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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Are You A High Performer? Try This Test

There are two ways to excel in business:<p>The first is by developing effective strategies. The second is making those strategies happen, in a highly effective manner.<p>The latter is all about personal high performance, yet very few executives and entrepreneurs spend much time improving their own …

A Simple Explanation Of 'The Internet Of Things'

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the “Internet of things” and what impact is it going to …

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This System Will Help You Retain Everything You Read

And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down.<p>I learned a lot in the process about what works and what doesn't work.<p>I have a system that I use for non-fiction books that enables me to remember quite a bit.<p>And when I can't remember I generally know where to look to find the …

Writing

Doing Everything Is Not a Startup Strategy

Many entrepreneurs have a favorite slide to show during their pitches. It compares their company to the competitive set and highlights all of the great things they can do that others can’t. This is often the death knell for these companies.<p>In fact, last week I participated as a judge for UCLA’s …

3-D Printing: What You Need to Know About the Next Industrial Revolution | Inc.com

Throughout the history of mankind, there have been several channels of innovation emerge that have contributed to developing the products we use today. Some innovation channels are rooted in commercial intent, such as entrepreneurs, paid consultants or R&D segments of large corporations. These …

3D

Android's share of global device sales growing 14-times faster than iOS

Consumers continue to purchase more Android than iOS devices, the 3DS is less popular than the Amazon Kindle, and more than half of the mobile-gaming audience is women.<p>Market-research firm IDC and mobile-market-tracking company App Annie released a new report today that helps make sense of mobile …

Understanding Chinese Consumers

After spending 15 years in North America, I returned home to China and found some fascinating phenomena. A bottle of 2006 Penfolds Bin 389 cabernet, which costs $37 in the U.S., is about $77 in Beijing. Huggies diapers cost about the same in the U.S. and China, but the ones in China are of lower …

China’s Leaders Miss Chance to Make Economic History

Back in 1978, Deng Xiaoping, the grandfather of China’s market reform, delivered a speech at a Communist Party plenum that signaled the country would …

The great Chinese collateral trade, illustrated

2013-08-12T11:33:51.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>We’ve seen explanations of how the famous Chinese copper (and other commodity collateral) LC financing …

In China, Full Employment No More

As China spends less on stimulus and tolerates even less over-spending at the municipal level, the era of full-employment in the country may be coming to an end.<p>No economist will tell you that a full blow labor crisis is in the works in China, but one thing is clear: unemployment is on the rise. On …

12 Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Shipping containers meet a variety of requirements: Modern. Check. Low-cost. Check. Environmentally-friendly. Check. See twelve homes that make them …

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