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How To Keep Growing Your Business After You Reach $1M Per Year

A mentor of mine once told me that a business that makes $100,000 in a year is different from a business that makes $500,000 in a year, a business that makes $500,000 a year is different from a business that makes $1 million a year, and so on. He also told me that the person who is successful at …

To Build a Career Network, Just Remember One Thing

For the most part, networking is a long game.<p>Sure, something good might come out of your first encounter with someone, but more often than not, …

Revealed: The world's cheapest stock markets

Analysis for the Telegraph highlights the cheapest stock markets - and shows how to back them<p>Buy low, sell high. It is a simple formula for investment success, but with so many ways to measure a market, and with conflicting results, following it can be difficult.<p>To help, we today highlight three …

How job recruiters screen you on LinkedIn

There are over 433 million users on LinkedIn and many of them — though not all — are probably competing for the same jobs. Investors have scored big …

Employment

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

Here's what outstanding leaders do almost instinctively. Do you share those instincts?<p>Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an …

6 Surprising Tactics Of An Unassuming Billionaire

At this year’s South by Southwest Conference, I had the opportunity to spend time with Scott Cook, founder of Intuit. It was the first time we had the chance to connect since my company, Docstoc, was acquired by them.<p>Scott is a staple on the Forbes Billionaire List. A self-made man, he built his …

Job Seekers: Don't Forget To Prepare Questions For The Employer

The job interview I was conducting had been going well. The candidate, “Eric” (name changed), was intelligent, articulate, experienced, and met the majority of the job requirements. Near the end of the interview I paused. <i>“Now that I’ve spent the last 45 minutes asking you questions, do you have any</i> …

Now Wall Street fat cats really are overweight

Those money managers. What a riot they are. What a pack of cards.<p>New evidence out this week shows that the people managing the world’s wealth are …

Investing

What five smart bulls say now

We hear far too much from gurus and strategists who have consistently missed the boat. But what about those who have been on the money? I’m talking, …

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FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.<p>Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: …

The Lasting Power of “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Anything that’s any good seems to be about pretty much everything. “Inside Llewyn Davis” isn’t a documentary about the folk-music scene; it’s about the existential tricks of time—the terrible, subtle blow that knocks a person from the vanguard to the sidelines, from the promise of youth to the …

The Great Fratsby

A man of humble upbringing decides that he will become a millionaire. For several years, wealth is his only goal, because he desperately wants everything else that comes from being rich. He reinvents himself along the way, transcending his roots, presenting a phony, tony name as his public face to …

Forbes Greatest Hits: One of the fastest growing careers is in desperate need of new talent http://onforb.es/1j9TliM

20 ways to find your calling http://onforb.es/1b8NoJ7 #forbesgreatesthits Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let's get started.

Gladwell vs. Simmons V

The evolution of celebrity and the PED debate highlight another illuminating email exchange between Malcolm Gladwell and Bill Simmons<p><i>Editor’s note:</i> …

Chris Paul

The Best (Nonfiction) Baseball Books...

<b>Baseball's hold on the American</b> imagination may have loosened somewhat in recent decades, thanks to the NFL, NBA, and, uh, NASCAR, but no other sport has inspired the wealth of literature that baseball has. From memoirs and biographies to essays and historical accounts, here are twenty immensely …

Book Recommendations from Nassim Taleb

<b>Solid Book on Interventionism, Should be Mandatory Reading in Foreign Affairs.</b> This is an outstanding book on the side effects of interventionism, …

Thalmic Labs raises $14.5M to make the MYO armband the next big thing in gesture control - http://tcrn.ch/11Y7MNZ

Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331”

For Ars, three crackers have at 16,000+ hashed passcodes—with 90 percent success.<p>In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars deputy editor …

The 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30

Entrepreneurship

Insight: No more easy pickings in Russia's banking market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign banks that once treated Russia as virgin land where easy money could be made are now finding it a cut-throat market tougher than some bargained for.<p>Pedestrians walk past a Raiffeisen Bank branch in Moscow May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin<p>While players such as Citi …

Hangout With Greg Davies: Behavioural Investing - Application for Financial Planners

Set your reminders for 2:00pm on Wednesday 22nd of May for the next AdviserHangout. My guest this time is <b>Greg B Davies, Head of Behavioural and</b> …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …