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Great Entrepreneurs Share Quotes About Their Business Breakthroughs

About 30 years ago I read a quote by Thomas Watson, the legendary entrepreneur who founded IBM: “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” This quote has inspired me many times throughout my business life, and reinforced the …

Entrepreneurship

5 things we should teach in school but don't

I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now.<p>And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube.<p>On top of that, you have the most …

Self-awareness

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Western Philosophy

A man who just sold his startup for $575 million in cash gets to keep every single penny — here's how he did it

Markus Frind, 36, is the founder and CEO of the Vancouver-based Plenty of Fish.<p>Frind told Business Insider he started Plenty of Fish in 2003 "as a way to improve my résumé."<p>"At the time there was a new programming language called ASP.NET, and I don't like reading books, so I just went and created …

PlentyOfFish

Even a bailout deal can't revive Greece's shattered banking system

Greece finally has a deal. But the country's banks may not be feeling relieved this morning.<p>Over the weekend, Greek Economy Minister George Stathakis said that though he believes banks could open in just a week, capital controls will be in place for months to come.<p>A note from Barclays Monday …

StyleSeat raises $25 million to help beauty pros manage their business

StyleSeat is getting a $25 million makeover. The company, which helps independent beauty pros schedule clients and manage their business, today …

Stock markets close higher on news of Greek debt deal

Canadian dollar closes down at 78.49 cents US<p>World financial markets gained ground on Monday, following the announcement of an agreement to bail out …

How to Avoid the Worst Writing Tropes with Author and Literary Agent Jennie Goloboy

Comcastrodors, please welcome Jennie Goloboy. Jennie, an author of both fiction and non-fiction, has a PhD in the History of the American …

15 Differences Between Employees and Entrepreneurs

These 15 key differences between employees and entrepreneurs can help you decide whether entrepreneurship or employment is right for you.

Entrepreneurship

17 stupendous works of art by mysterious French artist JR

The "photograffeur" — that's a combination of photographer and graffiti artist — prints humongous versions of the portraits he takes, often in black and white, and "flyposts" them where he chooses. The exhibits span whole cities and continents.<p>JR, who has received a TED Prize for his work, sees the …

The Psychology of Revenge

A blogger was stealing my ideas.<p>And it made me very, very angry. Like foot-stomping, slobbery-snarling, pirate-cursing angry.<p>Let me back up... I give a slice of my heart and thumb every time I write for Science of People's blog. (Don't worry they regrow pretty fast.) Basically, I <i>love</i> writing for …

Windows 10's new retail packaging could be the last ever

Microsoft is around two weeks away from releasing the final version of Windows 10 to the world, and now the retail packaging for its new operating system has leaked. Originally revealed by German site <i>WinFuture</i>, the box art for Windows 10 is a rather simple affair. While Windows 8 displayed …

Rapper 50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy Protection

According to court documents made public by the Wall Street Journal, hip-hop mogul 50 Cent (real name Curtis Jackson) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Apparently, the rapper isn’t out of money, but he doesn’t exactly have enough to cover what he owes. The documents filed earlier …

50 Cent

Microsoft is placing Windows fans at the center of its Windows 10 launch

Over the past nine months, Microsoft has been collecting up Windows fans in the millions. There are now 5 million Windows 10 testers, just weeks ahead of the global launch on July 29th. That’s an impressive number of guinea pigs testing an operating system during its early phase of life, and …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The trailer for next summer's "Suicide Squad" movie that wowed fans at Comic-Con has leaked online.</b> The movie revolves around a group of DC villains and antiheroes.<p><b>2. The trailer for the "Batman v Superman" movie got a standing ovation at Comic-Con.</b> The ad also gives us our first look at the new …

How Billionaires Hit It Big: The Path To One Billion Dollars

Billionaires

Mark Cuban’s 6 Crucial Rules for Startups

How to Win at the Sport of Business, the title of Mark Cuban’s book in and of itself is enough to get any entrepreneur’s blood hot. If there is one …

What Greece means to the US economy

However, the tiny country in the periphery of the eurozone has hijacked the headlines with its financial problems. With Greece now missing debt payments while edging closer to exiting the euro currency, the story has never been more compelling.<p>But economists agree: Greece is not a big deal to the …

Why Are More Small Businesses Turning To HR Tech?

Time and money: two things of which every small-business owner needs more. Entrepreneurs wear so many hats, that there is very often not enough hours …

Small Business

Design You Trust

Marvelous female portraits by Nathaniel Gerdes, multi-talented photographer, graphic designer, visual artist and motivational speaker who grew up in …