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These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

The CEO Who Made Disney an $80 Billion Company Just Listed 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner just shared his top reading recommendations for business -- and life.<p>Eisner created the reading list for Scribd, the digital reading subscription service, that cover everything from the importance of summer camp, to the power of storytelling, and the never-ending …

Marco Rubio

Zeisberger Et Al., Mastering Private Equity

Claudia Zeisberger, a professor at INSEAD, and two INSEAD alumni, Michael Prahl and Bowen White, joined forces to write <i>Mastering Private Equity:</i> …

7 Non-Fiction Books to Read Right Now

<i>Mamaleh Knows Best</i>, by Marjorie Ingall<p>If you’re a parent—even one who gave birth before the really cool strollers were invented—you’ll find infinite …

How to lose weight and look better naked

How to lose weight and look better naked<p>An incredible amount of time, dedication and commitment goes into working out to get fit and what good is all …

Workouts

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

1. “Donnie Darko” (2001)<p>Jake Gyllenhaal was just starting to get on everyone's radar when he scored one of his first lead roles, playing a troubled …

The Top 10 Books to Read This Fall

’Tis the season to set aside that beachy novel and dive into the latest slate of business books and tell-alls. This fall will see a slew of releases …

14 Podcasts That Will Increase Your Business and Make You More Successful | Inc.com

If you own or aspire to own a business, here's my new list of recommended podcasts for founders and entrepreneurs looking for wisdom on anything from internet marketing, productivity and motivation to virtual assistants, startup growth and scaling. Have one you'd like to recommend? Leave me a …

Entrepreneurship

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

6 Business Books Every Leader Needs to Read | Inc.com

Benjamin Franklin once suggested we either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Some of the top writers today are CEOs and business professionals sharing experiences and dispensing good advice on how to run a lean business, develop innovation, deepen employee engagement, and …

Business Development

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

Never Too Late To Start Reading! 16 Books To Choose From If You’re A Beginner

Reading is that one activity that helps you escape reality and immerse yourself into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world …

Books

100 Titles That Should Be on Every Leader's Reading Bucket List | Inc.com

Read 365 books this year, advises one CEO. Or at least get through 100, suggests another. Experts might not agree on an exact number to aim for, but ask just about any super accomplished person--from Bill Gates to Warren Buffett--for the secret of his or her success, and most will mention …

Self-improvement

5 British companies for FinTech Week

FinTech, financial technology, is about disrupting the stale financial sector with technology and innovation. Have you accepted the status quo of a bank-led dominance? The people in the flourishing FinTech field have rejected it.<p>Last year, Eileen Burbidge, the UK government’s special envoy for …

Peer-to-peer

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

Jump-start your career in 2016 — thousands of top-rated online classes are just $10 this week

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock If you've resolved to better yourself or learn something new this year, but have yet to decide how exactly you'll go about …

World's 20 oldest surviving cities

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These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Startups

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

10 Russian Novels to Read Before You Die

On the occasion of the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, here’s an annotated list of the cream of …

Literature

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …