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12 incredible UNESCO sites you've probably never heard of

National Parks

Fill up your ebook reader with beautifully formatted free classics

I’ve long been meaning to get around to finally reading some classic must-read books by the likes of Jules Verne, HG Wells and Anton Chekov, and I’m glad that I’ve finally run out of excuses.<p>You’ve probably heard of Project Gutenberg, an incredible initiative that’s turned over 54,000 books whose …

22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can often be overwhelming, with no shortage of things to learn before you go. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What do you tip? More so than this service information, though, is a sense of cultural understanding that's hard to put your finger …

Books

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Why is the IMF concerned over the world’s fastest-growing major economy?

India is celebrating 25 years of economic liberalisation this month, but a recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests a sobering future.<p>Yesterday (July 24), IMF listed (pdf) the top challenges Asia’s third-largest economy faces—those that would “weigh on growth.” This report …

Economics

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

Customer-Tracking Technology Can Work Without Being Creepy

Smart tracking devices are proliferating rapidly. They are already in our theme parks, our homes, and our cars. And they are coming soon to more sophisticated domains, such as health care.<p>Much of the discussion about the Internet of Things has focused on the technology that makes it possible, but …

How will Artificial Intelligence Change our Economic Future?

Hear two leading thinkers (and dynamic speakers) discuss the age of artificial intelligence and robots. As we stand (or sit) on the cusp of …

Artificial Intelligence

Why 2015 Was a Breakthrough Year in Artificial Intelligence

After a half-decade of quiet breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, 2015 has been a landmark year. Computers are smarter and learning faster than …

Run to God, Not to the Bible

For Evangelicals, if you want to know what God has to say on any given topic or in any situation, you turn to the Bible. The Bible is the centerpiece of Protestant spiritual life- it is not only our highest authority, but for many, it is our only sacrament, the only place that Jesus Christ is …

Mattermark CEO Danielle Morrill’s Book Recommendations for Entrepreneurs

D<b>anielle Morrill</b> is the co-founder and CEO of Mattermark, a one-of-a-kind, insanely comprehensive database that rates private companies. She spends …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Why it pays to consolidate your apps

We’ve all been there. Between our emails systems, project management calendars, meeting calendars and chat software, we’re constantly running an obstacle course across multiple apps. What’s even more challenging is when teams grow and collaboration systems become more complex: all of a sudden, …

Project Management

14 Books That Inspired Steve Jobs

Why did Apple “think different?”<p>Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>“The reason that …

How Indian firms are trying to survive global slump in ad tech

As Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. continue to dominate digital advertising sales, Indian ad tech companies are betting on two diverging and unproven …

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Stuck on a Plane? Reading These Books Will Help Boost Your Business.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like most entrepreneurs, I spend a staggering percentage of my life on airplanes. While I’ll never enjoy the redeye from San Francisco to Boston, I do appreciate that being stuck on a plane allows me uninterrupted time to read. Reading …

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

TED Talks

‘Retargeting’ ads that follow you around the Web are incredibly effective

I started my career in radio – in a small town in south-eastern B.C. Having been born and raised in Vancouver, I was wholly unprepared for winter driving conditions. Frankly, I didn't realize there were different types of tires for different kinds of weather.<p>As the local on-air voice, I was asked …

Goldman Sachs: Online advertising is about to be 'fundamentally restructured' by Apple, Google, and Facebook

Goldman Sachs' analysts say in the report, which was emailed to clients, there are three main drivers behind the shift: The growth of mobile, user experience, and the rise of ad blocking.<p>What's most interesting about Goldman Sachs' "New Ads on the 'Block'" report isn't so much its findings on …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

State of disruption: 4 innovative companies shaping the future of traditional industries through tech

"Disruption" is a word thrown around a lot in the business and startup space today; every company aims to be the Uber or Airbnb of its respective …

What we learned from our first Instagram ad campaign

When Instagram first announced it was going to open its doors to all advertisers, my mobile marketing agency was extremely enthusiastic about the new mobile marketing platform that’s become available and went straight to work. Here’s what we learned from our first campaign on the social network.<p>Our …

Piecing Together the Tesla Strategy Puzzle

These days, Tesla is the darling of the automotive world. But many of its strategic moves — A factory in Nevada that will crank out many times more batteries than the company can use? Turning over its patents to competitors? — can still seem quixotic, if not self-destructive.<p>As a former owner of …

Websites know you're using ad-blockers, and they're coming for you

People are declaring war on pop-ups, commercials and advertising by installing ad-blocking software to keep commercials at bay as they browse the web.<p>…

6 Ways To Ask Smarter Questions Of Big Data

To drive more value out of your big data, you have to start with the right questions. Here are six strategies for improving the quality of the …

Big Data

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. YouTube is stepping up its war on ad blockers by forcing some</b> …

Advertising