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The Sneakers Women Want You to Wear

300 women share their thoughts on the sexiest sneakers, their worst pet peeves, and whether or not you can, like...get it.<p>Whether you're a full-blown sneakerhead or a guy who only wears his kicks to the gym, what you put on your feet makes more of an impression than you think. And while you might …

The latest good advice from Vanguard’s Jack Bogle

International investments, which I have recommended for both stock and bond investors for more than 20 years, are finally getting at least some of …

This is how to teach a search engine what your business does

Search engines are powerful tools for bringing people to your business. The challenge that many entrepreneurs face, however, is that they’re not well-versed in how to communicate with the robots that control the algorithm behind Google and Bing.<p>Your business might be the absolute best at what it …

3 Stocks Your Children Will Brag About Someday

Whether you want a financial legacy for your kids after you're gone, or a leg up while you're still alive, these three stocks have strong …

Use these 3 tips to talk like a boss

When you become a boss, you not only need to know how to be a leader, you need to learn how to communicate like one, too. Language that was fine for …

Uber, Lyft take down not just cab drivers, but also lenders

NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City's taxi industry, they are causing lenders to …

Used car 'time bomb' complicates auto industry transformation, new report says

The historic transformation of the automobile industry will generate billions to trillions of dollars for companies and investors. But for traditional automakers, the road ahead will be bumpy, risky and expensive.<p>That's the assessment of consulting firm AlixPartners, which released an extensive …

How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Business (Without Inventing Anything at All)

Don't re-invent the wheel, just use it differently.<p>Spoiler alert: most of today's top companies are based on old ideas. Uber is a modern twist on the taxi industry; Airbnb has done the same with hotels. Tesla's electric vehicles are just another incarnation of a centuries-old idea. And yet the …

Most Businesses Fail. Why Investing in the Right Idea Makes All the Difference

A whopping 42% of businesses fail due to a lack of market demand for their product or service.<p>Nearly all of the businesses in the United States are small businesses by some measure- businesses with fewer than 100 employees make up 99.7% of the businesses in America, for instance. These nearly 30 …

Employment

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just …

8 ways to boost your self-esteem when you're feeling worthless

There are things you can do to your improve self-worth<p>When we get low, we often get down on ourselves. Obviously that doesn't help the situation, but …

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a purchase. Buying stocks involves setting up a brokerage account, …

Master the Art of Owning the Room (It Could Get You Promoted)

Holding power in a room requires possessing a point of view -- and it can earn you a promotion if you articulate it well.<p>Holding power in a room requires possessing a point of view. Even if you're expanding upon and ideating live, your POV is a way to create differentiation and clarity.<p>Too often, …

You'll Never Get a Group to Agree on a Decision. Here's What to Do Instead

Some people suck the life out of possibility for sport - don't let them.<p>Most of us have tried to make an important business decision through consensus at some point in our careers. How hard was it to get the group to agree on everything?<p>My bet is that it was nearly impossible and extremely …

Young brewers and baristas are living the dream in a quiet Canadian village

"Oh, my God, I'm Lorelai frickin' Gilmore." Marieke Gow laughs — she's heading to the annual town auction, where she's readied her savings to bid on …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Spring Wardrobe Must Haves, featuring Nifty Genius

I just want to start off by saying I am very sorry for not posting for a week or so. That definitely will change. Look for posts to come out every …

Want to Escape Meeting Hell? Three Rules For Shorter, Better, Higher-Impact Meetings

Meetings can take up a lot of your time. But you can learn how to optimize these moments.<p>Whether we're coming together at work or at home, or on behalf of boards, non-profits or clubs, we can all relate to the drudgery of meeting overload. Oftentimes it's less the meeting that's the problem than …

It’s not you, it’s them: 10 signs your technical cofounder is struggling

As a startup founder who doesn’t code, you’re dependent on your technical cofounder. (They need you too, but that’s for another post.) Even in larger Silicon Valley, engineers often run companies and cultures, and the rest of us often need support from them on a day-to-day basis, especially those …

One of Wall Street's favorite clothing companies is offering an amazing deal on dress shirts

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>That said, many company's dress shirts will set your wallet back; finding a good deal on this wardrobe staple isn't what we'd say is easy.<p>…

Wall Street

Wall Street’s IPO Business: The Worst in 20 Years

So far this year, banks have taken in just $3.7 billion in fees from U.S.-listed equity deals<p>By<p>Maureen Farrell<p>The battered IPO market and a flood of cheap funding for companies have cut so deeply into the business of selling stocks that some on Wall Street worry the pillar of investment banking may …

Wall Street

How one 24-year-old runs a $70,000-a-month business while traveling the world

But the trilingual Philippines native quickly grew envious of the flexible lifestyles of "digital nomads" she met while freelancing on the side in Manila.<p>At 21, Adalid quit her entry-level job at Deutsche Bank — which paid just $300 per month — to transition to a life of perpetual travel.<p>For the …

Sneaky hacks airlines don’t want you to know - Airline Trending

New Kickstarter campaign offers incredibly functional travel backpack | Adventure Sports Network

When you’re traveling and living out of a suitcase, it can seem like even the smallest number of belongings can be overwhelming. Dirty clothes …

The Normal Person's Guide to Alternative Investments

It’s pretty easy to get started investing. Once you dig into it, though, a lot of questions come up that complicate the process. You might have come …

6 Hard-core Steps to Take to Retire at 50

In today’s economy, with its stagnant wages and disappearing pensions, many Americans believe that their best shot at retiring early is a scratch-off lottery ticket. In fact, it’s far more common to hear people discuss the possibility of working past age 65 than it is to hear them make plans to …

The 6 Best Ecommerce Platforms for Small Businesses

Every small business around the world is looking for a way to achieve growth. One of the best ways of doing so is through the online world, as most …

What's the Best Corporate Structure to Protect Small Business Owners?

Do you create a partnership? A corporation? And what kind?<p>When business takes a turn for the worse—the debts become unmanageable, say, or it’s hit …

13 House Cleaner Habits You Should Totally Steal

Anda Tanaka is a pro (literally) at mopping, dusting, and stain-removing. Here are her secrets.<p>Anda Tanaka didn't set out to become a house cleaner — but after listening to her geek-out about cleaning tips, you realize its the sort of job that couldn't <i>not</i> find her.<p>Tanaka is actually an artist …

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