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17 Entrepreneurs Share Their Celebratory Rituals

Jen Consalvo | Posted 09.17.2014 | Small Business
Jen Consalvo

'Starting up isn't all rainbows and unicorns,' is just a lighthearted way of saying that starting a company is one of the most grueling, stressful and exhausting things you can possibly do -- despite the heroic images of entrepreneurship we read about in the media.

Finding Your Dream Job: Insights from People Who Have One

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Based on a national interview of people who said they currently have a "dream job," here are a few comments they made as they described their job: 1)...

A Glimpse Inside the Minds of 3 Business Leaders

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Have you ever wondered what today's business leaders think about? Tough questions must be asked almost every day in order to keep the business running smoothly.

An Open Letter to Apple: I Know You're Trying to Date Me

Amy Arndt | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Amy Arndt

When it's all said and done, you've been good to me, and I am thankful for our special bond. It's clear to me that leaving you would be too much for me to bear. After all, I'm certainly not the first woman in history to be tempted by an apple.

The Revolution In Health IT, Coming Really Soon

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Michael B. Laskoff

September 15-19 marks Health IT week, a relatively new and largely unnoticed week in the healthcare calendar. The revolution in health - the one com...

Preparation Facetime

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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My Amazing Facebook Vacation

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Although it was a magical experience, there are a few things I would do differently on my next Facebook vacation. Here are some tips if you're about to embark on the journey.

Art Versus Tech in San Francisco

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.17.2014 | San Francisco
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art and tech are not in competition with each other. The art market stands at a momentous turning point. Thanks to e-commerce and social media, the old isolated gallery world no longer dictates an artist's success.

Managing the New Ambitious: Leading Teams in Today's Entrepreneurial Minded World

Kira Makagon | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

Witnessing peers and co-workers leverage technology to become successful employees and entrepreneurs, today's employees are widely creative, entrepreneurial thinkers, looking for employment opportunities where they can stretch their innovative wings within their department, work and job.

Keeping Up With Tech-Savvy Kids

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The younger generation has always been a step ahead in adapting to new technologies and platforms. Modern smartphones and tablets have allowed them to evolve into true "digital natives" as opposed to their parents' generation of "digital immigrants."

I'm Quitting Google in 10 Days: In Search of Me, Myself and I

Michael Peggs | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology
Michael Peggs

What I know now is that you'll never reach your potential until you assume some level of risk. It doesn't have to be your job, but leave something behind starting today. Stop holding on to what's good enough and make room for what's great.

You Too? U2 Ends Up in Your Song Rotation

Tom Falco | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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How To Deal When A Spouse Is Your Complete Opposite

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

You have probably heard of that book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. In my household, it is very likely that my husband and I come from different planets, because we have discovered that our brains are wired very differently.

Innovation: Master the Art of SODOTO

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees. What is more...

Why Can't Business Applications be as Beautiful as Consumer Software?

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Historically, consumer software and enterprise software was a classic case of beauty and the beast, that is until Infor, one of the largest software c...

Apple Watch and the iPhone 6: Things to Ponder

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The most impressive thing about Apple's iPhone 6 launch event was not the hardware, software or the company's fantastic ecosystem. It wasn't Apple Heath or even Apple Pay. It was Apple's clear and well-executed strategy.

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- Face Time

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What are the benefits of students being exposed to both an Eastern and Western education during the course of their high school years? How would you steer the experience towards optimal learning and how might today's technology enhance the experience?

How Big Data Enables Economic Harm to Low-Income Consumers

Nathan Newman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Nathan Newman

While this data unquestionably increases the efficiency of the economy in numerous ways, what is in question is whether consumers are ultimately benefitting significantly from those productivity gains or whether that surplus is being largely captured by these "big data platforms."

5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing is done. Every digital click, swipe, "like", buy, comment and search produces a unique virtual identity.

Seven Reasons Congress Must Reauthorize America COMPETES

Sen. Jay Rockefeller | Posted 09.12.2014 | Education
Sen. Jay Rockefeller

Innovation -- the process of introducing new products, services, and processes to the marketplace -- is critical to economic competitiveness.

Owning Up to Online Dating

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology
Stephen Mariani

When I first explained how we met to friends and family, I felt as if I needed to justify it. I'd say something like, "Well, my roommate tried it out and it seemed to work for him."

Hey, Which One of You Wise Guys Teleported Me Into the Future?

Michael Levin | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology
Michael Levin

So here I sit, surrounded no longer by the four walls of a private office but instead by entrepreneurs looking to create the next hot, disruptive thing, whether it's for-profit here in America or transforming healthcare in the developing world. So which wise guys or wise gals teleported me into the future?

10 Devices for a Smarter Home (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology
Departures Magazine

Combining your smartphone, your home WiFi network and the right apps can make the average home a lot savvier than it used to be, and give you more freedom, whether you're out of the country or just lounging in your backyard.

12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Gets First-Ever Vertebra Made On A 3-D Printer

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News

As it turns out, you can make just about anything with a 3-D printer and make it work. When 12-year-old Minghao of China was diagnosed a couple of...

Industrial Revolution 3.0

Ignacio Peña | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact
Ignacio Peña

The accelerated pace of life makes it difficult to take stock of the patterns drawn by deeper forces shaping the world. We marvel at amazing gadgets but we easily lose sight of the powerful industrial revolution that is gaining momentum.