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What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience

Why are some people able to bounce back from adversity, while others never recover? This is a question that Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl …

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone who understands what motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same …

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Opinion: The blockchain economy is coming, with or without bitcoin

The rational price of bitcoin is an open question.<p>But with bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.87% futures now trading in CME US:BTCF8 and CBOE US:XBTF8 and a …

Bitcoin

Ripple: cryptocurrency enjoys end-of-year surge – but will it endure?

Ripple, also known as XRP, peaks at more than $100bn and surpasses Ethereum to become second most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin<p>If 2017 was the year of bitcoin, the pioneering cryptocurrency that neared $20,000 in December, will 2018 be the year of Ripple?<p>Related: From the future of bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency’s liquidity problem

It was only a week ago I wrote How do I know which cryptocurrencies will go up in value. It's not easy, and is a lot of work.<p>My personal view of …

The Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum’s Roadmap

Ethereum’s mission is to become a decentralized world computer that replaces server farms. Think of it as a single computer that the whole world can …

Forget Bitcoin, These Four Stocks Are Up More Than 1,000% in 2017

Bitcoin is all the rage, but there are also a handful of stocks that have equaled the digital currency’s gravity-defying surge this year.<p>Lesser-known …

The One Investment Warren Buffett Says Will Change Your Life (And It's Not A Stock)

In an essay celebrating Forbes’ 100-year anniversary, billionaire Warren Buffett says there is one investment that “supersedes” all others: Invest in yourself. “Address whatever you feel your weaknesses are, and do it now,” Buffett writes.<p>Buffett goes on to reveal his weakness — he was terrified of …

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There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

This Is What Could Pop the Bitcoin Bubble

Bitcoin and bubble have become virtually synonymous in the minds of many skeptics during this year’s breathtaking rally. While the digital currency …