Amit Chopra

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Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: Forbes launched an e-book on Warren Buffett today. In it you’ll find Forbes and ForbesLife magazine profiles from 1969 to 2013 written by staffers and Buffett himself. The feature below can be found in the e-book along with 14 others that shed light on the philanthropist Buffett has</i> …

Mohit Chawla's answer to What are the most productive ways to spend time on the Internet?

Here is the Ultimate list of websites which will change your life and give you a whole new reason to use internet:-<p>1. <b>Openculture.com</b> <b>-</b> This is the big …

Education Technology

What is the best advice your father ever gave you?

<b>Gaining sourful experiences is far more important than any other thing in life as it makes a gem out of coal and this gem shines forever in difficult</b> …

Middle School

Andrew Bellay's answer to What are the best-kept secrets about startups?

<i>First off - there's no magic to start-ups.</i><p>The best kept secret about start-ups (especially for first time entrepreneurs) is that <b>you don't have to</b> …

Startups

Never, ever, give up on yourself!

There are enough people out there, actually, almost everyone, who is betting against you. They don’t think you can ever succeed in anything in life. …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

The $500 Million Baby: Meet 'Mo' Dewji, Who Vows To Be Africa's Richest Man

<i>After studying business at Georgetown University, Mohammed ‘MO’ Dewji returned to Tanzania, took over his father’s commodities trading business and transformed it what he describes as a $1.3 billion (revenues) manufacturing empire. He plans to become the richest man in Africa by 2023.</i><p>It’s a …

Australian Company Wins U.N. Prize For Bringing Solar Power To The Poorest In India

Pollinate Energy, an Australian clean energy company, will receive a United Nations award on Wednesday for a program that’s brought solar power to …

Solar Power on the Rise in Golden State

NIPTON, Cal­if. — Once we passed Whis­key Pete’s, a taw­dry castle-turned-casino/hotel where rooms go for $36 a night, I got my first glimpse of …

Renewable Energy

Dig Deep Into The Data To Ensure Commercial Solar Project Success

Nathan Homan is Managing Partner with Wiser Capital.<p><b>By Nathan Homan,</b> <i>Special To Solar Power World</i><p>A lot can go wrong when attempting to transform …

Chinese Billionaire Li Hejun Has Swooped On Cheap Western Solar Technology. What's Next?

When the world’s eyes were fixed on the Beijing Olympics five years ago, China cleaned up the capital’s famously polluted air.<p>Since then, things have gone from the previously bad to the progressively worse. Pollution is sometimes so thick that the American embassy advises staying indoors. This year …

While We’re Trying To Follow His Game Of Checkers, Jeff Bezos Is Playing Chess

A few years ago, I just didn’t get it. I couldn’t for the life of me understand how a company like Amazon could operate, let alone flourish. I spent the majority of my time following Apple, a company which in many ways was the antithesis of Amazon. Apple was all about huge margins, big profit. …

Solar Energy Storage About To Take Off In Germany and California

Visitors to last week’s Intersolar North America conference in San Francisco could not help but notice the presence of a benign invader: energy storage vendors. Half the second-floor exhibition space at the Moscone West convention hall had been rented by energy storage companies.<p>According to Markus …

New Research: You’re Doing Customer Experience Innovation Wrong

“Innovation” has become a buzzword in the customer experience field.<p>In a recent Forrester survey of 100 customer experience professionals, nearly half of respondents said that their executive team’s strategy for customer experience is market differentiation. And an ambitious 13% said that they’ll …

Solar Industry on Twitter: ".@google's Project Loon uses #solar to power the world's internet: http://t.co/XVwzyFhAHZ via @electronicsdes http://t.co/yngnU5V9Cn"

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