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The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Handling Tough Conversations

No one enjoys difficult discussions, but if you want them to actually be helpful to your team, you're gonna need to lose the teleprompter.<p>I hardly have to tell you that the role of a leader is an important one. You're responsible for guiding and motivating your team to achieve its goals, and when …

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

5 Money Challenges to Try in 2017

If you want to get your finances in shape in 2017, a money challenge is a good place to start. Not only can tackling one serve the practical purpose …

How to do the most work in the shortest time

We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an ever-growing range of tempting distractions. Which is why it is so baffling that Paris has been identified as the city with the shortest …

Taoism

Ten Grooming Products Every Guy Needs

Eggs: easy and inventive breakfast recipes

British families are shunning cereal and are instead opting for eggs for a more quick and healthy breakfast according to new research.<p>In a report commissioned by the British Egg Industry Council it was revealed egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per cent over the past two years while sales of …

7 Toxic People to Avoid When Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is one of the most challenging things you can do. And one of the hardest parts is that most people won't understand why you're working so hard, especially when you're not making much money to start.<p>They also won't …

Self-help

Russia is stalling an investigation into whether one of its capsized nuclear submarines is spreading dangerous radiation

Russian customs has for the last 10 months held in impound samples from a sunken nuclear submarine that Russian scientists sent to their Norwegian counterparts to confirm whether the wreck poses any radiological hazards, Norwegian media have reported.<p>The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority …

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Wall Street

Why Do Starburst Galaxies Burst? ALMA Sees Super Stellar Nurseries at Heart of Sculptor Galaxy - National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Starburst galaxies transmute gas into new stars at a dizzying pace – up to 1,000 times faster than typical spiral galaxies like the Milky Way. To …

Public School 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

Having taken claim to this year’s International Woolmark Prize, Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne<p>Having taken claim to this year’s International …

Nothing for a Ham Dog? Why some Shark Tank entrepreneurs seem to give their businesses away

by Steve Baxter<p>People in the start-up scene know me as a numbers guy and I’ll admit, it’s hard to get a dud deal past me these days.<p>But believe it or …

Why Solar-Powered Datacenters Are A Big Deal

Solar-powered datacenters are all the rage these days.<p>Earlier this month, Apple announced it will buy $848 million worth of solar from a 130MW power plant created by First Solar for its offices and datacenters and other facilities. The company also said it will also spend $2 billion on a global …

Hood By Air 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

After talking to Shayne Oliver about what Hood By Air really stands for, its fall/winter<p>After talking to Shayne Oliver about what Hood By Air really …

World Oil Production On The Rise

World oil production is on the rise, going from 87.8 million barrels a day in 2011 to 97.6 million a day in 2020. However, OPEC's share of the world's oil production is not going down. At least not by much. In 2011 it was 41%. Thanks to North America, OPEC's share will decline by a full percentage …

17 Venture Capital and Angel Investors to Follow on Twitter

Follow these super knowledgeable startup investors for insight and advice.<p>Do you keep a list of venture capitalists on Twitter? You need to add these people now. Social VCs are an incredible source of insight for all entrepreneurs and investors, but particularly for early-stage founders. The VCs …

Venture Capital

The 'On-Demand Economy' Is Reshaping Companies And Careers

All the householder needs is a credit card and a phone equipped with Handy's app, and everything from spring cleaning to flat-pack-furniture assembly gets taken care of by "service pros" who earn an average of $18 an hour.<p>The company, which provides its service in 29 of the biggest cities in the …

San Francisco