Ben Marquis

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Dressing for Success: An Entrepreneur's Guide

Fashion expert Clinton Kelly once said, "How you dress tells the rest of the world how you expect to be treated."<p>Fashion expert Clinton Kelly once said, "How you dress tells the rest of the world how you expect to be treated." And while sweats, hoodies, and sneakers certainly have their place in …

Clothing

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Marketing

The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't Heard About Yet

Creating the company of your dreams often begins with learning more about something completely new to you.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and …

Small Business

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

10 Success lessons from Mukesh Ambani - "Wealthiest Man in India" for entrepreneurs

Share55<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+11<p>Shares 148<p>Thousands of stories are told about how children inherit wealth from their parents, but not many are told where the …

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask Our Small Business Expert Mike Glauser.

Startups being launched out of Silicon Valley may get all the press, but it is the small businesses across the country that create the jobs. Everything from coffee shops to florists and restaurants, help keep our economy spinning. Indeed, Main Street businesses represent two-thirds of companies …

Twitter Finds Its Niche in Customer Service

Brands are using social channel as a less expensive, more effective customer service platform.<p>Twitter’s future might be up in the air with companies …

Social Media

5 Keys to Avoid Startup Burnout

Not-so-obvious tips to help you avoid burnout while growing your startup.<p>Launching a company of your own starts out like any love story. There's the initial spark that you have for an idea; then, after spending some time with it, that idea either turns into a full-fledged passionate love affair or …

Entrepreneurship

Only 22% of everyday investors know the most basic principle of bonds

There are two ways to measure the value of a bond. The first, similar to stocks, is the price you pay for it. The second is the yield, or how much an investor will make in income from the bond.<p>The two measures have an inverse relationship. Put simply, when the price on a bond increases, the yield …

11 simple truisms that define successful leadership

A 33 year career with a major corporation is a long run.<p>The opportunities I had to play leadership roles as president, business unit VP, marketing …

Cube Project Kona C:68 – the next to take on the Ironman Triathlon

With both the Ironman World Championships and the UCI Road Time Trial World Championships looming, it seems like this it the time to debut the latest …

Carbon Fiber

This map shows the explosive growth of underwater cables that power the global internet

Despite decades of growth, demand for more and faster internet connections continues to skyrocket. According to Cisco, total internet traffic for 2016 will exceed a zettabyte. (A one with 21 zeroes behind it.) That’s enough capacity to stream approximately 143 billion hours of Netflix video at …

4K Ultra HD

4 Visualization Techniques That Can Propel Your Success

I strongly believe in the power of visualization. We must “see that image” in our mind before we ever venture forth to manifest it.<p>Jim Carrey is one of my favorite examples of this. The famous comedian and actor was once a “wannabe.” I remember seeing a highlight of his appearance on "The Oprah …

How to Sneak More Savings Into Your Budget

We all have trouble saving money. Maybe you want to save more, but your budget is already tight, and every paycheck is spent before it’s even …

Here are 5 smart money moves for millennials who want to grow real wealth

You know you should save more, especially for retirement — but that's easier said than done if you're living paycheck to paycheck. You might even …

All new BMC Timemachine rides warp speed into Kona Ironman World Championships

‘Tis the season for major new triathlon bikes. We’ve already seen the wildly shaped Diamondback Andean and Cervelo P5X, which makes the new BMC look …

L-Sits Are an Amazing But Brutally Challenging Way to Build Core Strength

The L-Sit is the motherlode of core exercises, and requires a combination of strength, flexibility, and control in your arms, shoulders, abs, back, …

Brain tricks for better investing, the benefits of low-yield dividend stocks, and a new loonie outlook

Princeton University psychology professor Daniel Kahneman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for a series of studies popularized in his book "Thinking, Fast and Slow." Mr. Kahenman's work showed that the human brain has two separate systems for thinking and problem …

7 Tasks You Do Every Day That Waste Time and Cost Your Business Money

No business is 100 percent productive all day, every day. On-site employees will stand by the coffeepot in the morning, discussing last night’s game at length. Remote workers will take a few minutes to let the dog out or have a conversation with a neighbor, who stopped by. Both types of employees …

Samsung Electronics to make Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 chips: Electronic Times

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) will be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) next high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon chips, South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources.<p>Employees walk in the main office building of …

Samsung

Solar panels surpass coal-fired electricity in previously ‘unthinkable’ feat

Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in a historic year for getting energy from the sun in the UK, according to a …

Caelus lands massive oil discovery in Alaska

Oil and gas exploration firm Caelus has found a massive amount of oil waiting to be drilled up in northern Alaska.<p>In a press release Tuesday, the company announced its discovery could yield between 6 billion and 10 billion barrels of light oil -- which is recovered from the ground more easily than …

11 ways to outsmart your brain and be a better leader

Lisa Kepinski, Founder and Director, Inclusion Institute<p>Tinna Nielsen, Anthropologist and Founder, Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness<p>Good …

Shale Oil Didn't Kill Off Peak Oil

A number of recent articles have noted that “peak oil” seems to have fallen off the radar of most media and the public, and suggested that the rise of shale oil in the U.S. bears a large amount of the credit. Peak oilers respond that shale oil is unconventional and hard to produce, plus “the Bakken …

The 3 stages of failure in work and life — and how to overcome them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving success in any field. Anyone who masters their craft will face moments of doubt and somehow find the inner resolve to keep going.<p>If you want to build a …

The Startup's Ultimate Guide to Building a Strong Company Culture

A strong culture makes it a lot easier to stay the course and build a great company.<p><i>How should a new startup develop and sustain a strong company culture? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Team Building