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7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Here Is Why Google Is Buying a Crazy Amount of Clean Energy

Google just closed on a deal to buy a significant amount of clean energy from two new wind farms that will be built in Norway and Sweden to help …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Bigger, Better, and Stronger | Inc.com

Doctors long have recommended that you get off your couch and exercise if you want to reduce the risk of common physical troubles, such as poor balance or back pain. Now, though, experts are gathering new data on how working out affects your brain, and it turns out that heading to the gym or …

The Brain

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Entrepreneurship

Only in Silicon Valley could Elizabeth Holmes lose $4.5 billion she never had to begin with

America’s richest self-made woman is broke. On June 1, Forbes went viral when it downgraded its estimation of Elizabeth Holmes’ wealth from $4.5 billion to zero. The magazine argued that Theranos, the embattled biotech company Holmes founded, should no longer be valued at $9 billion. Therano’s new …

Silicon Valley

Take that, FBI: Apple goes all in on encryption

Apple’s newest encryption tool better secures files on all its devices, just the latest in a move to widespread encryption in the tech industry<p>Apple revealed a slew of new software features for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and desktop computers on Monday – yet omitted an important new technology that …

Privacy

George Osborne's Brexit budget would guarantee a recession

Picture the scene. It is 28 June, five days after Britain has decided to leave the European Union. Since the referendum, the financial markets have been panic-stricken. Shares and the pound have fallen, despite the efforts of the Bank of England to calm nerves.<p>David Cameron has called a meeting of …

Economics

Caution pervades at four of world's top central banks | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - It is a sign of the caution that permeates the global economic outlook when four of the world’s top central banks, all due to meet within days of each other, are almost unanimously expected to make no change to their extraordinary stimulus programs.<p>A man walks past the Federal …

Economics

How Grieving Kickstarted My Career As An Entrepreneur

<i>This post is by Vivian Nuñez and originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell's editorial hub.</i><p>My relationship with grief started when I was 10 years and one month old. It was January 2003, and I had just lost my mom indefinitely after a hospital stay that had borrowed her for four months. I went from …

An Engxit in the football and a Brexit from Europe. Can we really do the double?

‘Football fans ‘overwhelmingly’ backing Brexit”, claims the Daily Express, whose front-page assertions about haunted house prices and Diana controlling the weather once placed them on the fringes of public discourse, but are now no less true than things said by the lord chancellor. “Football fans …

United Kingdom

Euro 2016 fan zones in spotlight as France finalises huge security operation

Fans were leaving Lyon’s football stadium after a mock Northern Ireland-Ukraine match, when two fake suicide-bombers pretended to blow themselves up in the crowd. Volunteers posing as fans played dead, dozens more were injured, and the crowd panicked and charged. Police rushed to secure the area …

Extremism

10 Success lessons from Warren Buffett– “Oracle Of Omaha” for entrepreneurs

Share68<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+19<p>Shares 103<p>With an estimated net worth of $66.2Billion, Warren Buffett is one of the most successful, wealthiest businessmen and …

Investing

The Neuroscience That's Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders

A new book explains how to tap into empathy as a leader and not rely so much on spreadsheet-based analysis.<p>See if you can get your brain wrapped around this one.<p>Two researchers have written a book that claims there is a neuroscience to leadership, one that allows managers to move from "good" to …

The Problem With the GRE

The exam “is a proxy for asking ‘Are you rich?’ ‘Are you white?’ ‘Are you male?’”<p><i>Updated on March 2, 2016</i><p>Early one Saturday morning last year, Christian Vazquez hopped on his bicycle and pedaled from his Highland Park home to the campus of Cal State, Los Angeles, one of many designated testing …

The Real Cost of Going Solar

Consider renting to avoid maintenance costs.<p>When you say you want to help the environment, few steps could signal it any louder than putting solar …

The problem with negative interest rates

I wrote at the beginning of January that economic conditions this year were set to be as weak as in 2015, which was the worst year since the global financial crisis erupted in 2008. And, as has happened repeatedly over the last decade, a few months into the year, others’ more optimistic forecasts …

Interest Rates

Oil prices are plummeting again because big oil states failed to freeze their production

More evidence of mayhem among oil drillers has triggered a selloff in the market: Oil prices are down more than 5% in Monday trading in Asia, with no clear barrier to a continued plunge. The bloodletting came within hours of a failed effort by members of OPEC and Russia to stem the 22-month oil …

Oil

Tightfisted and Broke, Farmers Are Squeezing Monsanto

North Dakota farmer Randy Thompson plans to apply 30% less nitrogen fertilizer to his corn this year to save money in the face of crashing crop …

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

Bond Guru Says Trump Nomination Could Bring Down World Economy

Jeffrey Gundlach, the widely followed investor who runs DoubleLine Capital, foresees a “global growth scare” between now and the end of the summer, …

How Marketers Use Psychology Of Choice To Their Advantage [Infographic]

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>We’ve all heard the phrase, “We are our choices.” It’s true when you think about it. Every single choice we …

These two psychological tricks will get people to do you favors

There are two well-established methods get what you want through roundabout ways. Both actually work in practical situations. What's the best way to …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Stocks open lower as weak oil prices push energy sector down

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, led by declines in energy companies and banks as commodity prices fall.<p>Rig operator …

Stock Markets

BHP's boss faces $11 billion dilemma as prices languish

SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's largest miner BHP Billiton is sitting on an $11 billion cash pile and what CEO Andrew Mackenzie does with the money will be a critical test of his ability to invest during the industry's worst downturn in decades.<p>Announcing plans this week to slash its dividend …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here's what a world without oil looks like

Along with the China slowdown, oil's virtually unceasing slump over the past year and a half is undeniably the biggest story in global markets.<p>The price of the world's most crucial commodity has fallen to just over $30 a barrel from highs of $114 a barrel in mid-2014, a fall of more than 70% in …

Apple's plan to take on debt to buy back stock is saving a ton of money

But reducing WACC is more of an implicit cost of capital. There's another way that Apple's debt-powered repurchase program delivers explicit cost savings.<p><b>Retiring dividend expenses</b> <br>As Apple repurchases and retires shares at an astounding rate, it no longer has to pay out the dividends for those …