Why CEOs that say ‘no’ are good for growth

It’s no surprise that life as a startup CEO can be brutally exhausting, with long, grueling workweeks, constant stress, and next to no sleep. And, forget having a personal life, right? In fact, many assume that tackling the role requires a certain amount of neurosis and perhaps just a tad of masochism. Pouring your heart and soul into making a business venture work is just part of the job. While that might be true for some, it doesn’t have to be a foregone conclusion that as a startup CEO, you can expect to lose your mind. Having the fortitude to…

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Learn to become Cisco certified in networking and cloud computing for $39

Whether you’re working with large-scale or mom-and-pop networks, assembling that digital architecture the right way is key. And you can get hired as the mastermind behind those systems with this Cisco Networking and Cloud Computing Certification Bundle, on sale now for $39 (over 90 percent off) from TNW Deals. …read more

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Netflix tests ads: No need for drama

News of Netflix testing ads spread like wildfire and caused outrage among bingers worldwide, but there’s no need to fret. For me, the proportions of the meltdown only show that most people have little idea about what Netflix ads really are and how they could actually benefit our watching experience. Everybody calm down, these are not typical ads Netflix boasts over 130 million active subscribers around the globe and certainly can’t afford to alienate its viewers by adulterating the watching experience. However, the news of introducing ads in-between episodes made a lot of people jump to hasty conclusions about the…

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Violent videos put journalists at increased risk of post-traumatic stress

Newsrooms across the UK are finding themselves increasingly under-resourced. Less journalists and constrained budgets has meant many editors now rely on their staff to use more information from digital sources – such as social media. But as more journalism work relies on – or at least incorporates – potentially violent or harmful user-generated content, the risks of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in journalists has increased. This can lead to short, unpleasant careers and, in severe cases, long lasting mental health risks. PTSD is more commonly associated with combat situations or war reporting – but anyone can develop post-traumatic stress after…

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