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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

whurley Convergence Keynote at SXSW 2018 [Video]

<b>whurley,</b> founder and CEO of the startup Strangeworks, left the audience buzzing about the future of <b>quantum computing</b> and how it will forever change …

Quantum Computing

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

10 Things To Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life, if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

A New Study Reveals the 20 Factors That Predict Startup Failure: Do Any Apply to You?

Seventeen percent of startups studied cited the lack of a business model; 17 percent admitted their product wasn't good enough.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You already know that the majority of startups eventually fail. The pervading myth is that between 80 and 90 …

How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps | Inc.com

In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the reason why <i>multiple</i> income streams should be the norm.<p><i>"Everybody knows if you have</i> …

Business Strategy

Easter Eggs Hidden in Stranger Things Season Two

Looper takes a look at the easter eggs, hidden references, and things missed in season two of the popular Netflix television series, <i>Stranger …

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Entrepreneurship

From Prototype to Production: 3 Things You Must Do

There's no substitute for research. Your success depends on knowing what it costs to create your product and finding the best way to build it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating new hardware products is hard. No surprise there. Every step along the way has its own …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Managers? Here's the No. 1 Reason in a Short Sentence | Inc.com

If I were to sit down at a coffee shop with leadership gurus John C. Maxwell, Ken Blanchard, and Simon Sinek--who have collectively sold a gazillion best-selling leadership books--and ask them this question, do you know what they would tell me?<p><i>Gentlemen, give me the bottom line, once and for all:</i> …

Employment

Einstein's Riddle

This is Einstein's riddle: There are five houses of different colors next to each other on the same road. In each house lives a man of a different …

4 Ways to Know It's Time to Make the Leap and Start Your Own Business

Don't feel like the life you want is too far from reach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fifty-one percent of Americans are interested in being self-employed, however most don’t start their own business, largely out of fear of what would happen if they don’t succeed. I …

Being a CEO Can Cause Brain Damage, According to Scientists | Inc.com

I've interviewed probably a hundred CEOs and, with few exceptions, my observation has been "the bigger the company, the bigger the jerk." CEOs, especially in big companies, tend to be self-centered, clueless, overconfident and utterly convinced of their own genius.<p>I've always assumed that those …

CEOs

7 Big Myths About Success You Need to Ignore

Stop following your passion when it's leading you to a dead end.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a number of timeless universal principles that can guide you to success. They usually involve setting goals, being determined and having a clear vision.<p>And then …

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Startups

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant was …

Tesla

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them | Inc.com

I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 startups that meet with a venture capitalist, only two get funding. And for every funded startup, only one in 10,000 ends up being worth $1 billion.<p>One thing I learned in …

Startups

Think You're Too Old to Start a Business? This Is Why You're Wrong | Inc.com

Something's been bothering me more and more over the past couple of years. It's the notion that older entrepreneurs don't have the skills and talent to compete with those in their 20s. It's disappointing to me that the macrotechnology shift to a mobile and social media landscape has siphoned the …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads | Inc.com

A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a friend, with no real plan or path for growth, and now they have a highly profitable, $20 million dollar business.<p>The problem is, they …

Self-improvement

Whisky of the Week: Nikka Coffey Malt Japanese Whisky

This Japanese whisky uses Scottish barley in its malting…<p>This newest entry, <b>Nikka Coffey Malt Japanese Whisky</b> ($75), from the distillery founded in …

The Evolution of Computer Animated Human Faces in Movies

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

7 Truths About Success Millennial Entrepreneurs Just Don't Get

What it takes to succeed as a young founder in a manner that makes a difference and attracts people to your vision.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We millennials have a lot to learn when it comes to understanding success in business, and, perhaps, even in life. We shoot …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017

Things to skip: Times New Roman, an "objective" blurb, and a Hotmail address.<p><i>For MONEY’s 2018 version of what your resume should look like, click</i> …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Retirement planning, estate planning and investing: all struggles

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Today’s grim financial news: Americans, especially those nearing retirement, are …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Self-improvement