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20 Inspirational And Useful Business Books To Read in 2016

Personally, I enjoy reading books, especially when I know I can recommend them in the future, in place of long explanations on a topic. For example, …

Small Business

7 quotes from Elon Musk that will inspire you to think out of the box (INFOGRAPHIC)

Many call him the new Steve Jobs. His product launches set off the same frenzy. He’s the new cool out to make a dent in the universe.<p>From forming and …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

50 things you should be doing without thinking if you want to be an entrepreneur

Instead, the best lessons come from experience, and only by adopting beneficial habits on a daily basis can you gradually attain the excellent leadership, decision-making, and adaptability necessary to assure your success as a startup founder.<p>Those lessons? To get you started, here are 50 of the …

A quick rundown of everything we know (and often forget) about the economy

The financial crisis taught economists some hard lessons. But over the last 250 or so years economists have learned a few things that still hold up.<p><b>1. Markets aren’t perfect, but they’re the best we’ve got</b><p>Indulge me a useful over simplification: the goal of economics is to determine what’s the best …

Economics

“One Simple Idea” Teaches You to Turn Dreams into Profit

“One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work”, teaches everyday people how to leverage their ideas …

Small Business

Why I Don’t Regret Quitting My Job to Run a Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Top 15 Apps To Make Your Life Easier Every Day

2015 was a year of huge advances in the world of apps. They’ve gone from a “fun” addition to a smartphone to being a useful, necessary and even revolutionary way of doing business, among other things. According to Apple, at the start of 2015, there were 1.4 million apps available for download and …

Apps

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

How I Drove 28k Views And Ranked On Page 1 In 30 Days Without Spending A Dollar

Back in October, I started working at Driftt and was given one job from the founders: build us an audience.<p>I was so pumped to be part of a team that …

14 entrepreneurs share their secret tips to success

Entrepreneurship

Move Over, Graphene: Borophene Could Be the Strongest Material Ever

Graphene is the best-known two-dimensional material, with its atom-thick layers proving plenty of fascinating material properties. But now a team of …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

The Latest Science on Protein and Muscle Building

Those protein guidelines you’ve been following? Throw them on the scrap heap along with the PalmPilots, VHS tapes, and Ashton Kutcher trucker hats. …

Nutrition

Self-improvement platform Mazlo raises $10M to help people ‘reach their potential’

Would you like to eat healthier? Be smarter about how you save money? Feel more confident about public speaking?<p>Mazlo is a company that wants to help.<p>…

The Four Trends That Will Change The Way We Work By 2021

Hint: The rise of the gig economy is only the start of what’s coming.<p>In some ways, 2015 was the year of the gig economy, with the scale and diversity of the freelance workforce not just expanding, but attracting more mainstream notice as well. By our own recent estimates here at Upwork, some 54 …

It’s raining funds

<i>A comprehensive look into the startup funding scenario till date.</i><p>Besides impressing girls, contemporary entrepreneurs have several <i>serious and</i> …

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

30 Best Productivity Apps In The Market For Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is probably the toughest decision of your life. From traveling to networking to accounting, you are thrust into doing things …

How to move forward when you have too many ideas

True entrepreneurs have an uncanny knack for seeing opportunity in everyday circumstances. What to some people, is merely a frustration — for instance, the absence of an app to handle some desired tracking function — is a clear source of inspiration for the entrepreneurially-minded.<p>But seeing …

Customer Service

Establishing credibility when you’re a young entrepreneur

Getting a business off the ground is hard and often feels like one obstacle after another. You need a compelling idea. You need funding. You need customers. You need to learn how to market – the list of things you need is endless, but perhaps the most critical thing you will need is people to take …

Entrepreneurship

All of the crazy things that happen when you live on the most expensive spacecraft ever designed by humankind

It's called the International Space Station (ISS), and a rotating astronaut crew has occupied it since 2000. The work of those astronauts has yielded some incredible scientific insights.<p>Astronaut is not a profession where you get to go home at the end of the day though. One ticket from Earth to the …

$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

Startups

Elon Musk Knows His Life Makes The Average Mortal's Head Spin

"It certainly does end up being a lot. I wake up and I'm like, where am I?"<p>NEW YORK -- Elon Musk is a busy man, and he knows it.<p>At a Friday event announcing super-efficient rooftop solar panels, the SolarCity chairman, who also serves as chief executive of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, conceded …

Tesla