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Google quietly announces plans to make over the internet as we know it

Google is beginning a journey to transform the mobile web as we know it — but they're trying to play it cool, guys.<p>In a blog post that was …

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

F1 & TV rights - what does the future hold?

F1 is moving away from free-to-air television in Italy - BBC Sport looks at what this might mean for the future of the sport on TV.

Rights & Freedoms

Amazon opens its first grocery store in Seattle - with no tills

Grocery Stores

'I miss school to fetch clean water'

<b>Mario Macilau was 23 in 2007 when he swapped his mother's mobile phone for a Nikon camera. Photography wasn't new to him, however, as he had been taking pictures of daily life in his home town in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, since he was 14 years old.</b><p>His subjects ranged from the street …

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations into Great Ones | Inc.com

Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully choreographed. If I sound like I'm describing a Broadway show, you're right. A Steve Jobs …

Public Speaking

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018 | Inc.com

Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the feedback was extremely positive. The biggest request I received was for more social media tools to help companies really take advantage of the medium.<p>And it's no wonder. Just three years ago, …

Marketing

What Everyone's Missing About the New iPhone Conspiracy Theory | Inc.com

I left an Apple iPhone 6s in a hot car once. I didn't think too much about it at the time, and the phone seemed to work normally for a few months after that. I remember seeing a message on the phone about powering down because of an overheating issue.<p>Then, just recently, I upgraded it to iOS 11. At …

iPhone

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

How To Be Unforgettable The Second You Say Hello | Inc.com

There are some people who can walk into any room, say one word, and instantly be unforgettable.<p>I can probably count those people on one hand as they're the few wonderful men and women who had a profound impact on my life over the years.<p>Some have a natural knack for leaving a mark, while others …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Leadership

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny object to another, you may get lots of things done--but few things ever get done well.<p>Or, you may find your life is ruled by …

Self-improvement

12 apps that show you how you’re wasting time — and help you make better use of it

You never thought juggling—a term typically reserved for circus clowns or the party trick you tried to learn in college—would be something you practice daily. Yet, as an entrepreneur, juggling is something you have to constantly practice in order for all balls, bowling pins, and rubber chickens (so …

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

The 55 Best Questions To Ask To Break The Ice And Really Get To Know Someone

What’s the first question most people ask you when you meet?<p>It’s likely, “What do you do?”<p>This has become the new “How’s it going?” or “How about that weather?” and it’s awful.<p>If you’re anything like me, this question leaves you feeling sized-up and minimized. It’s as if the asker is thinking to …

Halloween Costume

The Power of Curation: ShareThis’ Paul Lentz’s Checklist for Success

What’s the link between sharing and curation—and how can publishers of all sizes take advantage of the power of curation to get more eyes on their content? That’s what we discussed with Paul Lentz, SVP of Publisher and Business Operations for ShareThis, a widget that lets people share any content …

Marketing

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They’re Too Internally Focused

Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution. There are many explanations for this abysmal failure rate, but a 10-year longitudinal study on …

Management

There Are 3 Types of Procrastinators. This Flowchart Will Tell You Which One You Are | Inc.com

In order to figure out what medicine to take you first have to figure out what you've got. Is it a brain tumor, a migraine, or a bad hangover? The answer will determine whether you opt for aspirin or surgery.<p>And what's true for medical conditions, is equally true for day-to-day (and far less …

Medical Conditions

What Exceptional Leaders Know

• <b>Author:</b> Tracy Spears & Wally Schmader<p>What Exceptional Leaders Know delivers high-impact skills, strategies and ideas in a practical and user-friendly way. Readers will find information they can begin using right away to become a much more effective and influential leader. The recommendations are …

Zero to One

• <b>Author:</b> Blake Masters & Peter Thiel<p>WHAT VALUABLE COMPANY IS NOBODY BUILDING?<p>The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. It’s easier to copy a model than to make …

How India Is Moving Toward a Digital-First Economy

On November 8, 2016, India’s government did something that no other government had attempted before at the same scale: It decided to remove 86% of the country’s currency notes by value from circulation. Over the months that followed, more than 1 billion people participated in a “reboot” of the …

India

Amazon found an ingenious new way to undercut its competitors ahead of the holidays

Lots of stores have price-matching policies. Target promises to match prices on identical items found for less at Target.com, certain online competitors, or in local print ads for up to 14 days after a purchase. Best Buy matches prices against a handful of online retailers and local competitors. …

7 Signs That Your Boss May Be on the Fast Track to Failing You | Inc.com

The path of leadership is a journey not for the faint of heart. It requires the prerequisite of continuous personal development before you can claim the honorable title of "leader."<p>Yet most bosses that don't deserve the title never put in the work...and fail miserably. They are bosses that play for …

Employment

Use These 7 Emotional Intelligence Tips to Be a Better Leader

Technicians are smart about machines. Leaders are smart about people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many types of intelligence and emotional intelligence, even though it's much discussed these days, is often not displayed much in the workplace. Being able to …

Self-improvement

How to Stay Focused If You’re Assigned to Multiple Projects at Once

Few people today have the luxury of working on a single project at a time; most of us are juggling the demands of many teams at once. In theory, this system of “multiteaming” offers a number of upsides: You can deploy your expertise exactly where and when it’s most needed, share your knowledge …

Management

Many Strategies Fail Because They’re Not Actually Strategies

Many strategy execution processes fail because the firm does not have something worth executing.<p>The strategy consultants come in, do their work, and document the new strategy in a PowerPoint presentation and a weighty report. Town hall meetings are organized, employees are told to change their …

Management

90 Percent of Hiring Managers Surveyed Say This Interview Skill Makes Job Candidates Irresistible | Inc.com

Do a Google search on "interviewing skills" and you'll get 526,000 results on anything from dress and hygiene, body language, story-telling, and questions to ask and <i>not</i> ask. For job seekers serious about upping their interview game, you need a clearer target.<p>What do you shoot for to really impress …

Employment

The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Watkins<p><b>Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors</b><p><b>The world’s most trusted guide for leaders in transition</b><p>Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will …