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365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …

Before you quit your job to become a developer, go down this 6-point checklist

Last August, I left my job at YouTube to spend six days a week, 11+ hours a day, writing code. Since then, a lot of people thinking about making a career change have asked me about my experience, so here are my main pieces of advice.<p>Make sure you actually like programming<p>I feel like it’s easy to …

The 20 Happiest Jobs For New Grads

By: Chad Brooks<p>Published: 05/06/2014 06:40 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily<p>Current grads looking for work that will leave them smiling most days should find a tech-related job, new research finds.<p>Jobs in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) continue to set the pace for …

10 Silly Things Entrepreneurs Say

And more importantly, what to say instead.<p>Some people keep lists of overused phrases and verbal tics. Others keep score of business clichés.<p>CEO Ben Smith and SVP of Business Development Mark Menell of Wanderful Media, a startup that re-imagines the digital circular through FindnSave.com and a suite …

Business Development

Why global recovery could depend on China's taste for luxury

China's looming coronation as the world's largest economy, years ahead of schedule, is probably not particularly surprising in one sleepy corner of Oxfordshire. Around half of the international visitors who flock to Bicester retail village are Chinese nationals, making the one-hour train trip from …

10 Theories to Know For Greater Persuasion Power

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are—most of the time—discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more influential. We’re interested in meeting the …

As big ad deal falls apart, firms start thinking small | Reuters

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The collapse of the $35 billion merger of New York-based Omnicom with France’s Publicis is likely to lead the world’s biggest ad agencies to think small as they try to counter the challenge from internet giants like Google.<p>Maurice Levy (L), French advertising group …