Manav Gupta

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9 Reasons to Move Hong Kong Up a Spot on Your Travel Bucket List

Hong Kong is easily one of the coolest metropolitan destinations on the planet, and after we asked Hong Kong native Lizzy Mok of @notinoffice for …

Instant Pot Sunday Sauce and Meatballs

Sure the idea of “Sunday sauce” is great, but the reality is, you’re not always going to have the flexibility to start a pot of sauce in the morning …

Cooking

Roasted Tomato Soup

7 Penne Pasta Recipes for Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Sometimes, you just want to whip up a quick and easy meal that involves boiling a pot of water and not a whole lot else. For those weeknights that …

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

7 questions you should ask your grandparents

The world has changed so much since our grandparents were growing up. Obviously, they didn’t have luxuries like iPhones and Roombas. Instead, your …

The Only Product Metric that Matters by Josh Elman - Mind the Product

As product managers we spend a lot of our time thinking about product metrics, and all companies, from startups to corporates, spend a lot of time …

What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.<p><b>Whether you’re heading</b> to a …

Books

You Don't Need A Fancy Education To Start A Data Analytics Career

When I taught statistics classes, the diverse backgrounds of my students was a constant source of variety and challenge.<p>At the start of nearly every introductory class, someone would timidly apologize. “Please bear with me. I haven’t used statistics since I was in school. That was ten [or 8, or 3, …

Data Science

How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Web Design Projects

You’re aware there’s competition out there. And you know the key to success is differentiating yourself from your peers in order to stand out and win …

Analytics

3 Things Are Holding Back Your Analytics, and Technology Isn’t One of Them

During the past decade, business analytics platforms have evolved from supporting IT and finance functions to enabling business users across the enterprise. But many firms find themselves struggling to take advantage of its promise. We’ve found three main obstacles to realizing analytics’ full …

Management

Game Thinking, Explained

You’ve probably heard the term “Game Thinking” floating around. What does it mean? Is this like Gamification? Or is Game Thinking something …

Product Management

7 Ways To Find The Right Cofounder For Your Startup

If you’re wondering how the leaders of the biggest companies in the world managed to create massive success make no mistake. They had amazing cofounders to help them. Apple, Google, Twitter and Microsoft are some of the best examples.<p>Starting a business on your own can be extremely overwhelming and …

Adventures In Data Storytelling: Three Key Traps To Avoid

As your organization seeks to become more data-driven, data will become an integral part of all communications. It should play a key role in your business meetings, internal conversations, and other daily interactions. As more of your people are exposed to data that is both relevant and crucial to …

Data Visualization

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Mindfulness

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.<p>It’s the latest example of Amazon pioneering a new product …

Innovation

25 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

I tracked my happiness for a year to get data on how to build a more joyful life

One of the best pieces of advice I got in graduate school was from journalist and entrepreneur Christie Nicholson, who taught a class on business entrepreneurship. Whenever you feel sad or upset or uncomfortable, she told me, lean into that feeling, and try to figure out what’s making you react …

Happiness

Silicon Valley's new craze is flying to Peru to take a psychedelic you can't legally get in America

Psychedelics and tech entrepreneurship have long gone hand in hand. Steve Jobs experimented with LSD. Bill Gates dropped acid on occasion.<p>Ayahuasca, a psychedelic drug that induces mind-boggling hallucinations, is Silicon Valley's latest infatuation. Tim Ferriss, a well-known angel investor, …

Why choosing a free platform can be a good way for your company to start analyzing data

Is your business interested in getting started with data analytics, but not sure where to start? There are several routes to becoming skilled in data …

The One Thing You Should Never Do if You Start a Company

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders netwo</i><i>rk is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

Leadership

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-help

20 Weird & Wonderful Datasets for Machine Learning

Findings from my hunt for amazing datasets<p><b>They say great data is 95% of the problem in machine learning.</b> We saw first hand at Udacity that this is …

12 Observations About Artificial Intelligence From The O'Reilly AI Conference

At the inaugural O’Reilly AI conference, 66 artificial intelligence practitioners and researchers from 39 organizations presented the current state-of-AI: From chatbots and deep learning to self-driving cars and emotion recognition to automating jobs and obstacles to AI progress to saving lives and …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Big Data