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The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Leadership

12 Non-Boring Ways to Cook With Ground Turkey

Lately, I've become kind of obsessed with ground turkey. It's more flavorful than ground chicken, less overpowering than ground beef, and just as …

Cooking

Learn the Content Marketing Secret that Increases Likelihood of Purchase by 131 Percent

Consumers who read an educational article about your company are significantly more willing to buy.<p>More than 87 percent of marketing executives are increasing their expenditure on content in 2017. Increasingly, that investment is going to "early stage content"--customer-focused material that …

Marketing

Scientific research piracy site hit with $15 million fine

Sci-Hub site has been playing a game of domain Whac-a-Mole.<p>The operator of a searchable piracy site for scientific research papers has been ordered …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

When Youth Is Not Your Friend: Excelling As An Entrepreneur Despite Ageist Assumptions

In recent years, we have seen how millennials have created some of the most notable startups of this generation, such as Facebook and Snapchat. Yet surprisingly, these successes seem to be outliers as the average age of entrepreneurs is still in the late 30s. The majority of startups, after all, …

free mind mapping and knowledge management software

You can navigate this wiki in different ways. The navigation menu on the left directs you to main support areas. Pages on detailed topics can be …

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

Career Development

11 Startups that Prove Deep Learning and AI are Changing Marketing Forever

So far, 2017 has been the year of AI/Machine Learning startups for marketing, search, content and social media. It’s been fascinating to see all of the new companies popping up. Each week on the VentureBeat VB Engage podcast, it seems that Stewart Rogers and I are talking about yet another new …

Why All Brands Should Be Selling on Social (And How to Do It)

Improve brand recognition, build a loyal customer base, and drive more sales with social media.<p>Let's talk data. The average person spends 118 minutes a day on social media sites like Facebook (which boasts more than 1.5 billion active users worldwide), Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, while 74% of …

Social Media

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

15 Mouthwatering (Totally Healthy) Fall Breakfast Recipes to Warm Up Your Week

We know you see the pumpkin pancakes and are probably chomping at the bit to get to the recipes, so we'll make this quick — we've got 15 healthy, hearty, delicious Fall breakfasts for you to try, from warming porridge to a sweet-and-spicy apple cinnamon smoothie to a sweet potato scramble and, you …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Marijuana shops are more lucrative than Whole Foods, by at least one metric

For years, Whole Foods has been trying to shake its reputation as the place paychecks go to die. As far back as 2011, CEO John Mackey said it would be a “lot easier” for the grocery chain to push its healthy-lifestyle messaging “if the media would stop repeating Whole Paycheck, Whole …

Cannabis Industry

This Startup Pitch Deck Landed $65M And a $865M Valuation

Raising a round of financing is one of the toughest things an early stage company will need to face at some point. Fundraising is actually getting …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

Valuation For Startups – 9 Methods Explained

A startup is like a box. A very special box.<p>This is a startup<p>The box has a value. The more things you put in the box, the more its value increases. …

Venture Capital

If You're Looking for a Startup Accelerator, Start With These 9

A handful of accelerators stand out from the pack in the most recent rankings.<p>Startup accelerators can too easily be black boxes. There are close to 200 of them, and they all make similar claims: That you'll emerge from their programs smarter about business, better-connected, and better able to …

Startups

Study Reveals The Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions

The DocSend study on pitch decks gathers data from over 200 pitch decks of early stage startups. However, before we dive into the study, and as a …

Watching These Videos May Make You Feel as Good as Doing Drugs

If you’ve experienced it, you know what I’m talking about, although you might not have known the name for it. It’s when a sound triggers a …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Power Up: The Best Pre (and Post) Workout Fuel to Keep You Amped

Back away from the store-bought energy bar! These snacks, smoothies, and shakes are perfect pre- and post-workout fuel.<p><b>Back away from the packaged "goo."</b> These 15 recipes for smoothies, shakes, and snacks are all you need to power through a workout. Now drop and give us 20.

7 Small (But Powerful) Style Updates That Cost Nothing

Fashion independence is something we take for granted. After World War II, our forefathers redefined expectations of what it meant to dress as a …

Men's Fashion

Why You Should Apply to Y Combinator

<i>(Note: W2016 applications are due Oct 13 at 8pm PT, so</i> <i>apply</i> <i>soon!)</i><p>Before applying to Y Combinator, I remember talking to several friends who were …

Startups

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

The Entrepreneur's Ultimate List of 8 Must-Read Books

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve probably heard all the worn-out expressions:<p><i>Readers are leaders.</i><p><i>You've got to be reading more!</i><p><i>Man, you really have to read this book.</i><p><i>Let me recommend a book to you.</i><p><i>You mean you haven't read this book yet?</i><p>Entrepreneurs and …

Entrepreneurship

The essential to-do list for the aspiring entrepreneur

From my perch at Harvard Business School, I can tell you one thing about the future of American business: it will be built by entrepreneurs with great visions and real grit, not just a fancy MBA. Before you change the world, though, there are a few things that you should do, which I have learned …

Entrepreneurship

53 Roasted Vegetable Recipes to Jazz Up Any Dinner

Dinner sides in a snap? Enter, roasted vegetables. Here are our 53 favorite recipes for dinnertime or anytime.<p><b>Sides in a snap?</b> It's practically what roasted vegetables were made for. Chop 'em up (or leave 'em whole) and get that oven roaring, because these 53 recipes are about to earn permanent …

How to Go to Bed Tonight Happier (and Feeling Richer)

Techniques that made Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Charles Schwab feel better are guaranteed to work for you too.<p>Seeing Steve Jobs's life slip away was breathtaking, but the lessons offered can be life changing. It struck me as strange that I’d never seen him happier more often than in his last …

Happiness