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19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read | Inc.com

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

Bill Gates

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Startups

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

This six-pack of free apps belongs on your Mac.<p>Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with …

Apps

New threats emerging for firms

Ward Bower, principal of US legal consultancy Altman Weil, recently wrote about five existential threats contributing to the demise of some Am Law …

Succession Planning

NEW UNICORNS: The 42 startups that grew to be worth billions in 2015

2015 was a big year for private market tech companies and their valuations.<p>Uber, already the most valuable private tech company in the world, is rumored to be raising a new round of funding that would value the company around $60 billion.<p>And this year alone, 70 startups became members of the …

Startups

The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

Motivation

John Oliver and Mike Myers Blast Canada’s PM Stephen Harper: ‘Do Not Vote For Stephen Harper’

The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight had Canadian actor Mike Myers join him to convince Canadians NOT to vote for the incumbent prime minister.<p>For …

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

If You Want To Grow Your Business, You Need To Buy A Lamborghini

As someone who has created his own business, I am what the French call an <i>entreprenuer</i>. I don’t have one of those fancy MBA degrees; so if I want to …

Harvard

The state of encryption tools, 2 years after Snowden leaks

It’s been two years since Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents to journalists, revealing a vast high-tech surveillance operation targeting millions of …

Privacy

How Steve Jobs Started – The Life Of Apple’s Founder

Convert your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge into the Iron Man edition with SlickWraps

By now, you must have heard about the limited edition Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the insane bidding wars on eBay this device has given rise to. Even if you are willing to fork over an unspecified but large amount of money for this version, the device itself is in short supply, with only a …

Phones

The 20 highest-paid athletes in the world

Mayweather made more than $200 million from his historic fight against Manny Pacquiao. Thanks to the fight generating nearly $600 million worth of revenue, Pacquiao actually comes in at second, albeit a distant second, on the list. He was the 11th highest-paid athlete in 2014.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo, …

Cristiano Ronaldo

How to land a job you’re not exactly qualified for

Most job seekers encounter the following scenario at some point in their career: you’re not the typical worker bee; you have diverse experience and …

Employment

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Reddit

Sepp Blatter reelected: 'FIFA has lost,' former candidate says

Sepp Blatterwas reelected president ofFIFAon Friday in Zurich, Switzerland, despite the scandal that has rocked the organization.<p>After the scandal was revealed, UEFA President Michel Platini joined a chorus of others in demanding Blatter resign from his position. But the embattled Blatter carried …