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10 Ways to Go From Adequate to Exceptional in the Office

There are key characteristics that make an employee stand out from the pack. Here are 10 solid attributes that set extraordinary talent apart.<p>There are professionals who seem to be natural leaders, who stand out from the crowd at every level of their careers. Whether as an intern or a CEO, they …

4 Best Stocks to Invest in Drones

Image source: Elbit Systems.<p>Sales of unmanned aerial vehicles -- drones -- will exceed $12 billion in 2021, according to Business Insider, up from just over $8 billion last year. Consumer demand will surge, spurned on by new technologies and an improving regulatory environment. At the same time, …

Investing

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

3 Ways to Actively Plan for Your Retirement

Actively planning for the future is all about developing more efficient habits.<p>Entrepreneurs and small business owners tend to be very passionate about their work and don't often think about their retirement as much as they should. And I'm totally with these folks; fingers crossed, I'll be working …

3 Core Index Funds to Fill Out Your Portfolio

Index funds are still the best building blocks for your portfolio.<p>At this point, we all know the benefits of using index funds to build-out our …

I'm a financial planner, and here's the investment plan I'm using to build wealth

That post has all the information you need to understand why that strategy works, and has important tips for helping you get started.<p>But I know that when I first started investing, it was helpful to see examples of how other people actually did it. Not because I wanted to copy them, but just …

33 wedding hacks to save you money

Read these 33 wedding hacks that will leave your big day looking like it had a big price tag at a fraction of the cost.<p>Ebonye Gussine Wilkins and her …

Weddings

Why There Is No Science in Your Salary

A look at how one company has aimed for more logic in its pay structure<p>Here is the truth about your salary: When it comes to pay, most companies are making things up as they go.<p>Only 38% of employers have a formal compensation structure or philosophy guiding their pay decisions, according to …

Compensation

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

Retirement Tutorials | Investopedia

Realizing your post-work goals need not be daunting. We'll tell you everything you need to know to get – and stay – on track.<p>Everything you need to …

10 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Should Reveal in 10 Seconds

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush. They want to learn more about you and your …

How to get an MBA education for less than $1,000

(Poets&Quants) — Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off—and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a …

'Something has got to give': The way people save for retirement needs to change

Corporate bond yields are hitting lows not seen since Elvis was getting his start. US Treasury bonds have hit all-time lows.<p>A statistic going around Friday from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed that a it would take 107 years to double your savings in a one-year US deposit account, 1,387 years …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

21 of the Most Inspirational Healthy Diet Quotes

Sometime you need a little extra inspiration to keep you on track with your nutrition. These healthy diet quotes will do that, and more.

Inspiration

This investment firm could revolutionize solar energy

A common perception of impact investing is that you have to make sacrifices to put your money behind a good cause.<p>Bryan Birsic, the CEO of Wunder Capital, a solar investment startup, says that's exactly the wrong way to think about it.<p>"Impact investors want to feel as though the positive impact …

Solar Power

The world’s most reviled financial product may save your retirement

Most people hate annuities. Hardly anyone buys them (pdf) and they’ve become synonymous with bad financial advice. But economists—who are also people—love annuities and can’t understand why others don’t. The number crunchers have even dubbed this vexing fact “the annuity puzzle,” and expend a lot …

Retirement

One Smart Thing You Can Do for Your Retirement Today

Retirement planning sounds like a daunting and confusing task. But there's one practical and surprisingly simple step you can take today to greatly …

The Skills Most Companies Look for in Employees

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i></i> …

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Quickly Answer Four Key Recruiter Questions?

Using social media is now indispensable to the savvy job recruiter. According to Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey, the results of which were published September 2015, 92% of those surveyed reported using social media as part of their process, and of those 92%, 87% relied on LinkedIn.<p>Based on …

Employment

How To Overcome Two Common Career Liabilities In Your Resume And Job Search

There is no such thing as a perfect candidate for any job. Almost every candidate possesses one or more career liabilities that can potentially derail their candidacy if ignored.<p>With over more than 30 years in the career management industry, I’ve strategized solutions to more than 40 different …

Employment

Free App Sweatcoin Pays People To Get Fit And Stay Active

After raising nearly $1 million ($890K), 150 million steps tracked and tens of partners signed up, new UK health app Sweatcoin launched in the Apple app store this week and has been an instant hit.<p>In the past 48 hours the app has gone to #1 in the Apple UK Finance store and has tapped into the …

App Store

An exec who has interviewed thousands of people at Goldman Sachs shares the biggest mistake she sees candidates make

But if you think this is the best strategy for a successful interview, you'd be sorely mistaken, Edith Cooper, executive vice president and global head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, tells Business Insider.<p>If a candidate says, for example, that they have a passion for something …

Reporting for Duty: The Case for a Strong Reporting Structure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A critical aspect of a CFO’s role at a startup is facilitating the creation and implementation of a strong, comprehensive reporting structure. This reporting algorithm should evaluate the current health of the business by identifying key …

5 Steps to Self-Service Analytics that Scales

The data revolution is here. And self-service analytics is a given.<p>When the business wants access to raw data, it can be disruptive. Self-service business intelligence challenges the traditional BI methodology and forces IT to take a new approach to analytics.<p>The modern approach is simple. It’s …

Big Data

5 Ways to Improve Organizational Learning with Big Data Analytics

Some things can never change when the concept of internet boom is taken into account. Since the dawn of human civilization, data has been at the …

Big Data

How to 'Future-Proof' Yourself at Work

In their new book, <i>Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace,</i> authors Barbara Mistick and Karie Willyerd conducted a massive global survey of employees and found that only 34% said their companies were giving them the training they need.<p>The upshot: it’s up to <i>you</i>, more than ever, …

Employment

Career Tip For Millennials: Make Good Decisions

<i>This article was coauthored with Don Strickland, the The Millennial Advocate.</i><p>The second of five essential career skills for middle management millennials is to consistently make good decisions. Management by wishful thinking is an occupational hazard. The antidote is making sure you make decisions …

Leadership

A timeless 6-step guide to getting rich, according to a 79-year-old personal finance classic

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>He boiled down 13 steps anyone …