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Millennials, Mobile & The Future of Financial Marketing

An international study of Millennial attitudes towards banking and online banking services points towards the important changes banks and credit …

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

How Peter Thiel teaches Stanford students to create billion-dollar monopolies (in 3 quotes)

Stanford continued its wildly overcrowded How to Start a Startup course today with Silicon Valley’s outspoken libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel. The course is curated by Sam Altman, head of startup incubator Y Combinator. Each week, the course brings in another technology celebrity to share the …

A simple explanation of fees in the payment card industry

I wrote a piece last month explaining how the payment card industry works. I talked about the various actors (acquirers, issuers, schemes, merchants, …

What I've Learned: Viral Wizard Emerson Spartz

He's 27, he claims to have unlocked the real secret to virality, and he's ready to make some (well, a lot of) money off of it. And maybe make the world a better place, too.<p><i>He's at it again. Emerson Spartz, the kid from LaPorte, Indiana who left junior high at age 12 to home school himself; started</i> …

Lessons from Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn’s Networker-in-Chief

Jeff Weiner is determined to read the letter, even if he’s running a tad late. For more than an hour the chief executive of LinkedIn has been holding …

The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex …

Relationships

UX Crash Course: User Psychology

My mission for 2014 was to get more people started in User Experience (UX) Design. In January, hundreds of thousands of people did the original UX …

Six Key Benchmarks for Your SaaS Startup

One of the most frequent questions entrepreneurs ask me is how does their business compare to others? Benchmarking is a great tool, if you can get …

Be Selfish. Be Very Selfish.

Here is a leadership lesson: Be selfish. Be very selfish.<p>For this message to be an effective leadership tip, we need to understand what selfishness is. Selfishness is typically defined as “concerned excessively or exclusively with oneself.” If someone hears that the CEO is being selfish, the …

This Is Why Netflix Will Go Bankrupt

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is a stock that proves that the market is not efficient. After reporting first quarter earnings on April 22, the shares jumped …

Caught In An Elevator With A CEO? 3 Conversation Starters

It’s Thursday morning, you’re in the elevator, and the CEO skates between closing doors to join you for a 30-floor ride.<p>You consider commenting on the unseasonably balmy weather, but inquire about her watch instead. You then exchange a series of jokes and, in perfect unison, toss your heads back in …

Biz Stone: How I Faked My Way Into Google | WIRED

On October 7, 2003, a “Boston-based blogging entity” called Genius Labs announced it had been acquired by Google. The press release was picked up by …

Belly and Vibes Partner with Google as Wallet Launch Partners

When Google announced at I/O, its annual developer conference last week, that Google Wallet would be undergoing some changes, people took notice. One …