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How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Entrepreneurship

Donald Trump is not well

President Trump launched personal attacks against us Thursday, but our concerns about his unmoored behavior go far beyond the personal. America’s leaders and allies are asking themselves yet again whether this man is fit to be president. We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is …

Donald Trump

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is well suited to the resources that large companies have (i.e. The Third Wave). This next wave of technology will involve …

Product Management

Want to be a Revered Leader? Here's How the 25 Most Admired CEOs Win the Hearts of Their Employees | Inc.com

Glassdoor recently released a listing of the highest ranked US CEOs based on employee feedback. And while every CEO in this group has their warts, this prestigious group has managed to be human while still winning the hearts of their employees.<p>Here is a representative sampling of Glassdoor employee …

Employment

The man fighting for independence of the West African nation of Biafra... from a flat in Peckham

It has been nearly 50 years since Biafra’s bitter independence struggle, the inspiration for Frederick Forsyth’s bestselling The Dogs of War. Now a south London DJ currently imprisoned in Nigeria has taken up the battle, and Biafrans are once again fighting – and dying – for the dream of their own …

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Entrepreneurship

Niger Delta: Nigeria’s oil-rich powder keg

A lull in violence in the Niger Delta could soon come to an end, leaders and militants in the oil-rich region have warned. They say they no longer …

Drone Crashes Into Seattle Space Needle, Pilot Could Face Charges

File this one under things not to do with your drone. A Seattle drone pilot is facing possible charges after crashing their device on top of the …

Drones

Disposable Drones

How do you deliver medical supplies to a war zone cheaply? The answer, according to this project, might be to make a disposable drone. Created by …

Drone deliveries in cities won't take off - here's why

Until recently, this was the stuff of science fiction. Your initial reaction was probably: "Amazing … but will it ever take off?"<p>Drones - or unmanned aerial vehicles, as we once called them - have now become capable of lifting and delivering on the back of continued research and technological …

Employment

Five most ovehyped technologies that did not live up to expectations

<b>1. Big Data</b><br>Our data will be as big as we can afford it. Large IT vendors have almost succeeded to convince us that the budgets should accommodate …

3D Printing

Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly

Drones feel a bit like old news already, don’t they? At least in the Valley, with its hyper-fragmented mayfly attention span. The military has used them for decades. DJI, the undisputed (consumer) polycopter industry leader, was founded in 2006. We tech journalists can’t stop talking about drones, …

The drones of CES 2017

Drones

How small business owners fell out of love with deal websites

The sector was worth £6bn in 2011 but has taken a downturn in recent years. Entrepreneurs are now looking elsewhere to find loyal customers<p>Business was good for three years for Rosa Roberts and her company, Sketchout. She’d found a marketing channel that drove hordes of new customers to her drawing …

Small Business

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook Advertising

What works today may not work tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook ads are one of the trendiest online advertising tools because of their wide reach and relatively low cost. However, right when people believe they have figured it out, Facebook is going to …

Dog fight: Start-ups take aim at errant drones | Reuters

(Reuters) - A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky.<p>Dozens of start-up firms are developing techniques - from deploying birds of prey to firing gas through a …

Middle East

Amazon invents a universal flying machine…that can lift any sized load

One key challenge with using drones for deliveries is that the size of delivery packages varies a lot. However, drones are often designed to carry a payload and to remain airborne for a specified duration of time. For example, many quad-copters are designed to carry a payload of up to ten pounds …

At CES, flying drones are Alarm.com's home security moonshot

The subscription-based home security provider is partnering with Qualcomm to develop camera-equipped home security drones that can automatically investigate unexpected noises and activity.<p>Alarm.com has a big, bold idea for how to smarten up your home security: camera-equipped drones capable of …

Drones

Nigeria will get its economy back on track in 2017 if it makes politically risky reforms

For much of the past year, Nigeria’s economy, the largest on the continent, has been mired in a recession. Shocked mainly by a fall in the price of oil, the country’s biggest export, and a resumption of militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region which hobbled oil production, Nigeria’s economy …

Africa

Nigeria Could Teach the West a Few Things

I went to Lagos as a tourist, felt quite safe and observed the constructive side of nationalism.<p>A trip is often defined by its surprises, so here are my biggest revelations from six days in Lagos, Nigeria.<p>Most of all, I found Lagos to be much safer than advertised. It is frequently described as one …

Africa

Careful How You Fly That Christmas Drone

<i>This article first appeared on The Daily Signal.</i><p>One year ago, officials at the Federal Aviation Administration rang in the holidays as only …

The PowerRay underwater drone finds fish and films them in 4K

If you're heading out to the coast or the lake for a spot of fishing, you can have the best gear and the perfect bait but you won't land anything if you're set up in the wrong spot. Experience can only guide so you so much, so PowerVision -- the company behind the incredible PowerEgg drone we saw …

The 7 best ways to invest $1,000

<i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don't many financial advisers have investing minimums?<p>What if you're new to investing? Where do you start and what are the best short term investments or long term?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it's not …

34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns and wishes are better equipped to manage or avoid conflict, negotiate win-win scenarios, and …

Self-help

Friends Sue Groom After His Drone Hit Them in the Face During Reception

A groom is in hot water with his new bride, a couple of former friends, and the law after his drone smacked his friends in the face during the …

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Asia

12 Highly Bingeable Urban Fantasy Series

By now. you’ve probably finished your Netflix <i>Luke Cage</i> binge. Undoubtedly you feel bereft, adrift, and without anything new to fill your brainspace. …

Timelapse Evolution Before And After Of Famous Cities

Things around us are changing rapidly and the world is evolving very quickly. The city that we grew up in is not the same anymore. A lot of factors …

United Arab Emirates

How to Earn Money While You Sleep: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Drop-Ship Side Hustle

Wake up to new orders in your inbox every day without ever handling any inventory.<p>A few years ago, I started an e-commerce store that allowed me to earn extra income in a fairly passive manner. Getting the business off the ground required time and effort, but it didn't cost me any money.<p>And within …