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5 Pieces Of Advice I Would Give My 20-Year-Old Self

Apply these simple steps to get a jumpstart in life and your career.<p>I don't know many people that look back at themselves at 20 and think, "Yep, I had it all together!" Whether you were in school or working, you can probably think of a few things you'd have done differently at that age.<p>Personally, …

Your fear of looking stupid is making you look stupid

According to psychological research, the greatest emotional need is security.<p>Who doesn’t want to be liked?<p>Yet, trying to be liked and living in …

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Trouble for big tech as consumers sour on Amazon, Facebook and co

Trump is going after Amazon; Congress is after Facebook; Google is too big, and Apple is short of new products. Is it any surprise that sentiment toward the tech industry giants is turning sour? The consequences of such a readjustment, however, may be dire.<p>Trump lashes out at Amazon and sends …

Stock Markets

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

Software doesn’t always end up being the productivity panacea that it promises to be. As its victims know all too well, “death by PowerPoint,” the poor use of the presentation software, sucks the life and energy out of far too many meetings. And audit after enterprise audit reveals spreadsheets …

The future of FinTech is racist, according to this anonymous data scientist

<i>This is an excerpt from a long interview between an anonymous data scientist and</i> Logic Magazine <i>about AI, deep learning, FinTech, and the future, conducted in November 2016.</i><p><b>LOGIC:</b> <b>One hears a lot about algorithmic finance and things like</b> robo<b>-advisers. And I’m wondering, is it over-hyped?</b><p><b>DATA</b> …

To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think About It

A wonderful <i>New York Times</i> article from 2007 recounted the 20th annual “Operator’s Challenge” — aka the “Sludge Olympics” — a competition for New York sewage treatment workers. The participants compete to show skill in their work, and often do so with great passion. Emily Lloyd, the commissioner of …

New York City

Here's What 18 Top Executives Say Will Happen in 2018 | Inc.com

Predicting the future is hardly a precise science, but it's possible to identify macro trends by paying close attention to what's happening in an industry. Here's what a handful of entrepreneurs, founders and executives see coming in 2018.<p>1. 2018 will be the year of the voice user interface …

Financial Services

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

21 Best Books of 2018 - New Books to Read in 2018

1 <i>Brass</i> by Xhenet Aliu (January 23)<p>Courtesy<p>This debut novel about immigrants drawn to a Connecticut brass town is garnering buzz. Four generations on, …

“ISIS 3.0”: How Silicon Valley Gave Rise to the Next Generation of Terror

The digital battlefield is the least understood component of our ever-changing, 16-year war on terror—and, perhaps, the most dangerous.<p>In a video that has now been deleted from YouTube, a camera pans across a desert skyline before alighting upon a young man in the familiar regalia of the modern …

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize | Inc.com

Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the moment I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile habits from practices that don't contribute long-term …

Happiness

What to Expect in the Internet of Things Industry in 2017 (So You Can Get Ahead) | Inc.com

Since the creation of the first web page, the connected world has been constantly changing at a rapid pace, speeding its way through Web 2.0 and propelling us into the future. That future is now. The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking shape, and it's ushering in the third major evolution of the …

Internet of Things