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Why Bitcoin and Ethereum will soon be everywhere (for reals)

Airbnb also challenges the status quo to provide worldwide accommodations for its users. Not only has it reinvented the way people think about traveling, but it’s been an absolute game-changer when it comes to bringing more money into various communities.<p>Currently, initiatives like Open Money are …

Elon Musk mastered 'learning transfer' — here's how

To explain Musk's success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set reality-distorting visions for the future, and his incredible resilience.<p>But all of these felt unsatisfactory to me. Plenty of people have these traits. I wanted to know …

Learning

The ICO is a revolutionary new way to get funded, and everyone wants in

A few days ago, a startup called Bancor raised around $153 million in two hours and twenty-five minutes.<p>The ICO, short for initial coin offering, …

Cryptocurrency

Business in the age of Ethereum

Deep Patel Contributor<p>Deep Patel is a serial entrepreneur, marketer and the author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry<br>• 6 red flags of an ICO scam<p>When Bitcoin burst onto the …

Blockchain

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Mental Toughness and Willpower | Inc.com

Arguably one of the most important qualities successful people possess is mental toughness: the drive and determination and willpower to keep going when the going gets tough.<p>Fortunately, determination and willpower are qualities you can develop. Anyone can develop greater mental toughness. (Even …

Motivation

What Do Investors Look For When Evaluating a Startup?

When you’re building a startup from the ground up, one of the first things you have to think about is whether you need seed funding. If you decide …

A Brief History of Everyone who Ever Lived by Adam Rutherford review – genes, race and rewriting the human story

This effervescent book contains the latest thinking on the African origins of Homo sapiens and asks what our genes can really tell us<p>In trying to categorise a new arrival in the film <i>Mean Girls</i> one character asks: “if you’re from Africa, how come you’re white?” The mean girl cannot have been paying …

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33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

Bookmark them all. Change your life forever.

Robbie Bach’s Xbox journey, from underdog to survivor to civic leader (video)

<i>Editor’s note: We previously ran a transcript of this fireside chat. Now you can watch on video below.</i><p>At our GamesBeat Summit 2016 event, that was evident in our opening fireside chat with Robbie Bach, former chief Xbox officer at Microsoft and author of the recent <i>Xbox Revisited</i>, a memoir of his …

Why you should bet big on privacy

Rand Hindi Contributor<p>Rand Hindi is the founder of Snips.<p>Ever felt like you were being watched online? You know, like when you read something about New York, and the next site you visit shows you ads for New York hotels? As it turns out, on my computer, there were more than 130 companies tracking …

Privacy

Auto Correct

Has the self-driving car at last arrived?<p>Human beings make terrible drivers. They talk on the phone and run red lights, signal to the left and turn to the right. They drink too much beer and plow into trees or veer into traffic as they swat at their kids. They have blind spots, leg cramps, …

The First Step to Success? Admit Failure

When former Medtronic CEO, Bill George, interviewed leadership candidates, he was interested in learning about both their failures and successes. …

Self-improvement

The Best Advice I Wish I'd Had Sooner

I often find that high achievers hold themselves to the most stringent standards. And that's a good thing. Performance matters -- and it's important …

Lockheed Martin

What CEOs Can Learn From Scientists

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Science has taught us how to cure disease and even walk on the moon. These discoveries wouldn’t be possible without big vision -- and some serious trial and error.<p>At Launch Academy, the immersive coding school I co-founded, one of our …

CEOs

Her er 14 it-dokumentarfilm du bør se

Annonce:<p><b>A Gift for the Hackers</b><br>Hollandsk dokumentar om hvordan standardopsætningen af blandt andet multifunktionsprintere, videoovervågningsløsninger …

Three Steps to Better Pitching

Pitching has become a popular theme in bootcamps, seminars, and workshops.<p>Everyone has advice to offer – mostly on how to do better slides, what size …

Are Current Web Design Trends Pushing Us Back to 1999?

But nothing could have been further from the truth. Although, on the surface, it was not evident (and might still not be evident to some people) that …

Top Five Startup Tips From Spanx Billionaire Sara Blakely

For the cover of our recent World’s Billionaires issue, I profiled Sara Blakely, who took a simple idea — footless pantyhose — and turned it into a $1 billion business. At 41, the inventor of Spanx is now the youngest self-made woman on the Forbes rich list.<p>Since our first meeting last summer, I’ve …

How to Suck at Leadership

by Holly G Green<p>Have you ever woken up in the morning and said to yourself, <i>“I’m tired of being a good leader. Today, I want to suck at it.”?</i><p>Well, …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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How an Australian startup raised $3M in seed funding from Silicon Valley

Canva founders Cameron Adams (CPO), Cliff Obrecht (COO), and Melanie Perkins (CEO)<p>The 15-hour flight from San Francisco to Sydney is a rough one for …

How to Manage Innovation

Innovation has become management’s new imperative. Everybody wants to be the next Apple, Google or Netflix, nobody wants to be Kodak, Blockbuster or US Steel.<p>Go to any conference these days and some whip-smart technogeek will declare that you must, “innovate or die,” and then dazzle you a wide …

TRIZ

<b>TRIZ</b> (/ˈtriːz/; Russian: теория решения изобретательских задач, <i>teoriya resheniya izobretatelskikh zadach</i>, literally: "theory of the resolution of …

The 20 most fascinating accidental inventions

Most inventors strive for weeks, months, or years to perfect their products. (Thomas Edison tried thousands of different light bulb filaments before …