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3 books to help you stop procrastinating

This is my favourite . The first thing I did after I woke up was to check my phone. After reading this book I was able to break that habit into …

Procrastination

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

“One Simple Idea” Teaches You to Turn Dreams into Profit

“One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work”, teaches everyday people how to leverage their ideas …

Tim Ferriss

These Are the Best Sunny Cities to Visit This Winter

1. San Juan, P.R.<p>Readers don’t underestimate the value of sunshine and stellar deals. The capital of Puerto Rico gets high marks for being …

Quantum computing explained

Computers have been working in a similar fashion for the past 80 years. But that could be about to change.

a16z Podcast: Quantum Computing - with Ilyas Khan

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Quantum Computing

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

This new book on startups tells you how to build the next Uber for X

Uber for X, Airbnb for Y, Facebook for Z. These business models of the internet age have become all too familiar. But do we really understand what …

Have You Figured Out How Much Money You Need For Retirement Yet?

Have you figured out how much money you need for retirement yet? If you answered "Yes", then you're preparing for your post-working years. But even if you answered "No", there's no need to sound the alarm. Would you believe that 36% of today's successful retirees never calculated how much they …

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job

About to ditch employed life for entrepreneurship? Get through this reading list first.<p>You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an …

Entrepreneurship

Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turning an idea into a reality can require a substantial upfront investment – figuring out how to patent an invention, make a prototype and then find a manufacturer to actually bring that prototype to market typically doesn't come …

Entrepreneurship

Where Are The Invisible Apps?

More than a year ago, Matthew Panzarino wrote an article on TechCrunch in which he described a new type of mobile app experience that he coined the Invisible App. He predicted that we would imminently see the rise of a huge number of apps that would live in the background, anticipating our needs …

7 Lessons Penny Stock Trading Has Taught Me About Life

I started trading penny stocks as a high school student, and since I recently turned 34, that means I've been an active trader for more than 15 years. And while nobody likes to admit to getting older, my recent birthday has left me reflecting on what I've accomplished and where I want to go from …

The single biggest reason why startups succeed

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others -- and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered …

Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners

Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next.<p>Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette<p><b>First, start with these 5 books…</b><p>…

Venture Capital

Only one company has a chance to end Facebook’s dominance over news apps

<i>When it comes to the most basic form of news delivery, facts keep piling up in a way that makes native apps seem more and more questionable. Here is why it’s worth considering a move back to mobile sites or web apps…</i><p>One of the most shared statistics on mobile use is this one: Applications account …

Apps

Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network

Microsoft — a company most associated with Word documents and Excel spreadsheets — is getting a makeover.<p>Under new leadership, the software developer is analyzing vast troves of data about its users to create social tools for the workplace. They've got the goods — just think of all those Office …