Eva Salvetti

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Instagram Launches 'Superzoom' For Video, Adds To Snapchat Woes

Get ready for your close-up because Instagram is about to launch another way to thrill your followers called ‘Superzooming’. Superzoom adds a creative twist to any video – letting people easily zoom in on one object with dramatic music for added effect. Just select Superzoom in the camera, tap and …

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

A neuroscientist explains how to fix your bad habits and save more money

Consider a typical American consumer. She gets paid twice a month, pays her bills once a month, goes grocery shopping maybe four times a month, eats three meals a day, and pays off her college loans over 20 years.<p>"All those metrics confuse our brain," Cerf, an assistant professor of marketing at …

Personal Finance

How to ace an interview at companies like Google and Goldman Sachs, according to top execs who work there

You'd better bring your A game if you want to rock your next job interview.<p>That goes double if you're interviewing at some of the most competitive companies out there.<p>It helps to have a good grasp of some of the popular interview questions at said companies.<p>And it also helps to know exactly what …

Goldman Sachs

This App Will Help Restaurants Donate The Insane Amount Of Food They Usually Waste

With the help of a new mobile platform, MealConnect, that streamlines donations from stores and restaurants has facilitated 737,000 pickups and moved over 333 million pounds of food–enough for 278 million meals.<p>Americans toss out, on average, 72 billion pounds of safe, edible food each year. Around …

Who's Afraid Of Artificial Intelligence?

“Humans were are not built to spend more than two hours looking at a screen or scrolling through excel sheets. Humans are best at being human. Artificial Intelligence will do the rest.”<p>Telling words from Jim Stolze, Co-founder of aigency — an Amsterdam-based company that recruits AI and humans for …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Tips: How to Use Instagram and Pinterest for Business

Instagram and Pinterest: Not just for the crafty hipsters<p>An effective social-media marketing strategy is essential for building brand affinity and …

How One Man Annihilated His Debt And Is Helping Others Do The Same

They say to set your goals high, but what about paying off your student loans in one year?<p>If that sounds crazy, try this on for size: One student loan slayer managed to do it — without earning a six-digit income.<p>Here’s the story of what dedicated goal-setting, focused budgeting and strong-willed …

In Blockchain We Trust? Not Yet, Say Consumers

Among the reasons why blockchain has gained so much interest as a platform for development of financial apps and services is the transparency and trust built into it. And, despite increasing number of investors and traders recognizing the value of cryptocurrencies as a long-term investment, …

11 ridiculously effective tools to help you automate your small business (and life)

As a small business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. From finding the best employees to ensuring that your customers stay happy, one thing is certain: you have no trouble staying busy.<p>Of course, staying busy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re being productive. Many small …

Post Less, Boost Top Posts, and More: 14 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Page Engagement

Engagement on Facebook Pages has fallen by 20 percent since the start of 2017, according to BuzzSumo who analyzed over 880 million Facebook posts by …

Social Media

How A 26-Year-Old Artist Makes 40% Of Sales Through Instagram

Every morning this week, Nashville-based artist Shane Miller wakes up, brushes his teeth and checks his Instagram. His feed looks like something out of a dream — softly focused impressionistic landscapes featuring dramatic skylines with a hint of attitude. They evoke a sense of nostalgia and …

Social Media

Can We Build A Global Internet From Swarms Of Satellites And Tech-Company-Backed Balloons?

As it becomes more and more necessary for every citizen to have internet access in order to take advantage of the modern economy, a new system of space-based internet is trying to close the digital divide.<p>Ten years ago, the world population was 6.6 billion; 3 billion of those people lacked access …

Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. UNESCO estimates that the world will need 1.6 million more teachers globally, a number set to double by 2030. Enter Elon Musk.<p>Musk is famous for being the face of such organizations as …

Machine Learning

Here's How One Architect Became A Millionaire Without Even Designing A Single Home

It’s every new graduate’s worst nightmare — you spend four years of your life toiling away to earn the college degree that you believe is the perfect intersection of passion and financial security only to find out that come senior spring, you still are unemployable. Or even worse, you actually land …

B Corp movement prompts debate about future of corporations

<i>Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in LinkedIn Pulse.</i><p><b>By Paige Morrow</b><p>The B Lab was officially launched in the U.K. this past September, …

Human Rights

B Corps: Unleashing an army of ethical businesses | Salt

SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE<p>Companies must meet rigorous standards of overall social and environmental performance; businesses are asked a …

Data Mining

B Corp Dharma Merchant Services Brings Transparency to Credit Card Processing

Launching a community-minded, transparency-focused business in an industry he describes as "rife with deceptive business practices, outrageous fees and disadvantageous contracts," Jeff Marcous thought his venture's appeal was clear.<p>"We just assumed that any company selling a green, sustainable …

Nonprofits

Can B Corp be the next Fair Trade for socially-minded corporations?

B Corp, a certification for business that undertakes environmental and other sustainability efforts, is starting to attract larger, public companies. But some roadblocks still remain<p>The B Corporation movement, which certifies companies that benefit society as well as their owners, is gaining …

Social Impact B Corporations Are on the Rise

New legislation is allowing companies to put social and environmental impact on par with profits.<p>A little provision was sneaked into the Italian parliament's big end-of-year budget package: it will now be possible for Italian companies, new or already existing, to incorporate as "Società Benefit," …

Why My Startup Shouldn’t Choose Between Money And Mission

We sometimes feel torn between growing our business & honoring our values. But without our values, we’re less likely to reach profitability.<p>By almost any standards the startup in which I’m involved, Purple Carrot, has had a successful six weeks since our relaunch. We’re shipping more meals every …

The Future Of Progressive Business Is Companies That Are Good, Not Just Doing Good

Responsible businesses today tout the idea of something called shared value—where profits, customers, and the environment all benefit from a company’s success. But is that enough?<p>These days, we have high expectations of what companies should be. It’s not enough that they make good products. They …

Glossary for Good – 16 Models + Approaches for Organizations Doing Good - RoundPeg

By Alison Klein | March 10, 2015<p>Since the concept of corporate social responsibility first hit the scene in the 1960s, the idea that businesses …

This Bank Is Making Itself More Accountable To Investors. Here's Why

This is a first.<p>For the first time, a U.S. bank is putting its community mission on equal legal ground with turning a profit.<p>Virginia Community Capital, a nonprofit bank holding company with $150 million in assets, has converted the for-profit bank it owns into a public benefit corporation, a legal …

Development Bank

H&M may have just figured out how to recycle textiles

Even the most eco-minded fashion companies have had a hard time figuring out how to recycle mixed-fiber textiles (you know, like poly-cotton blends). Now, fast fashion giant H&M may have cracked the code.<p>H&M Foundation, the Swedish company’s independent charitable foundation and investment arm, …

During Irma’s Power Outages, Some Houses Kept The Lights On With Solar And Batteries

The ability of some residences and businesses to stay functioning as the power went out around them shows the growing potential of local generation and microgrids. Now those batteries just have to get a lot cheaper.<p>When Hurricane Irma blew out a transformer on his block in Orlando on the night of …

Why You Should Respond Positively to Negative Feedback

Your first impulse could be to lash out, but you might find a greater advantage in these alternatives.<p>Getting negative feedback is never fun. As you're getting it, you usually want to crawl into a hole and never come out.<p>And after you leave that room? Well, you probably want to fire off quite the …

Self-help

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

The Danger of Opinions in Business

“Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion.” ― W. Edwards Deming<p>Opinions: everyone has one.<p>Business leaders tend to have a lot of them, and often we feel strongly about them. Our opinions of what should and shouldn’t happen are influenced by who we are, where we’re from and our own …