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26 essential science fiction novels to get you ready for tomorrow

Tomorrow's world isn't that far away. Here's our selection of sci-fi novels that think about the world we are making - books both old and new.<p>A while …

Transportation Issue: 11 thinkers on how to unsnarl our cities

<b>GIL PENALOSA</b><p>Chair of the non-profit group 8-80 Cities and former commissioner of Parks, Sport and Recreation for Bogotá, Colombia<p>“There’s no major city in the world that has solved the issue of mobility through the private car. None. And the only way to move people is through public transportation. …

Urban Design

What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

Are Today's Marketers Tomorrow's CEOs?

Over the past 30 years, there has been tremendous change in the role of marketers within the firm. A “Chief Marketing Officer” title was created, CMOs serve on leadership teams, and many are invited into the boardroom. Recently, we’ve witnessed CMOs stepping into CEO roles. Just last week, the …

Customer Experience

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain

Might marijuana actually prevent age-related memory loss? New science suggests we have lots to learn about pot<p>What drug is enjoyable and, under some circumstances, might actually be good for your brain? Can smoking this substance prevent age-related memory loss, for example? To answer these and …

Meet the River virtual reality accelerator’s first startups

Image copyright Ethan Miller/Getty Images.Mike Rothenberg of Rothenberg Ventures wants the world to know that virtual reality is a present, not …

Virtual Reality

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

Apps

Best Time And Days To Post On Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Or Google+

More than 2 billion Internet users are available on online social media networks for brands to target. However, in the absence of right intelligence …

9 Scheduling Benefits Employees Love — and Work Hard to Keep

It might seem counterintuitive, but many entrepreneurs are finding that being flexible — for example, by offering their team half days or an …

Hyperloop Reality Check: Elon Musk's High-Speed Scheme Is Alive And Kicking

More than a year ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk put out a white paper describing the “hyperloop,” a supersonic transportation system that he claimed could carry passengers between at up to 800 miles per hour. And better still, it could be built for just 1/10th the cost of California’s proposed …

YourMembership | All-In-One Software Solutions for Associations

Membership Management Software<p>Enhance member engagement and create new value with the most widely-deployed AMS.<p>Learning Management System<p>Deliver …

The Truth About Cross-Channel Attribution In Marketing

In today’s more measurement-focused marketing world cross-channel attribution is a hot topic. Briefly, this is the science of using advanced analytics to allocate proportional credit to each marketing touch point across all online and off-line channels, leading to a desired customer action.<p>That’s …

4 Ways Leaders Effectively Manage Employee Conflict

Conflict resolution is a daily occurrence at work that can either propel or disrupt the momentum for a leader, a team or the entire organization. The workplace can become a toxic environment when leaders allow conflict to fester rather than confront it head-on. Managing conflict can be a tricky …

Is Lego about creative freedom or kit-building?

The BBC ran a story yesterday, asking if Lego is becoming less about freedom and creativity and more about following instructions and constructing single-use kits.<p>The story was timed for the beginning of Brick 2014, a huge live event in London dedicated to all things Lego. The debate about Lego's …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Fallen Arches: Can McDonald's get its mojo back?

Perhaps no episode captures what’s ailing the world’s largest restaurant company better than the Mighty Wings Debacle of 2013. In September of last …

10 Best Business Books of 2014 | Inc.com

Every year, I select 10 books that, IMHO, provided the most value to their readers. Some of these may already be on your radar, but others you might have missed. Enjoy!<p><b>Author:</b> Judy Robinett<p><b>Subtitle:</b> <i>The 5 50 100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network Into Profits</i><p><b>Why I like it:</b> As somebody who is …

Corporate Culture

First Microsoft Lumia phone to be revealed next week

The new smartphone, set to debut Tuesday, drops the Nokia logo and marks a new chapter for the Lumia family of mobile devices.<p>The first Microsoft Lumia smartphone is looming, with its unveiling set for Tuesday.<p>The company posted late Thursday a teaser of a smartphone with #MoreLumia hashtag, …

Windows Phone