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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the most successful entrepreneurs share 3 traits

In a live Q&A in Rome on Monday, <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> was asked to name three traits of people who make it to the top.<p>First and foremost, <b>successful</b> …

Super Survival Kit: 20 Lifesaving Items to Keep in Your Truck

<b>The Truck Chest</b><p>A four-seasons truck survival kit should do it all: help you shelter in place or pull off a rescue on your own, whether you bog down …

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

The 12 Types of Tools You Need for Survival, in One Graphic

Whether you’re concerned about a weather-related disaster or a potential zombie apocalypse, if either comes to pass, you’ll be glad you had a plan. …

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

Kelsey Humphreys<p>Read full profile<p>Now that the inspirational sparkle of the new year has worn off, you may be falling back into your old routines and …

How My Composting Toilet ACTUALLY Works – A Review

I promised I would do a review on the composting toilet after it had been in use for a while, well after 6 months I thought it was time for my first …

4 books every aspiring startup founder should read

To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to be able to juggle several hats at the same time. Identifying a problem and developing a scalable …

Startups

ANNOUNCEMENT—Microsoft Resolves Office 365 Charity Licensing Issue for Churches

The restrictions related to nonprofits receiving a discount have changed.

The 12 Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

The best entrepreneurs are always looking for a new edge, and increasingly, podcasts have become an unparalleled source of applicable advice. A bunch of podcasts focusing on tech, startups, and the challenges of growing your business have launched in recent years. Forbes has sampled a whole bunch, …

Entrepreneurship

This Dish Is A Staple In The United Kingdom And One Of Our Favorite Comfort Foods!

Save<p>Shepherd’s Pie is a fantastic, simple dish originally designed to be affordable for poor, rural workers. Since then, it’s become a staple in the …

America: Abandon Your Reverence for the Bachelor's Degree

Many high-school graduates must choose between two bad options: a four-year program for which they’re not academically or emotionally prepared, or job-specific training that might put a ceiling on their careers.<p>Two years ago, my nephew was set to graduate from Maryland’s Towson University with a …

This 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur Will Inspire All Your Shark Tank Dreams

This year’s Re:Make was overflowing with creativity and innovations in tech, business <i>and</i> thinking.<p>Aside from all of that inspo-worthy stuff — and the announcement of the first batch of #IAMCREATIVE Foundation winners — an eight-year-old had his time to shine on the Re:Make stage and left everyone …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

Entrepreneurship

How to Build a Mission Control Desk

<i>[Editor’s note: We loved this post so much, we decided to bring it back with step-by-step instructions so that you can build your own.]</i><p>My older son recently started school and needed his own desk for doing homework. I wanted to make something nicer than a simple tabletop with legs, and realized …

This is what happens to your body when you drink Coca Cola

A new infographic reveals exactly what happens when fizzy drinks enter your system<p>We all know fizzy drinks like Coca Cola are loaded with sugar, but do you really know what happens to your body when you glug a can of the sweet stuff?<p>An infographic which reveals the disturbing effect Coke has within …

Three Reasons Leaders Must Constantly Ask “Why”

Wise leaders constantly ask “why.” Not because they find joy in questioning everything but because they want to ensure the thinking beneath the …

Five Stupid Rules That Drive Great Employees Away

It is hard to unlearn the messages that we have heard repeated since we were children. One of them is “Business is a stiff and formal place. To be human and spontaneous is fun, but it isn’t professional!”<p>Some organizations understand the connection between passion and performance, but a lot of them …

The Workplace

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …

Leadership

Researchers discovered a psychological trick that will help you stop procrastinating

The idea is that you'll get a thrill out of checking those individual items off your to-do list and, before you know it, you'll have completed the whole project.<p>The strategy is based on a study out of Pennsylvania State University. Researchers asked participants to pick up one of two buckets and …

Billionaire Saudi prince to give away $32 billion fortune

Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal to donate entire $32 billion wealth to his charitable foundation<p>Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, the Saudi Arabian billionaire and one of the world's richest people, announced on Wednesday that he will donate all of his wealth of $32 billion (£20.5 billion) to charity over the …

Young & Entrepreneurial: Ivy League Dropouts and Glints Founders Are Building the Linkedin for Youth

<i>Young & Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world. By sharing the stories of these individuals, I hope to inspire youth from all over the world to follow their passions, to take the road less traveled and to</i> …

The Best Way to Hire from Inside Your Company

A few years ago, I started to notice an interesting trend: Frustrated with finding and integrating good external candidates, organizations were beginning to invest increasing amounts of time, energy, and money into developing their internal hiring capabilities.<p>There is reason to believe these …

Human Resources

How To Use Evernote More Effectively In Your Small Business

Evernote is a powerful app for capturing notes and ideas — and that means it can make a big difference to your small business if you use it …

Apps

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

‘How did they do that?’ New book reveals BlackBerry’s response to original iPhone

Living in a world where the iPhone dominates, and rivals don’t so much compete by doing things differently as by offering cut-rate versions of the same core technology, it can be easy to forget how much of a disruption Apple’s handset actually caused when Steve Jobs unveiled it in 2007.<p>A new book …

How to Get Free Classroom Supplies and Teaching Materials

Increasingly, Lilliputian budgets force teachers to reach into their own pockets to buy school supplies and teaching materials. In fact, according to …

Teaching