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You Need an Algorithm, Not a Data Scientist

Mark Twain once said: “The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Although future events have unique circumstances, they typically follow familiar past patterns. Today, data scientists can predict everything from disease outbreaks to mortality to riots.<p>It’s no surprise, then, that companies …

Brandy Melville: Instagram’s First Retail Success

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

World-class teams

Winning teams are tough to find—and even tougher to build. In this classic <i>McKinsey Quarterly</i> article from 1992, the former captain of New Zealand’s …

Management

10 dicas do Gmail que deveria conhecer

O Gmail é certamente um dos serviços de correio electrónico mais conhecidos e usados em todo o mundo. É muito flexível, permite uma interligação …

Quit Your Job

The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you<p>My friends sometimes approach me with career anxieties, under the false impression that writing about economics makes somebody a good career advisor. …

The 5 Essentials of Choosing a Consultant

Too many small-business people aren’t willing to ask for help when they need it. Entrepreneurs by nature tend to be independent risk-takers. They started the company and it is their baby. Obviously, they should know how to raise it.<p>However, none of us knows everything about growing and managing a …

Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platform

At Twitter’s Flight conference this morning, Dick Costolo’s introduced Fabric, a set of APIs aimed at developers to encourage them to build apps and services on top of the Twitter platform.<p>In the build up to introducing the new APIs, Costolo said that Twitter “wanted to approach this not from the …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

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3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Startup

As if making the transition from student life to the working world wasn't hard enough.<p>In March, the unemployment rate among 18- to 29-year-olds was 11.7 percent, more than four percentage points higher than the national average of 7.6 percent, according to the millennial-advocacy group Generation …

How to Travel on Business Like a Pro (Infographic)

Don't make your next trip to the airport without reading these tips first.<p>When it comes to business travel, being an expert flyer doesn't require paying up for business class airfare.<p>All it takes to fly like a pro is knowing what to pack, how to pack it, and where to spend your time once you get …

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In Their Own Words: Inspiring Quotes From 16 Iconic Entrepreneurs

As part of our 35th anniversary package, we gathered together business leaders from a wide variety of industries for some conversation about their entrepreneurial experiences. Click on to read some of their quotable gems on everything from how they got started to the rules they live by.

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Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Bill Gates, Edward Snowden, Larry Page, and the inventor of the World Wide Web converged on the year's hottest topics.<p>TEDGlobal 2014 kicked off this week in Rio de Janeiro with panels focusing on how ideas, both good and bad, spread across borders.<p>If you've yet to accumulate enough frequent-flier …

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15 Quotes to Inspire Great Teamwork

The difference between success and failure is a great team. Here's how to inspire yours.<p>The difference between success and failure is a great team.<p>When I first became an entrepreneur, in the spring of 2002, I was a consultant. As Dave Kerpen Strategic Consulting, I could make my own hours, …

Motivation

Stop Doing This One Thing in Email Introductions to Busy People

Chances are that the people you most want to build a relationship with are busy ... very busy. Here's how to make an introduction that they will love you for.<p>"I feel that many of the introductions I receive are made because the introducers want to make themselves look good, not because they …

Employment

Why Businesses Are Accelerating Investment in Video Communications

Executive Vice President and General Manager of Qumu<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovative companies constantly strive to communicate more efficiently and effectively. A recent study commissioned by my company, Qumu, with independent market research firm Wainhouse …

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Facebook Is Basing Ads on Where You've Been Recently

Facebook not only knows what you did last summer, but also where you went — and is sharing that information with advertisers, though only with your …

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50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes to Increase Your Confidence

Sometimes a quick boost of self-confidence can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.<p>"The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you." <i>William Jennings Bryan</i><br>• "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all …

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The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day

New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>You know that taking frequent breaks is good for your productivity, focus, and creativity, but you just never seem to get …

The 110 Best IFTTT Recipes

You can use "if this, then that" to automate activities across the Web. Here are some of our favorite recipes.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

30+ Ultimate Headline Formulas for Tweets, Posts, Articles, and Emails

A headline can serve either as an apple pie on the windowsill of your content or as its bouncer. It’s all in the way you phrase things.<p>Fortunately …