Micah McComb

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Understanding Your Social Currency Is the Key to Success

Knowing your value to the world, then increasing it, is the foundation to thriving as an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The way you value people, and the way people value you, isn’t perfectly measurable. However, we can see trends that occur between …

Entrepreneurship

The Schools That Graduate The Most Billion-Dollar Startup Founders

Stanford is the winner by a mile, with 51. Harvard comes in a distant second, with 37. The University of California with its 10 campuses, trails in third place with 17, and the Indian Institute of Technology, at 13, comes in fourth. Graduating from a top school is no guarantee that your startup …

College & University

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

All the knowledge in the world is worth nothing if you don't possess the self-discipline to use that knowledge. Only by applying what we know can we …

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

New Theory About Dark Energy Breaks Law of Conservation of Energy

Dark energy (not to be confused with dark matter) is the stuff that let’s scientists know the universe is expanding at an accelerated rate. Although …

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.<p>"I'm going to block you now." Those are the last words I heard from a person I was... seeing? Hanging out with? Dating? I don't even know. When we were together, we felt like a couple, complete …

Earth's Skies Are Violet, We Just See Them As Blue

Why is the sky blue? It’s a common question asked by children, and the simple answer is that blue light is scattered by our atmosphere more than red light, hence the blue sky. That’s basically true, but then why don’t we see a violet sky?<p>The blue sky we observe depends upon two factors: how …

Universe

Unbreakable Rules Everyone Should Follow in a Relationship

While we love to love love, it’s important to note that being in a committed relationship can be difficult, sometimes. One thing is for certain; romantic partnerships don’t come with a handbook. (Although we wish they did!) Don’t worry — that’s where we come in with our top relationship rules …