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20 Reasons Not To Give Up

Let’s just get right into this. We’ve no time to waste.<p>1. Because your presence at the table matters (and no, you don’t ever need permission to build your own table).<p>2. Because the look on your nemesis’ face when you succeed will be glorious.<p>3. Because you will be ashamed of yourself if you quit …

Physicists Say There Could Be a Strange Source of 'Negative Gravity' All Around Us

It moves upwards against gravity.<p>The macro world as we know it is governed by Newton's laws of motion and gravity - what goes up, must come down.<p>But …

Physics

Scientists Just Successfully Reversed Ageing in Lab Grown Human Cells

Whoa.<p>The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime. This is still a long way from reality, but in our …

Medicine

Case Closed: Work-From-Home Is the World's Smartest Management Strategy

Research from Stanford and other sources reveals that working from home vastly increases productivity.<p>Last month, I explained why open plan offices are the dumbest management fad of all time. Then, earlier this week, I described how a study of 47,264 workers found that they're happier and more …

Work from Home

3 Surefire Ways for Successful Entrepreneurs to Lose It All

Entrepreneurs rushing to reach the proverbial next level often end up broke instead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More than two decades ago, I began creating businesses that help Americans get out of debt, from a credit counseling agency to a factoring firm. While …

Entrepreneurship

Real Housewife Of New York City Bethenny Frankel's Advice For Entrepreneurs: Forget The Grand Plan

Since launching the Skinnygirl cocktail in 2010, founder Bethenny Frankel has made it her mission to expand the brand’s portfolio with the launch of numerous food and beverage products, as well as the recent launch of the Skinnygirl Jeanswear range.<p>“I don’t have some grand plan. I mean, people can …

Entrepreneurship

Google Has Revealed Its Top 'Secret' for Any Company Interested in Making Great Teams

To eliminate interpersonal issues, unclear goals, and low morale among teams, Google's own research points the way forward.<p>In thousands of organizations around the world much of the work experienced by employees is performed collaboratively in teams. As most of us know, this is also where clashing …

Psychology

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

• <b>Amazon has a specific philosophy when it comes to filling corporate job openings.</b>• <b><br>It’s spelled out in a 1998 letter from CEO Jeff Bezos, in which he</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Here's the best time to buy bitcoin, according to Yale data

The price of bitcoin is known for wild swings — after all, it's a decentralized cryptocurrency that isn't backed by any government.<p>Case in point: …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful

You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition heating up.<p>While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid …

Self-improvement

8 Behaviors That Distinguish Effective Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship may be the purest form of leadership. If leadership adds value by going beyond what is, then entrepreneurs express this tendency at the most essential level. What makes an entrepreneur an effective one? And what do these most effective entrepreneurs have to teach corporate …

Leadership

How to Become a Motivational Speaker

The speaking industry can be tough to break into but once you do, it can be a lucrative business.<p>In 2013, I wrote an article that went viral. More than 50 million people read my list of the 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and before I knew it, I was being invited to speak to people across …

Public Speaking

How Award-Winning Director Taj Stansberry Broke The Rules To Build His Own Creative Empire

Whether aspiring to be a prominent recording artist, social media star or creative entrepreneur — today’s generation shares a desire for influence.<p>Yet, the full breadth of influence extends beyond praise, imitation and igniting temporary trends. It is instead measured by the ability to shift …

Creativity

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

13 People Share The Books That Changed Their Careers

Who says summer reads can’t have substance?<p><i>by</i><p>, Editorial Fellow at Thrive Global<p>Everyone has a book that changed them. Leading up to National Book …

Self-improvement

On why your disagreeable employee is a strong hire

When you have an employee who questions your decisions, you can choose to see them as a negative grump, or you can follow the advice of famed …

Leadership

What Do The Best Innovators Do Differently? The Answers Will Surprise You

In the end, it is passion to solve problems that sets them apart<p>I've never really liked the phrase "innovate or die." Why not, "finance or die" or "sell or die" or even "manage or die?" Clearly every business function is essential and no organization can survive without building some competency in …

Innovation

'I can make up to $2,900 a day': Entrepreneur, 16, who rakes in more cash from his classroom than most adults make at work reveals the keys to his incredible success

A high school businessman who makes more money in a day than most adults do in a week has revealed one of the secrets to his financial success.<p>Jack …

Entrepreneurship

Chronicles Of A 50+ Entrepreneur: Keep On Connecting

In the previous articles in this series I wrote about the beginnings of my company ‘Next For Me.’ From inspiration, collaborators, the law, broadcasting, money, conversion-ing and the company as a movement. Then a family emergency caught me off guard. We got introduced to just the right venture …

Los Angeles

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

16 Tips Every College Graduate Needs To Hear In 2018

“With your college diploma, you now have a crushing advantage over 8% of the workforce!” Comedian Conan O’Brien once joked in his commencement address to Dartmouth. “I’m talking about dropout losers like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg!”<p>There’s truth in O’Brien’s humor. A college degree …

Real Estate

Veertigers dromen van ondernemen en eigen zaak

Veertigers stellen zich vragen over de invulling van hun tweede levenshelft. Vaak denken ze aan ondernemen.<p>We leven met zijn allen een stuk langer. …

Why You Should Ignore Traditional Business Advice--and Focus on This 1 Strategy Instead

A piece of controversial--but effective--advice: Put all your eggs in one basket.<p>I've heard plenty of bad business advice in my life. One of the worst pieces of advice I've gotten? To diversify my company.<p>Now, some entrepreneurs might think diversifying is a good idea. After all, this reduces the …

Business Strategy

Andrew Carnegie, On Achieving Wealth And Prosperity

Andrew Carnegie was one of our nation’s first entrepreneurs. In the late 19th century, he was the mastermind behind the growth of the steel industry. Carnegie made his fortune building the Carnegie Steel Company, which he later sold to J.P. Morgan. Having amassed outsized wealth, often cited as one …

Self-improvement

The Most Commonly Cited Barriers to Innovation in Large Companies? Internal Politics

It turns out that the word “innovation” is not a Harry Potter-esque magical incantation that, once spoken, renders companies more inventive, creative, and entrepreneurial. The word can be uttered by a CEO speaking to employees or Wall Street analysts. It can be emblazoned on the door to a new …

Innovation

6 Old School Marketing Tactics That Still Work on Social Media

It seems like everywhere we look there’s some new social media or marketing tactics being touted as <i>the next big thing.</i><p>As marketers and businesses, …

Marketing

3 Sales Tactics That Transformed My Confidence As An Entrepreneur

<i>“I’m not good at business development.”</i> <i><br>“Sales and marketing make me uncomfortable.”</i> <i><br>“I wish I could just work with clients without having to do the awkward dance of the sales process.”</i><p>When I first started my business, I uttered countless variations of these statements. That feeling of being a …

Business Strategy

Going solo: The rise of self-employment

<b>The number of self-employed workers has been on the up in the UK since 2001 and they now account for around 15% of the working population.</b><p>Following the recession, the number of self-employed workers aged 65 and above has nearly tripled.<p>Young people are also keen to become their own bosses - with …

Self-employment