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Silicon Valley

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley

Corey Pein took his half-baked startup idea to America’s hottest billionaire factory – and found a wasteland of techie hustlers and con men<p><b>T</b>he most desirable career of the 21st century, with numerous advantages over other fast-growing occupations such as hospice carer and rickshaw driver, is being …

Silicon Valley

Eating to Reverse Aging

Dr. Arthur De Vany is 80 years old and he’s ripped. Better known as Art De Vany, he was signed as a professional baseball player in his youth and later earned his Ph.D. in Economics at UCLA. He is most famous for his evolutionary fitness approach to training and diet.<p>During his time at UCLA, De …

Nutrition

New research shows successful founders are far older than the Valley stereotype

There is a classic stereotype of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur: often a computer science nerd, almost certainly male, ambitious and, most importantly, young — very young. Founders who have been covered extensively by the media, like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, started their …

Social Sciences

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Blockchain

Online lender GreenSky files confidentially for an IPO

The Dropbox effect is real.<p>Less than two weeks after the file-storage company’s promising public markets debut–the stock jumped 36% on opening day–two fellow unicorns have signaled their IPO intentions. <b>This morning, ed-tech startup Pluralsight filed confidentially to go public. And now, fintech</b> …

Wall Street

eGym to Acquire Netpulse, Promote CEO John Ford

All of eGym's digital offerings will be built into the existing Netpulse app, according to a media release, beginning with specialized eGym activity …

Profit

Inside Zuora's Proposed IPO

<b>Morning Report:</b> <i>Let’s take a quick look at Zuora’s funding history and its IPO filings. I promise we’ll be brief.</i><p>Last Friday, Zuora filed to go …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

eGym kauft in San Francisco ein

Das Münchner Startup eGym übernimmt den kompletten Geschäftsbereich für mobile Apps von Netpulse. Das 2009 in San Francisco gegründete Unternehmen …

The Definitive Guide to SaaS Sales Metrics

<i>This is Part 3 of my epic four-part series, taking a deep-dive into SaaS metrics. I’ll be covering KPIs for</i> <i>Growth</i><i>,</i> <i>Marketing</i><i>, Sales and Customer</i> …

Product Management

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

The American Midwest is quickly becoming a blue-collar version of Silicon Valley

The economic engine of Silicon Valley seems to have driven right by the Midwest. America’s urban coastal cities have enjoyed an explosion in their technology sectors. New York’s Silicon Alley and Boston’s biotech corridor are world-class incubators of talent and startups. Austin (Texas), Seattle …

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

To build the strongest teams from the get-go, PatientPing Co-founder and CEO Jay Desai has written the definitive user guide — on himself. Read on to …

Leadership

The latest brain hack to get ahead in Silicon Valley: flashcards

Eager to keep up with the pace of change, some Silicon Valley researchers are embracing a grade-school technique to enhance their cognition and memory.<p>Michael Nielsen, a research fellow at Y Combinator Research, a division of Silicon Valley’s top startup accelerator, took to Twitter last week to …

Learning

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IT WAS not, in the end, the much anticipated take-off that took your breath away. It was the landings. Eight minutes after they had lifted the first …

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Customers

5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so.<p>A while back, I took a year to experiment with every piece of personal productivity advice I could find. In becoming hyperaware of how I spent my time, I noticed something: I …

Procrastination

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

How absolute zero (-based budgeting) can heat up growth

Businesses can’t just cut their way to prosperity. The surprisingly powerful tool to help an organization grow? Zero-based budgeting.<p><b>Your company</b> …

Management

SoftBank has invested €460 million into a German car startup

Founded in Berlin in 2012, Auto1 has sold hundreds of thousands of cars on its platform. Revenues in 2016 came in at €1.5 billion (£1.3 billion).<p>Backed by the likes of Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, Auto1 connects car buyers with car sellers in around 30 countries.<p>The SoftBank investment, which was …

Venture Capital

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Startups

​What Causes Dark Circles Under Eyes? | Men’s Health

What you’re seeing is actually dilated blood vessels under the skin around your eyes, says Debra Jaliman, M.D., board-certified dermatologist in New York City and assistant professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Sometimes, the tissue under your eyes will swell with …

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Cryptocurrency

The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency

Bitcoin is losing its luster with some of its earliest and most avid fans -- criminals -- giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency.<p>Privacy …

Cryptocurrency

6 ways to make your 2018 resolutions stick in the new year

A new year is a new start, and with it often comes a fresh determination to find a “better” version of ourselves. Whether it’s to lose weight, eat healthier, spend less money or invest more time with loved ones, we all strive for self-improvement. No matter how long this motivation lasts, New …

Nutrition