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Uber Business Model Canvas: Know what led Uber to success

Uber, a cab company valued at $51 Billion without even owning a single cab has raised many eyebrows. The business model of Uber has created what is …

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

Who are the 1%? The answer might surprise you

It’s official: half of the world’s wealth is now owned by the top 1%. Escalating levels of global inequality over recent years have led to the top …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials

Magnises founder Billy McFarland is building a members-only brand by bringing together working Millennials. Here's how.<p>The verdict is in: Millennials like "black cards."<p>Just 18 months after launching, New York City-based membership organization Magnises is gaining traction with young professionals …

Elizabeth Warren just delivered the realest talk on race by any American politician

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The progressive favorite talks about the “dark underbelly” of “how America built a great middle class”<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>September 28, 2015 8:52pm (UTC)<p>Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren just further burnished her progressive credentials with a thorough and explicit telling …

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

Inside the 31-year-old's fight to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and grow it by another $125 billion.<p>You'd have to look really hard not to see Steve Jobs in Elizabeth Holmes. Both Holmes and Jobs were loners as kids. As a teenager, Jobs discovered Plato; Holmes favored Roman emperor-philosopher …

Slaves: The Capital that Made Capitalism

CapitalismEssaysRaceRace/isms<p>A re-post<p>— August 20, 2015<p>5<p>The slaves of General Thomas F. Drayton, 1862 © Henry P. Moore | Wikimedia Commons<p><i>This post,</i> …

Less water might be plenty for California, experts say, and conservation is only the start

Across California this summer, residents have been racking up water conservation numbers that defy expectations — a 27% reduction in June, followed by 31.3% in July.<p>Perhaps more impressive than the percentage figures, however, is the actual volume of water saved over two months: 414,800 …

Water

Yanis Varoufakis: ‘If I’m convicted of high treason, it would be interesting’

Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images<p>Varoufakis leaves on his motorcycle with his wife Danae Stratou after resigning on 6 July 2015.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/18/1439917920162/a1d8d759-0eae-485f-ad6f-0aebcc513ad1-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Louisa …

Europe

Economist's View

Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

On the tony Belle Haven peninsula in Greenwich, Conn., overlooking Long Island Sound, sits a massive neoclassical house that looks as if it could …

California, the new city state

California is rightly regarded as one of the bluest — that is, most Democratic — and most liberal states in the nation. But California's political complexion is increasingly so distinctive that it should demand an entirely new coloration.<p>A sample of the liberal laws and administrative policies …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books

50 Things Millennials Must Read, Watch, Listen to and Know About

We survived graduating amidst the recession, we came of age with social media, and these are just some of the many things that have worked for us -- …

Entrepreneurship

Rapper-poet Akala: 'Slavery Was Foundation of European capitalism'

Hip-hop, and the entertainment industry in general, is known more for encouraging artists to become one-dimensional caricatures of themselves than …

9 hot startup cities that aren't San Francisco or NYC

But there's a slew of other metro areas with established infrastructure and skilled work forces that can match those more established locations at a fraction of the cost of living and with less day-to-day stress.<p>These are the places where startup dreams come easier and cheaper, but can still pay …

San Francisco

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Pilgrims to the Islamic State

What Westerners migrating to ISIS have in common with Westerners who sympathized with communism<p>In <i>Political Pilgrims</i>, the sociologist Paul Hollander exposes and excoriates the mentality of a certain kind of Western intellectual, who, such is the depth of his estrangement or alienation from his own …

Human Rights