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Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

Chronographs

This is Why People Leave Your Company

When Carly Guthrie was running HR for Per Se, one of the hottest restaurants in New York, the General Manager gave her a piece of advice: “You know, …

13 Free Training Courses on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Introduction<p>When the world’s smartest companies such as Microsoft, Google, Alphabet Inc., and Baidu are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence …

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week | Inc.com

If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to communicate its true intent so there are no misgivings or misinterpretations.<p>As you scroll further, you'll notice a pattern (which …

Happiness

Bob Sutton: How To Deal With Difficult People At Work

I spoke to Bob Sutton, author of <i>The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt</i>, about his inspiration for the book, the typical issues we deal with our colleagues and management, how to deal with those situations, what personality traits to look for when hiring, and how …

University of Michigan

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Employment

Why I'm not a fan of pair programming

Pair programming feels like a lingering ghost. Its adherents proclaim it to be the best approach to coding while the rest of us just continue to …

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

6 Things You Need to Know About How Netflix Built Its Powerful Culture

In the eighth episode of Masters of Scale, Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, explains how having a strong culture helps the company overcome lows, push the envelope with content and allows for innovation.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i><i>Masters of Scale</i><i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner</i> …

Work-life Balance

TypeScript vs. JavaScript

What is TypeScript ?<p>On the 27th of April 2017, you wake to begin your morning routine, It’s 4:05 AM, so you don’t see it yet. No screen time till …

JavaScript

Good managers give constructive criticism—but truly masterful leaders offer constructive praise

Getting feedback from your coworkers is scary. A leader at one of my previous jobs once said that my emotional stability fell somewhere between that of a squalling infant and pubescent teen. (Cool, cool.) Now research shows that not only are most managers bad at giving constructive …

IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide | Inc.com

For years, IBM has touted its "work from home" policy as a reason for its continued success.<p>And rightly so. IBM's financial performance has shown steady improvement ever since the mid-'90s, when the internet made "work from home" practical, using tools that IBM pioneered, like email, groupware, and …

Digital Marketing

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview

Your resume might be perfect but without a proper cover letter you may not get that coveted interview.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When applying for a new job, details matter.<p>Your resume might be up to par, but that certainly isn’t going to be the only thing that …

Employment

Why Bad Projects Are So Hard to Kill

You can still find them on eBay, sleek and gleaming videodisc players with LP-sized discs. The product: RCA’s SelectaVision—one of the biggest consumer electronics flops of all time.<p>But it isn’t simply the monumental failure in the marketplace that makes the SelectaVision story worth remembering. …

Management

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

Don’t Draft a Digital Strategy Just Because Everyone Else Is

When the CEO of GE announces that it will become a digital industrial enterprise and the CEO of Citigroup says it will become the world’s leading digital bank, you know that a new strategic priority is sweeping the corporate world. It used to be “What’s your IT strategy?” Then it was “What’s your …

Innovation

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Self-help

Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and IT

The digital marketplace has created a business imperative that every company be — in some way — a technology company. This means that IT departments are being pulled out of their traditional “gate keeper” role of protecting the core technology infrastructure to collaborate across the enterprise to …

Marketing

The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why

The head of a large division of a multinational corporation was running a meeting devoted to performance assessment. Each senior manager stood up, reviewed the individuals in his group, and evaluated them for promotion. Although there were women in every group, not one of them made the cut. One …

Leadership

The Industries That Are Being Disrupted the Most by Digital

We’re at a critical time for the digital economy. Digital is no longer the shiny front end of the organization – it’s integrated into every aspect of today’s companies. As digital technologies continue to transform the economy, many leaders are struggling to set a digital strategy, shift …

Innovation

How to Start a Conversation You’re Dreading

I anticipated that the conversation would be difficult.<p>Shari* and I had worked together for many years, and I knew she was expecting me to hire her to run a leadership program for one of my clients, Ganta, a high-tech company. But I didn’t think Shari was the right fit for Ganta or, frankly, for …

Fantasy Football: Best High-Value Alternatives to Overdrafted Stars

Fantasy football is, at the end of the day, all about maximizing value. It's about figuring out who will get you the best return on your investment in every single round.<p>Sometimes there are some big names available in the earlier rounds that may seem enticing just based off name recognition and …

Fantasy Football

Weekends with Engadget: Google I/O 2014, Aereo loses and more!

This week, we went hands-on with Google's Android L developer preview and Android wear, watched the US Supreme Court rule against Aereo, learned how to escape the clutches of the internet and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

This could be the most amazing thing coming to CES next week

Forget Google Glass — connected eyewear is about to get a serious adrenaline shot next week when Bellevue, Washington-based Innovega shows off …

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified

No one likes to move beyond his or her comfort zone, but that’s really where the magic happens. It’s where we can grow, learn, and develop in a way that expands our horizons beyond what we thought was possible.<p>Also, it’s terrifying.<p>For me, operating beyond my comfort zone was participating in …