Ravi Koshal

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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a US Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>He's no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen above …

Yoga

Your summer reading list, provided by Bill Gates

Americans are gearing up for summer vacation, which for Microsoft cofounder and famous bookworm Bill Gates means loading up the suitcase with books. The philanthropist and ardent reader has issued his annual summer reading list. This year his recommendations for beach reads touch on some of Gates’ …

Books

How Serverless Computing will Change the World in 2018

Serverless computing is a fairly new concept that has somewhat exploded in terms of popularity. This is in-part due to AWS’ Serverless offering, AWS …

The One Thing Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation | Inc.com

One of the most often told stories about innovation is that of Alexander Fleming and his discovery of penicillin. Returning after a summer holiday in 1928, the solitary Scottish scientist noticed that a strange mold had contaminated the bacteria cultures he was growing. That single observation …

Innovation

How to Be Happy When Everything Goes Wrong

In the summer of 2010, Rachelle Friedman was preparing for one of the best periods of her life. She was recently engaged, surrounded by her best …

Happiness

The Brightest People Do 9 Things That Really Stand Out, Says a Harvard Prof | Inc.com

<i>What is it like to interview a very smart person? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Shane Greenstein, Professor in the Technology Operations and Management unit at the Harvard Business</b> …

Business Strategy

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Negotiations

Leaders Can Shape Company Culture Through Their Behaviors

One business buzzword we hear almost everyday is “culture,” as in, our organization has a “strong” or “innovative” or even a “toxic” culture. But what do we really mean when we say this?<p>For me, an organizational culture is defined by how people inside the organization interact with each other. …

Psychology suggests that power doesn’t make people bad—it just reveals their true natures

“When you’re a star, they let you do it,” Donald Trump boasts of sexually assaulting women in the recently leaked <i>Access Hollywood</i> tape. “You can do anything.”<p>Of course, the power that comes with celebrity does not—and should not—permit anyone to hurt other people. But Trump’s comments are in line …

Psychology

MBA offers second chance to take risks and pursue your passion

“How much did they pay you to give up on your dreams?” This quote from the film <i>Up in the Air,</i> staring George Clooney and Anna Kendrick, poignantly …

Elon Musk Is Treating Mars Like It's a Moore's Law Problem. It's Not

Hats off to Elon Musk. He gave us Paypal, Solar City, and Tesla Motors. If only some of his other, more ambitious ideas warranted the same praise. …

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

Google Pixel: Why controlling both software and hardware matters

The Pixel and Pixel XL are not the first phones from Google. The very first Android phone — the T-Mobile G1 was a Google phone. The Nexus One started …

You Can Turn Almost Any Object Into a Computer - And It Could Completely Change AI

How to computerise water.<p>The latest chip in the iPhone 7 has 3.3 billion transistors packed into a piece of silicon around the size of a small coin. …

Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

Too many business leaders today are out of touch with the employees they lead. Edelman estimates that one in three employees doesn’t trust their employer — despite the fact that billions are spent every year on leadership development. Part of the problem: Our primary method of developing leaders is …

This essay helped one student get into Harvard Business School — here's why it works

While it's only one part of the application — and a mediocre essay <i>might</i> suffice if you're an otherwise ideal candidate — a superb essay can be the game-changer that pushes you into "yes" territory.<p>These essays give prospective students an opportunity to show administrators their true motives and …

Zuckerberg Is Dictator of The World's Largest Nation, Pirate Bay Founder Says

Facebook has grown so dominant that it is one of the world’s largest nations, and co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is effectively the dictator of …

Social Media

A home made Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi

I’ve had this raspberry Pi for a wee while now and I initially got it for using with a camera to use for security for the house. About a month ago I …