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A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

What Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Bill Gates All Understood About Business

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of …

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali had a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. His words can inspire us all.<p>Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook …

Motivation

5 Reasons True Innovators Are Full of Self-Doubt

Surprise! Adam Grant's TED Talk explains why the most creative people aren't confident after all.<p>Read about the most creative thinkers of our age--or any age--and you find a recurring theme: Never for a moment do they seem to doubt their own genius. Whether insisting that the iPhone have one button …

Creativity

This Billionaire’s Secret to Running a Successful Business

As the chief executive and sole owner of Landry’s Inc., the restaurant corporation that includes Morton’s, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos, …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

5 Steps of Startup Success

…or what 2015 taught me about startups<p>It was in 2015 that I’ve first set my foot firmly on the startup road. The process, however, began much sooner. …

Here’s What Can Happen When a Startup Stays out of Silicon Valley

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

Do rich entrepreneurs with $40 MM in their bank accounts raise $12 MM from investors for their company or do they just use their own money? How many millions of their own money would they use?

Jason's points are spot on. Even with a two comma bank account, founders think about diversification. Loss aversion is a real thing at almost any …

Venture Capital

What true entrepreneurs really do

What is the difference between people who run a business and true entrepreneurs? In this article- Shawn Doyle uncovers the 6 key differences.

How the 'Paranormal Activity' franchise found its finale

"Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" is the final chapter in the "Paranormal Activity" anthology. And after years of terrorizing young couples inside their suburban homes and open-concept kitchens, it's time to close the book on the demon Toby and his evil coven. But how do you end a …

19 And CEO: Meet Forbes' Youngest All-Star Entrepreneurs

At Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia this past week, the spotlight was on Generation Y, with millennials on the older end of the demographic taking much of the top billing.<p>The world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire, 31-year-old chemical engineer Elizabeth Holmes, was handed the event’s …

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7 TED Talks to Inspire Your Inner Entrepreneur

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TED Talks

Falling short: How India treats those seeking refuge | india

The image of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi sparked an outpouring of support for Syrian refugees last week. While sympathy is spontaneous in the …

India

Companies Lose $400 Billion to Hackers Each Year

A new report also finds that companies will spend $170 billion on cybersecurity measures in 2020.<p>Cybercriminals are pilfering a staggering volume of data and money from companies around the world. The damage from hacks costs businesses $400 billion a year, according to British insurance company …

Cybersecurity

How Much Money Is Enough for You? 8 Answers to an Uncommon Question

You already know that money doesn't buy happiness. Now what?<p>What does money mean to you? Would you be happy if you had just enough to cover your bills, plus maybe a little more for an occasional dinner out? Are you hoping to send your children to an expensive college, or retire in style? Do you …

Personal Finance

How to Retire Your Husband Before 30 with a Near Million-Dollar Business

When I first heard about Kimra Luna, I had heard of my fair share of rags to riches stories, but few were as inspiring as hers -- she not only went from welfare to almost millionaire in three years, but she was also able to retire her husband before 30.<p><i>I am honored to be introducing Kimra, a</i> …

Uber's CEO used to host intimate jam sessions at his home so entrepreneurs could hash out business ideas

Kalanick also hosted intimate meetings of the minds for young people in tech who made it through the dotcom bubble burst.<p>Fast Company reveals as many as 15 people once visited Kalanick's home — fondly nicknamed the "Jam Pad" — to hash out business ideas.<p>Well-known public speakers and entrepreneurs …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

A global surge in refugees leaves Europe struggling to cope

TRÖGLITZ, Germany — As Europe confronts a rapidly escalating migration crisis driven by war, persecution and poverty in an arc of strife from West Africa to Afghanistan, even high-level European officials are beginning to admit the obvious.<p>The region’s refugee management system is broken.<p>Globally, …

New U.N. report says world’s refugee crisis is worse than anyone expected

LONDON — The number of people uprooted from their homes by war and persecution in 2014 was larger than in any year since detailed record-keeping began, according to a comprehensive report released early Thursday by the U.N. refugee agency that will add to the evidence of a global exodus unlike any …

Why some German universities will educate refugees for free

While affordable tuition for undocumented immigrants is a remote prospect in some parts of the United States, about 60 German universities are pushing forward a radical strategy: They are offering refugees the chance to attend courses as guest students, without charging any tuition fees. In fact, …

The 'Black Route' to Europe, and the story of a Syrian family who braved it

EVZONOI, Greece — They’ve made it 1,600 miles by boat, train, car and on foot. Now the light is fading as they finally reach the edge of Greece. “Let’s move,” Ahmed Jinaid beckons, his family trailing him up a hill in high grass. But then he stops.<p>He is standing beside an abandoned watchtower near …

Thousands of refugees pour into Rwanda from Burundi

More than 50,000 have entered Rwanda and other neighboring nations since mid-April in the wake of violent protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza’s reelection bid, which opponents say violates the constitution.<p>More than 50,000 have entered Rwanda and other neighbors since mid-April after violent …

Africa exodus

Published on June 14, 2015<p>DAMPHA KUNDA, Gambia — The village was losing its young men. Hundreds had left their thatched-roof huts and tiny squares of farmland for the promise of Europe. About 40 had died on the way.<p>Susso knew nearly all of them. He had prayed at the funerals after their boats …

This just-married Turkish couple gave 4,000 Syrian refugees an incredible gift

The Turkish border town of Kilis is home to tens of thousands of refugees who are fleeing war-torn Syria.<p>Last Thursday, it also became the setting for an act of kindness that's gone viral.<p>Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat, just married, decided that instead of spending their families' savings on …

Refugees race into Hungary as border fence nears completion

BRUSSELS — Thousands of refugees, most fleeing wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, have been snaking northward through the Balkans in recent days, confronting a Europe woefully unprepared to deal with them at every step.<p>Most endured a perilous crossing to Greece aboard rafts and boats, some barely …

Why the language we use to talk about refugees matters so much

In an interview with British news station ITV on Thursday, David Cameron told viewers that the French port of Calais was safe and secure, despite a "swarm" of migrants trying to gain access to Britain. Rival politicians soon rushed to criticize the British prime minister's language: Even Nigel …

How Macedonia became the latest front in Europe’s migrant crisis

Macedonia declared a state of emergency this week. The problem? A 30-mile-long stretch of its border with Greece where Macedonian police and soldiers are struggling to control what they describe as a "massive" influx of migrants. Things turned violent on Friday: Macedonian special police forces …

Germany unnerved by scores of xenophobic attacks against refugees

MEISSEN, Germany — In a gesture of German goodwill, the administration in this medieval city leased a newly renovated apartment building here to humanely — even comfortably — house dozens of desperate ­asylum-seekers. The newcomers from Syria and other war-<br>ravaged nations would enjoy freshly redone …