Daniella Foster

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Life advice upon turning age 30, from the president of Y Combinator

<i>I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I’d figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on. I’m somewhat hesitant to publish this because I think these lists usually seem hollow, but here is a cleaned up version of my answer:</i><p>The days are long but the decades are short<p>1) …

Self-improvement

The Type of Innovation That Builds Nations

Innovation drives economic growth.<p>This logic has risen to dominate the discourse in development circles, with government leaders, policy influencers, and development-minded business leaders fully embracing innovation as a panacea for unemployment and economic underperformance. Looking back on 2014, …

Innovation

13 Surprising Ways Your Name Affects Your Success

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>We took a look at the research and have highlighted some of the surprising findings below:<p><b>If your name is easy to pronounce, people will favor you more.</b><p>In a New York …

Psychology

How to Build a Retail Social Media Campaign

The performance of your campaigns should be something you measure no matter what. Campaigns include a series of media produced around product, …

7 Ways to Write a Killer Press Release | Inc.com

Every day, I receive via email about a dozen press releases. Some reporters (like those covering tech beats) receive hundreds. Very few of these emails are opened, fewer are read top to bottom, and fewer still end up inside an article or blog post.<p>This is bad news for entrepreneurs, because …

Journalism

Want to Be a Better Leader? Listen to These Podcasts

These shows are a great source of advice and inspiration for anyone in business.

Podcasting

7 Excellent Ways To Start A Presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Public Speaking

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How to get compensated for air travel delays | Reuters

(Reuters) - Last summer, Mark Wilson waited in a Rome airline terminal for a connecting flight to London on his way home to New York. And waited. And waited. By the time he arrived in London four hours late, the final New York-bound flight had departed.<p>Wilson was offered a room at an airport hotel, …

101 Different Types of Web Content For Building Your Site

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We keep hearing it over and over again: “Content is King. Content is King.” And it’s true.<p>Content is the single best way to drive people to your website today. Various types of content, strategically connected to your brand, can work wonders in capturing …

Marketing

3 Ways to Use Psychology to Reach Your Goals Faster

When I picked up Shawn Achor’s book <i>Before Happiness</i>, I thought I was reading a book about positivity. It turns out, it’s also a book about success – …

Happiness

The ultimate global greetings cheatsheet [infographic]

I’ve just downloaded this image onto my phone as a quick-read guide to saying “Hello!” in over 20 different languages. Although having a …

40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to …