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The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Investing

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

Irfan Khan

The ultimate guide to LinkedIn profiles

If you’re like me, you have a LinkedIn profile that serves as a modern replacement for the business card.<p>It’s decked out with your photo, experience …

Public Relations

14 Things These Executives do Every Day no Matter What

Getting ahead in business and life is all about repeatedly doing the right things.<p>The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends …

Retirement

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Yoga

10 Short Daily Drills to Combat Back Pain

The discs that make up our spine are super-hydrated and fat when we wake in the morning. Sounds good, right?<p>But as we sit through the day, our hip …

Yes, there are legit ways to make money without leaving your house

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, college student, or just looking to pay down your debt, we could all use some extra cash.<p>While we could find a …

Personal Finance

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

To Be a Better Leader, Learn This FBI Hostage Negotiation Tactic

Before getting to yes, strive for “that’s right.”<p>As a strategic messaging and positioning consultant, I preside over lots of contentious meetings. …

Your Startup’s Pitch Needs Only These 10 Slides

Guy Kawasaki shares the layout for a perfect pitch.<p>Pitching your startup to investors just might be the most nerve-wracking aspect of starting your …

We are turning data into stories!

Helping you see what your data has to say<p>The best way to explore and try to understand a large dataset is with visualizations. <b>Delivering editorial</b> …

Don't Overlook Standard Operating Procedures: Use These Apps to Put Them in Place

<i>Synergy. Downsizing. Mindshare.</i> You just rolled your eyes, didn't you?<p>There are few things more obnoxious than business buzzwords. And <i>Standard</i> …

Project Management

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

Productivity

Why this is the best book for entrepreneurs

So there you are sitting at your desk job dreaming of having a business of your own. If you’re a CA/CPA like me then you may be considering your own …

Now's a Great Time to Find Out If You're a Hacking Victim

Something weird is happening in the world of hacked data—a lot of it is turning up around the same time.<p>The phenomenon has Troy Hunt, the proprietor …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

Marketing

Walmart and McDonald's are suddenly copying one of Chick-fil-A's winning strategies

Now both companies are investing billions of dollars in wage increases and training for their workers, following in the footsteps of companies like Chick-fil-A, and they are already seeing positive results.<p>Walmart last year committed to investing $2.7 billion over two years in wage increases, …

McDonald's

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2015

InsightSquared, Paxata, Trifacta, Cloudera, Birst, Sumo Logic, Gainsight, Google, Ayasdi and Visier are the most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor ratings by the companies …

Big Data

6 Tricks To Getting A Great Mortgage Rate

Getting a great rate on a mortgage is about a lot more than comparison shopping. It’s also about much more than just your credit score. In fact, the mortgage industry examines a number of factors to determine not only if you qualify for a mortgage, but also what interest rate you’ll pay.<p>There’s a …

Personal Finance

Data Science – The New Monetization Model for Analytics Industry

<i>“Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century”</i> – Harvard Business Review<p>“<i>140,000 to 190,000 unfilled data scientist positions by 2018</i>“ – …

Data Science

New 'skinny' pill takes country by storm.

<b>Move Over Weight Watchers, a new dietary supplement has doctors raving...</b><p>Due to its almost unbelievable results, it has created quite a frenzy among …

Baseball is dying ... again

This following headline appeared on a Wall Street Journal article two days ago: "Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball," with a sobering subhead that …

Fast food vs. the African diet: The bacteria battle waged in your gut

<b>(CNN) —</b> Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two: you and your gut microbiome.<p>The bacterial community in your colon is home to about 100 trillion bacterial cells; there are about 10 times more of these bacterial cells than there are human cells in …

Holistic Medicine

Mercola Peak Fitness Videos Articles - Mercola.com

November 17, 2017 | 141,851 Views<p>Few people know about this simple, effortless way to support your flab-reducing efforts and rev up your metabolism. …

Entrepreneurship

4 Greatest Online Collaboration and Project Management Tools

Collaboration and project management plays a key role in the growth of a business. This is especially applicable for small businesses as all the work …

Daymond John: How I Spot Winners

This Shark Tank star has learned to spot entrepreneurial talent fast. The trick? Focus on the people, not the product.<p><i>It’s been a while since Daymond John lost his shirt on a business deal, even though he started his first company by giving shirts away. Back when the Fubu founder was just getting</i> …

Entrepreneurship