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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

US banks are elbowing their European competitors out of the bond-trading business

So uncertain is the global economy’s outlook that investors are losing their appetites for fixed-income trading—and the slew of US banks that broker those bets are losing revenue. But as bad as the epic decline in fixed-income trading has been for them, it’s the European banks that are really …

Like the Dow in the 1980s, India’s Sensex is poised to climb four-fold to 100,000

The past year turned out to be quite constructive for Indian equity. Markets made fresh lifetime highs on the back of improving domestic macros indicators, supportive global equity and expected governance improvement in India after the general elections. The benchmark index, the Sensex, crossed …

Codecademy gets a major redesign to take the pain out of learning how to code

Two years after launching, and with more than 24 million users learning how to code on its platform, Codecademy is getting a facelift.<p>The New York City startup unveiled a sleek new website redesign today, which should make Codecademy easier to use for newcomers as well as make the site more useful …

Google, AT&T, Verizon And Comcast Each Spent More Than $3M In Q1 Lobbying Congress

The dollars flowing into the Capitol from tech companies are showing little signs of abatement: Google spent $3.8 million on lobbying in the first quarter, AT&T $3.7 million, Verizon $3.5 million, Comcast $3.1 million, Facebook $2.8 million, Microsoft $2.1 million, Time Warner Cable $1.9 million, …

The DO School Wants to Make M.B.A.'s Obsolete | Inc.com

How do you turn an idea into action? That’s what Florian Hoffman began asking himself around 2005, when he felt all the research he'd been doing on foreign policy at Oxford University hadn't brought him any closer to solving real problems.<p>"What I saw while studying and guest teaching is that …

America's Coolest College Startups 2014 | Inc.com

Not long ago, people would call college "kids" who started businesses quaint. Now they call them the boss.<p>Helped in part by low-cost technologies and an increased prevalence of entrepreneurship training at the university level, college students--and indeed those even younger--are making solid …

Become a Top Networker: 4 Ways Anyone Can Build Bonds Faster | Inc.com

Do you like networking? Me neither. I often want to run screaming from cocktail parties. Yet I do like people; they are endlessly fascinating. And this, my friends, is how you can learn to love networking.<p>Here’s the key: The more you help people get what they want, the more they’ll help you. When …

Jetmakers Salivate As Mainland China's Skies Open Up

Few countries make it tougher to own and operate a private jet than China. The military enforces tight restrictions on airspace that are more in tune with a Cold War bunker mentality than the needs of a fast-growing big economy. That can mean long delays in getting flight plans approved.<p>And the …