Edward Anthony Telarroja

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Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

The Simple Secret to Being a Successful Investor

3 easy steps<p>“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Steve Jobs, the late Apple cofounder, once said. That applies not just to designing Macs and …

How transparency at work can help your team

Some companies think open floor plans, monthly staff meetings, and detailed reports equate to transparency. But these are just logistics: …

5 simple ways to invest $1,000 now

The unemployment rate continues to drift steadily lower, gas prices remain cheap relative to years past and the stock market continues to bump up against all-time highs. And as a result, many Americans are finally getting their finances back in order.<p>But what should they do with that extra cash …

Personal Finance

How to Make Soap at Home (Even if You Failed Chemistry)

I first started making soap at a time in my life when I was enamored with doing things the long way: baking all my own bread, making my own candy, knitting my own socks. It’s a rewarding, if time-consuming, approach to life, and it gave me a lasting appreciation for goods made with quality …

10 Books on Happiness and Success for Your Reading List

Being an entrepreneur is stressful work. You pour blood, sweat, and tears into making your business work. Even though it can test you down to your …

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

Secrets Second-Time Entrepreneurs Know About Managing Money

The failure rate of start-ups is close to 90%. So with 9 out of 10 start-ups headed for failure—and I speak from experience—financial management tops the list of challenges for first-time entrepreneurs.<p>Being aware, smart and surgical with your capital will not only make you one of the few …

Entrepreneurship

How to Fly in the Front of the Plane - on the Cheap, Maybe for Free

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Don’t kid yourself. Flying in coach is not nearly as nice as flying upfront, where there’s vastly more space, the drinks are …

Introduction

To determine the best places to invest in real estate right now, Realtor.com created a list which sorted through February housing and jobs data for 146 Metropolitan Areas (cities and their neighboring suburbs) across the U.S. The company looked at listing price data, sales data and inventory trends …

6 Lies They Teach in Business School

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Connections. Community. Mentorship. Immersion in management theory, market strategy and financial forecasting. A big, fat résumé boost.<p>The benefits of getting a business degree are multifold. But as many MBAs and their undergrad …

Entrepreneurship

Here's what two scientists think it will take to save the planet

Carroll visited Wilson's office at Harvard University for a free-ranging, hours-long chat. It covered concerns for the future and reminiscing about the past - and morphed into an idea for a global campaign to unite biologists behind the common cause of saving the natural world, a prerequisite for …

Biology

6 ways Vanguard has changed the way people invest

They celebrated the 40th birthday of The Vanguard Group last week in Malvern, Penn.<p>More accurately, they marked the passing of the date, May 1, 1975, …

Investing

Inside the Johns Hopkins finance class that's 'guaranteed' to get you a job on Wall Street

With precision she describes the discounted free cash-flow model she built of a food-services and construction company, and walks through its revenue-growth assumptions before making a recommendation on whether or not to invest.<p>Chu is not a wealth manager or an investment banker. Wearing flip-flops …

Markets

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

The Best Exercise for Each Muscle, According to Science

You’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the <i>perfect</i> workout that’ll save you time and give you the most bang for your buck; so we consulted the …

Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor [Book Review]

Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Tren Griffin<p>Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor – Description<p>Charlie …

The Anatomy of a Successful Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Here's what a successful entrepreneur looks like, by the numbers.<p>Some people were just born to be entrepreneurs, it seems.<p>I certainly feel that way. Before starting WordStream, I did consulting to bootstrap the software side of my business. Starting and building businesses is what I was meant to …

The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique Could Help You Fall Asleep In Just 60 Seconds, Scientist Claims

The majority of Brits find nodding off at night difficult, but a simple breathing technique could help us get all the sleep we need, according to one …

Sleep

The Best Way to Invest Money In IRAs

Investing in an IRA is different than investing in a standard brokerage account. Here's the best way to do it.<p>An IRA can be a great tool when trying …

Investing

Nerd-vana: How Nolan and Snyder Ruined Superhero Movies

How the combined visions of Christopher Nolan and Zack Snyder laid the groundwork for DC Comics’ moody, mirthless, and (so far) lame movie …

This Is How The Schedules Of Successful People Look Like

How do you spend your working day? Many people work the same amount of hours - but successful people will spend the time more productively.

THE GRACE OF KINGS by Ken Liu (Book One of the Dandelion Dynasty)

Few debut novels come loaded with as many high expectations as does Ken Liu’s <i>The Grace of Kings</i>. For starters, Ken Liu is the first writer to receive …

Meet the 17-year-old investor who tripled his money

Brandon Fleisher is making a fortune.<p>He has more than tripled his investments in two years -- from $48,000 to $147,000.<p>That might not sound like much, until you realize that Brandon is a 17-year-old high school senior. While many teens try for the perfect Instagram and Snapchat selfie, Brandon …

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Blue Chip Kids: What It Takes To Raise A Wall Street Whiz

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>You send your kids to school to be book-smart. You teach them life lessons so they’ll be street-smart.<p>But what’s the best way to set them up to be <i>money</i>-smart?<p>Startup investor and lawyer David W. Bianchi had this very question in mind in 2013 <b></b>when he set out …

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 2

<b>Key Points</b><p>Stocks, bonds and cash are the building blocks of your portfolio.<br>• It's important to understand the different types of stocks and bonds and why one may be a better choice than another.<br>• Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds can simplify your investment selection.<p>Dear Readers,<p>Last week I …

Investing