• STARTUPS
    Here’s how these startups are making sense of air quality using sensors

    In cities, millions breathe in contaminated air containing particles many times higher than the prescribed safe limit. Finding innovative ways to monitor and predict air pollution, although not difficult, is proving to be expensive. Entrepreneurs at tiny startups and researchers at premier institutions are, however, taking up the challenge. The bottleneck is primarily due to a lack […]

  • SUCCESS
    Here’s A Better Definition Of Failure (And Success)

    Can We Please Redefine Failure (And Success).GETTY Failure is defined as an absence or lack of success. This is a pretty general purpose definition. It allows us to personally define success so we can know whether or not we have failed. The main problem here is that most of us aren’t great at defining success. This […]

  • SUCCESS
    Here’s why odd rituals actually work for successful people

    Do rituals work? The answer to this question is it depends on who you ask. But for these successful people, doing some odd rituals actually help them stay ahead. Here’s why. According to Inc., some of the most successful people are doing their rituals no matter how odd they may seem. This is typical in elite […]

  • SUCCESS
    Here’s how Trello sets its remote workers up for success

    Recently, major companies like IBM, Aetna and Bank of America have called their remote employees back in the office to improve collaboration and productivity. But one CEO who has vowed to keep his remote policy and prove its effectiveness is Trello’s Michael Pryor. He tells CNBC Make It that his New York City-based company implemented a remote policy in 2012 after […]

  • Here’s Why National Youth Day Is Celebrated On Swami Vivekananda’s Birth Anniversary

    Swami Vivekananda was born as Narendranath Datta on January 12, 1863. NEW DELHI: Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, also called Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, is celebrated on January 12. The day is also observed as National Youth Day. iN 1984, The government said that “the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Here’s The Number One Productivity Hack For All Entrepreneurs

    Time to fire up those brain cells.  Photo credit: Shutterstock We’ve all been there before and it’s something that’s often referred to as the entrepreneur’s curse or “superhero syndrome”. It starts off innocently, but as you scale your business and begin to grow you have difficulty saying no to things and even worse, delegating or […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation Doesn’t Work: Here’s What Does

    Shutterstock What really motivates people? When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more practical […]