Paul Essien

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How to take control of your reputation at work

The most important career capital you have isn’t your technical skills or academic pedigree. It’s not your high-flying title. It’s not even your …

3 Presentation Tips I Learned From Preparing CEOs for IPOs

The IPO road show is a performance. Here's how entrepreneurs prepare for their big payday.<p>I recently heard from the marketing director at a pre-IPO company. "The CEO can't tell our company story," she said. The CEO is visionary, passionate and competent, but he's not skilled in the art of …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Glee

Post-Brexit Britain provides a 'great opportunity' for Aust food sector

Visy chairman Anthony Pratt has told Sky News Business that he believes Brexit is a great opportunity for Australia to negotiate a Free Trade …

16 startups that this year became worth billions

Amid the tech landscape, "unicorns" are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn — a company valued at $1 billion or more — at under 1%.<p>But already, within the first few months of 2018, a total of 16 companies have overcome those odds and crossed the …

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7 questions to ask yourself before taking on a DIY home project

Think you're ready to tackle a home-improvement project yourself? Deciding whether you're up to the challenge or whether you should hire a professional can be tricky.<p>On one hand, choosing to DIY a home renovation can help you save money, as home improvement spending increases nationwide. From …

Home Improvement

Your spending problem is all in your head — here’s why

People often ask me what the best budgeting tool is to help them better track and control their spending.<p>I always pause, hoping the person is ready for an answer that's different from what he or she asked.<p>A number of websites and mobile apps can turn you into a budgeting wizard, doing everything …

WSB - Money Makeover - The Six Steps to Financial Independence

Your lifestyle and financial situation will determine what kind of life insurance you need. Do you need Term or Permanent? There is a difference.<p>Term …

FINANCIAL LITERACY: Managing for the Good Times

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Cownie: We must teach Iowa students financial literacy

For five years I served as executive director of Junior Achievement of Central Iowa — an imperative organization for teaching our young people about …

Teachers back calls to give kids lessons in money

As many as 80% of primary school teachers believe that financial education should be on the school curriculum, according to new research from …

Make money moves: 30 simple ways to grow richer and smarter each day of Financial Literacy Month

Pop quiz: Will checking your credit report hurt your credit score?<p>The answer, luckily, is no. While “hard” inquiries for new credit (when you’re …

Do You Know the Basics of Financial Literacy?

April is National Financial Literacy Month, making it the perfect time to check your financial knowledge. Finding out what you know (and don’t know) …

21 Savage Announces "Bank Account" Campaign To Teach The Youth Financial Literacy

21 Savage is doing his part to help educate the youth on the importance of financial literacy.<p>The Atlanta rapper was the musical guest on today’s …

21 Savage

Obasanjo Farms Documentary

Nigeria entrepreneur converts shipping containers into productive farms

Nigerian Farming 26.1.2018: MECHANIZATION IS KEY TO ACHIEVING SELF-SUFFICIENCY AS A NATION – SAYS ANTTI RITVONEN

Nigerian Farming 26.1.2018 : MECHANIZATION IS KEY TO ACHIEVING SELF-SUFFICIENCY AS A NATION – SAYS ANTTI RITVONEN<p>The Country Manager/Chief Executive …

Nigerian entrepreneur: 'We're farming in a shipping container'

Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja got around the costs of transporting farm produce from the countryside to the city, by trying organic container farming.<p>She moved her farm into Nigeria's capital Abuja - cutting fuel costs and reducing the amount of produce ruined on the way to market.

Raising Nigerian Dwarf Goats Podcast

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) has created a new podcast to guide farmers through the process of raising Nigerian Dwarf Goats. …

Weekend Recipe: Quinoa With Roasted Pumpkin, Zucchini and Basil Pesto

When I cook dinners at home, I often like to enjoy leftovers for lunch the next day. It’s probably the main reason why I like to double this …

The 5 Podcasts That Are Getting It Right

The first podcast everyone told me that I <i>must</i> listen to was This American Life. Then Serial. And then, for those in the startup world, StartUp by Gimlet Media. My personal favorite continues to be How I Built This with Guy Raz, where somehow the ups and downs of the greatest founder stories can be …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Chinese-built second highest dam in Rwanda to benefit farming sector: official

The recently completed Muyanza Dam in central Rwanda will benefit farmers and help grow crops for exports, a Rwandan official said on Thursday.<p>The …

Farming

Less fertilizer, greater crop yields, and more money: China's agricultural breakthrough

Nearly 21 million farmers in 452 counties across China have adopted recommendations from scientists in a 10-year agriculture sustainability study to …

Farming

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast<p>Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more …

The 9 Aspects of a Successful Personal Development Template

Gain clearer vision and purpose, and you'll earn more success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to accomplish anything, you need to know specifically what you want to accomplish. You can't just say that you want to be successful; you need to visualize how you …

Kanoute wants African countries to invest in domestic football

ZURICH (Reuters) - When Cameroon beat Argentina at the opening match of the 1990 World Cup in Italy and went on to reach the quarter-finals, it seemed that African football had finally made the breakthrough on the world stage.<p>Sevilla's Frederic Kanoute heads the ball during their King's Cup final …

Litigation financer Burford Capital to launch insurance business

Litigation finance firm Burford Capital has applied for a licence to establish an insurance business.<p>The new business will offer insurance cover for …

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