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Five reasons 2018 could be the best year yet for cryptocurrencies

In an earlier piece for CNBC, I explained why a potential cryptocurrency bubble could burst in 2018. Many people asked me afterward: If I'm so …

Cryptocurrency

Before You Quit Your Job To Pursue Your Passion, Ask Yourself These Three Questions

If you’re at a crossroads in your life, not knowing which path to pursue or where your true passion lies, have you ever stopped doing and started listening? Jeff Goins, author of Real Artists Don’t Starve, argues that instead of trying to figure out what it is we’re good at, we should take time to …

Why the Cryptocurrency World Is Watching South Korea

Many South Koreans are obsessed with cryptocurrencies. The country’s lawmakers? Not so much. From the prime minister down, officials have warned that …

Major Banks Ban Buying Bitcoin With Your Credit Card

Most major U.S. credit card issuers have now banned the use of their cards to buy Bitcoin or other digital currencies, in a move intended to decrease …

Bitcoin is tanking on Super Bowl Sunday – here’s what happened

In just a few hours, the Patriots will take on the Eagles in Minnesota, but football fans who are also crypto traders will have something else on …

Crypto Has What it Takes to Break the Flawed Financial System

Bitcoin, when it first hit the presses in its own white paper, was heralded as this peer-to-peer cashless system that could revolutionize the …

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Self-improvement

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

Move over, Bitcoin: Ethereum is the next big thing in cryptocurrency

You've probably heard of Bitcoin, that digital currency and payment system created by a mysterious inventor nearly 10 years ago that eliminates the …

Leonardo DiCaprio just invested in the Bill Gates-backed veggie burger that 'bleeds' like beef — here's how it tastes

When Beyond Meat, a company that makes plant-based alternatives to animal proteins, claimed it invented a vegetarian burger that tastes like beef, it sounded too good to be true.<p>But the Beyond Burger has grown in popularity since it was first sold at a Whole Foods in Boulder, Colorado last year. …

Carbon Emissions

Don’t Let Your Inner Fears Limit Your Career

Fear is a natural and universal human phenomenon, affecting top executives as much as anyone else. The majority of management literature is focused on helping leaders conquer their fears. The problem is that stifling fear doesn’t make it go away. In fact, failing to address it can lead to highly …

Leadership

Your company will use blockchain in less than 10 years — here’s how

Almost a decade ago, Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, silently disrupted trust-providing organizations, like banks, with an eight-page long research paper describing how money can be decentralized (through Bitcoin). At the time, not many people understood the potential that those eight …

How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency mining is painstaking, expensive, and only sporadically rewarding. Nonetheless, mining has a magnetic draw for many investors …

Bitcoin

Vegemite, the Beloved Australian Spread, Goes Upmarket

MELBOURNE, Australia — Vegemite, the classic condiment found on breakfast tables in every corner of Australia for nearly a century, is going posh.<p>Bega, manufacturer of the iconic — if divisive — yeast extract spread, released a new and more expensive version of the product this week, raising …

Comfort Food

How Blockchain Could Change the Way You Vote and Pay Taxes

In an age when we can communicate, work, study, move money and even watch movies or read a book from the comfort of our own beds, iPhone in hand, …

Blockchain

How Blockchain Technology Made It to Real Estate Business

Every now and then, we get reports of another old-fashioned industry embracing Blockchain and its innovations. Even though this parade is mostly led …

Study shows North Atlantic wind farms could power the whole world

Wind is one of the cleanest energy sources available, and the US is sitting next to a gold mine. A new study has found that wind speeds over the …

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

Motivation

London property market 'won't bounce back until 2021'

London's property market will not shake off its slump until 2021, when it will return to being the fastest growing part of the UK, economists have predicted.<p>Average prices in the capital have fallen for the first time since the financial crisis this year, amid fears that the housing market could …

The era of expensive renewables is over and that's more bad news for fossil fuel producers

In its new report, Renewables 2017<i>,</i> the IEA argued that it now sees renewable energy as a serious global force, increasingly taking market share away from coal and natural gas. The Paris-based energy agency cited 2016 as a watershed moment, a year in which 164 gigawatts of new renewable energy …

Quiz: 'Are You a Natural-Born Leader?' Measure Your Leadership Ability in 4 Questions.

Your leadership strength boils down to these four behaviors.<p>Effective leadership is important -- it’s the vital ingredient to a company or organization’s health, reports McKinsey research.<p>What great leadership boils down to is simply a subset of behaviors. Findings show that among the organizations …

Jeff Bezos

26 Recession-Free Years Hide a Darker Picture for Australia

The global crown for the longest stretch of uninterrupted economic growth is within sight for Australia. But it’s limping to the line as policy …

Bitcoin Pares Gains, Ethereum Adds To Losses

Bitcoin prices turned negative on Monday as investors appeared to take profit on an early session rally which saw the popular digital currency hit a …

Wal-Mart buys delivery logistics startup Parcel

Wal-Mart Stores said on Tuesday, it has acquired Parcel, a New York-based last-mile delivery startup, as the retailer seeks to better compete with e-commerce giant Amazon.com.<p>Parcel, a 24/7 operation that delivers packages the same-day, overnight and in scheduled two-hour windows, was bought for an …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

'Are You More Interesting than Average?' in 5 Questions

What makes people interesting? And can it be learned?<p>Being an interesting person who commands attention is not easy in this 4G world of advancing technologies and diminishing attention span. And being interesting is good. Interesting people can draw others in, captivate and inspire. They can lead, …

Howard Schultz

I'm a financial planner who sees even rich clients struggle with money — here's the advice I give them all

Some of our brightest, most affluent clients struggle with paying bills. It's not that they don't have enough money. It's that they don't have a workable system and sometimes miss a payment or have to dip into savings for a big bill.<p>We've investigated a number of systems from budgeting apps to …

Personal Finance