Ananya Neogi

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Passing the Google Interview, Without a Computer Science Degree

<i>Parker Phinney founded Interview Cake, an interactive practice tool for preparing for coding interviews. He’s focused on shining a light on the black</i> …

5 Ways to Know If Your New Business Idea Will Really Work | Inc.com

From millennials to small investors, all sorts of people are looking for new business ideas, but not all of them end up founding successful businesses. Startup ideas trend so enormously in social networks and business circles that it’s often impossible for entrepreneurs to resist the urge to start …

The ultimate reading list: 50+ books that entrepreneurs should read

Most entrepreneurs need guidance and constant inspiration, especially when they hit a wall. Here's an exhaustive list of little over 50 books that …

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

6 Things Brilliant Entrepreneurs Do (That the Faint-Hearted Wish They Could) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As Elton John once sang, life is short and the world is rough, so if you want to boogie, boy, you’ve got to start your own business.<p>Well, it was something like that.<p>I want to tell you a secret: …

6 Incredible Entrepreneurs and Their Journeys to Success | Inc.com

<b>“Pessimists spend a lifetime waiting for perfection while finding imperfections in everything. Entrepreneurs commit to something imperfect and spend their lifetime perfecting it.”</b><p>Your entrepreneur’s journey is unique but that doesn't mean you’re alone. Everyone who has taken that journey before you …

16 Things Successful People Do to Maximize Their Time

Successful people focus on the five percent of things only they can do. Most importantly, they’ve defined success for themselves.

What Makes Startups Succeed When 40 Percent Fail?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning to start your own business, or have already done so, cheers to you! You have overcome one of the chief obstacles every single entrepreneur faces: not letting fear and self-doubt prevent you from striving to realize …

Unleash Your Inner Steve Jobs: 5 Habits of Visionary Thinkers | Inc.com

Want to be seen as a leading thinker? Want to be the Seth Godin or Malcolm Gladwell of your field?<p>Want to revolutionize entire industries -- and business paradigms -- like Steve Jobs?<p>It’s not easy. It takes a lot more than sitting at a computer while the children are nestled all snug in their beds …

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Dos and Don'ts From 12 Small Business Finance Gurus

If the financial side of your small business has you lost, these experts offer practical finance do's and don'ts to get you back on track.<p>Being a small business owner doesn't automatically make you an expert in finance or small business accounting. In reality, most rookie entrepreneurs have to …

Small Business

Great list of resources - NoSQL, Big Data, Machine Learning and more | GitHub

Here I only posted the two categories of biggest interest to DSC readers, but it covers plenty of other topics, including:<p>Distributed …

Six Useful Entrepreneurship MOOCs

The Six Best Entrepreneurship MOOCs<p>It can be challenging for budding entrepreneurs to know how to get started with setting up and building a …

The 10 Best New and Updated Android Apps of February 2015

It’s easy to use: Just install the desktop and Android apps and link your two devices using the code displayed on your device’s screen. There’s no need to create an account — a major advantage. To copy text from your computer to your phone, highlight and press your hot key combo – alt+c by default. …

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Co-Founder of Empact<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Inception</i> is one of my all-time favorite movies. In it, characters find themselves in dream worlds without knowing where they are or how they got there.<p>That’s how I used to feel throughout the day… every day.<p>One minute …

10 Fashion Lessons I Learned from My Banker Boyfriend

It shouldn't come as a surprise that the wolves of Wall Street have investing in your wardrobe down to a formula.<p>One usually wouldn't describe suit-clad finance guys as fashionable, especially in a city that worships imitable street style and prays to the ever-changing runway. So when I became one …

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17 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets for Success | Inc.com

Successful entrepreneurs are usually inspired by other successful entrepreneurs. That means that if people don't have great role models--especially role models in whom they can see themselves--they're at a big disadvantage.<p>That's among the biggest challenges facing women who want to start new …

Motivation

Why I quit my own business to work for someone else

Two years ago I quit my own business to work for someone else, and it was the best decision I've ever made.<p>I was 26 years old when I "retired" from a terrible desk job at a local bank and set out to become self-employed. As with most modern entrepreneurs, I had read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> and was …