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10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

What challenges are facing Pakistan's new army chief?

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Pakistan has named a new army chief as the country faces a host of complex issues, from potential war with India, terrorism, and Donald Trump.<p>Lt. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa will succeed popular Gen. Raheel Sharif this week, as Sharif steps down after three years in the …

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A Harvard Psychologist Explains the Key to Spotting a Liar

You may think that fidgeting and not making eye contact are telltale signs that someone’s lying to you. But according to Harvard Business School …

The Blocks modular smartwatch can now be pre-ordered

You choose which four of six modules you want<p>If you’ve been dreaming about owning a customizable smartwatch, the modular watch that London-based Blocks promised is now available — but just for pre-order. And nothing gives a pre-order announcement a little extra spice like a teaser video:<p>This watch, …

Mayor candidate opposes Rome 2024 bid, not games themselves

ROME (AP) — A leading candidate for next month's Rome mayoral election maintained her opposition to the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics on Monday, …

Los Angeles

Pondering ‘what it means to be human’ on the frontier of gene editing

<b>P</b>eople in pain write to Jennifer Doudna. They have a congenital illness. Or they have a sick child. Or they carry the gene for Huntington’s disease or some other dreadful time bomb wired through every cell in their body. They know that Doudna helped invent an extraordinary new gene-editing …

Climate science might become the most important casualty of the replication crisis

<i>The replication crisis in science has just begun. It will be big.</i><p>By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website.<p>Summary: After a decade of slow …

Replication

10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Microsoft, Dell, Napster and Facebook all have in common? Aside from being among some of the most market-shaking companies of the last quarter century, they were all also created by college students.<p>Sure, not everyone can be the …

North Korea says it can fit nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>TOKYO — North Korea has been able to make its nuclear warheads small enough to fit onto ballistic missiles, the state media claimed Wednesday in Pyongyang’s latest boast about improvements in its weapons capabilities.<p>North Korea has made the claim before and it is not …

North Korea

Are We Truly in a 'Golden Age' of Entrepreneurship?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no question that entrepreneurs (and employees) these days have it pretty good. A good chunk of the startup process for almost any business can be accomplished by almost anyone with a basic Internet connection and a little bit of …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways to Learn About Your Target Audience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It astonishes me how many businesses don't have a clue who their target market is. Sure, if you ask the head of sales who the target audience is, he or she may have an answer, but does this sales exec know why this is the target market? …

Marketing

23 People Who Became Highly Successful After Age 40

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The 6 Musts of a Cover Letter

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>While perusing the job advertisements of your favorite career site, you’ve just found a position that seems tailor-made for you. That’s a common scenario, but unfortunately, one that often strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned …

Employment

Challenges and Promises of a New Urine Malaria Test

<i>The Fyodor Urine Malaria Test (UMT) has the potential to improve patient outcome and reduce the spread of drug resistance in malaria. It does not</i> …

The hypocrisy of the ‘civilized world’

The US president Barack Obama responded to the Paris terror assault as “an attack on the civilized world”. Somewhat similar response came from other …

Middle East

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

The 12 Most Outrageous Science Scandals Of 2015

...in chronological order.<p>For seven years, people have been protesting against the construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, one of indigenous Hawaiians' most sacred sites. But the controversy exploded this April, when dozens of protesters were arrested.<p>The protests …

Chinese Biotech Giant Rules Out Cloning Humans... For Now

BEIJING — The head of a Chinese firm that is building the world’s biggest animal cloning factory has vowed not to use the technology on people — for …

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

Self-improvement

Mark Cuban's Advice to Ivy League Students: 'No Balls, No Babies'

Here are 9 lessons and insights from Mark Cuban during his visit at the University of Pennsylvania.<p>A few weeks ago, Mark Cuban dropped by the University of Pennsylvania for the Authors@Wharton Series to share some stories and insights from his life as a billionaire serial entrepreneur, an active …

9 Billionaires Who Didn't Graduate High School

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that “more than 1.3 million students drop out of high school every year in the US?” Considering that this makes a high-school dropout ineligible for 90% of jobs in the country, is there any reason to think that they’ll find …

4 Ways to Tailor Your Marketing to Each Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a marketer who wants to grow sales consistently is a little like trying to put a Mafia kingpin behind bars. You know he’s out there. A bunch of people have theories about how to find him. The pain lies in actually doing it.<p>This …

Marketing

Why Your Brain Procrastinates + 3 Easy Ways to Kick the Habit

Ugh, that boring report that needs to be written. Drat, that mystery drawer that needs organizing. Sigh, that phone call that has to be made. If a task feels like absolute torture to do (and those time tracking apps aren’t cutting it), well, that’s because it is. As it turns out, our brains are …

Columbia scientists create first-ever computer chip integrated with biology on a molecular level

Many a science fiction film features a character – hero or villain, depending on the author – that is a man-machine hybrid, whose biological systems …

The 15 Best-Rated CEOs in the U.S.

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Who are the best CEOs in the U.S. according to their employees?<p>The names range from those at the helm of tech companies to …

How Science Has Been Abused to Promote Racism

Tim Crowe, <i>University of Cape Town</i><p>Race in human taxonomy -- the science of classifying organisms -- has a long, disgraceful history.<p>Individuals have used race to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority. Some of these individuals were, and are, respected in …

10 Motivating Quotes to Help You Spring Into Action

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>March signals the end of the first quarter and the start of spring. It’s a great time to take stock of goals and plans for 2015 to see what kind of progress you’ve made so far and to tweak and adjust as necessary.<p>If you’re looking for …

Motivation