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15 Startup Podcasters You Need To Follow

Some of the best entrepreneurial stories are found in these online podcasts.<p>As an entrepreneur you will never stop learning. While there are plenty of articles, webinars, infographics, eBooks, etc. out there to assist with helping your startup grow, too many people are overlooking one of the most …

6 Things You Think You Need to Start a Business--but Really Don't

You don't have to have a ton of money or even a fresh idea.<p>What does it take to start a successful business? It's not what you think. All the advice you've learned from experts, books, magazines, and websites like this one might be completely wrong.<p>At least that's the view from Brian D. Evans, and …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

Today's computers face more attacks than ever

Nestled into a storefront at the top of San Francisco's tree-lined Valencia Street is one of the city's top defenses in the war against malicious-software infections: a computer repair shop owned by Del Jaljaa.<p>People bring their infected computers to Jaljaa's San Francisco Computer Repair store 5 …

Your 12-Month Guide to Staying on the Right Financial Track in 2015

Ah, January -- the time when we reminisce about the past year and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the roughly 2,000 people who responded to the study plan to …

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6 Women Entrepreneurs Share How They Raised VC Funds

From shutting down flirtatious advances to conveying confidence, women share the challenges they faced in funding and how they succeed.<p>If you’re a woman trying to raise venture capital, you might start to feel like you’re living in a man’s world.<p>Research shows women investors only make up 4.4% of …

10 Smart Tips to Prevent Distractions and Sharpen Your Focus

Whatever kind of work you're doing, you're probably fighting some kind of distraction--whether it's electronic, in person, or internal.<p>Your ability to stay focused is more than just a worthwhile thing to cultivate--it's a critical factor in your success or failure. Getting things done is …

Finding Happiness at Work

Happiness is one of the most basic pursuits of humans. It drives many of us in our personal lives but often takes a back seat at work. This needs to change for employees, and their employers, to reach new levels of success.<p>Whether you call it happiness, job satisfaction, or engagement, it's …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

1 Key Ingredient of Every Successful Startup Pitch

Every successful startup pitch has one ingredient for success. Without this one ingredient, the pitch might fail miserably.<p>I was sitting in the crowd during a startup pitch event. The presenter strode up to the stage with an air of confidence and California cool. He said one simple …

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15 Reasons To Sell Most Stocks Now

The start of the year has been one of the worst ever for the stock market. The bulls have been shaken, but they haven’t given up pounding the tables with their bullish message. We haven’t even seen concern break out, much less bearishness. Such lack of concern and fear in an environment of great …