Silas Habimana

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Wall Street's trading interns don't have time to use the restroom

Wall Street investment banking interns have notoriously tough jobs. The hours are long and the work is grueling and uninspiring.<p>But it turns out that interns in the sales and trading divisions of Wall Street banks aren't much better off.<p>They don't have to pull all-nighters working on live deals …

Stock Markets

This Is 10X More Effective Than A Traditional Business Card

“Oh no, another one of those guys.”<p>You’ve probably thought this to yourself at a networking event when the dreaded “business card pusher” shoves his card in your face after little or no conversation. This is ineffective and what’s even worse, it shows how little he values others’ time and resources.<p>…

5 Best Ways for Funding a Startup

With many new ways to raise money for start-up businesses these days, it can often be difficult to choose what type of funding is the right fit for you. Fortunately, understanding your different options is pretty simple.<p>For many, the decision about whether or not now is the right time to start a …

Small Business

5 Lessons I Wish I Knew As A Young Entrepreneur

No one tells you these things before you start a business, but they should.<p>In less than two years, there have been three suicides by prominent participants in the Las Vegas Downtown Project, an innovation startup city with 300 projects, funded by Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com. There are now reports …

Battling Brain Drain? Hack Your Workday With 'Attention Management'

<i>This post originally appeared to LearnVest.</i><p><i>In our new “Power Hack of the Week” series, we highlight one quick thing you can do each week to improve your personal, career or money life.</i><p><i>Today, we’re featuring “attention management,” a productivity strategy that helps you master job tasks by tackling</i> …

The Counterintuitive Thing About Counterintuitive Things

There is a great (as in large) memes swirling around the startup world these days which posits that the best ideas our counterintuitive, running …