Yousuf Jamjoom

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70 Israeli Startups You Need to Follow

Israel is known as "Startup Nation." In honor of its birthday, follow these 70.<p>Seventy years ago today the State of Israel was founded. While Israel is always full of political controversy, especially with President Trump's decision to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it has …

Digital Health

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

Retail Apocalypse: 23 big retailers closing stores

Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores in recent months amid sagging sales in the troubled sector.<p>The rise of ecommerce outlets like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has made it harder for traditional retailers to attract customers to their stores and forced companies to …

Elon Musk Fires Back at Harvard Psychologist Steven Pinker Over the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Who's right in this war of words? It comes down to timing.<p>Elon Musk has frequently expressed concerns about artificial intelligence (AI), noting for example that robots will be able to do everything better than humans, and machines could start a war. Harvard cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker …

Smartphone-Connected Ultrasound Devices : ultrasound device

The 'Butterfly iQ' ultrasound device comes as a powerful piece of equipment that will enable users to perform procedures from anywhere without the …

7 Habits That Will Make You a More Fun Person to Be Around

Try out these tips to become the life of any party.<p><i>How can I learn to be more fun? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p><b>Go on life</b> …

WeWork is locking up its Kombucha taps in California to stop tenants from using up the kegs

SAN FRANCISCO -- WeWork's Californian tenants were dealt the second blow in months as the co-working space started putting locks on complimentary kombucha and cold brew taps, which keep people from consuming the beverages.<p>The shackled taps appeared just a few months after WeWork stopped dispensing …

San Francisco

35 Examples of VIP Experiences - From Invite-Only Eateries to Exclusive Concert Events (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) While VIP experiences aren't a new concept, these 35 examples highlight the ingenious ways in which brands are going above and …

Airports

The 4 Words a Chairman of a $38 Billion Company Uses to Get His Team to Follow His Lead | Inc.com

John Willard "Bill" Marriott Jr. is the executive chairman of Marriott International. Although it started as his family's root beer stand, Bill grew it into the world's largest hotel company, with more than 6,000 hotels in 120 countries and a $38 billion market cap.<p>Over his 60-year career, he …

Hospitality

10 Apps That Will Increase Your Productivity

It’s common knowledge that apps can make life easier for people from all walks of life — business executives included. From placing orders to scheduling appointments with the press of a button, applications have the potential to cut down the time spent on small tasks and increase general …

Apps

Designing Medical Clothing That’s Stylish? It’s More Important Than You Think

As baby boomers age, one company is creating fashionable, high-end clothing for sick and elderly patients.<p>In recent years, patient-centered design has become the norm in health care–and alongside changes in architecture and services, many designers have rethought the uncomfortable, revealing …

9 Highlights from 9 Countries – Balkan Bikepacking

I arrived in Bucharest in the wee hours of the morning, gratefully collecting my miraculously still-intact bike from my budget airline redeye flight, …

Trails

6 Ways to Spark Your Creativity

With CHASING GENIUS, National Geographic invites you to explore your instinct for changing the world.<p>Sometimes certain places, at specific points in history, become incubators of brilliant ideas. London during the Elizabethan era, for example, or 1920s Paris—author Eric Weiner has called them …

Creativity

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

5 Ways to Build An Inspiring Business | Inc.com

Inspiration is the single most important catalyst for differentiation.<p>When we are inspired we are motivated. Thus the etymology of the word "inspire" rings true: from the Latin <i>spiritus</i> meaning 'breath' and 'courage', and from the Middle English, "to impart reason into the soul". The soul of a …

Restaurants

5 Killer Facebook Sales Funnels All Companies Can Learn From | Inc.com

In the world of social media, Facebook is the juggernaut. It is the king of all digital social interactions, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Today, Facebook has an average of 1.23 billion daily active users and 1.86 billion monthly active users.<p>If that doesn't sound like an opportunity for …

Marketing

This Simple Daily Habit Will Make Your Day Better | Inc.com

Learning a language, writing a book, getting a job promotion, improving productivity, becoming a million dollar business, becoming healthier, developing fulfilling relationships, getting out of debt, eliminating bad habits, and lowering stress may feel insurmountable at the beginning of the journey.<p>…

Mindfulness

I've Spent 10 Years Helping People Lose Weight… Here Are My Best Tips

For 10 years, I’ve been the force behind MyBodyTutor.com, which simplifies the weight-loss process into practical, sustainable behaviors that help …

Fitness

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

Whales

8 Books Every Leader Needs to Read in 2017 | Inc.com

From recent bestsellers to old-school business parables, these are the best business books to read in 2017. What would you add to this list? Leave me a comment.<p>by Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer<p>Researchers Galinsky and Schweitzer say that success isn't a one-sided path of collaboration or …

Self-improvement

Want to be a Revered Leader? Here's How the 25 Most Admired CEOs Win the Hearts of Their Employees | Inc.com

Glassdoor recently released a listing of the highest ranked US CEOs based on employee feedback. And while every CEO in this group has their warts, this prestigious group has managed to be human while still winning the hearts of their employees.<p>Here is a representative sampling of Glassdoor employee …

Employment

5 Keys for Big Companies to Implement Successful Accelerators | Inc.com

These days, nearly every large company seems to be dipping a toe into the venture capital world, and it's commonly done through some form of an accelerator. This format has long existed with the likes of Y Combinator and 500 Startups, but it has been modified in recent years to suit the needs of …

Startups

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

5 of the Most Inspiring Quotes of 2016 | Inc.com

Trying to create a list of the most inspiring quotes from 2016 is risky business. There are thousands of great things said that could easily qualify. And the temptation is always to go with the quotes from the most popular people, as though that lends some sort of added weight to the words said. …

Motivation

The 10 Best Business Books of 2016 | Inc.com

Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: fewer leadership titles. More niche or skeptical perspectives on data and technology. An …

Books

31 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life This Month | Inc.com

Remember World Kindness Day last month? Probably not. I didn't know it was an official "thing" until I ran into Random Acts of Kindness Foundation (RAK), whose purpose is to celebrate kindness and the whole pay it forward mentality.<p>I gotta say, these folks got me hooked. But this is not some fad …

Food & Dining

9 business cards for graphic designers you’ll want to keep

Much of the work of graphic designers today exists only in pixel form. But that doesn’t mean the appeal of print design has gone away; quite the …

Photos: Instagram designed its new office as a blank canvas to spark employees’ creativity

Instagram has given itself a big present for its sixth birthday: a brand new, three-story office.<p>On Oct. 6, the photo app’s 400 employees moved into a new space on Facebook’s Menlo Park, California, campus. Though it didn’t move very far—its old office was also on Facebook’s headquarters—the new …

Employment