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Frog’s 5 Steps To Predicting The Future

Of course predicting the future is impossible, but Frog can help you make an educated guess.<p>People everywhere wish they could look into a crystal ball and see their future–or at the very least, the future of their investments, business, and career. Frog, the global design consultancy, has developed …

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

This curated column is by Author, Speaker, Organizational Designer, Jeff Gothelf<p>There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, …

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

Fjällräven Debuts Eco-Backpacks Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Lose Weight by Eating More Fiber, Says Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

4 Reasons Why Your Personal Brand Changes Everything

Whether you are the leader of your company or just starting in your career, investing in your personal brand can be transformative.<p>For entrepreneurs competing in today's marketplace, having a strong marketing plan simply isn't enough. Your potential customers are exposed to as many as 5,000 ads per …

I see U: DIY Surveillance for the Masses ...and the Makers

Why Should The NSA Have All The Fun?<p>If you were wandering around the music, art and technology festival Trailer Park I/O this past week you may find …

Startup valuations: All investors are not equal- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>By Manish Saxena</b><p>Valuation of startups has always been an intriguing subject. What is even more intriguing is how the valuation figures of these …

Venture Capital

Nine Rules For Mastering The Squat For Leaner, Stronger Legs

Training Articles<p>Nine Rules For Mastering The Squat For Leaner, Stronger Legs<p>The squat. That wondrous exercise that will make everything about your …

Exercise

11 video game trends that will change the future of the industry

Virtual reality is the hot topic of conversation, but here’s how other trends, from augmented reality to the rejection of ‘crunch’, could change the future of gaming<p>The focus of this year’s Develop, the annual game developer conference held in Brighton, was unmistakable: virtual reality. The aim of …

Virtual Reality

These Houses Are Built With Blocks Made From Waste Plastic

In Bogota, 700 tons of plastic is discarded daily, with only 100 tons of that recycled. But that’s all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect Oscar Mendez. His company, Conceptos Plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses …

Latin America

GE Appliances wants to turn your design ideas into new products

In Louisville, Kentucky, just about anyone can walk into GE Appliances' new innovation hub and pitch an idea for what could become the company's next big product.<p>GE Appliances, once a unit of General Electric (GE) before it was sold to Haier in January, has a 35,000-sq.-ft. microfactory called …

These 5 Terrible Hiring Mistakes Need to Be on Your Radar (Especially No. 3)

There are numerous oversights that can making a successful hiring process impossible. Be sure these are on your radar.<p>Hiring quickly is a temptation many entrepreneurs are all too aware of. The sooner they can fill the seats, the sooner they can get things going. The problem is it's all too easy to …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Nintendo Beats Sony on Pokémon Go Fever

[Image: A screenshot of the official Pokémon Go Twitter account (@PokemonGoApp)]<p>By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Kim Ye-jin - Pokémon Go is a new sensation. The incredibly popular augmented reality mobile game which even created a new word 'Pokemonomics', has given investors a reason to pay attention to …

Chivas Regal’s “The Venture” rewards social entrepreneurs around the world

Thursday night, “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah announced the winners of Chivas Regal’s “The Venture”, an international contest open to social entrepreneurs who are using their business as a force for good.<p>With a dedicated fund of $1M, “The Venture” is striving to enable social entrepreneurs …

Why You Shouldn’t Start a Business Alone

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting and running a business is a big responsibility—and an even bigger headache. Between …

Business Valuation (Infographic)

By <b>Tim Vipond</b>, Corporate Finance Institute<p>Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and working on business valuations across a broad …

The Psychology of Customer Decision-Making

Ever wonder about the process of customer decision-making?<p>Or, why you should care?<p>In today’s post, we’ll discuss the psychology of customer …

What is Inflation? Napkin Finance has the answer and you won't die of boredom!

What is inflation?<p>Prices of goods go UP<p>Value of goods goes DOWN<p>Inflation is the increase in the general prices of goods and services. Throughout a …

Economics

Coding Is the New Business Literacy

<b>Dispelling the myth that "business leaders don't need to be technical"</b><p><i>By Andrea Coravos, Harvard Business School Class of 2017 & Harbus Contributing Writer</i><p>It's easy to imagine a future where nearly all CEOs are technologically literate.<p>As we swiftly integrate technology into our daily lives, more …

Harvard Business School

Entrepreneurs, learn from what Rio did wrong

The list of problems going into the Rio Olympics broaches on unbelievability:<p>► The Zika virus has forced scores of Olympians, big names and not, to decide not to attend<br>► Crime and violence are rampant. As one police officer said on the news recently, “You are not safe here.”<br>► Venues are still under …

Use Graphic Organizers for Effective Learning

My 10-year-old has several learning and processing disabilities but his greatest learning strength is that he is an incredible visual learner. When …

Pedagogy

Understanding: Wants Vs. Needs

<b>Wants vs Needs</b><p>How often do we create mountains out of molehills? We should start by defining our needs and our wants. What qualifies as a need? What is a want?<p>A need is something you have to do. A want is something you would like to do. I often confuse them. There are days when I take my needs for …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember

Embrace these Carnegie quotes as a part of your daily entrepreneurial mantra.<p>Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

25 Trends for 2025

<i>Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list. Over the last</i> …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

Some Good Primary Source Guides and Resources for Teachers

December 01, 2014<br>Library of Congress is one of the best websites where you can search for and access primary source documents to use with your …