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13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

7 Creative hobbies that will make you smarter & productive

What good is a life that does not involve pleasure or fun?<p>Today’s corporate culture is primarily driven by productivity. The more productive you are, …

Immune System

Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The next era of crowdfunding begins May 16.<p>From that Monday, entrepreneurs can raise money by selling pieces of their companies to anyone with the cash and the interest. Before this rule change, entrepreneurs could only raise funds with …

Vertical cities could be the future of architecture

Vertical City<p>Land is becoming scarce as the world's population grows and environmental changes shrink the amount of livable space on Earth. Some …

Urban Agriculture

Banksy’s Identity Has Likely Been Confirmed Thanks To The Power Of Science & Math

Let’s get this out of the way: supposedly, Banksy’s real name is Robin Gunningham, and he’s from Bristol, England. How did this revelation come to be after the prolific street artist and social commentator’s superhero-like attempts to conceal his identity? In a word: science. Steven Le Comber of …

6 Signs That You're a Bad Manager | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>If you’ve managed teams, then statistically speaking, you’ve managed underperformers. Having someone on your team not pull his or her weight is not only incredibly frustrating, but it …

Self-awareness

Scandinavians’ untranslatable word for winter coziness might explain why they’re the happiest people on Earth

If you think those living in the American northeast have it bad, then spare a thought for the people of Scandinavia. Winter in these countries is …

How performing Starman on Top of the Pops sent Bowie into the stratosphere

I went to YouTube just now to see if the memory I’ve kept in my head for more than 43 years is correct. When David Bowie appeared on Top of the Pops on 6 July 1972 performing Starman, did he really point at the camera on the line “I had to phone someone so I picked on you-hoo-oo”?<p>He did.<p>In the …

David Bowie

David Bowie and Alan Rickman shared this one profoundly simple gift

There is a striking similarity in the reflections -- a resonant echo recounted time and again with such specificity that it registers as far more than the automatic prattle of any half-hearted grief.<p>We have lost two stellar artists this week in David Bowie and Alan Rickman, British-sprung forces of …

If you are a child of the ’80s, you probably lucked into a brilliant education in David Bowie

I first encountered David Bowie in the basement of my friend Catherine’s house. Catherine was my “David Bowie friend”: a first-grade fan-girl, one year my senior. The majority of our activities—pretend games, dance parties, sleepovers—revolved around <i>Labyrinth</i>, the 1986 Jim Henson musical starring …

David Bowie

Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Lemmy give cancer 'the finger' in viral tweet

Music website posts image of the three stars in defiant poses after all three died of the disease<p>All three were struck down by cancer within days of each other - to the shock and dismay of their fans worldwide, who did not know they were suffering from the disease.<p>Now a tweet featuring Alan …

David Bowie's last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

Over the last months of his life, the singer was able to shake off late career doldrums and, despite his illness, find a final creative surge<p>For more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he largely withdrew into …

Dance

2 countries have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol for over 3 decades

The uninhabited half-square-mile island, possessing no apparent natural resources, is a bizarre sliver of territory for two countries to fight over.<p>However, since the early 1930s, this nondescript rock has been at the center of an ongoing disagreement between Canada and Denmark.<p>According to World …

5 Best Apps of the Week: The New Social Media App Everyone Is Freaking Out About + More!

Welcome back to best apps of the week time, where we scour the app stores and interwebs to bring the best and buzziest of new apps. This week you’re in for a treat, with a new social messaging app that is going viral as we speak (it was invented by one of Vine’s founders, so what’d you expect?), …

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

European Travel

The Internet Is Struggling To Find The Hidden Panda In This Viral Drawing

⛄⛄⛄🐼⛄⛄⛄<p>Where’s… panda?<p>The Internet is going bananas this week over an illustration created by Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás (also known as Dudolf) in which a panda is cleverly camouflaged in a sea of snowmen.<p>Dudolf first posted the image on his Facebook page last week. It’s since been shared more …

Feast your eyes on the stunning pictures that won this year's iPhone Photography Awards

Earlier this year, the iPhone Photography Awards announced the winners of their eighth annual contest.<p>Judges sorted through thousands of entries to pick the three best photos, as well as category-specific highlights.<p>"This year's entries were especially impressive, ranging from intimate, …

This behavior could be the No. 1 secret to likability

Everyone wants to be liked.<p>On Quora, there's a lengthy thread dedicated to sharing tips and tricks to win people over.<p>While reviewing the answers, we noticed a common theme: Focus less on yourself and more on your conversation partner.<p>Users recommend that you "create the space for others to feel …

This photographer's series on unconventional beauty went viral

She did not expect her homework assignment to go viral.<p>The project's purpose was to photograph what women found beautiful about themselves, thereby moving away from destructive self-criticism.<p>"I was surrounded by such beautiful women with such gorgeous souls," Woolridge told INSIDER. "[But they] …

The UK is fantastic at starting business, but notoriously bad at growing them: We need sharing data to turn startups into the next Facebook

The UK has the potential to lead the digital revolution - boosting productivity and our economic power in the process. Some 15 per cent of the nearly …

Inspiring small businesses to achieve more

The Telegraph has joined forces with American Express® to find out what it takes to create a successful small business. Read on to find out how small business owners are enjoying the rewards along the way, as well as tips and insight to take your business onwards and upwards

Small Business

Santander just signed a deal with a startup building the 'Facebook of anything financial'

Meniga's white label software gives banks the "building blocks to help speed up development of online banking platforms," according to CEO and co-founder Georg Ludviksson. What that means for customers is smart apps that can help them budget, tell them what they're spending money on, and set …

Start-ups receive £3m to save our high streets

Three companies with ideas that could regenerate town centres have received funding from Innovate UK<p>Three start-ups that are attempting to save the UK’s ailing high streets have won £1m apiece from the Government’s technology funding arm, Innovate UK.<p>A technology firm hoping to bring changing rooms …

A London startup CEO explains the way she steals top employees from companies like Bloomberg

Melissa Morris is the cofounder and CEO of Network Locum, which provides a platform to help self-employed locum doctors find work at GP practices and to help GP practices find cover when they need it.<p>"This is what I'm doing to take your talented people," she told an audience of employees from firms …

Our pick of the best Global Entrepreneurship Week events

Entrepreneurship

Stem cell breakthrough reverses infertility after cancer

Scientists from Egypt's Mansoura Medical School show it is possible to restore fertility by injecting stem cells directly into the ovaries<p>Cancer patients made infertile by chemotherapy have been offered new hope after scientists succeeded in reversing the damage caused to eggs for the first time.<p>In …

15 Metrics Every Software Product Manager Should Know

The world of product management is rapidly changing. It is more data-driven than ever before. There is no doubt that data is impacting most jobs. But this is amplified for product managers, especially if they work for an emerging software company. Being a PM at an early-stage company has never been …

NHS hospital to offer food parcels to patients at risk of malnutrition

Tameside, Greater Manchester, to join other hospitals in opening food bank, with staff trained to spot signs of poor nutrition<p>Emergency staff at a hospital are being asked to offer food boxes discreetly to patients they believe may benefit as they are discharged amid rising concerns among doctors …

Radiation Therapy