Seah Ying Cong

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This Is What Happens When a Startup Fails

Chris Poole, the boy genius behind 4chan, announced he's closing his company, Canvas. In a candid interview, he gives rare insight into how you can confront failure without losing your dignity.<p>Three weeks ago, the Canvas team had returned from winter holidays, hunkering back into work at the …

Startups

Europe's Best Hidden Beaches

Don't fancy sharing your patch of sand with thousands of other sun seekers? Jetsetter.com heads off the beaten track to uncover Europe's best hidden beaches, secluded shorelines and secret coves.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Europe's Best Hidden Beaches<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom

How 3 Grads Scored Funding From Zuckerberg

Panorama Education, a Y Combinator start-up, recently landed funding from Mark Zuckerberg's billion-dollar start-up fund. Here's how they caught his eye.<p>This summer, I visited Y Combinator to interview its head honcho Paul Graham for <i>Inc</i>.'s September issue. Among the founders I met that day was one …

Mark Zuckerberg

A 7-Minute Way for Every Couple to Save Their Relationship

No retreats or funny orange outfits required.<p>As even the happiest of couples know, relationships don't work like magic. Practically every twosome will face hard times and an overall decline in satisfaction over time. Luckily, it's not a relationship death sentence; it just means that if you want to …

Is It Ever OK to Check Your Phone on a Date? Survey Says...

Despite what you might think about people's cell phone-related manners these days, at least most people have good intentions when it comes to giving their full attention to a date.<p>According to a new survey by Mashable on dating habits in the digital age, it's a small percentage of people who …

The 11 Reasons We Fall in Love With Someone

1. Similarity in attitudes, background, personality traits<p>2. Geographic proximity<p>3. Desirable characteristics of personality and appearance<p>4. Reciprocal affection, a.k.a. the fact that the other likes us<p>5. Satisfying needs<p>6. Physical and emotional arousal<p>7. Social influences, norms, and the …

Letting Him Go

When the guy Alysia Abbott had fallen in love with told her that he wanted to try again with his ex, she did what any strong, smitten woman would do: She said okay.<p>When I bumped into Jeff at a friend's birthday party, I noticed how he went out of his way to introduce himself, and how, later, his …

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sam Shank has a career path that's a little bit more eclectic than some in Silicon Valley. The co-founder of San Francisco-based HotelTonight, a mobile app that allows users to reserve rooms at the last minute, decided he didn't …

Entrepreneurship

How to Build a Mobile App of the Future

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mobile apps are no longer, well, mobile apps. They've amalgamated with technology that's vying to get closer to you. I'm not talking about the air-conditioned tie or the iPod toilet dock. Although, the edible rice cracker iPhone …

Wearable Tech

How to Find the Perfect Co-Founder

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What is the best way to find a co-founder? We have tried matchmaking co-founder websites, along with networking, but I can't find somebody who is really committed. What else is out there?</b><p><i>-Jaron Hall<br>Murray, Utah</i><p><b>A:</b> This is a …

Entrepreneurship

You've Got to Be the Best at These 3 Things

One way in which business owners handicap themselves is by conceding an important battle every single day between being just good....and being the best.<p>Growing a business is a complex process. As my mother used to tell me when I faced a difficult task, "If it was easy, everyone would be doing …

Business Strategy

The Best Kind of Entrepreneur to Be

Stuck on measuring yourself against the entrepreneurial greats like Steve Jobs? Don't--it's only self-defeating. Here's a much better goal.<p>"Entrepreneur" is an awesome word. Many people, especially those for whom the corporate world is anathema, can't imagine being anything but an …

Entrepreneurship

Stephen Wolfram's 3 Brightest Ideas

Physicist Stephen Wolfram says technology can be harnessed to do anything in science just as it can in small business. "When there's no reason something's impossible, it ends up being possible," he says.<p>Stephen Wolfram is a man of many talents.<p>As an inventor, he created Mathematica, a computational …

Artificial Intelligence

There's More to Great Decision Making Than Just Instinct

Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman shares the cognitive processes behind decision making--and how you can use them to your advantage.<p>“Go with your gut.”<p>Based on the idea that your first instinct is usually the best, this classic idiom gets thrown around all the time--tossed out in times of uncertainty …

Critical Thinking

15 Things Inspiring Leaders Do Differently

Are you inspiring your team to reach new heights, or is your 'expiring' leadership style bad for business?<p>Over the past fourteen years, I have worked, coached, trained and studied well over 20,000 leaders. In that time, there are some common practices that I've observed from inspiring leaders at …

Leadership

Everyone is a Hacker

Or everyone should be. How staging a hackathon can juice every area of your business.<p>If I'd conducted a survey a couple of weeks ago, I bet few employees at Warby Parker would have self-identified as a "hacker." With around 300 employees, the company has its fair share of software engineers--but we …

Startups