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44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Leadership

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last)

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task, and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted.<p>Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret …

Employment

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a purchase. Buying stocks involves setting up a brokerage account, …

Investing

How marketing will change in 2017

With more than one-fourth of 2017 over, many businesses feel pressured to achieve the goals they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. Next year’s resolutions are months away, but there are still changes happening this year that will heavily influence the practice of marketing in years …

How to Start Your Own Vending Machine Business

How to Start a Vending Machine Business<p>A vending machine business can be an ideal business opportunity<p>Updated March 02, 2018<p>Are you looking for a new …

This ex-Googler got backing from Peter Thiel and Max Levchin to build a LinkedIn killer

Pete Johnston's plan to build "the world's most badass recruitment engine" could put a dent in Microsoft's plans to wring money from LinkedIn's 500 …

Startups

Easily The Best Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes

Give me all of these rn. K, thanks, bye.<p>Servings: 5-6<p>13 4-lb russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons garlic, minced<p>2 tablespoons rosemary, finely chopped<p>1 teaspoon black pepper<p>More salt & pepper to taste<p>Small handful fresh parsley …

The Hottest New Way of Investing in Silicon Valley Comes With a Big Catch

It’s too late to invest in Airbnb Inc. but a company that bills itself as the Airbnb of cloud computer storage is raising cash -- and anyone with an …

5 Reasons Why You'll Never Be Rich

When is the last time that you did a financial life check?<p>Whether you live paycheck to paycheck or earn a sizeable salary, your financial habits may be creating obstacles on your path to building sustainable wealth.<p>The path to prosperity is not driven by how much you earn, but rather the smart …

Apps | The Next Web

All stories in Apps<p>Google's no frills Podcasts app is the start of something beautiful<p>Google is announcing the launch of Podcasts for Android. Finally, there's a first party solution for podcast listeners on ...<p>Tristan Greene<p>Adobe's Project Rush is a new all-in-one app for video creators<p>If you've …

Apps

The 19 Best Exercises For Ab Day

Bored of regular ol' crunches? Add these simple yet effective exercises to your next ab-day routine and you're guaranteed to feel so sore, it'll hurt to laugh.<p>Begin in a plank position. Jump your feet to the outside of your hands, coming into a deep squat and keeping your hands on the floor.<br>• Jump …

15 Reasons To Consider Self-Employment

Dear Liz,<p>For years I’ve thought about leaving the corporate world to start my own consulting business.<p>I’m attracted to self-employment for the usual reasons. It would be great to be my own boss.<p>I’m a hard worker but I work best on my own schedule and I hate to have to arrive at an office by a …

Employment

Moats And Machines: How Warren Buffett Analyzes a Business

Warren Buffett knows great financials are critical to the success of any business, they are really just outcomes from having a strong "machine" and an impenetrable "moat" for your business.<p>When you ask most CEOs about their vision for their business, they usually give you an answer built around …

Business Strategy

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

5 financial goals to set in 2017

The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future.<p>Here are five financial goals to consider setting in 2017. Pick a few or pick them all. Either way, you'll be on the path to a better financial picture this time next year.<p>Set a budget<p>Knowing …

How Small Actions Help You Take Control of Your Finances

Last year, I wanted to write a book. It seemed like an impossible task. But I figured, “if I can write a long blog post, I can surely write one …

Personal Finance

These Entrepreneurs Show You Can Start a Business at Any Age

It's never too late or too early.<p>Magazine Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>You're never too young or too old to start a business. So, if you're feeling discouraged because of your age, …

Entrepreneurship

Behind the Lens: 2016 Year in Photographs

For the eighth and final time, I am presenting my annual Year in Photographs.<p>All of them were taken either by me or a White House photographer on my …

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship