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Richard Branson: What I Learned From Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

When he finally made it into further education, he made sure to also spend time working practically. He was employed as a guide in China and learned from working hard and interacting with locals and tourists. He began to develop…

Perception Is Everything: 7 Tricks For Appearing Smarter Than You Actually Are

You don’t have to be intelligent to look smart. Instead, social science research has found that it’s really about sending the right signals to people.

Team First, Ego Last: Why Leaving Your Ego At The Door Is The Ultimate Mantra For Successful Startups

Think of the most successful entrepreneurs and the attributes they exemplify: innovation, vision, creative genius, perseverance — and ego. People who don’t believe in their ability to create the new and different won’t get very far. And certainly, there are…

Going Viral: The 4 Essentials That Literally Will Make Or Break Your Blog-Content

The other day, I had the opportunity to review a piece of blog content for a friend’s website. It was great, full of insights and useful resources, and I personally found it valuable and relevant. The problem was that the…

Peter Thiel: Luck Is Just an Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough (Video)

Peter Thiel is no stranger to success. His rise from zero to $2.2 Billion hero is an inspiration to every hustler and entrepreneur out there. From co-founding Paypal and acting as its CEO to founding Palantir of which he is…

Profit From Passion: Increase Your Net-Worth By Doing What You Love

Have you ever heard the saying, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life?” It’s a secret that people who are passionate about their work have come to understand. Many struggle to know what it is they…

The Most Powerful Man In Sports Is Making Money Off Slave Labor

This week’s shocking news out of the wild world of pre-World Cup Qatar was really no shocker at all. The BBC reported four of its employees, who’d recently been covering the state of worker’s conditions in the gulf nation’s capital of Doha,…

Why Blackberry Devices Are The One Thing Every Elite Traveler and Executive Should Have

Whether you’re a CEO crunching 500 emails a day, or an avid traveler interested in flying in style and having a device that fits every occasion and every setting, then Blackberry is your prime choice. Blackberry has been going through…

Snapchat CEO Explains What It Was Like Not Selling His Company For Billions Of Dollars To Facebook

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s 24-year-old CEO, spoke at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business commencement on Friday. Spiegel came up with the idea for Snapchat while working on a class project as a student at Stanford in 2010. He initially called…

The Importance Of Surrounding Yourself With The Right People

One of the things that makes life so fulfilling is the people we encounter and build relationships with along the way. Any sort of relationship, from a simple chat with our daily mail carrier – to the first meeting of…

The Real Differences Between A Want-A-Preneur And An Entrepreneur

I’ve recently, yet again, left a company I was working with to start something new. I’ve been jumping from project to project, company to company for the last seven years or so now, each and every time a slightly more…

No Excuses: The Power Of Unsettling, Risk Taking And Dream Chasing

Have you ever thought it would be easier to start doing work you love, if only there were fewer things holding you back? Maybe you’ve thought it would be easier if you didn’t have kids. You could afford to unsettle if…

Through The Roof: 9 Tips To Make Your Ecommerce Business Wildly Successful

In 2015 and for years to come, the ecommerce economy is expected to continue its upward trajectory and rapid growth. As an entrepreneur, this opportunity for success and sustainability is exciting, promising and intriguing. Whether you’ve already been involved with…

Separate, Segment Or Integrate: How Businesses Are Handling Gen-Y

A wave of change is coming fast and it is stirring businesses into a frenzy of concern and new plans. With the thundering headlines and assumptions, you would expect something astonishing, yet the change is just a new generation entering…

The Zuck Effect: Here Is How Mark Zuckerberg Started Out

How Mark Zuckerberg really started is not how the movie The Social Network showed it. Mark Zuckerberg meets a computer His father, although not an engineer, was an early computer enthusiast. Running a dental office he had a vision that computers would…

Locked Up: 5 Harsh Lessons I Learned In Prison That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

The full body tattoos, obnoxious screaming, and violent conflict resolution were foreign to me as a nerdy, upper-middle class kid with thin wire-frame glasses. Keeping my head down and ears open was the only thing I could do to prevent…

Finally Have Your Own Paparazzi Drone With The New Lily Camera

We all dream of becoming the centre of attention, the talk of the hour, the guy or girl everyone wants to take a selfie with… The pinnacle of success is having paparazzi running after you to take a picture, a glimpse…

The New Record Breaking Kingdom Tower Will Be 173 M Taller Than Burj Khalifa (Pictures)

The tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, is about to get smashed by a new bad boy in the neighbourhood: The Kingdom tower. The new tower, built in Jeddah Saudi Arabi. The record breaking structure will tower from the height…

These 22 Crazy Quotes About Elon Musk Will Make You Understand Why He Is Insanely Succesful

Ashlee Vance’s new book, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” is sure to make a hit and sell out in a matter of minutes! Why? We’re talking about a chronicling of the life of one…

Schlep Blindness Phenomenon: Where All The “Next Big Thing” Ideas Are Hiding

A good idea is a useful idea. Useful ideas come in three varieties: easy and obvious, hard and obvious, and hard and non-obvious. In the startup world people are no different than everywhere else- most of us come up with…