Jacek Blaszczyk

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | 5 Likes | @JacekBlaszczyk | Keep up with Jacek Blaszczyk on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jacek Blaszczyk”

7 rookie investing mistakes — and how to avoid them

In the wake of the Great Recession, being a little wary of Wall Street is understandable. But it shouldn't keep you from investing in the stock market. In fact, not investing means you may be missing out on one of the greatest instruments for wealth-building out there.<p>But steering clear of stocks …

10 productivity tools every successful web developer relies on

As a web developer your job is to deliver high quality websites which can help users find what they are looking for, without being prevented by bugs …

Web Design

15 Best Apps to Optimize Your Android Smartphone

<b>Rooting</b>, for those of you who don’t have the foggiest idea, implies giving yourself root consents on your phone; it is the equivalence of …

3 Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market

There's a reason roughly half of Americans aren't invested in stocks. It's not because they aren't fans of higher returns on their money; it's because they're too worried about losing money to take the risk.<p>And make no mistake about it: The stock market <i>is</i> risky if you don't know what you're doing. …

Stack Overflow finds JavaScript is still king

Every year Stack Overflow surveys tens of thousands of developers through its service to gain insight into the state of development.<p>For 2016’s study 50,000 people responded from across the industry – and the findings are fascinating, as well as insightful.<p>The company found that JavaScript is still …

JavaScript

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made millionaires.<p>"From my research, I discovered …

If you want a high-paying job as a front-end developer, now's your chance to learn to code JavaScript for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Web development is an industry that is both growing and changing quickly. As more and more of our attention is paid to …

How This Entrepreneur Built a $16,000-an-Hour Private Jet Business

Thomas Flohr spends about 800 hours in the air each year. It’s not unusual for him to start the week in Los Angeles, meet with clients in New York, …

These 10 Student-Founded Startups Are the Most Valuable of All Time | Inc.com

It's not uncommon for an entrepreneur to have many failed businesses in their past by the time they find their stride. Colonel Sanders, the founder of fast food giant KFC, didn't get his start until he was already in retirement! In fact, his first social security check became part of his startup …

Startups

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

74 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Success

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” James Cameron<p>“Success usually comes to …

5 Signs You Are Not a True Leader After All | Inc.com

Leadership is a tricky topic. It requires an immense amount of experience in the trenches to learn the hard lessons. The below are lessons I have learned from true leaders themselves, Ron Gibori and Aaron Webber.<p>It's common for people to associate "leadership" with a title. A CEO is a "leader." The …

Leadership

Hot New York startup ClassPass is generating $100 million in revenue, and it just poached a VP from Amazon to be its new CTO

ClassPass sells a ~$125 per month membership program that lets users take fitness classes at a diverse group of studios and gyms, from widely known ones like Barry's Bootcamp and Flywheel to boutique shops offering barre, yoga, pilates, and more. The service is available in 39 markets in three …

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Start a Business | Inc.com

I've spent most of my career encouraging people to start businesses and advising them on how to run startups effectively. There is so much content around the coolness of entrepreneurship that it surrounds us. We all know that great fortunes are made in entrepreneurship, but in the annals of Inc., …

12 book recommendations from millionaire entrepreneurs

Every successful person has a favorite books list.<p>These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me.<p>Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship