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Barbara Sher's Coaching Master Class (preview)

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Barbara Sher on Shy People (with subtitles)

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Barbara Sher talks about Resistance (cont'd)

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Small Business Money Traps to Avoid

First off, accept that you are going to make mistakes running your business. Calm down, we all do. And while it’s okay to lose a battle or two, just …

Renewable Energy From Tidal Turbines

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Google Is Now Watching To See If You Have Kids

Google just added a "parental status" tab to its AdWords dashboard, allowing advertisers to use that as a criteria for ad campaigns, a WordStream data scientist has discovered. WordStream helps businesses manage their Google advertising campaigns, so it watches for every change that Google …

Drive a spike to star Spica in May

Once you’ve used the Big Dipper to find the orange star Arcturus, you can continue on to find the star Spica, brightest light in the constellation …

Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done

Social, mobile, real-time, cloud, geo-loco, ephemeral, wearable, AR, makers, sharing economy, beacons, IoT, second screen.<p>Walk into any coffee shop in San Francisco and you’ll hear one or more of these buzzwords voiced more than you’ll hear “please,” “thank you,” or “you’re welcome.” But that’s …

Out of This World! Virtual Universe Looks Like the Real Thing

Science News<p>A team of astronomers has created the most realistic simulation of our universe ever made — a 14-billion-year history that took months of work by supercomputers to render.<p>Observing the universe directly is great, but sometimes an object or event is too far away, or happened too long ago …

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3 big SEO trends for 2014 that will help you win the traffic game

In the past couple of years, SEO has turned from a compliment to a curse word. From being associated with technology, to being associated with Spam. Thus, new buzzwords have woken up to cover for SEO’s reputation flaws and bring new and positive connotations into the puzzling world of online …

My #InternetofEverything Perspective: Transforming Property Management with IoE

Roger Vasquez, Director of Engineering of Transwestern, shares his perspective on the Internet of Everything<p>In order to compete in the commercial real estate market, we at Transwestern knew we had to differentiate ourselves with innovative new services to attract clients. We turned to Cisco and the …

How To Manage Your Time Wisely When You’re Running A Startup

Even if you've got the necessary business skills, a talented team and plenty of funding to get started, you'll still need to make sure you're using your time as efficiently as possible.<p>Marty Hu, a Stanford alumnus and co-founder of analytics firm Predictive Edge has some excellent strategies for …

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How Big Data Can Predict the Success of Your Startup

<i>Kes Thygesen is the co-founder and head of product at RolePoint,a recruitment platform where the pipeline is driven by high-quality employee referrals.</i><p>Big data. You’ve heard about it. You’ve read about it. Maybe you’re building tools that are shaping it. No matter if you’ve taken advantage of it or …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

How Entrepreneurs Can Learn to Be Powerful Negotiators

<i>Denis Duvauchelle</i> <i>is the CEO and co-founder of productivity app</i> <i>Twoodo</i><i>.</i><p>Negotiation is not the simple art of getting what you want, when you want it. A great negotiation, whether in your personal or professional life, will leave both parties feeling [somewhat] satisfied rather than producing a clear …

Fareed Zakaria: Obama pursues the right response to Russia’s 19th-century behavior

By Fareed Zakaria<p>Fareed Zakaria<p>Columnist focusing on foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought to the fore an important debate about what kind of world we live in. Many critics charge that the Obama administration has been blind to its harsh realities because it …

Samsung 'Very Puzzled' as Galaxy S5 Launches Early in Korea

As of today, Samsung Galaxy S5 is available with South Korea's largest mobile carrier, SK Telecom. The problem with that is that Samsung had not …

Paul Allen: The Singularity Isn't Near

The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way …

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Richard Branson insists he will be aboard first Virgin Galactic space flight

Branson says SpaceShipTwo will enter service this year – with him and his children aboard – despite unproven technology<p>Richard Branson has reiterated his plan to fly with his children on the inaugural flight of his long-planned commercial space operation, Virgin Galactic, despite the relatively …

Forecasting The 'Future' By Tapping Into Human Consciousness

Now more than ever before, we have the tools to study the mysteries of consciousness. Memory, dreams, the self are now being examined using high-tech brain scans developed by physicists on the cutting edge of their field.<p>Dr. Michio Kaku, professor at the City College of New York, is among them. In</i> …

Small Business Lending in 2013 | Fox Business

As we approach the end of 2013, the report card for small business lending is mixed.<p>The year opened with promise as President Obama began his second term, which removed the uncertainty of the election from the credit markets. However, political partisanship in Washington led to the contentious …

A list of the business leaders, US allies and charities the NSA has been spying on

The latest revelation from Edward Snowden’s haul of documents from his time at the US National Security Agency is a surprisingly varied list of targets that the NSA and its UK counterpart, GCHQ, spied on from 2008 to 2011. The Guardian, the New York Times and Der Spiegel all ran their own articles …

How to Set Yourself Up for Crowdfunding Success

Set your goals too high and you may not get funded. Set them too low, and you're likely to get less than you need.<p>With crowdfunding projects, either you get funded or you don't.<p>And with some recent projects like smart-watch maker Pebble and the smart-phone creator Ubunutu cracking $10 million on …

What Criticism Does To Your Employees' Brains

Research shows that positive questions about employees' goals help to release dopamine, while continually pointing out what people are doing wrong makes them lose focus and shut down.<p>As the end of 2013 approaches, performance reviews are on the agenda at many companies. Before you start conducting …

Why 23andMe Terrifies Health Insurance Companies

The FDA’s threat to the Google-funded makers of a $99 genetic test is a victory for insurance companies concerned about their business model.<p>The FDA dealt a blow to 23AndMe Monday morning, ordering the makers of a $99 DNA test to halt marketing of the product. And at least one interest group …

9 Ways to Turn a Frustrating Day Into a Great One

Having one of those days where nothing is moving the right way? Here are nine ways to turn it around.<p>Some days just start out wrong.<p>From the time you wake up nothing goes the way you planned. Even the simplest things just seem to stall and create difficulty. I suppose you could just go home, crawl …

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Bitcoin boon? Overstock to become biggest retailer to accept the virtual currency

Overstock.com could start accepting bitcoin sometime in 2014.<p>Bitcoin enthusiasts will soon be able to go on a bigger shopping spree thanks to Overstock.com, which is slated to become the biggest retailer in the U.S. to accept the virtual currency.<p>Online retailer Overstock.com plans to start …

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