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5 Ways To Build A Personal Brand While Working Full-Time

The most unnatural thing in the world is to work for a company and feel like you are working for yourself. But today’s most influential people online understand that even if they’re fully employed, in the end they are running their own business–the business of building a personal brand.<p>While most …

Social Media

The Morning Cocktail I Drink Instead Of Coffee

Try this morning tea cocktail instead of coffee. It’s rocket fuel for the brain.I started experimenting with fat-plus-stimulant beverages in 1998 and …

How to Optimize Your Environment for Creativity with The Perfect Temperature, Lighting and Noise Levels

I’ve written about how creativity works in the brain before, and I found it really useful to understand this process. Or, I should say, multiple …

Top Digital Marketing Strategies For Starving Startups

<i>by Dario Zadro, web strategist at Zadro Web</i><p>Startups have a lot of enthusiasm and drive, but one thing they don’t always have a lot of is cash. But …

Should startups be obsessed with becoming a Unicorn company?

Unicorn. The term has been widely adopted by international tech startup communities and is used to identify a company that has achieved a minimum of …

The Best Apps that Integrate with iOS 8's Healthkit

iOS 8 has a ton of new stuff, but one of the more confusing new features is Healthkit. After a shaky launch, apps can now integrate with Apple's own …

Apps

Fat But Fit? Study Reveals That Fitness, Not Weight, Predicts Risk Of Early Death

When it comes to living a long and healthy life, a meta-analysis of mortality studies finds that being physically active, no matter what your weight, trumps being thin and unfit.<p>Researchers at Middle Tennessee State University, led by exercise scientist Vaughn Barry, Ph.D., examined 10 past studies …

57 Sneaky Sugars to Avoid

Every day we learn something new about how sugar destroys our health and expands our waistlines. Even worse, it seems like every other day food corporations come up with a new name for sugar. For example, all of the following are basically sugar, from our metabolism's perspective:<p>1. Agave Nectar<p>2. …

The 27 Greatest Digital Influencers of 2013 (meet my virtual mentors)

<i>“If I have seen further it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants.”</i><p>-Isaac Newton<p>2013 has been the best year of my odd, frantic little life.<p>If …

Entrepreneurship

Feeling Stuck? Getting Past Impasse

Feeling "stuck," as psychologically painful as it is, is the first step to awareness of new opportunities in career and in life, says Harvard …

Don’t look for talent, find people who do things — Tucker Max

I wrote a blog post a while ago about what one of my former assistants did after working for me, and in it I wondered why so many of them have had …

Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles

<b>Work on something that matters to you more than money.</b><p>I addressed this topic in my commencement address at SIMS a few years ago, and I’ll think I’ll …

The Little, Big Idea

How just doing the first, tiny part of your idea can help you find out what you need to do to really make it a big idea<p>I often have conversations …

Business Strategy

The purpose of a startup is not "success"

I strongly urge you to read the entirety of Alex Payne's "Letter to a Young Programmer Considering a Startup." <br>http://bit.ly/132Lcpc<p>This heartfelt, …

Get rid of hopelessness once and for all

By: Susanna Halonen | Happiness<p>It might be easy to understand that hope is a necessary ingredient for a happy, healthy life, but you know it’s not …

Happiness

Free or Low-Cost Lodging Anywhere in the World : The Art of Non-Conformity

34 Comments<p>In more than a decade of frequent travel, I’ve stayed everywhere from five-star hotels to sleeping on the ground—and I don’t mean camping, …

Hospitality

Life Lessons in Fighting the Culture of Bullshit

What politics taught me that current graduates need to know.<p>Pitzer College/YouTube<p><i>This item has been excerpted from the prepared Commencement Address to the graduates of Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., on May 18, 2013.</i><p>I recently turned thirty, which I know seems like a generation away to those …

Cycling holidays in France: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: La Venise Verte, Vendée<p>Part of the Marais Poitevin drained wetlands, La Venise Verte (Green Venice) is laid-back, flat cycling country, …

7 Foods That Boost Your Brainpower | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs are accustomed to long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to make smart decisions for your company, what you put in your body matters almost as much as how many hours you put in at the office.<br>Here are seven foods you should add to your regular diet if you want to keep …

GIGS.2.GO USB Sticks : Tear It Off to Share

A pack of <b>GIGS.2.GO USB flash drives</b> which you can tear off to share them. The compact size (a credit card sized pack) makes it easy to carry and …