John Symmonds

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7 Free Educational Personal Finance Resources

Is anyone else ever appalled by the distinct lack of financial literacy in America? It seems like most financially-minded people I speak with are, …

Our five golden rules for DIY investing

DIY investors are not left wanting for information offering to help them find a home for their money. In fact, it can be difficult to separate the sage wisdom from the old wives' tales.<p>The only thing you know for certain is that no one really knows where markets are heading – and they wouldn’t tell …

10 ways to implement your great business idea

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><b>1. Look for pain points, don’t wait for the ‘Eureka’ moment</b><p>A sustainable business should generate out of a pain point, which in other words, is …

Small Business

10 Books Worth Reading for Entrepreneurs

What are some of the best books that an entrepreneur should read? These 10 are a good start for inspiration and guidance for your venture.<p>If there’s …

Self-improvement

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Microsoft just made a deal with Chinese internet company Baidu, where Baidu will provide an easy way for customers to download a licensed version of Windows 10.</b> In return, these Windows computers will have Baidu as their default search engine instead of Microsoft's Bing, and Baidu.com as their …

Three Words That Should Be Banned: Work-Life Balance

Jeena Cho<p>When I lead workshops on reducing stress, anxiety, and increasing productivity, a topic that often comes up is the idea of work-life …

Work-life Balance

Lessons From a 91-Year-Old Entrepreneur That Are Still Relevant Today

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with 91-year-old entrepreneur Jack Nadel to ask him how he has been able to achieve sustainable success in a wide range of industries over a 70 year span of time.<p>Nadel started his …

Entrepreneurship

6 Ways to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused in a Distracted World

While raising my four kids I played traffic cop. Really. They all wanted my attention, all at the same time. Often I’d find myself holding out one hand, fingers outstretched with palms facing forward signaling, “stop”, while using the other hand to call one specific child towards me so he/she could …

Don't Be a Miserable Success: 5 Ways to Build a Great Business and a Great Life

If we have both financial success and personal joy in our lives, we can be unstoppable as entrepreneurs. But the fact is, there are far too many business owners out there who are hugely successful but extremely miserable. I've been there myself.<p>Ask yourself: Is my business helping me lead a deeply …