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Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3: Sleek, slim, fully metal (hands-on)

Fully embracing the trend of an all-aluminum unibody design, these inaugural A-series phones seal the deal, along with the battery.<p>Side by side on a table, the two nearly identical rectangular handsets look innocuous enough and extremely familiar. Yet two things quietly make the Samsung Galaxy A3 …

The 10 Coziest Casseroles for Chilly Fall Weather

In terms of sheer comfort, casseroles are high on the list of our favorite autumn dishes. Double points if they have a good amount of cheese, and …

Game Your Kid's Education With These 10 Cool Kits

Forget paper and pencils. Look into these fun new tools to help kids unleash their inner scientist or engineer.<p>#<p>Exo Labs Model 2 Camera<p>The Model 2 camera attaches to any standard microscope and captures high-res images of the field of view. An app streams images to an iPhone or iPad so that …

'Virtual Reality Camera System' uses 6 Red Dragons to make 360-degree video magic

Oculus/Facebook, Samsung, Sony, Google. We're about to be flooded with virtual reality hardware, but what about content? While John Carmack works on the gaming side, the folks at NextVR (formerly Next3D) have been developing camera rigs to record live video in full surround that will let VR units …

Curved display SIM-equipped Samsung Gear S made official!

A report of a standalone Samsung smartwatch and another suggesting that Samsung would also release a smartwatch with a curved display have both proven to be true.<p>Samsung surprised us a little tonight with its announcement of the Samsung Gear S! While its Unpacked event is just around the corner, …

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10 Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Whether you're a committed vegan or just trying to eat lighter and healthier with less meat, eggs, and dairy, you don't have to worry about going …

How to Choose the Right Leadership Training Program

Here are five tips to keep in mind as you choose a training program for your company's future leaders.<p>Leadership training programs often give participants a better understanding of why leadership is essential in a business environment. They may leave feeling buoyed and hopeful for the future, but …

Leadership

The General Patton Approach to Leadership and Success

George Patton's leadership principles have substance and are as meaningful today as they were in the life-and-death struggle of war more than 70 years ago.<p>There are many types of inspirational leaders and you can follow different examples. How to inspire staff and employees all depends on what you …

Leadership

Activate Your Company's Potential By Teaming Up With A University

Top-notch talent is critical for any business. For a growing company, universities are the perfect place to hunt for the most ambitious and passionate entry-level employees.<p>For my company, developing a relationship with the University of Missouri made perfect sense. It has one of the best …

How to Hire People You'll Never Have to Manage

Resumes Are Nearly Useless<p><b>Resumes Are Nearly Useless</b><p>Most of our hiring practices were developed for the Industrial Age. But it turns out resumes are nearly useless and our hiring process is backwards. Here's four steps to turn that legacy process around.<p><b>#1--Business Beliefs and Culture</b> Business …

Employment

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of …

Samsung’s virtual reality plans are finally taking shape

As the wearable market continues to heat up, tech companies around the world are looking to expand into every relevant category of the fledgling …

Great Google+ communities for Android users

Let's face it, Google+ is a divisive topic. Depending on whom you ask, it can be either the fastest growing social network of all time or simply a dead man walking. Just about everyone has an opinion about it, including me.<p>But no matter what you think of it, Google+ is about more than just …

Android News

20 Google Now tips every Android user should know

9 Habits of Remarkably Persuasive People

You don't have to be born with an incredible power of persuasion. Here's how you can develop that vital skill.<p>Show me a successful person and I'll show you someone incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Oh, I know: "Persuasion" implies manipulating, pressuring, cajoling … all the used-car …

Self-improvement

7 Things A Business Leader Must Understand About Customer Service

To provide successful leadership you need to serve your customers, and the employees who serve your customers, successfully. Here are seven elements of doing so; I’d put money on the likelihood that you’re overlooking some of them.<p><b>1. Consistently good customer service comes through systems, not</b> …

Learn How To Make Coffee From A CEO

What’s the secret to great leadership? It might have something to do with coffee. We asked three executives–Tony Conrad (VC and founder of about.me), Stephen Baker (COO of Attivio) and Simon Collins (recently stepped down as dean of Parsons Fashion School)–about how they brew their morning fuel.

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5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

17 Personal Finance Books You Need to Read This Year

Many people are hitting the gyms hard in January — but have you considered your financial fitness plan for 2014? To help you bulk up your finances …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

Instead of just waiting for the workweek to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.<p>Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your …

Productivity

75 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Success

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.<p>Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing …

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Sprint Unveils 5-inch, Nearly Bezel-Free Sharp Aquos Crystal

Sprint on Tuesday announced its latest smartphone, the nearly bezel-free Sharp Aquos Crystal.<p>The Aquos Crystal features a 5-inch edge-to-edge 720p display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage packed in a 10mm-thick body. The model will run on Android KitKat …

The Eve Irrigation System hopes to make your garden perfect

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.<p>Hop over to Kickstarter this morning and you'll see the smart gardening platform the Eve Ecosystem launched its crowd-funding campaign. Built specifically to work with …

Four ways Google changed tech IPOs (and the tech world itself)

Ten years ago, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin introduced the world to the search engine's now-famous mantra: Don't be evil.<p>The three-word vow is a promise to "do good things for the world" -- and was introduced in an unusual 4,000-word treatise Page and Brin wrote to would-be …

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HTC One M8 for Windows unboxing and hands-on (Video)

HTC, Microsoft, and Verizon came together this morning to announce one of the most high-profile Windows Phone handsets we’ve heard about in a while, …

DASH Radio aims to reinvent radio for the digital world

It’s an interesting time for radio in the digital world. On one hand, you have traditional terrestrial radio stations still fighting to stay relevant …

Microsoft OneNote optimized for Android tablets with handwriting support

Just in time for students heading back to school, Microsoft has updated its note-taking application. OneNote, which is a go-to app for many, now …

Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft relaunches OneNote for Android, with tablet and handwriting support

Android tablet users now have a better note-taking app from Microsoft. The company announced today that it’s launching a new version of OneNote for …