• MOTIVATION
    Motivation Is Not Really Required to Succeed

    Motivation influences our needs, desires and actions. It exists on a spectrum from zero interest to an off-the-charts drive to take action. And it often comes naturally. After all, no one needs an extra nudge to flee a burning building. In lower-stakes scenarios, though, procrastination can take over. Should you initiate that tough conversation or hope things blow […]

  • LIFE
    Does Xi Jinping really want to be Chinese president for life?

    It’s been a momentous month in Chinese politics, but the move to abolish the presidential term limit has overshadowed all else. It took just two weeks – from the time it was announced to the near unanimous endorsement by the legislature – to make the most drastic revision to the state constitution since it was […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation Hacks That Really Work

    Welcome to the end of the work week! All that motivation and energy you brought in on Monday Morning is probably fading by now. Still, even when you feel tapped-out, there are ways to keep yourself charged up and moving powerfully toward your goals. Here are a few of our favorite motivation hacks: Easy ways to keep […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Millennial entrepreneurs really do want different things

    You’ve probably heard that millennials are different. They are more likely to prefer cooking at home than their elders. They want to buy from and invest in companies that have a purpose and an eye on social good. They’re over the idea of collecting stuff. You get the idea. A lot of these points of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Is WordPress Really the Best Site Builder for Small Businesses?

    Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Thanks to its flexibility and low price, WordPress really is the best site builder for small businesses. That said, there are other options and in certain circumstances, they can be a better choice when building your site. If you’ve ever wondered what market domination looked like, here it is: 60.4 percent of […]

  • NEWS
    Do Flipkart and Ola really need protection?

    Flipkart founder Sachin Bansal. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Last week, the founders of two young companies that face significant competition from US rivals, said India should protect its own, echoing sentiments expressed roughly two-and-a-half decades ago by members of the so-called Bombay Club who saw the opening up of the Indian economy as a threat. The […]

  • PODCASTS
    SBA Offers Podcasts, But Are They Really Podcasts?

    The The U.S. Small Business Administration is the latest organization jumping on the podcasting trend — but is it really “podcasting” as that term is defined? I wrote about it over at my BNET column, Selling to Small Business. On the one hand, the SBA is to be commended for offering podcasts, but on the […]

  • PODCASTS
    SBA Offers Podcasts, But Are They Really Podcasts?

    The The U.S. Small Business Administration is the latest organization jumping on the podcasting trend — but is it really “podcasting” as that term is defined? I wrote about it over at my BNET column, Selling to Small Business. On the one hand, the SBA is to be commended for offering podcasts, but on the […]