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Chief Happiness Officers Could End Up Making Employees Miserable

Happiness isn’t something you find, or work toward — it’s something you buy and have delivered. Or at least that’s the premise of one of the newest …

5 Critical Do-Overs Parents Wish They Could Have With Their Kids

<i>Part of the series “Parenting For Success”</i><p>Anyone who parents for any amount of time has learned a few key universal lessons: parenting is hard, it can be confusing and paralyzing, and we often blow it, despite our best efforts. While parenting “perfection” isn’t within reach for most of us, what we …

The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: This article won an award in the Magazine Personal Service category in the 2014 Annual Awards Contest of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.</i><p>By all counts and measures, Bradley Smith is an unequivocal business success. He's CEO of …

Mental Health

A Tiny Train Powers Berg’s Reinvented Message Board

Forget LEDs. This sign uses a toy train to flip pixels, Vanna White style, one dot at a time.<p>Most electronic signs look like electronic signs: They shine with bright LEDs–often red and blinking–to grab your attention at an airport or a laundry cleaner. That’s the trade-off of having a sign you can …

Learning To Learn Faster (Part III): The Amazing Sekou Andrews

For the past few blogs, we’ve been covering lessons learned at Jim Kwik and Tony Hsieh’s most recent SuperheroYou/Downtown Vegas event<p>The central idea behind this event and SuperheroYou is straightforward: If knowledge is power, then learning is a superpower, and if learning is a superpower then …

Gold: Not Much Of A Hedge For Anything, Unless You're A Centurion

Gold has many uses, but as a hedge against inflation or a declining dollar, it’s a flop.<p>That’s the conclusion of an exhaustive article in the current issue of the Financial Analysts Journal, which examines six different explanations for why gold prices rise and fall. Authors Claude Erb and Campbell …

11 Travel Startups You Need to Know

We all know about the awesomeness of TripIt, Airbnb and Hipmunk and how they've revolutionized travel. But there's a new crew of travel startups …

A Man, His Trombone, And A GoPro Make Viral Video Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iSzgi2VhDw<p>GoPro is the go-to tool of the action-oriented DIY filmmaker, meant to capture the kind of insane mountaintop feats that take a lot of brass to pull off. Apparently, though, the camera can also take a lot of wind brass.<p>On January 6th, a video caught …

Horns

The Curse Of The Network Effect

<i>Editor’s Note: Nir Eyal writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business for Dashboard.io and on his blog NirAndFar.com. Follow @dashboard_io and @nireyal.</i><p>Ethan Stock lived the Silicon Valley dream. He had recently sold his company to eBay and emanated the tanned skin and …

How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors

A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million …

How To Tweet Your Way To Your Dream Job

Three out of four people are in constant job-search mode and, increasingly, Twitter is their tool of choice. Here’s how to make 140 characters work for you.<p>Can a tweet–or three–land you a dream job?<p>That’s a question Taylor Aldredge now feels qualified to answer. Aldredge contends that Twitter did …

Compensation and Legal Claims

​<b>A hand injury can significantly impact your life</b><p>It can be frustrating to sustain any type of injury, but a hand injury may be life-altering. It can …

Compensation

Elevatr Is A Mobile-First Tool For Startup Business Plan Creation

Serial entrepreneur with too many ideas rattling around in your head? Then you’re going to like this one: a new mobile app called Elevatr will help you keep track of your inspirations, as well as develop a business model, in order to turn your passing thoughts into plans actually worth pursuing …