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The First Job Dilemma: The Advantages Of Apprenticeships

There was a kilo of white powder resting in a plate on the kitchen table. An empty cigar tube rested next to it. Judging by the grooves, the tube had …

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science

Work Hard, Work Smart<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to school, did my homework during breaks and …

Time Management

Why We Need To Listen to What’s Being Whispered, Not What’s Being Said

I don’t watch a lot of movies, but I’ve re-watched Inception with Leonardo DiCaprio a few times.<p>I’ve realized what draws me to the movie is that it …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

Business plans are a waste of time. Shoot now and adjust later.

There is of course an important caveat to the admittedly brash and generalising statement above. If you are looking for money to start your new …

How GoDaddy Is Helping Entrepreneurs Generate Business Ideas

How do you ideate?<p>Put another way: How do you generate and refine a business idea to the point where it’s worth executing?<p>It’s a serious question. …

The Secret to Motivating Millennials That Most Entrepreneurs Miss

Millennials crave a sense of purpose, but do you know what that means to them? Don't mistake greater good for organizational purpose.<p>Millennials cite a sense of purpose as one of their top priorities in choosing - and staying in - a job. But in speaking with the millennials on my own team, I've …

Why Perseverance Isn't Enough to Bring Your Invention to Market

Three ways to shift your thinking and take the actions needed to profit from your ideas<p>Pushing past naysayers and those who don't see your vision absolutely requires a thick skin and perseverance for any inventor. However, giving up too soon is not likely to be the biggest problem blocking your …

Antifragile Planning: Optimizing for Optionality (without Chasing Shiny Objects)

Planning timelines have been getting shorter and shorter across every industry over the last couple decades. Companies that used to make ten-year …

Elon Musk turns 47 today — here's the incredible story of how he went from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

On Thursday, Musk turns 47 years old, and he's already racked up a long string of victories.<p>As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, pushing all kinds of incredible new technologies. He's said he won't be happy …

Tesla Will Buy SolarCity for $2.6 Billion in Shares

Tesla Motors says it will buy solar panel installer SolarCity for $2.6 billion in shares to form a one-stop clean energy shop.<p>The deal is a major …

The Most Startling Myth About Success

When you’re a kid hearing the same message over and over, it has a way of becoming embedded in your psyche as fact – even if it’s a myth.<p>Like the line in fairy tales: “And they all lived happily ever after…”<p><i>Ah—the perfect ending.</i><p>The riding off into the sunset moment before the credits roll on the …

How Samsung plans its phones

<b>The S7 and S7 Edge have lots in common with the 6 from last year, whereas the S6 was a really big change from the 5. So first of all, could you tell me about why Samsung made such a big design change from the S5 to S6?</b><p>So up to 2013 the smartphone market was really fast-growing. According to our …

Inside A Growing Movement Of Coworking Spaces For Atypical Entrepreneurs

In places like Detroit and Cleveland a grassroots coworking movement is welcoming minority and low-income entrepreneurs and artists.<p>Long Beach, California-based WE Labs just opened its second coworking space in the historic Packard Building, a Spanish Baroque-styled car showroom from the 1920s. …

How Work Will Change When Most of Us Live to 100

Today in the United States there are 72,000 centenarians. Worldwide, probably 450,000. If current trends continue, then by 2050 there will be more than a million in the US alone. According to the work of demographer Professor James Vaupel and his co-researchers, 50% of babies born in the US in 2007 …

5 Things You Absolutely Need to Do Before You Start Your Business

As long as you have a drive to succeed, your inexperience won't be an issue.<p><i>How do I start a new business with no experience? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Alexandra Isenegger, who runs a</b> …

'Pokemon Go' creators working to be 'respectful' of reality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile …

Pokémon

Microsoft job cuts hit 2,850 more positions

Microsoft is planning to lay off more people beyond the 1,850 company officials announced would be cut in May 2016.<p>In a July 28 Microsoft 10-K filing, which I saw via Business Insider, Microsoft acknowledged there would be additional job cuts coming during its fiscal 2017, which kicked off on July …

3 Steps to Prioritizing Your Reading List

How often have you said: “No I haven’t read it. I’ve been meaning to though!”<p>I started making a list of books to read my junior year in college in …

How To Read More Books (8 Ways) - Read 60+ Books A Year

I read 60 books last year and am on pace to do about the same this year.<p>Most people wish they could know how to read more often, probably because …

How walking in the woods benefits your health

<b>Walking among trees makes us more relaxed, nicer people.</b><p>It should come as no surprise that walking among trees has health benefits. <i>Shinrin-yoku</i> or …

Forests

The 10 Best Business And Productivity Books Of 2015

Read some (or all!) of these 2015 favorites over the holidays and you’ll return to work in January ready to make 2016 the best year yet.<p>The holidays are a great time to catch up on reading, and think beyond day-to-day issues. Here are 10 of our favorite business and productivity books from 2015 …

Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

Why Your Big Fat Ego Could Be Decimating Your Success - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

Your ego is the image you have of yourself and how important you are. For many people, this part of their being can get out of control really …

The Balanced Scorecard for Small Business—Set Goals!

The Balanced Scorecard enables organization leaders to quickly convert mission, vision and strategy into actionable goals.

This Is Every CEO’s Most Insidious Liability

<i>Robert Siegel is a partner at XSeed Capital and a lecturer in management at Stanford University Graduate School of Business</i><p>A common challenge that …

Business travelers are ditching taxis in droves in favor of Uber

Uber now has a 73% share while taxis have fallen to only 22%, according to an analysis of more than 10 million business receipts by expense management company Certify.<p>It's a bad outlook for an industry that's struggling to keep up with the influx of ride-hailing apps.<p>"It's happening," Certify CEO …