Business entrepreneur, successful venture capitalist and 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year at the British Muslim Awards, James Caan presents his rules for success. Part of the jury-investors at Dragon’s Den (British business show), Caangives you the “dos” and the “hows” for getting at the top of your business, in this short video.
By “definition”, entrepreneurship is all about shocking the world, changing the status quo and just helping people with your products and services. Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle. And not just any lifestyle, but one that means embracing risks and constantly improving yourself. But it’s also a lifestyle that creates a lot of impact once you’re successful. So how do you get there?
Do you want to be an entrepreneur and change the world? Are you in search for a bit of inspiration? You have to watch the motivational video above. It’s a talk with Gurbaksh Chahal, an internet guru and serial entrepreneur who, by the age of 25, founded and sold two companies for a total of $340 million. How did he do that?
Enjoy future possibilities!Jason Silva, yes, the futurist philosopher, gives an inspirational talk in this video. What is the link between imagination, mental projections and evolution? Well, if you dream it, envision it, project it in your mind, then you can make it happen! The brain is wired so as to transform what seems impossible into what becomes daily life.
Are you ready to start your business? Dreaming about being an entrepreneur? More like a way of life than a career, right? So, what’s keeping you? Peter Jones, the British businessman, awesome TV panellist and luxury/mobile entrepreneur is an inspirational example. Watch him as he gives you the 10 rules for a successful entrepreneurial life.
Remember Stephen Hawking? The world’s most famous scientist? Our boy genius? Not only an inspirational character, but also a brilliant physicist and cosmologist, who just happens to have explained our existence in a new way. Starting from black holes and the universe. The video above explains it in a fun, animated way. You definitely need to see it! The Guardian really made a good job in converting his big ideas to animation.
Meet Bo, the explorer, and Yana, the storyteller. They’re Play-i’s new, colourful, shiny robots and a cool way to introduce programming to your kids. Games and robots combined! Designed for children aged 5+ those two transform play into IT literacy, starting kindergarden. Through a music, animation and stories app interface, the kids can program Bo and Yana to move, climb and other real stuff. Pretty amazing, I say! This ad clip presents the two robots and the team behind it all.
Did you know that every second your eyes take in 72 gigabytes of information? That you have 86 billion neurons to process all this data? That’s pretty much how you create your vision of the world. The mind-blowing video above presents the greatest computer ever known to mankind – the human brain. I’m telling you: your brain is the most awesome operating system ever invented!
They’re called digital enablers and they can drive your company to success! Technology is the result of innovative thinking, but is can also be a tool for constant improvement. More and more companies today are using technology (instead of people) to drive their research and development! That’s pretty cool, when compared to what was happening only a few years ago. In business, we’ve surely evolved from human critical thinking to machine thinking. And a lot of big companies are taking advantage of this.
Richard Branson and Novak Djokovic on Necker Island for charity Necker Cup
Funny, relaxed, with a down-to-earth feel about him, a guy who may seem, at times, your average Joe. A dyslexic child, a student with low performances, a Brit boy who used to ran The Student magazine. Nothing special, right? Well, this same guy happens to be now on Forbes billionaires’ list with a net worth of US $4.6 billion (in 2012). The average student turned magnate is none other than Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson.
Do you believe in signs? Coincidences? Or maybe karmic energy? Paulo Coelho, the best-selling Latin American writer, talks about the power of beliefs in shaping your life. Rest assured, it’s no superstition! It’s no pure luck, either! Having his books sold in more than 150 millions copies and translated into more than 70 languages across the globe, The Alchemist‘s author seems to know best:
When you want something, the whole Universe will conspire for you to have it.
Google may know what you want, even before you do! With this new technology, Google will be able to further advance in the quarky domains of artificial intelligence and neural networking. It’s called quantum computing and it’s the next big thing! Along with N.A.S.A., their main partner in crime and research, they’ve made a video to help us better understand the implications of the new D-Wave computer (the most powerful quantum computer out there). 3.600 faster than your average computer, D-Wave will be able to tackle complex issues like climate change or the cosmic probability of extraterrestrial life.
It’s possible! Something you don’t hear that often when talking about dreams. From dreaming to doing, you sometimes have a long, frustrating road ahead. Still, your dream is achievable! It’s all just a matter of perspective. You know it too deep down, don’t you? What you need to do is never stop investing in yourself. Personal growth and constant learning are the secrets of success and today’s world has plenty resources to offer you in that sense. Here’s one resource you don’t want to miss!
“The wisdom of a few men can overcome the armaments of millions”. One of the taglines that marked the 20th century, along with the atomic bomb. Also one of the branding secrets since before “branding” was invented: humans need to share myths. Jonas Sachs, successful entrepreneur and storytelling expert, talks about today’s myth makers and their story wars.
Latest research on artificial intelligence shows how scientists try to develop machines as flexible and capable as human beings. Why? To make our lives easier, of course! To enhance our capabilities. From Google Translate to smart recommendation systems like Amazon or Goodreads, you and I enjoy the benefits of smart machines on a daily basis.
Have you heard anything about Daniela Rus before? What about the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL in short)? Well, that’s where the latest technological discoveries happen! According to their website, CSAIL former and current members launched over 100 companies developing innovative technologies, including iRobot, Akamai or RSA Data Security. And Daniela Rus is currently running it! Their latest idea? Self-assembling robots.