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Common Phrases in Puerto Rico

Most Puerto Ricans speak both Spanish and English, but they also speak "Puerto Rican," which is a collection of words and phrases unique to the …

The Only 10 Debt-Free Companies in the S&P 500

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 11<p>Debt free is the way to be<p>Low interest rates made taking on debt to finance everything from new buildings to share …

Investing

What it’s like to live in a well-governed country

From Canada to Botswana, these six nations consistently rank highest for their progressive social policies, trust in government and effective justice system.<p>What makes a country well-run? Whether minimising corruption or spearheading educational and medical initiatives, governments around the world …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work | Inc.com

You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small crowd of people gathered around one individual.<p>She's not doing much talking, yet it appears that people are gravitating to her …

George Mason

Inside the Mind of Courtney Dauwalter: The Record-Breaking, Tough-as-a-Tank Ultra Runner

“About 12 miles from the finish, my vision starting blurring from the sides. It was gradual at first. I thought maybe it was my contacts acting up or …

Marathons

The Top 9 Retirement Destinations

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 10<p>Perfect places to retire<p>Many of us dream of retirement. We may imagine ourselves golfing more, or gardening more, or just …

Real Estate

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

The 11 countries with the lowest levels of public debt

The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Survey examines the financial health and risks of countries around the world.<p>Many maintain low levels of public debt thanks to large supplies of natural resources, while others have pursued liberal market reforms which have made fiscal discipline a …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Walmart Moves From Traditional Retailer To High-Tech Innovator

How does any company compete with Amazon? For most businesses, the matchup would be a David versus Goliath story. A small business or local retailer must learn how to differentiate itself from its big box or online competitors to succeed. But, what happens when one big retailer competes …

eCommerce

Why China can't get enough of QR codes

The world's second largest economy is on the fast track to ditching cash.<p>Hundreds of millions of shoppers in China increasingly use their smartphones to buy everything from designer handbags to street snacks. At the heart of the country's digital payments boom are QR codes, two-dimensional images …

QR codes

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Analytics

Installing external R packages to use with SQL Server 2017

By: Siddharth Mehta | Read Comments | Related Tips: More > SQL Server 2017<p>Problem<p>SQL Server 2017 supports execution of R scripts from T-SQL as part …

SQL Servers

How GitHub Employees Use GitHub For Projects Beyond Coding

Hubbers found that their online tool, designed for managing large software projects, works for any collaborative process.<p>You may not know about GitHub if you’re not a programmer. To those in the software business, GitHub or rival products like Atlassian Jira, are essential for dividing up coding …

China's ecommerce giants are forcing sellers to go cheap, whether they like it or not

As the Amazons of China try to elbow each other out of the way, a couple of retailers are coming forward to reveal some of the lengths that China's …

Myers-Briggs Just Revealed Why Entrepreneurs Create So Much Conflict

There is a personality type for creating a vision and leading a team. I have it. Years ago, what I failed to realize is that I didn't have the personality type to manage effectively.<p>"As a boss, you're a terrible communicator."<p>This was a conversation that took place quite a few years ago during my …

Leadership

7 Newsletters Online Entrepreneurs Should Subscribe to

Getting to the next level in your business may be only a few quick shifts or tweaks away.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No business is built in isolation or in a vacuum. Many entrepreneurs have coaches and mentors who lead the way and guide them along the journey of …

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

A daily cup of coffee ends up costing a lot more than you think

Americans looking for ways to contribute to retirement funds can similarly look to their daily purchases — such as their morning cup of coffee — for potential savings, according to a Vanguard Blog for Advisors post by Frank Kinniry.<p>"By pocketing the $3.50 for coffee each day and investing it …

Gary Vaynerchuk Says to Go 'All In' On This Social Media Strategy | Inc.com

In his keynote at AdExchanger's Industry Preview, Gary Vaynerchuk (marketing mogul and entrepreneur), had this to say:<p>"If you're a practitioner, if you really had to sell to survive, you would realize that the most under-priced ad product right now is Facebook advertising. If you had to sell to …

Marketing

Why I Am Killing a Startup That Has Over 100,000 Customers

Having sold a startup for $1 million, this founder knows the importance of looking past short-term success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Davide De Guz is the CEO of ClickMeter, a business that has 100,000+ businesses as customers, including PayPal, USPS, AT&T and …

This 17-Year-Old Sums Up in 1 Paragraph What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

If you follow my column, by now you're familiar with the ethos of servant leadership, which I often write about and firmly believe to be the best leadership philosophy on the planet.<p>But don't just take my word for it. The CEOs of some of the best and brightest companies in the world -- including …

Leadership

How to Make Money in Real Estate, Even If You're Not in the Real Estate Business

You can prosper in property regardless of what business you're in.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I founded a financial services company 24 years ago, I was focused on my core business -- hiring the right people, navigating arcane regulations and recruiting clients.<p>…

5 Lessons I Learnt After I Left My Cubicle

One thing every employed person should do, apart from saving is to identify a small start-up<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Today, the world is experiencing economic instability and jobs …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are using stay interviews to get fresh insight into improving the work environment or their …

Employee Engagement

Are you too old to get a job?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When New York City employment attorney Lori B. Rassas wrote “The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 …

Educational YouTube Channels For Day Traders

Educational YouTube Channels For Day Traders<p>Add some free videos to your trading education<p>Updated February 15, 2017<p>Video is sometimes better than …

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly. | Inc.com

The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 clients a whopping <b>$3 Billion dollars</b>. Then he told their senior leaders why he was certain that he would be back doing the exact same thing in 10 …

Self-improvement

Here's Why Bosses at Google Are Not Allowed to Hire, Fire, or Promote Employees | Inc.com

Being a manager at Google is a bit different from being a manager anywhere else. That's because the company makes nearly all decisions by consensus, explains Kim Scott, the bestselling author of <i>Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity.</i> Scott once led Adsense and YouTube at …

Employment

This guy took a Facebook project people hated, made them love it ... and catapulted into an incredible career

The purchase seems almost quaint now, when the Valley is overrun with billion-dollar startups, but it blew the minds of Silicon Valley at the time.<p>It was also the turning point in the career for one early Facebook employee, Pete Hunt.<p>Today Hunt is the cofounding CEO of a security startup called …