Seyi Ajose

34 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | @SeyiAjose | Keep up with Seyi Ajose on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Seyi Ajose”

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

How This Entrepreneur Makes $150,000 a Month by Helping You Sell Online

Chase Bowers' Shopified App has become a go-to resource for online sellers. Here's how to replicate his success.<p>At first glance, Chase Bowers' success story might seem like an anomaly. In just a few months, he went from $0 in revenue to making more than $150,000 a month--all without leaving his …

Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

How Jerry Seinfeld Made His Millions

Learn the strategy the top 1 percent use to be productive.<p>I always thought that elite performers in the top 1 percent of their fields were able to accomplish so much more than the rest of us because they had some sort of X-factor that allowed them to work harder, longer and better than the rest of …

The 10 Principles of Self-Made Billionaires

Billionaires have something most of us don’t.<p>But that’s only because we haven’t learned it yet.<p>I’ve spent a significant amount of time with …

Self-improvement

10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Here are some proven patterns for achieving your goals, gathered through numerous in-person interviews of successful people from all walks of life.<p>Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame.<p>I spent …

Self-improvement
Self-improvement

5 Great Short-Cuts to Help You Be a Great Boss

Managers now have more free and low-cost tools to help set up employees for success. Manicube, anyone?<p>According to a study by BambooHR, one third of new hires leave their jobs within approximately six months of their start date. Clearly, this is not awesome, especially given the high cost of …

Employee Engagement

6 skills of self-made millionaires everyone should use

Heed the advice of those who have reaped success.<p>Here are six skills used by self-made millionaires that you should be using and building upon each day.

Self-improvement

7 unexpected lessons about success we learned from interviewing more than 65 millionaires

Here are seven of our favorite lessons:<p>When we think of high-powered leaders, people like Donald Trump come to mind — no-nonsense, all-knowing ominous figures. But that isn't always reality. We had the privilege of interviewing Richard Branson and weren't surprised that he approaches leadership …

Entrepreneurship

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Marlon Brando

7 Things Really Successful People Always Do Each Morning

How you start your morning will impact the tone of the whole day. Here's how the most successful people begin things right.<p>Each morning is filled with the unknown. It could be your best day yet or, perhaps, the worst. You do have a fair amount of say in which way the day actually goes. That is, …

Self-improvement

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett

As one of the most successful investors in the world, Warren Buffett is an inspiration to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists everywhere.<p>Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected …

Self-improvement

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While some professionals have managed to start work on a side business while maintaining their integrity in a nine-to-five job, such a setup has little potential for long-term success. Whether you’ve come up …

Entrepreneurship

10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to minimizing risk and maximizing success while living the entrepreneurial dream.<p>A few years ago, I published a post on starting a business while keeping your full-time job. I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn’t go far …

Small Business

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Jim Morrison

4 Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Many first-time entrepreneurs think their first steps should be to build a product or service and raise money to turn it into a successful business. But most experienced entrepreneurs and experts of entrepreneurial practices believe this thinking is wrong. They say the first thing an entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

Top tools to get your startup off the ground

Which comes first – the apps or the business? It might sound like a dumb question, but the consequences of building a business on the wrong software tools can be serious. What if your customer database can’t talk to your accounting system? Or your resource planning is in chaos because everyone’s …

Project Management

50 best things Warren Buffett told investors over past 50 years

Slide 1 of 52<p>It’s been 50 years since Warren Buffett — a.k.a. the Oracle of Omaha — took control of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.15% BRK.B, +0.18% …

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

6 Ways to Stay Mentally Fit for Life

If you’re a parent, you probably monitor the shows your children watch, the music they listen to and the sites they visit online. After all, many desire that their kids not overdo the mental junk food.<p>But how carefully do you monitor your own intakes? Maybe it’s time to take a quick inventory not …

The Unusual Strategy That Made This Woman a Multibillionaire

Elizabeth Holmes's growth strategy flies in the face of conventional startup wisdom.<p>In each generation, an elite few entrepreneurs skyrocket to almost unimaginable heights. Among that already select group, an even more exceptional group emerges: those whose business success affects society in such …

Bill Gates

Hate Being Stuck Behind a Desk? 7 Business Ideas for You.

4 min read<p>Sometimes all you need to jumpstart your career is a change of scenery. Luckily, there are several types of businesses that will allow you to do just that.<p>Here are seven business ideas that will allow you meet new people, contribute to your community and won't keep you stuck behind a desk …

Small Business

5 Fears You'll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is treacherous ground. You’ll face great risks, from the inception of your company through the growth stage, and even as you stabilize and gain momentum. If you’re going to be successful as a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things I Wish I Knew at Age 22 About Work

I've spent a decade running circles in the rat race going from one company to the next. Only recently have I finally set myself free from my work cage and started working on things that I truly care about.<p>And it feels great.<p>Don't get me wrong. I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity …

20 Easy Things That Will Make You the Next Millionaire

Here's everything you need to know in order to make your first million.<p>While you may be looking to make your first million off of your business alone, the fact of the matter is that becoming a millionaire does not just come about by raking in profits from your business. It arises from the decisions …

Personal Finance

Look Bigger And Smarter Than You Really Are With These 7 Web Tools

I always get a kick when someone calls my office (read: calls my cell phone while I’m working on my couch) and expects a receptionist to answer the phone and transfer them to the company president. Er, no, that’s me. I buy my own printer cartridges, design my own website, and pretty much handle …

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

8 Must-Have Tools for Building Your Startup

Finding the right tools to help you run your startup is vital. Here are some irreplaceable online tools that every business should have in its arsenal.<p>There are plenty of tools available for business owners to build their startups, but finding the right choice among so many can be difficult for …

Small Business

Best Binoculars for Earth and Sky

<i>Update for Black Friday: Find sales on binoculars, telescopes and other space goodies today here: The Best Black Friday 2017 Deals for Space Fans</i><p>Most …