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Innovation Is The Only True Way To Create Value

In <i>The Outsiders</i>, William Thorndike argues that the most essential skill for a manager is capital allocation. To prove his point, he profiles CEOs such as Henry Singleton of Teledyne and John Malone of TCI who, while not household names, achieved outsized returns by wisely deploying their firm’s …

Innovation

How To Find Your Life Purpose (Before It's Too Late!)

⭐🚀Learn how to find your purpose in life with a simple test. See why this is crucial to your happiness and discover inspiring life purpose examples 😊.

LinkedIn

General Mills is starting a VC for food startups

General Mills is thinking small. The Big Food giant is launching a new venture capital arm to make quiet bets on small rivals that could someday …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Would you live in a shoebox?

Greg Parham is an architect in Durango, Colorado. His construction company, Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses, builds customized shed-sized dwellings on flatbed trailers. As one of the most passionate advocates of the Small House Movement — a movement that often entails mobility — we asked him to bring us …

Tiny House Movement

Stop Being A Social Loser

Good advice from SumAll in their new infographic Stop Being a Loser: 12 Tips to Avoid Social Churn.<p><i>Nobody loves cats more than I do. Chunks of my day</i> …

Infographics

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile to Find Potential Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars<i>, Mitch Myerson introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined the developing landscape of online marketing. Learn how to master proven strategies, avoid costly mistakes</i> …

Stop Fantasizing About the Perfect Job

Some careers seem to maintain a powerful allure. Many people fantasizing about leaving their jobs for careers that seem to offer deep meaning, like teaching or non-profit work, or apparent autonomy, like entrepreneurship. Others are attracted by high-status, high-pay occupations such as law and …

Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reid Hoffman has an expert eye for promising tech startups. The LinkedIn chairman and co-founder's early stakes in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox prove he's able to see the next big thing before most of us even know what it is -- and it’s …

The Full-Stack Startup - Everything we've said about this trend, all in one place

<b>Q: So what’s a full stack startup? You’ve mentioned that it’s a new, important trend, and a pattern of startups we’ve been seeing over the past</b> …

Startups

10 habits of genuinely charming leaders

Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. (I know a bunch of them.)<p>But since we’re all more …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

15 Incredible ‘Aha!’ Moments: How Famous Founders and Inventors Got Started (infographic) | Inc.com

How do you come up with new business ideas?<p>If you're like Steve Jobs, Brad Pitt or Brian Chesky, inspiration and those magical "Aha!" moments come from a place everyone can access: everyday life.<p>San Francisco's Funders and Founders took a look at how super successful people have found that one …

Success

Behance's Scott Belsky on Bringing a Great Product to Market | Inc.com

Seven years after launching the wildly successful design site Behance, co-founder Scott Belsky is still trying to get it right.<p>While Belsky already sold Behance for a reported $150 million to Adobe, where he now works, that fact hasn't changed his desire to continuously improve the site, which lets …

Entrepreneurship

Here's How To Get A Successful Startup Off The Ground, According To The Investors Who Produced Dropbox And Airbnb

Altman and Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz gave a 45-minute presentation to Stanford students about how to build great companies. It's part one of a two-part lecture.<p>It starts with an idea ...

Here's The Winklevoss Twins' Big Presentation On Why Bitcoin Is The 'Internet Of Money'

They have just released the slides on the crypto-currency for the first time.<p>"On the day of our presentation the price of Bitcoin was $132.27. Yesterday at 4pm EDT the price was $432.26. I generally don't like to talk about price too much....Most days I don't check it at all, but in the context of …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

Happiness

5 Memory Strategies for Learning Anything Fast

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, you give yourself a gigantic advantage over everybody else if you can recall more information at a faster speed.<p>Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have …

5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo!<p>Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations that 15 years ago you wouldn’t have dreamed possible.<p>At the Victoria & Albert Museum this week …

In London, a supercar send-off to summer

Roadsters

WCPS winner 1

How to Effectively Communicate With Different Brain Types

To be a great communicator or leader, you must know your audience. Using brain types to understand your audience makes effective communication much simpler because you can customize and organize what you say to match the information needs of those you’re addressing. Information needs include the …

5 Surefire Ways to Double Your Workday Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In sales, we learn to sell benefits rather than features. Keeping that in mind, the way to sell yourself on maximizing your productivity is to realize that with a super-dialed calendar and well thought-out workday strategy, you can …

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My experience with Jeff Bezos changed me forever.<p>In 2003, Amazon hired me directly out of Stanford. I initially turned down six separate offers until management coaxed me into running the company's Customer Behavior Research group focused …

For the Clearest Market Insight, Analyze Both Leading and Lagging Indicators

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an issue plaguing marketers from the wildly experienced to the startups, the data-driven to those still “gut-driven.” It’s the overwhelming, and sometimes paralyzing, trust issues that marketers experience from conflicting data, …

How to Increase Your Impact While Reducing Your Effort

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I can’t help but shake my head when people say, “You have to work hard if you want to be successful.”<p>Really? The most successful people I know are doing something that most others are not -- and it’s not putting in the longest hours at …

What Bad Managers, Good Managers and Great Managers Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Mark Graban, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>A key thing I've learned in my career and my own work experience:<p>"Bad managers tell employees what to do, good managers explain why they need to do it, but great …

Coinbase Goes Global, Launches Bitcoin Services in 13 European Countries

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That’s one big, ambitious step for Coinbase, and for the burgeoning cross-border Bitcoin ecosystem. The scrappy San Francisco cryptocurrency startup is breaking into the European market, beta launching yesterday in 13 countries across the …

Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)

Working hard to take it easy

In 2007, Jeremy Askew left the UK practice where he was an independent financial advisor and set out to see the world.<p>During his 22-month sabbatical, he watched England play cricket in Sri Lanka, visited the part of India where his grandmother grew up and biked around London visiting various …

Personal Finance