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19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

How to taste and enjoy Whisky

<b>To truly appreciate and understand the intricacies and complexities of whisky, one must embrace the ‘art’ of whisky tasting. By understanding how to</b> …

13 Must-Know Tips For a Successful Facebook Business Page [Infographic]

Millions of businesses have flocked to Facebook to promote their brand, services - just this week, The Social Network announced that it now has over …

You Can Heal Yourself With Your Mind (For Real)

From multiple sclerosis to chronic pain to HIV, science is increasingly showing us that what’s in a patient’s head affects how the body heals.<p>I met …

A mind trick that can break down your brain’s barrier to success

DURING the second world war, the US government found itself wrestling with a meaty problem. It was trying to encourage citizens to eat offal so that …

Mental Flexibility Improved By Reading Literature With One Important Quality - PsyBlog

Some types of reading may help people suffering from depression.<p>Writing which challenges the reader to think more deeply could boost mental …

9 Spring Dinner Ideas to Make All Season Long

We've got you covered this spring.<p>It's officially the first day of spring this Sunday! From hearty vegetable-packed quinoa salad to terrific …

Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

Recipes

WeWork is now a $16 billion company

Earlier on Wednesday, Fortune had pegged the deal at a $780 million investment at a $17 billion valuation, but a person close to the deal provided Business Insider with more accurate figures.<p>In a blog entry, WeWork shared that the investors leading the deal were Chinese firms Legend Holdings and …

Like a Boss

Two out of every three young women now say they want to be their own boss. But what does it really take to succeed? Meet the winners of <i>Glamour</i>'s annual Starters Project—and let them inspire you to greatness.<p>Wanna Be Starting Something: Katherine Ryder (left), 33, and Nichelle McCall, 32, two of our …

The 6 Stages of a Startup | Inc.com

In my days as a VC I noticed several patterns when meeting with founders and asking a basic question -- "At what stage is your startup?" The story was important -- what problem they were solving, backgrounds, etc., but I also tried to focus on where they were in their company's lifecycle to get an …

Product Management

Irish backpacker who funded his travel with medical research earnings turns decade-long worldwide trip into €1m business

As success stories go, they don't come much bigger than this.<p>An Irishman has turned a shoestring-budget backpacking trip he started 10 years ago into …

No Fly Zone

3 female founders on what it's like to run a startup when you're under 30

It is well known the global technology industry is woeful when it comes to female representation and diversity. Youth, on the other hand, has real …

How to Go From Out of Work to Successful Entrepreneur

Were you out of work for a while and instead of looking for a job you decided to start a business and to become a successful entrepreneur?<p>The allure …

The 5 Biggest Tests of Leadership Every Entrepreneur Faces

These leadership challenges will come to define your approach in entrepreneurship.<p>The most significant part of being an entrepreneur is being a leader. You're the one making the decisions, setting the vision, and rallying the team -- so it's on you to direct your startup's growth and own that …

9 Things Extremely Positive Entrepreneurs Never Do | Inc.com

Here's the ugly truth: Entrepreneurship can be a tough gig sometimes. One minute, you're juggling a thousand tasks at once, and the next you're rapidly steering your business in the right direction.<p>So feeling burnt out, stressed, and overwhelmed can creep up on even the ultra-successful.<p>However, …

Self-improvement

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Facebook to sell user-generated adverts on external sites

Facebook is set to announce plans to sell adverts on non-Facebook sites which use data collected from the social network<p><b>Facebook</b> plans to sell adverts using its own data on external sites, the company will announce.<p>Advertisers will be able to purchase ads via Facebook to display on sites external …

The newest selfie gadget is a wearable drone

Forget selfie sticks. The future is (almost) here, and it’s (probably) bringing a wearable drone that will snap your photos for you.<p>The drone clasps around the wearer’s wrist like a bracelet. When a photo op presents itself, the wearer would release the drone with a flick of the wrist. The drone …

Drones

Shipping startup Shyp comes to New York and soon Miami

Shyp, the app that sends someone to your home to package and ship your goods, launches in New York today.<p>For $5 plus the price of postage, a Shyp “hero” will arrive at your door and retrieve an item that you want to ship. The “hero” will deposit that item in one of the many vans (called …

The FCC May Redefine ‘Television’ to Include the Internet

The Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion is con­sid­er­ing wheth­er to treat cer­tain on­line video ser­vices the same way it treats cable and …

Here Comes Atlas, Facebook’s Plan To Tackle Google With Its Own Ad Platform

In Atlas, ads are not bought through Facebook. Advertisers can purchase ad campaigns through Atlas, and they can choose whether or not to include it on Facebook, but "using Atlas is not predicated on having a Facebook campaign," according to a Facebook spokesperson.<p>Companies can purchase ads on …