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How to Lead a Team of Diverse Personalities

Managing a group of introverts and extroverts can be tricky, but there are a few proven ways to help the two personality types work in harmony.<p>Managing a team composed of both introverts and extroverts can prove to be a difficult balancing act.<p>Francesca Gino, a professor at Harvard Business School, …

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12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. Here's what sets them apart.<p>A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal …

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

Digital lab offers catalyst to drive innovation, create jobs

A group of tech-savvy entrepreneurs and cost-conscious civil servants are hoping the creation of a so-called digital lab will be a catalyst to create …

Entrepreneurs don't have a special gene for risk—they're rich kids with safety nets

We’re in an era of the cult of the entrepreneur. We analyze the Tory Burches and Evan Spiegels of the world looking for a magic formula or set of personality traits that lead to success. Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and more students coming out of business schools are choosing startup life over …

Entrepreneurship

Examining the Accuracy of Fantasy Football Projections with an Interactive Scatterplot in R

(This article was first published on <b> Fantasy Football Analytics » R | Fantasy Football Analytics</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)In prior …

Fantasy Football

10 of the latest surprising and revealing studies on social media

I love to see new stats and research about how to best share to social media.<p>If it’s research-backed or numbers-driven, sign me up. These actionable tips are what drive a lot of our experiments at Buffer as we’re keen to see if the best advice from these studies meshes with our experience, …

Why Smart Fabric is the Clothing of the Future | The Network | The Network

A new kind of wearable has made its way onto the market, and it’s closer to the skin than any headset, watch or wristband. Smartclothing, made from sensor-based smart fabric, could redefine the connected fitness and health industries and beyond. This is a fundamental part of the mission of the …

Internet of Things

Regulation A+: Now Everyone Can Invest In Your Startup

For the past 80 years only accredited investors, meaning individuals who make over $200,000 in income or who have $1 million in assets (excluding their primary residence), have been able to invest in startups in America. That has changed today with the implementation of Title IV of the JOBS Act …

Venture Capital

10 proven tactics for reading people’s body language

You can learn a lot about someone’s intentions and emotions from their body language, if you know what to look for. We’ve compiled some tips in the …

Public Speaking

What is the future of payment technologies?

With your unique facial features set to become a way to pay for everyday goods, the future of the humble wallet is looking grim.<p>And this is just one …

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Remote Controls

Goldman Sachs says a digital healthcare revolution is coming — and it could save America $300 billion

Though this percentage far exceeds that of other developed economies, government projections say it will only continue to rise in the coming years.<p>It is often said that the US desperately needs to reduce healthcare costs — and analysts at Goldman Sachs think a major spending reduction is not far …

Digital Health

Amazon’s new Prime Day will be a massive ‘global shopping event’

Amazon is turning 20 next week, and to celebrate the online retail site is launching Prime Day, a global shopping extravaganza for Prime members.<p>The …

5 Reasons To Install a Home Webcam

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Hacking Team, Which Sells Surveillance Tech To Governments, Exposed By Major Hack

One of the technology world’s most notorious providers of surveillance and intrusion software has found itself on the wrong end of an embarrassing hack.<p>A range of sensitive documents belonging to Italy-based Hacking Team, which is known for working with governments worldwide, appeared to leak out …

Saudi Arabia

One of the world's biggest banks just admitted bitcoin could destroy existing finance firms

Analyst Johann Palychata writes in the company's magazine Quintessence that bitcoin's blockchain, the software that allows the digital currency to function, "should be considered as an invention like the steam or combustion engine," that has the potential to transform the world of finance and …

Blockchain

Greek referendum result: what happens next?

A flurry of eurozone meetings are set to go ahead in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Frankfurt, but Greek exit contingency plans will also be discussed in the UK<p>The Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, will hold an emergency meeting with the bosses of the local banks on Sunday night. He has said …

Europe

The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future.<p>Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene is already considered to be one of the most prominent in …

Startups

3 cool technologies that could save the world's water

One company uses moss to clean water, while another purifies it by passing it through stone. A third promises a new technology that can cut the cost of turning sea water into drinking water by 70%.<p>All these firms are out of Minnesota, where talent from a longstanding group of industries is …

Business Development

Off3r Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?<p>A: an aggregator-sorter app called Off3r, that’s launched in the U.K. today (on iOS and Android) — promising to apply Tinderish …

Crowd Funding

Google's Larry Page was asked whether he was worried about the rise of ad blockers — here's what he said

The increasing popularity of ad blockers is an existential threat to companies such as Google that make most of their revenue by selling ads.<p>Hence why the question of ad blockers was brought up Wednesday at Google's annual meeting of stockholders. An audience member asked Google CEO Larry Page how …

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

Google unveils Project Soli, a radar-based wearable to control anything

Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.<p>Project Soli is that wearable, …

OS X 10.11 Could Feature Control Center, 'Rootless' Security and More, iOS 9 to Support A5-Based Devices

While OS X Yosemite introduced several new high-profile features, such as Handoff, iCloud Drive and Instant Hotspot, the focus of OS X 10.11 will be on improved stability and performance, new security features and system-wide interface tweaks, according to a lengthy report by <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>OS X 10.11 is …

iPad Mini

Marcus Lemonis: The 5 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

On The Profit, Lemonis points out the common moves that can kill a business.<p>"As the business has grown, so have the problems."<p>That's how Marcus Lemonis explained the plight of the floundering Greek food business My Big Fat Greek Gyro, which he attempted to save in a recent episode of CNBC's <i>The</i> …

Small Business