Zack Kane

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Why Introverts Should Stay Away From Coffee at Work | Inc.com

Do you have the extroverted personality of a natural-born leader? If not, you can still be a successful entrepreneur. In fact, introverts make better listeners and can switch back and forth between introversion and extroversion to outperform their chattier counterparts.<p>"Being a high self-monitor, a …

Personality

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

7 Insane Things Walt Disney Proposed For The First Disneyland

Miniature donkeys, flying saucers, and a “rocket space ship to the moon,” among many more crazy ideas.<p>BoingBoing snagged a rare copy of Walt Disney’s original–and completely insane–proposal for Disneyland. Some of the ideas in the proposal can be traced, directly or indirectly, to the eventual …

Why good leaders make you feel safe

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a …

MIT iPhone App Makes You Intimate With A Stranger

Over 20 days, MIT’s new app gives you a peek into someone’s life. Caveat: You never speak.<p>20 Day Stranger, an iPhone app by MIT Media Lab’s Playful Systems group, wants to burst the sociographic bubble of our “friend” network.<p>Our social media world, after all, is highly curated–it’s filled with …

How Venture Capitalists Decide What to Fund | Inc.com

What do venture capitalists look for in a startup?<p>In a recent article by Arianne Cohen in BloombergBusinessweek, Cohen shared the responses of six different venture capitalists to this essential question.<p>For Adele Oliva of 1315 Capital, it was great leadership teams. For Tony Grover of RPM …

Venture Capital

Hulu Plus Remote Control: Navigate the TV with Mobile Device

Hulu today announced the first release of the remote control experience for Hulu Plus. As its name implies, the new function lets you use your mobile phone or tablet to control the Hulu Plus app on your living room device, including the Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4.<p>All you have to do …

‘Marketers must use Instagram now before engagement rates fall’

en_GB<p>article<p>Marketers have been urged by research house Forrester to “use Instagram now” before its high engagement rates drop off as owner Facebook …

Get a taste of 17th century Wikipedia with this new iPad app

Remember when your first discovered Wikipedia and spent hours hyperlinking from page to page, reading random entries on everything from the numbering of U.S. highways to John Cage’s “As Slow As Possible?”<p>I had that feeling again over the weekend when I found Das Referenz, a new iPad app which takes …

iPad Apps

15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings | Inc.com

Monday mornings are the most critical time of the workweek, as they set the stage for the day and week ahead.<p>"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of</i> …

Time Management

How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Color wields enormous sway over our attitudes and emotions. When our eyes take in a color, they communicate with a region of the brain known as the hypothalamus, which in turn sends a cascade of signals to the pituitary gland, on to the endocrine system, …

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

Side Drawer Navigation Could Cost Half Your User Engagement

<i>Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of</i> <i>zeebox</i><i>, the social network for TV.</i><p>So, you have a mobile app where there are more pages or sections than can fit on a mobile screen at once. Your first thought might be to create a tabbed design, with a row of tabs along the top or buttons along the bottom.<p>But …

Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately.<p>The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from websites and other online services that would give …

Information Security

How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you wake up on Monday morning with a groan and struggle to get on with the workday, you may have a case of the Monday blues. There's no wondering why we hate Mondays -- it always seems to sneak up on us, just as we're starting to relax …

6 Habits of Super Successful People | Inc.com

Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less successful. Here are six things that very successful people do every day. Embrace these habits and you can greatly accelerate your own success.<p>1. <b>Keep Your Eye</b> …

Self-improvement

30-Second Strategies for Better Performance and Productivity | Inc.com

Half a minute is all it takes to make each day more productive.<p><b>1. Take 30 seconds to set the stage for awesome success.</b> Here's how: Before you start doing something, answer the question, "What can I do to make this awesome?"<p>That's basically what Mike Williams of the David Allen Company (the Getting …

Productivity

How to Choose the Right Cloud Services | Inc.com

If the topic of cloud computing leaves you feeling a little confused, you're not alone. There are countless ad campaigns selling ambiguous cloud solutions and scads of analyst reports telling us which software publishers have a leg up on the competition. It's hard enough for those of us in the …

Intellectual Property

This Geeky New Device Is a Literal Thinking Cap | Inc.com

The currents were sent using an elastic headband. When one current--one running up the head--was applied by researchers, subjects displayed higher brain activity during thinking exercises. The current, running in the opposite direction, hurt their thinking ability.<p>Is this useful from a management …

The Brain

A New App That Lets You Take Apart Websites and Rebuild Them At Will

With Kimono, you can recombine existing web apps to create your own in about five minutes–no coding skills required.<p>You used to have to be a programmer just to use computers at all. Graphical user interfaces changed all that. But what if you want to build software? Increasingly, you don’t have to …

24 Inventions That Changed Music

We've come a long way in capturing and reproducing sound, and in many ways, the journey has been a poetic and literal full circle. From Thomas …

Inventions

Want to Close the Deal? Have a Good Story | Inc.com

The rule that governs creative writing also governs sales: showing is more powerful than telling.<p>Entrepreneurs like telling because it is the most efficient way to deliver the myriad facts they have accumulated about their products. And buyers do care about those things. But we are inundated with …

B2B

Ex-New York Times Writer Develops An App To Get Busy People Reading More

In Dickens’s day, serialized novels were all the rage. Rooster aims to revive that trend, making it easier than ever to find good books (and the time to read them).<p>In the age of abbrevs., sitting down to read a novel can feel like gearing up for a marathon, no matter how much you love books. The …

Rooster Makes Books Bite Size for People Too Busy to Read

iOS: If you really wish you could read more often but feel like you don't have time, Rooster is a new service that takes great novels and breaks them …

Books

3-Armed Drummer Makes Becoming a Cyborg Look Pretty Cool

Envisioning a world in which humans become robotics-equipped cyborgs doesn't mean that all the enhancements will be Borg-like weaponry — there's room …

iOS 7.1 Arrives Bringing CarPlay Support, Visual Tweaks, Siri Improvements And More

Apple has just released iOS 7.1, the first major update for iOS 7 since its launch back in September. The update has been available to developers for some time now and brings a lot of small but interesting changes to Apple’s mobile OS, including continued visual tweaks of the all-new iOS 7 …