Quora

As an Experienced VC, These Two Strategies Always Get My Attention

do your research on the firm.<p><i>What do the best entrepreneurs do that really gets your attention as a VC? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Joanne Chen, Partner at Foundation Capital,</b> …

Startups

Ten Things You Should Fix Right Away In Your Online Dating Profile

"<p><i>How do you make an online dating profile stand out? 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 Helen Zhang:</b><p><b>Take photos that you can use as conversation pieces</b>. Show your hobbies and …

Online Dating

How Do You Fight Burnout?

"<p><i>How do you fight creative burnout? 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 Jessica Hische, Lettering Artist, Author, Procrastiworker:</b><p>It kind of depends on what kind of burnout we're …

Burnout

Where You Live Impacts Your Health

Shutterstock<p><i>What can be done to ensure that living conditions in cities are healthy? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Florida, University Professor, Co-founder of The</b> …

Cities

How Much Water Does Your Body Need On A Hot Summer Day?

(Photo: BOUREIMA HAMA/AFP/Getty Images)<p><i>How much water should I drink in summer days? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a</b> …

Wellness

18 quick and easy daily habits that can improve your life

Want to pick up some good habits?<p>The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" …

Happiness

Quora: Why Did Obama Appoint a GOP FBI Head?

President Obama liked to be bipartisan as often as he could.

Government

To Live Your Best Life, Learn These Ten Simple Habits

"<p><i>What can I do to make sure I am becoming the best version of myself? 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 Milena Rangelov:</b><p>Here are some ideas:<p><b>Observe yourself</b>. Watch your actions, …

Happiness

How My Parenting Changed When I Learned My Son Is Autistic

How do the parents of autistic children think the way they are raising them is affecting their autism? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>-</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Alecia Li Morgan, Single mother to four kids ages …

Autism

5 Daily Habits of the Happiest, Most Successful People

Appreciate what is, rather than complaining about what "should be."<p><i>What is a life hack that you think everybody should know? 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 Mira Zaslove, start-up</b> …

Happiness

10 Things You Need to Do After You Publish Your Blog Post • Smart Blogger

Can I ask you a question?<p>What do you do <i>after</i> you hit the “Publish” button?<p>If your blog isn’t getting any traction, you probably aren’t doing the …

Digital Marketing

Here’s a quick way to generate hundreds of blog ideas using Quora

I have written well over 100,000 words on Medium. And in that time I have come up with hundreds and hundreds of blog post ideas. They come from …

Digital Marketing

Doing Just This One Thing Every Day Will Sharpen Your Brain Beyond Measure

It takes less than 10 minutes of your day.<p><i>What 10 minute daily activity would sharpen my mind over a year? 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 Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker,</b> …

Productivity

3 Productivity-Boosting Things You Need in Your Home Office

If you do it right, your coworkers will rarely notice that you're not physically there with them.<p><i>What are some tips for constructing your environment as a remote employee to help eliminate distractions? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn</i> …

Productivity

5 Hard Lessons I Learned When I Took the Plunge Into Entrepreneurship

As an entrepreneur, you are sitting at the helm of the ship. The rewards is yours, but so is the risk.<p><i>What qualities does an entrepreneur need to have in order to succeed? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Why Introverts Might Be the Best Negotiators in the Room

You don't need to be confrontational and combative to be a good negotiator.<p><i>In negotiations, how do I deal with my inherent dislike of direct disagreement or conflict? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Self-improvement

Want A Better-Performing Brain? Start By Cutting Out Stress

(Image: Creative Commons)<p><i>What is the best way to get the most out of your brain? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ben Bowles, PhD in neuroscience, on Quora:</b><p>I believe there are six …

Creative Commons

How Smart VC Firms Manage Their Money

Maximize returns, maximize fees, or simply stay alive.<p><i>What are the common VC fund management strategies? 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 Jason M. Lemkin, Partner @ SaaStr Ventures,</b> …

Venture Capital

Quora Question: Why Did Russia Mess With Our Presidential Election?

Russia's leaders and operatives don't do anything for "the heck of it."

World News

How to Be an Effective Boss When Your Employees Are Thousands of Miles Away

Communication is, by far, the most difficult aspect.<p><i>What are the hardest things about running a global distributed team? And why still do it? 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 Mario</b> …

Management

Parents, Think Hard Before You Put Your Kid In Gymnastics

<i>Are there any downsides of participating in competitive gymnastics for a young child? 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 Kristen Michelle Leccese, former competitive gymnast:</b><p>This is a …

Parenting

3 Key Elements to Effective Learning

It's a combination of these 3 factors.<p><i>How do people learn most effectively? 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 David Rogier, CEO + Co-Founder MasterClass, on Quora:</b><p><b>Honest answer:</b> …

Learning

Where Do Unicorns Get Those Astronomical Valuations?

It may be really cheap to start a business, but it's tremendously expensive to scale it.<p><i>Why do apps like Snapchat, Whatsapp, Uber, Airbnb, Dropbox require so much funding and have such a high valuation? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn</i> …

Unicorns

The 5 Don'ts of Entrepreneurship

Don't do it. It's the hardest thing I've ever done.<p><i>What is the best advice for first-time entrepreneurs? 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 David Rogier, CEO + Co-Founder MasterClass,</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The Single Best Piece of Investing Advice I Ever Received

Spend as much money as you need to on the right talent.<p><i>What's the best feedback you received from an investor? 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 Randall Reade, VP, Washington DC</b> …

Success

Einstein Or Tesla, Who Understood the Earth More?

Shutterstock<p><i>Who understood the earth more, Einstein or Tesla? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Rachel Stuhler, co-author of Geek Actually, novel and TV writer, on Quora:</b><p>It’s tough to …

Albert Einstein

How to Keep Your Data Safe When You Travel

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, protecting your privacy is important.<p><i>How can I protect my privacy when traveling this summer? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

Driver's Licenses

The Physical Pain Of Aging Is Not Inevitable

Shutterstock<p><i>Why does our body hurt when we get old? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ray Schilling, doctor, author of Healing Gone Wrong-Healing Done Right, on Quora:</b><p><b>Why does our body</b> …

Pain

Seven Hard Truths You Need To Hear About Marriage

"<p><i>What's the most disturbing truth about marriage? 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 Ellen Vrana, author of EllenVrana.com:</b><p>There are many disturbing truths. To me, the most disturbing …

Marriage

Five Good Reasons To Take A Break From Social Media

"<p><i>How does social media negatively affect the brain? 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 Gergana Mileva, Entrepreneur, engineer, and consumer psychology enthusiast:</b><p>People often discuss …

Business (UK)