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Entrepreneurship

3 Secrets From a Chess Master Who Built One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

Business is no game, but these chess lessons can help you stay ahead of the competition.<p>Before founding one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., Josh Manion was an international chess master and ranked among the top 80 players in the U.S.<p>Josh Manion<p>Manion attributes much of the success …

Business Strategy

At last! The smart Christmas tree is here to save the holidays and the environment

Let us now discuss one of the more uncomfortable truths about this holiday season.<p>Most of you who celebrate Christmas will soon make your yearly purchase of a Christmas tree. According to the National Christmas Tree Association (which is a real thing!), people in the U.S. buy between 25 million and …

Will You Finally Start Your Own Business? The 3 Stages Of Choice

It could be argued that our lives are nothing more than a series of decisions strung together by contemplation, emotion and sweat. When your decisions involve others – especially those close to you – choosing a path can be mind-bending.<p>Entrepreneurs face tough calls every day, says Sebastian …

This Unusual Startup Strategy Led to a $200 Million Acquisition by Microsoft in 18 Months

Listening to typical startup advice would have cost these entrepreneurs millions.<p>It's every startup founder's dream: being acquired for hundreds of millions without years of slogging away for decades.<p>And it came true recently for the founders of Acompli, an 18-month-old mobile email app.<p>I know what …

Product Management

16 Best Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership Articles of the Year

Guaranteed to encourage and inspire, these popular posts on entrepreneurship and leadership are absolute must-reads.<p>Learn how to transform your life for the better with 16 of the Web’s favorite entrepreneurship and leadership articles from this year. Guaranteed to encourage and inspire, these …

Entrepreneurship

Business School Vs. Incubator: An Entrepreneurial Test Drive At Stanford To Find Which Works Best

If you are looking to buy a new car it is only natural to test drive the models you are interested in. You’ll quickly get a sense of quality, handling, comfort, and can back up your research with comparable data on cost, mileage, reliability, resale value and much more that is easily available …

Ghostery launches an enterprise app to limit how businesses track you online

Privacy-savvy folk may know Ghostery for its consumer desktop plugin that shows you which companies, merchants, and advertisers are collecting your Internet data and helps you stop them from gathering more. Now, Ghostery is unveiling an enterprise-level version of its signature app that helps …

This Wall Comes Alive When You Touch It

Hexi is an interactive display that ripples like a pond in response to movement.<p>Designer Thibault Sld created this wall of 60 modules loaded with servos, together called Hexi, which undulate in response to movement--whether that's a touch of the hand, or running past, or something else. Nearby …