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Hate practicing? This brain hack could help you improve memory and learn faster.

Most tasks get easier with repetition. Whether it’s wrangling data in Excel, public speaking or cramming facts for a big meeting, any sort of tricky …

The Brain

Studies Show Employees Don't Respect a 'Cool' Boss, They Want These Types of Bosses Instead

Trying to be besties with everyone won't win office politics.<p>In the early days of running my business, I remember trying to be everyone's buddy. I wanted to be a cool boss and create a fun place to work. Ultimately, my efforts backfired: every time something went wrong, it was near impossible to …

Leadership

3 Things You Must Know Before You Start Your Etsy Business

Etsy isn't for everyone, and these three guidelines will help you determine if you could be a success on Etsy.<p>4 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Staff at Entrepreneur Media Inc. and Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Start Your Own Etsy Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | …

Small Business

Don’t Have Kids Until You’ve Hit These Money Milestones

Updated March 20, 2018<p>Raising children comes with a price tag — a hefty one. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates the average cost of raising …

Best Web Hosting Services for Your Online Business

Updated April 24, 2018<p>It seems like everybody has a website these days. And why not? The low price of web hosting — both initial and ongoing costs — …

Web Hosting

3 Completely Avoidable Mistakes Second-Time Entrepreneurs Always Make | Inc.com

<i>What's the most common mistake second-time entrepreneurs make? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><i>What's the most common mistake second-time</i> …

Entrepreneurship

A woman who left her $500,000-a-year job to work for herself says too many entrepreneurs make a huge mistake before they even start

In a Facebook Live interview, the author of "What If It Does Work Out?" told Business Insider that a side hustle — a business you build and pursue outside of your day job — is the perfect way to dip your toe into entrepreneurship.<p>But do you get started, we asked her, if you don't have an idea?<p>"This …

Here's how to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a beat

So you've decided to dump Facebook.<p>But you're worried. Worried about missing out, struggling to stay connected, or getting left behind by the almost …

How America’s two tech hubs are converging

WOULD your region care to be the next Silicon Valley? In most of the world’s technology hubs, local leaders scramble to say “yes”. But ask the …

Silicon Valley

A Stanford engineer is making stretchable, flexible skin that's straight out of Westworld

"I decided it was time to start helping people," Bao, a chemical engineering professor at Stanford, tells Business Insider.<p>Bao's 17-member Stanford team is developing is flexible, stretchable skin that can sense touch and temperature. In those ways, it's a lot like the stuff that sheathes the …

7 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job or You're Screwed

Leaving your job to become your own boss without going broke requires setting the groundwork just right. Few people do.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The prospect of quitting your job and becoming your boss is both liberating and scary as hell. But, instead …

Entrepreneurship

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

Employment

6 iPhone Apps That Are Totally Worth The Money

The best things in life aren't always free. While there are myriad iPhone apps that won't cost you a cent and can transform your life for the better, …

Meet Coople: The 'gig-economy' app that's like Uber for short-term staffing

Apps like Uber, Deliveroo, and Airbnb have, from a user's point of view, changed the way we travel, eat, and sleep.<p>But they are also changing the way people work. For the estimated 5 million UK workers employed through such platforms, gone is the security associated with fixed terms of employment, …

Here’s How To Get a Job That Doesn’t Exist Yet

It’s almost impossible to anticipate which jobs will thrive in years to come. The parents of today’s shared data experts and search engine evaluators …

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

The 35 coolest CEOs in Silicon Valley right now

Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people in tech who have made a difference in the past year, and it's ripe with outstanding CEOs.<p>These chief executives have developed game-changing ideas, raised billions in funding, and led their companies …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

12 markets Apple could reinvent in the next decade

Credit: The Next Web<p>Known for its radical product reinvention, Apple has changed the way the world uses their mobile phones. So what’s next for the tech giant?<p>After Apple‘s recent milestone, I posed the following question to a panel of business owners from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC):<p>What do …

Silicon Valley marketing tech firm offers free office space to women and minority entrepreneurs

Traction Labs, a San Francisco-based marketing technology company, and Girls in Tech, a global nonprofit focused on empowering women in technology, today announced a program that offers free office space to female and minority entrepreneurs who want to be at the center of the technology …

Giphy’s Alex Chung hints at potential ways to turn innocent GIFs into revenue streams

Giphy co-founder and CEO Alex Chung talked about Giphy’s current state at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. Giphy serves over a billion GIFs a day and has raised around $75 million. And yet, the startup doesn’t generate any money for now. But it doesn’t mean Giphy isn’t already thinking about it.<p>“We’re still …

Tax Software Companies Push IRS Free-Filing Bill

Consumer advocates have privacy concerns<p>Just in time for Tax Day, House lawmakers this week will unveil a plan that would make permanent an Internal …

BMW launches ReachNow car-sharing -- not ride-sharing -- service in Seattle

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Carsharing

9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

GOLDMAN SACHS: The 'mantra' in Silicon Valley has changed

Many tech startups that have reached the coveted billion-dollar "unicorn" status are now struggling to raise capital as investors worry about valuations.<p>Industry folks are expecting to see "blood in the water" and "dead unicorns" in 2016.<p>But Goldman Sachs COO and President Gary Cohn thinks this …

The Pirate Bay now lets you stream torrents from your browser

With the help of the Torrents Time plugin<p>The best-known torrent site in the world now streams pirated content too. The Pirate Bay has added support for Torrents Time, a plugin that lets users stream torrents directly inside their browser. There's no need to download the torrent itself, or a …