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Why Learning To Code Can Help You Land Any Job
Learning to code has lots of benefits. Aside from the obvious (like being able to build websites and web applications), coding skills can make you stand out when it comes to looking for career opportunities. EVEN for positions that don't involve writing code on the day-to-day.
Five Top VCs Predict The Future Of Tech
Five of the world’s best-known venture capitalists each went to bat for two trends they think will be the most explosive over the next five years, but aren’t overly obvious.
Why Great Leaders Know When To Back-Off
Although leadership is about serving others, it also means giving people the space and freedom that makes them comfortable. Here are some reasons why great leaders know when to back-off.
Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible... Here's Why.
You're probably used to setting up security questions whenever you register an account on a new website. They're supposed to help confirm your identity in the event that you forget your password, but a new study from Google says that they have a number of major shortcomings.
7 Brilliant Tips For Managing Stress In The C-suite
Every founder dreams of the day his or her startup experiences runaway success, but the reality of massive growth can be terrifying. Here's how CEOs of leading companies manage stress in the C-suite.
Four Game-Changing Technologies That Exist Today
Robots that look like large dogs, balloons with LTE floating in the stratosphere, 3D printers that produce living cells and a machine that turns your sewage into drinking water - these are not innovations predicted to arrive 20 years from now.
All the Reasons People Are So Pissed About Facebook’s Internet.org
The idea sounds flat-out utopian: Free internet! For everyone! Starting in the least-connected countries! Of course, there’s a catch: Facebook’s Internet.org is helping people get online, but their online experience is then controlled by Facebook.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Digital Marketers
Marketers have never been more integral to their organizations' growth as they are today. As a result, both marketing budgets and marketing's influence are on the rise.
Facebook IPO Turns 3,And Is The Unlikely Winner Of Social Media
By the time Facebook went public on May 18, 2012, the company had more than 900 million monthly active users, topped more than $1 billion in annual profits and even had an Oscar-winning film with Justin Timberlake cementing its place in popular culture.
Why Is The C-Suite Complaining About Their CIO
If a company truly values IT, they need an IT leader who is a member of the executive team, optimally reporting to the CEO.