Tag Archives: self-study

The first mention of this term dates back to 1972 when it was used in a speech at a conference in the United States (What are Soft Skills, 1972). Since then, many definitions of soft skills have appeared, overlapping with the concepts of non-cognitive skills, emotional intelligence, and social skills What are soft skills? In […]

What does “decision-making” mean? Consumers of goods and services want more and better services at lower prices, and companies need to cover their costs and make profits. The basis of decision-making by managers is to find a balance between interests and opportunities. In any case, they should consider the interests of consumers, because the operation […]

Many people do not know that the Pareto Principle itself is not part of science. Pareto. He was the first to discover this pattern, calculating that 80% of all wealth in Italy belongs to 20% of the people. There is also a story in which Pareto, working in a garden, noticed that 80% of peas […]

What is the 5S System? The Japanese 5S system is a structured system that allows you to create an optimal working environment in your production or office. The way to achieve ideal conditions is to get the workplace in order, to be clean and tidy, and to develop measures that save time and energy. In […]

The term “cyberloafing” is rooted in the understanding of using the Internet for personal purposes. Since watching a 2-hour movie at work and playing games together aren’t appropriate, it’s the only way to use social media. Indeed, scrolling through news feeds on Facebook, liking stars on Instagram, and transmitting a dozen pictures from a weekend […]

In 1991, the Independent published an article by David Geste titled “The hunt is on for the Renaissance Man in Computer Science”. Here the author proposed the T-Shaped Skills competency model – these are unique specialists “of the future” who can become leaders at completely new levels for a company. T-Shaped Skills assume the division […]

What is decomposition and why is it needed? Simply put, decomposition is the division of the whole into parts. It is used in various areas of activity: in mathematics, at work, when preparing daily tasks, solving problems, etc. It is built on the basis of time management, improved interfaces. Decomposition means breaking it down into […]

The terms “Machine learning” and “Deep learning” are often considered synonymous, which is a misconception. Both terms can be found in the media or technical articles, but it is important to understand that they are two separate areas of artificial intelligence, each with its meaning and significance. Before moving on to examine them in detail, […]

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a metacognitive distortion where people with low cognitive abilities overestimate them, and people with high cognitive abilities, on the contrary, underestimate themselves. To put it another way, there are certain mental models in a person’s mind in which he believes wholeheartedly, even if they do not correspond to reality, i.e. his […]

We talk a lot about motivation, personal effectiveness, and performance, and we are used to believing that the best results are achieved with the highest level of motivation, but is this true? How motivated should a person be to achieve maximum success? The Yerkes-Dodson Law answers these questions. What is the essence of the law? […]