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Stocks fall worldwide amid fears over China's growth and U.S. interest rates

Stocks tumbled worldwide Thursday and major U.S. indexes suffered their worst day in 18 months as investors fretted about China's slowing growth and the muddled outlook for U.S. interest rates.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average came under added pressure from a 6% drop in component stock<p>Walt Disney …

Study: Condoms Don’t Reduce Feeling

Condoms make you lose your erection, right? Wrong, according to a new study.<p>Men of the world: Ever told a woman you couldn’t use a condom because it …

What it's like to pitch your startup to President Obama: 'He is extremely intimidating'

When language-learning service Duolingo got an invite from the White House to Tuesday's inaugural Demo Day celebration of American entrepreneurs, Duolingo leaders expected to meet fellow founders and catch a closing speech from President Barack Obama.<p>Instead, cofounder Luis von Ahn and VP of …

Startups

What I Learned After Forty Companies Rejected Me After College

Hopeless.<p>Nowhere to go.<p>Are there any more companies I can even apply to?<p>Getting rejected feels awful, especially if you’re unemployed and have been …

Invigorate Your Team In 10 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There was a time when the concepts of creativity and innovation were only associated with artists and scientists. But with the ever-increasing …

Innovation

​How Rahul Yadav changed the entrepreneur-VC equation forever

This bizarre, almost surreal account of what transpired in the last two months of real estate site housing.com is bound to change the way that VCs …

India

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

Entrepreneurship

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

We've just reached the logical extreme of the 'Uber for X' economy

Mike Chen is talking quickly even though he's tired. Unimaginably tired. It's unclear whether he has been able to sleep at all in the last 72 hours. …

Tech Industry

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Time Management
Project Management

Are You Spending Your Time the Right Way?

<i>Here’s a three-step plan for allocating your time wisely–and strategically.</i><p>by Melissa Raffoni<p>Though most managers understand intellectually that time is their scarcest resource, few make the effort to gain a strategic perspective on how they spend their hours each week. Still fewer make a regular …

5 Must-Read Personal Development Books From 2014

Whether you read a book a week or only a few a year, these five beauties, have to be at the top of your reading list.<p>Checkout <b>The 5 Must Read Personal</b> …

Startups

Inside the Largest Virtual Psychology Lab in the World

Riot Games wants you to behave yourself when you play League of Legends, so it’s turned the game into a virtual lab<p>“Uninstall and go hang yourself.” …

我是這樣學會 Ruby on Rails:12 個星期打造 12 個網頁 APP

Mackenzie Child 是一名設計師、工程師、也是一名 Youtuber 兼 Blogger,白天在 Precision Nutrition 擔任前端工程師,晚上則一邊自修程式設計、一邊螢幕錄影(Screencast),把學到的東西用 Youtube 分享給大家。<p>同時 Mackenzie 也 …

What VCs Are Looking For In 2015

With a new year comes new resolutions and, for many entrepreneurs, that means a commitment to finally starting their own business or growing the one they already have. Of these, a lucky few will receive investment and strategic partnership from the likes of Erik Rannala, Managing Partner and …

Entrepreneurship

Tweak your startup hiring strategy: More builders, fewer movers

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

✔ My way of project management and planning

Some time ago I wrote about how I deal with my "Inboxes" and offered a set of extra tips and tricks from my "10 Steps to Ultimate Productivity Video …

Project Management

6 Questions to Answer Before You Start Your Next Home Project

Shares 0<p>When was the last time you had a home project go exactly as planned? Me neither. It’s impossible to plan the perfect project, but there are …

Project Management

How to Painlessly Plan Your Next Business Project

Why don’t entrepreneurs just get started on the projects they talk about all the time?<p>We hear from aspiring and current business owners all the time …

How to Align Projects Management With Your Business Strategy

Project management office (PMO) professionals hold significant knowledge that can help ensure alignment for businesses focused on achieving their …

Top 10 Project Management Trends for 2015 - Project Management Hut

<b>Lofty expectations.</b><p>As cloud-based solutions continue to flood the market, project organizations will persistently find themselves in the middle of …

Project Management

null | Inc.com

While we often use the terms interchangeably, there are slight differences between entrepreneurs and small business owners. Most entrepreneurs are small business owners, but not all small business owners are entrepreneurs.<p>Most entrepreneurs (often in the tech world) innovate, create, and are …

Entrepreneurship

Learning to code? I did it for 2 years – here’s what I learned

I’ve never sworn so much in my entire life. I stared at a computer screen for hours, trying to fix a bug in my app. The cause of the error eluded me, …

Stack Overflow

Your Brain on Games

There’s no question that employee performance, productivity and engagement are critical business issues. Yet, a Gallup survey shows that globally, only 13% of workers are engaged. Poor levels of employee engagement in workplaces around the world are shining a light on the need to explore new …

Is Everyone a Project Manager Now?

Back in 2011, I asked a simple question: ‘Is project management no longer a niche capability but just a core skill that everyone needs in business …

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