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7 Reasons Not to Get an MBA

Thinking of getting an MBA? Surprisingly, some academics recommend that you think again.<p>Over the years, I've interviewed plenty of academics who specialize in management.<p>Surprisingly, many believe that earning an MBA--the very degree that their school awards--isn't all it's cracked up to be. Here's …

College & University

11 Simple Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day

Want to be happier and more successful? Commit to doing one kind thing for yourself every day for a month.<p>Want to be happier? Begin by being good to yourself. That may sound self-evident, but too many people skip this step and try to make themselves happy by chasing ever-higher goals, or holding …

Happiness

40 Best Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Don't just read them. Live them, and make your dreams a reality.<p>Sometimes, all you need is a little push. A little nudge. A little burst of inspiration.<p>Here are 40.<p>Tweet 'em. Share 'em.<p>But most important, pick the one that makes your skin tingle, your heart race, your motor rev, and place it …

Motivation

20 Unusual Things 20 Successful People Do Every Day

Where success is concerned, sometimes the smallest things make the biggest difference.<p>All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success.<p>Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more …

peoplefeel

The 10 Questions You Should Be Asking A Potential Employer

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Joe Konop<p>Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions, too.<p>Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons:<p>First, when done correctly, the questions …

Lab mice get addicted to sun exposure; you might too

Does basking in the sun make you feel relaxed and happy, like nothing can bother you? There may be a biological reason for that.<p>Researchers found that mice who were regularly exposed to UV light had a higher pain tolerance than mice that were not exposed to UV light. They also experienced …

General Hospital

Google commits $50M to encouraging girls to code

NEW YORK -- Google wants to see more women in technology, and it's funding a $50 million initiative to encourage girls to learn how to code in an effort to close the gender gap.<p>Thursday night the company kicked off the Made with Code initiative here with celebrities former first daughter Chelsea …

Women in Tech

Rebuilding BlackBerry: CEO’s enterprise focus starts to pay dividends

Shortly after his appointment as BlackBerry Ltd.'s new CEO in November of last year, John Chen began making the rounds. At the time, the company was in a state of virtual freefall, its future a matter of debate. As a result, consumers and enterprise customers were bailing.<p>Looking to stop the …