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4 personality types that make successful entrepreneurs

If you think entrepreneurs are a different breed, you're half right.<p>Myers-Briggs research reveals that ENTPs, ESTJs, ENTJs, INTJs, and ISTJs are more likely to have higher incomes and either be self-employed or manage more people than other personality types. Of course, these are far from the only …

Entrepreneurship

6 Luxurious Seiko Watches with Plenty of Bang for Your Buck

A strong argument for Japanese-made quality.<p>When most people think about Seiko, they probably think of department store jewelry cases filled with reasonably priced watches. But the brand is so much more than that, and while the lower tier is still a big part of the brand's business, Seiko has also …

5 Hidden Signs That You’re Cut Out For Leadership

Common misconceptions about leadership keep talented would-be leaders on the sidelines.<p>There’s no clear-cut path to leadership, and plenty of entrepreneurs go through life plagued by doubts that they really aren’t cut out for leadership. By the same token, plenty of people with few managerial …

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

Startups

The Freelancer Generation: Why Startups And Enterprises Need To Pay Attention

Gone are the days of the 40-hour work week that kept us at work eight hours a day (I find that most startup founders or business owners in Silicon Valley work 50-60 hours a week).<p>Freelancing is becoming the accepted norm of the startup world. As more startups are starting to use the millions of …

Employment

These smart clothes will do everything from charge your phone to monitor your workout

Whether it's tracking your workout or charging your phone, these clothing options show how fashion is moving in a technologically-focused direction.<p>Here's a look at the smart clothing options out there right now:

Wearable Tech

Netflix Is Planning To Release 31 Original Scripted Shows In 2016

Just this past weekend, Netflix pulled back the curtain on Sofia Coppola’s loosey-goosey Christmas special with Bill Murray, <i>A Very Murray Christmas</i>. Within the past couple of months alone, the streaming-video giant has also been the exclusive distributor of a <i>W/ Bob & David —</i> a four-episode revival …

Experts Discuss ‘Line We Must Not Cross’ in the Realm of Gene Editing

WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — Rewriting your DNA is getting closer to reality: A revolutionary technology is opening new frontiers for genetic engineering but not before the experts discuss its ethical implications in earnest.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>Hundreds of scientists and ethicists from around …

Goodbye apps, hello smart agents: Are you ready for the post-app world?

Anyone who has a smartphone bursting with downloaded apps is a rare breed – and getting rarer. Apps are on the wane. According to analysts at …

How This Startup Solves Our Too-Much-Data Problem

Using lessons from quantum computing and music, Teraki claims to cut data torrents from our sensor-bedecked world by up to 90%.<p>Smart thermostats like Google’s Nest report the temperature and can be controlled online. Fitness bands like the Fitbit Surge beam your steps, heart rate, and other fitness …

Where to Find Your Ideal Tech Co-Founder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are several reasons why but finding a technical co-founder is hard. Firstly, everybody has their own "big idea". If someone is sufficiently motivated to work on a new idea outside of their own work/study schedule, then chances are …

Entrepreneurship

The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

We can fully get rid of fossil fuels quickly, if countries can just find the political will.<p>In a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. That’s the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to Paris to strike a climate deal.<p>“These …

Watches Are Bad Investments—With One Notable Exception

It's all about Rolexes.<p>There’s a tendency for people to refer to expensive purchases as <i>investments.</i> “I’m going to <i>invest</i> in a new TV,” someone might …

Watches

Inside Faraday Future, the secretive car company chasing Tesla

Faraday Future first came into the news last summer when news leaked of its existence and its intention to produce electric cars. But speculation swirled around the company’s origins, its finances, and exactly what kind of car it was intending to build. In recent weeks, intrigue has heightened, as …

9 things I do every day that make me more productive

About six years ago I would say I was 100% unproductive. Everything I did would cost me in either well-being or money.<p>By "well-being" I mean, competence, good relationships, and freedom. So when I say "cost me well-being" I would do things to specifically hurt the above three.<p>Now, I feel I'm …

Productivity

9 Smart Ways the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently

In entrepreneurship, you don't prepare and then do, you do as part of your preparation.<p><i>What are the necessary qualifications for an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Peter Baskerville, teacher and edupreneur, on Quora:</b><p><b>Being entrepreneurial is what</b> …

Apixio’s New Iris Platform Uses Your Doctor’s Notes To Derive Insights

Data science applications for healthcare are finally trying to catch up to the rest of the world, with one new effort coming from six-year-old Apixio in San Mateo, CA. This morning, the company is launching a cognitive computing platform called Iris that derives insights from clinical data and …

Scientists may soon be able to 'cut and paste' DNA to cure deadly diseases and design perfect babies

On a warm September afternoon on the verdant campus of Long Island's Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an elite cadre of scientists gathered to discuss a simple yet incredibly powerful new genetic technology.<p>Jennifer Doudna was dressed casually in a blazer and jeans, with a scarf tossed gently around …

Genetics

Bill Nye says bubbling air into Earth's oceans might save the planet from ourselves

In keeping true to form, Nye laid down his opinion on yet another contentious but intriguing field during an interview with National Geographic on Nov. 15.<p>In the chat, Nye said he believes that geoengineering — a family of techniques to hack the environment — could be a game-changer for combating …

Global Warming

5-Hour Energy creator wants to power thousands of Indian homes with bikes

If 5-hour Energy drink creator Manoj Bhargava's vision comes true, there could soon be a lot more bikes, and electricity, in India.<p>That's because …

7 Tasks Steve Jobs Left Undone

Apple has survived and thrived in the four years since the death of Steve Jobs. But what would it look like today if he were still alive?<p>It's been four years almost to the day since the untimely death of Steve Jobs, long enough for Apple to play out most of the projects in which Jobs was personally …

6 Forces That Are Changing the Entrepreneurship Game

If you're considering starting a company, you need to read this.<p>It's not your grandmother's entrepreneurial environment anymore. For today's entrepreneurs, the prospect of starting a business is fraught with new forces.<p>These new forces don't simply make the game harder to play. They've changed the …

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physics genius, but the mystery he finds most intriguing is women

Hawking has been outspoken about the dangers of AI, which he has warned "could spell the end of the human race."<p>He himself uses a primitive form of AI to produce his characteristic robotic speech, since he suffers from a motor-neuron disease similar to ALS.<p>Here are a few of the best questions and …

Singularity

Skilpod micro houses are zero or plus energy homes you can rent in Belgium

Flexibility and energy efficiency make for a perfect combination when it comes to modular architecture. The tiny Skilpod houses offer all of the …

The Efficient, Stupid Market for Nuclear Electricity

The market is a wondrous place. It ensures you can drink Scotch whisky in Cape Town and Moscow, or Washington and Tokyo, if you prefer. It distributes goods and services superbly, and it can't be improved upon in seeking efficiency.<p>But it can't think and it can't plan; and it's a cruel exterminator …

This Startup Can Grow Metal Like a Tree

Traditionally, metals need to be extracted through mining and then shaped into usable materials using large amounts of heat. But now, a Seattle-based …

Is Our Universe One of Many? Here's How We Can Find Out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Quantum Mechanics

Are We a Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion?

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p>Nuclear fusion is considered by many to be the holy grail of clean energy -- a technology that would transform the world, if only we could figure out how to do it. But harnessing the same process that powers our sun is no small task. Superhot plasma must be created and contained so …

Energy

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