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35 Genius Quotes by Seth Godin

Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes …

5 Ways to Avoid the Small-Business Curse

Knowing how to avoid some of these mistakes will help your business grow.

Small Business

Here's how these startups hope to topple Oracle

The thing that these challengers have in common is that they're released as open source software, meaning that developers all over the world have helped develop them.<p>For instance, Cassandra started at Facebook, but eventually made its way to open source, where the Apache Software Foundation took …

Startups

A massive wave of startups is coming to crush the big banks

The banks know it. A recent Goldman Sachs report suggested that $4.7 trillion of the financial-services industry's business is jeopardized smaller competitors.<p>Online brokerages threaten banks' broker-dealer businesses. Wealth management apps have sprung up to claim millennials that are distrustful …

Wall Street

Young and Entrepreneurial: Lessons Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai Learned From A Successful Exit

<i>Young & Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world. By sharing the stories of these individuals, I hope to inspire youth from all over the world to follow their passions, to take the road less traveled and to</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Squat That Also Works Your Abs

<b>2. It’s easy on the joints—but super challenging to your muscles.</b><br>Holding the weight in front of you provides a counter-balance that allows you to stay more upright. This is easier on the back and knees, and makes your core, upper back, and quads work harder.<p><b>Related:</b> The 10 Best Exercises for a Flat …

It's no surprise that London startups have shattered their funding record

Tech City’s Gerard Grech says a change in culture has spurred digital enterprise in the capital but warns that there is still more to do<p>Europe’s digital capital is coming of age. In the first quarter of 2015, investors pumped a record-breaking £459m of venture capitalist funds into London’s digital …

Innovation

The 8 Traits Shared by the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the successful entrepreneur from the one who fails?<p>There may not be just one answer. However, the common theme among successful entrepreneurs is they have the right mentality to embark on the entrepreneurial journey.<p>What …

Motivation

5 dangerous UX myths debunked

However, it’s still important to craft content above the fold so that it tells the user that there’s more to be found below. This is obvious due to the presence of the scroll bar, but you can leave further clues and it’s always better not to assume anything about your users.<p>With this in mind, you …

If you really want to save energy at home, forget about your light switches

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Grist</i><i>.</i><p>Keeping an eye on your own energy use is the "duh" approach to a smorgasbord of environmental problems, up to and including climate change. As a reporter, I can obsess over research funding for renewable technology, or streamlined permitting for solar installations, or …

Five Leadership Characteristics That Entrepreneurs Need

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In my role as Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, heading up the institution’s MBA program and with a keen research …

Leadership

17 ways successful people think differently about money

How to green your home - without wasting money

Will solar panels really cut your fuel bills? Jeff Howell has the answers - and they may surprise you<p>Everybody wants to cut their fuel bills, and many people are concerned about “saving the planet” by reducing their use of fossil fuels. So what are best ways of achieving these aims?<p>Read: a Green …

This 20-year-old college dropout turned down Apple to launch a startup and is doing really well

Eight months later, that decision is really working out for him.<p>His company has raised $90,000 and, just a few months after the launch of an enterprise product, has already generated $150,000 in revenue, he tells us, and has grown from three employees to 21 employees since the end of …

Startups

Secret’s collapse shows the traditional VC funding model is broken

The monumental failure of anonymous social app Secret and the closing of the company’s doors after a mere 16 months in business has fueled serious discussion among entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.<p>Concerned parties on both sides of the funding table are asking hard questions about what this …

12 Startup Success Secrets, Mindset of a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Before he realized that what he actually wanted out of life was financial freedom and the perfect lifestyle, Eddie Yu (@Eddie_Yu) spent three years …

How To Win Like PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel: Six Of His Rules For Business Success

Peter Thiel cofounded internet payments pioneer PayPal and big data consultancy Palantir Technologies and was an early investor in Facebook, in which he once held a 10% stake.<p>Still a Facebook director, he is also president of hedge fund Clarium Capital, while his venture capital firms include …

Peter Thiel

What Former Apple CEO John Sculley Taught Me About Being A Better Leader | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, one of your most valuable assets is a good mentor. Entrepreneurism is risky by nature, and those that choose it need a solid support system. Most critical in this support system is a mentor. Like Yoda to Luke Skywalker or Mr. Miyagi to Daniel-san, the importance of a wise hand …

Leadership

9 Irrefutable Reasons You Should Start a Business Today | Inc.com

Starting a business is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are company founders willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure?<p>Easy. They're …

Motivation

30 Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers – May 2015

Hello, people! Once more, we’re back with a new series of free resources after a few weeks of scouting. Improve your design game with newly released …

Graphic Design

10+ Useful Javascript Libraries for Your New Project

JavaScript Library is basically a pre-written scripting language that ease the development of <b>JavaScript</b> based applications such as AJAX and other …

7 Ways For Your Startup To Dominate In Sales

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing one of the greatest entrepreneurs to come out of Australia, <b>Andrew Morello</b>. Andrew has a Tony Robbins, …

How To Become A Data- And Analytics-Driven Organization

<i>Forbes Insights in partnership with EY recently convened a meeting of its Data and Analytics Advisory Board to discuss the results of Forbes Insights research on the challenges and opportunities companies face in their journey to becoming a data and analytics-driven organization. Below are the</i> …

Data Warehousing

Great Entrepreneurs Share These Six Traits - And Some May Surprise You

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? It’s a frequently asked question. Common answers are passion, smarts, audacity—not to mention the ability to work 70-hour weeks with no end in sight.<p>However, there are other traits that can be just as advantageous but might not fit into our …

Entrepreneurship

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Small Businesses Can Compete With Big Brands On SEO

Even though Google favors big brands, the truth is that small businesses <i>can</i> compete with the bigger names for organic search engine traffic. This is possible even though big brands often spend tens of thousands on SEO without batting an eye, and even though small businesses are spread thin on …

SEO