• MOTIVATION
    Simeone says Atletico can use transfer ban as motivation

    BARCELONA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said on Friday his players will dig deep in the face of adversity as they begin the new season shackled by a transfer ban and with key players missing. Atletico will be without striker Kevin Gameiro and left back Filipe Luis for the opening game at newly promoted Girona. […]

  • STARTUPS
    Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

    For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs, the caramel-brown vacuum-sealed lumps called field roasts. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these chewy, protein-dense, vaguely meat-like foodstuffs. […]

  • LIFE
    Can Poetry Change Your Life?

    The first eight pages of Michael Robbins’s new book, “Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music” (Simon & Schuster), make reference to Annie Dillard, Harold Bloom, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Kenneth Burke, Geoffrey Hill, Kenneth Koch, Adam Phillips, Frank O’Hara, Emerson, Boethius, Nietzsche, Freud, and Miley Cyrus. The book is a collection […]

  • STARTUPS
    This government hub can fix your startup troubles

    “We will be giving them a formal profile and log-in details so that their application procedures can go live on the Startup India Hub,” said Anand. NEW DELHI: In a bid to address the issue of lack of awareness of government schemes and the difficulty in applying for these benefits, the Startup India Hub, which was […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    13 Decisions New Entrepreneurs Can Easily Misjudge

    Not everything goes right when you’re trying to build your business: Markets shift, technology changes and ideas don’t always work out the way you’re expecting. These are troublesome problems all entrepreneurs have to face at some point in their careers. Some issues, though, are more avoidable. You need to know when to pull the trigger when releasing a product, making sure […]

  • MOTIVATION
    3 Types of Motivation That Can Inspire You to Do Anything

    Lacking Inspiration? How 3 Types of Motivation Can Help Change Your Mentality We all have motivation that ebbs and flows. Some mornings you wake up energized to get to work and power through that to-do list. Others you smack the alarm clock, curse the morning and give yourself an extra five minutes to dream about […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Four lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Silicon Valley

    The road to San Francisco: the ideas of Silicon Valley have spread far and wide, inspiring entrepreneurs all over the world CREDIT: RICH REID Silicon Valley is a leader in technology and start-up innovation, and inspires entrepreneurs across the world – here are some of its teachings. “Silicon Valley isn’t a place; it’s a mindset,” says Alec […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Trash-Talking at Work Can Actually Boost Motivation and Performance

    From bosses to athletes to even brands, most of us engage in trash-talking occasionally. While this critical chatter might seem like it could have only negative repercussions, it turns out it can spark those being talked about to work harder, depending on the context. To determine the true effects of trash-talking, Wharton School visiting scholar […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Designers

    Any successful entrepreneur knows that in order to get a new venture off the ground, it’s important to be a jack-of-all trades. The early-stage businesses I’ve worked with needed their leaders to be equally comfortable playing the role of a business-savvy chief executive, a customer service guru, a manager extraordinaire and a chief marketing officer — […]