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The Complete Beginner's Guide To FinTech Everyone Can Understand

You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for <i>all</i> entrepreneurs to know about and understand?<p>FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied …

Books That Will Change Your Life

What is your big idea?<p>Found it……..or still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined.<p>Just one glimmer of inspiration can …

Marketing

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Mixology 101: The 15 Best Cocktail Books for the Home Bartender

Take those drinks from amateur to artful.<p>Every once in a while, even the pros behind the bar need a refresher when it comes to concocting original and inspired drink recipes. We found 15 amazing cocktail books to help boost your home bar, hone your drink-mixing craft, and get more enjoyment out of …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

John Oliver's Donald Trump Takedown Has (Finally) Arrived

The segment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived. Last night on HBO's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver devoted one of his signature …

The 5-Step Plan That Will Keep You Organized Throughout the Workday

These techniques will make it easier to do your job and push your career forward.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We’re betting you could probably use a little more organization in your life. Because the more together …

Productivity

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Schadenfreude

Fake Apple Watches, GoPros and more at CES 2016

Walk to the back of one of the vast halls of CES, past the food concessions, the toilets and the crowds and you arrive at Shenzhen, China.<p>This is …

7 Secrets to Starting a New Habit--and Making It Stick

Starting a habit is easy. After that, things get tougher.<p>You want to make changes to your fitness, work habits, career or other aspects of your life in 2016. You know that the best way to make life changes is by changing your habits. Habit is an incredibly powerful force that dictates much of how …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

What's In Store For Startups In 2016?

It is traditional at this time of year for business owners to reflect on the highs and lows of the past 12 months and prepare for the 12 that lie ahead. With technology driving change at such a rapid pace, the crystal ball gazing gets more challenging by the year, however, some entrepreneurs are …

The DNA of leadership - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

Leadership comes with social power, that is, the ability to move mountains through human connection. In modern business, employees and customers are …

What We Learned About Management in 2015, in 25 Charts and Graphics

<i>For a lot more, take a look at our brand-new Visual Library (a subscriber-only benefit) and some of our new videos (free for everyone).</i>

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Write A Personal Mission Statement to Achieve Your Goal More Easily

As 2016 approaches, I bet you are fired up with those New Year Resolutions. You are going to be better, do things faster, achieve this and that. …

Motivation

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the New Movie 'Joy'

Based loosely on the life of Joy Mangano, inventor of the Miracle Mop, David O'Russell's new movie offers a few lessons on how to grow a business to national fame.<p>The best line in <i>Joy</i>, the latest film from writer and director David O'Russell (<i>Silver Linings Playbook, The Fighter, America Hustle</i>), …

Entrepreneurship

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Startups

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories of 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurship starts with successful leadership. The ability to create, inspire and motivate a team of people to pursue one shared goal is a powerful thing. It can also be a challenging feat to pull off.<p>Luckily, we’re here …

Leadership

New Stanford program brings engineering ideas to life

More than 250 students earn their doctorates each year at Stanford's School of Engineering.<p>Some go on to academic careers in scholarly research, …

Entrepreneurs That Self-Audit Can Practically Cut Costs

Many firms, including mine, invest in an annual professional audit of their financials. For startups, an audit that could cost $15,000 to $30,000 is out of the question. But, if you want to demonstrate you have the discipline for growth, you should begin the process of self-auditing your finances …

Top 7 marketing trends for 2016 – and 10 success tips, from bestselling author Peter Fisk

Peter Fisk is author of the bestseller, <i>Gamechangers: Are you ready to change the world?</i> (see my book review). He heads the company GeniusWorks, and …

Four Resolutions that Got Me Out of My Comfort Zone This Year

What’s not to love about your comfort zone? Even the phrase itself sounds nice. I imagine a cozy nook where I can be alone and content, far away from …