compare the small-sample performance of the usual normal theory procedures for inference about correlation …

Data Science