• ENTREPRENEURS
    10 Entrepreneurs Who Are Showing Why Blockchain Is Here to Stay

    Entrepreneurs in nascent industries often face challenges that seasoned entrepreneurs might not have. In the blockchain industry, these challenges have included education, adoption and external forces like global regulation. Just “selling” a new technology to clients can be a challenge. But in the case of blockchain and crytocurrency, these challenges are less and less of a problem, as […]

  • QUOTES
    10 quotes about dogs and the famous people who said them

    Celebrities love their dogs just like the rest of us. And, like us, they learn a lot from spending time with their canine companions. Here’s some of the wisdom from the mouths of the famous, starting with Jon Hamm whose quote came the day after he lost his dog. aJon Hamm has a realistic view of […]

  • Who will win the Booker Prize? – podcasts of the week

    The Man Booker Prize 2018 judges Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA Talking points The third season of Serial has lived up to its ‘much-anticipated’ status by managing the biggest debut numbers for the true-crime podcast to date: more than 1.4m listeners download each of its first two episodes. Meanwhile, another online juggernaut, TED Talks is expanding its […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    The Entrepreneurs Who Are Calling Time On Late Payments

    Late payments are a major threat to business/photo credit: Shutterstock Late payment is the scourge of the startup world, and one of the prime reasons why so many fail to survive beyond five years. Research carried out by the U.K.’s Federation of Small Businesses found the average delay in payments to small businesses and the […]

  • LIFE
    The Dealer Who Saved My Life

    Sometimes when I dream, I imagine the sky over Harlem is a lofty arc of stained glass. A dusted copper heaven streaked with gold and siphoned from Klimt’s aureate imagination. A profanely ornate firmament raining down with the cherubic drug dealers I grew up with in the 1970s. A legion of natty angels, felled by […]