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How to get ahead at work: 10 tips from Google's head of HR

<b>1 Give your work meaning</b><p>Work consumes at least one-third of your life, and half your waking hours. It can and ought to be more than a means to an end. Even a small connection to the people who benefit from your work not only improves productivity, it makes people happier. Connect work to an idea or …

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What to Say in an Online Dating Profile

"You have to help me create my Hinge profile," my friend said via Gchat. She was at a complete loss as to what to say but still determined to come up with something good, knowing that a witty bio can command just as much attention as a pretty face. My first instinct was perhaps a little weird, but …

Are Alibaba's Problems Expiring Along With Its IPO Lockup?

Starting today, some of Alibaba’s earliest investors can sell their stakes, six months after the company went public in the biggest market debut in history.<p>On Wednesday, the first so-called “lock-up” period expired, theoretically putting a whopping 437 million shares up for sale. But about 100 …

Low rates will trigger civil unrest as central banks lose control - BIS

Bank for International Settlements warns that low rates risk backlash as effects spill over into the real economy<p>Low inflation, bond yields and interest rates around the world will push the boundaries of economic and political stability to breaking point if they continue on their downward …

Pichai On Google's Vision, Mobile Revenue, Apple and China

Sundar Pichai, 42, has risen through the executive ranks at Google at dizzying speed. In October, CEO Larry Page made Pichai his de-facto No. 2, at least when it comes to product. Pichai’s portfolio includes Chrome, Android, search, ad technology, maps, social,commerce and infrastructure. That’s …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Listening to advice from these four experts will be the best time you spend this week.<p>Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up …

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Entrepreneurs and business owners will benefit from this 'Build-a-startup' course bundle [93% off]

If you are in (or aspire to be in) a managerial position, you'll want to understand the ins and outs of running a business.<p>We recommend checking out the "Build-a-startup" course bundle, which will be helpful in teaching you how to tackle all the major hurdles — everything from coding to …

India And China's New Motives For Foreign Investment

Many recent large projects by Indian and Chinese investors don’t seem to fit the usual pattern of what drives foreign investment . Traditionally, the primary motive for most foreign investment projects is either to access new markets, to access resources (minerals, energy or agriculture) or to …

Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. It has caused …

Mystery As Dozens Of Giant Craters Open In Siberia's 'End Of World' Region

Up to 30 mysterious new craters are feared to have opened on the landscape of a remote region of Siberia.<p>The puzzle began in July last year when …

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'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

The Secrets Of Women Running Billion-Dollar Companies

Billion-dollar startups are so rare they’re called unicorns. Those led by a woman? Even rarer. Here, three share what they’ve learned.<p>When you’re running a billion-dollar tech company, there isn’t a lot of time to stop running, step back, and take in all that you’ve built.<p>For Eventbrite’s Julia …

Top 5 startup hubs of the future--and they're not in the U.S. | Inc.com

1<p>Gateway to a Megamarket<p>Dubai • United Arab Emirates<p>Gateway to a Megamarket<p>Only the kingdom of bling would kick off a recruiting drive for entrepreneurs with a $1.5 billion "innovation hub." Announced last fall, this mammoth expansion of Dubai's Internet City is poised to be the launchpad for a …

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