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Science Has Just Confirmed That If You're Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You're Not Learning

Stability shuts down your brain's learning centers, new Yale research shows.<p>Not knowing what's going to happen next is generally stressful. Uncertainty signals that you're unsure of your environment, your skills, or both. But uncertainty also signals the brain to kickstart learning, new Yale …

Monkeys

This is how to execute an idea better than anyone else

Google, Amazon, and Apple have become iconic because each of these companies completely disrupted an entire industry. And then they dominated it. And …

Business Strategy

Elon Musk is seriously considering taking Tesla private

Earlier today, Elon Musk tweeted that he's considering taking Tesla private, and buying shareholders out at an above-price rate of $420 if they didn't want to stay invested. Considering the company CEO's, <i>ahem</i>, freewheeling speech on Twitter, it wasn't immediately clear if he was serious. But Musk …

Tesla

“The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend

The only real measure of success for a startup is not to stay a startup. And yet, the gurus of innovation and entrepreneurship admonish us to “innovate continuously, like entrepreneurs do,” “fail forward,” and “fail fast.”<p>These slogans come from an ideology born out of <i>The Lean Startup</i>, which …

Startups

How 9 Creative Minds Got Their Ideas (Infographic)

From doing headstands to drinking 50 cups of coffee a day, check out the quirky things that these nine creatives have done.<p>Coming up with new, creative ideas can be tricky. That’s why it’s important to find a way to get inspired. After all, it’s our own unique rituals that can bring mental clarity …

Creativity

He's About To Break $2 Million In An Ultra-Lean Business He Started At Age 62

Many people start winding down their careers after age 60–or thinking about it. But Johan Hattingh, now 69, opted to reinvent himself as an entrepreneur. With his son, Eugene, 45, Hattingh grew Ain’t It Nice, the fast-growing, profitable online garden ornaments store he launched in 2011, to just …

Profit

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

5 Innovative Business Models for Young Architectural Practices

The architecture profession is in a perpetual debate concerning the myriad issues that impact how we practice and how that work can and should impact …

How an unemployed musician turned $275 into a $12M empire with billion-dollar clients including Coca-Cola and Adidas – and his one tip for budding entrepreneurs looking to make it big

A young struggling musician at university who finished his degree without any work said his turning point was when he paid $275 to print business …

Entrepreneurship

How One Millennial Graphic Designer Built A Business That Broke $2 Million

Melyssa Griffin, 28, started her career as an English teacher at several schools in Japan, not long after getting her B.A. from the University of California at Irvine. She soon realized that though the work was rewarding, it wasn’t her true calling. By 2014, she decided to try another direction and …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Public Speaking

How to Create Ideas and Businesses That Scale | Inc.com

In addition to my regular consulting day job I occasionally moonlight as a coach for entrepreneurs. I had the good fortune to meet a gentleman recently who is starting up a new business related to the Internet of Things. He has a number of characteristics that could make him successful: he has …

Innovators’ Dilemma – บริษัทยักษ์ล้มเพราะบริหาร ‘ถูกหลัก’

สมัยเรียนมหาวิทยาลัย ผู้เขียนเคยอ่านบทความที่นำเสนอว่า บริษัทยักษ์ใหญ่ล้มเพราะผู้บริหารไม่สามารถมองการณ์ไกล หลายครั้งที่นวัตกรรมซึ่งค้นพบในบริษัท …

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

High-Performing Leaders Never Underestimate the Importance of This, But Average Performers Almost Always Do

Figure you're good enough to wing it? Here's why you might want to reevaluate.<p>Decades of research into the habits of world-class performers across virtually every field reveals one belief they all espouse with borderline fanaticism: the importance of practice.<p>Simply put: High performers practice …

The best projectors

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've watched hundreds of hours of TV, movies, and test patterns, …

Evolution of the MBA shows it still means business

Working as a consultant in the pharmaceuticals industry, Joseph Fitzgibbon wasn’t exactly in a dead end job. But he wasn’t happy with the direction his career was heading either.<p>“You know when you’re looking at your bosses and your clients and you don’t want either of their jobs, you’ve got a bit …

How Do Successful CEOs Spend Their Time? Here's What You Should (And Shouldn't) Emulate

Researchers at Harvard made in-depth discoveries about a CEO's day, including how much time they spent sleeping, in meetings, working and well, not working.<p>In a company, you have people selected for very specific roles in specific departments, but what exactly does a CEO fall under? They're kind of …

Walmart test lets customers shop a curated, virtual apartment

Walmart announced this week that it's introducing a new way to shop on its site. Starting today, customers can take a virtual shopping tour of an apartment that includes around 70 items sold by the retailer. The various products, from both national brands and Walmart's own labels, are noted by a …

eCommerce

Why Elon Musk's Entrepreneurial Failures Should Give You Confidence and Hope (Infographic)

Elon Musk has had lots of failure while taking Paypal, SpaceX and Tesla to success. A Kickresume infographic gives entrepreneurial perspective<p>Elon Musk is having some serious issues with alleged saboteurs, rising paranoia and slumping Tesla stock. We also can be confident that his businesses, or, …

Stanford Scientists Find That Finding Your Passion is Pretty Terrible Advice

A cliché but often-given piece of career advice can set us up to fail.<p>Everyone has an opinion about finding your passion. It's either the best piece of career advice you've ever heard or the worst.<p>Bill Gates is all for it. He discovered a passion for writing software as a kid and kept at it. Seemed …

Instead of ‘Finding’ Your Passion, Try ‘Developing’ It: Stanford Scientists

If you think you may have a passion for photography, try “developing” that passion instead of “finding” it. The shift in mindset could help keep you …

The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

No one said building a company is easy. But it's time to be honest about how brutal it really is -- and the price so many founders secretly pay.<p><i>Editor's Note: This article won an award in the Magazine Personal Service category in the 2014 Annual Awards Contest of the Deadline Club, the New York</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Getting Technical: 5 Types of Wood Joints You Should Know

No matter if a piece of furniture is big or small, plywood or solid, the type of joint used in production can make or break the item, literally.<p>When seeking to learn more about woodworking, gaining a deeper knowledge of wood joinery is a great place to start. Whether it's keeping the arm of a chair …

Woodworking

Ever Wonder Why YouTube Hasn't Destroyed America's Funniest Home Videos?

More than five million people watch the show every Sunday because it's very good at delivering what its audience wants.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The football game is over. Your dinner is settling somewhere near your stomach. You're flipping through channels on a …

Online Life

Learn How to Tell the Story of Your Idea

An essential part of success is being able to explain how your business will make people's lives better.<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i> <i>and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Key to Achieving Goals: Consistent, Persistent Pursuit

Are you consistent and persistent in your pursuit of what you want?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to define happiness as the enjoyment of the pursuit of your potential.<p>But, my ideas changed as I received more clarity on how exactly to reach your potential, …

Motivation

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

New ventures are searching for a business model, not executing one. Download a customizable version of this video slide deck here.

Lean Startups

The Secret of a Great Presentation

Don't Overthink It, and Here's How...<p>Okay, campers, last time, we discussed what you needed internally - that is, within your business - to be able to effectively make an offer as a speaker from the stage, presenting your company and wares from one - that's you - to many - that's your audience.<p>To …