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11 awesome podcasts to kill off the dreaded dead time

“Work smarter, not harder” is often heard advice for entrepreneurs wishing to have at least one more hour in their day.<p>While I longed for the same, I also noticed I did actually have a lot of so called ‘dead time’ during my day. You know, commuting from point A to point B, or just one of those …

The new world order, 2017

One insistent question that will shape 2017 is whether we’re witnessing the gradual decay of the post-World War II international order, dominated by the economic and military power of the United States.<p>After the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, it became fashionable to talk of the United States as …

Geopolitics

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson<p>While …

Uh, John Boehner: Trump Is the Opposite of Teddy Roosevelt

The former speaker said Trump reminds him of our 26th president, which just shows he knows little about Trump—and nothing about Teddy Roosevelt.<p>“I …

Political History

Researchers have found that using social media makes kids less happy in almost every way

Parents are well aware that the internet has opened up new realms both of discovery and danger. Now, new research from the UK has found that use of social media like Facebook reduces children’s satisfaction about every aspect of their lives except friendship.<p>Economists at the University of …

Social Media

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God/Nils/God and Quantum Physics

<b>Type classification</b>: this is an essay resource.<p>The light in the center of the universe.<p><b>God is a higher field of consciousness in the cosmos. God is</b> …

12 Essentials of Supply Chain Management

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to manage diverse suppliers and supply chain teams all over the world with both large and small companies. …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

Builder's tiny houses caught in a mortgage quagmire

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Three years ago, Christoph Kesting built a tiny home for himself in Guelph, Ont., using a standard shipping container as the base. Then, after selling it – the buyer ended up moving it across the province …

The golden age of investing is over: get used to Wall Street's 'new normal'

It’s a question that has haunted the minds of high-flying financiers, self-help authors and regular Americans for decades: what’s the best way to make money investing?<p>In the past, the best way, hands down, was to have won the genetic lot: to have been born so that your peak earning and investing …

Stock Markets

The Hardest Part of Networking

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The scary truth about inequality: Why the GOP has little reason to reconsider its dangerous politics

Progressives hoping that Trump will wake voters up to the destructive impact of GOP politics will be disappointed<p>As income inequality has climbed higher and higher in America, government action has stalled. This lack of policy attention persists despite public opinion polls showing a majority of …

Sorry, Socialists, But Capitalism Is Killing Absolute Poverty

To hear the global left these days, you'd think the only thing that matters is income inequality. Socialist candidate Bernie Sanders has even made …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Post on Facebook - and get a tax bill

Banks, insurers and even the taxman are trawling Facebook and other sites looking for information which could determine how much they charge you<p>Send one wrong tweet or message and you could lose your reputation, friends and your job.<p>It's the phenomenon of "social shaming", in which an errant post …

Social Media

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

The biggest myths about marijuana—debunked by an addiction expert

The march of marijuana legalization continues, and so do the questions about its effect on the health of smokers. Kevin Hill, an addiction psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Harvard Medical School and author of <i>Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed</i>, recently took to …

Cannabis

Karl Marx Was Right

The economist and philosopher foresaw that capitalism had built within it the seeds of its own destruction, that the greed of a tiny elite would …

How to Separate the Personal and Professional on Social Media

Let’s face it: social media is risky. A single unfortunate post can throw a career off track. And yet in an era in which younger workers are connected with an average of 16 co-workers online and where 40% to 60% of hiring managers use social media to screen potential hires, it is simply not …

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

How America's Education Model Kills Creativity and Entrepreneurship

The current model of education in the United States is stifling the creative soul of our children. While this is troubling for a variety of reasons, it also has significant economic consequences for the future of our country. America has long been unique because of its remarkable ingenuity, …

Education

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

European Travel

How to Focus On What Matters as an Entrepreneur

Starting a business is a mind game. Like an Olympic athlete, a chess grand master, or a Wimbledon tennis pro, you're competing, performing, and using all your mental powers to achieve success.<p>You have to think like a startup in order to be a successful startup. And how do you think like a startup? …