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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

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

LastPass Arrives on the Mac with a New Native App

LastPass is a really useful tool for managing all your different passwords and keeping them safe, but always having to manage it from the Web can be inconvenient. Mac users, fret no more: LastPass is today rolling out as a standalone OS X app.<p>Of course, the new app has all the features you’d expect …

Singapore Launches Program In San Francisco To Attract More U.S. Startups

Singapore is already one of the most developed startup hubs in Asia. Now its government wants to bring more U.S. startups to the city-nation.<p>Earlier today, the Infocomm Development Authority Of Singapore, a government organization focused on growing the country’s tech industry, opened a new office …

Startups

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Microbiology

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

50 Universal Truths That Will Make You More Successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching startups (one while fighting brain cancer).<p>All of that has led me to conclude that there …

Startups

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

James Proud’s sleep monitoring device is a step beyond those on the market, sensing a range of environmental factors to help you get a better night’s sleep<p>■ See more from the 20 innovations for 2015 series<p>British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball …

Here Come Cheap Mortgages for Millennials. Should We Worry?

The federal agencies that guarantee most mortgages are launching new loan programs that require only 3% down payments for first-time buyers. Is this …

Real Estate

Solar road opens in the Netherlands

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first road capable of turning sunlight into energy officially opened for traffic Wednesday in the Netherlands.<p>It's actually a 230-foot-long bike path in the town of Krommenie.<p>The road is a test route developed by the company SolaRoad.<p>"SolaRoad is a world first that will put the …

The 10 Best Airports In The World: 2014

Singapore's Changi Airport joyfull / Shutterstock.com Skytrax has released the results of its annual World Airport Awards and, once again, Singapore's Changi Airport has taken the top spot.<p>It's no surprise that Changi came out on top again. The international transit hub has incredible amenities, …

Flying

18 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired

Knowing that, most people take the process very seriously. They arrive to the interview on time, dress impeccably, and answer each question intelligently.<p>But as it turns out, there's more to it than just showing up and doing your best — there are dozens of small details that overtly or …

Employment

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Supermarkets and restaurants serve up more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it never makes it to a stomach.<p>With consumers demanding large displays of unblemished, fresh produce, many retailers end up tossing a mountain of perfectly edible food. Despite efforts to cut …

As Singapore's high-cost economy restructures, some short-term pain

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Data centre operator IO is just the kind of company Singapore wants to see in its future as cost pressures erode its competitiveness in the traditional low-end manufacturing that once helped make it an “Asian Tiger” economy.<p>U.S.-based IO took space last year in what was once …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>A few months ago, I held a Yabbly AMA about how and why we use webinars at Mention. For the uninitiated, webinars are online seminars or master classes designed to educate around a clear and concise topic.<p>Generally around 30-40 minutes, these live …

How Millennials Spend

They prefer their foods organic, their products natural, and their banks small.<p>Just how different are millennials?<p>So far, quite. They are spending money differently than previous generations, preferring to throw cash at new experiences and adventures and to reward socially responsible companies …

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees. In this case organization refers to C-level executives and key stakeholders; those at the very top of the …

Innovation

Get the most out of your tech while traveling

We show you how to travel and vacation like a tech pro.<p>For the next two weeks, we'll show you the best ways to get the most out of your tech while traveling. Even if you're just taking a weekend road trip, you've come to the right place.<p>Expect a new blog every day focusing on a different aspect of …

Travel

The Strong Link Between Your Self Image And Business Success

The vast majority of business people focus on tactics to be successful – strategy, marketing, sales and systems.<p>Yet after doing this religiously for 10 years still often complain that they have not achieved what they had hoped.<p>Is there something more they needed to work on to succeed at a high …

This Week In Credit Card News: Card Fees Killing Small Business, Tips To Improving Your Credit

<i>Credit Card Fees are Killing Small Businesses</i><p>There is no real competition in the market for swipe fees on debit and credit cards. Because Visa and MasterCard control 80% of the card market, they are able to dictate terms. There isn’t any transparency around the small piece of the swipe fee that is …

The Power Of Manipulating Emotion: Facebook, Storytelling, And What Moves People To Take Action

There was a fascinating report this week about how a media company is measuring methods to successfully manipulate the emotions of its audience, causing them to take action, and perhaps part with their money.<p>No it’s not Facebook.<p>The company is Participant Media, the media company that produces both …

4 signs the economy is about to tank

The Commerce Department recently revised its estimate of U.S. economic growth, announcing that the economy actually shrank at a 2.9% annualized rate …

Aspiring Female Entrepreneur: 7 Lessons I (Re)Learned From Business School

<b>1. Be comfortable with being uncomfortable.</b><p>Comfort gives you a false sense of security. The reality is, things are always changing and the only way to evolve is to live beyond your comfort zone. Being courageous is not about the absence of fear but rather doing things in spite of fear.<p><b>2. Life is</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Bill And Melinda Gates Reveal The Crucial Traits Required For Innovation

In mid-June, the Gates gave the commencement address for Stanford University, and the over-arching theme of the speech was the power of optimism.<p>"Even in dire situations, optimism can fuel innovation and lead to new tools to eliminate suffering," Bill says.<p>Both Gates shared stories about times when …

Stanford University

25 Entrepreneurs Reveal What They Wish They'd Known Before Their First Startup

Every entrepreneur — no matter the size of their company — faces tough decisions and seemingly insurmountable struggles at some point in the process of getting their idea off the ground.<p>Think you have what it takes?<p>Rejoiner's Joseph Putnam teamed up with Grasshopper to ask more than two dozen …

Entrepreneurship

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …