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Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Why News Junkies Are So Glum About Politics, Economics, and Everything Else

Stock-market crashes, terrorist attacks, and the dark side of “newsworthy” stories<p><i>Man bites dog</i>. It is one of the oldest cliches in journalism, an acknowledgement of the idea that ordinary events are not newsworthy, whereas oddities, like a puppy-nibbling adult, deserve disproportionate …

Stock Markets

Bernie Sanders is taking a 'bold position' on a hot-button issue for both parties

But with a powerful lobbying presence and backing from several key political figures, experts and advocates say the private-prison industry won't be taken down so easily.<p>Last week, the Vermont senator and 2016 presidential hopeful announced his cosponsorship of the Justice is Not For Sale Act, …

11 amazing facts about your skin

Your skin is one of the most important parts of your body. It doesn't actually crawl, but you may think it is after you learn more.<p><i>Produced by Kevin Reilly</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Progressive rebels in the American south fight a flag – and the Klansman next door

On a clay hill south of town, County Road 258 splits between two houses, right and left. I went to the right, recently, when a young black woman stepped outside. She wore a T-shirt that read “Ole Miss”.<p>She smiled. She didn’t realize she stood on the front line of a cultural war, where new arguments …

Ole Miss

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free

Why reinvent the wheel? Get a professional business plan template at no cost.<p>Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get …

Small Business

This new site keeps track of failed startups and why they flopped

A new website — Autopsy.io— just launched to keep those failures all together in one neat place, complete with a summary of why each company flopped, in hopes of providing a lesson for others to learn from.<p>In a simple spreadsheet format, the site lists each startup name, its basic idea, the …

This is the Most Important Site For Entrepreneurs Today | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur and haven't heard of Product Hunt yet, it's time you get out from behind your desk and take notice of what's happening in the world.<p>I'd argue that Product Hunt is one of the most impactful sites for entrepreneurs today, granted it's suited for online entrepreneurs vs. …

Are You A Procrastinator? Scientists Say This Brain Hack Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key to avoiding procrastination may be to change the way you think about time.<p>The trick? Break down the time you have into smaller units. For instance, if …

Blue Chip Kids: What It Takes To Raise A Wall Street Whiz

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You send your kids to school to be book-smart. You teach them life lessons so they’ll be street-smart.<p>But what’s the best way to set them up to be <i>money</i>-smart?<p>Startup investor and lawyer David W. Bianchi had this very question in mind in 2013 <b></b>when he set out …

Personal Finance

Adaptive Insights: Plunging A Stake Into Microsoft Excel

The killer app that propelled the PC revolution in the 1980s was the spreadsheet. It revolutionized the business world because it ended the laborious need for managers and analysts to use pen and paper. As a testament to the power of the spreadsheet, the technology is still thriving today — and is …

Oil

The Creator's Code: 6 essential skills of extraordinary entrepreneurs

In her new book, ‘The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs,’ Stanford lecturer Amy Wilkinson presents new insights …

Foods That Build Muscle - What to Eat to Build Muscle Bulk

Okay, so you've started working out and you've seen some changes to your body but you want more. Now you need to know the foods that build muscle …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

15 Tricks To Overcome Procrastination

Research shows that many of us procrastinate. So if there’s something you’re avoiding, delaying or sidestepping, you’re far from the only one.<p>We’re skilled at procrastinating, sometimes so much so that we don’t even realize we’re doing it!<p>But things can only be put off for so long, and …

Procrastination

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Data Visualization

Burglary at Steve Jobs's Home Triggered This 'Self-Monitoring' Startup

On July 17, 2012, a burglar who had no sense of history or understanding of the capabilities of technology broke into Steve Jobs’s home in Palo Alto, CA, and took off with a bunch of iProducts as well as jewelry, the deceased man’s wallet, and other equipment. The premises were empty. The home was …

Smart Homes