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25 Motivational Quotes to Get You Excited for the Week Ahead

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Perseverance, hard work, kindness, drive, creativity and more will help you succeed. Here are some …

How blockchain is transforming business models

The traditional business model is under attack… as well it should be.<p>In this era of disruption, it’s absolutely necessary to redefine business models and archetypes as a whole. This post dives into the benefits of blockchain, its impact on the financial system, and how some companies are …

Blockchain Services Firm Claims Instant Cross-Border Payments

Advertisement<p><b>BlockCypher, a company that positions itself as a blockchain “web services” provider for the corporate realm has claimed that it can now</b> …

17 Inexpensive Workout Products For Anyone Who Wants To Quit The Gym

Being able to get a sweat on when you want shouldn't cost you a fortune.

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10 Success lessons from Gary Vaynerchuk – “Wine World's Superstar” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share11<p>+11<p>Shares 17<p>A lifelong entrepreneur and longtime tech investor, VaynerMedia cofounder and CEO Gary Vaynerchuk has invested in more …

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

Strength Training Myths Debunked

If you've ever done crunches to get six-pack abs or leg lifts to get thin thighs (and haven't we all?), you've fallen prey to the myth of spot …

Exercise

Fitness Friday: Get dynamic with your core workout

Over the past two weeks, Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear has unveiled a new and progressive grouping of exercises designed specifically to provide stability to the muscles of the mid-section of a golfer's body. In the first week, he provided three stability moves from a half-kneeling …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Summer Streamlining: 7 Tools to Help You Automate Your Workload

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s summer, and that means nice weather, pool parties, beach days and relaxation. Summer shouldn’t mean long days at the office, cooped up in a small space and missing all the outdoor fun. If the latter describes how you’ve been spending …

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Could Brexit be a boon for Bitcoin?

While Britain’s decision to exit the European Union hasn’t been great for the British pound, it may be having a beneficial effect on Bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin wallet Coinbase says that consumers in the U.K. are buying up Bitcoin in the wake of the country’s announcement to leave the European Union. The week …

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Trump campaign’s claim that State Department gave $55.2 million to Laureate Education after hiring Bill Clinton

By Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>National political enterprise and accountability reporter covering money and influence in politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>“As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton laundered money to Bill Clinton through Laureate Education, while Bill Clinton was an honorary chairman</i> …

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Six Habits Of People Who Make Friends Easily

The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar.<p>Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack of strong relationships increases your risk of premature death from all causes by 50%, according …

10 Success lessons from Bill Gates – “Wealthiest Man in World” for entrepreneurs

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share70<p>+13<p>Shares 118<p>Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation. But even more importantly he has …

Blockchain and Payments Infrastructure: A Regulator's Dilemma?

<i>Gabrielle Patrick is a UK and US lawyer specializing in cryptofinance and distributed ledger technology. She is the co-founder and general counsel of</i> …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

How blockchain technology can prevent the next financial crisis, disrupt Uber, and give us control of our data

You’ve probably heard about “the blockchain” recently. A lot. The technology underpinning bitcoin has attracted billions in venture capital funding, the interest of almost every global bank, and the attention of governments around the world. Essentially a digital distributed ledger that anyone on …

This book upends everything we thought we knew about where grit comes from and how to get it

For years, researchers have shown that raw IQ or academic prowess aren’t everything. Paul Tough’s 2013 book <i>How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power if Character</i> showed how grit—defined as perseverance and passion for achieving challenging long-term goals (pdf)—and other character …

Study Bitcoin & Blockchain, Federal Reserve Chair Tells Central Banks

Advertisement<p><b></b><b>A recent event in Washington attended by representatives from over 90 central banks had Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen</b> …

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6 Mental Traps That Keep You From Making Smart Decisions

Decisions: We all make them, and we all want to make better ones. Science to the rescue!<p>Why do we sometimes regret a decision we've made?<p>The main problem is that we are all, to use the title of Dan Ariely's great book, predictably irrational. We're people. That's why markets aren't always rational. …

Counterparty Tests Ethereum Smart Contracts on Bitcoin Blockchain

Counterparty core developers have successfully tested smart contracts taken from the Ethereum code-base on their systems, thus making an Ethereum …

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The Best Science-proven Ways to Add Strength and Size to Your Quads

If you’re looking to forge some major strength gains in your lower body, traditional weightlifting may <i>not</i> be the answer, according to research from …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have specific morning rituals to start their day on the right foot.<p>The neuroscience behind these behaviors is well-documented. …

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Recruiting Secrets LinkedIn Doesn’t Want You To Know

<b>How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank</b><p>Recently I discussed the slowdown in tech hiring, which is already reflected in today’s …

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success

These quotes helped me to keep moving forward from massive debt to a seven-figure business. Read them when you need inspiration and practical advice.<p>On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

The remarkable quote that captures how Muhammad Ali defined leadership

By Jena McGregor<p>Jena McGregor<p>Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Reporter<p>Muhammad Ali would have settled to be remembered as a leader. Yes, settled.<p>In a quote repeated in remembrance after fond remembrance since the boxer and 20th-century icon's death Friday at age …

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Ernest Hemingway's Best Tips on Writing

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …