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5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

The Scientific Reason You Can't Read While You Dream

Chances are, you've never done it in your sleep.<p>In a legendary episode of <i>Batman: The Animated Series</i>, Batman wakes up as Bruce Wayne, realizing the …

The Brain

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

How Lyft's president went from taking no salary for 3 years to running a giant startup worth $11 billion

For more than five years, Uber and Lyft have been locked in a battle to become the ultimate ride-hailing service. Uber has been the leader with a war chest of billions of dollars from investors. But it has come under fire for how it treats drivers and its employees.<p>Then there's Lyft, which is also …

Startups

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

How to become successful even when you think you can’t be

<i>This is an excerpt from You Can Win: A Step-by-Step Tool for Top Achievers by Shiv Khera</i><p>When people start a job, they often move through stages of …

Motivation

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

After almost 10 years as a financial planner, I've found the best way to keep track of my money is still a simple spreadsheet

But in order to reach your goals, you have to control the chaos. One of the easiest ways to keep track of your financial progress is to monitor your net worth: everything you own minus everything you owe.<p>Think of it like taking a photo of yourself every day for years— eventually, you'll be able to …

Personal Finance

How to Start Small but Think Big: 5 Steps for Creating the Future

This column is authored by Aly Juma, Partner, Judith + FawkesThe post How to Start Small but Think Big: 5 Steps for Creating the Future appeared …

Startups

How to dodge an awkward question with grace

Essentially, the reason you don't want to answer a question is what gives you a strategy for responding:<p>The asker has not earned the right to have that question answered due to the level of personal relationship they have with you.<br>• The asker has not earned the right to have that question answered …

Personal Information

Looking Ahead: 8 Architecture and Construction Industry Trends for the Next 30 Years

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Prefab Homes

A Star That Vanished Before Astronomers’ Eyes Could Mark The First Time The Birth Of A Black Hole Has Been Directly Witnessed

Astronomers have watched as a massive, dying star was likely reborn as a black hole. It took the combined power of the Large Binocular Telescope …

Black Holes

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy | Inc.com

If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an empire that controls more than 400 companies, even if one of them is no longer …

Self-awareness

Entropy and complexity: the surprising paradox behind our universe

One of the many big ideas in physicist Sean B. Carroll’s <i>The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself</i> is the concept that …

Physics

Elon Musk on the 1 Creative Skill Every Founder Needs Now | Inc.com

Imagine Elon Musk, globally revered as one of the greatest living entrepreneurs, sits down with you. What's the one creative skill he'd suggest you learn to be the best founder you can be? Chances are, it's how to ask the right question.<p>Musk believes, "A lot of times the question is harder than the …

Elon Musk

The Incredible Gaming PC That Costs $30,000

What if you had obscene amounts of money and, like the Bugatti Veyron in your garage, you wanted the pinnacle of gaming PCs in your entertainment room too? Well, it seems that there’s definitely a PC for you and it’s called the 8Pack OrionX and built by Overclockers UK. In fact, it costs three …

Computer Hardware

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Startups

If You Have An Idea For A Startup It's Time To Stop Tinkering

The bulk of our work at The Value Builder System is helping entrepreneurs with between $1 million and $20 million in annual sales build their value, but occasionally I get asked for feedback from a would-be entrepreneur with a new business idea.<p>These requests usually follow a similar pattern: …

Startups

M2 Premium Videos

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Human exploration of Mars has been ramping up in the past few decades. In addition to the eight active missions on or around the Red Planet, seven …

Space

Why Space Elevators Could Be the Future of Space Travel

THE SPACE ELEVATOR<p>Getting into space with rockets is ridiculously expensive. A NASA Inspector General report says the agency will pay Russia $491.2 …

Engineering

How to Lead Difficult People (Especially When They Work for You)

Sometimes you have no choice but to lead people you never would have chosen for your team. Here's how to do it.<p>Great leadership is hard. Even harder: poor management.<p>So, imagine you're manager, trying to lead a team whose members you haven't chosen. Now, imagine that some of your employees are …

Employment

9 Money-Saving Hacks for Amazon Shoppers

For many online consumers, Amazon is a one-stop shop for everything from diapers to television sets. The e-commerce giant is widely known for its …

eCommerce

The Ozone Hole Is Shrinking, Giving Scientists Hope for Climate Change

Scientists have confirmed that the hole in the ozone has been steadily shrinking following the historic United Nations treaty — the Montreal Protocol …

Climate Change

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Find a swarm of Pokemon and even rare creatures with this Pokemon Go leveling technique.<p>Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other …

Pokémon

Radiohead’s 20 Best Songs – As Voted By You

We asked NME users to vote for the best Radiohead tracks – and the results are in…<p>Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 20<p>20. ‘Just’ …

Thom Yorke

Scientists Zone In on Treatment for Chronic Migraines and Headaches

Those who get migraines know how painful and debilitating they can be. In extreme cases, they can take you out of commission for days. One in seven …