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This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

What Winding Tree's ICO And Its Blockchain-Based Technology Mean To The Travel Industry

The Internet was supposed to disrupt the middlemen. Yes, it created some peer-to-peer technology and services.<p>However, middlemen are doing better than ever. Uber and Airbnb, with their lack of hard assets, are quintessential middlemen.<p>In the travel world, Expedia, Priceline, Kayak, and Booking.com …

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10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

Organize Your Workspace for Improved Mental Health

One way to alleviate stress and improve your mental health at work is to work from a clean and organized workspace.<p>Each employee probably prefers his or her own style of organized workspace, but here are a few cleaning tips to get you started:<p><i>Start with sanitation.</i> Wipe down and disinfect desk …

Manpower's CEO just gave us an awesome solution to the 'robots taking human jobs' conundrum

Over 2,500 of the world's most powerful people have talked about the risks and opportunities surrounding "The Fourth Industrial Revolution" this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.<p>The biggest risk that has been pointed out time and time again when Business Insider spoke to the …

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

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Why Creative Geniuses Are Often Neurotic

Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravity, built telescopes and delved into mathematical theories. He was also prone to bouts of depression and …

Billionaire Says Smarter Tech Will Destroy Jobs At a Record Clip

Jeff Greene is worried—very worried—about the negative impact smarter technology is having on carbon-based life forms. That means you and me.<p>Greene, …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

The biggest difference between rich people and everyone else isn't how much money they have

Yet, so many of us fail to accumulate wealth simply because of our doubts and fears.<p>"<b>The primary difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they manage fear,</b>" writes Kiyosaki, who grew up observing two father figures: "poor dad" — his real father who died with bills to pay — and …

The videogame that teaches business strategy better than professors

I’ve spent most of my career as a teacher. I think of education as a holy calling. Yet I now find myself in the uncomfortable position of championing computer games that will put teachers out of jobs.<p>Videogames have already been used successfully to teach elementary-school students basic math …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Side job helps chop 25-year payoff plan to 6 months

Shares 0<p><i>This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle.</i><p>What do you do when you want to pay off your debt but you calculate it will take 25 years to do …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

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12 things to teach your kids about money before age 12

Although some financial topics might seem challenging, you might be surprised what your children can absorb.<p>From about age five, children can understand saving and spending, and as they get older they can learn more about budgeting and even investing.<p>To give you some examples, here are 12 money …

5 Ways to Make Every Moment a Content Opportunity

Interesting and relevant topic ideas don’t always need to come from a team brainstorming meeting, a mind-mapping exercise, or a focused research …

Make Yourself or Your Team More Creative in Just 15 Minutes | Inc.com

Manicures, groceries, lunch. On-demand services have shrunk our expectation for delivery of the things we desire to 15 minutes or less. Any longer and we're checking our watches and grousing about the service these days.<p>But what if you could get something more abstract--a quick hit of creative …

Not to Miss: 10 Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Using apps for productivity is a no-brainer for those who have a lot on their plate, but figuring out which apps are best and which apps work together well is really the question. There are tons of mobile apps available, but there is such a thing as using too many, and some work better than others …

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," and highlighted some of the most …

Would You Give Up $11M For A Better Workplace Culture? The NBA's David West Just Did

Yesterday, David West, formerly of the Indiana Pacers, agreed to terms with the San Antonio Spurs for a modest $1.5 million payday to join the team for the 2015 – 2016 season. To do this, he turned down a $12.6 million option from the Pacers to become a free agent. Yes, West passed on $11 million …

The future of travel? A tube called Hyperloop | Reuters

When asked to imagine the future of transportation, most might draw a car of the future, perhaps solar powered and autonomously driven.<p>For a select few the way we’ll move ourselves across the world tomorrow is in a steel tube at speeds of almost 800mph.<p>This was originally the brainchild of …

The Business Skill That Will Give You a 100x Advantage | Inc.com

Sometimes I wonder, "How would my life as an entrepreneur be different if I had learned sales at 16 years old instead of at 26?"<p>Before learning how to do a proper sales call, I earned in the low $10,000s per year for 10 years. After learning it, my business grew to $1 million in revenue within two …

Five Leadership Characteristics That Entrepreneurs Need

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In my role as Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, heading up the institution’s MBA program and with a keen research …

How I Managed to Out-Learn the Competition

In my family, people read a lot. While my mother reads fiction (mostly thrillers), my father reads business books (lots of them).<p>Growing up, I was …

5 Office Design Strategies That Will Make Employees Happier

How an aesthetically-pleasing office environment can help raise employee morale.<p>If I told you that a software engineer and salesperson need the exact same skills and tools to accomplish their job, you would call me crazy. Yet, when we take a software engineer and salesperson, stick them in the …

5 Steps to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Start Following Your Passion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you feel like you're just spinning your wheels at your current job? Have you been waiting for the chance to cut loose and start your own business or go freelance? You're certainly not alone. There are hundreds of people who decided to …

How This Showering Trick Can Make You More Energized for the Workday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll spend about 4,000 hours of your adult life showering -- possibly more time than you spend reading, exercising or watching TV -- but chances are, you’ve been doing it wrong.<p>If you take a morning shower, you probably think it …