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Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine. — Daydreaming often gets a bad rap. By its definition, the act of drifting in and out of a tangled pile of memories, plans, fantasies and observations is the opposite of mindfulness, the much-exalted state that requires an intense, vise-like focus on the present moment. There is a time and place for daydreaming, of course.
Oct 30, 2014

I walked by @LauraEntis staring dreamily at the ceiling. Turns out she was just doing research for this gem.

Oct 30, 2014

Life without daydreaming would be one long snooze-fest.

Oct 30, 2014

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine. by @lauraentis

Tim Cook Is Gay. But As Apple's CEO, That Isn't His Biggest Revelation. — Tim Cook is gay. But that's not what he wants you to know about him. In a column in Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook acknowledged what many had long known: he is homosexual. He has been openly gay to nearly everyone he has met.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @Hennesseyedit: Tim Cook outed himself a great CEO of $AAPL and business leader. Oh, and he's gay.

Oct 30, 2014

Tim Cook outed himself a great CEO of $AAPL and business leader. Oh, and he's gay.

3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections — You probably don't care about the election taking place next week. Well, you do care, but not that much. Admit it. You're not alone. In less than week, voters across the country will hit the polls. In Washington, all 435 seats of the House of Representatives and 36 seats in the Senate are up for grabs.

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice — Running your own business is no piece of cake. Neither is raising a family. These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination.

Bat-Like Technology Is Giving the 'White Cane' a Much-Deserved Upgrade — White cane, white stick, guide cane -- however you refer to it -- the traditional cane for the visually impaired has long been in need of a high-tech makeover. And now it has one, with technology inspired by bats, which can "see" in the dark using echolocation.

The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur — There's a haunting, scary, messy truth about being an entrepreneur. Those who dream about entrepreneurship think about the freedom of being able to chase big dreams, the thrill of building empires and the joy of making a mark on the world by doing something better than any other person in a field has yet done.

Y Combinator Partner on Crowdfunding: It Makes Our Job Harder — Crowdfunding is giving a whole generation of startup entrepreneurs a new way to fund their dreams. While that's good for entrepreneurs, it means the investors whose business it is to profit off of fledgling startups will have to work harder to woo top-notch entrepreneurs.

How to Harness the Athlete's Mindset for Business Success — Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here. My dream growing up was to be a professional athlete and an Olympian. I worked for years toward accomplishing my dreams, leaving it all on the field, on the court and in the gym.

Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance — We are living in the next Renaissance, but this one is touching so many more lives -- a democratic Renaissance, if you will, powered by the Internet. At least that is what Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian believes.

How CEOs Can Maintain Their Edge — CEOs need to set a clear strategic direction and work to get everyone in a company to support it. At the same time, they must be flexible enough to change their course rapidly based on business conditions.
Oct 30, 2014

"The best CEOs know their company and market well enough to recognize when it’s time for change." by @TheAmericanCEO

5 Ways to Increase Your Audience's Time Spent Reading — Today, organizations have to do more than just create content and draw audiences to their sites. Now, they have to make sure audiences are actually reading their material.

5 Quotes to Help You Conquer Your Fears — Everywhere you look this month you'll see the signs of Halloween. While this season is a fun time for costumes and theme parties, it's also a good insight into the power that fear can have over us psychologically. What is it about fear that haunts us?

Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies — Starting today, if you own a pair of Google Glass or other computerized glasses and wear them to the movie theater then you may be more than just a jerk. You'll officially be a rule-breaker. The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners just updated their joint anti-piracy policy to explicitly include rules for wearables.
Oct 30, 2014

Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies

10 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From America’s National Pastime — When watching baseball, I can't help but be reminded of how similar the sport is to business. There are a number of business principles that are mirrored in baseball. There's teamwork, constantly changing conditions that call for real-time responses and decisions to be made that have both a direct and indirect impact on outcomes.

How to Decode What the Prospect Meant by 'No Money' — When you have been around the block a few times in sales or as a business owner, you understand the mental strength necessary to cope with rejection. For young professionals getting started in their careers, this rejection can diminish confidence, especially when they don't understand why the potential customer or client is objecting.
Oct 30, 2014

"People don't buy for 4 reasons: no money, no urgency, no need, no trust. Let’s explore, 'no money.'" @thegrowthgame

Remarkable Ways to Prepare for a Business Presentation — Sales and investor meetings come with the territory of being an entrepreneur. Some people love the adrenaline rush that comes with it, while others dread it entirely. I can't talk about meetings without thinking back to my first investor pitch.

A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth — Google's recent announcement anointing Sundar Pichai as new product czar highlights what many a CEO of organizations large and small often worry about: Will my current organizational structure support future business dynamics and growth? If not, when is the best time to make adjustments?
Oct 30, 2014

A Shift at Google's Helm Might Not Be Enough to Deliver Exponential Growth by Tom Somodi

Should You Really Be Yourself on Social Media? — Sure, great communication is authentic and real. But it's also edited. We asked our digital experts about the complex problem about being yourself but still being being brand savvy.

Steer Clear of These Tricks Journalists Use to Loosen Your Lips — Loose lips sink ships. A variation of that phrase on a World War II poster cautioned U.S. military personnel to avoid accidentally sharing information with the enemy. The advice is just as relevant today, especially when journalists are interviewing businesspeople for stories on a sensitive topic.