According to GoodSecurityQuestions.com (yes, there really is a site by that name, the best IT security questions meet five criteria.
I have often found parallels that I can draw upon when it comes to fitness, business and in life. During times when I feel stressed, need inspiration or I'm just beaten down, I will always turn to a hard workout.
It is not just about finding the guts to share your work and to contribute something to the world around you. It's about doing it now because every moment is eating up what you have left to give. Time is precious. Share your gifts.
As we offload our basic tasks to our digital assistants, freeing our crowded minds and letting us focus more on things we love--we will be led to a new era of insight, efficiency, and ultimately, happiness.
Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.
What comes after eight? Well, it's the number 10, if you work for Microsoft. That's what the Boys from Redmond are calling their new version of Windows, apparently wanting to distance themselves from the dreaded Windows 8 syndrome.
How can media firms strategize, plan budgets, and decide where to allocate their resources effectively?
We still need a community of thinkers and makers and designers and funders who will spur innovation onwards, whether it's an internet-connected gadget that improves our morning routines or a novel way to produce clean energy.
Wearable Tech is probably one of the hottest phrases out right now. Companies on both the fashion and tech side are racing to get into the game, each entrant hoping that it has the ticket to mass consumer adoption.
With the world increasingly and economically beholden to China and Chinese business, China's globalization strategy has won dividends at home and abroad.
Up in the sky, look: It's a bird. It's a plane. It's SuperCEO! Faster than a speeding retweet, more powerful than his female colleagues, able to leap monumental fuck ups in a single bound. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, has a superhuman task ahead if he's going to out-fly the PR disaster he created.
Nadella missed an immense opportunity to use this platform to become an advocate for women in technology. He should have marked his commitment, on behalf of his company, his industry, and the corporate environment, to helping women achieve personal and professional equality and creating a more diverse, level, and inclusive working world.
Given the chance to empower women, he told them not to do the very thing that can significantly change a woman's professional advancement.
The not-so-subtle message was that if women worked hard, then wage inequality wouldn't exist. This advice might be logical if women weren't already working hard, if our country had a system with a level playing field where people were judged fairly, and if rampant wage inequality wasn't already the norm.
I came across an article from DiversityInc that stopped me in my tracks. The title of the article alone will tell you why it is concerning: U.S. Senate Candidate: No One Cares About Women's Issues.
Perhaps Nadella did women a favor last week by uncovering an unconscious bias women place in the work force? Now it is up to us, all of us, men and women alike, to begin an honest open discussion to correct these biases.