An Inspiring Video on Failure and Imagination

October 21, 2009 Leave a comment

Listen to JK Rowling, author of the best-selling Harry Potter book series, delivers her Commencement Address, “The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination,” at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association.

J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement from Harvard Magazine on Vimeo.

A Sexy Ad!

October 20, 2009 2 comments

At first, you suspect it’s another men’s apparel ad.

The Seven Pitfalls of Business Failure and How to Avoid Them

October 19, 2009 Leave a comment

There is this article that talks on how startups fail.

Check on it and it’s written by Patricia Schaefer.

To read the article, click here!

Newest Professions, Growing Salaries – 12 jobs that didn’t exist until recently

October 16, 2009 Leave a comment

Newest Professions, Growing Salaries – 12 jobs that didn’t exist until recently

The latest directory of job titles from Occupational Information Network (O*Net) features a variety of new entries that many people have never heard before.

Some of these jobs — at least the duties — have been around in some form for a while. What’s new is a “professional pathway” for these careers, according to employment expert and author Laurence Shatkin. “O*Net officially recognizes job titles once there is a critical mass of workers in those jobs and a clear road map for attaining the positions,” he says.

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-very interesting… how do we prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet?

Duplicating a Post – A Moving Video!

October 15, 2009 Leave a comment

This one is something that changes how people feel toward painting, particularly this type of painting.

Watch this video and be moved with every emotion in the artist’s strokes.

Finding the Right Partners for your New Business

October 15, 2009 Leave a comment

The simple task of finding the right partners is often an overlooked minute detail that no one pays much attention to. Usually, you try to start up something with your friends… and that’s it. The problem with that is that most of the time, your friends and you share the same set of skills or attributes. You’ve heard the saying about the “birds of a feather,” so you’re feathers all probably look alike. Problem with that is no one will have unique skills or viewpoints for your new venture. Well, here’s a great article from the founder of Meebo, Seth Sternberg.

Finding Your Co-Founders

A Recipe for Riches

October 14, 2009 Leave a comment

Want to become a tech titan or hedge fund tycoon? Up your chances by dropping out of college or going to Harvard and working at Goldman Sachs.

Are billionaires born or made? What are the common attributes among the uber-wealthy? Are there any true secrets of the self-made?

Here are the recipe’s for success! Follow these footsteps and you’ll probably be the next billionaire!

The Recipe for Success