Sania Shaikh

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Paul Graham Shares Lessons Learned From 630+ YC Startups, But Don’t Expect Him To Launch His Own

After a long tenure at the helm of Y Combinator — during which a summer “bootcamp” for undergrads turned into a Silicon Valley institution, pioneering the “seed accelerator” model and inspiring a new league of tech-focused business incubators — Paul Graham announced last week that he will soon be …

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5 Mindfulness Steps That Guarantee Increased Success And Vitality

In my training as a family therapist years ago, I began to see clearly that the ways in which we view ourselves and the world around us, in fact, alters our lives and our experiences dramatically. As science has proved, “The observer affects the observed,” or put another way, what you believe, you …

Are You The Right Kind Of Busy?

You’ve probably had a pretty busy morning so far. Maybe you’ve answered some emails, written your to-do list, and prepared for the day ahead.<p>But I have a question for you (and please don’t take this the wrong way). Have you actually done anything?<p>Rather, have you done anything that’s produced …

How Bill Gates Radically Transformed His Public Speaking And Communication Skills

Bill Gates has returned to the company he co-founded, serving as product and technology advisor to newly appointed Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. In this new position, the public might see a very different communicator than the leader who left his day-to-day role at Microsoft in 2006. I’ve watched …

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Should Universities Become Entrepreneurial Campuses?

Suddenly, entrepreneurship is “in” on campuses with activities such as MOOCs, business plan competitions and incubators. This trend seems to be not only in business schools but across the university. Is this good or are universities biting off more than they can chew?<p>There are many reasons for this …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter

The incredible value of constant experimentation.<p>As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe …

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The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Why I Turned Down Apple For A Startup

Sometimes the big fish isn’t always the best fish. One entrepreneur who turned down the industry giant on why meaningful work is most important.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Several years ago, I received a fantastic job …

David Cameron pledges radical business rates reform

Government to cap business rates, gives pubs, restaurants and smalls shops a £1,000 discount and extend relief for small businesses<p>The tax on commercial property in the UK could be scrapped after David Cameron paved the way for an overhaul of business rates and retailers called for “fundamental …

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