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Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky: 'Some people don't need a smartwatch'

At the end of a disruptive year for the smartwatch sector, Pebble's Eric Migicovsky tells Rhiannon Williams why he believes all watches will soon be smart and why he once smuggled an iPhone<p>Technology chief executives are often distant, shadowy figures who crop up every now and again during annual …

Where Seed VCs Should (But Often Don’t) Look for the Next Consumer Startup Unicorns

<b>This is a guest post by David Beisel</b>, co-founder and partner at NextView You can reach him on Twitter or via the NextView blog about startup …

Building a hardware startup: the vision and team (Infographic)

In recent years, we have seen scores of hardware startups popping up. Many have had successes but many have also failed. Although technology has made …

37 tools successful salespeople cannot live without

As a salesperson, or as someone concerned with sales in your company, you probably have a say in which tools will help you grow sales. So here’s an …

Gamestar Mechanic

• Systems Thinking,<br>• 21st Century Skills,<br>• Creative Problem Solving,<br>• Art and Aesthetics,<br>• Writing and Storytelling,<br>• and creates a motivation forSTEMlearning.

This new book on startups tells you how to build the next Uber for X

Uber for X, Airbnb for Y, Facebook for Z. These business models of the internet age have become all too familiar. But do we really understand what …

10 Content Writing Tools: Ninja Guide to Content Creation

Great writers don’t rely solely upon their talent. They are characterized by discipline and great focus. If you lack these fundamental skills, your …

Infographics

5 TED-Ed Lessons on How the Human Body Works

This morning I visited TED-Ed's Lesson catalog and saw a new lesson about the pancreas. Seeing that video prompted me to look for other TED-Ed videos …

The Evolution of Classroom Technology: The Journey from Pen to Keyboard

Ancient technology in classroom<p>1650<p>Horn Books, wooden paddles with printed lesson was popular during the colonial era, to help students learn …

The cheat sheet to choosing effective education apps

Getting students active in the classroom is a tough task for any teacher. But there’s a silver bullet that is, quite literally, silver. It’s the …

10 Traits Of Great Business Leaders

Whether you’re a freelancer, small-business owner, or full-timer, to climb the ladder, you must know how to lead the pack. Are you destined to be the big boss or be bossed around? To find out, take a look at these 10 characteristics shared by great business leaders:<p><b>1. Persistence, Persistence,</b> …

Are You Clocked In But Checked Out At Work? Answer Three Simple Questions

We’ve all read stories about how disengaged and “clocked out” workers are becoming.<p>We believe that most people have the desire to contribute more fully and would do so if they could discover a meaningful reason to actively participate at work. After all, who really wants to go through life asleep …

Dear Startups, Don't Skip Design Thinking

In 2013, Forbes reported that a startling 80% of young companies fail within 18 months. Why? There’s no shortage of information online to advise on growing market penetration rates, brand loyalty and so forth. Nor is there a lack of able agencies and specialists to consult with.<p>One thing the …

Words of Wisdom For Start-ups From A Serial Entrepreneur

Since college, Georgianna Oliver has been turning problems into opportunities by building businesses that provide solutions. She’s sold two companies and is using her expertise in property management to develop a package locker solution for apartment and student housing communities. Package …

Surviving Shark Attacks: How Facing Fears Can Keep You -- And Your Business -- Alive

Collectively as a society, we spend a lot of time worrying about shark attacks. Whether it’s from watching <i>Jaws</i> or hearing real stories, many people experience a strong fear of sharks; yet the United States averages just 16 shark attacks each year and slightly less than one shark-attack fatality …