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What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

Entrepreneurship

The Attack on Wilderness From Environmentalists

Photo by Alexander Cahlenstein | CC BY 2.0My title may seem excessively harsh by some groups who are doing what they believe is the best way to …

Culture Trip picks up $80M for its millennial-focused travel site

While a lot of travel startups (Airbnb, Ctrip, Kayak, to name a few) have made waves by disrupting how people search for and buy accommodation, flights and other travel services, the ongoing interest in building out strong content plays to attract audiences is also being played out in the travel …

Britain's Windrush generation threatened with deportation

LONDON — Jamaica-born Beverley Boothe followed her parents to Britain in 1979. She says her mother and father both had U.K. citizenship. She hasn't left the country since.<p>So it was a shock when Boothe, now 56, got a letter informing her that she would be deported from where she’s studied, worked …

Great Britain

Meet the Arizona nurse who shocked the world by taking second place at the Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers tells Moneyish how she raced past pros like Shalane Flanagan to take the $75,000 second-place prize at the 2018 Boston Marathon.<p>Being …

It’s hard to be rich: Woe to the hypothetical $500,000 earners struggling to save $7,000

(Volt Collection via Shutterstock)<p>Mythical lawyers tucking away $36K for retirement and taking 3 vacations a year just can’t escape the rat race<p>Jeremy Binckes<p>March 24, 2017 10:58pm (UTC)<p>For millions of Americans, the day-to-day grind is a struggle. I am talking, of course, about those in the upper …

Financial Advisor Shares The 20 Best Financial Tips He Wishes He Could Tell His 20-Year-Old Self

Most of my financial planning clients are business owners, older folks who want to focus on retirement planning, or sudden wealth recipients (think inheritance, lawsuit settlement, business sale, etc.). I’ve been working with clients for over 20 years, so many of my clients now have kids of their …

Personal Finance

How A 21-Year-Old USC Entrepreneur Turned A Campus-Wide Issue Into A Healthy, Thriving Business

<b>The Growing Use of Adderall On College Campuses</b><p>Midterms. Final exams. Late night study sessions. These are all common realities of living a college lifestyle. “Pulling all-nighters” has become the new normal across campuses, as students drive to succeed and take advantage of the opportunities that …

Social Media

Ikos startup that helps landlords find renters expands to Baltimore, plans more growth - Baltimore Business Journal

By Morgan Eichensehr <br>– Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Mar 30, 2018, 1:28pm EDT<p>A startup that wants to help smaller landlords fill their vacant …

Housing

The anatomy of a corporate apology for a failed company

The idea behind Shyp was delightfully simple. Instead of digging around for a box or schlepping to the post office to ship something, simply hand it to a courier at your door for Shyp to custom package and send away, all for the low cost of $5 per pickup.<p>Customers loved it. But as early as 2016, …

Startups

A startup founder says it's cheaper to charter a private plane for his commute than to live in San Francisco

On a 32-acre organic farm on Vancouver Island, off Canada's Pacific Coast, entrepreneur and biohacking guru Dave Asprey runs a $100 million startup. He drops his kids off at school most days, picks food from his gardens, and works from a home office bigger than most studio apartments.<p>It's the …

San Francisco is so expensive that more people are leaving than moving in — and it could mean disaster for the nation's tech capital

People are leaving San Francisco because, as they say, the rent is too damn high.<p>US census data shows the region that includes San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward — a city in the East Bay that offers a quicker commute to Silicon Valley — lost more residents than it attracted between 2016 and 2017. …

People are sharing crazy photos of the gnarly storm slamming Tahoe

A fierce storm pummeled the northern Sierra Friday, March 16, 2018, and snow piled up everywhere in the Lake Tahoe basin, burying car, blanketing roads, covering driveways and inching up the poles of street signs.<p>Many in social media were quick to share images of the impressive snowfall, and above …

Weather

Vallejo to pay $2.5 million to ‘humiliated couple’ accused of hoax in real kidnapping

A couple accused by Vallejo police of fabricating a kidnapping — even though the woman was in fact abducted in the dead of night, held for ransom and sexually assaulted — said Friday they were “humiliated on a public stage” while announcing a $2.5 million settlement with the city.<p>Denise Huskins and …

Here’s why you should attend a startup decelerator

With about 2,000 accelerators worldwide, it’s really hard for startups to choose which programs to attend, if any. Especially when the differences are small, but the implications can be enormous. In May last year, I attended a completely new concept, the decelerator Menorca Millennials. Here’s what …

Dennis is on track to make $83 million from selling cars online this year

British magazine publisher Dennis is quietly building an e-commerce empire, and not through affiliate revenue — through online car sales.<p>The …

I'd Rather Not Fire Jennifer -- But What's My Alternative?

Dear Liz,<p>I manage a sales team. There are eleven members of the team. It’s a great group. Recently we had a pretty big problem, though.<p>“Jennifer” is one of my top salespeople. She’s great at her job but tough to manage because she is very upfront about her feelings. Jennifer is not the type of …

How Content Creators Earn. Is the System Broken?

Social media algorithms change and fewer people see your posts. Monetization rules are tightened or require a lot of subscribers. Blogs are a dime a dozen. Sorry for the cliche.<p>How can content creators make a buck and make an impact in this rapidly changing landscape?<p>The content economy has massive …

17 Times People Were Beautifully Extra Watching "Black Panther" This Weekend

From marriage proposals to buffet dinners.

“Black Panther” Forces Africans And Black Americans To Reconcile The Past

In Black Panther, the black American experience is prioritized, raising the question of what blackness and identity mean beyond one’s borders. Spoilers below!<p><b>Africa, the ancestral home</b> of all people in the African diaspora, is not the home of our modern-day understanding of blackness. Instead, …

‘I’m Just More Afraid of Climate Change Than I Am of Prison’

On Oct. 11, 2016, Michael Foster and two companions rose before dawn, left their budget hotel in Grand Forks, N.D., and drove a white rental sedan toward the Canadian border, diligently minding the speed limit. The day was cold and overcast, and Foster, his diminutive frame wrapped in a down …

Crime

I've Heard 20,000 Elevator Pitches. Here's What They've Taught Me About Getting Funded

Elevator pitches have evolved a lot in the past three decades of startups.<p>I first wrote about elevator pitches more than a decade ago. It was 2006. At that time, I'd heard more than 2,000 elevator pitches and I wanted to share the ins and outs of how entrepreneurs initially capture investor …

Venture Capital

What East London looked like in the 1960s

Last year, when photographer Chris Dorley-Brown was invited to examine the Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, he stumbled upon thousands …

A French chateau in Tiburon goes on the market for $16 million

You could move to France, or you could live like a Parisian in an extraordinary chateau on a hill in Tiburon overlooking the Pacific Ocean.<p>The four-bedroom, six-bathroom estate with terraces, turrets and towers is on the market for $16 million.<p>The property is owned by Gene and Tove Hiller, who …

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Humpback whale ‘saves’ marine biologist from tiger shark

Marine biologist, Nan Hauser, says a humpback whale protected her from a 15-foot tiger shark during a recent dive in the Cook Islands.

Fish

One of the wettest days in San Francisco history was a bust for Tahoe Basin

A storm that brought record rainfall to San Francisco Monday was a bust for the Tahoe Basin with light snowfall mainly at higher elevations.<p>Elevations above 7,500 feet saw three to seven inches of snow over a 24 hour period with Squaw Valley reporting four inches of fresh powder.<p>Areas that often …

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

Silicon Valley

Inside the kitchen where Tartine makes its morning buns for the city

Tartine has a robust roster of foods they're known for. Among them, there's the crusty loaves of bread, the pastries and perfectly-finished cakes that the Tartine empire is known for, but one item deservedly gets much of the attention — the morning bun.<p>The bun doesn't seem like the obvious …

Breakfast