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Make Your Next 90 Days Count: What New and Existing Leaders Must Master

Are you a new CEO, or ready to be a more powerful one? Here are two essential skills every new or game-changing executive must master.<p>Are you a new CEO, or ready to be a more powerful one?<p>Here are two essential relationship skills every new or game-changing executive must master.<p>1. Secure <i>acceptance</i> …

The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

Maybe you’re still immersed in the dating scene. Perhaps you haven’t ventured into that realm for more than 20 years. Either way, if you’re getting …

Pay by tweet: How new startup BitWall is using bitcoins and social currency to monetize the web

On Friday, people who visited The Dish Daily site might have come across a surprising new prompt. It asked them to tweet a story in order to access …

10 Thoughts That Can Super-Motivate You

The true difference between success and failure is your ability to get and keep yourself motivated.<p>Whether you're an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, there's nothing more essential to success than keeping yourself motivated. Here are 10 thoughts that motivational guru Omar Periu …

Motivation

Staying Focused on Your Startup: How to Build Habits That Stick

Maybe we’re tired of the crusty baby-boomers’ business model, or maybe we just have more resources and technology available to us. Whatever the …

Startups

It Is Time to Get Rid of the Word 'Charity'

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Dan Pallotta is asking the right question: what prevents social innovation from scaling up? But he is looking for answers in the wrong places. He seems to be making a plea for bottling …

Innovation

Create Your Own Charisma–And Supercharge Your Personal Brand

What Darth Vader (okay, James Earl Jones), Steve Jobs, and others teach us about gaining confidence and telling great stories.<p>The boy never thought he’d be able to communicate with others.<p>He developed a stutter that was so severe, he chose not to speak at all. As a matter of fact, he remained …

Want To Conquer A New Skill? Do It Every Day

At the intersection of psychology and productivity lies a simple truth: To do something well, you must embrace quantity.<p>When you’re learning a new skill–whether developing dance moves or websites–quantity is way more important than quality.<p>Why? Over at Medium, entrepreneur-essayist Herbert Lui …

Three Emerging 3-D Printing Companies You Should Watch

Most of the 3-D printing world can be found on the website of Wohlers Associates, a consulting firm that publishes an annual almanac listing the …

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

Punk Rock Branding: How Bruce Pavitt Built Sub Pop In An Anti-Corporate Nirvana

The man who helped introduce the world to Nirvana shares stories from the band’s first European tour–a pivotal eight days for Kurt Cobain, Sub Pop records, and rock ‘n’ roll as we know it.<p>It’s 1990. Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman are in New York City visiting Sony Records, the biggest label in …

Articles about 7 innovative rooftops on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of …

Chicago

abandoned star wars film sets by ra di martino in the tunisian desert of chott el djerid, a photographer documents the decaying ruins of the star wars set of luke skywalker's home planet tatooine, left there from the original 1977 filming. see more: http://www.designboom.com/art/abandoned-star-wars-film-sets-in-the-tunisian-desert-by-ra-di-martino/

Watch this: One World Trade Center's spire lowered into place above a miniature Manhattan

Whether or not New York’s One World Trade Center is officially recognized as the tallest building in the western hemisphere, its highest point still stands a gargantuan 1,776 feet above street level. Last week, construction crews celebrated a milestone as the building’s 408-foot spire was carefully …

Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are all trying to turn into the same uber-company

• Hardware — mobile device(s)<br>• An app ecosystem<br>• Streaming media<br>• Cloud services—at the least, as a delivery mechanism for the above

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not

Everyone has insecurities when doing something new. Here are three ways to build strength and be self-confident.<p>New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even …