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Coming Soon: An Insulin Pill?

Needle-phobes take note: Scientists take steps toward an alternative<p>Stronger erections. Weight loss. Better sleep. There’s a pill for almost everything and everyone—except for people who take insulin for diabetes. But that could change within the next few years, according to a new paper from the …

13 common habits that hold you back from success

Habit-forming goes hand in hand with success. There’s no ‘if’s’ or ‘buts’ on this one; it is essential to create solid habits that align with your …

14 Things You Should Do at the Start of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success. With the help of career and workplace experts Lynn Taylor, David Shindler, Michael Kerr, Anita …

Why Entrepreneurs Are Obsessed With Failures

<i>Aashish Gupta (or The Fundamentalyst) is an investment banking research associate covering European Tech sector. He loves to experiment with startup ideas and write about technology, life, society and spirituality.</i><p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in …

3 Ways Owning Your Mistakes Will Make You Powerful

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You already know that failure is a crucial and almost always necessary part of the path to success. However, there’s more to failure than just learning from your mistakes -- there’s owning up to them, too. Sometimes failure will …

Entrepreneurship

Find the Right Mentor During a Career Transition

As you take the next steps in your career, do you have the right mentor? You may think a mentor is a person within your organization who has more experience than you do, who coaches you and looks out for you as you move up the ranks. You can rely on these mentors for advice because of their more …

The disruptive potential of solar power

As costs fall, the importance of solar power to senior executives is rising.<p><b>The economics</b> of solar power are improving. It is a far more …

5 Truths All Great Bosses Know

Some iconoclastic observations about what actually works when you're in the corner suite.<p>In the process of researching a few of my books, I've interviewed and discussed business challenges with hundreds of successful bosses, from big company CEOs to small town entrepreneurs. Here are five …

Leadership

7 Myths of Developing Mobile Apps

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entire mobile ecosystem is very new compared to web-based startups, and many first-time app developers have misbeliefs about the entire journey.<p>These myth-busters will help the first-time mobile entrepreneur set out on the …

Apps

3 Books to Help You Form Better Habits, Be More Creative and Think Like a Leader

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each week, I try to write useful articles on topics like psychology and habit formation, medicine and health, and science and entrepreneurship. Where do I get many of these ideas? By reading books written by people who are …

Self-improvement

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great speeches are memorable, informative and referenced for many years. They inspire and educate. And most successful public speakers have refined their skills through years of experience. So how can an entrepreneur who’s short …

Public Speaking

50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Not only do they think differently; they act differently. They draw on personality traits, habits and mind-sets to come up with ideas that straddle the line between insanity and …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>Imagine yourself as a recruiter at a networking event.</i><p>It’s in a behemoth of a room and there are hundreds of eager job seekers clamoring for your attention.<p>You talk to person after person after person for hours at a time about a …

Employment

So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent

The morning I met Elaine Rich, she was sitting at the kitchen table of her small town home in suburban Maryland trying to estimate refugee flows in Syria.<p>It wasn't the only question she was considering; there were others:<p>Will North Korea launch a new multistage missile before May 10, 2014?<p>Will …

Your Mission Statement May Be Utterly Useless or a Gold Mine

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nine out of 10 of all the mission statements I read in business plans are wastes of time, paper or digital space. The rare one is a useful view into strategy or a helpful reminder about long-term goals.<p>I read hundreds of …

Small Business

Are Entrepreneurs' Brains Wired Differently?

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many practitioners have long claimed that entrepreneurs think more creatively than the rest of us because they are “wired” differently. Recently, academic researchers have begun to take this notion seriously.<p>A research team of …

Entrepreneurship

Europe backs call for universal smartphone charger

<b>The maddening scramble to find the right charger for your smartphone could be coming to an end.</b><p>European politicians have backed a regulation that will force smartphone makers to use just one type of charger.<p>On Thursday MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the regulation, which will see a common …

This is the only app you’ll need when the iPhone 6 launches

Orchard is a resource that iPhone owners can use not only to appraise their existing iPhones, but also to sell them when the time comes to upgrade,</i> …

10 Things Great Leaders Say Every Week

If you want to lead a team toward a goal, you need to make sure they know how their daily work connects to the overall objectives. Here's how to make that happen, with one meeting every week.<p>Great leaders set great goals, and they ensure that those who follow them know what those goals are. That's …

Leadership

To Tackle Complexity, Avoid Simplistic Thinking

<b>By Dr. Gilbert Probst and Dr. Andrea M. Bassi</b><p><i>There are several problems companies and individuals face on a daily basis, some of which are direct</i> …

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The Way I Work: An In-Depth Look into the Daily Grind of a Prominent Canadian Entrepreneur

I wake up at 7am every morning.<p>Like most people, the first thing I do is grab my phone and check my work emails. Unlike most people, the first email …

McGill University

A Silicon Valley comedy that is almost as strange as the truth | Financial Times

Could there be a better-timed comedy series than HBO’s new <i>Silicon Valley</i>? The tech hotspot has never been hotter. And the opportunities for satire …

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FORTUNE — For many Type II diabetics, it’s a familiar routine. Pull out a syringe once or twice per day, in order to inject medicine that will help your body better regulate its use of insulin. It can be inconvenient, expensive and mildly painful.<p>In Boston, however, there is a company working to …

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Leave it to Mike Judge to satirize the tech boom and make it (mostly) work.<p>What <i>Entourage</i> did for Hollywood, the <i>Office Space</i> and <i>Beavis and Butt-Head</i> creator wants to do for tech with the HBO series <i>Silicon Valley</i>. But replace Los Angeles’s glitz for Palo Alto’s hyperdeveloped suburbia. And swap the …

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FORTUNE – Anything you can do, Amazon (AMZN) can do better — <i>and</i> at cost.<p>That’s clearly the mission behind the company’s latest device, the long-rumored Fire TV: a $99 tile-shaped, coaster-sized set-top box that streams media à la Roku and Apple TV (AAPL). But the company trumps the competition, at …

How to Catch Monster Walleyes on Hometown Waters

__<p>_Photos by Bill Lindner<br>_<p>Countless destination lakes have well-known reputations for producing giant walleyes. Still, a good majority of the biggest …