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5 Documentaries That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

While books, articles, and workshops are all great places to gain knowledge and insight, sometimes you just need to sit back and watch something inspiring and informative on Netflix.<p>If you are anything like me, you're always looking for ways to become a better and more efficient entrepreneur. While …

Thought Leadership

3 Steps to Successful Thinking

“Watch your thoughts. They become words. Watch your words. They become deeds. Watch your deeds. They become habits. Watch your habits. They become character. Character is everything.”<p>This popular quote cannot be said any clearer: Who you are. What you have done. What you do. What you will do. Your …

Self-help

Steve Jobs Asked Himself One Question Every Day. You Should Too | Inc.com

<i>If today were the last day of your life, would you want to be doing what you're doing?</i><p>Every day of his working life, Steve Jobs looked in the mirror and asked himself that question, he told a Stanford graduating class in a justly famous speech. "Whenever the answer has been no for too many days in …

Motivation

Former United Utilities chief Philip Green to front RBS branch bid

The former chief executive of United Utilities, Philip Green, will front a bid backed by the Church of England to buy 315 branches from Royal Bank of Scotland.<p>Philip Green, the former boss of the water company, has been hired to lead the bid for the so-called ‘Project Rainbow’ branches, after John …

Five things Jeff Bezos should do to reinvent the sinking ship that is the Washington Post

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / George Kelly<p>There’s been a metric ton or so of digital ink spilled over Amazon (s amzn) CEO Jeff Bezos and …

Marketing Fail of the Day: “Matilda” Ad Team Is Looking for a Few Good Reviews

The letters <i>TK</i> are used in journalism and publishing to note that some item–a headline, say, or a chapter–is missing but on the way. It’s less confusing than putting in placeholder copy that could be mistaken for the real thing. Unfortunately, nobody told that to the team in charge of marketing the …

10 employment law changes not to dismiss this summer

Published: 07 Aug 2013<p>Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013<p>With so many changes to employment law due to take effect over the summer, it's hard to keep up. …

Employment Law

Changes to employment termination rules

“I think we should talk” – sometimes words employers dread to say.<p>Under new rules introduced by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, …

The Workplace

10 tips for better transport and entertainment spend

In the UK, average transaction amounts on rail, personal car and gas all rose more than five per cent, while average transaction amounts on airfare …

Inside Nike’s Redesign Of NFL Uniforms

With a visual redesign from Nike, the Jacksonville Jaguars join a growing list of sports teams that are trying on major uniform overhauls<p>Since buying the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars last year for $770 million, auto-parts billionaire Shahid Khan has been trying to revive one of the NFL’s worst teams. …

Toronto Blue Jays

20 fastest growing tourism businesses in the UK

Although it doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to weather, the UK remains a popular tourist destination. In fact, Travel and Tourism’s …

MixBit, The New App From YouTube’s Founders, Aims To Turn Everyone Into A Filmmaker

With YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen made publishing videos easy. Now they want to make it just as easy to create them.<p>When Google wanted to boost the quality of YouTube’s content, it gave out $5 million in grants to select creators. YouTube cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who sold the …

Audio-visual

5 Simple-But-Smart Apps To Make You Happier, Healthier, And More Productive (Really)

Close the Candy Crush Saga already, and open yourself to these dynamic downloads for tech-enhanced success at work.<p>While you may be deeply in love with (ahem, addicted to) the Candy Crush Saga app, don’t expect this popular download to make you happy any time soon. Sure, it might relieve a little …

Apps

Economy is getting back on track, but what about unemployment?

The last week has been awash with good economic news. The service sector, responsible for three quarters of the British economy, has grown its …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

Glow, A Fertility App Conceived By A Former Slide Exec, Is Powered By Data Instead Of Assumptions

Rather than tackling small problems like laundry, Glow, created by Google and PayPal veterans, aims to help parents discover their fertility window and become creators themselves.<p>When Mike Huang and his wife were having difficulties conceiving a child, they didn’t know where to turn. Infertility is …

Silicon Valley

Tesco unveils supermarket of the future

The chief executive of Tesco, Philip Clarke, says the retailer has “broken the mould” after unveiling its take on the supermarket of the future in Watford.<p>Tesco Extra in Watford, one of the biggest supermarkets in the UK, has been overhauled, with the store becoming the first to include a Giraffe …

Investing

Nate Silver: New York Times “should be turning a much larger profit than it does right now”

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Nate Silver, whose super popular politics blog FiveThirtyEight is leaving the New York Times (s NYT) and becoming a separate …

London Whale 'won't face charges over $6.2bn loss at JPMorgan'

Bruno Iksil, the “London Whale” trader at the centre of JPMorgan’s largest ever trading loss, will not face charges over the incident, according to reports.<p>It comes as the US bank is believed to be close to securing a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission to end the regulator’s …

Strut Gamifies Your Travels, Slowly Uncovers A Digital Map Of The World

Strut is an app that lets users compete over who travels more and better, and uncovers a map of the world in the process.<p>Some animals mark their territory with bodily functions, but humans usually just use Instagram. A new app, however, makes a game out of letting people know where you’ve …

Business news and markets: as it happened, August 9, 2013

Biggest exit from US Treasury bond funds on record as investors continue switching from bonds to equities in so-called "Great Rotation".<p><i>Latest</i><p><b>17.28</b> With that, we're closing up the liveblog for the night. Thanks for reading and commenting, and we'll be back early on Monday morning to bring you all …

Four Extreme Leadership Principles Of A Navy SEAL

Have you ever felt like making a comparison between entrepreneurship and extreme competitive sports? If so, you’re not the first. My team member Adam Torkildson drew my attention this week to someone he met through his interest in extreme fitness–Mark DeLisle, a former Navy SEAL and current fitness …

Infographic: The Greatest Security Breaches In Internet History

Hundreds of millions of people have lost their data to hackers, and it’s all big business’s fault.<p>Living Social gets hacked, and 50 million people have their name, address, and date of birth stolen. Credit-card information is safe, we’re assured, but it’s of little comfort. Plastic can be replaced. …

Social Security

Energy 'volcano to erupt' with 10 per cent price hikes

Millions of households are set to be hit with gas and electricity price hikes of as much as 10 per cent, it has been claimed.<p>Energyhelpline said the "volcano is about to erupt", claiming Britain's "Big Six" were all poised to up bills within the coming months.<p>Scottish & Southern Energy sparked a …

Ed Miliband

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

BlackBerry 'considers putting itself up for sale'

BlackBerry’s chief executive Thornsten Heins has spent the past 18 months reassuring investors that he could restore the smartphone maker to its former glory, but is now close to throwing in the towel.<p>The struggling Canadian company has grown so disheartened by the poor reception its latest devices …

Google rolls out digital textbooks, to buy and rent — but students should shop around

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Google (s GOOG) has launched a digital textbooks section of Books on Google Play in the U.S., as promised. The textbooks are …

Can This Surf Gear Prevent Shark Attacks?

An Australian team has tapped classic camo and a disguise tactic from World War I to keep today’s surfers safe.<p>It’s mid-Shark Week, and our collective post-Sharknado hangover is starting to pass. But it’s still summer, so there’s time for yet another toothy fish-themed bit of news: A company in …

Western Australia

In ebook case, Apple wants a stay, and DOJ argues publishers are conspiring again

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>In advance of a Friday afternoon conference where a federal judge, Apple (s AAPL) and the DOJ will meet to discuss Apple’s …

10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better

It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time.<p>Things are going pretty well in the office.<p>You’ve hit a good groove and the work is getting done. The workplace environment is even, amazingly, fun. …

Productivity