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I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

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Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book they think every student should read in 2017.<p>The topics of the books spanned issues …

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Singapore's Funky Apartments Are Like Candy for the Eyes

Peter Steinhauer has spent more than two decades in Asia, photographing everything from Hong Kong's brightly shrouded skyscrapers to bustling markets …

Steve Jobs Said A Stylus Was a Sign of Total Failure

Author: Klint Finley. Klint Finley Business<p>Date of Publication: 09.09.15.<p>Time of Publication: 2:12 pm. 2:12 pm<p>“If you see a stylus, they blew it.” …

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Marketing Can No Longer Rely on the Funnel

One of the central concepts of marketing and sales is the funnel — through which companies are supposed to systematically move prospects from awareness through consideration to purchase.<p>But consumers are now more informed, connected, and empowered than ever. Does the funnel still work in a digital, …

CMOs: Build Digital Relationships or Die

The term “digital disruption” sounds painful. The word disruption implies that things are going to get broken up. But for companies that take advantage of what digital can do, disruption will have the opposite effect. Even if business models, traditional processes, and long-standing industry …

4 Lessons Jeff Bezos Learned From Failure | Inc.com

Only one father of the dot-com boom is still innovating today--Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos.<p>Let's look at one of Bezos’ innovation initiatives; its grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh. E-groceries is a small, unprofitable market, but Bezos views that as a challenge to his innovative spirit.<p>After all, …

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4 Big Lessons From Disruptive Start-Ups | Inc.com

When an entrepreneur challenges the status quo, he or she is either squashed and forgotten about or they hit a nerve and a paradigm shift occurs. The latter happens when the entrepreneur is a true disruptor.<p><i>Inc.</i> has been following disruptors for years, and here are four companies that pushed the …

Startups

The Next Big Thing? 5 Expert Predictions | Inc.com

What's the next biggest thing in technology? Depends on who you ask.<p>A number of industry thinkers and innovators did some crystal ball-gazing Monday at Bloomberg's Next Big Thing conference held in Half Moon Bay, California.<p>Here's a round-up of some of their more interesting predictions.<p><b>1. Bitcoin.</b> …

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Learn How to Start a Company Stanford-Style | Inc.com

Today Stanford is launching "Startup Engineering," a free online course through Coursera.<p>According to the professors, you need to commit just two to 20 hours per week for 10 weeks to complete the class. And if you pass, you'll receive a nifty little certificate.<p>It's not surprising that Stanford …

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Why Your Start-Up Stopped Growing | Inc.com

Slowdowns are inevitable, but to get through those slumps, you've got to know what's behind them, says Ron Ashkenas, managing partner of Shaffer Consulting, in <i>The Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Here are three signs you've been stunted:<p><b>The law of large numbers.</b> "As a company gets bigger, each percentage of …

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