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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Inspiration

Seeking Start-Ups: Topshop Launches Innovation Program Geared To Wearable Tech

British retailer Topshop is aiming to bring technology-enabled fashion product to its consumers with the launch of a start-up program focused on wearables.<p>Top Pitch, as it’s called, aims to discover and co-develop prototypes that move wearable technology further into the fashion arena while …

Innovation

Why the Future of Venture Capital Depends on Uber

If the ride-sharing company has lasting success, then this era of billion-dollar startups will be a win. If not, then the last eight years of venture funding will have been a colossal waste.<p>Uber is the ultimate test of whether the last eight years of venture investment in Silicon Valley was …

9 Time Management Apps to Organize Your Life and Keep You on Track

Do you need more time?No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it.Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. …

Apps

How to Bootstrap a Business from Your Basement

Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, but a few of these tips may help if you're thinking of getting a business going.<p><i>Tonya Lanthier, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Atlanta, is the founder of DentalPost.net, a nationwide mobile job board for dental professionals with solutions and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

6 Apps to Make You Suck Less at Life

Science research indicates forming new habits is a pain in the ass. But luckily, there are a handful of ways you can use your smartphone to change …

How employers can stop losing productivity to smoke breaks, working from home and stress leave

Lost productivity in the workplace is a concern for many employers. While there are many reasons for this, absenteeism in its various forms is often …

4 Startup Truths Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know

The road to success is a long and winding one, but that doesn't mean you won't be grateful for the journey.<p><i>Nina Ojeda is the founder of The Avenue West, a go-to-market and market expansion agency that works at the intersection of design, technology, social impact and lifestyle. With a strong focus</i> …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

Productivity

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

Silicon Valley's hottest startup is scaring insurance brokers and fighting regulators

Two decades ago, the only way to book a flight was to call a travel agent, a middleman whose job was to connect you with vendors. That job is now …

Skype Co-Founder Backs Wire, A New Communications App Launching Today On iOS, Android And Mac

Skype co-founder Janus Friis is backing a new communications app called Wire, out now for iOS, Android and Mac OS X. The app itself is the reimagining of how a communications tool like Skype should operate had it been built today. Much of that, in Wire’s case, means under-the-hood improvements that …