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7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain information, discover new sources of innovation, and jump-start your life …

TED Talks

Prediction From 100 Years Ago: Nobody Will Be Using Coal in 2017

Looking Ahead<p>In the course of a century, people made a lot of predictions about the future of technology.<p>Some were right—like H.G. Wells who, in …

Carbon Emissions

Shiftgig raises $20M more to connect hourly workers with open jobs

The rise in on-demand services from the likes of Uber, Lyft and Postmates is fuelling a new workforce of freelancers in the service industry who are not tied to single places of employment and can work hours that are more suitable to them. Now a similar kind of flexibility is finding its way into …

Startups

People shared their biggest regrets in life, and some of their answers are heartbreaking

Some people have the philosophy that everything happens for a reason, and there is no point in having regrets.<p>But for many of us, looking back on our lives can lead to lingering on one poignant moment or period when we wish we had done things differently That nagging question, "What if ...?," plays …

Mental Health

8 Mistakes Managers Make, According to Their Employees

This independent survey reveals the truth about workplace bosses, from the employee's perspective.<p>Last year, I conducted an independent workplace survey on LinkedIn and received hundreds of responses to the question: <i>"What is the ONE mistake leaders make more frequently than others?"</i><p>It obviously …

Leadership

Apple buys viral ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Late Late Show segment, will release new episodes weekly via Apple Music

Apple today has acquired the rights to the insanely popular Carpool Karaoke series that started out as a part of The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS. While it’s unclear how much Apple has paid for the series, it will release new episodes of it via the Apple Music, reports THR.<p>For those …

There will be pandemonium: The end of the old oil order has already begun

Failed negotiations in Doha are just a sign of things to come. Big Oil has collapsed and is unlikely to recover<p>Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices. …

Oil

Ten Of The Most Successful Companies Built On Kickstarter

Since its 2009 founding, nearly 104,000 projects have successfully raised more than $2.3 billion on Kickstarter from friends, family and fans who want to help get those ventures off the ground. For entrepreneurs, especially those with consumer products like headphones, bags or video games, such …

Virtual Reality

3 Myths That Are Killing Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you're not as creative as you'd like to be, you might tell yourself that you lack a certain something -- an inborn instinct for creativity, a natural talent for fresh ideas, the personality needed for creativity. But what if the problem wasn't something you didn't have, but something you <i>believed</i>?<p>…

Creativity

10. Room In Rome (2010)

Sex and the cinema have always gone hand in hand, predominantly because they are both subjects that heavily rely on the idea of fantasy. Inevitably, …

Best Telescopes for the Money

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How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplace–and how it’s already changing how we do business today.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting concept, a future where “billions of things are talking to each other,” as technology consulting company SAP describes it. …

Internet of Things

The Importance of Face-to-Face Conversation | The Art of Manliness

It is the evening of September 19, 1931.<p>Three men stroll down Addison’s Walk, a picturesque footpath that runs along the River Cherwell on the …

The inside story of how $1 billion Evernote went from Silicon Valley darling to deep trouble

That year, Evernote passed 30 million registered users, brought its total funding to $270 million, and seemed like a sure-fire candidate to hit the public market in the coming years.<p>Fast forward three years, and the tables have turned.<p>Despite reaching 150 million registered users this year, …

Startups

Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil

Thanks to LNG, natural gas is near a turning point

We've had the global oil glut; now here comes the natural gas bubble. Evidence of a looming price plunge in the world's fastest growing fuel is emerging in Asia. It represents more bad news for the coal industry and poses a difficult challenge for British Columbia's efforts to build an LNG …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

Venture Capital

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up community is massive and supportive. It's 100% true that living in a hotbed of creativity and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

OBAMA TO CEOs: Quit Complaining

In an interview with The Economist published over the weekend, Obama said corporations have done well under his administration's policies, and he argued it was time to turn their attention to making the lives of the middle class better.<p>"They always complain about regulation. That's their job," …

CEOs