A Gourmet Guide to Collaboration Strategies: Learn to INSPIRE

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by Robert Maurer and Michelle Gifford On a daily basis we are called on to help others. We do this as parents, spouses, and friends; and we do this in the workplace, as employees, colleagues, and managers. But how often do we consciously and skillfully pull from our toolbox the right strategy for guiding, motivating,… Read more »

Vision with Precision: Vision is Fun But Precision Gets It Done

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by Rob Fazio, PhD “Having a vision is fun, vision with precision gets it done.” Vision statements on a wall, on a website, or on a piece of paper can serve a purpose for businesses, but they don’t lead to success. The purpose of a vision is to have something not just to move towards,… Read more »

Five Questions with Murtaza Haider, author of “Getting Started with Data Science”

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Recently, we were able to ask five questions of Murtaza Haider, about the new book from IBM Press called “Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics.” Below, the author talks about the benefits of data science in today’s professional world. What are some examples of data science altering or impacting traditional… Read more »

Publisher Spotlight: Seven Dimensions

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One of the strongest features of Safari is the array and range of publishing partners who provide valuable content to our library. A partner that exemplifies this breadth and depth is Seven Dimensions, a producer of video training on personal and professional development topics since 1979. As part of a continuing feature here at the… Read more »

“The Magic of Math:” Five Questions with Arthur Benjamin on Mathematics and Your Career

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We all have to solve problems and challenges in our personal and professional lives every day. Being able to understand and implement the classic concepts of mathematical thinking such as algebra, proofs, and geometry will only strengthen your problem solving abilities and capabilities. In his new book from Basic Books, “The Magic of Math: Solving… Read more »

My Life with Open Source (Or How Helping Strangers Boosted My Career)

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The beginning My first contact with open-source was the same as it is for most people: using open-source projects. I’m too curious to stop at that. I wanted to know how these projects I’ve been using were written and which architecture and patterns they use. I wanted to debug its code so I could both use… Read more »

Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt to Tell Your Story Through Public Speaking and Social Media

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By Kathryn Zonghetti Kathryn Zonghetti is an empowerment strategist at Purposeful Challenges: Discover Your True Capabilities. You can subscribe to her YouTube channel here. We all have a story that needs to be shared with the world. We are all fighting our own battle. The best way to face our own challenges and adversity is by… Read more »

Take Control of Your Learning: How to Create and Implement a Professional Learning Plan

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I’m a modern learner. And whether you know it or not, you’re probably one, too. A modern learner is anyone working in an industry or organization that requires any or all of the following: Continuous advancement of existing skills Rapid learning of a diverse array of new skills Frequent application of, and experimentation with, those new… Read more »

The Value of CISSP Certification in Cybersecurity Leadership and How to Pass the Exam

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By Sari Greene Sari Greene is an information security practitioner and entrepreneur. She is the author of Security Program and Policies: Principles and Practices, 2nd Edition and The CISSP Complete Video Course. What keeps me up at night isn’t the threat actors or the cybercriminals, the newly identified exploit, or even the prospect of every… Read more »