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A Dead-Simple Tutorial on how to use React.js for those who know HTML, CSS, and some Javascript

By: Jinesh Shah, Co-Founder at Arthur<p>Preface<p>If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you are comfortable with HTML, CSS, and maybe some javascript …

Get your business off the ground with this Ivy League course on entrepreneurship

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>nenetus/ShuttershockBreaking out as an entrepreneur is not an easy task. Even if you have a phenomenal idea for a business, there is a …

Entrepreneurship

Tech Startups Have a Big Problem

A year ago, investors clamored to get a piece of hot tech startups like Zenefits and Snapchat. This magazine even argued that it was unfair that …

Google Ventures CEO explains a big mistake startups are making

Corporations are raising cash like a startup, absorbing mountains of money from venture capitalists rather than facing a fickle public market. As a result, tech IPOs in 2015 are markedly down from previous years .<p>"It swung from 1999/2000, which I lived through as a startup internet CEO, where …

Venture Capital

Python wats

A "wat" is what I call a snippet of code that demonstrates a counterintuitive edge case of a programming language. (The name comes from this …

Here’s the No. 1 Biggest Reason Why Some Startups Succeed (and Most Others Fail)

Hint--it's not about the money.<p>What's the biggest factor separating successful new ventures from the vast majority that fail?<p>Recently, one of my colleagues pointed me toward a TED talk given by Bill Gross, an inveterate entrepreneur who also started Idealab. Gross analyzed 200 companies--half of …

Startups

Watch Mumford & Sons, Mark Hoppus Cover Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’

Sonically, Mumford & Sons, Mark Hoppus and Eurythmics have probably never belonged in the same sentence – let alone on the same stage. But that …

How Successful People Beat Stress

The ability to remain calm under pressure is a massive predictor of performance. Here are 10 proven strategies you can start using today to stay calm.<p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Here’s What Happened When a Guy Put His Failures Up Front In a Job-Hunting Experiment

In his new video, <i>A Relevant Experiment</i>, the Ogilvy and Mather creative goes a step further than advocating by actually sending his own wart-flecked …

Employment

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

7 Most Affordable Countries To Live and Retire In The World

We have noticed that you are using <b>an ad blocker software</b>.<p>Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly …

The 15-Minute Routine Anthony Trollope Used to Write 40+ Books

Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of …

Time Management

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement