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What’s Ideal Education for Entrepreneurs?

A September 2011 LinkedIn study reported the top entrepreneurial majors in ascending order as Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, …

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

Every designer should know about this rentable font library

Free fonts are easy to find, whether through sites like Google Fonts or just the ones that come with your operating system. But these don’t always have the extended character sets or the nuanced kerning or the myriad of other details that go into higher priced fonts. Every dollar spent on carefully …

Here are 2 fonts that make your emails readable — and 2 you should never use

But according to a recent article in Bloomberg, designers think certain fonts make a better impression in professional communications.<p><b>Georgia:</b> Each letter written in this font has an additional stroke at the end. So it's generally easier to read the individual characters.• <b><br>Verdana:</b> The shape of the …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

What Is Design Thinking?

Customer-centric design is about looking out from the inside—rather than outside in.<p>Today’s organizations face multifaceted problems that are part of increasingly complex business models. Continued expansion of global transactions, supported by partnerships that can span large ecosystems, create …

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Why Micro Learning Is Educating The ADD Generation

<i>Roman Kostochka is the founder and CEO at Coursmos, a micro-learning platform.</i><p>In 2012, Mashable had published an article called “Technology Creating a Generation of Distracted Students” which reported the results of a study done by Pew Research Center. According to their data, about 90 percent of …

10 Step Power-Method To Systematically Solve Virtually Any Problem

What is the first thing you do when you have a problem? Find solutions?<p>The first thing you have to do to resolve any problem is not to find …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People

I’ve read countless articles about what successful people do on their weekends. Do you want to know the secret? It’s the same thing that they do …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

7 Critical Skills That Predict Success | Inc.com

What skills do you really need to succeed? In school, they taught us history and algebra and if we got good SAT scores they said we'd succeed. But are those the skills we really need? Developmental psychologist Susan Engel researched the skills that actually predicted success. I'll give you a …

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50 Quotes on Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what carries your …

10 Things You Should Know About Entrepreneurship, Life And Relationship-Building

One of the best parts of being an entrepreneur is how many interesting people you meet and learn from on a daily basis. Recently, I interviewed Roshann Parris on my radio show, who shared her list of “Ten Things I Know For Sure.” The list is amazing, simple and applicable, and I felt it needed to …