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10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share20<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 106<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

5 Daily Habits of 5 Incredibly Successful People

Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack Welch, Kirk Hammett, and Roger Penske all do at least one thing consistently--and have the results to show for it.<p>In the past months, I've been fortunate enough to meet and speak with some incredibly successful people; in this case, Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack …

2 Rarely Used Ingredients That Practically Guarantee Success

And Motivation Isn't One Of Them<p>I am often asked to come and speak or give seminars on Motivation at companies and Leadership Conferences, and the HR departments calling me are always a little bit stunned when I say "No!"<p>After a moment's silence, they say, "<i>But you're a leadership expert: you</i> …

Proof That Age Doesn’t Matter When it Comes to Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

You Can’t Understand China’s Slowdown Without Understanding Supply Chains

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>The last few weeks have brought news of turmoil in China, including currency devaluations, an economic slowdown, and a stock market plunge. Most economists, including those at the the IMF, think it is premature to talk about an economic crisis. While I agree, I nonetheless believe that the …

A farmer built his own 4G mast to fix rural broadband issues

Living in rural England, Richard Guy was a man with a problem. Like many located in similar areas, his "broadband" internet connection was pretty narrow, with download speeds below 1Mbps. While some isolated communities are grouping together to build their own municipal networks, Guy had another …

Telecoms

6 Chinese Proverbs Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur who is always seeking to grow and evolve professionally, I try to collect insightful quotes I can use to help manage my business.<p>Over the years, I've collected hundreds of passages. Yet one type always seems to stand out to me--Chinese proverbs. I find myself fascinated with …

Entrepreneurship

How to make money the startup way

From a college dropout to a $54 billion fortune — the incredible rags-to-riches story of Oracle founder Larry Ellison

Today, Forbes estimates Ellison's net worth at $54 billion, making him the third-richest person in the US.<p>Before he founded Oracle, the database software firm that made his fortune, Ellison grew up in a working-class Chicago family of Jewish immigrants.<p>"I was raised on the South Side of Chicago," …

The 6 Team Members Your Startup Needs to Be Successful | Inc.com

There is a troubling statistic that within 3 years, 92 percent of all startups fail. They fail because they don't have the right team.<p>Like with every startup, the company began with an idea. The idea stemmed from a problem the founders experienced themselves. As college students, they were …

How Compound Interest Is Making Your Life and Retirement Easier

NEW YORK (TheStreet) – There was a time when compound interest was all investors needed to put their money to work.<p>These days, compound interest …

Investing

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

3 Ways To Raise $$$ If You Don’t Know Mark Cuban | Inc.com

So here's the scenario: You've got a great idea--like, a really good idea. You're passionate about it and ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship like a boss, except one little thing seems to be standing in the way...<p>Money.<p>You need some green to fund your start-up, but unfortunately Mark …

3 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

It’s tough out there for aspiring entrepreneurs. You have to take the right risks and make the right sacrifices for long-term success.<p>One of the smartest things an aspiring entrepreneur can do is learn from other successful entrepreneurs who are a few to several steps ahead in realizing their goals …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

Noise pollution is making us oblivious to the sound of nature, says researcher

The tranquil chorus of the natural world is in danger of being lost to today’s generation as people screen out the noises that surround them, a senior US researcher warns.<p>Rising levels of background noise in some areas threaten to make people oblivious to the uplifting sounds of birdsong, trickling …

National Parks

Valve is letting money spoil the fun of Dota 2

The free-to-play game now has a pay-to-win element<p>By this point, <i>Dota 2</i> should need no introduction. Valve’s most popular game now attracts 10 million players every month, and this past weekend it became the first Steam title to surpass the milestone of having over a million concurrent users. Just …

Chinese New Year

What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Review Part 1 -- The New 1080p Champion

<i>UPDATE: Part 2 of this review is now live, addressing 1440p benchmarks and 2-way SLI.</i><p>Nvidia recently launched its newest member of the Maxwell family, and Team Green is targeting the majority of 1080p gamers with the GTX 960 graphics card. Nvidia defines the GTX 960 as the “sweet spot GPU,” but …

Computer Hardware

Why Every Man Should Have Hobbies | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: In yesterday’s Churchill School of Adulthood lesson, we offered examples from Winston’s life as to how he embodied artist</i> <i>Constantin Brancuși</i><i>’s</i> …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

5 Things The Richest Man In Asia, Li Ka-Shings, Wants Young Entrepreneurs To Know

The richest man in Asia built his fortune on a few basic principles that any young entrepreneur can take to heart.

Entrepreneurship

Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms. May you surrender to the ecstasy of pure being and the …

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Nude Celebrity Leaked Photos!

On August 31, 2014, 16 high profile celebrities had their private photos posted publicly on websites like 4chan and reddit, an event now known as the …

Infographic: Who is Using TOR and the Deep Web?

Late last week, Facebook announced that its platform could be accessed through TOR which provides an anonymous or secure surfing opportunity for …