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Simplilearn raises $10M so professionals don’t get left in the dust

In a competitive job market, Simplilearn helps people get the training they need to keep up.<p>Today, Simplilearn announced securing $10 million in its second round of financing. The company claims to be the world’s largest certification training provider for working professionals.<p>Simplilearn offers a …

It Takes Purpose to Become a Billionaire

What do billionaires have in common? What is it that they do better than anyone else? Why do we admire them, or their companies’ products and services, so much?<p>I’ve spent some time trying to identify common traits in the <i>Forbes</i> list of billionaires and other similar lists of the world’s wealthiest. …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Is Feedback Overrated?

What do Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, John Lennon and the Beatles, Mahatma Gandhi, Howard Schultz, Abraham Lincoln, Michelle Kwan, Thomas Edison, Beethoven, Steven Spielberg, Marilyn Monroe, Walt Disney, Soichiro Honda, Charles Darwin and Michael Jordan have in common?<p>Lots, you might think, and you …

Why Silicon Valley Is Completely Unique

In a recent interview, tech guru Marc Andreessen noted that, although Beijing has great potential to be the next Silicon Valley, it probably never will be. Despite the great engineering talent and enormous market, its lack of openness is a serious liability.<p>While many might argue with Andreessen's …

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The End Of Advertising As We Know It–And What To Do Now

By Rei Inamoto6 minute Read<p>“How are we supposed to judge a creative idea versus a product idea?”<p>This was a question that surfaced during one of the …

App Store Pioneer, Imangi Studios Cofounder Keith Shepherd On Creating A Killer Game App

On the occasion of Apple’s App store hitting 50 billion downloads in 2013, we talk to the co-creator of the 170-million-downloads-and-counting game Temple Run and its follow-up hit Temple Run 2.<p>Keith Shepherd<p><i>Cofounder, Imangi Studios <br>Shepherd and his wife, Natalia Luckyanova, started the game shop</i> …

All Successful Entrepreneurs Have This Quality

What makes an entrepreneur successful?<p>Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. Being innovative helps, but it's not the deciding factor.<p>How about access …

Entrepreneurship