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How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich | Inc.com

Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms--and they aren't willing to …

Self-improvement

How I Started Saving a TON of Money.

I didn’t grow up with best education when it comes to money. I learned how to write a check in the 5th grade and besides that I never learned a …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Data Secure in the Cloud

For business owners, the thought of sensitive customer information or corporate data being exploited is horrifying. Worse, we’ve all seen it happen. …

Efficient Online Project Management Software for Teams of All Sizes

A big corporation has many separate departments to manage. The challenge is to make the whole organization fit together like a clock. Only when all …

Project Management

7 tax strategies the rich don't want you to know

You work hard for your money but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam takes a bite out of every paycheck for income and other taxes. And if you're in the middle class, you probably think that bite is a little bit too big.<p>According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly half of Americans — 46 percent — believe the …

Why you should consider managing projects in Salesforce.

We all know too well that Salesforce is far more than a CRM. Salesforce is now used by thousand of business for running their sales, support and even …

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Leadership

How a cold email and a Cisco acquisition got this CEO to a new startup that just raised $8 million

"We've got a mentor for you. Please introduce yourself to him," the email read.<p>The mentor mentioned in the email was Mike Volpi, then Cisco's senior VP, who's now an investor at Index Ventures.<p>But Bergelson never heard back from Volpi. Soon, he found out Volpi was leaving the company, and over the …

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

Real Estate

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

Data Visualization

How to find real-estate investments for retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Is real estate a good way to generate strong returns for retirement? Absolutely. Having a …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Dell/EMC - How to think like a data scientist

Think Like a Data Scientist<p>How do data scientists utilize predictive and prescriptive analytics to create business value?<p>Identify Key Business …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

What is Spark? Six reasons why CIOs should find out (and one why they shouldn't)

Spark is a favourite among developers and data scientists, but why would a CIO need to know about it? John Leonard asks delegates at Spark Summit …

CIOs

Less Than A Week Before San Francisco Votes On The Future Of Airbnb, I Had Dinner With Airbnb

With the next big vote for regulating Airbnb less than a week away, Airbnb product executives gathered for dinner. Here's what they talked about.<p>On Wednesday night, less than a week before a citywide election will determine the fate of Airbnb in San Francisco, a small group of journalists met with …

California

Getting (the Right) Stuff Done

A key role of product management (PM), whether as the product-focused founder (CEO, CTO) or the PM leader, is making sure product development efforts …

20 Tips For Better Project Plans

You know what it takes to carry your project plans forward. Some of you have been delivering projects for years. Every so often it helps to brush up …

Project Management

10 ways to pay off a million-dollar mortgage faster

As Sydney property prices skyrocket and so many people are buying investment properties, there’s been a big jump in the number of people struggling …

Rent in San Francisco is so expensive that it’s cheaper to commute from Las Vegas

There are probably better descriptions for this query than <i>humble</i>, but in the spirit of the thought-experiment, we'll bite. Trusting yourslice's numbers, the basic math goes like this: $1,012 in rent for a two-bedroom apartment within 10 miles of Las Vegas, $1,120 on four round-trip flights a week …

The world will come crashing down (again): Inside the global debt crisis that America is about to import

Trillions of dollars of investment in emerging markets has been fueled by cheap credit — and the bill’s coming due<p>Even as tens of millions of Americans continue to still struggle to recover from the Great Recession, there are signs that the roller coaster global economy is about to take us on …

This interactive map shows how unaffordable San Francisco has become since 2010

A whopping 63% of homes in the city are now worth more than a million dollars, based on calculations Trulia did using factors like square footage and recent sales in the neighborhood.<p>There's a lot of discussion in the city right now as to whether the rise in real estate prices is a result of the …

Leah McLaren: For many, home ownership is the missing piece in the middle-class dream

All my life, I've watched people get married, have children and, in most cases, buy a house. Breeding and acquiring real estate used to be what the majority of my peers did as they got older in politically stable, economically productive countries such as Canada.<p>Today, though, not so much. The …

Housing

6 Ways to Tell Stories with Data Throughout the Customer Lifecycle

Data-driven storytelling is poised to be the next big trend in content marketing. Indeed, companies are already harnessing its power at every stage in the customer relationship lifecycle—from building up-front brand awareness to reminding customers of their success. Here’s how to use data at each …

CEOs are increasingly taking charge of digital strategies

This shift towards a more hands-on approach by CEOs means that companies are looking to invest in technology that impacts all of their business lines. The survey found that 31% of respondents said their companies are steering more than 15% of their revenues into technology investments that cut …

The Project Management Certification Bundle – 97% off

Managing a team under pressure can be overwhelming. You can learn proven strategies and methods in the Project Management Certification Bundle, which offers eight engaging courses that work toward industry-standard certifications.<p>The PMP and PMI qualifications are widely recognized by employers …

Microsoft forges ahead with 'Prajna' big-data analytics framework for cloud services

Microsoft Research is working on an open-source distributed analytics platform, codenamed Prajna, that is similar to Apache Spark, and meant for …

This startup took a famous Toyota management method and put it in an app

To keep that train going, Trello is also launching an enhanced, paid version of Trello for businesses as it hits the gas pedal on its ambitions to hit 100 million.<p>Trello's whole approach is taken from the kanban project management method, which traces its roots to Toyota industrial engineer Taiichi …

Goodbye percentage commission – Hello flat $9990 fee to sell your home

Property agents Hello Real Estate have launched a flat fee of $9990 for selling homes.<p>Hello, which is based in Sydney but also operates in South …