Manuel Velasco

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10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

How to Prepare For an Interview When You’re Self-Employed

There are many myths about self-employment that people may start to mistake for fact. Working for yourself can be a great thing, but it doesn’t …

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

How Much You Should Have Saved (by Age) | Investopedia

Knowing how much you should have saved toward retirement at each stage of your life will help you answer that all-important question: “Have I put …

10 Hyped Tech Companies, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on how the year went for some of the most attention-grabbing tech companies, ordered …

Sexual Harassment

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

How to Act and Look Like a Professional at All Times

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines professionalism as, <i>"the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional</i> …

The Workplace

World’s largest banks lent $87bn to oil, coal and LNG companies in 2016 – a 22% drop from a collective $111bn worth of lending in 2015<p>The world’s biggest banks have reduced their lending to some of the most carbon-intensive sectors of the fossil fuel industry by billions of dollars, marking a …

How it works

<b>One of the key objectives of psychotherapy is to help you gain a better understanding of the issues that are troubling you.</b><p>It can help you work out …

Mental Health

The 10 most uplifting songs ever - according to science

A 2015 study into what makes a song “feel-good” has re-emerged in recent days thanks to the vagaries of social media.<p>Dr Jacob Jolij, a cognitive neuroscientist the University of Groningen in Holland, was commissioned by British electronics brand called Alba to investigate data it gathered on UK …

Top tips to consider when it’s time to rebrand on social media

CMOs always have a wide variety of marketing strategies to work on: social media, SEO and PPC, content marketing and local and email marketing. …

Tips For Writing Your Business Plan

Without a plan all you have is an idea, and without a business plan all you have is an expensive idea!<p>Having a business plan is essential for many …

Small Business

Legal Factors The Startup Entrepreneur Must be Aware of While Running Business !

Starting a new business or a startup is a very crucial decision made by a person. It involves many strategies that can either make or break a …

Small Business

Rio 2016: The psychology behind Michael Phelps’ Olympic comeback

All eyes will be on Michael Phelps when he makes his Rio debut, diving into the water to compete tomorrow in the 200 meter butterfly, or possibly tonight in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay should Team USA deploy him.<p>After a very public fall from grace—a struggle with substance abuse that led to two …

Swimming

How to Destroy Your Comfort Zone and Optimise Your Success

<i>This column is by Elle Kaplan, CEO & Founder at Lexion Capital.</i><p><i>“Growth and comfort do not coexist” — Ginny Rometty</i><p>You’ve definitely been told at …

Top 10 Free Business Plan Templates For Small Businesses

If you are struggling to transform your startup ideas into action than it’s a wonderful thought to start an entrepreneurial career. All you need to …

Small Business

How Video Is Changing The Face Of Online Marketing [Infographic]

If you’ve been around to experience the internet for the past 20 years, you will have seen a world of slow websites and static content transform into …

The Six Best YouTube Channels For Marketers

Staying on top of marketing trends is essential. You already know that marketing conferences are a great way to stay connected to changes in the industry, but new changes are happening every day. You can turn to YouTube to keep yourself informed and inspired. We’ve compiled a list of the best …

Marketing

10 Mistakes to avoid if you wish to start a home based business

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share16<p>+13<p>Shares 46<p>There are times when people want to start up a business, however, due to other responsibilities are not able to get …

Small Business

5 savagely hard boxing workouts that'll get you in fighting shape

10 Steps to Extraordinary Business Success

Today’s digital world presents many new opportunities for business success. This article comes to shed light on each of them.

4 Ways Successful People Learn More

Successful people never stop learning.<p>Most people are inherently inquisitive. I spend a lot of time talking with our team about the value of curiosity. But over time, we can become set in our ways. Sometimes it seems easier to shrug off a new concept or task that appears difficult than to invest …

Self-improvement

10 Reasons You're Stuck In A Life You Don't Want To Be Living

Everyone says they want to live a great life, have healthy relationships and look and feel their best, but how many are willing to put in the work day-after-day? If you look around your life and listen to all of the whining you'll soon find that most people are situated comfortably in their …

7 Ways to Create Spectacular Change in Your Life Immediately

See how to zap yourself into action and creative massive life changes immediately.<p>We often have huge aspirational goals that feel completely out of reach. Even if your ambitions feel a zillion miles away, though, there's good news.<p>It's often small changes you can make in your life today that will …

Motivation

10 Smartest money saving tips for entrepreneurs

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share36<p>+15<p>Shares 67<p>It’s no secret that startups often fall into the trap of spending money on things that aren’t that important — it’s …

Spotfund Lets You Become A Micro-Philanthropist At The Touch Of A Button

With the ability to donate just a few dollars to any cause, the new app wants to make giving easy for everyone.<p>As roommates living on New York’s Upper East Side, Sanford Kunkel, Mike Marian, and Brian Belardi often spent Sunday nights eating pizza and watching saved TV-shows about the world’s …

7 Success lessons from Larry Page – “The Google Guy” for entrepreneurs

Share75<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 117<p>Who does not know the founder of Google? An American computer scientist who also founded PageRank, this dynamic …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off …

Self-improvement