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Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process

Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently …

10 Tips for Making Executive Decisions in Ambiguity

<i>by Dawna Jones, author of Decision Making for Dummies on Steve Denning's (Forbes) list of 8 Noteworthy Books for 2014</i><p>The scenario is ubiquitous: either you don't have enough information to feel certain you're making the right decision or you don't know you're missing key information. Market …

Management

How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

3 Easy Ways to Exercise Your Brain’s Creativity | Inc.com

I met Balder Onarheim earlier this summer during a trip to Copenhagen. We found some simpatico based on our mutual interests in helping organizations optimize creativity.<p><b>Balder, please explain your background and what the Copenhagen Institute of Neurocreativity is.</b><p>I'm actually trained as an officer …

Creativity

Chinese researchers unveil brain powered car | Technology | Reuters

China’s first mind-controlled car has been developed by researchers in the north-east port city of Tianjin.<p>Researcher Zhang Zhao wearing a brain signal-reading equipment prepares to move a car with his brain wave, during a demonstration at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, November 17, 2015. …

Autonomous Cars

Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity

How to Build Incredible, Game-Changing Technology Fast (and Right)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When the live streaming service Rdio burst onto the scene in 2010, it seemed to have everything going for it: a pedigree from the founder of Skype, an early entry to market and $117.5 million from investors. But, by late 2015, Rdio was …

Entrepreneurship

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Five apps to help you start a business

From building a solid plan to managing inventory to tracking ad campaigns, these tools will help you launch and grow your business.<p>Starting a new …

Small Business

Entrepreneurs Who Are In It for the Money Never Get Rich

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're in it just for the money, find another line of work.<p>Some founders I coach hate hearing that. Real entrepreneurs get it. A founder’s focus on being rich is one criteria I use to filter out seed investment opportunities. I do so …

Entrepreneurship

Opendoor Will Offer You a 30-Day Return Policy--on Your House | Inc.com

There are plenty of reasons your newly purchased home might not be all you'd hoped: rowdy neighbors; faulty plumbing; the realization that your neighborhood goes by the acronym Dowisetrepla--"downwind of the sewage treatment plant."<p>Now, real estate startup Opendoor is offering a return policy--if …

Real Estate

These 20 Startups Will Run Your Life in 2020

These new companies will change the way technology engages our lives in the next five years.<p>In the startup world, 2020 may as well be the next century.<p>No one knows what will happen over the next decade, but there are a few dozen startups rising ever higher in 2016 that are targeting control of core …

Startups

From College Startup to $100 Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea that executives could only be found wearing suits or golfing gear pretty much went out the window with Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs. And while the image of the buttoned-up CEO is less pervasive these days -- especially in …

Entrepreneurship

How I officially turned my side business into my full-time job

Sometimes you just have to take the plunge<p>en_US<p>article<p>https://e27.co/how-i-officially-turned-my-side-business-into-my-full-time-job-20160608/<p>e27

​Here's How Startup Fundraising Works

Via 1000 Angels, the platform where we connect investors with entrepreneurs, I have been exposed to how the process of startups getting funded really …

Entrepreneurship

15 Things to Do in Your First 100 Days as an Entrepreneur

It was about this time last year that I began having medical issues that clearly needed more than Zyrtec, Tylenol, or Synthroid. That summer would be a time of intense reflection for me on the state of my career, our family goals, and my quality of life. While my decision led to me quitting my …

Small Business

StartUp 101: Ideas Are Cheap If They Cannot be Executed

<i>“Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”</i> –Coco Chanel<p>In the last couple of years there has been a growing influx of …

How Startups Can Get Media Attention Without Hiring a PR Agency

In my last post, I outlined four reasons why early-stage startups shouldn’t hire PR firms. There are exceptions to just about every rule, but I stand by that advice for the vast majority of cases.<p>Still, that piece lacked actionable guidance for startups to get press on their own. This post will …

Public Relations

7 Success lessons from Larry Page – “The Google Guy” for entrepreneurs

Share75<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 117<p>Who does not know the founder of Google? An American computer scientist who also founded PageRank, this dynamic …

Entrepreneurship

The Parallels Between Starting a Business and Becoming a Parent

The experience of becoming a parent is much like an entrepreneur starting a new venture.<p>Recently, our party of two became a party of three. My wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world a few months ago and it's been a game-changer for us in terms of elevating our joy and purpose in life.<p>The …

Entrepreneurship

Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What advice do you have for someone looking to start a fashion company but has no experience in the field of business?</b> <i><br>-- Twitter profile Dalphine Twins</i><p><b>A:</b> Some of the most successful founders I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring started …

Entrepreneurship

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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Google’s My Account will now help both iOS and Android users find their lost phones

Google has announced an update to its “My Account” service launched last year which will now include a feature that helps users find their lost or stolen phone. You’ll soon be able to find this new option just by googling “I lost my phone,” the company says. While Google already offered tools for …

Android News

How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Natural Garden Pesticides<p>Garden pests are one of the few things that can make the otherwise enjoyable task of gardening frustrating. Whether it’s …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

Soysauce

Mapping and Photographing: Seeing the Unseeable in the American Landscape

<i>As part of the enticing and varied program at this year's Photo London, over 20 world-class photographers will present their work in a series of conversations and presentations.</i><p><i>On Saturday, May 21, the eminent American photographer David Maisel will take part in a dialogue with curator William A.</i> …

Ansel Adams

In the Name of Gucci: Patricia Gucci on Her Father’s Fashion Empire

Today, Gucci, Italy’s top design house, synonymous with quality, Italian ingenuity and grace, is part of a French company that also lays claim to luxury entities like British Alexander McQueen, Spanish Balenciaga, French Saint Laurent, and lifestyle brands like Puma.<p>But it was once a family …