Bill Gates

The fastest way to become a successful leader is a simple habit most people overlook

• <b>The fastest way to become a better leader is to get feedback from your employees.</b>• <b><br>Many leaders don't ask for or receive good feedback because their egos get in the way, and employees are scared to give honest replies.</b>• <b><br>If you're open to feedback, ask for it and listen carefully.</b>• <b><br>Create a safe zone for</b> …

Leadership

7 ways wealthy, mega-successful people think differently

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, "People can really be smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don't really believe in …

Self-improvement

Sustainable investment joins the mainstream

IN 2008, when she was in her mid-20s and sitting on a $500m inheritance, Liesel Pritzker Simmons asked her bankers about “impact investing”. They …

Economics

Saudi Trade-Off: More Social Freedom, No Political Dissent

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—In asserting himself over Saudi Arabia, 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is imposing a trade-off that appeals to many fellow young Saudis.<p>The prince, in essence, is broadening social liberties in exchange for closing off the limited political freedoms that existed …

Middle East

Robots are not our friends and we need to protect humans from them, says Hillary Clinton

Robots are not our friends, Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.<p>The former Secretary of State told radio host Hugh Hewitt that America is racing headfirst …

Hillary Clinton

Putting the “AI” in ThAInksgiving

Your holiday dinner table is set. Your guests are ready to gab. And, then, in between bites, someone mentions Alexa and AI. “What’s this stuff I’m hearing about killer AI? Cars that decide who to run over? This is crazy!”<p>Welcome to Thanksgiving table talk circa 2017.<p>It’s true that AI and machine …

Startups

Holiday science book guide for 2017: Why not give them the cosmos for Christmas?

When it comes to holiday gifts, books are tricky things: How do you know your gift book will resonate with the recipient? If they’re geekily …

Science

Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derails

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India

A Multi-billionaire's Suggestion For Avoiding His Biggest Regret

3 reasons exponential growth might be key to making a difference<p>I recently realized that "What would you do if you won the lottery?" is the grown-up, entrepreneur version of the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?". The realization came to me as I was interviewing Spanx founder and …

Sara Blakely

Hillary Clinton says America is ‘totally unprepared’ for the impact of AI

‘We can’t put the genie back in the bottle.’<p>Hillary Clinton has warned that the US is “totally unprepared” for the economic and societal effects of artificial intelligence. Speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt this week in an interview promoting her recent book, the former Secretary of State said the …

Artificial Intelligence

Bill Gates' investment group spent $80 million to build a 'smart city' in the desert — and urban planners are divided

• <b>A subsidiary of Bill Gates' investment firm has committed $80 million toward building a "smart city" in Belmont, a parcel of land in Arizona.</b>• <b><br>Business Insider spoke with several urban planning experts who disagree on whether it is the ideal place for a "smart city."</b>• <b><br>They list Arizona's low land</b> …

Cities

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>10. Genghis Khan<p><b>Lived:</b> 1162-1227<p><b>Country:</b> Mongolian Empire<p><b>Wealth:</b> Lots of land, not much else<p>Genghis Khan is …

Wealth

Top 16 Quotes to Boost Your Success to The Roof

1 Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda<p>2 Success is no accident. It is hard …

Self-improvement

In a world driven by Artificial Intelligence, where's your Job?

In an interview with <i>Quartz</i>, Bill Gates said: “If a robot comes in to do the same thing [the same things that humans do], you’d think that we’d tax …

Intelligence

Smart cities might not be such a bright idea

The future is not just bright but blindingly illuminated, if one buys into the buzz around “smart cities”. Bill Gates is rumoured to be building one …

Cities

Smart Cities - Dumb Idea

You have decided to build and market the best chair you can. When done, it will be the most comfortable, most durable, and most cost effective (but not cheap) chair in the market. You’ve made it available to the world — and have success. But in the process, you’ve neglected a great number of people …

Cities

Sunil Bharti Mittal pledges Rs7,000 crore to philanthropy

A file photo of Sunil Bharti Mittal, founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Telecom czar Sunil Mittal on …

India

Natalia Vodianova: From Fashion Fairy Tale to Philanthropic Movement

The Russian supermodel nicknamed ‘Supernova’ for her spectacular rise has earned The Business of Fashion’s 2017 GLOBAL VOICES Award for her …

Fashion

How Far Will Bill Gates’ $50 Million Go in Search for Alzheimer’s Cure?

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.<p>And it’s the only top 10 cause of death without any treatment to cure, …

Neuroscience

Beyoncé and Adele Are The Highest-Paid Women In Music

"Always stay gracious, best revenge is your paper."<p>Beyoncé has been crowned the highest-paid woman in music after earning an astounding $105 million …

Katy Perry

How being thankful can boost your well-being and success, according to science

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, most of us are saving our expressions of gratitude for the holiday. But according to scientists, counting …

Happiness

Young Scientists Changing The World

British Science Association/Adobe<p>Bill Gates has no doubt transformed our world.<p>Through his company Microsoft, in which he forever stamped his mark on …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's what you need to know

US stocks closed mixed but little changed the day before the Thanksgiving holiday.<p>The S&P 500 closed virtually unchanged, while the Dow Jones industrial average fell about 0.2%. Meanwhile, the tech-heavy Nasdaq was up about 0.1%.<p>First up, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 23,539.74, -51.09, (-0.22%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> …

Business

Understanding Tech Like Steve Jobs & Bill Gates

Understanding Tech Like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates “Bill Gates and Steve Jobs raised their kids tech-free — and it should’ve been a red flag” – read …

Steve Jobs

9 Obstacles You Must Overcome to Make Your First Million

Our own doubts are often the biggest barrier to success.<p>We all aim for some sort financial success. It makes sense. Having a significant amount of money eliminates a major worry and enables you to do more with your life. Money and financial freedom enables you to do more traveling, trying new …

Self-improvement

A list of richest billionaires in each country - MarketWatch

Who is the wealthiest billionaire in your country?<p>Just ask HowMuch.net. The cost-estimating data visualization website aggregated a list of the …

Business

Listen to Teachers to Improve Schools

Despite the investment of countless millions of dollars over the past 17 years by philanthropists, top-down strategies have done very little to …

Education

Why Using Video in 2018 Will Grow Your Business

Content plus storytelling equals video marketing success.<p>Marketing is a widely used term to describe the communication between a company and its consumer. There are countless ways to market a business to the desired audience: affiliate marketing, business-to-business marketing, door-to-door …

Marketing

Africa:Aid Messes Up Africa's Economy - Ghana President

(Photo: Presidency)London<i>"We do not want to remain the beggars of the world"</i>Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth …

Africa

10 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Fail

For people outside of the complex and exciting world of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin can be hard to understand. Many have brushed it off for years, saying …

Bitcoin