Lauren McNamara

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10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

What Really Makes You a Happy Person?

According to current popular ideas about the science of happiness, 10% of the variance in happiness in a given population is due to life …

Psychology

7 Ways to Get Happier in Less Than a Minute

Having a blah day? Try these super-quick mood boosters to get happy fast.<p>Some days go really well and some not so much. If your day is taking a turn for the worse and you need to stop the downward slide, you don’t want to add to the stress by eating up your valuable time. Sometimes you don’t really …

Happiness

7 psychological traps that can undermine your success

But when it comes to professional achievement, you can easily be your own worst enemy. By keeping quiet in meetings when you've got a different opinion or toiling over a project report past midnight, you may actually be acting against your own interest.<p>Here, we've listed seven ways people sabotage …

Books that all startup founders should read : startups

6 Incredible Entrepreneurs and Their Journeys to Success

These 6 revealing videos of Elon Musk, Angela Ahrends, Steve Jobs, Daymond John, Reid Hoffman, and Arianna Huffington will Inspire your entrepreneurial journey.<p><b>“Pessimists spend a lifetime waiting for perfection while finding imperfections in everything. Entrepreneurs commit to something imperfect</b> …

Motivation

3 Tips to Make Epic Change when it Seems Impossible

“This is just the way I am.”<p>Those seven words are the most dangerous words you can use to describe yourself.<p>I’ve been there. I used to struggle with …

CVS’s new digital innovation lab aims to engage local startups

CVS Health Corp. is expanding its already big footprint this week. On Monday, the drugstore behemoth said it would acquire Target’s 1,600 in-store …

Digital Health

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

Chris Sacca

Five-time Midas Lister Chris Sacca finally breaks into the top ten--and the billionaire ranks--thanks to his early bets on Twitter and Uber as well as a host of other startups such as Stripe, Twilio, Docker, Lookout and Automattic. His Lowercase Capital was also one of the first investors in …

What kind of strategic thinker are you?

<b>Leading with Strategic Thinking</b><p><i>By Aaron Olson and Keith Simerson</i><p><i>(Wiley, 291 pages, $36)</i><p>Much has been written about strategic planning. Much confusion persists.<p>Perhaps that is inevitable given how complicated strategic thinking is. From an academic perspective, strategic thinking is at the …