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8 Lessons I've Learned From the Top 1 Percent

Things are not always as perfect as they appear to be.<p>It's easy to judge people who make more money than 99 percent of the population, even when you consider just their interest income. It's even easier to look at the ultra-rich and believe they have no problems, and they have it all figured out. …

Self-improvement

One 30-page document contains everything you need to know about AI

Congress, for the love of god, please learn about technology.<p>Congress’ complete lack of understanding when it comes things like the internet, …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

Amazon Web Services has launched a tool to allow users to build Blockchain DApps running on Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric.Amazon Web Services (AWS) …

Blockchain

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

How are Smart Contracts Executed in Hyperledger?

Smart Contracts are at the core of any blockchain implementation. The business logic is what drives many things in the blockchain, and Hyperledger …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Quieting Your Inner Critic

Each week this month, The Takeaway is partnering with the PRI podcast "The Science of Happiness" to look at ways to live a more joyful life. The methods come from UC Berkeley, where the Greater Good Science Center is developing research-based exercises that promote happiness, resilience, kindness, …

How To Change Your Life In 20 Minutes a Day

Like many of you, I am a busy mom. And yet, my life allows me just the tiniest bit of space to nurture quiet within.By that, I mean I meditate daily, …

Meditation

Everything You Want to Know About Blockchain but Are Too Embarrassed to Ask | Inc.com

Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, blockchain appears complicated when actually it is not. Simply put, it is a digital ledger no one can disrupt and all relevant information is known to all parties involved. It fosters a new generation of transactions that establish trust, …

Blockchain

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

Learn How to Tell the Story of Your Idea

An essential part of success is being able to explain how your business will make people's lives better.<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i> <i>and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for</i> …

Bitcoin is a mere drop in the ocean of blockchain opportunities: We're already thinking outside the box

London Blockchain Week kicks off tomorrow, bringing together experts from around the world to share their new and exciting applications for …

8 Benefits of Blockchain to Industries Beyond Cryptocurrency

Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize everything from voting to stock trader.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Heard about Bitcoins and cryptocurrency lately? You probably have, thanks to all the buzz surrounding Bitcoin’s record-breaking exploits.<p>It’s almost …

Let’s explore the main data structures of a blockchain system.

Let's start by answering to the question "what’s a <b>blockchain</b> ?". It’s simply a distributed database over a P2P network.<p>The idea of a <i>distributed</i> and</i> …

Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

<i>Peter Loop is</i> <i>associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at</i> <i>Infosys</i><i>, where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency</i> …

Icos

The Top 16 Apps That Will Guarantee You More Success In 2018

<b>Productivity And Organization</b><p>Evernote (free)<p>Evernote is perfect for any kind of note or memo taker. Evernote can not only take notes but also voice memos. The unique feature of this app is its ability to organize notes into what they call “notebooks” for better sorting and finding. The app can also …

Apps

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Startups

How Blockchain Could Build the Next Sharing Economy Unicorn

The sharing economy is worth over $250 billion, and there are no signs of it slowing down.<p>Share economy unicorns like Uber, Airbnb, and Upwork, are …

Blockchain could solve the next global humanitarian crisis

When one talks about blockchain, the focus is usually on the technological side or on how to apply it to business. Less common, however, is to hear about it in the context of, for example, delivering aid, assisting refugees or helping to achieve one of the Sustainable Development Goals.<p>While …

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: How can Blockchain help food & beverage companies, and is it worth the hype?

Blockchain technology, which has been in the news of late for its role in secreting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin around the Internet, is being …

Software

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

Blockchain

The 7 Best Business Books I Read In 2017 | Inc.com

Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>Tim Ferriss released another monster book, as he is known for doing. How Ferriss came up …

Books

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Happiness

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now | Inc.com

May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I remember sitting on my dad's lap and having him read them to me …

Iron Man

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

What 11 entrepreneurs and execs would tell their 24-year-old selves

In hindsight, some life lessons weren't obvious at the time.<p>Fortunately, you can glean wisdom from these 12 top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles on your path to success.

Entrepreneurship

Tech Trends That Will Shape Marketing In 2018: Insight From CEOs, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, CVOs And Others

What are the top tech trends that will impact marketing in 2018? To find out, I turned to experts in the industry–from CEOs to Chief Technology Officers to a Chief Video Officer and Chief Application Architect. What follows are prognostications regarding the tech trends that will matter most next …

Marketing