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Professional explainer. Editor-at-Large, @inc. Optimist, amateur naturalist, darn good cook. Addicted to fresh air and natural light.

5 Extraordinary Veteran Entrepreneurs to Celebrate This Memorial Day — In honor of Memorial Day, we thought we'd take a look at the men and women who have not only served in our country's armed forces, but have come home to embrace a different challenge--that of building an exceptional company.

Why D.C. Is the Best City for Women Entrepreneurs — What's the best U.S. city for women entrepreneurs? Of the 692 women-led companies in the Inc. 5000, the Washington, D.C., metro area boasts 74 of them. That's 23 percent of the total, higher than that of any other metro area with at least 10 women-led companies on the list.

Mark Cuban's Top 3 Rules for Business Success... And 1 Secret — What are the top three things every entrepreneur needs to succeed? When asked that question on at the iCONIC conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Mark Cuban made a persuasive case for the importance of sales, self-sufficiency, and preparation. But as he answered other questions on stage with Inc.

Mark Cuban: Climate Change Will Force Us to Alter Human Evolution — Mark Cuban had a startling answer on Tuesday, when he was asked, "What's the next big thing?" "There will be a time, 25 years from now, where we're going to try to reverse-engineer evolution and natural selection," he said.

Top 10 Lessons From Iconic: Chicago — On Tuesday, May 19, Inc. and CNBC co-hosted the first stop on the ICONIC tour, in Chicago. Here are the 10 themes that emerged from the event, which featured speakers such as Mark Cuban, Life Is Good co-founder Bert Jacobs, and SoulCycle co-founder Elizabeth Cutler. 1.

Spanx's Founder on How to Hire a New CEO — Editor's note: Managing human beings is one of the toughest jobs you'll ever face, especially as your team grows. We spoke with six founders about what works (and what doesn't). Last year, I needed to hire a new CEO to replace Laurie Ann Goldman, who had held the position for nearly 11 years.

5 Things Fighter Pilots Know About Performance Under Pressure — Feel the fear. Do it anyways. We've all heard that saying. But it's kind of different coming from Carey Lohrenz (above), one of the first women to fly the Navy's F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. In her time as a fighter pilot, Lohrenz flew missions at the speed of sound.

Why Some Investors Aren't Worried About a Unicorn Bubble — Unicorn valuations could be just as endangered as the mythical creatures they represent. But while that would be a disaster for most founders of these companies, it many cases it'll be a non-event for their late-stage venture backers. That's one conclusion to be drawn from a new study by Silicon Valley law firm Fenwick & West.

How Jessica Alba Sweats the Details at The Honest Company — Want to talk to Jessica Alba? Try calling customer service at The Honest Company. Jessica Alba has said that she doesn't pay the bills for The Honest Company, which she co-founded in 2011 and which makes earth-friendly health, beauty, and cleaning products.

The Best Cities to Work for an Entrepreneur — We've seen, and run, plenty of stories about which cities are the best to start and build a business. But how about the employees? What are the best cities in which to work at a small business? WalletHub recently crunched those numbers, using a combination of factors meant to represent the environment for small businesses as well as a region's overall economic environment.
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May 19, 2015

RT @IrinaPashina: Great advice! High stress, high performance: advice from a fighter pilot @weisul via @Inc #failure #performance

May 15, 2015

If I moved from desk to couch to take this in, it must be awesome... @stephen_wolfram's SXSW talk:…

May 15, 2015

@rebeccaedgett That is beyond awesome. These were regular rocks, and sadly, not a great business idea.

May 14, 2015

@AtlantisPT1 @cathycaplener sorry, i guess I didn't see the first tweet. I'll look in my email. I don't recall seeing it yet.

May 14, 2015

Why Jessica Alba was throwing carboard boxes around a parking lot with Brian Lee.… via @Inc

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