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Nonfiction Book Review: The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene. Viking, $30 (624p) ISBN 978-0-525-42814-5

The Laws of Human Nature<p>Robert Greene. Viking, $30 (624p) ISBN 978-0-525-42814-5<p>In this detailed and expansive guide, Greene (<i>Mastery</i>) seeks to …

Book Reviews

Understanding the business of SaaS

Software as a Service (SaaS) is an elegant business model. Once you build the product, you can sell it to any number of customers. The only changes …

Product Management

Scratch Golf

ABOUT<p>The game of golf is built on benchmarks—breaking 100, shooting in the 80s, getting close to par—and the ultimate achievement for amateur golfers is to play to a scratch handicap. Some players do it by overpowering courses; some are impeccable ball-strikers; some are virtuosos around the …

Golf

Insight Selling Is The New Solution Selling

In 2012, Harvard Business Review published a bold article entitled “The End of Solution Sales”. It declared that solution selling had become obsolete. The verdict was, in large part, founded on the argument that B2B buyers are coming to the table more prepared and better educated than ever before. …

Selling

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Choose These Mutual Funds If They Are Available In Your 401(k) Plan

One of the most important financial decisions you are ever going to make is how to invest your 401(k). However, the information you are provided to make this decision is written more to meet regulatory requirements than anything else. Here is how can you find the best mutual funds from your plan’s …

Investing

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Kanban

5 Top Salespeople Share How They Get Out of Sales Slumps

The best salespeople have bad days -- it's how they get through them that makes the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s happened to all of us: One minute, we're hitting home runs out of the park; the next, we're swinging and missing every time.<p>What's …

Three Breakthroughs That Will Disrupt The Tech World In 2019

We may have never before been in an era of such rapid technological change. Of course, much more is coming. Last fall, Gartner research predicted some of the big tech trends of 2018 and beyond, and it was quite a bounty: The continued rise of artificial intelligence and cloud-based computing, new …

The Future

Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely To Disrupt

You’ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize… fill in the blank. But what actually is it and how is it going to disrupt these industries?<p>In simplest terms, blockchain refers to a decentralized database. If you think of a traditional database like a spreadsheet, running …

Blockchain

Basic Blockchain Lingo Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Do the terms 'proof-of-stake,' litecoin' and 'mining' mean anything to you? If not, keep reading.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With all the buzz lately around blockchain technology, it can be tough to keep up. Given how fast this industry is growing, new terms are …

Silicon Valley billionaire VC Marc Andreessen recommends these 7 books

When billionaire Marc Andreessen has something to say, the tech world listens. He's a co-founder and general partner of the venture capital firm …

7 Tour Player Practice Tips

Having studied the best players in the world, here are 7 tour player practice tips to help improve your golf game from tee-to-green.<p>Does your …

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

I Asked What My Dad Wants For Me In A Man & His Answer Legit Made Me Cry

Like any great father, my dad wants the best for me in all things — from breakfast foods to education to partners (of course). Though, I'd never …

Retirement: How this stock market miracle could boost your 401(k) savings

A miracle is coming soon. I’m almost certain. It’s predictable — yet largely unknown. You surely don’t know it unless you read my old Forbes columns from years ago. It’s maybe 100 days away, roughly. I call it the fourth-quarter 87% miracle. When stocks rage!<p>Yes, I know. Worries abound, from …

The secrets of Moe Norman's golf swing

Canada's Richard Zokol, winner of the 1992 Greater Milwaukee Open on the PGA Tour, was a friend of Norman's. He believes -- as do Graves and Guzzi -- …

Hip Hop Reviewer Absolutely Astonished Listening to Rage Against the Machine For the First Time

YouTuber YouYouYou who does five minute Hip Hop album reviews from his car, was convinced by his viewers to take a listen to Rage Against the …

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 emails. This …

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

Clustering Cryptocurrencies with Affinity Propagation and the RAD 30 Crypto Composite

We apply Affinity Propagation clustering to the Rad 30 Crypto Composite and find that some sectors of the crypto economy are systematically different …

Machine Learning

Removing shoes when entering the house could help people stay slim, scientists claim

Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.<p>According to new research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, everyday …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

“It was never <i>really</i> about food,” Anthony Bourdain says of his CNN series <i>Parts Unknown</i>.<p>For Bourdain, his focus began to shift from the culinary to the …

Anthony Bourdain

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …