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How Young People Can Get Rich Slowly

<i>At least that's the message of William Bernstein, cofounder of investment management firm Efficient Frontier Advisors, who recently published the short ebook "If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly."</i><p><i>It clearly resonates. The book, available for free on his website and for 99 cents on</i> …

6 Books That Will Change The Way You Think For The Better

Reading what everyone else reads is good for conversation, perhaps, but it's not going to help you to think differently. And if you can't think differently, you're always going to be a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.<p>With that in mind, here are 5 books that you've (probably) never heard of …

3 Steps To Starting A Business From The Entrepreneur Who Invented Auto Leasing

In 1997 Michael Pascucci sold the car leasing business he founded in the 1970s for $650 million.<p>The business, Oxford Resources, was one of the first of its kind and helped to make Pascucci a millionaire. Since then, he's started more than 20 businesses including the Sebonack Golf Club, a top-100 …

How To Use The Science Of 'Physical Intelligence' To Win A Negotiation

As new insights into the mind show, people's behaviors are shaped by their physical sensations — all without their knowing. For instance, if you're holding something warm, you'll treat the people around you more warmly.<p>That's great if you want to make a friend, but not so great if you're sticking …

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How To Tell Your Coworkers That You're Dealing With A Personal Crisis

Maybe you were just served divorce papers, or recently learned that your child is struggling in school. Perhaps you have an ailing parent, or your spouse was suddenly laid off.<p>If and when you're faced with these types of personal crises, they'll most certainly affect your performance at work.<p>That's …

The Worst Mistakes Women Make When Negotiating A Raise

"Discrimination...can emerge when women act in ways that aren't considered sufficiently feminine," writes Tara Siegal Bernard in a recent New York Times article. "When women advocate for themselves, experts say, some people find it unseemly, if on a subconscious level."<p>Here a are few of the most …

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How To Get An MBA For Free Online

Online courses could be the solution. While taking classes on your own wouldn't give you the career advancement or networking opportunities that come with traditional enrollment, classes on Coursera and other platforms can closely approximate the core curriculum of a top-notch MBA program.<p>Using the …

14 Pitch Pointers for Young Entrepreneurs

Flickr/Cea.<p>Question: What's your best piece of advice for a very young entrepreneur with little to no experience about to pitch their idea for the first time?<p><i>"The worst thing you can do is pitch a solution for something no one cares about. Instead, home in on the problem you plan to solve, and who</i> …

10 Mistakes Even Savvy Stock Investors Make http://onforb.es/1aAsmmL Even experienced traders have their blind spots. Some insights on the most common mistakes investors make in the stock market. Discover a mix of timely and timeless news and advice designed to bolster the equity portion of your portfolio on Year-End Checkup http://onforb.es/16nKYdO

The 10 Simplest Brands In The World (And Why They're Successful)

To determine the rankings, Siegel+Gale asked more than 10,000 consumers in seven countries to review hundreds of brands based on the simplicity of their products, advertising, and customer service.<p>Why does simplicity matter?<p>"People are more likely to recommend brands that are simpler, and they are …

Most Of What You Will Do At Work Today Is Meaningless

If you're a modern knowledge worker, odds are you're going to go to work, read some emails, reply to some emails, attend some meetings, grab a coffee, have lunch, attend another meeting or two, catch up on emails, and finally head home.<p>You'll be busy from the moment you get to work until the moment …

9 Money Talks You Should Have With Your Spouse

Frankle points out that even if you're a careful planner who's great with money, having a spouse who doesn't understand investing or has a completely different money philosophy can easily sink your financial future. That's why it's important to get on the same page with your spouse on the major …

South Korea's Education Fever Needs Cooling

South Korea's passion for education has historical roots. In the early years of the Choson dynasty, which lasted from 1392 to 1910, those who passed a civil-service exam could gain entry to the privileged yangban class, a scholarly aristocracy. Those roots were reinforced by more recent history, …

11 Misunderstood Employee Benefits And How To Make The Most Of Them

We all know how much our paycheck is, but how many of us really understand our benefits? I recently came across this article that tells the heartbreaking story of a 29-year old firefighter who recently passed away in an Arizona wildfire. Because he was a seasonal rather than a full-time employee, …

First-time investor? These are the funds to consider

We asked some financial advisers which funds were ideal for novice investors. Here are their suggestions.<p><b>Anna Sofat, Addidi Wealth</b><p>"Set up a regular savings stocks-and-shares Isa and invest in a FTSE All Share tracker such as Legal & General's."<p><b>Martin Bamford, Informed Choice</b><p>"I would opt for …

UPSVoice: Late Kickstarter Projects Offer Lessons For Every Entrepreneur http://bit.ly/14Om9UW In late 2012, CNN Money reported that 84 percent of Kickstarter's top 50 most-funded projects missed their delivery dates. Aspiring entrepreneurs can learn a lot from this data, whether or not they choose crowdfunding to finance their idea.

5 Early Signs Your Kid Is On The Path To Being The Next Massively Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are characterized by high intelligence, high self esteem, and a higher level of risky, aggressive, and even illicit behavior as adolescents.<p>They make that distinction by separating out self-employed people into two groups. The first, which they identify as being more entrepreneurial, …

Startup Competition Winners Say Mentorship Is The Key To Efficiency

"You'd spend less time, not waste weeks, when you have someone who has already been there and done that to say, 'Hey, this isn't actually that important. You might as well make a decision now and move on,'" Sanni told Business Insider.<p>Moving on is exactly what Sanni and co-founder Ben Lamson have …

How To Become A Morning Person

One common trait of successful people is that they get up really early. Apple CEO Tim Cook is up and about at 5 am, Virgin founder Richard Branson wakes up with the sunrise.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

Take A Quick Mental Break With These 5 Relaxing Websites

Technology stresses people out. Sitting in an uncomfortable desk chair in a windowless cubicle for hours can cause back tension, headaches, and overall nuttiness. Everyone needs a break.<p>Brief moments of personal time throughout the workday vastly improve productivity and concentration, according to …

The Problem With Trying To Be Wonder Woman

Spar, also the president of Barnard College, describes the modern woman's dilemma:<p>We have opportunities today — to choose our educations, careers, spouses — that would've stunned our grandmothers. But now we're dazed and confused by all the choices.<p>Feminism was meant to remove a fixed set of …

27 Business Leaders Name Their Favorite Books Ever

Many of them cite books — whether strategy guides or novels — that inspired them or changed the way they think.

INSTANT MBA: You Need To Be A Good Storyteller To Survive In Business

"Good stories surprise us. They have compelling characters. They make us think, make us feel. They stick in our minds and help us remember ideas and concepts in a way that numbers and text on a slide with a bar graph don't ... unfortunately, in the era of PowerPoint and status updates, many of us …

The UK is the cheapest main stock market outside Asia

Comment: The FTSE 100 trades on less than 12 times expected earnings. That’s cheaper than any other main market outside Asia, says Tom Stevenson<p>The weather is turning out to be a pretty good metaphor for both the UK’s economy and its stock market this year. Occasional squally storms and the odd …

12 Ways To Spot A High-Achiever

As part of my day job, I run a company that trains recruiters and hiring managers on how to attract, assess and hire top performers using Performance-based Hiring. To overcome the impact of first impressions - the primary cause of most hiring errors - we suggest using the first 20-30 minutes of the …

Music Man Turned Tech CEO: Investor Money Won't Solve A Startup's Problems

Expand The Room team members work together on a group project. Expand The Room/James Cole Expand The Room (ETR) CEO James Cole says millennial entrepreneurs are disillusioned by the fairy tale that money from investors solves all of their startup problems.<p>After building the web and mobile …

Avoiding An Innovation Deficit Or Debt Is The Only Way To Keep First-Mover Advantage

They are unsuccessful about half the time, while fast followers endure a failure rate of just 8 percent. Those are jarring statistics. So why shouldn't we all just follow the templates that successfully innovative first movers have laid out for us and cash in on their labor? What's the point of …

13 Professionals Share Surprising Facts From Inside Their Industries

Learning how the sausage gets made (literally or figuratively) can be a disturbing experience.<p>From health care to finance, every industry has hidden facts and processes that would shock the rest of the world. A bunch of professionals shared their most surprising insights in a thread on Quora.

Business news and markets: as it happened, July 30, 2013

Americans' confidence in the economy fell in July, consumers were less optimistic about the outlook for the economy and labour market, but remaining close to the highest level in more than five years.<p><b>• Eurozone business and consumer confidence rises</b> <b><br>• US consumer confidence drops in July</b> <b><br>• China</b> …

Worst banks for withdrawing cash abroad

Withdrawing money from a cash machine abroad can often be one of the cheapest ways to get your foreign currency when overseas – but some banks charge more than others<p>Many people will get their foreign cash before leaving Britain in order to save money, but inevitably some of us are often caught …