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33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Take a Ride in the First Airplane That Anyone Can Fly

Aircraft startup Icon has begun selling the A5, its eight-years-in-the-making amphibious sports plane.<p>After almost a decade of anticipation, research and development, rigorous test flights, and $100 million in costs, Icon Aircraft, a consumer plane manufacturer based in Vacaville, California, has …

planes

How To Stop Procrastinating And (Finally) Start Looking For A Job

You know it’s time to move on. You don’t feel challenged in your current position, you dread coming to work every day, you’re ready for more responsibility, and you’ve read a thousand “Should You Quit Your Job?” articles—and the answer is always a resounding “yes.”<p>And yet, you stay.<p>Sure, you’d love …

The Secret History Of Black Baseball Players In Japan

In the fall of 1936, a 24-year-old black baseball player from rural Louisiana stepped off a boat in Tokyo. His name was James Bonner. An ace pitcher with a vicious submarine pitch, Bonner, according to Japanese newspapers breathlessly heralding his arrival, once threw 22 strikeouts in a single game …

Why Middle-Class Rhetoric Makes for Great Politics but Terrible Policy

Every 2016 presidential candidate, from Ted Cruz to Hillary Clinton, agrees on one thing: the need to help the middle class. Here’s why that’s not necessarily a good thing.<p>In 1984 the governor of New York was Mario Cuomo, father of the current governor. The elder Cuomo, who died on New Year’s Day …

Entrepreneur Summer Reading List

This summer reading list for tech entrepreneurs will bring you up to speed with the hottest new ideas and trends and reintroduce you to a few …

See All The Satellites And Space Junk Circling Earth In Real-Time

Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison<p>From down here on the ground, space looks like a pristine void. But Earth's orbit is actually crowded with a ton of stuff, from human-made satellites to many smaller pieces of debris whirling around at dangerously high speeds, as the film <i>Gravity</i> …

8 Invaluable Online Classes for Entrepreneurs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have to continually expand your knowledge to succeed as an entrepreneur. Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online course. While there are …

Entrepreneurship

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Peter Thiel

Why learning to code can help you land any job

Learning to code has lots of benefits. Aside from the obvious (like being able to build websites and web applications), coding skills can make you …

How a 25-year-old dev made 600 apps without being able to code

John Hayward-Mayhew is one of the most prolific iOS developers ever to peddle a blackjack game. Over the past four years, the 25-year-old entrepreneur flooded the App Store with an astonishing 600 separate apps — everything from endless runners such as <i>Dangerous Caveman Bum Runner</i> to dentistry games …

Olympus Air is a lens camera that pairs with your smartphone

We knew it was coming, but it's finally here. Not to be outdone by Sony, Olympus revealed last year, during Photokina 2014, that it was working on a lens camera of its own. And now we're starting to learn more about it. Meet the Olympus Air, the company's first attempt at this type of remote …

The Smart Way to Start a Successful Company While Keeping Your Job

Moonlighting isn't your only option.<p>Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough …

Intellectual Property

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the February 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Even business intelligence firms can learn a thing or two about doing business in the digital era. Just ask Bowman & Partners, a Roanoke, Texas-based …

Small Business

The Importance of Mentors, And Where To Find Them

<b>Why Mentors Matter?</b><p>Mentors or business coaches are one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur should tap into. The idea of launching a business should no longer be a scary or daunting experience, riddled with unknowns. It should be a collaborative experience accumulating the learnings of …

Top prospects for every MLB team

I've ranked every farm system, as well as the top 100 MLB prospects for 2015. Now it's time for each team's top 10 prospects, but I've also added:<p>•</b> …

Baseball

The Ikea For Entrepreneurs: 1,000+ Handpicked Apps To Help Build Your Business Overnight

This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable tax breaks, state of the art facilities, enthusiastic government support and an increasingly …

Entrepreneurship

'Tinder For Fashion' App Grabble Targets 1M Users As E-Commerce Moves To Mobile

Last year London attracted £1.4 billion of investment into new tech start-ups, ten times more than just a decade ago. Conditions look set fair for the sector to continue growing into the New Year, and there are a number of companies positioning themselves as the ones to watch in 2015. This week …

There's A New Way To Land A Job In Tech: The Collegiate 'Hackathon'

But the project he made in those 36 hours was enough to land him a summer job.<p>Working with three other students, Wissmann and his team created an app that chose the safest walking route on Google Maps by evaluating crime history in the area.<p>"It was absolutely terrible compared to anything I'd make …

77 Most Important Questions and Answers on Starting a Business

• 117shares<p>This is probably one of the biggest collection of questions and answers on starting a business, originally shared on Quora by James Altucher …

Tech.Co Top Stories of the Week: 60 Free Computer Science College Courses to Take Online, 7 Best Goal-Setting Apps, 15 Time Wasters to Avoid to Be More Successful

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. …

Goal Setting

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

Questions to ask before starting a business in 2015

Ready to launch your own business in 2015? You're not alone: Each year at CorpNet we see an uptick of new businesses formed in January. The New Year …

Awesome CS Courses

Introduction<p>There is a lot of<p>hiddentreasure lying within university pages scattered across the internet. This list is an attempt to bring to light …

Machine Learning

So you wanna be a data scientist? A guide to 2015's hottest profession

Are you good at math? Like, <i>really</i> good at math? Do you also know Python and, oh yeah, have deep knowledge of a particular industry?<p>On the off chance …

Why Startup Founders Are Getting Rich Earlier Than Ever

Fighting over a limited pool of high-potential companies, investors are letting entrepreneurs pocket loads of cash before their businesses are even proven.<p>Venture Capitalists used to invest in startups so founders could build businesses. And if those businesses became successful, <i>then</i> the founders …

Startups

4 Mental Skills Every Business Leader Needs

Do you have the right smarts to make your company a success?<p>It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff, a management consultant and author of</i> …

Small Business

8 Books That Will Help Any Technical Entrepreneur

These books help bring certainty to chaos.<p>As serial technical entrepreneurs, Laura Smoliar and Ted Hou have had plenty of occasions to figure out what they don't know. One way to fill the gaps: Good books. At a talk earlier this month hosted by Columbia Startup Lab, the duo presented their list of …

Entrepreneurship

Ukraine Wants To Join NATO And Fight Russia: U.S. Must Say No And Make Alliance An Issue of Security, Not Charity

The Ukrainian parliament has repealed the law barring participation in NATO. As a sovereign state Kiev is entitled to ask to join the transatlantic alliance. The U.S. has an equal right, even duty, to answer no.<p>Throughout most of its young life Ukraine has looked both east and west. People wanted …