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7 Tips for Attracting a Following on Social Media | Inc.com

If you use social media and click around on the profiles of random individuals, you'll notice that the vast majority of users do not have thousands of people following their activities. But for anyone serious about using social media to build a personal brand, a strong following can be a …

HootSuite

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. …

If I Only Had a Brain: How AI ‘Thinks’

AI can beat humans in chess, Go, poker and Jeopardy. But what about emotional intelligence or street smarts?<p>Artificial intelligence has gotten pretty …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 10 Essential Keys to Mindful Living (Without Any BS)

Mindful living has a simple goal: Do more things mindfully. There’s nothing more to it.<p>But, just because something is simple doesn’t mean that it’s …

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Entrepreneurship

6 Reasons Smart People Fail | Inc.com

Most businesses are run by highly intelligent people, and when businesses fail, it's usually due to these smart leaders' boneheaded mistakes. Even when a product--or lack of one--is at the center of the spectacle, flawed thinking by very smart people is often what made things fall apart.<p>There are …

Leadership

How To Answer The Hardest Interview Question Of All

There are some world-class obnoxious interview questions floating around, questions like “What’s your greatest weakness?” and “Where do you see yourself in five years?”<p>As a long-time HR person I’m embarrassed on behalf of my HR and Recruiting colleagues who still stoop to ask these brainless, …

Employment

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive …

Kitesurfing

This Is Why Some People Just Never Get Stressed Out

A few weeks ago, we saw a very intriguing segment on <i>CBS This Morning</i>. After chatting about a recent study looking at the effects of stress on your …

A psychology professor shares a 4-part system that will help you accomplish your goals

But it turns out that fantasizing about the future can actually drain energy away from putting your goals into practice.<p>"The more positively people think and daydream about the future, the less effort they put into realizing that future," Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York …

Productivity

Want To Live A More Fulfilling Life? You Need To Understand This Concept First

<i>“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –</i> George Bernard Shaw<p>If you’ve ever asked someone for advice about life, …

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Self-improvement

IBM is working on a robot that takes care of elderly people who live alone

In conjunction with Rice University, IBM is developing a series of sensors that can someday live inside a robot interface to help senior citizens stay safe.<p>Susann Keohane, senior technologist at IBM Research, says the project addresses a growing need for technology that helps aging populations …

Robotics

Millennials may need to double how much they save for retirement

The projections are in and Wall Street analysts have pretty low expectations for how the stock market will perform this year.<p>A roundup of the figures shows that strategists project the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index will gain 4 percent on average in 2017 — the lowest expected annual gain for the …

Retirement

Get at the forefront of a cutting-edge tech field with this machine learning and AI training

How does a search engine know which pages have the data you’re looking for? How does a self-driving car not drive itself right into the ocean? Because it’s driven by machine learning technology — cutting edge tech you’ll understand with the Machine Learning and AI for Business Bundle.<p>Now over 90 …

How Emotion Over Pet Care Helps Explain Human Health Spending

In almost every year since the 1960s, health care spending has grown at least as fast as the overall economy, and often much faster. Health economists have long debated why.<p>Strange as it may sound, how we care for our pets offers some answers.<p>The pet care markets look a little like the market for …

Health Care

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit | Inc.com

If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things done on time unless you get started on time. Otherwise, your business and your career suffers, and you may never even see it …

Procrastination

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Productivity

15 Wise Buddhism Quotes That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

Life is tough sometimes. Whether it’s your job, relationships, your mental health, or your physical health, life has a way of presenting obstacles …

Here’s How to Use Your Roth IRA for Estate Planning | Investopedia

While you’ve probably heard plenty about the retirement planning benefits of a Roth IRA, you might not be familiar with the concept of Roth IRA …

The Cities With The Best Opportunities For Job Seekers This Year

As it is in real estate, landing your dream job is all about location, location, location.<p>Economists’ optimism about the most recent jobs report fell a bit short in December, when the U.S. economy gained 156,000 new jobs, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a little …

Top 10

7 Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017 | Inc.com

It's poised to be an exciting year in artificial intelligence. Last year, artificial intelligence deals topped a billion for the first time. The White House started publishing reports on AI and the economy. Samsung just announced a new $150 million fund for early-stage AI startups. Their recent …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding Impact Investing

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

What To Expect in 2017 From AMD, INTEL, NVIDIA, XILINX And Others For Machine Learning

Without a doubt, 2016 was an amazing year for Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). I have opined on the 5 things to watch in AI for 2017 in another article, however the potential dynamics during 2017 in processor and accelerator semiconductors that enable this market warrant …

Machine Learning
Language Learning

Can IBM’s Watson Do It All?

Big Blue’s artificial intelligence division is a sprawling effort to corner seemingly every market in AI.<p>From winning <i>Jeopardy</i> in 2011 to helping write a sad song last year, IBM’s Watson cognitive computing platform is all over popular culture. Press releases fly out about Watson producing a movie …

Artificial Intelligence