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The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

Boston Marathon

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Carnegie Mellon University

How to live before you die

At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the …

Stanford University

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New Media vs. Old-School Media Companies

Silicon Valley is disrupting television, turning up the pressure on old-school media companies that have been slow to keep up with shifting consumers …

Bless This Designer for Remaking Famous Logos to Teach Us Which Fonts They Use – Adweek

You know the logos, but do you know the fonts?<p>That was the question that clearly obsessed Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer and educator. …

Discovery Rebrands Velocity As Motor Trend Network

Discovery’s auto enthusiast joint venture is getting a redo. What was previously called The Enthusiast Network will now become Motor Trend Group, …

Free-to-air

Before You Feel Pressure - WATCH THIS | by Jay Shetty

Adobe Summit 2015 - Steve Young and Colin Resch

What's your brand story? | Jeff Freedman | TEDxBeaconStreet

The surprising habits of original thinkers

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take …

How to Beat Self-Doubt in 5 Seconds

BEST SPEECH EVER - Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace | SO INSPIRING!

How to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018

It's a crowded social media landscape. Here's how to plan for 2018 and get ahead of the pack.<p>Let's face it: being a social media marketer developing a marketing plan for 2018 is not exactly in an easy position. After all, the techniques we use to reach customers are changing at a breakneck pace. …

Apple's New FaceID Might Make It Easier For Police To Access Your iPhone X

Apple revealed its new FaceID today in the Steve Jobs theater on its campus in Cupertino, California. Law enforcement officials who have had trouble unlocking Apple phones in the past must be salivating at the news.<p>While in one way FaceID is more secure than the company’s TouchID, which uses your …

Mobile Technology

Alibaba introduces cashier-less offline retail concept

Chinese e-commerce giant and data technology provider Alibaba Group aims to revolutionize offline retail spaces through a new technology that will …

10+ Hilarious Entries To The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards (see 2016 and 2015) are still accepting entries but while the judges are warming up we can already take a …

With 1 Sentence, the Founder of Priceline Just Explained the Key Difference Between Great Leaders and Mere Managers

It's about seeing the people for their human strengths--and for the choices they make every day.<p>Truly great leaders don't just attract followers. Instead, they maximize their impact by inspiring others to become leaders too.<p>Sadly, many people in leadership positions don't understand this. They feel …

50 million-dollar business ideas you can launch for cheap (or even free)

It’s no longer taboo for people to ditch the daily 9-to-5 grind and start their own business. In fact, it’s beyond easy starting a business for …

Small Business

A Realistic Look at Social Media Marketing in 2017

Are you one of the thousands of brands getting overshadowed by businesses that are Insta-famous? You don’t have to get lost in the shuffle on social …

Demand For Digital Marketing Skills Outstrips Supply

Digital Marketing Vs. Traditional Marketing: Which One Is Better?<p>What's the difference between digital marketing and traditional marketing, and why …

How To Get Your First 1,000 Customers At Your Startup

Getting your first 1,000 customers is a lot different from growing your customer base up to 100,000 or even just 10,000. In your startup’s early stages, you don’t need to worry about scalability as much as getting the biggest bang for your buck. That requires getting crafty, which also makes it fun.<p>…

Customers

10 Things Modern Digital Commerce Players are Doing To Thrive and Survive

The future of commerce is already unfolding. Even though everyone says, “yes we know the world is changing,” I don’t believe that executives have …

Customer Experience

7 examples of 2017's biggest logo design trend so far

April seems a little early for a logo design trends article, no? We’d usually agree, but when one trend is so in-your-face that you can’t ignore it, …

Graphic Design

This Entrepreneur Skipped College and Made $1,037,100 In Five Months

The Million Dollar Homepage is a successful gimmick that proves success has no formula.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Alex Tew didn’t give a damn about paying his “dues.”<p>At 21, he was about to start a three-year business management course at the University of …

Entrepreneurship

Five Retail IoT Use Cases, When Retailers Finally Get Around to IoT

Industry pundits have been talking about the Internet of Things, well, since the Internet. But it’s taken us almost 20 years since that time to get to where we can start talking about real solutions and real value. Part of the challenge has been on the technology side, just figuring out mobile and …

Stand-up comedy routine about Spreadsheets

Stand Up Comedy

Don't Look for a Great Idea. Look for a Good Problem

To create anything that is truly pathbreaking, you need to look for it in new places<p>At the center of every significant innovation is always an idea. Clarence Birdseye's idea about freezing fish revolutionized the food industry and American diets. Charles Schwab's idea about flat commissions changed …

15 smart home essentials under $100 we absolutely love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart-home technology can make …

Smart Homes

The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming

"This is going to be hard," Limp recalls thinking. "It foretold a magical experience. But it would require a lot of inventions."<p>The reaction was understandable given the lofty goals outlined in the Echo's original plan: It envisioned an intelligent, voice-controlled household appliance that could …

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