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Introducing Guesstimate, a Spreadsheet for Things That Aren’t Certain

Existing spreadsheet software is made for analyzing tables of data. Excel, Google Sheets, and similar tools are fantastic for doing statistics on …

B Corps: Unleashing an army of ethical businesses | Salt

SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE<p>Companies must meet rigorous standards of overall social and environmental performance; businesses are asked a …

Data Mining

Three Resolutions Every Leader Should Make For The New Year

The new year is finally upon us, and that means it’s time to talk about resolutions. I’ve always been a fan of setting goals at the beginning of each year because it provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect and focus on self-improvement. This year, I’ve made three resolutions that I think will …

Mindfulness

What Startups Should Never Say During A VC-Pitch

<i>Category:</i><p><i>Tags:</i><p>Dec 31<p>I’ve been listening through a number of startup pitches in Silicon Valley, both as observer, and to give feedback as pretend …

Startups

Green Evolution: How Business Is Joining the Environmental Vanguard

Time was when governments and nonprofits were the only ones pushing planet-saving agendas. Wharton professor Sarah Light has done new research on …

Wharton School

6 Ways To Harness Your Curiosity For Success

What’s the one common thing that all great leaders in the world have? Curiosity.<p>The hunger, the desire, the passion to always be learning. Make no …

The Assignment of a Lifetime: Breathe

When we are born the very first thing we are asked to do is breathe. Breathing is how we begin. Each of us must initiate that first deep inhale when we arrive in the world outside our mother's womb. We then exhale as we cry out announcing our presence here. Breathing is something we are required to …

Mindfulness

7 Ways to Use Cognitive Biases to Increase Email Signups

Are all of the decisions you make rational?You’d like to say yes, but I’ll let you in on a secret: none of us make rational decisions 100% of the …

Smart Startups Don’t Try To Satisfy Every Customer

Let’s face reality -- no one can satisfy all the people all the time. In business, this means an entrepreneur who never says no to any customer is …

3 hard truths people rarely mention about entrepreneurship

We are able to rent movies on demand, use our smartphones to have a personal driver waiting outside within minutes and Chipotle's Twitter feed goes nuclear if someone has to wait in line for more than a couple minutes to get their burrito.<p>Entrepreneurship is much cooler than it was years ago, with …

Hitachi’s new tech could double your smartphone’s battery capacity without increasing size

Hitachi Maxell has developed a new lithium-ion battery which could increase a portable product’s capacity without increasing its battery’s thickness. In fact, it has twice the capacity of its current technology, thanks to a newly developed silicon-based material used as the battery’s negative …

Batteries

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Employment

How to Get Your Ideas to Market Quickly and Painlessly

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While 99 percent of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money...there’s a special group of “in the know” people who are waking up to bank accounts fatter than when they went to sleep because their online …

Online Life

My new rule for startups: Show me something that would impress my 5-year-old son

My son talks all the time about inventions he wants to build when he grows up. A time machine. A teleporter. A car that can fly and bypass traffic. A spherical shield made up of lasers.<p>Sure, OK, he's 5. These are not just big ideas, they're almost impossible. Until they aren't.<p>But these statements …

5 Things to Watch For in 3D Printing in 2016

What is 3D printing good for?<p>That’s a question that’s become increasingly relevant in 2015, as the majesty of showing off 3D-printed trinkets has …

9 free apps that’ll help you reach (and keep) your New Year's resolutions

Ready or not, the new year's here. And if you're like everyone else around you right now, you're coming up with some pretty ambitious resolutions. …

Want To Start A Solo Business In 2016? Here's Where The Growth Is

Looking to start a one-person business in 2016?<p>You’ll have plenty of company. Currently, 80.4% of U.S. firms are “nonemployer” businesses with no paid employees other than the owners. The country gained 4.4 million nonemployer firms between 2003 and 2013, bringing the total to 23 million, according …

Real Estate

Secrets Of Success In 2016 Lie Inside The Smartphone

What technology is going to have the biggest impact during the upcoming New Year? Sitting down with a nice cup of tea on New Year’s morning, there’s a lot of choice and a lot of discussion. With CES coming up next week you can be sure that many stories are going to be about the future, and who will …

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world’s greatest newsrooms. Read it.<p>The value of the homepage is decreasing. “Only a third of our readers ever visit it. And those who do visit are spending less time: page views and …

Books I Read On Sabbatical 2015

Amy and I take an annual one month sabbatical completely off the grid. This is something that each of my partners and their families also do – we …

Books

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

Shoveling Water - MIT Technology Review

The new microfluidic chip fabricated by Fluidigm, a startup based in South San Francisco, represents a decade of successive inventions. This small …

Nanotech

What Does a Grateful Brain Look Like?

Evidence is mounting that A team at the University of Southern California has shed light on the neural nuts and bolts of gratitude in a new study, …

Embed Flipboard Magazines On Your Website or Blog

Sharing magazines to your social networks is a great exercise in promotion, but if you want an attention-grabbing visual—a preview that pops—embed your magazine on your Website.<p>The easiest way to get started is to visit your magazine on the Web.<p>Hover you mouse over “Share” below the bottom right …

A New Way To Read Apartment Therapy! Check Out Our Flipboard Magazines

We hope you'll flip over this: we're using Flipboard to put some of your favorite Apartment Therapy content all together in one place! It's like …

Small Spaces

Sherwood Stockwell Web Works

Design<p>The Goals and Needs of each client drive each website’s design which is built using up-to-date standards based solutions.<p>Our web sites are both …

Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

Did you know Leonardo da Vinci barely finished any of his projects?! In today’s art activity with Artist Think I have a special video to show you. I …