Month: March 2018

Entrepreneurship

Research Finds Digital Goods Area a Tougher Sell Than Entrepreneurs Think

Nobody wants to hear that a startup is doomed from the start. After all, entrepreneurshave to be beacons of hope and positivity to keep going when the going gets tough. Sometimes, however, the odds are simply stacked too high. Recent research from Boston University and Switzerland has brought the hammer down on one marketplace in […]

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Productivity

4 Changes an Elite Management Consultant Would Tell You to Make to Maximize Your Productivity

Consultants at prestigious consulting firms like McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company are often the best and the brightest. They must complete a rigorous hiring process that tests their intellect and stamina. If selected, they will be compensated handsomely for their work, and will have earned a competitive advantage over peers in the job market. […]

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Entrepreneurial

4 Success Lessons From the Entrepreneur Who Quietly Grew Pinterest Into a $12 Billion Company

When Ben Silbermann, CEO and creator of Pinterest speaks at an event, the audience hangs on his every word. Soft-spoken and introverted, Silbermann launched the visual idea sharing service in 2010. Since then it has exploded. It’s currently estimated to be worth more than $12 billion and has more than 200 million users logging in at least once a month. People who […]

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Workplace

I Talked to No One for 3 Days and I Learned a Valuable Lesson About Work and Stress

Meditation has been scientifically linked to a wide variety of professional benefits, improving cognition, boosting your mood, increasing focus, and providing a better overall feeling of well-being. Professionals are so confident in these benefits, they’re investing heavily in meditation for themselves and their teams, with companies like Apple, Google, Goldman Sachs, and Nike making it part of their employee […]

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