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A former Googler shares his decision-making process to move back to India

My recent post on LinkedIn about heading back to India as a venture capitalist after almost 15 years in the US made me realise just how many people in my network have been mulling on this broader topic: moving back to their respective home countries from their current country of residence for …

Product Management

Walmart Falls After $16 Billion Flipkart Deal

Walmart Inc.’s deal to buy a controlling stake in India’s biggest online seller is meeting skepticism on Wall Street.<p>The world’s largest retailer …

Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Calendar, And The Photos Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

London-based photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems

Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things

If these three elements of your business exist, then all the other details will fall into place.<p>What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant …

Entrepreneurship

A hedge fund manager is supporting a free master's program in financial engineering

Igor Tulchinsky, the founder of WorldQuant, a New York-based quantitative hedge fund, founded WorldQuant University last year.<p>The program offers students a tuition-free two-year education in financial engineering.<p>"It went live about a year ago, and now we have 600 students who have enrolled from …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

General Electric

Now You Can Borrow Designer Gowns For A Fraction Of The Cost

When Rent the Runway first launched in November 2009, it was a hit; it revolutionized the way women dressed (and spent) for special events and formal …

How to Build a Lean Business Plan Step 4: Define Your Business Model

<i>This article is part of our series on Lean Planning, where we will go into more detail on aspects of the Lean Planning process. Start with</i> <i>How to</i> …

Small Business

14 Unusual Habits of Highly Successful People

Everyone intends to be successful, but few people actually are. Here's how they do it.<p><i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

Success

This Online Startup Tool Is Helping Singapore's Entrepreneurs Find Funding

Ask any startup in Southeast Asia — if they’re looking to raise funds, they’ve likely been flying in and out of Singapore. The “little red dot,” which is often praised for its friendly business environment and global connectivity, is home to some of the region’s biggest tech venture capital firms. …

Mapping startups hope they can chart a new course to success

Alphabet, Apple and Uber may be spending billions on exhaustive new mapping technologies to power the self-driving car revolution, but there’s a new generation of companies betting that a combination of crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence will enable them to navigate their way to success in …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

Productivity

31 Quotes On How To Launch A Startup [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>31 Quotes On How To Launch A Startup by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Startup culture has captured our collective imaginations, and today there …

8 Coworking spaces for startups in India and why your startup should be there?

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 25<p>Coworking spaces are not a hype for nothing, they have made it affordable for startups who do not have a fortune to …

Entrepreneurship

4 Lessons I Learned Building a 6-Figure Freelancing Business

Starting and running a business is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. It becomes even harder when doing it in a developing country where constant electricity is elusive. But that didn’t stop me from padding together an ugly looking freelancing startup -- which I took to six-figure revenue …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

Self-improvement

The Startup Myth Too Many People Fall for

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

6 unconventional business books that will completely change your perspective

And to what end? Aren't most of them just about the same? So many repetitions of the same tired advice. It can feel like there isn't much left to learn.<p>But that's actually an illusion created by conventional wisdom. It's human nature to like things that you agree with and that confirm what you …

Here's Ben Graham's family tree of value investing

Benjamin Graham is often referred to as "the father of investing" - and for good reason.<p>Warren Buffett was one of Graham's students at Columbia University (and the only one to have ever received an A in his class). Many other value investing legends, like Bill Ruane, Irving Kahn, and Walter …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Success

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

professionals