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Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way (Warning: Once You Do You Can't Un-See It)

Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them.<p>Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but …

Bill Gates

Google does it best, and the EU ruling won’t change that

The European Commission’s enormous fine handed down to Google represents more than just a headline number. However, the overall demands won’t change Android as we know it, even if Google can’t successfully appeal the ruling.<p>What happened?<p>The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, today fined …

Google Search

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Employment

The Brilliant Strategy That 1 Entrepreneur Used to Turn $50,000 Into $1 Million (All Tax-Free)

With careful tax planning, you too can create tax-free income. You just have to ask the right questions.<p>I'm a CPA, not a financial advisor. But I'm the first point of contact for many of my clients. They'd rather ask me a financial question before they bounce it off their financial planner (if they …

Retirement

Surprising Harvard Research Says Giving Negative Feedback to Peers Won't Work (Unless You Do 1 Simple Thing)

Harvard researchers say we've got it all wrong on giving negative feedback to peers. It's useless if you don't do this too.<p>Giving negative feedback to peers can be as stressful and confounding as figuring out how to give feedback to your boss or how to give feedback to a difficult employee.<p>And now …

Peer-to-peer

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

My Journey To Financial Independence: 81-Stock August Portfolio Update - Buying Gilead And Growth Stocks

August felt like a big summer sale to me as I invested a record $3,911 in fresh capital but also exited 3 positions and trimmed another amounting to …

STOCKS CLIMB TO A RECORD HIGH: Here's what you need to know

The S&P 500 increased 0.2%. Meanwhile, both the Dow and the more tech-heavy Nasdaq climbed 0.3%.<p>First up, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 22,268.34, +64.86, (+0.29%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,500.23, +4.61, (+0.18%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 6,448.47, +19.38, (+0.30%)• <b><br>US 10-year yield:</b> 2.20%, +0.005• <b><br>WTI crude oil:</b> $49.90, +0.01, +0.02%<p>1. An …

Stock Markets

The One Supplement a Neuroscientist Wants You to Take

There's no shortage of supplements that are marketed as crucial to your health and well-being, but knowing how to discern between them takes serious …

The 3 Rules for Being a Successful Day Trader

What Does it Take to Enjoy Success as a Day Trader?<p>For years, people didn't take day traders seriously. They were often mocked in the investing community. They had a reputation for trying to make a quick buck without putting in the hard work. But over the past few years, things have changed. People …

Stock Markets

HP reveals insane Z8 workstation: Can handle 3TB of RAM and 48TB of storage

The rise of 4K (and 6K... and 8K) video, not to mention virtual reality and 360° content, means the computers of today need to grow up and they need …

5 Steps to Side Hustle Your Way to a Lucrative Dream Career

The gig economy means there's no need to quit your daydream.<p>When I started hauling junk as a way to pay for school, I had no plans to make it a career. But when my little startup got so busy that I had to duck class to take calls, I realized my side hustle had serious potential. Little did I know, …

Entrepreneurship

Usher in an 'Entrepreneur Mindset' With These 6 Apps

Use your phone to jump-start the process to improve your investment skills, use time more productively and sharpen your memory.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset isn’t easy. Some people just seem to be born with it, but …

Robin Hood

10 Awesome Business Card Designs for Creatives

Whether you’ve just started a business in college with your BFFs or are looking to quit your job and make a dramatic career shift, finding the right business cards can be crucial to making a lasting impression. Now that we’ve made our #girlboss-approved gold-leaf business card holder, we’re on the …