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A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

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This Is The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

It’s widely known by now that the U.S. and global economy are being profoundly re-shaped by software technology. Human jobs are being eaten by …

If You Want To Succeed In Business, Think Like a Shark

It takes years of hard work, vision, determination, and unbridled passion to be a successful business owner. While many entrepreneurs are aware of that, the one key element many must brush up on is the underlying financials of the business, especially if you're trying to bring new investors on …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Andy Puddicombe, the man inside a million Headspaces

Andy Puddicombe has been in my head. He has been talking gently into my ear. And I was letting him do it – every morning. It was intimate. I knew the cadence of his voice, his accent, the way he paused, how he breathed. I anticipated certain phrases he liked to use. Later in the day, I would think …

The days are long but the decades are short

<i>I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I'd figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on. I'm somewhat hesitant to publish</i> …

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An Important Reminder to Stay Humble | Inc.com

With the amount of chaos in the startup culture, it's easy to lose perspective of the world around us. From time to time, no matter if you're an entrepreneur or a 9-5′er, we all need a little reminder in humility.<p>And, that's why the message below, submitted anonymously on StartupsAnonymous.com, is …

Primates

Email Etiquette for Entrepreneurs

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>The more time I spend working on my startup, the more time I seem to be spending in my inbox. Running a startup is pretty much synonymous with “sending lots of emails” I’ve realized (especially when you’re not the person writing lots of code).<p>The more …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Divorce

How Modern Marketplaces Like Uber and Airbnb Build Trust to Achieve Liquidity

<i>This article is by Anand Iyer, former Head of Product at Threadflip. He tweets at @ai.</i><p>In 2009, <b>Airbnb</b> was close to going bust with revenue flatlining …

The Ability To Focus And Make The Best Move When There Are No Good Moves

Decisions, where outcomes (and therefore probabilities) are unknown, are often the hardest. The default method problem solving often falls …

How to be happy

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn has posted Five keys to happiness that he learned from his mentor and happiness expert Ray Chambers:<p><i>1. Live in the moment</i><p>…

Erkan's Field Diary

April 8, 2018 | No Comments<p>In other news: Dog fights and sex parties: the man who photographs Istanbul after dark World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

How I Got My First 1000 Users in 1 Day - ryan friedman

On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

Last week, <i>New York Times</i>' food writer Mark Bittman, author of <i>Vegan Before 6</i>, wrote a cautionary op-ed piece about salmonella in chicken, chastising both the USDA and Foster Farms, the producer responsible for a recent salmonella outbreak, for their astonishing disregard of consumer safety. Until …

Agriculture

Voyager Leaves the Solar System