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✈️📦🤑Overnight shipping: The nitty-gritty behind a modern marvel

You're reading the Quartz Obsession from June 20, 2018<p>Overnight shipping<p>Sign up for the Quartz Obsession<p>Our digression into the most fascinating corners of the global economy<p>Delivered every weekday afternoon<p>Sign me up<p>Stay updated about new Quartz products and events<p>Emails<p>Delivered every Monday …

Globalization

Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

Jeff Bezos

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Find your perfect type with the Tinder for fonts

Finding the right font, just like finding the right romantic partner, can be a long, frustrating process. Apps like Tinder have revolutionised how …

Typography

Ecuador sees surge of migrants from Venezuela | jp.reuters.com

Fears of border closings lead to a spike in migrants crossing the border from from the ravaged OPEC-member country.<p>▲ ストーリーを隠す<p>▶ ストーリーを表示する<p>Fears of border closings lead to a spike in migrants crossing the border from from the ravaged OPEC-member country.

Venezuela

With this simple strategy, 'You can't avoid becoming a millionaire'

Michael Taylor used to sell bonds for Goldman Sachs. Now he's focused his efforts on making young people understand the importance of investing early.<p>"We don't teach compound interest math in school," Taylor said. In his new book, <i>The Financial Rules for New College Graduates</i>, along with a YouTube …

Retirement

Can you read at superhuman speeds?

If we cut the time spent moving our eyes, we can read at much greater speeds. Give speed-reading a try yourself in this video.<p>Reading English has been the same for centuries – you start at the top of the page and work left to right, line by line. But what if that was all about to change?<p>The problem …

Smartwatches

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness

4 Companies Founded By Millennials That Are Making Millions On Amazon

In its 23-year ascent to global retail dominance, Amazon has become not just a sales channel for consumer brands, but a complete business model. The ability to quickly build a consumer brand that can reach hundreds of millions of customers while requiring virtually no warehousing is a winning …

eCommerce

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Make Money Online You May Not Have Thought Of

The internet was made for profit, not just just memes and political discourse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economy, most salaries just aren't enough to live on. People are getting paid less and less compared to the standard of living and rents are rising; …

Small Business

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Chronicles Of A 50+ Entrepreneur: Keep On Connecting

In the previous articles in this series I wrote about the beginnings of my company ‘Next For Me.’ From inspiration, collaborators, the law, broadcasting, money, conversion-ing and the company as a movement. Then a family emergency caught me off guard. We got introduced to just the right venture …

Los Angeles

In socialist Venezuela, the U.S. dollar becomes king

CARACAS, Venezuela — As hyperinflation spirals toward 1 million percent, Venezuelans are confronting a deepening crisis that is pulverizing their incomes and spreading hunger. Increasingly, the line between survival and starvation is determined not by having a job or an education, but something …

Venezuela

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

8 Best Web Design Portfolio Examples for Learning in 2018

Excellent design is integral for an effective web design portfolio. These 8 fresh online web design portfolio examples will provide you with …

Web Design

E-Commerce Bootcamp: The Complete Bundle | Mashable Shop

<b>Description</b><p>There's money to be made in e-commerce, but not all of us know how to properly market ourselves online. Whether you're starting a …

eCommerce

49 incredible public-space transformations captured by Google Street View

We are a society 'addicted to cars,' according to the four young founders of Urb-i.<p><i>Getty Images/Daniel Berehulak</i><p>Traffic halts in New Delhi, …

Urbanism

The 18 Best New Restaurants in America

<b>We all look for meaning</b> in life. As Eater’s national critic, I spend most of my life on the road; I seek out meaning in restaurants. I’m not just talking about why comfort food remains in fashion or how alligator pepper may be the next turmeric. I’m thinking about how restaurants reflect shifting …

San Antonio

4 Things the Parents of Successful Kids do Differently, According to Science

Here's what researchers say about how you can increase the chances of your kids doing well in life.<p>Every parent wants their kids to thrive, but if raising high-achieving kids was simple everyone would do it. Here's what science says about how you can help your children to succeed in life.<p>1. Let …

Project Managers & Scrum

Role of the Project Manager in ScrumThere is often confusion when organisations transition to an agile way of working, particularly with the mapping …

Walmart rolls out 3D virtual shopping experience

Walmart is introducing a new feature to its website’s digital shopping experience that was introduced four months ago.<p>It is a 3D virtual shopping tour that helps customers browse and choose items for their homes.<p>The new feature would enable customers to take a virtual tour of a curated apartment …

Business Planning: How To Craft Your Vision And Mission Statement

A rudderless ship is vulnerable to the strongest blowing wind. So too is your business if you’re focused only on the here and now, and your operation is perpetually reacting instead of proacting. Leading professionals know that looking forward drives growth.<p>Here, we’ll examine how to build a strong …

Business Planning

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

10 Zapier Automations Anyone Can Use in the Workplace

Looking for automation inspiration? Here are 10 easy Zaps you can set up that are sure to transform your workflow.<p>PCMag reviews products …

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

The best indoor home security camera you can buy

Security cameras get smart<p>Like so many gadgets of the past half-decade, security cameras have gotten smart. Typically, a smart home appliance just means you get a mobile app to tinker with settings, and maybe some light automation — perhaps an Alexa integration, if you’re lucky. But thanks to …

Home Security