Kris Siekierzynski

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Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

Self-improvement

Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess | Inc.com

Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a millionaire. Why, then, do so few ever achieve this status? Well, …

Self-improvement

Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record

The 48-year-old bettered Scott Jurek’s mark, set last July, by about 10 hours.<p>Before sunrise on Sunday morning, ultrarunner Karl Meltzer summited Springer Mountain in Georgia to break the record for the fastest supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. He finished the 2,190-mile trek, which …

Hiking

3 Rare Habits of Successful People That You Can Adopt Right Now

Actions are important when it comes to success.<p><i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ariel Banayan, attorney and co-author of the Master</b> …

Self-improvement

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Quantum Mechanics

18 Underrated National Parks to Add to Your Bucket List

Awe-inspiring — and probably way less crowded, too.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as good.

National Parks

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

Entrepreneurship

Why Missing Out On My Dream Job Ended Up Being The Best Thing For My Career

On December 31, 2014, I stared at my computer, rereading a cover letter I had worked on for weeks. I’d sent it to my mom, my boyfriend, my best …

Graduate School

Save Your Money, Skip The MBA, And Go To Startup Grad School Instead

The cofounders of Away met at Warby Parker and show how they used early career experiences at startups to launch their own brand.<p>If you have dreams of one day launching your own startup, the idea of getting an MBA may have crossed your mind. After all, business schools are great at explaining how …

Warby Parker

How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail (An Unconventional, Photo-Heavy Guide) - The Trek

In my last post- My Wonderland Trail Gear List– I unveiled my intentions to thru-hike the Wonderland Trail. I’m happy to report that we (I hiked with …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt | Inc.com

Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must train ourselves and be focused; we must take our bad habits and replace them with …

Self-improvement

Places You Need to See Before You Die

So much to see, so little time--there are no shortage of amazing sights on this planet and you probably won't get to see all of them, so how do you decide which ones to visit?<p>Whether or not you have a formal bucket list, you've likely made a mental list of places you want to go and things you'd …

Grand Canyon

13 Negotiating Techniques That Never Fail

Here are negotiation techniques that have led to several multimillion-dollar deals.<p>You're sitting in a conference staring at the face of the other party. You want one thing. They want something entirely different. And as you're both on the verge of flipping over the table, it occurs to you that …

Emotional Intelligence

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m 17 and sitting in my high school guidance counsellor’s office. She’s asking me what I want to do with my life and I have no idea.<p>“What are you really passionate about,” she asks. Awkward silence. What I want to say is playing computer …

Entrepreneurship

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Today is "mobilegeddon!"</b> Google is updating its search algorithm today to favor sites that have mobile-friendly options, and demoting sites that don't. The move is intended to address the increasing shift to mobile web browsing.<p><b>2. Elon Musk had an $11 billion deal in place to sell Tesla to</b> …

Silicon Valley