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How Investing $100 a Month Can Be Life-Changing

You won't believe the compounding effects of consistency.<p>I won't blame you if you think this is hyperbole -- these days, a trip to the grocery store …

Investing

12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and …

Marketing

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Jeff Bezos

I Ran My Day Like Elon Musk Runs His -- and This Is What Happened

Here's what scheduling each five-minute chunk of my day and skipping breakfast taught me.<p>What happens when you try to run your day like Elon Musk, but you’re neither a CEO (sorry, Mom) or a billionaire? I decided to find out by breaking up my schedule on Tuesday, April 17, into five-minute time …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

Obama's stern warning for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> During a conversation with David Letterman on his new Netflix program, former President Barack Obama issued a stern warning for the current commander in chief: "One of the things that Michelle figured out, in some ways faster than I did, was part of your ability to lead the country doesn't …

Donald Trump

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day | Inc.com

Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) to making space travel a reality (SpaceX). At the last count, Musk has disrupted at least five …

Motivation

These smart home gadgets take your new Amazon Echo or Google Home to the next level

With the delicious meals eaten, family gatherings over and the gifts unwrapped, the holiday fanfare is finally winding down. If you’re up to date with the latest technology, odds are pretty high that you found an Amazon Echo or Google Home underneath your tree. To help you get the most out of your …

Home Automation

Wal-Mart's Biggest Advantage Over Amazon

Wal-Mart is aggressively pursuing Amazon in online retail.<p>Over the past year, <b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE:WMT) has been stocking up on online retail outlets. It …

A Guide to Making Your Startup More Agile in the Early Stages | Inc.com

In the early stages of building a startup and growing a business, it's easy to feel as if some of the decisions you're making are small and inconsequential. And while some of them will be forgotten down the road, many of the choices you make have a rather significant impact on the trajectory of …

Project Management

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

University of Pennsylvania

Startups: Never Start With More Than a Minimum Viable Product

<i>It's almost always a bad idea to try and launch with more than you need.</i><p>When you come up with an idea for a business--and I'm talking moment of conception here--it's usually very simple. You see X need and develop Y solution for it. Then, you go nuts thinking about all the improvements, expansions, …

Articles about renovation opens london apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.<p>This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 building.<p>This minimalist Montreal pad relies on exposed brick and glass partitions to create continuity between spaces.<p>A cramped …

Architecture

Articles about modern brooklyn row house renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.<p>A designer couple bring work home, refashioning their home with a studied eye.<p>In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of …

Architecture

Forbes' Best Small Business And Entrepreneurial Reads Of The Week

<b>That Buzzing Sound? Presidential Candidates Swarming Small Businesses</b><br>Apparently, there weren’t enough businesses in New Hampshire to support all of the presidential candidates campaigning in the state. Globe Manufacturing Company makes, right here in America, coats and boots for firefighters and …

Entrepreneurship

It's Consumer-Driven Tech All The Way For Branson, If He Was Just Starting Up Today

Lots of people are embracing entrepreneurship later in life. The kids have grown up, money pressures have eased, but they’re not planning to slow down any time soon and would like another adventure before they do. And a surprising number are finding it in the tech sector.<p>Some of the world’s most …

Entrepreneurship

Making Sense Of The Valuation Disequilibrium

Nino Marakovic Contributor<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Following On In The Land Of Plenty<br>• Back To The Future In Enterprise SaaS Selling<p>Steve Abbott Contributor<p>Steve Abbott is a managing director at Sapphire Ventures.<p>As we enter the second month of 2016, the Nasdaq is down more than 10 percent …

Venture Capital

What most people don’t understand about how startups are valued

And two big changes have happened that are widely known - in the past quarter the value of some very high profile companies such as LinkedIn and Twitter have fallen substantially plus Fidelity (usually a public market investor) has written down the value of many of it's later-stage private-company …

Venture Capital

Why two alpha males can’t lead a startup as co-founders

I was talking to Asha Jadeja, the wife of late Rajeev Motwani, a mentor to Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, while she was visiting Delhi …

How to Make Your Company Attractive to Investors

One of the questions I get asked regularly by founders is what they have to do to raise a Series A round of investment in the $3-$10 million range. I …

This Is When Investors Will Take Your Company Seriously

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

The government just admitted it will use smart home devices for spying

If you want evidence that US intelligence agencies aren’t losing surveillance abilities because of the rising use of encryption by tech companies, look no further than the testimony on Tuesday by the director of national intelligence, James Clapper.<p>As the Guardian reported, Clapper made clear that …

Surveillance

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Siavash Alamouti on How Technology Can Empower the Oppressed

(Photo credit: Jeremy Hsu)<p>With the goal of harnessing the untapped potential of Iranian-Americans, and to build the capacity of the Iranian diaspora in effecting positive change in the U.S. and around the world, the West Asia Council has launched a series of interviews that explore the personal and …