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40 Amazing Places to Learn Something New Every Day

A few decades ago, when you wanted to learn something new it typically meant spending a couple of evenings a week at a local school, taking a …

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

I'm a CEO, and This Is How I Really Spend My Time Every Day

The role does have its perks, but it's not what most people imagine.<p><i>What does a CEO of a start-up do? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove,</b> …

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

In 1976 Steve Jobs Was Called a 'Joker' in This Surprising Letter Written by Silicon Valley Ad Executive

The lesson is simple: never count out people who are as smart, visionary, and driven as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.<p>I was in college in the San Francisco Bay Area at about the same time Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were building their first Apple computers -- the Apple I -- in Jobs's parents' …

How palm oil ban has made the EU a dirty word in Malaysia

Angry farmers despair at what will happen to their livelihoods when the Brussels biofuels ban takes effect in 2020<p>In the small farming settlement of Palong in rural Malaysia, the EU is a dirty word. A few months ago, these men – mostly in their sixties, their skin brown and weathered from years …

Palm Oil

Ten Things To Remove From Your Resume -- Immediately

Dear Liz,<p>I was contacted two weeks ago by a headhunter, “Adam.” He wanted to talk to me about a job opening he’s working on with a well-known employer in our town.<p>I talked to Adam by phone and then I sent him my resume. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out. Adam told me a few days later that the …

Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. exports, including pork and fruit

By Damian Paletta<p>, Reporter<p>The Chinese government plans to immediately impose tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork and certain fruits, a direct response to President Trump’s recent moves to pursue numerous trade restrictions against Beijing.<p>If U.S. goods become more expensive in China, …

Globalization

Inside Chicago's high-tech bicycle-components company that last year raked in $700 million and is up 15% while its competition struggles in a flat market

CHICAGO — Set deep into the industrial-chic Fulton Market neighborhood of the revitalized West Loop, among the offices of Google, Uber, and other tech darlings, is the home of SRAM, the high-end bicycle-components maker that's coming off one of the best 12 months in its 31-year history.<p>"We were up …

Tour de France

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

What Is a Supply Chain Management System

What Is a Supply Chain Management System?<p>Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud (1:46)<p>A supply chain management (SCM) system is a set of software …

The simple mathematical system I used to help people raise over $3 million on crowdfunding sites in the last few years

Gone are the days when an entrepreneur can have an idea, quickly launch a crowdfunding campaign, sit back and watch the funding flood in.<p>As an increasing number of early adopters flock to crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter to find the latest innovations, so do creators to …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Cheap as hips: why Malaysia is the best place for Chinese to retire | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Iggy Ignatius needs little time to chew it over when asked what his favourite thing about Malaysia is. “We like the food here,” says the retired …

How This 23-Year-Old College Drop Out Built A $41M Company

One of the quickest ways to accelerate your success is to learn from those who have already accomplished what you’re working towards.<p>Top performers around the world know that just <i>how</i> successful you can be depends on how successful your coach is. That’s why CEOs pay Tony Robbins $1 million a year …

New Balance

I was in Hawaii when an alert warned of an impending missile attack — here's what it was like in those 38 minutes of fear

I woke early last Saturday, January 13, on Hawaii's Oahu island, and went for breakfast before a snorkeling tour off Waikiki Beach.<p>Having swapped Sydney's summer swelter for a family holiday in snow-covered New York, we joked that we escaped the "Bomb Cyclone" and come to Hawaii to defrost.<p>My …

Pancakes

It Took Apple Executive Angela Ahrendts 1 Sentence to Drop the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Not everyone thought Angela Ahrendts was cut out to lead a team. That's why she learned this invaluable lesson.<p>As the SVP of retail strategy at Apple, Angela Ahrendts is one of the highest-ranking executives at the most valuable company in the world. To get that job, she had to leave her post as …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Employment

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

How Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management

Amazon.com has changed the face of retail through its use of bold supply chain strategies and its deployment of innovative technologies. In this …

China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that's a problem

The ban has sent the flow of recyclables into a tailspin.<p>As of January, China has stopped allowing the import of recyclable goods from many countries …

Elon Musk Says Time Management Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does, Big Time)

Elon Musk doesn't start his day at the crack of dawn, eat breakfast, or use fancy time-management apps. This is what he does do.<p>To say Elon Musk is busy would be an out-of-this-world understatement.<p>When the billionaire innovator is not running auto manufacturer Tesla Motors, he's leading aerospace …

Tony Robbins came from a broken household to build a $6 billion empire as a life and business coach

When Tony Robbins walks into a room, nearly everyone is magnetically drawn to the big guy with a booming voice and a personality to match.<p>He has used his commanding presence to build a career as the world's most famous life and business coach, helping people like President Bill Clinton, Salesforce …

The 4 Mindsets You Need to Adopt to Succeed

How you approach your work is more important to your success than what specifically you're working on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesspeople are a strange breed. They’re the innovators and the doers in society. They possess habits the rest of us don’t …

Self-improvement

What We Lose When Only Rich Kids Play Sports

By Linda Flanagan in the <i>Atlantic</i><p>By Bennett Seftel in <i>Cipher Brief</i><p>By Leah Samuel in <i>STAT News</i><p>By Ephrat Livni in <i>Quartz</i><p>By Kriston Capps in <i>CityLab</i><p><i>The Aspen</i> …