Raul Mesquita De Freitas

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What to Do When Your Boss Says No

Several years ago I sat down with the CEO of a fast-growing retail business. The company started as a single store, but about a decade later it was a national chain on the heels of filing an IPO. I asked the CEO, whom I’ll call Mike, about the secret of his company’s rapid growth. His answer blew …

Harvard Business Review

HOW TO CREATE AN AWESOME GRAPHIC DASHBOARD IN EVERNOTE

3 Essential Hiring Truths This CEO Learned From Reviewing 10,000 Applications

The CEO of OkDork shares a handful of helpful lessons he learned building out his team.<p>Firing under-performing employees can be incredibly costly (one estimate puts the price tag as high as $840,00 for a mid-level manager), but keeping around mediocre hires is seriously expensive too (another …

Recruitment

Translating the Tunnel to the Road: A BBS Aero Analyzer Case Study

Over our short history at Best Bike Split we have had the pleasure of working with several pro cycling teams and many pro triathletes. Every …

Cycling

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

Whether you've only got your 30-minute lunch break or over an hour to kill, here's how you can maximize your shorter stints in the saddle<p>In an ideal world, we'd always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated …

Triathlons

13 Easy Wake Up Tips For Early Morning Workouts - CTS

• Facebook<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Email<p>By Cory Bruno<p>Waking up for an early morning workout before work can be difficult, and during winter when the mornings can be …

Bedtime Stories

10 Simple Productivity Tips for Your Work Day

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Productivity is all about efficiency—doing more, faster and with less. And with increasing demands …

Plyometric exercises for triathletes

<b>It’s difficult enough being a triathlete and fitting in the training hours for swim, bike and run. Add in any strength and conditioning, physio,</b> …

Workouts

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Struggle to sleep after exercise

Feel quite wired after evening training and have trouble sleeping Here are some tips from leading elite sports sleep coach Nick Littlehales

Sleep Disorders

Best ways to use Facebook for self-published book promotion

Many authors are skipping the publisher route and multiple rounds of rejections to strike out on their own and self publish. The trick is how to get …

How to give a killer presentation

Whether you’re facing the boardroom or the Pre-K classroom, people in all walks of life do presentations. Best be prepared.<p>Here’s a step-by-step …

5 Trainer Workouts to Help You Stay Fresh This Winter

The indoor trainer is a dreaded but necessary part of many cyclist’s training program. While there are times in the season that an alternative …

Triathlons

Using the 80/20 Rule to Balance Triathlon Training Intensity

The most fundamental variables of triathlon training are volume and intensity. In lay terms, volume is how much you swim, bike, and run and intensity …

Triathlons

5 Strength-Training Paths to Strength & Durability

By T.J. MurphyThere’s very little argument these days that endurance athletes should strength train. Especially those interested in improved speed, …

Exercise
Microsoft

18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Silicon Valley and its New York counterpart Silicon Alley have long reigned as the main coastal hubs for tech innovation.<p>Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their …

See Just How Much Sugar Is Hiding In The Food You Eat

When sugar is stacked side-by-side with food, it becomes a lot less appealing.<p>Sin Azucar, or “without sugar,” is a photographic project from Spanish photographer Antonio Rodríguez Estrada. The idea is as simple as can be: Estrada takes packaged foods and photographs them alongside the amount of …

Eating

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

If you're a long-time iPhone or iPad user, you've likely run into a storage problem at some point. Short of upgrading to a larger device, here are …

iOS

The Science of Being Seen: A Guide to Safer Riding

What matters and why when sharing the road<p>On a straight, flat, windswept section of US 36 north of Boulder, I see a rider far ahead. At this distance, normally I wouldn’t be able to make out another cyclist, but the blinking red light, with an irregular low-low-bright-low pattern, is unmistakable, …

Bicycling

16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the …

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Marathons

Those Few Pivotal Minutes: Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship

The 2016 IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships have come and gone and excitement is already building to make it to either the Big Island or …

Triathlons

10 Productivity Resolutions To Simplify Your Workday All Year Long

Put your brain on autopilot, make lists at the end of the day, and other simple tips and tricks can help you have a more productive 2017.<p>Most New Year’s resolutions don’t survive long enough to see February. There are myriad reasons why our January 1 ambitions disappear, and many abandon ship as …

Productivity

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

When you receive almost 150 work emails every day, your inbox can quickly become the bane of your existence.<p>That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates …

Death to Apple's Mac Mini: I made a Hackintosh

Commentary: After years of waiting for a decent upgrade to Apple's desktop computers, I've given up. I decided to build a PC; then make it work like a Mac.<p>If you ask me what type of tech I have at home, you'd think I live in an Apple Store.<p>We have iPhones, iPods, iPads, Apple TVs and Mac laptops. …

Apple

Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

I recently wrote a Mac 911 column titled, “Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere.” I thought that …

iCloud
Time Management

Technical Endurance Swimming Part 1: Swim Slow to Go Fast

Most of my triathletes are not doing any extremely difficult workouts in the pool as in the Northern Hemisphere they are now done with racing and …

How to train with a power meter - part three: how to use your training zones

Zone three: Tempo – one to three hours<p>Zone three works on your ability to hold a consistently high pace and represents an effort that will feel hard …

Triathlons