Joshua Dark

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Actress Turned Entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar Shares Her Recipe For Startup Success

“Baking is a billion-dollar industry that has not been modernized,” says Sarah Michelle Gellar, cofounder of subscription-based baking kit startup Foodstirs.<p>Last September, Gellar joined friend and PR specialist Galit Laibow and former Martha Stewart exec Gia Russo to launch their culinary …

Tony Robbins's 4 Secrets to Success (It's Not About the Money)

In a recent interview, the best-selling author and motivational speaker laid out the basic principles of happiness. (Hint: It's really not about money)<p>Tony Robbins believes emotions are the most important factors that determine success.<p>"Emotions are everything," Robbins said. "Success without …

The Real Joy Mangano on the Biggest Challenges of Building a $3 Billion Empire

The iconic inventor of the Miracle Mop, and real-life inspiration behind the movie Joy, opens up about the secrets and challenges of building a $3 billion empire based on household products.<p>There's been a lot of buzz around Joy Mangano lately, the famed creator of the Miracle Mop, a widely …

How to ask for a raise: 7 ways to negotiate more money in the new year

If you've never summoned the will to ask for a raise, you're definitely not alone.<p>Fifty-six percent of people have never asked for a raise, and 49 percent of new employees accept the first offer they're given without negotiating, according to CareerBuilder.com.<p>If you're one of those people, TODAY …

Employment

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Yahoo is prepping to lay off 10% or more of its workforce.</b> Sources familiar with the matter say the company is planning to reduce its headcount by more than 1,000, and cuts may start this month.<p><b>2. Snapchat is closing down its Lens Store after just two months and focusing on its ads business.</b> It …

Tim Cook

7 Famous People Who Took Big Career Risks and Never Looked Back

Mark Zuckerberg once told a group of young entrepreneurs at Y Combinator’s Startup School in Palo Alto that it’s risky <i>not</i> to take chances. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks,” he said. And it seems he was right: If we’ve …

This Is Why So Many Startups Aren’t Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

Self-help

The 11-Point Checklist That Will Help You Decide If Your Startup Idea Is Actually Worth Pursuing

Use this list to gain the confidence you need to finally start a business in 2016.<p>Having too many ideas may be the norm for the majority of entrepreneurs, but it can also be overwhelming and lead to the inability to move forward. Too many choices can actually derail our success and leave us no …

5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

There are so many things I wish I would have known before I embarked on the entrepreneurial journey that could have saved me a lot of headaches. But I think as entrepreneurs, one of our responsibilities is to serve as mentors for others, so in this article, I'm going to share the five things I feel …

Entrepreneurship

This Entrepreneur Is Donating the $150 Million She Made Selling Her Company

Diane Greene, a member of Google's board, sold her cloud computing startup Bebop Technologies to the search giant's parent company for $380 million.<p>Google's parent company Alphabet just revealed that it paid $380 million to buy a stealth startup called Bebop Technologies founded by Google board …

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World

From 3-D-printed body parts to a world powered entirely by battery, here are some of the most innovative tech and science breakthroughs of the year.<p>Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their …

24 Inspiring Quotes to Keep You Moving Toward Your Dream

No one said starting up and growing a business was easy. Stay inspired and focused on achieving your goals.<p>Starting a new business is tough. According to the Small Business Administration, about 65 percent of all businesses fail within 10 years after they are launched. There are the challenges of …

From Procrastination to Profit and Power

Your business isn't generating the kind of income you were hoping for. You feel like your brand is stagnating. You're struggling to come up with valuable content to share with your followers.<p>If this sounds like you, I can tell you something: <b>you're procrastinating.</b> You're procrastinating on sharing …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Tony Robbins

25 Business Lessons of Tony Robbins and 23 Life Lessons of Warren Buffett (Tony Robbins, money, business, success, investing, Warren Buffett, famous …

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nutrition

22 engineering jobs that pay $110,000 or more

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest professional organization for engineers, conducts an annual salary survey.<p>In the one released in 2015, involving more than 12,000 of its US members, median compensation (salary + bonuses, etc.) across all types of engineering …

Engineers Create Gold Aerogel That's Almost As Light As Air

Gold is a genuinely fascinating material. It’s incredibly rare, created only during the most powerful stellar explosions in the universe. It’s …

5 Ways To Use Your Job To Prepare For Your Own Business

<i>How you can use your time, experiences, and contacts on your current job to greatly improve your chances of success when you finally start your own</i> …

Small Business

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

Juno stock skyrockets after Celgene invests $1 billion to change the way cancer is treated

Shares of Seattle-based biotech startup Juno Therapeutics spiked more than 60 percent in after-hours trading on Monday after the company announced a …

Facebook made a huge move this week that could lead to its next billion-dollar business

Earlier this week, Facebook made a big change to its chat app, Messenger: It’s no longer requiring people to have a Facebook account to join.<p>On the surface, that’s exciting for people who don’t want to join Facebook, but still want a non-SMS-based way to communicate with their friends.<p>Mostly …