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Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

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The Buck Stops Here: How Exceptional Leaders Replace Blame with Responsibility | Inc.com

Some years ago, my consulting company facilitated a retreat for senior-level executives from a well-known corporation experiencing some internal conflict. Throughout our discussions, we were baffled to hear them say things like, "They won't allow "us" to move forward here and do what this …

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Timeline: Ten Years of Russian Cyber Attacks on Other Nations

In the past decade the Russian government has mounted more than a dozen significant cyber attacks against foreign countries, sometimes to help or harm a specific political candidate, sometimes to sow chaos, but always to project Russian power.<p>Starting in 2007, the Russians attacked former Soviet …

How Steve Jobs Got the Absolute Best Out of His Teams

Love him or hate him, there's one thing Steve Jobs did extremely well.<p>Steven Paul Jobs was impassioned, a captivating speaker, and had an uncanny ability to see the future. But many who knew Apple's co-founder also described him as impatient, petulant, and difficult.<p>If I described your boss as …

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

How to Build Your Business Like a Fortune 500 CEO | Inc.com

<i>Nick Chasinov is the founder and CEO of Teknicks, an agile digital marketing agency specializing in adaptive and analytics-driven strategies powered by research, client collaboration and goals. Teknicks was ranked four times in Inc Magazine's 500 fastest growing companies in America.</i><p>The best advice …

75 Apps That Will Save You Time as a Busy Professional | Inc.com

When you're constantly multitasking and putting in long days--and who isn't?--the right apps can be a lifesaver. Once you hit on the combination that works for you, your personal and professional lives run more effectively. Suddenly you're less stressed and more productive.<p>Here are some top apps …

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9 parenting tips from Warren Buffett to set your kids up for success

"When a kid at 8, 9, or 10 years old learns the basics of how finance works and how to behave in a business relationship, he or she can apply those lessons throughout their lives," says Buffett. "Practicing those good habits over a lifetime can have huge beneficial consequences, not just for …

How to move forward when you have too many ideas

True entrepreneurs have an uncanny knack for seeing opportunity in everyday circumstances. What to some people, is merely a frustration — for instance, the absence of an app to handle some desired tracking function — is a clear source of inspiration for the entrepreneurially-minded.<p>But seeing …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

Sundar Pichai and the world of Indian CEOs

<b>It is not every day that one of the world's largest technology companies announces a new CEO.</b><p>So when Google announced that Sundar Pichai was taking the reins on Monday, his promotion gained thousands of column inches worldwide - not least of all in his native India.<p>The Hindu newspaper called the …

Satya Nadella

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Windows versions get upwards of around 10 years of support, even longer in some cases like what occurred with Windows XP, supported for nearly 13 …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Four Ways to Amp Up Your Emotional Intelligence Today

We've all heard stories or perhaps even witnessed leaders who just can't keep their cool. They may storm through the office, slam a phone down, berate a manager or simply send dozens of nasty emails. This type of behavior is extremely uncomfortable for employees to witness, eats away at …

10 of the bravest moves Steve Jobs made at Apple

Jobs co-founded Apple and brought the company back to life after he briefly left, saving it from crashing. That meant making hard choices and going with decisions he wasn't sure were going to work out.<p>Jobs' history at Apple is full of them, and Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli document them well in …

Until apps improve more, maybe Apple doesn’t need a new iPad each year

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Back in October, Apple debuted the iPad Air 2. I’ve been using a loaner model from the …

Watch A 5-Part Series On The History Of Video Game Graphics

This pixelated flashback takes you from Pong to Call Of Duty.<p>Stuart Brown‘s five part YouTube series–where one episode is being released every day this week–takes viewers through the evolution of video game graphics, starting with the most rudimentary games of the 1970s up through today.<p>What makes …

Fantasy keynote shows how Steve Jobs would have sold us on Apple Watch

Apple fans will never revel in the glory of another Stevenote. But an essay that imagines how Steve Jobs would have introduced the Apple Watch just might be the next best thing.<p>Lesson No. 1: He wouldn’t have called it the “Apple Watch.”<p>The brilliant essay, written by Jong-Moon Kim and simply titled …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Rogue Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Call

It seems rather far fetched at first glance. There is news that came out last week that rogue cell phone towers around the US are forcing mobile devices to disable their encryption making it possible that someone might be able to listen in to your call. “That could never happen to me,” you think …

The World’s First 3D Printed Castle

Andrey Rudenko wanted to see if it was possible to make a 3d printed house, Andrey is an architect, and rather than use a traditional design, he went …

Startup Schools: America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2014

For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots.<p>FORBES ranked the nation’s most …

9 Swift Resources for iOS 8 Developers

If you're interested in Apple's new programming language announced at WWDC, there are a variety of resources available online now. Here are nine …

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …