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Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

MBA

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

He Left His Project Management Career To Start A Seven-Figure, One-Person Business

Laszlo Nadler, 35, stumbled into his million-dollar-plus, one-person business when he was trying to teach his daughter, now seven, the importance of doing what you love. “What if we do a business together?” he asked her.<p>At that time in 2012, Nadler, now 35, was an IT project manager who supported …

Project Management

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

Energy

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Your brain is influenced by a wide array of factors. Here's how to get it working at its best.<p>Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of …

Everything is starting to crash

Despite a $486 billion fund to prop up the Chinese market, China's stocks sunk another 8.5% on Monday — the biggest one-day drop since 2007.<p>This is following a 35% crash into early July. Now, after bouncing back up to 4,200, the Shanghai Composite is down to 3,750. If it falls another 10% to below …

Real Estate

One of the richest men in the world is backing a startup that ranks Wall Street's hedge funds

Picking billion-dollar hedge funds is big business.<p>Especially now, with major investors like CalPERS needing to trim their billion-dollar lineups of Wall Street fund managers.<p>There is one startup out to change the pecking order on Wall Street that could dramatically change this process. AltX has …

Hedge Funds

The really worrying financial crisis is happening in China, not Greece

China looks like it is heading for its version of the 1929 stock market crash<p>While all Western eyes remain firmly focused on Greece, a potentially much more significant financial crisis is developing on the other side of world. In some quarters, it’s already being called China’s 1929 – the year of …

How Peter Thiel is trying to save the world

Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases. They had first pitched investors on their vision six years earlier, as seniors studying computational biology at Carnegie Mellon University, but the door hit them on their way out of …

Peter Thiel

The Best Investment Advice From Buffett and 11 Other Investors

Nearly seven years out from the beginning of the recession, Americans are still keeping the stock market at arm’s length. Less than a quarter — just …

Disruptive shares that could make you rich

Certain fund managers, including Neil Woodford and James Anderson, buy ‘disruptive shares’ – we outline those that are wreaking havoc on traditional business models<p>What happens when new technology revolutionises a market, transforming the way consumers use – and pay for – goods and services? Some …

How To Start A Startup Out Of A Passion, Raise Money, And Grow A Company

Ask any entrepreneur, it takes dedication, hard work, and skill to grow a company. But more than that, certain entrepreneurs have a unique passion and talent to take a start-up from zero to sixty, and see opportunities where others fail.<p>“I had a unique set of resources,” explains software …

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

Financial Markets

What VC Can Learn From Private Equity

It is friday and that usually means a fun friday or a feature friday but I’m stuck on a plane flying back from a week on the west coast and have the …

How Bob Marley’s Son Learned From Failure And Started A Multi-Million Dollar Coffee Company

As a 20-something looking for his purpose, Rohan Marley found it by going back to his roots.<p>Marley Coffee is still a relatively small company, having churned out $6 million in revenue in 2013. But founder Rohan Marley, one of Bob Marley’s children, has big plans for his Jamaican-born coffee …

Why The 'Experts' Failed To Predict The Apple Store's Success

Many retail experts and analysts failed to predict the massive success of the Apple Store when it first opened in 2001 because they made the mistake of confusing numbers with feelings. Numbers don’t have feelings; people do. And people drive a great customer experience.<p>On paper, the numbers didn’t …

Here's what billion-dollar startups had in common during their early days

There is a lot of coverage of the companies that have reached valuations of over a billion dollars. Many of these companies were not always fast growing businesses.<p>At Shasta Ventures, we focus on investing at the early stage, so we studied 32 high value consumer companies to see what they looked …

Startups

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

3 Simple Ways to Gain an Unfair Advantage in Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you know how many businesses fail within their first two years?<p>If you ask any entrepreneur, we're all able to tell you the grim statistics: nine out of 10 new ventures will never make it. Now, if you line up 10 entrepreneurs who are …

Entrepreneurship

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

If Anyone Doubts We Are In A Stock Market Bubble, Show Them This

<b>The higher financial markets rise, the harder they fall.</b> By any objective measurement, the stock market is currently well into bubble territory. …

How to Lose Ten Pounds in Thirty Days

I probably shouldn't have been surprised. Get a couple thousand people in a room and at least half will say they'd like to lose some weight.<p>Get a …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Oh sh*t, I’m the 1 percent: Secrets of the super-wealthy

<b>(Volt Collection via Shutterstock)</b><p>I grew up poor. My kids now live in Fairfield County. We all think we’re middle-class because we always feel behind<p>Paul Sullivan<p>March 29, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super-Wealthy”<p>I came to writing about money by …

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The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness