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18 Ways for Digital Nomads to Make Money

All you need is a laptop, Wi-Fi and some wanderlust.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker Heidi Hough lives in a community of foreigners and natives in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Prior to Chiang Mai, she was in Vienna for a few …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Andrew Ng has likened artificial intelligence (AI) to electricity in that it will be as transformative for us as electricity was for our ancestors. I can only guess that electricity was mystifying, scary, and even shocking to them — just as AI will be to many of us. Credible scientists and research …

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Can Insurance Companies Incentivize Their Customers to Be Healthier?

Behavioral economists know well the power of instant gratification and overoptimism that too often lead to poor decisions — like reaching for an extra slice of cake or putting off the dreaded morning run. The behavioral biases play out in a simple paradox: People overconsume health care but …

The 15 best business books to read this summer

They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see our favorites from psychologists, data scientists, CEOs, and other business experts.<p>Don't be surprised if you devour more than one in a single vacation week, and return to the office brimming with new ideas.

Self-improvement

60 Countries’ Digital Competitiveness, Indexed

It is barely 20 years since Sergey Brin and Larry Page registered the domain name google.com, and only 10 years since Steve Jobs walked onto a stage in San Francisco and introduced the iPhone. Yet in this short period, digital technologies have upended our world. We introduced the Digital Evolution …

Getting Buy-In for Predictive Analytics in Health Care

According to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), the U.S. health care system spends almost a third of its resources — $750 billion annually — on unnecessary services and inefficient care. New predictive analytics tools promise to reduce waste and improve care by …

Beach Reading? 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should PeruseThis Summer.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Part of entrepreneurship is being able to continue your own education. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur still sitting in a 9-to-5, or a full-fledged founder knee-deep in the process, self-education is one of the primary pillars of …

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

13 words you should include on your résumé, according to a panel of experts

We've all read about what not to include in a résumé. After all, one of Glassdoor's most popular articles "21 Words to Never Include In Your résumé" is bookmarked even by our staffers who want to gut-check before making résumé faux pas.<p>However, it's time to talk about what works <i>should</i> be included …

4 Models for Using AI to Make Decisions

Charismatic CEOs enjoy leading and inspiring people, so they don’t like delegating critical business decisions to smart algorithms. Who wants clever code bossing them around? But that future’s already arrived. At some of the world’s most successful enterprises — Google, Netflix, Amazon, Alibaba, …

Machine Learning

14 Free Tools Every Solopreneur Needs

These apps and digital tools help reduce the time a solopreneur has to spend on mundane tasks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Solopreneurs are in a class by themselves. Given all the typical pressure of an entrepreneur that they're under, and the fact that they have …

6 Easy Ways to Get Serious About Saving.

Easy Ways to Get Serious About Saving<p>Simple tricks make your balance grow<p>Updated January 02, 2018<p>Everyone knows they need to save money. But saving …

Personal Finance

30 Under 30: Meet The Top Young Investors Of Venture Capital In 2016

Behind almost every breakout startup success story there are helpers known as venture capitalists. They open doors, find key hires, and stand to make major paydays when a company gets acquired or goes public. It can take years for even the best of bets to grow into a breakout success, and the …

Venture Capital

10 Most Helpful Websites for Female Entrepreneurs

As a woman, it is somehow difficult to start a new business, and if you are thinking to get ideas on internet then it would be more difficult because …

Small Business

10 Life Changing Books for Any Entrepreneur

Find your passion and pursue it. With the help of these well known authors you can not only figure out what you are meant to do but learn how make it …

Books

Top Ten Business Books From 2015

Two of my favorite questions to ask an executive in an interview are, “What are you reading now?” and, “What is your favorite business book?” I tend to read about 35-40 business books a year. This keeps my mind sharp and attuned to what’s going in my space, which is customer service and customer …

Customer Service

Future Business Ideas - Top 10 New Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs

Do you want to start a profitable startup and looking for <b>new business ideas</b> for the future businesses that will boom in 2020? If yes, here are 10 <b>best</b> …

Small Business