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Productivity

How to Power Through a Project When You Get Off Track

By | Oct 24, 2017 at 7:15 am

When you write a book about letting go of control, you have to expect that you’ll learn a few lessons on the topic along the way as my project definitely didn’t go according to schedule. While I did turn out my manuscript on time,…

Artificial Intelligence

6 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Way We Work

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Ever since its introduction as an academic discipline back in the 50s, AI has led to a combination of disappointment and optimism. In fact, technological options that were conveyed as impossible, such as optical character recognition, are, presently, run-of-the-mill. While other technologies are yet…

Productivity

7 Tips for Improving Your Application Monitoring System

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm

If you’re running multiple applications on your network, you’re probably going to experience issues at some point. Traffic may spike unexpectedly, increasing the burden on your server and causing lag for your other users. An application may go down, making it unavailable when people…

Mobile

Will Ferrell Can’t Put His Smartphone Down at the Dinner Table

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The dinner table used to be a place for amicable conversation, funny jokes, and, depending on who you invited to Thanksgiving dinner this year, heated political debates. However, since the inception of the smartphone, it has become harder and harder to engage with family…

News

NYC

4 of New York’s Biggest VC-Backed Tech Exits Happened This Year Already

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you look at a list of the top ten VC-backed tech exits, you’ll find four of them happened in 2017. What does it mean? That NY tech companies are finding the money, whether it’s an IPO or an acquisition. But that finish-line success…

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Accelerator

NYC

Meet 7 Smart City Startups in the Newest URBAN-X Accelerator Cohort

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

The New York startup ecosystem is a force to be reckoned with. Between the driven entrepreneurs trying to make an impact on the Big Apple and the excitable investors looking to getting in on the ground floor of the next big innovation, the energy…

HR and Recruiting

4 Unique Ways to Attract Millennial Employees to Your Startup

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 9:20 am

When millennials make up over one-third of the American workforce, businesses must consider the benefits and company features that attract, motivate, and retain this generation as employees. Big corporations, like Google and Facebook, offer travel opportunities, sleep pods in the office, and free healthcare,…

Augmented Reality

7 Predictions for the Future of Augmented Reality

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imagine grocery shopping with a set of glasses that directs you to your preferred items on the shelf, or repairing your car with help from an expert technician who virtually comes into your garage to walk you through the fix. Imagine visiting the Louvre…

Inspiration

5 Risks Founders Take While Building a Business

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 7:15 am

Taking risks with your business can feel like jumping in the deep ocean with both feet at times, but it has to be done to succeed. We asked 5 entrepreneurs what’s the craziest business risk you have ever taken and why. Quitting to Going All…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps to Improve Your Netflix Viewing Experience

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

You’ve heard of Netflix and Chill. Now try literally chilling and watching Netflix. Crazy, I know, but it’s an increasing common pastime: Netflix captured nearly a third of all home entertainment revenues in the U.S. last year. And when you’re mainlining episode after episode…

Productivity

How to Maintain Productivity in an Open-Concept Office

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

An open office layout encourages camaraderie and collaboration. However, to some, it can be a bit of a productivity drain. Luckily, productivity doesn’t have to suffer if you take the right steps to focus. When it comes to work environment, there was only ever one option…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Gabriel Wyner of Fluent Forever on Going From Opera Singer to Successful Founder

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Gabriel Wyner is the Founder and CEO of Fluent Forever, a startup that aims to help anyone learn a language quickly and remember it forever. He launched a bestselling book 4 years ago and now has the most successful app Kickstarter of all time…

Marketing

5 Ways to Get Noticed at a Startup Showcase

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

Exhibiting at a startup showcase is a great way to introduce your product or service to prospective clients, capture leads and build brand awareness. One of the biggest advantage of showcasing is that you’ll be able to interact with prospective customers, investors and influencers…

Trends

How Technology Is Impacting the Jewelry Industry

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Technology, as we know, has advanced by leaps and bounds, marking its presence into the everyday aspects of our lives. Needless to say, it has also made its way to jewelry businesses. Trendy designs, increased availability, and overall access has brought a fresh excitement…