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'Millennipreneurs' Are Starting More Businesses, Targeting Higher Profits

A new generation of entrepreneurs has arrived, and they’re already outperforming their parents.<p>They’re the “millennipreneurs,” as a new survey puts …

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person (Infographic)

Confidence. You’re not born with it. Well, probably not. Like muscle mass, you build it up over time. Many of us don’t, though. We sheepishly slog through life at half-strength, not even close to living up to our full potential, at work, in love, you name it. How sad is that?<p>Truth is, we don’t have …

The 9 Realities of Working for Yourself

Working for yourself can amount to the most awesome and rewarding choice you'll ever make...but only if you do it right.<p>I feel like I've been hired by <i>Dateline</i> to write this exposé (related: if <i>you</i> are a <i>Dateline</i> producer, have your people call my people--we'll do lunch).<p>Time and time again, I hear …

How one CEO went from a teenage runaway living in an Indian slum to founding a billion-dollar company

The 17-year-old applied to the business-plan contest, submitting his idea to empower women by connecting them to the internet free. His return address was in the slum, near the water tank, he says.<p>Mitra did not know that this ad would be his exit route.<p>With one initial public offering under his …

All about sodium cyanide, the extremely toxic chemical found in vast quantities at the Tianjin explosion site

Officials investigating a huge explosion at a warehouse in Tianjin in China have discovered a store of 700 tonnes of sodium cyanide—more than 70 times the legal limit allowed. Cyanide has a particularly unpleasant reputation and finding it at a major disaster site is far from welcome. However, if …

How This Google Veteran Quit Her Job to Launch One of America's Fastest-Growing Businesses

The five-year-old company, led by Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, uses an algorithm that can link purchases made across users' devices.<p>For Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, getting a PhD in information theory from Stanford was merely a "stint" on the path to something greater. Her true passion, she says, is …

Gold is undervalued for the first time since 2009

Investors are full of "bearish sentiment" with two-thirds saying a Chinese recession and an emerging market debt crisis are the two biggest tail risks out there. Tail risks being events you don't expect to happen, but are possible.<p>Cash holdings are up at 5.2%, near the record 5.5% seen in the wake …

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

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India-born CEOs are taking the U.S. by storm

Google. Microsoft. Pepsi. MasterCard. Adobe. Harmon.<p>What do these companies have in common? They are all run by India-born CEOs, part of a generation of talented students who left their home country and rose to the top of some of the world's largest corporations.<p>Sundar Pichai, Google's new CEO, is …

The One Skill That's More Important Than Selling for a Startup Founder

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is an often-heard adage in the investment world that, when placing capital into a startup, you're investing in the founder(s) much more than the idea. The reason such a blanket statement exists is because it's absolutely true -- a …

Malaysia PM sacks top officials over corruption probe ahead of Cameron visit

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, whom David Cameron is set to meet on Thursday, moves to tackle a growing scandal that threatens his hold on office<p>Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak on Tuesday replaced his deputy premier and sacked his attorney general amid a growing scandal that threatens …

Millennials’ lack of debt may be a sign of trouble

A long-quiet gauge of household financial stress is flashing a bizarre warning signal about millennials.<p>Insolvency filings by consumers have started to edge higher after a long decline that began after the last recession. As has already been widely noted, the share of insolvencies accounted for by …

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Maddie Ziegler interview: the tiny dancer with 1bn YouTube views

Thanks to the jaw-dropping music videos she made with Sia, Maddie Ziegler is now famous around the world. But how does a 12-year-old cope with international stardom?<p>She is only 12 years old but her dance videos have been viewed over a billion times on YouTube. As the public face of the reclusive …

3 Tests to See if Your New Business Model Might Rock

It isn't enough to be different. You need to be different in one of the right ways.<p>Google's new wireless service venture, Project Fi, may or may not ultimately be successful. At the moment it works only with a Nexus 6 phone and isn't price competitive for individuals (or families with shared data) …

Google has a secret ‘bench’ program that keeps execs at the company even when they’re not leading anything

Google’s bench of veteran executives and engineers is deep and packed with familiar faces, and it’s no accident.<p>The Internet company’s obsession with prized engineers and product gurus, and its competitive instinct to keep them away from rivals, means that certain executives can essentially rotate …

Alibaba delivers robust growth, investors cheer

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story gave the incorrect fourth quarter net income for Alibaba. It was $419 million.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — For Alibaba investors, it's all about the growth.<p>The Chinese e-commerce giant reported revenue climbed 45% for the quarter ended in March as …

Magna in good position to build Apple, Google vehicles, CEO says

Magna International Inc. would be an ideal partner to manufacture vehicles for Apple Inc., Google Inc., or other new entrants that might decide to jump into the automotive business, Magna chief executive officer Don Walker says.<p>"We are, in my opinion, the best contract manufacturer in the world," …

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In Asean Chair, Malaysia Cringes on South China Sea

A curious silence has fallen on the Malaysian government when it comes to guarding its territory and sea rights in the South China Sea.<p>This week’s …

L.A. sues Wells Fargo, alleging 'unlawful and fraudulent conduct'

Rigid sales quotas at<p>Wells FargoBank have driven employees to open unauthorized accounts for customers, sticking them with bogus fees and damaging their credit, according to a city of Los Angeles lawsuit that echoes a Times investigation.<p>The civil complaint, filed Monday in state court in Los …

Will UberEATS And UberRUSH Drive Company Value?

Uber isn’t just about picking up people and delivering people. No, according to reports, Uber drivers are, or soon will be, delivering restaurant meals and purchases from merchants, as well.<p>Uber has launched UberEATS in Chicago and New York after testing the food delivery service in Barcelona and …

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How Startups Have Impacted the Hotel Industry

If you’ve been keeping up with current events, you’ve probably heard about Airbnb’s recent legal problems. For those who aren’t aware, cities like …

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Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions

On its top ten acquisitions alone, it has spent more than $24.5 billion dollars.<p>That's a lot of money, but Google has learned how to make the most of those purchases. Time Magazine recently wrote that the company had "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because its so good at …

Taiwan Stocks To Rebound, Financial Companies Best Picks: Nomura

Taiwan stocks fell on Friday ahead amid worries about growth, particularly in its all-important tech businesses. However, shares are likely to recover and continue a rally that has added 14% to the main index of the Taiwan Stock Exchange in the past year, according to a report last week by Nomura …

Google is making a giant change this week that could crush millions of small businesses

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>About 60% of online traffic now comes from mobile …

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

The Ten Worst Things You Can Do In A Negotiation

The best negotiator I knew always acted like an idiot. He acted so well that I thought he was really stupid. I also thought at the time that he was …