Gregory Yee

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What being on Shark Tank taught this entrepreneur about big business

The seventh season of Shark Tank premiers tonight, and though it’s been six years since I appeared on the show’s fifth episode, I can’t help but to …

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

50 Global Entrepreneurs Recommend 50 Books That Forever Impacted Their Lives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books, and I became more cultured, intelligent, informed and dare I say better looking. Books have the power to change lives. ( I feel like somebody needs to queue the <i>Reading Rainbow</i> theme song. “Take a look, …

What it's like to be a secret introvert

I've known Father Cebulka since I was 12 years old, so as soon as he began grinning at Galo's response, I knew he had already predicted my retort.<p>"I disagree," I said. "Sorry, I know you won't believe me, but I'm also an introvert," I told my beloved.<p>Galo and I have been dating for more than five …

Behavioral Sciences

5 Ways To Simplify Starting Your Own Business

Many individuals that have always wanted to start a business never do it. This is because the whole business startup process normally overwhelms …

How to drink espresso like an Italian

Yes, there's both a right and a wrong way to drink espresso, which is why we tapped a real live Italian — Luca Di Pietro, coffee industry vet and founder of Tarallucci e Vino in New York — to give us the inside scoop on how to drink it like a local.<p>Coffee beans are coffee beans. Despite what the …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

The Six Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness.<p>So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me although I always need to improve.<p>About six years ago I would …

What the latest brain science tells us about 'working smarter'

<b>Dear Annie:</b> Can you explain the expression “work smarter, not harder”? My boss is constantly telling us to “work smarter” but she gives us no …

How a 23-Year-Old Persuaded Mark Cuban to Invest in Automated Booze | Inc.com

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban loves to bang the drum about investing only in companies with proven sales, but sometimes the <i>Shark Tank</i> host just can't resist taking a chance on a promising idea.<p>One example of an untested business model Cuban bought into is Nashville, Tennessee-based TendedBar, …

How to Understand an Introvert, Explained by Introjis

Oh-so-adorable Introjis are emoticons created by designer Rebecca Evie Lynch that help introverts visually communicate their thoughts, feelings, needs, and anxieties. As an introvert, you can slip an Introji into a text message, and suddenly you don't have to explain to your friend or significant …

Behavioral Sciences

The best way to get the truth out of a job candidate

Last week hedge fund manager Jason H. Karp explained during the Milken Institute's Global Conference that his company's personality assessment helps reveal positive and negative attributes in job candidates.<p>He went on to say that the personality traits he looks for the most in traders and analysts …

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Business

I’ve found that starting a business is one of the most exciting adventures that you could ever embark upon. Like most things, the first time you try, you learn the hard way through trial and error. Here are some of the most important lessons I’ve learned from starting my company thus far.<p><b>Never Lose</b> …

Small Business

6 Habits To Make Your Small Business More Productive

Not enough time in the day? Too much to do? <i></i>That’s the lament of all entrepreneurs and small business owners!<p>There are lots of ways to save time, and plenty of tools to help you work faster. Recently I talked about super handy smartphone apps that make work easier and improve time management, and I …

Small Business

Lovers From Tahiti: We Fell In Love And Started Traveling The World

We met in April 2014, fell in love and started traveling the world together. He’s a proud daddy of a little man, I’m a happy mommy of a Sweet dog. …

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

11 Customer Service Mistakes Your Startup Can’t Afford to Make | Inc.com

Focusing on customer acquisition as a startup makes sense; without new customers, there's no way to grow. But even as you buckle down to win over prospects, make sure you're not forgetting to help out your existing customers. They're the best source of new business and feedback, especially in the …