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The cofounder of Square says you should be wary of advice from successful people — here's why

That moment launched the idea behind Square, one of the most recent tech IPOs and a 2013 Inc "Most Audacious Company."<p>Jim is also an economics major, computer scientist and Missouri native.<p>Even before Square, he was well known for sharing what he learns. (He wrote his first textbook before he was …

Emotional Intelligence: How to Understand Your Emotional Terrain

How the 'Atlas of Emotions' can help enhance your emotional intelligence.<p>Originally published by <b>Daniel Goleman</b> on LinkedIn: Master Your Emotional Terrain<p><b>What Makes You Angry?</b><p>For many, being put down by an authority figure causes our blood to boil. For others, delays that ruin our efficiency are …

Emotional Intelligence

The psychology and neuroscience of terrorism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your brain on constant fear is not a pretty sight.<p>What is supposed to be a lifesaving instinct becomes anchored in your body, flooding your system with corrosive hormones that can damage your health, affect the way you think and change the decisions you make.<p>Terrorists are counting on that …

Terrorism

Scientists say 4 characteristics could predict whether you'll become a CEO — and they don't include people skills

According to a new study led by Steven N. Kaplan at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Morten Sorensen at Copenhagen Business School, there are four key characteristics that can predict whether you'll become a CEO: <b>general ability, execution skills, charisma, and strategic skills</b>.<p>…

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …

3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Optimize Your Brain

If your meetings are sputtering, rewiring the gray matter may help get employees reconnected.<p>The co-founders of Aditazz, which uses software to design and construct hospitals and other specialized buildings, were beyond frustrated. Zigmund Rubel, an architect, wanted to design buildings in one …

Entrepreneurship

The world's 30 greatest trips right now

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Discovery is what travel is all about. And nothing …

Emerald Isle

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Meet An Entrepreneur Who Doesn't Believe In Venture Capital

Entrepreneur Brian Pallas doesn’t believe in venture capital. His startup, Opportunity Network is funded entirely from private investors and business partners. The 28-year old hasn’t taken a penny of venture capital. Last year, when I first reported about Pallas’ success, ON was valued at $100m …

Venture Capital

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

Venture

On deals and dealmakers.<p>On deals and dealmakers.<p>It'll start trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday.<p>It'll start trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday.<p>On deals …

Trading

Top traits of startup founders, according to tech’s most unlikely venture capitalist

In 1992, I was homeless in Silicon Valley.<p>Well, not exactly homeless. I was working in a yogurt shop and had somehow convinced the owner of the shop …

Startups

6 ways entrepreneurs are different from everyone else

So just what does it take to be an entrepreneur? It turns out that the skillset required to be an entrepreneur is similar to most business skillsets — it requires excellent analytic capacities as well as an understanding of how organizations and economies work.<p>But the most important thing is the …

The adviser who manages a fortune for Tony Robbins gives his 5 best tips about money

At 45, Ajay Gupta has plenty to brag about. As the founder and chief executive of Gupta Wealth Management (GWM), his firm controls more than $1 billion in assets for high net-worth individuals. Since 2014, he's grown his client base by more than 100% — thanks in large part to his all-star client, …

Tony Robbins

This is the best college in America to attend if you want to make a high salary

One school in particular is setting their students up for high salaries: <b>Massachusetts Institute of Technology</b>, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.<p>The annual cost is steep — $60,434— but students go on to earn <b>$91,600</b> a decade after enrolling.<p>That's according to a new report from the Georgetown …

College & University

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Employment

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

11 Millionaires Reveal Their Success Secrets

<i>Read the full story on</i> <i>Reach Financial Independence</i><p>What does it take to become a millionaire? These personal finance bloggers worth over seven figures share the tips that helped them get there.<p>ESI from ESI Money recommends you Invest in your career. It's a multi-million dollar asset that will be …

Personal Finance

How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.<p>When it comes to outrageous stunts, Evel Knievel has nothing on the Mars Curiosity rover. On August 6, 2012, this robotic daredevil hurtled into the Martian atmosphere at 13,200 miles per hour, deployed a supersonic …

Britney Spears

The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

High School

The Best Startup CEOs All Have These 13 Characteristics in Common

You have to do more than just be ambitious.<p>Running a startup is hard.<p>But the ones that do well usually have a great CEO.<p>We went through Quora to find out what the best startup CEOs do to stand out from the rest.<p>They are good at both hiring AND firing.<p>"Whenever you find a really great CEO you find …

Leadership

Talented 16-Year-Old Artist Turns Her Wildest Dreams Into Paintings

These paintings are the work of 16-year-old Dimitra Milan, who started painting just 4 years ago. Daughter to two artists, Milan was exposed to art …

Art

Early Stage Investing For Entrepreneurs And Individual Investors Just Got A Whole Lot More Attractive

On Friday, December 18, Congress passed the PATH Act (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes), a sweeping $1 trillion bill which, as part of an 887-page omnibus, would prove challenging for even the most astute of human beings to absorb, let alone many of those in Washington.<p>Nevertheless, page 813, …

Venture Capital

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Trailers

Guidewire: How An Entrepreneur Can Win An Industry

For many startups, the focus is often on developing a product that is applicable for just about any industry (known as a “horizontal” strategy). The allure is that the market opportunity is enormous.<p>Yet what about going after a particular industry instead — that is, to take a “vertical” strategy? …

Business Strategy

A millionaire says getting rich means making one decision most people don't make

It doesn't seem like the obvious thing to do. Until you think about it.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Whoever said becoming rich was going to be easy?<p>Actually, it was pretty much everyone who's written one of those self-help, …

Personal Finance

The Best Apps to Run a Startup From Your Phone

There’s been an explosion in software designed for small companies. Here are the best offerings.<p>Small-business owners can carry the back office in their front pocket.<p>There has been an explosion in mobile applications aimed at tackling everything from human resources and payroll to scheduling and …

Small Business