Eric Stringer

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Proof That The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Are Older Ones

Here’s refreshing news for Boomers and Gen Xers, especially women considering starting businesses after 50 (who I’ve been writing about this year): When it comes to launching a successful business, youth is not the magic elixir.<p>“Successful entrepreneurs are middle-aged, not young,” according to <i>Age</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Blacks, Native Americans and Whites: A Tale of Three Peoples.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) As European settlements inched west, Black, white and Native Americans, fleeing forced labor within their confines, melted into the …

The Bullet Journal helped me get my life in order — and it can seriously help you, too

If you’re like me, you’re probably juggling a few organizational methods at once.<p>Until recently, my system involved a combination of cryptic …

Leslie Knope

Save at Least $3 by Making Cocktail Sauce at Home

A quick homemade cocktail sauce can save money, avoid waste, and taste great at the same time. Since it isn't useful for much beyond seafood, …

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have to complete into our day? No matter how much we have to do, we should still try our best to complete it all in one day, even if it seems impossible. We […]

3 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have …

Business Lessons From Beyond The Shark Tank

<i>The negotiations end. The deal is struck. Everyone hugs and high-fives.</i><p>Now what?<p>In my article, <i>In The Shark Tank It's All About Valuation</i>, I discussed how the Sharks arrive at their valuations. But the show also offers insights into other aspects of business while providing an entertaining glimpse …

Investing

Bible And Quran Text Analysis Reveals 'Violence' More Common In Old And New Testament

An analysis of the Bible and the Quran has found that violence and destruction are discussed more frequently in Christian scripture than in the …

A Story That Has 'Never Been Told'

Edward Baptist's "The Half Has Never Been Told" was published in September 2014. I found my way into it in the summer of 2015 (record time for me; …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

Meg Whitman: We just signed a big deal to help Microsoft sell its Amazon-killer cloud

HPE is going to partner with Microsoft to sell Microsoft's cloud, Azure, HPE CEO Meg Whitman told analysts on the quarterly conference call on Tuesday.<p>She said that HP "reached an agreement with Microsoft" in which HP will sell Microsoft Azure as its "preferred cloud alternative." In exchange, HP …

Microsoft reduces free OneDrive storage and removes unlimited option

Just over a year after it started offering unlimited OneDrive cloud storage for Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft is going back on the deal. Complaining that too many users were taking advantage of the unlimited space to store entire movie collections, hours of recorded video, and entire PC …

Don't miss your shot at this hidden $100 billion business

Then stick around because today you have the opportunity to do exactly that. And if you jump aboard this high-flyer now, you could be looking at incredible returns before all is said and done.<p>Got your attention yet?<p>Good. Because some people out there who are a lot smarter than me believe this …

5 Tips For Jumping From Employee To Entrepeneur

Shares 0<p><b>When coaching yourself to success, don’t forget to build the right foundation.</b><p>—<p>Are you an Entrepreneur or a Want-to-preneur? We all know …

Amazon's Secret Weapon Is Making Money Like Crazy

Outside of its core retailing business, Amazon has had its share of stumbles. Its tablet has disappointed, its original programming (excepting</i> …

How your iMessages and Amazon purchases are driving the tech megadeal frenzy

It's just the latest multi-billion dollar deal in the tech industry this year, following Intel's takeover of Altera, Avago's acquisition of Broadcom, and Dell's $67 billion takeover of EMC.<p>What's behind many of these transactions are huge shifts in the way we capture and store data — be it cell …

Pump up your resume with these top-flight certifications [Deals]

In an age of increasing specialization, stepping up a career means showing certification. That’s especially true in the realm of information technology, and the CompTIA certification is one of the most widely recognized in the business. This CompTIA A+ test prep bundle and will make sure you’re …

Project Management

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

MacTrast Deals: Ultimate Data & Analytics Bundle

- Oct 2, 2015<p>Today’s businesses create mountains of data, and they need employees that can effectively analyze it! The Ultimate Data & Analytics …

9 Innate Leadership Skills You Already Have But Aren’t Using

Entrepreneurship is all about leading – leading customers to a new product or service, leading a startup team to peak performance, and leading a new …

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

A new firmware worm can infect Macs without a data connection

Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown.<p>Wired reports that security researchers Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson demonstrated a …

Atlas, the new home for charts and data

Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com.<p>This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens our journalism by offering readers better access to the data and visualizations in so many of …

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Inside Obama’s Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …

3 great barbecue sauces you can make this weekend

If you love outdoor cooking there's nothing like spending quality time over a hot grill, whether you're grilling steaks or chicken, or slow-cooking brisket or ribs. But often it's that signature touch — a thoughtfully honed sauce — that takes your creation to a whole new level.<p>And while you can …

7 Essential Chicken, Plus Marinade, Recipes for Summer

Chicken is the bird of summer. It’s relatively healthy, grills up fast, and changes its character, depending on what you marinate it with, and how …