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While adding an initial might seem like an insignificant change, it had big impacts on the study's results. After reading the article, participants deemed David F. Clark a better writer than David Clark, and thought David F.P.R. Clark was the best. The reason: Initials set up a bias in peoples' …

The 11 Worst Body Language Mistakes Professionals Make

Excellent nonverbal communication skills tell your audience that you're confident, energetic, engaged, and honest, says Tonya Reiman, author of "The Power of Body Language."<p>Someone with poor nonverbal skills, however, may give off an impression of low self-esteem and a lack of interest, she says. …

365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …

10 Top Recruiters Tell Us What Candidates Can Do To Wow Them

Career community Glassdoor recently published its annual list of top recruiters. These hiring managers have seen a lot of talent, but they can still be impressed.<p>We wanted to find out exactly how candidates can "wow" these industry leaders. So we asked the following professionals: <b>Was there a</b> …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

How To Maintain Motivation When Your Goals Are Epic

Companies like Box, TaskRabbit, NASA, and The Huffington Post have such huge missions that there’s no easy way to put it on a to-do list. So how do founders and leaders at these places stay motivated? Read on for advice from Aaron Levie, Leah Busque, Arianna Huffington, and more.<p>Many of us looking …

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

Gigaom | J.K. Rowling’s secret book shoots up bestseller lists after she’s outed on Twitter

Advertisement<p>Want to read a new mystery by bestselling Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling? You’re in luck, and you don’t even have to wait: She …

1. Successful apps are simple apps. 2. Stand out or stand down. 3. Speed wins. 3 simple rules for a successful startup from the cofounder of Camera+ http://trib.al/uCCHDeR

On Guardian Culture, JK Rowling publishes crime novel under false name: The Cuckoo's Calling was released in April using pseudonym Robert Galbraith http://t.gu.com/mXVBz Photograph: Ian West/PA

If you want to nail an email introduction to a busy person, here's how to do it: http://bit.ly/15jev2P

A new startup called SolePower has come up with a shoe insert that creates power as you walk. How much power exactly? According to their Kickstarter page (which is raising $50,000 to bring the prototype into mass production), walking 2.5 to 5 miles could fully power an iPhone. http://trib.al/xo7z6wk

Last year, 18-month-old coworking space Geekdom had about 300 members operating within its 45,000 square foot office in Texas. This year that figure rose to over 600 and soon the company will be expanding in its building to a full 100,000 square feet. How did it grow so fast? The simple answer is price and community. http://bit.ly/11oh1b5

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

Looking forward to an uncertain future

When Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke set out a timetable for tapering and then ending QE, the general assumption was that he had spoken prematurely.<p>By apparently saying too much, he set off a monetary tightening that seemed both unanticipated and unintended, threatening to stifle America’s …

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

Programming is FUNdamental: A closer look at Code.org's star-studded computer science campaign

"All these people who've made it big have their own variation of the same story, where they felt lucky to be exposed to computer programming at the right age, and it bloomed into something that changed their life," explains the organization's co-founder, Ali Partovi, seated in the conference room …

Beyond Buffett: Four Other Investor Letters The Pros Are Reading

In these stormy markets investors seek shelter in words of wisdom from famous investors like Warren Buffett. Here are four lesser-known must-read market masters to help weather the current conditions–if only they all agreed on the forecast.<p><b>Jeremy Grantham</b> – GMO<p>Money managed: $110 billion<p>Bullish on: …

NSA Cramping Your Style? Use These Easy Encryption Solutions

Also, the NSA might not be the only ones checking in on phone call and e-mail data. Here is a basic guide to digital discretion.<p>Ever since we learned that the NSA and FBI are archiving metadata from America’s mobile phone and email providers, we’ve become increasingly interested in encryption …

More than a third of workers say they get emails from their boss outside of work hours. What should workers do about the email barrage? Some suggestions: http://bit.ly/125TLMC

The 'Unorthodox' Way PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin Hired The Best Talent In Silicon Valley

At First Round Capital's CEO Summit, he revealed his hiring secrets.<p><b>Many of the people Levchin hired were friends of current employees.</b> "Peter [Thiel] sat me down and he made me write down every smart person I knew in college personally," Levchin told the audience. "It turned out to be a list of …

Silicon Valley

Your Business Can Have Corporate Structure And Still Be Innovative

Both are somewhat dirty words in the startup community at large (which Shanley recently pointed out).<p>Process is associated with large companies.<p>All the cool hipster startups seem to do without anything of the sort. It is certainly a very attractive idea that small groups of smart engineers can …

Agile Development

Flying cars: Radical concept design aims high

An ambitious firm has revealed their plans for a new type of personal air transport vehicle that takes off and lands like a helicopter. Will the idea fly?<p>I received an email this week from a researcher based in Los Angeles, who I wanted to interview. “I hope to be back before 4pm,” it read. “Of …

Aviation

The First Six Months Developing For The Computer On My Face

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jon Gottfried is a Developer Evangelist at Twilio, Co-Founder of the Hacker Union, and a StartupBus Conductor. Follow him on Twitter @jonmarkgo.</i><p>Being one of the first cyborgs in the world, I have been privy to a unique set of bizarre experiences that have led to some early …

Who needs investors! Why many startups should bootstrap instead

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: docent/Shutterstock<p>With 500 Startups Accelerator’s new class introduction video and its notorious chant, you can’t …

Google acquires kite-power generator

<b>Google has acquired a US company that generates power using turbines mounted on tethered kites or wings.</b><p>Makani Power will become part of Google X - the secretive research and development arm of the search giant.<p>The deal comes as Makani carries out the first fully autonomous flights of robot kites …

7 Foods That Boost Your Brainpower | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs are accustomed to long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to make smart decisions for your company, what you put in your body matters almost as much as how many hours you put in at the office.<br>Here are seven foods you should add to your regular diet if you want to keep …

Nutrition

A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

How the Vegas Tech Fund plans to help transform the tech scene in Sin City, in part two of our series on Tony Hsieh's $350 million Downtown Project.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs at the Center of Revitalizing Las Vegas<p>Las Vegas is a betting town. So it …

Hone “Strategic Patience,” Watch Your Creativity Spike

An art history professor makes her students sit in front of a painting for three hours. P&G invents the Swiffer. Those events are more alike than you might think.<p>Deep patience. Close attention. These are not virtues often associated with college students (or some tech workers, for that matter). But …