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People Who Start Companies Are Crazy | Inc.com

I think people who start companies are, without a doubt, just a little bit crazy.<p>Myself included.<p>And people who start <i>more</i> than one company? Deranged lunatics - all of them!<p>Why? Because it's insanely hard!<p>You're signing up for a ridiculous amount of work.<p>But I also think you <i>have</i> to be crazy to start …

Motivation

Cash cows: Why investors are buying pregnant cattle

<b>(CNN) —</b> For $1,000 you can be the proud owner of a pregnant cow in South Africa, and track her through a mobile app as she grazes, grows, and gives birth.<p>Once your calf reaches seven months of age, it is sold to a feedlot or slaughterhouse and the return for the beef is divided among the …

South Africa

10 luxurious bedrooms

When on a vacation, one of the most delightful aspects is a deluxe stay in a hotel room! The elegance and comfort that one enjoys in a hotel room …

What Did You Do Wrong in the Job Interview?

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I interviewed recently at a company where I really want to work, but I just found out another candidate was hired. I have to admit my …

Employment

Top 10 Brand Monitoring Tools for 2016

Brand monitoring is an important yet often overlooked aspect of online marketing.You might be doing a great job identifying the right keywords and …

Marketing

How to Watch the Year’s Most Spectacular Meteor Shower

The annual Perseids meteor shower is in exceptional form this year thanks to Jupiter’s gravity pushing even more comet debris than usual towards …

Savvy Subway Ads From Service Startups Are Captivating Millennials on the Move

For New Yorkers, the city's sprawling subway system is a necessary evil. Sure, it's overcrowded (annual ridership reached 1.763 billion last year—the …

Advertising Industry

Tips for Better iPhone Photography

Get expert tips and advice for taking pictures with your iPhone with this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

8 Free and Cheap Tools Every Web Startup Should Use

It's not easy to launch a brand new company, especially when you have little to no funding. For so many startups it's important to have access to top quality software and resources, but a lot of that software can have heavy costs associated with them. A huge struggle for many startups is …

Infographics

Fermented red cabbage and apple recipe

Make your own smart sauerkraut with red cabbage, juniper and coriander, to help heal your digestive system<p>MAKES<p>2 litres (3½ pints)<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 3kg (6lb 10oz) red cabbage, shredded<p>• 20 juniper berries, ground with a pestle and mortar<p>• 30 coriander seeds, ground with a pestle and mortar<p>• 300g (10½oz) …

London Underground Tube Map Reveals The Most Haunted Stations

London Underground is now over 150 years old and stretches over 250 miles of track, but what lays beneath those rails is said to be more sinister …

England

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

So Introverts Make The Best Bosses? Oh, Really? | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Sometimes movements occur and I don’t realize they’ve happened.<p>At these times, I leap onto the Internet to catch up. And so it is that I discover that introverts have become the finest …

Personality

"Focus On Value of Gold and Not Just the Price" - Newstalk Radio

Nick Bullman of Check Risk interviewed GoldCore’s Mark O’Byrne on "Down To Business" at the early hour of 0630 this morning. Topics covered were:<p>- …

Silver and Gold Prices Made their Bottom Last Week and it's Time to Buy

10-Aug-15PriceChange% Change<b>Gold Price</b>, $/oz1,104.2010.100.92%<b>Silver Price</b>, $/oz15.290.473.19%<b>Gold/Silver Ratio</b>72.222-1.624-2.20%Silver/Gold …

Trading

How Canadian startups are disrupting the auto industry

Want to monitor your teenage son's driving speed, or track your mileage and gas for work? Jay Giraud has the tool for you.<p>As CEO of Vancouver-based Mojio, he produces a small Internet-connected device that plugs into your car's diagnostic port (usually just under the steering wheel). It beams your …

Business Development

Get self-destructing Gmail emails with Dmail

Chrome web extension allows you to revoke access to sent emails whenever you like<p>Last month, Google introduced an "Undo Send" option for all Gmail users, allowing anybody to recall messages up to 30 seconds after sending them. However, if 30 seconds isn't enough time for you to spot an error (or …

Apps

Lovespace hits £1m in sales moving boxes for start-ups

The storage start-up, which picks up and delivers boxes all over the UK, has become a cheap logistics partner for the nation's entrepreneurs<p>Lovespace, the storage start-up launched by Streetcar founder Brett Akker, is on course to report turnover of £1m after seeing a surge in small business …

Customers

A guide to Vietnamese coffee

Strong and flavourful Vietnamese coffee makes converts as quickly as it raises pulses. French colonists might have introduced coffee to Vietnam, but the morning cup of <i>ca phe</i> soon became a local habit. With variations that make use of yoghurt, eggs and even fruit, Vietnamese coffee has developed a …

Vietnam

10 Reasons You're Not Rich Yet

#5: You’d rather complain than commit.<p>As a financial advisor, I have spent many years helping other people overcome financial stumbling blocks so …

Personal Finance

11 things you should hear before you die

Sure, we've all got a list of things we want to see before we die – but what about things to hear? Treat your ears to some of the world's most …

Nature

50 Tips For Starting Your Own Company

How Impulsiveness Can Boost Your Creativity

The key may lie in a belief that slightly negative traits have silver linings.<p>Everyone who’s ever prepared for a job interview knows how to turn a personal weakness into a character strength. The flipside of being a little stubborn might be extra persistence. A bit of impatience, properly directed, …

Psychology

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• The best iPhone apps of 2014 • The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014<p>1. Pixelmator<p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the …

18 Ways to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success | Inc.com

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Self-help

That's amore! Alternatives to Italy's romance hotspots

Romance runs rich through Italy’s veins, with icons of <i>amore</i> to melt the hardest heart. But the most famous sight isn’t always the most swoon-worthy; find the real romance of Italy with a hot date at one of these alternative picks.<p>Verona<p><b>Romance icon:</b> Juliet’s balcony. The dainty stone balcony at the …

Italy

Gourmet tour of southwest England

Lush countryside, dramatic rural landscapes, quaint fishing villages and pretty coastal scenery combine to make southwest England a popular destination for the gourmet traveller.<p>Tucking into fresh crab sandwiches by the beach, sampling refreshing ales from myriad microbreweries and whiling away the …

South West England

500px Prime Changes the Licensing Game, Lets Clients Search by Gender Preference

500px already ‘changed the game,’ or at the very least raised the bar, when the photo sharing site launched the 500px Prime licensing marketplace. …

How to Get Outside Investors and Keep Control of Your Company | Inc.com

Today, owners of well managed companies have more options than ever before for liquidity, growth capital, or an outright sale of their enterprise. It's a seller's market.<p>Selling a minority stake might be the best option in this market. That way you can maintain ownership control and minimize …

Investing