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Write Code Every Day

Last fall, work on my coding side projects came to a head: I wasn’t making adequate progress and I couldn’t find a way to get more done without …

The cost of underselling

Some people who have worked with me or have a closer relationship with me will know that I have been working 18~24 hour days for the last few years. …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.<p>I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A …

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Got Married

I used to think I had my stuff together. Then I got married.<p>Marriage is great—but it rocked everything I knew. I quickly realized my basic goal in …

Can you imagine a world without shops or factories? Global Business presenter Peter Day believes that, here, in 2013, we are in the middle of a revolution so great it could turn our old familiar world upside down. Click the link to read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23990211

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Yes, Apple Is Back In The Disruption Business

Today’s superstar businesses are device companies, integrating hardware, software, services and connection. We don’t get much chance to stop and think what that new product model means to how you do R&D, product development and innovation. But Apple is showing us. While we were fixated on hardware, …

The Inside Story of the Collapse of BlackBerry

The Globe and Mail has a fantastic article on the decline and fall of BlackBerry. It’s so deeply reported that it’s no surprise there are three names …

How Buffett, Musk And Other Multi-Billionaires Hit It Big (Interactive Graphic)

It used to be the first million. Now, you only turn heads when you hit a billion.<p>Warren Buffett, the iconic chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is worth $53.5 billion. He wasn't always. But Buffett started early. When the "Sage of Omaha" was in high school, he spent $25 on a pinball machine …

Why You Need A Sponsor — Not A Mentor — To Fast-Track Your Career

Mentors may offer an open door and helpful guidance, but little more. To win, you need a sponsor, says Sylvia Ann Hewlett, CEO of think tank The Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) and author of just released "Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career."<p>"A mentor gives …

Singapore: safe haven, model society

Singapore is booming and well placed to weather any Asian storms, but success has brought its own problems.<p>Looking out towards the sea from Singapore's Marina Bay Sands infinity swimming pool, perched precariously 57 storeys above the ground – these are tough assignments, I know, but someone has to …

Economics

5 tips you need to heed if you don't want to be a failed Ubuntu Edge campaign

The Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding campaign might have broken a record for collecting US$12.8 million from funders, but failed to reach its goal. Where did …

Debunking the Small Market Myth of Singapore

The theme of this article is to debunk the myth that “Singapore is a small market”. This article originated from the many discussions I have with …

My Review of CNBC's "The Profit" http://bit.ly/17X8SIP

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

Razing prices

TALK of hipster beards and three-day stubble is all well and good. But the shaving market might be seeing a far more significant change than that. …

Move fast, break things: The sad story of Platform, Facebook’s gigantic missed opportunity

It was May 24, 2007 at Facebook’s inaugural developers conference f8, held at the San Francisco Design Center. Mark Zuckerberg, just 10 days past his …

Jeff Bezos Will Walk Out Of A Meeting If You Don't Get To The Point

Jeff Bezos won't waste any time in a meeting with you if he doesn't fully understand where the conversation is going or how it will make Amazon better.<p>Craig Timberg and Jia Lynn Yang write about Bezos' demanding management style in The Washington Post:<p>"In the relentlessly efficient world of Jeffrey …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

9 Sources Of Inspiration For Highly Successful People

LinkedIn recently published a series featuring a wide range of things that can provide inspiration.<p>In the series titled "What Inspires Me," LinkedIn Influencers shared what keeps them working, from a harsh rejection they received at the beginning of their career to the hard-working people they see …

Recent Grads: Passion Is the Secret Ingredient to Success in Finance

With the unemployment rate for recent college graduates between the ages of 21 and 24 set at 8.8 percent, the job market is still tough to break into. Making a successful entrance into your career in the finance sector as a woman of the Class of 2013 may require more gumption than you may have …

Creating A Line Of Credit With Friends: The New Trend In Finance

<i>Big news: Three Ashoka Fellows have created the first do-it-yourself credit creation app.</i><p>The most recent financial crisis, caused by low-quality sub-prime loans, has left people with no income, no jobs and no assets. It has has been remarkably painful for many. But this market collapse is just …

We've Never Been More In Awe Of Someone's Life Than We Are Of Quant Legend Pete Muller's

It goes without saying he's intelligent. But his quirks are more impressive. One of his favorite pastimes involves the New York subway.<p>Bloomberg Markets Magazine has an awesome profile out about the quant legend and Morgan Stanley rainmaker. And this is what we gleaned: everything, from sports, to …

Where Data And Creativity Meet: Confessions Of A Quant, Madison Avenue’s “Hitman”

Becky Wang, a data strategist at Droga5, reveals the shadowy figures who work at the intersection of data and creativity and discusses why the ability to find, interpret, and deploy data is now critical to creating great brand experiences.<p><b>“Art and science have their meeting point in method.”<br>–Edward</b> …

QUANTS: Meet The Math Geniuses Running Wall Street

<i>Forget Gordon Gekko. Old-style City traders are being replaced by maths geniuses who use super-computers to beat the markets. But are 'quants' a force for good or evil?</i><p>At seven minutes past one on the afternoon of Tuesday April 23 this year a tweet from the AP news agency in Washington was …

Wall Street Profits Hit Record Levels, So Why Are Banks Still Killing Jobs?

Try and make sense of this: The banking industry earned a record $40 billion in the first three months of 2012, meanwhile banks are cutting th0usands of jobs.<p>JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Bank of America each announced job cuts this week. BofA said it was slashing 209 jobs, Wells is cutting 126 …

Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

One of my favorite events last year was attending Startup Grind where I got to interview Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma. Not …

Woody Allen: What I've Learned

Writer and Director, 77, New York City<p><i>Allen was photographed on June 3 at his office in Manhattan. His forty-eight picture as a director,</i> Blue Jasmine<i>, is now in theaters. Interviewed June 4, 2013</i><p><b>My two teenage girls</b> think of me as ancient. But I'm up before them and wake them to go to school.<p><b>What</b> …

The life of an options trader. http://bit.ly/14KGdoS