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Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

Why Your Startup Is Your Next Promotion | Inc.com

Your boss is a challenge.<p>The company offers no training.<p>The projects you are assigned are boring and make no material impact on the business.<p>Sounds like you are stuck with limited ways to advance your career. You can follow basic advice like:<p>Create a career mission<br>• Increase Your Network<br>• Negotiate for …

Startups

Should VCs invest like Charlie Munger?

Charlie Munger (and his long-time partner Warren Buffett) seem to stand out as the antithesis of venture capitalists. Not only do they focus …

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

22 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made a tradition of dramatic New Year's resolutions, and in 2015 he decided that he'd read a book every two weeks.<p>"Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

Architecture

7 books every MBA should read before they look for a job

I learned an incredible amount over those 12 weeks, not only about the job I was doing but about the many other areas of our business that are crucial to building a world class company.<p>And while I had fantastic resources and opportunities to learn about startups and hypergrowth companies during my …

Silicon Valley

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

1/<p>90% of the population will have unlimited and free data storage by 2018.<p>Google<p>Deleting files to make room for files is going to become a thing of …

How A Business School Student Used His Personal Network To Build A Startup Valued At $100 Million

Brian Pallas, 28, could easily have joined his family’s business in Italy, organizing events in the corporate and entertainment world. Instead, he enrolled in Columbia in 2012 to get his MBA, tapped into the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and started a business based on the power of family …

Entrepreneurship

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-improvement

11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make | Inc.com

If you're not happy with your life, either personally or professionally, take a quick look in the mirror. The problem may not be lack of opportunity, or education, or capital, or connections--the culprit could be you.<p>The difficulty could lie in what you believe--and what you do.<p>What do successful …

Self-improvement

15 Sentences That Can Change Your Life

The 15 best questions to ask in an interview if you want the truth about company culture

Years ago when I worked at Microsoft, my cousin, who was a private investigator in DC, came out for the holidays.<p>He asked how we could really be serious and get work done while wearing a fleece and sneakers. I told him we worked long and hard, and therefore had to be as comfortable as possible: …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Wall Street

These are books Wall Street's smartest people think you should read this summer

We've compiled their suggestions here in a list surprisingly diverse in genre, topic, time period, and style. Together, they form a comprehensive picture of Wall Street's in and outs, and deepen the reader's understanding of forces driving the market.<p>So crack one open. It'll help you get through …

A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Critical Thinking and Democratic Decency

British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and social critic <b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) endures as one of the most intellectually diverse and influential thinkers in modern history, his philosophy of religion in particular having shaped the work of such modern atheism …