Andrew Tan

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Why Are You Afraid to Tell Your Unique, Authentic Story?

We tell stories every day, to family, friends and colleagues. Yet we hardly think of telling stories when we meet recruiters, hiring managers, …

10 Success lessons from Richard Branson – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share51<p>Tweet<p>Share273<p>+15<p>Shares 329<p>Richard Branson went from being a dyslexic kid who performed badly in school to a British business magnate with a …

Entrepreneurship

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

7 Ways to Succeed As a Stay-at-Home Entrepreneur

The number of employees working remotely is steadily increasing. For entrepreneurs who are trying to get a new business off the ground, usually home …

Time Management

How to Save Money in 7 Easy and Painless Ways

<i>This month we'll be sharing solutions that are so simple and easy—and at times, automated—that they feel like magic. Hocus Pocus celebrates all the</i> …

3 strategies to generate wealth

Learn how wealth differs from income, and how you can grow your wealth to enable a more comfortable lifestyle.<p>We all want to make more money—that's …

9 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's manager and business partner, on goals, decision making, professional relationships... and achieving more than you ever thought possible.<p>I'm fortunate to know a number of incredibly successful people. I always learn at least one thing from conversations with …

Success

Are You Always Tired? Science Says This Is Why

Despite getting the recommended six to eight hours of sleep every night, it’s not uncommon for a feeling of fatigue to hang over you like a cloud …

Wellness

How This Underdog Startup Scooped Up 90 Percent of Its Rival's Business--in 1 Week

Crying customers. Product demos at 2 a.m. Red Bull and 5-Hour Energy cocktails. This is the story of how FareHarbor landed a bunch of new customers through old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners competition.<p>It was Thursday, a few hours before the long Fourth of July weekend would begin, when FareHarbor …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Zero Percent Mortgages Debut Setting Up The Next Stage For This Stock Market Bull

<i>Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision. Hsi-Tang</i><p>Economists stated that primary trigger for the financial crisis of 2008 was the issuance of mortgages that did not require down payments. The ease at which one could get mortgages in the past is what drove …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

Germany makes over a billion euros - from its debt

States borrowing money from investors normally pay interest on debts they pile up. But amid Brexit concerns, tumbling banks and slow economic growth, …

Italian and German banks incur heavy losses, weighed further by prospect of prolonged period of low interest rates<p>Bank shares across Europe have slumped, as investors digested the results of health checks on major lenders and the impact of low interest rates on their long-term health.<p>Shares in …

Bank of England

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What advice do you have for someone looking to start a fashion company but has no experience in the field of business?</b> <i><br>-- Twitter profile Dalphine Twins</i><p><b>A:</b> Some of the most successful founders I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring started …

'Why am I being charged triple on my home insurance for being a loyal customer?'

Common sense would dictate that being loyal to a company should result in a financial reward – such as better price, or higher return.<p>But no. How naive. The reality is that customers who stay put end up paying more – in the form of a “loyalty tax”.<p>Worst offenders include insurers, where customers …

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

How Many Stocks Does Warren Buffett Own?

Warren Buffett is well-known for being perhaps the greatest investor of all time, and his stock picks are closely followed by many investors worldwide. Specifically, the stock portfolio of <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> contains more than 40 stock positions in a variety of sizes and industries. Here are the …

Want to Be Ridiculously Wealthy? 5 Successful Strategies of Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

Money. It isn't everything, but it's sure better than nothing.<p>There are more billionaires alive on the planet now than ever before. It's not just because there are more people or because, due to inflation, $1 billion today is worth less than $1 billion 20 years ago. Instead, it's because of …

Income Inequality

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

The Cognitive Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions

If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the …

12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

This awesome infographic estimates the size of China's massive debt bomb

The ramp-up in Chinese debt accumulation has been a leading concern of investors for years. The average total debt of emerging-market economies is 175% of gross domestic product, and skyrocketing corporate nonfinancial debt has launched China far beyond that number.<p>The real question is: By how …

The 7 Stages of Business Ownership | Inc.com

Building a business doesn't happen overnight. You don't build a business and then wait for it to grow. You start with a barely feasible idea and you nurture it, guiding it through several phases of evolution until it becomes almost unrecognizable. If you're lucky, it will keep evolving until you …

Business Strategy

People struggling to pay the rent

But what happens when even that becomes too expensive?<p>People are being pushed out of Australia’s capital cities and soaring rental prices are leaving …

The Melbourne suburbs for a guaranteed sale at auction

Affordable suburbs across Melbourne, which once sidestepped auctions due to a lack of competition, have enjoyed a bulletproof April under the …

By 2020, cigarettes in Australia will cost $40 a packet

IIf you come to Australia, leave your naughty habits at the door. If you live here, get back in your box.<p>The Australian government announced in the …

The Australian government decides it's really into Bitcoin

Is it because the creator of Bitcoin could, just maybe, be an Aussie?<p>The day after the mysterious Craig Wright told news outlets he was the father of …

Australia