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Four Mistakes To Avoid If You’re Analyzing Data

Analyzing and graphing data helps us understand our work in science, business, and everyday life. We’ve written this post with a few principles we …

Analytics

Three Rules for Building a Billion Dollar Venture

The magic number for successful startups has skyrocketed over the past several decades. Not long ago there were few members of the $100 million club. Today, with global broadband networks reaching nearly everyone, markets are larger and so are the opportunities.<p>Becoming a billion dollar success …

Entrepreneurship

10 Supposedly Irish Things That Aren't Remotely Irish

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, millions will be embracing all things Irish. Wait, make that faux Irish—because many St. Patrick's "traditions" have …

Ireland

Ideas That Deserve To Die ... But Probably Won't

There’s something ironic about seeing a promotion for John Brockman’s latest collection of science musings, This Idea Must Die, right under his <i>Edge</i> site’s featured conversation, Death is Optional.<p>Because a lot of ideas don’t die. They recede for a while–like Lamarck’s notion of the inheritance of …

Computer Science

If I Could Buy Only 1 Stock, This Would Be It

When it comes to long-haul investing, it makes sense to invest in a variety of companies that are operating in different industries. Sometimes, however, figuring out what names are worth including in such portfolios is tricky. In a bid to help, we put our Motley Fool experts to the test, tasking …

10 surprising myths about gas mileage

Slide 1 of 12<p>Long cold winters take their toll, and to add insult to injury, your car generally gets worse gas mileage in cold weather, according to …

Fuel Efficiency

How to Invest in Great Companies Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett didn’t become the world’s fourth richest person by accident — he is one of the most strategic and calculated investors of our time, …

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Bootstrapping Your Company | Inc.com

If patience is a virtue, it's one that's often ignored by the startup community. Anxious to create the Next Big Thing, many founders assume that the only way to reach their ambitious goals before someone else does is to seek venture capital funding right out of the gate. Yet this approach is not …

Startups
Top 10

The life-changing trick author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) wrote on a Chipotle cup

I don't know how much wisdom you expect to find on the side of your Chipotle soft-drink cup, but when I pop into one of their more than 1,600 …

Malcolm Gladwell

Top 10 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs to Learn Personal Finance From | Inc.com

Sometimes it can be hard for entrepreneurs to find the time for anything outside of work. Building a business takes a lot of work and mental resources. However, one thing you can easily incorporate into your daily routine to better yourself and your business is listening to podcasts. Since you can …

Entrepreneurship

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know Before Taking Any Outside Investment

If you are going to build a company with outside capital, one of the most critical decisions you will make is who will be your investor.<p>Whether you want to build a lean startup by bootstrapping or a fat startup with millions of dollars from VCs or institutional funding, you need some level of …

Venture Capital