• MOTIVATION
    LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

    BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan’s accomplishments is simply personal motivation. It’s not about wanting to establish himself as the NBA’s greatest player. James spoke Thursday (Friday, PHL time) during the morning shootaround before the Cavaliers play the Boston Celtics in game five of the Eastern Conference finals. If the […]

  • MOTIVATION
    15 Motivational Quotes From Legends in Sports

    The world of sports is a lot like business. There’s training. Competition. Wins and losses. Passion. Hard work. Shall I go on? Just as an aspiring baseball or basketball player could find inspiration from successful business leaders, entrepreneurs can draw motivation from the world’s hardest working and most dominant athletes. With that in mind, we’ve […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Older Entrepreneurs Can Turn Age to Their Advantage

    The youthful, vibrant faces of Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are representative of widely known entrepreneurial icons. But few people would conjure the more etched faces of Sam Walton (who founded Walmart at age 44) or Charles Flint (who founded IBM at 61) when asked to name a successful entrepreneur. Why entrepreneurship is so often […]

  • Mid-Life Founders Aren’t the Exception, They’re the Rule

    Despite the popular perception of entrepreneurs as hoodie-wearing 20-somethings, mid-life founders are far more common, and more successful, than many people realize. In fact, according to research out of the Kauffman Foundation, the average age of a successful entrepreneur today is 39 years old, with at least six to 10 years of industry experience. And […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    What Actually Promotes And Inhibits Entrepreneurial Growth?

    In my three decades of leadership of a software company, I have seen umpteenth number of start-ups popping up in marketplace and very few, really a handful, surviving to a reasonable plateau of growth and success.   In Silicon Valley, the rule of thumb is that out of ten start-ups, one will succeed. Entrepreneurs are mostly […]

  • Fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, Italy’s ‘Queen of Cashmere’ dies

    Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother’s business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73, her family and company said. Biagiotti died in hospital in the Italian capital where she had been in intensive care after a heart attack this week. Born in […]

  • Baseball for the blind takes flight in Cuba

    Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a miracle to be able to play once more, in Cuba’s growing league for the blind. Baseball has long been a national passion. The Communist-run country quickly adopted this version after […]

  • Wider Image – London’s Chelsea Flower Show in full bloom

    Britain’s most prestigious flower show is taking place this week with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of floral delights from Alium to Zantedeschia. The highlight of Britain’s horticultural calendar, the annual Chelsea Flower Show in London’s sprawling Royal Hospital complex features a host of elaborate gardens designed by experts and is famous for its unusual […]

  • STARTUPS
    Google to mentor 6 more Indian startups in AI, Machine Learning

    The Internet giant Google on Wednesday said it will mentor six more Indian startups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers’ launchpad in San Francisco from July 17. “Six Indian startups have been selected for the two-week mentorship bootcamp to help them learn more on AI and ML by leveraging our latest […]