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Will Damon Harge be the Future Michael Jordan?

Damon Harge is only a 12 years old 6th grade student with 5-foot-4 and weighs just 120 pounds.  A year after getting national attention for dominating any and all middle school comers — he averaged 35 points as a fifth grader playing against student athletes three years older than himself — Harge is now suiting up for … Continue reading

Who Was North Korean Leader Kim Jong-iL

Kim Jong-il (born: Yuri Irsenovich Kim; 16 February 1941/2 – 17 December 2011) was the supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). He was the General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the ruling party since 1948, Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, and the Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, the fourth-largest standing army in the world. He is widely regarded to have been … Continue reading

Can We Predict Talent?

By Margaret Heffernan In his recent book Thinking Fast and Slow, behavioral economist Daniel Kahneman tells the story of observing army recruits out on exercises and his belief that he could spot the potential leaders amongst them. Years later, it turned out he’d been almost entirely wrong. His confident judgment had been a morass of bias, heuristics, and … Continue reading

Google Enters the Car Industry with a Patent for Self-driving Cars

Today, I laugh to the face of people who want to be realistic when setting goals. when I look at all those things that men bring to this world then I say what is that you want to be realistic about? Is it realistic to think that hundreds of men put together in a “big … Continue reading

Oprah talks about “The Secret” to Create The Life You Want

“Nothing new can come to your life unless you’re grateful for what you already have.”  2012 is around the corner and I’m sure just like the majority of people around the world you might be asking yourself: will 2012 be just like 2011? In other words you probably in the mindset of setting up goals, … Continue reading

Carlos Slim Helu: The Man Behind Telmex

“When there is a crisis, that’s when some are interested in getting out and that’s when we are interested in getting in.” – Carlos Slim Helu Carlos Slim Helu was born on 28th January 1940 in Mexico. Out of the six children, he was the youngest to his Lebanese immigrant parents. His father Julian Slim, … Continue reading

Small Business vs. Startup

Steve Blank unpacks the the fundamental differences between small business and startup. Steve Blank was part of/or founded eight venture-backed companies, four of which went public.

Who is Really the Founder of eBay?

“I was just pursuing what I enjoyed doing. I mean, I was pursuing my passion.” – Pierre Omidyar Pierre Omidyar was born on 21st June 1967 in Paris,France. His parents are Iranians who moved with him toUnited States when he was only six years old. While growing up in the capital city-Washington DC, he developed … Continue reading

Youssou N’dour: The Voice of Africa

“My music is like a spinning ball, … It can turn in one direction, and then it comes back to its origins.” Youssou N’Dour  the “voice of Africa” was born on 1st October 1959 inDakar,Senegal. His father was a garage mechanic and mother was a griot (a great singer and community story teller). His father … Continue reading

Why Did TIME named Steven Spielberg in the “100 Greatest People of the Century?”

“I dream for a living” – Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg was born on 18th December 1946 in Ohio,USA. He is the son of Arnold Spielberg, a computer engineer and Leah Adler, the concert pianist. At early teens, he was already shooting films and while his sister sold popcorn. At age 13, he won an … Continue reading

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