Sherif Gad

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8 books to read if you want to succeed in business

The truth is that you can never know enough. There is always more to learn, and there are infinite ways you can grow. Whether you're an ambitious entrepreneur, a rising executive or someone just starting out, you can often find the keys to success in a good book.<p>If you're up for the challenge, …

Employment

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country? | Charles Foran

Telling an Italian or French citizen they lack a “core identity” may not be the best vote-winning strategy<p>Can any nation truly behave 'postnationally' – ie without state governance and control? The simple answer is no<p>As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. Our …

Canada

9 Books That Will Make You a Better Person

Self-help books often get a bad rap for being cheesy and out-of-touch. But, it’s undeniable that personal reflection and growth are critical elements …

25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40 Who Are Creating the Next Big Thing

We will never run out of innovators because we will never run out of problems to solve or solutions that can be improved.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, study someone who is and find out how they did it. You may not be able to create the …

Startups

How to Start a Small Business

Got an entrepreneurial spirit? It may be time for you to start a small business. The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as any business with fewer than 500 employees. Over 99% of U.S. businesses fall in this category. Ready to start one of your own? Here are some tips to …

Inside Shanghai Tower: China's tallest skyscraper claims to be world's greenest

The Shanghai Tower is another in a long list of ambitious skyscrapers competing fiercely for sustainability credentials as well as height. But how ‘green’ are these buildings – and is environmentalism really the motivation?<p>Twisting high above Shanghai’s financial district, China’s tallest tower – …

A UK healthcare startup that helps the NHS to find cheap doctors has raised £5.3 million

Network Locum's workplace management software aims to help NHS practices and hospitals find self-employed locum doctors when they need them. The software gives practices and hospitals access to a bank of up to 40,000 doctors that are looking for work and removes the need for potentially expensive …

Venture Capital

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get motivated."</i><p>The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don't need. Today, I'm going to share a surprising research study that reveals why motivation isn't the key to …

Columbia University

Saudis told to prop up currency amid global devaluation war fears

Investors are betting the kingdom's dollar peg will soon collapse, but oil giant should deploy the full force of firepower to protect riyal, say World Bank<p>Saudi Arabia should use its massive foreign exchange reserves to defend the riyal, amid fears the world is descending into a new phase of global …

World Bank

Your Favorite HBR Articles of 2015

Here are the 20 articles you and your fellow HBR readers spent the most time reading in 2015. I’m biased, of course, but I think it’s a particularly good list this year. And as usual, it reveals a lot about what managers around the world are thinking and worrying about right now. A lot of us are …

10 Franchises That Swept the Nation in 2015

These companies are growing in more ways than just total revenue and employee count.<p>The decision to franchise opens up many additional questions for business owners already bogged down with a myriad of responsibilities. Where do we want to expand? What makes a good potential business location? And …

Startups

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

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10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are multiple ways people become millionaires. Some launch a successful startup. Others are a whiz with stocks. But, one of the most common yet overlooked ways is to become a franchise owner.<p>If you're not sure what a franchise is …

Entrepreneurship

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

10 Leadership Traits That Predict Higher Engagement And Lower Burnout

As a leader, are you driving burnout or engagement in your organization? How would your employees rate you if asked that same question? Burnout is a work-related process of chronic stress and disengagement caused by too many job demands, too few job resources, and not enough recovery or time to …

Employee Engagement

Granny's sex advice: Lessons learned from 78 years of action

A twice-married granny dishes the details of a lifetime of sex and love with grounded, unconventional advice.<p><i>From her first kiss to the last time she</i> …

10 Ways to Build a Strong Marriage -- Even When Life Gets Crazy

For most couples with children, just getting through each week requires almost all of their time and energy. And it never seems to let up - just when they think things might be getting a bit easier, the next phase of parenthood rolls in and presents its requirements and demands. Add in job, home …

Coparenting