How to Become a More Patient Person (In Both Work & Life)

In today’s day and age, most of us are used to getting everything almost immediately. We can order food online and have it delivered within minutes, we can order our groceries online and have them show up the next day, we can message friends and family and get an instant response no matter where they are. This instant gratification has its benefits, but it also … Continue reading How to Become a More Patient Person (In Both Work & Life)

Four ways to adopt agile working in non-technology environments

Agile working is rapidly gaining popularity across Europe. The innovative way of working enables organisations to work more effectively, anticipate changing trends more quickly, and enhance the business-IT alignment, while giving employees more autonomy in their work. Agile is proliferating in the tech environment, and gradually the methodology’s uptake is also gaining ground in non-tech environments. Tim Horsthuis, a Consultant at BlinkLane Consulting, reflects on … Continue reading Four ways to adopt agile working in non-technology environments

Make Your Experience Stand Out with the New LinkedIn Experience Design

Your unique career path is a big part of who you are today. That’s why being able to showcase your individual professional journey on LinkedIn is a great way to help you stand out to potential new connections, customers and recruiters. In fact, your profile is viewed up to 29 times more if you have more than one position listed in the experience section. Source: … Continue reading Make Your Experience Stand Out with the New LinkedIn Experience Design

10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity

The smartphone has given us instantaneous connection and can help keep our lives in order. However, spending too much time on social media and constantly receiving notifications could be hurting our focus. These 10 smartphone habits could be ruining your productivity, according to experts. Source: 10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity Continue reading 10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity

Udacity and Google launch free career courses for interview prep, resume writing and more

Udacity today announced a new partnership with Google that will make a number of career courses freely available to recent graduates and mid-career professionals. The free career courses, which mark a first for Udacity,  will focus on helping employees improve their chances of getting a job, no matter whether that’s a first job or we are talking about a mid-career course change. Source: Udacity and Google launch free career courses … Continue reading Udacity and Google launch free career courses for interview prep, resume writing and more

13 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity

There are podcasts, morning routines, hobbies, and even procrastination techniques that can make you more productive. But there’s one thing that might be missing from your arsenal of time management hacks: optimizing your work desk and workspace for ultimate productivity. Office designers from Michigan, Colorado, and New York shared their tips for making your office space attuned to a productive workday. Source: 13 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity Continue reading 13 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity

How to write LinkedIn recommendations that will make your coworkers love you and could even boost your own career

At some point in your career, a coworker may ask you to write them a LinkedIn recommendation. And believe it or not, the stakes for such a request can be pretty high. Source: How to write LinkedIn recommendations that will make your coworkers love you and could even boost your own career Continue reading How to write LinkedIn recommendations that will make your coworkers love you and could even boost your own career

The 34-year-old CEO of Vimeo says what it takes to be a good leader is the opposite of what got her to the executive level

Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud has developed the insight that good leaders don’t try to make popular decisions but focus on the right and hard choice. Source: The 34-year-old CEO of Vimeo says what it takes to be a good leader is the opposite of what got her to the executive level Continue reading The 34-year-old CEO of Vimeo says what it takes to be a good leader is the opposite of what got her to the executive level

No, staring at a screen won’t damage your eyes

I’m here to quell your health concerns: staring at a screen doesn’t damage your eyes. They won’t make you go blind, and your doctor isn’t going to worry about your health if he or she hears that you’re spending a lot of time in front of them. However, you might feel uncomfortable after a long time in front of a backlight, and you might even … Continue reading No, staring at a screen won’t damage your eyes

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

Elon Musk is not a fan of meetings, bureaucracy, hierarchy, or any system that impedes immediate communication. Elon Musk gets a lot done. The 46-year-old entrepreneur and CEO is revolutionizing the spaceflight industry with SpaceX, transforming the world of the electric car at Tesla, and pushing neuroscience and transportation forward at Neuralink and the Boring Company. Source: 7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk Continue reading 7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk