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6 Way to Crush It on Instagram Using Growth Hacking Techniques

Some businesses emerge out of nowhere and take off like wildfire.They capture the world’s attention and get everyone talking about them. The buzz …

7 Signs You Have Too Many Toxic People In Your Life

A lot of us don't realize how many toxic people we're involved with. But whether we can see it or not, the psychological toll of dealing with toxic …

Relationships

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

Self-improvement

7 Ways To Practice Entrepreneurship -- Without Starting A Venture

Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. It cannot be learned from a book or in a classroom. The skills which underlie entrepreneurship are largely learned first-hand, through trial and error.<p>However, you do not need to start a business to begin exercising your entrepreneurial muscles. There are a …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

Now That's Refreshing: 22-Year-Old's Hawaiian Bottled Water Grows 4000% in 3 Years

Bottled water may be one of the most hated players in the beverage game, but it’s one of the most popular drinks among consumers.<p>That’s where Ryan Emmons saw his big opportunity: a huge hole in the market was just waiting to be filled by a company with a trifecta of socially conscious components.<p>He …

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

The 11-Point Checklist That Will Help You Decide If Your Startup Idea Is Actually Worth Pursuing

Use this list to gain the confidence you need to finally start a business in 2016.<p>Having too many ideas may be the norm for the majority of entrepreneurs, but it can also be overwhelming and lead to the inability to move forward. Too many choices can actually derail our success and leave us no …

Small Business

How Skinny Coconut Oil Launched an $800K Business in 30 Days

What's stopping you from launching your business? The success of your business idea could depend on how fast you launch it and how well you validate …

Entrepreneurship

5 reasons to become an angel investor in Indonesia today

Indonesia’s high-net worth individuals are becoming increasingly persuaded by Jakarta’s venture capital scene that it’s a good idea to put their …

10 Effective Business Tools for Entrepreneurs

I'm always intrigued to learn about new, accessible tools and applications that can help me to drive more sales, accelerate my business growth, or simply help me with gathering insights and new ways of doing things.<p>In the current era of digital business management; social media, project management, …

To pick your perfect startup co-founder, do this

<i>This post originally appeared at First Round Review.</i><p>Steve Blank‘s biggest failure as a startup CEO was at Rocket Science Games. The team lost $35 million because the business model and the founding team didn’t match. When he looked around at the executive staff, there wasn’t a single founder who …

Business Strategy

12 Questions to Ask Your Happiest Customers

Happy customers are one of your most valuable business assets -- if you know which questions to ask.<p>Happy customers are an incredible asset to any business. From testimonials to referrals to great feedback, they're the ones who can help you improve your product and even grow sales. But too many …

Customers

The Five Things This Female Indian eCommerce Entrepreneur Has To Say

She’s traveled a long way from physically selling bottles of coconut hair oil in the villages of rural India to working with well-known brands, including that of a luxury champagne label. Now she’s taking a whole new path through being a part of the Indian dotcom decade – and has plenty of advice …

Africa Needs to Move Forward on Renewable Energy — Global Issues

Thursday, January 22, 2015<p>Inter Press Service<p>ABU DHABI, Jan 22 (IPS) - Diversification of Africa's electricity sources by embarking on renewable …

66 grocery stores closing in Philly, Pittsburgh

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of discount grocery stores will soon be checking out of the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas.<p>Bottom Dollar Food says it …

What Bill Gates' Kids Do with their Allowance

Scott Eells—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Noah Berger—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Microsoft/Corbis<p>Robert …

Silicon Valley

SpaceX may upset firm's monopoly in launching Air Force satellites

Entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX are on the verge of upsetting a cozy and pricey military deal that for years has given two aerospace giants the exclusive right to launch the Air Force's most crucial satellites into orbit.<p>In recent years, those satellite launches have become so …

Space Travel

The Complete Guide to Hacking In-Flight Wi-Fi

Going to bite the bullet to get online, are you there? This is the complete set of tricks to doing it the right way without getting robbed and coughing up full price.<p><i>This post originally appeared on Map Happy.</i><p>Paying for Internet on a flight can be extortionate. It probably doesn't help that …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Uber Wants To Replace India’s Iconic Auto Rickshaws With Chauffeured Hatchbacks

Uber may be in the midst of a major PR crisis in the U.S., but it continues to ramp up its efforts in India — its second largest market — where it launched a low-cost service aimed at beating the country’s icon auto rickshaws.<p>The company said Uber Go, its new service that includes small vehicles …

Samsung's Gear Circle Bluetooth Headphone Arrives in the US

Samsung has announced that its latest device, the Gear Circle, is now available in the US. The Gear Circle is a Bluetooth headphone that wraps around the back of the user’s neck to vibrate and alert them to calls and notifications.<p>The device has a reported battery life of nine hours of play time …

Elon Musk and Other Visionaries Are Worried About the Future of AI

Will artificial intelligence wipe out humanity, or help us live forever?<p><i>(Photo Credit: Pascal Cyborg/Progress/Flickr)</i><p><b>Elon Musk has joined everyone</b> from the Unabomber to James Cameron (sometimes) to grandfathers worldwide in their fear of future technology. The difference is that Ted Kaczynski is a …

"Put A Park On It!" Says Copenhagen To Ugly Parking Garages

Most garages are terrible but necessary (for now) sores on the urban landscape. But why do they have to only do one thing?<p>Most parking garages are not places where people want to hang out any longer than it takes to park a car. They’re also not the greatest use of public space, since many tend to …

Urban Design

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

Time Travel

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness

How Australia Perfected Solar Power and Then Went Back to Coal

In the 1980s Australia led the world in solar technology. Fast-forward to 2014, and one of the country's largest solar farms has been canned. So what happened?<p><i>All images courtesy of the Clean Energy Council</i><p>There was a time in the 1980s when Australia led the world in solar technology. To begin …

The Surprising Secret To College Success? Study Less And Socialize More

With college classes underway or about to be across the country, millions of students are starting the fall semester with high hopes, both of what they’ll achieve in the classroom and what doors the education they’re pursuing will eventually open. For many, they believe that path to their bright …

Cloudea Futuristic Airship Floats In The Air Just Like a Cloud

We just spotted a cool airship that looks like a giant balloon, checkout what the designer says about this project:<p>Cloudea is a futuristic concept …

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