The Best Skills You Can Learn Online

The 7 Best Skills You Can Learn Online

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” Henry David Thoreau In the past 100 years, mankind has advanced more than it has since our species’ rise some 200,000 years ago. What were once science-fiction fantasies are now a stark realitys. As a prolific technology writer and fervent believer in all things digital, I’ve witnessed this firsthand. My …

The Best Programming Habits to Have

The 8 Best Programming Habits All Coders Should Have

“You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It’s logic-based creativity. ” — John Romero One of my favorite shows in recent years has been, Silicon Valley, a comedy-drama involving the journey of a few coders that start a lossless-compression company in Palo Alto. If you’ve watched the series, then you’re aware of the tabs-versus-spaces …

How to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

How to Improve Your Work-Life Balance With 5 Habits

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” — Benjamin Franklin Success is hard. Everyone wants it. Not everyone has it. Whatever success means to you today, you’re likely striving towards it, reaching for your goals in an effort to improve your life and take care of your family. Most people are. But …

Harvard MBA Business School Study 1979 Goal Setting

The Harvard MBA Business School Study on Goal Setting

In 1979, a group of researchers supposedly decided to conduct a goal-setting study on the Harvard Business School graduating class to assess how written and planned-for goals effect later outcomes in life. This Harvard MBA study on goal setting is referenced often on the Web but the details are usually murky or confused. Since so many have referred to this study, …

12 Essential Habits for Startup Success

12 Essential Habits for Startup Success

Navigating the treacherous waters of entrepreneurship can wreak havoc on even the most astute-minded individuals. Without the right habits, startup success can be fleeting. Rather than taking a step forward, it can seem like we’re perpetually walking backwards. Worry, anxiety, stress, and fear creep in and it’s all downhill from there. Clearly, it’s far from easy running a business, especially a …