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The Art of Minimalism
Brick & Wonder is a curated platform of the highest-quality homes for sale worldwide. Launched by Lang Architecture in 2016, Brick & Wonder provides access to homes in the marketplace with design integrity that have the capacity to improve how we feel, think, interact and ultimately live our daily lives. This article, originally published on…
How To Lead In 2018
The key leadership question of this uncertain era: What can we do to inspire optimism?
Analytics API and Customer Data Platform
Segment is trusted by thousands of companies as their Customer Data Platform. Collect user data with one API and send it to hundreds of tools or a data warehouse.
One place for your most important work
Input is a tool that keeps your team unified, focused, and informed around what matters most.
Distribution being free may have ruined old business models, but it allows businesses to get much closer to their customers and make money by meeting needs.
The Psychology of Human Misjudgement - Charlie Munger Full Speech
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What Great Listeners Actually Do
It’s about more than keeping quiet.
The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly
When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel. But writing is so much more.
Opinion | Why Do Anything? A Meditation on Procrastination
The procrastinator is both contemplator and man of action, which is the worst thing to be.
Brain plasticity: yes, you really can change your brain
In recent years there has been a significant shift in the way we understand the brain.
Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. - James Clear - Pocket
We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.
I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life
My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.
How Being Bored Out of Your Mind Makes You More Creative
An unoccupied mind might be the most fruitful mind. But boredom is harder and harder to come by.
Can Harvard’s most popular professor (and Confucius) radically change your life?
Michael Puett’s book The Path draws on the 2,500-year-old insights of Chinese philosophers. He explains how ‘straightening your mat’ can help you break out of the patterns that are holding you back
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The Next Wave of SMB SaaS: True Solutions. Priced as Such.
If you look at the SaaS companies that have IPO’d to date, you’ll see one common theme: almost all sell to Large Enterprises, either almost entirely (Veeva, Workday), mainly (Salesforce, Cornerstone), or in large part (Box, coming). It ...
SaaS Metrics 2.0 – A Guide to Measuring and Improving what Matters
“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it” – Lord Kelvin This article is a comprehensive and detailed look at the key metrics that are needed to understand and optimize a SaaS business. It i…
How Much to Compensate SaaS Sales Teams for New Sales, Renewals and Expansions
As a SaaS startup begins to reach critical mass, the business generates more of its revenue from upsells and expansions, reaching about 30% at between $40-75M in revenue, which is in line with some of the models we've created. Many times startup teams ask how to compensate a sales team for renewals and upsells. The 2016 PacCrest Survey contains a wealth of information about these types of go to market questions.
How to Meditate
Meditation is a simple practice available to all, which can reduce stress, increase calmness and clarity and promote happiness. Learning how to meditate is straightforward, and the benefits can come quickly.
This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence
When the going gets tough, true leaders take action.
You Cannot Learn What You Think You Already Know
Welcome back to Mid-Week Meditations, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve your life.
Power Causes Brain Damage
How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise
How you can achieve peak brain performance, according to science
5 science-based strategies for peak performance.
The Truth About the Fasting Diet Craze
You won't believe the answer
Pay attention: Practice can make your brain better at focusing
Practicing paying attention can boost performance on a new task, and change the way the brain processes information, a new study says. This might explain why learning a new skill can start out...
We analyzed thousands of coding interviews. Here’s what we learned.
If you’re reading this post, there’s a decent chance that you’re about to re-enter the crazy and scary world of technical interviewing.
You are naturally biased to be negative. Here's how to change
When we reduce our perception of threat, our mind considers it safe to take more time over decisions
How to Create a ‘Success-Based’ Morning Routine (The Ultimate Guide)
‘The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Perfect Morning Routine’ is a detailed account of everything that helped me on my journey from hating waking up to making my morning routine my “secr…
How stress works in the human body, to make or break us – Bruce McEwen
The subtle flows and toxic hits of stress get under the skin, making and breaking the body and brain over a lifetime
When Life Hands You Crap Don’t Negotiate — Navigate
Life is bound to hand you crap, it’s inevitable…
REST APIs are REST-in-Peace APIs. Long Live GraphQL.
After years of dealing with REST APIs, when I first learned about GraphQL and the problems it’s attempting to solve, I could not resist…
How to fly without fear
Last week's "terror plunge" to an emergency landing by a Qantas jumbo jet will have done little to soothe the intense fear of flying suffered by one in five of the UK population. Boarding an aeroplane may actually be the safest form of travel, but being stuck in a metal tube, 39,000 feet in the air, can exacerbate so many other phobias: fear of crowds, heights, confined spaces and loss of control. Add to that lurching turbulence and fear of terrorism, and it's hardly surprising that the worst sufferers of aerophobia are forced to stay grounded or attempt travel by boat and train. If your nervousness is soaring to record heights this holiday season, here are our eight routes to tranquil air travel.
Becoming Strong & Healthy as a Vegan
Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free
Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.
What Happened When I Ate The Best Brain Foods For A Week
This is what cutting out sugar and dairy and eating lots of fish and blueberries did to my productivity.
If I Had To Do It All Over Again
Leaders from across the design spectrum rethink meaningful creative and career decisions, with the benefit of hindsight.
What Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos Wish You Knew About Tech Startups
Nobody cares about your technology.
America, Home of the Transactional Marriage
The country’s exceptionally thin safety net prompts residents—especially those with less-steady employment—to view partnership in more economic terms.
To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible
It’s called reverse thinking.
Understanding Virtual Reality and its applications beyond Gaming
This article is part of a series about Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality in which I will share my research and viewpoints about these…
Silent Augmented Reality – Hacker Noon
Nothing screams future like neon colors and flashy animations — but could there be another way for Augmented Reality?
How to hire executives – Brian Armstrong – Medium
To build a great company you’ll need to hire great people — it’s one of the top three priorities of the CEO. Executives have outsized…
The 1 Body Language Habit That Made Steve Jobs Really Successful
Jobs mesmerized others in the way he communicated, both verbally and non-verbally.
Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it
You can’t exercise away the habit’s harmful effects.
A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain
A review of 80-plus studies upends the conventional wisdom.
Google’s neural networks invent their own encryption
Using machine learning, computers have come up with codes that let them send secret messages to each other – but they’re still a long way off humans
Version 3 - iTerm2 - macOS Terminal Replacement
iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm
Focus on the Operator Experience
In tech and software especially, we’ve all become accustomed to thinking about User Experience so much so that it’s become a critical…
So You Want to be a Functional Programmer (Part 1) – Charles Scalfani – Medium
Taking that first step to understanding Functional Programming concepts is the most important and sometimes the most difficult step.
There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware
Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.