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9 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, of course you want to be successful. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents. But for the majority of small business owners, success means that and much more. It also means healthy relationships, fulfilling work, and giving back.<p>If you’re striving for …

TED Talks

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5' | Inc.com

Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to make yourself look busier than you really are, but rather, …

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How to spot and prepare for a bear market

Nothing strikes fear in investors quite like a bear market.<p>These perilous periods occur when stock prices plunge, erasing 20% or more of the market’s value, leaving investors to wonder how low stocks will go — and how much money they’ll lose<b>.</b> Portfolios hemorrhage during these downturns, which on …

Stock Markets

The First Step to Becoming a Great Leader Is Becoming a Great Follower

Look up to the likes of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs, but understand there is a crucial first step before reaching those heights.<p>Let's be honest, admiring the likes of Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is inspiring, but it can also be intimidating. While these larger-than-life leaders show us what's possible, …

Burnout: is delegation the answer to dealing with stress at work?

SME bosses who try to do everything themselves, rather than building effective teams to reduce stress at work, risk missing out on opportunities and being hit by burnout.<p>Chief executive. Bookkeeper. Customer service rep. Social media manager. When you’re a founder of a small business, wearing a …

The Single Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Employees

As leaders, we are always looking for the right questions to ask our people. When our employees are faced with a challenge it's tempting to give them advice or to tell them what they need to do, but by doing so you impede their growth and cheat yourself from getting some potentially fresh and …

Your Greatest Competitive Advantage Today

There was a time when having a pretty good product or service in a market where you knew your customers and they knew you were all that it took to have a successful business. Today, a product or service that is only "pretty good" places you on a path toward irrelevance.<p>While the majority of people …

Annuities: The Good, Bad and Ugly You Should Know | Investopedia

We constantly get asked about annuities and if they are a good option for retirement planning. Like most financial planning questions, I would answer …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

Decade by decade, these are our worst money mistakes

Now, this is useful. A writer for the Wall Street Journal looks at the money mistakes people make in every decade from their twenties to their sixties and beyond. It's a great reminder that personal finance isn't an absolute thing. Sure, there are broad, universally applicable principles like …

Millennial Leaders’ Secrets To Productive Meetings

<i>This piece originally appeared on MillennialMagazine.com.</i><p>Business meetings are a necessary evil in life. However, productive meetings can be a great …

Apps can teach you all about the stock market, but be careful

Grant Regimbal, 19, has a favorite smartphone game. It isn't Angry Birds or Candy Crush.<p>It's Robinhood, an app that lets you quickly buy and sell …

How the Hell Does This Ratty E34 BMW Run Away From a Bugatti Veyron?

We seriously have no idea. Watch for yourself.<p>We're presenting this largely without context, because frankly we have none, aside from what you see: A Bugatti Veyron, that 1,001-hp hypercar that basically ends all conversations about fast, powerful super-machines, lined up against . . . an old BMW …

Bank of Canada urges ‘Star Trek’ fans to stop ‘Spocking’ their fivers

Bank of Canada is pleading with <i>Star Trek</i> fans to stop “Spocking” its five dollar bills. Since Leonard Nimoy’s death, Canadian folks have been …

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A few weeks ago, we had a customer contact us regarding his E60 BMW M5. He expressed to us that he had been contemplating whether or not to bite the …

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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold.<p>Though I hadn't touched the dashboard, the vents in the …

The Craziest Bike You'll See All Week - the Akrapovič

Akrapovič is in the business of making high performance exhaust systems for motorcycles; they are not in the business of making motorcycles, usually. …

2015 Six-Way Superbike Track Shootout + Video

Rejoice, sportbike fans, as 2015 is bound to go down as the year of the liter-class superbike. After riding this latest crop of superbikes at their …

Extreme Sports

BMW says no more manuals, M cars capped at 600 hp

BMW appears to be approaching a big change in the way that it handles performance. First, the clutch pedal may be a goner from future M models, based on recent statements from the division's boss, Frank van Meel. We also might not be seeing any significant increases in horsepower from some of these …

Uber just lost a labor commission suit in California

The California Labor Commission has ruled that an Uber driver for the company should be classified as an employee rather than as an independent …

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New Ducati Stability System Makes Crashing Near Impossible

I’m sitting on a new Ducati Multistrada in a large paved lot. A light sprinkling turns into a downpour as I listen intently to a Ducati rep tell me …

Turner BMW Z4 GT3 of Bret Curtis finishes second at Detroit's Belle Isle

The Turner BMW Z4 GT3 of Bret Curtis finishes second in an exciting fight to the finish line today in Round 10 at Detroit’s Belle Isle and the …

Motorsport

The BMW M2 at the Testing at the 'Ring

The M2 is easily the most anticipated production of 2015 from BMW for us and our readers. So when it turns a wheel at the Nurburgring, it’s worth …

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Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta Takes On BMW i8, Nissan GT-R & Others

What we have here is the fastest convertible Ferrari 458 money can buy, the 458 Speciale Aperta. Definitely as gorgeous and as fast as its name would …

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Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …

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What Great Managers Do to Engage Employees

Less than one-third of Americans are engaged in their jobs in any given year. This finding has remained consistent since 2000, when Gallup first began measuring and reporting on U.S. workplace engagement.<p>Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in and enthusiastic about their work …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Listen to These Podcasts

These shows are a great source of advice and inspiration for anyone in business.

What to Do If You’re Smarter than Your Boss

You want to work for a great boss — someone you can respect and learn from. But what if your manager isn’t good at his job? What if you’re more competent or have greater skills? Should you be raising a ruckus or keeping your head down? And how do you get what you need without making your boss look …

8 Cleaning Mistakes Everyone Makes

Water is the enemy of any wood floor. While it’s tempting to get the mop and bucket out to clean hardwood and laminate floors, just like linoleum or …