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To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

How to Master Social Media and Build a Real Brand

You don't need to be working 70 hours a week and grinding on every platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amy Porterfield is a social media and content creation mastermind and top speaker, trainer and consultant for young entrepreneurs and professionals looking to …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant | Inc.com

Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase--announced they were teaming up in attempt to provide better health care for their collective employees (which currently number over a million people).<p>A …

Jeff Bezos

Amazon Go, a high-tech version of a 7-Eleven, will finally open on Monday — with no checkout lines and no cashiers

Amazon Go allows customers to grab items and just walk out without stopping to pay.<p>Amazon’s store of the future has been five years in the making. But the unveiling is just about here.<p>Amazon Go, the company’s first brick-and-mortar convenience store, will open to the public on Monday on the ground …

ButterflyVPN is a router that unlocks the internet on-the-go

A limited internet doesn’t make sense, right? It seems like a contradictory idea, but in many places it is. Some countries restrict access to certain websites, and often services we know and love are not available in these markets. It’s a bummer, but there are ways to go around these digital …

Crowd Funding

Startup advice: Beware of the fakes, the phonies and the frauds

Startups are hard because by definition, you’re trying to do something that has never been done before. There is no roadmap, handbook or “right” …

This eSports founder used a brilliant method to land a big investment from legendary tech exec Paul Maritz

As the ex-CEO of VMware, Paul Maritz is a well-known name in enterprise software . But he's the first to admit he knows nothing about video games, much less the hyper-competitive world of eSports. He's not even a little bit of a gamer.<p>That's why even he was surprised when Maritz become the key …

The Future is Boring: Why Service-Based Businesses Will Win in 2018

New year, new opportunities! As we look ahead to 2018, I asked Owen Gormley, our VP of Strategy & Business Operations, to weigh in on upcoming trends for home service industries, and customer service as a whole. Here are his big, hairy, audacious predictions for 2018.<p><b>The Future Looks Bright and</b> …

Customer Service

These 7 features show why you should use Google Photos to store and manage all your photos and videos

Google Photos is Google's photo management service that works both as a gallery app on smartphones, tablets, and the web, as well as a good piece of software that uses the company's artificial intelligence to make cool stuff with your photos and videos.<p>The app's interface is divided into four tabs: …

Google Photos

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that what he was going to say would soon become …

Entrepreneurship

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might …

Selling

Your Answer to This 1 Question Shows How Open-Minded You Are (Or Aren't) | Inc.com

You believe you're open to processing new information, and that's natural. Most people do. Fact is--and you know this from experience, too--lots of people are <i>not</i> that open to new information. They say they are, but they shut down when you go against their opinions. So how do know the truth about …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

Snips lets you build your own voice assistant to embed into your devices

French startup Snips is now helping you build a custom voice assistant for your device. Snips doesn’t use Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service or Google Assistant SDK — the company is building its own voice assistant so that you can embed it on your devices. And the best part is that it doesn’t send …

Forget Ethereum Or Bitcoin, This Crypto Is Where Money Will Be Made

My <b>History With CryptoCurrency</b><p>It seems as though everyone and their grandma's know about Bitcoin today. With a price around $5600 at the the time of …

Cryptocurrency

How to land a job in tech right out of college, according to a grad who got offers from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft

<b>• Job openings at tech giants like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft are competitive.</b><p><b>• Author and Cornell University graduate Parth Detroja managed to land a product manager role at Facebook straight out of college.</b><p><b>• He shared his tips on how people without computer science backgrounds can land a job</b> …

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Small Business

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That doesn't mean the <i>end justifies the means</i>, but it does mean that if you …

Motivation

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

How technology and automation will impact human evolution

<i>Technology, be it the driver-less cars or the ubiquitous smartphone, is impacting every sphere of our life.</i><p>Technology-driven automation is …

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Marketing

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not | Inc.com

What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, there might be once-a-year …

Success

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

AOL's CEO shares his 3 secrets to being a boss who's both effective and well-liked

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has successfully toed that line as he has led companies like AOL and Google.<p>He said the advice he got when he was younger, and now shares with his own children, focuses on three points:<p>be authentic and honest<br>• be direct<br>• have mentors<p>Armstrong shared his advice for building a …

The Right Way to Start a Meeting

We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever think about the first impression your meetings make? Frequently restarting meetings …

The CEO of an electric vehicle startup said she's making the iPhone of cars — here's her plan

Nio is far from the only car startup looking to get a slice of the autonomous driving pie.<p>The Chinese startup, which also has a US division based in San Jose, has raised $1 billion in funding from notable names like Tencent Holdings, Baidu, Sequoia Capital, and Lenovo. Not only will it compete …