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In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

Southwest Airlines

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Privacy

Top 2018 UX/UI Tools You Should Check Out

Do you specialize in UI/UX design? If yes, you’re already aware of the continuously-growing demand for this type of designers. If you’re thinking …

Web Design

UI/UX & Interaction Design: Amazon Alexa App Concept

On ABDZ, it's rarely a case where we will feature a project that shares some of the thinking behind the design. We mostly see beautiful UI but most …

UI Design

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

Self-improvement

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Self-awareness

I Planked One Minute Every Hour for Two Weeks

Eight minutes of planking is actually a long time. I started off the first couple days only doing forearm planks. But for as short as a minute …

Time I

How You Can Deduct That New Car -- up to 100 Percent! -- on Your 2017 Tax Returns

The Trump tax plan offers deductions for SUVs, trucks and passenger cars.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As part of the new “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," many entrepreneurs may not realize how much more they can deduct for 2017 new car purchases on their tax returns, due …

Personal Finance

IBM Is Making Its Design Thinking Available to Clients, Says Its Design Chief

IBM has been an industry leader in pursuing great design for decades: the company’s trailblazing CEO Thomas Watson Jr., famously declared that “good …

UX Design

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years -- that's longer than Cal Ripken, Jr., played baseball. And I wasn't …

Leadership

A Comprehensive Guide To UI Design

(This is a sponsored article.) With the big picture established — mapping user journeys and defining your design’s look and feel — my fifth article …

UI Design

What you should do if your child is a ‘quitter’

Bella was going out of her mind. Her 9-year-old daughter, Angie, would agree to sign up for an activity with great enthusiasm. Swim team? Yes, please! Book club? You bet! Ballet? Sign me up! Then something would happen that made the activity, well, <i>hard</i>. Her team had to practice diving off racing …

Parenting

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Powering the Smart Factory with the Internet of Things

To secure a smart future, manufacturers are leveraging the Internet of Things to reshape product development and production. Selecting the right infrastructure is crucial for success.<p>The first half of the digital revolution was about using machines to connect people—allowing them to share ideas, …

Internet of Things

How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

Many people love to hate junk mail — and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. The Sightline Institute says each American receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. New York University says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in American landfills every year. …

Identity Theft

Amazon has a great perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Indian History

40-Year-Old Stanford Study Reveals the 1 Quality Your Children Need to Succeed in Life | Inc.com

The world is becoming fiercely competitive. As each year passes, new industries emerge, only to quickly become saturated with competition to launch successful businesses or obtain top jobs.<p>How can you, as a parent, prepare your child with the best opportunity to succeed in life amidst such immense …

Self-improvement

Friends who foiled 15:17 to Paris train attack 'guided by God'

Americans playing themselves in Clint Eastwood movie ‘were supposed to be there that day’<p>Three young Americans who are playing themselves in a Clint Eastwood-directed movie about how they foiled a terrorist attack in France say their actions were guided by God.<p>The 15:17 to Paris, which opens in the …

Clint Eastwood

Everyone Hates Setting Goals. Here's How Google Makes It Easier for Its Employees | Inc.com

It's that time of year--leaders everywhere are charging employees with the task of establishing goals for 2018. If you've never been through a structured process, this exercise can be daunting, and frankly, feel like a big waste of time. I can assure you, it's not.<p>Setting goals is critical. Goals …

Employee Engagement

Hey aspiring project managers, learn Six Sigma and Lean with these online courses

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

How To Become A Project Manager With Six Sigma and Lean

Learn both methodologies and earn necessary certifications with this course bundle.<p>Project management is an excellent field for any goals-driven …

Playstation Minimalist App Design Concept

Minimalist app design seems to be more than a trend but a expected evolution for interface design. Before people were not familiar with these new …

It's Like Guitar Hero, But Real: Fret Zealot Will Teach Anyone How to Shred | Inc.com

So you've had that guitar sitting in the corner or stuffed into the back of a closet for years, and you've never bothered to learn how to actually play it. This entrepreneur might have created the solution.<p>Fret Zealot is a device from entrepreneur Shaun Masavage, co-founder and CEO of Edge Tech …

Guitar

Shaq and Charles Barkley could not stop giggling at Chris Paul’s locker room takeover

SAME.<p>Monday night was one of the wildest nights in NBA history as news broke that Chris Paul and other Rockets players used a secret tunnel to enter the Clippers’ locker room, with intentions of starting an altercation.<p>WHAT?<p>While it initially sounded serious, it turned into a ridiculously funny …

Basketball

The best of CES 2018 awards: Our pick of the best products at this year’s CES tech conference

Read our list of the best tech announcements and launches at CES 2018<p>Arguably the biggest technology showcase of the year, CES 2018 is officially …

Consumer Tech

Google Chromecast and Home devices are causing problems with some Wi-Fi networks

Google has confirmed an issue with its Google Home and Chromecast products that can cause your home Wi-Fi network to crash. According to a TP-Link …

Wi-Fi