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Employees Naturally Trust Leaders Who Have These 5 Powerful Habits

These are the essential traits of a trustworthy boss.<p>Organizations far and wide have for years attempted to crack the code on what makes for a healthy and profitable work culture. Well, let me save you time and money and simply break it to you here: It is trust.<p>We already know this to be true from …

Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

10 Success lessons from Richard Branson – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share51<p>Tweet<p>Share273<p>+15<p>Shares 329<p>Richard Branson went from being a dyslexic kid who performed badly in school to a British business magnate with a …

Entrepreneurship

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

American veteran who escaped Nazi prison camp gets medal

Edwin Shifrin's family knew he successfully escaped from a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War, but it wasn't until one of his children started digging into his wartime past that they learned the details of the clever escape.<p>Mr Shifrin, 93, seldom discussed his time at war, but he received …

The Wingnut Plot to Rewrite the Constitution

In his quest to catch the Road Runner, the Coyote in the old Warner Brothers cartoons would always order supplies from the ACME Corporation, but they …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Documentaries

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

It’s raining funds

<i>A comprehensive look into the startup funding scenario till date.</i><p>Besides impressing girls, contemporary entrepreneurs have several <i>serious and</i> …

Decisions, decisions ... the five most critical for a leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>As a leader, you do have a choice as to how you spend your …

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

Typography

How to Be More Creative: Think Less

Are you making yourself less creative by always trying to prove you're clever?<p>At first blush, intelligence and creativity seem like two separate things. High IQ is all about recalling and manipulating information consciously. Creativity often seems more mysterious -- ideas simply pop into your head …

UNDER 35 AND CRUSHING IT: Meet the most ambitious young founders in New York who are building the next giant companies

In fact, some of the coolest new companies on the east coast are being built by people who are in their 20s and 30s.<p>Culled from our list of the 2015 Silicon Alley 100, here are dozens of startup founders and CEOs doing amazing things in New York tech and beyond — and they're all under 35.

Cultivate Your Negotiation Skills For Entrepreneurial Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If negotiations are believed to be a way of life –and more so in business- then it’s safe to call them the first and foremost of entrepreneurial …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft predicts practical quantum computers within 10 years

A new era of ultra-powerful computing will arrive within the next decade, Microsoft researchers have predicted, as quantum computing systems capable …

Listening Is an Art, and Mastering it Will Make You a Great Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wise businesspeople and leaders listen carefully. They listen to their peers, they listen to their staffs and they listen to their friends and family.<p>Carefully listening is especially important during business meetings. Many managers and …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out …

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …

8 Mistakes That Accidentally Lower Your Thyroid Function and Metabolism

You try to be healthy so you go on a diet, start exercising, take vitamins and go to see your doctor, who prescribes medications.<p>Despite your best …

Is the dotcom bubble about to burst (again)?

Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/AP<p>AOL’s takeover of Time Warner in 2000 was the largest merger in US corporate history at the time.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/f8f7d14cd11f9c465d3ee063d0e9092a6d42c89e/0_0_2000_1200/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/AP<p>The process of ‘disruption’ is supposed to …

Dot-Com Bubble

Wish To Be Successful And Rich? Then Quit This One Terrible Habit

Need to get more efficient at work? Do you ever have enough time to get it all done?<p>If you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in, here are …

Productivity

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Scottrade hacked, customer data stolen

Scottrade, the stock trading service, has been hacked -- and it lost information on 4.6 million customers.<p>The breach affected those who signed up for a Scottrade brokerage account before February 2014.<p>Hackers gained access to a massive database of Scottrade customers. Hackers pulled names and …

Social Security

Jan Rezab, 27

Cofounder, Socialbakers<p>In its early days, Facebook felt like the Wild West to marketers. The avalanche of consumer eyeballs to the site was tantalizing, but it was tough to make sense of it as a branding opportunity or measure the effectiveness of advertising efforts on the social network. Jan …

Social Media

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …