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58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

Small Business

For 30 years I’ve seen startups make these same 5 mistakes. Here’s how to fix them.

by David Ansley<p>One of the young executives I mentor recently asked me whether there were any glaring mistakes he should avoid when launching his …

Millennial entrepreneurs may be delusional, new study finds

With little or no regard for business planning and inflated growth ambitions, the under-35s display a worrying lack of common sense<p>Young entrepreneurs may be twice as ambitious as their older counterparts about the growth potential of their businesses, and four times as likely to hire staff, but …

Entrepreneurship

12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?

In 12 of 16 past cases in which a rising power has confronted a ruling power, the result has been bloodshed.<p>When Barack Obama meets this week with Xi Jinping during the Chinese president’s first state visit to America, one item probably won’t be on their agenda: the possibility that the United …

Geopolitics

9 all-purpose, super-easy online Web builders let you tell a story or sell your stuff

With all the Facebooking, Tumblring and tweeting, it’s a wonder personal Websites still get built at all. For most people, short bursts of communication with friends and family seem to be enough to satisfy most common messaging impulses.<p>Nonetheless, business and personal Websites are still going …

How Nairobi Got Its Ad-Hoc Bus System on Google Maps

Painted with the faces of celebrities like Bob Marley and Tupac Shakur, and furnished with disco balls that lurch and twinkle as they weave through …

Smart Cities

Amazon’s 24/7 Hell Is the Future of Work

Working at Amazon may be "bruising," but so is working everywhere else.<p>Working at Amazon may be hell, but so is working everywhere else. Or at least it will be soon. The blockbuster <i>New York Times</i> report documenting Amazon's "bruising" white collar culture is a fine piece of labor reporting, yet its …

Amazon Only Perfected What American Work Culture Created | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on the Huffington Post.</i><p>Nasty, brutish and short. The Amazon workplace, as depicted in this weekend’s damning New York Times front page story, is apparently a Hobbesian world where over-achieving employees work 24/7 for bosses who demand slavish devotion at the expense of …

9 Money Habits to Master Before Your 30's

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>You know how the saying goes: Bad habits are hard to break. But sometimes it's even harder to create good habits -- especially good money habits.<p>Roughly one in three millennials surveyed by Bank of America and USA Today <i></i>said their parents did not teach them good …

How to turn your Windows 10 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot

Have you ever wanted to share your wired Internet connection with the rest of your devices? With Windows 10 and a free app, the process is fairly …

Wi-Fi

Why Amazon's incredibly demanding workplace isn't killing worker productivity

The recent <i>New York Times</i> story on Amazon’s workplace has sent ripples across the media landscape because of its bombshell anecdotes—”Nearly every …

Amazon executive says the company 'used to burn a lot of people into the ground' but not any more

"Workers are encouraged to tear apart one another's ideas in meetings, toil long and late (emails arrive past midnight, followed by text messages asking why they were not answered), and held to standards that the company boasts are 'unreasonably high,'" Kantor and Streitfeld wrote.<p>Ciubotariu, who …

Bezos says Amazon's drones will be as common as mail trucks

Technically Incorrect: Amazon's CEO says he doesn't measure drone delivery's arrival in months. He does say, though, that he expects the service to be ubiquitous.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I wonder what proportion of the world is …

Jeff Bezos

Don't Try This At Home: Why Amazon's Culture Isn't Right For Your Business

If you haven’t already read The New York Time’s fantastic article on the culture and management practices of Amazon, you should. The piece sheds new light on how Amazon pushes its corporate employees to conform to the company’s vision of productivity through a combination of cultural reinforcement …

Leadership

Amazon staffer defends his company against New York Times

Amazon was hit hard by <i>The New York Times</i> this Saturday, with the publication of a highly critical piece depicting the e-commerce giant as a brutal …

- The Globe and Mail

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

10 Dropbox Alternatives for Small Business Storage Needs

The amount of data we process today, and the amount of data that every personal Home based user possesses today is 5 times better than the amount of …