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Why did Tata “Nano” become a “No-No”- lessons for entrepreneurs and corporates

On January 10, 2008, thousands of Indians jostled for space (some standing on shaky stools) to catch a glimpse of the star of the day. No, it wasn’t …

Secret memo on FBI abuse of power: read the document released by Donald Trump in full

Donald Trump has released a memo which claims FBI and US Justice Department figures secured a wiretap on a his campaign adviser without revealing concerns about the source of their information.<p>The officials made the request for the wire tap based on claims from Christopher Steele, the former …

Donald Trump

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think (and Be Successful Anyway)

Here's how to regain control over your life.<p><i>I have just realized that my anxiety in life stems from being needy for approval and external validation. How do I begin to correct this? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

Corporate innovation— the next chapter of digital transformation

<b>Culture is an Ally or Foe of Innovation</b><p>You can’t compete for the future if you don’t invest in the present. One of the challenges in corporate innovation is that executives believe that their organizations are perhaps more innovative than they really are. In a recent research project with …

Innovation

7 signs you're more successful than you think

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Success

Blockchain can fix the sorry state of the real estate industry

Micheal Arrington, the founder of the tech news website TechCrunch, recently bought $60,000 flat in Ukraine. Under normal circumstances, the transaction would have involved a trip to the country and exchange of paper documents. However, Arrington didn’t set foot in Ukraine. Neither was any …

Why digital transformation demands mastery over data

Authored by: Mark de Groot, Digital CX Evangelist, Oracle<p>Follow Mark on Twitter.<p>Digital transformation is becoming a matter of do-or-die for …

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positively. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential

People who can do this are winners; those who can't are losers, according to the world's most influential hedge fund entrepreneur.<p>Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in …

Here's why the US can't just take out Assad

Within 24 hours, it went from calling out the Assad regime for using chemical weapons to launching missiles at military targets. As limited as the strikes were, there are also statements that plans are in the works to target Syrian President Bashar Assad: It "would seem there would be no role for …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

WOW!! Russia is looking to move into Libya just as in Syria, fulfilling Bible Prophecy Ezekiel 38 – Video Post Bible in the News

With a vacuum being created as America has withdrawn from the Middle East, Libya has been plunged into civil war and a war against ISIL. At the same …

Middle East

The first 10 steps to corporate innovation

Corporate innovation is all the rage. The world’s largest companies are partnering with startups and opening innovation labs in tech accelerators. Everyone wants to capture that magic pixie dust that enables startups to be innovative and nimble, but obviously it’s hard to mimic that in large …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Russia, China, ISIS: Trump Will Face Foreign Policy Challenges

2016 Election<p>LONDON — U.S. elections are rarely won on foreign policy — presidents enter the Oval Office focused on changing America, not the world.<p>But many presidents end up being defined by their foreign policy decisions.<p>Donald Trump's first priority will be to deal with the challenges to …

A History of Islam by Ryan Reeves

In AD 622, Muhammad and his followers took flight from Mecca to Medina—an event known as the <i>Hijra</i>. This date is seen as the beginning point of the …

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

Is the Islamic State losing its grip on Fallujah?

By Loveday Morris and<p>Loveday Morris<p>Jerusalem bureau chief covering the Middle East<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Mustafa Salim<p>BAGHDAD — The Islamic State deployed snipers on rooftops in Fallujah on Saturday in an attempt to quell an insurrection by Sunni tribesmen, Iraqi officials said, a flare-up that appears to …

Middle East

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

5 Steps To Turning Failure Into Business Success

When you start a business you aren’t guaranteed success. But you can be sure that failure will happen, usually sooner rather than later. A lot of …