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Simon T. Bailey-MA, CSP, CPAE on LinkedIn: “My 15 year old daughter…

Health care's Three Amigos? The big names behind a new push

NEW YORK (AP) — Can a legendary investor, the king of on-line retail and a Wall Street financier find a cure for what ails America's health care system?<p>The trio of Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon have had enough success in their respective industries that they are at least being given …

Health Care

Fujifilm to Cut 10,000 Jobs at Xerox Venture in Overhaul

Xerox Corp., a once-iconic American innovator that became synonymous with office copy machines, is ceding control to Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings Corp. …

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Job to Start a Business | Inc.com

Are you an entrepreneur at heart that's stuck in the 9-to-5 rat race? If so, you're not alone. According to a study, almost half of Americans want to become their own boss.<p>As a business owner myself, I always offer words of encouragement to anyone that has the desire to dive into entrepreneurship. …

Entrepreneurship

A researcher who spoke with 45 self-made multi-multimillionaires realized they all had something unexpected in common

You don't talk about money.<p>This tradition is extremely widespread in Germany, and the taboo has spread to science.<p>Very little research has been done so far on the extremely private group of the German super-rich.<p>Rainer Zitelmann from the University of Potsdam has therefore set himself on a rarely …

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

People Judge You Based on These Two Things, According to a Harvard Psychologist

You already know that making a good first impression can go a long way. But forget all the advice you’ve received about dressing to impress or …

Simon T. Bailey-MA, CSP, CPAE on LinkedIn: “Very eye opening and certainly…

RANKED: 9 countries expats love where the cost of living is cheapest

If you don't need to be in the office, working abroad can be a good way to make your money go further than it does in the UK — where the average cost of living is about £1,716.61 per month, according to online freelance marketplace PeoplePerHour (PPH).<p>A new report released by PPH ranks 33 of the …

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

The Power Of Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Important In Business

<i>By Greg Mercer</i><p>I truly believe that successful businesses have a duty to give something back to society. Introducing philanthropic projects has been one of the most rewarding parts of building my company for me. More importantly, I have found that these charitable acts of kindness spread very …

How Silicon Valley can level the playing field for women

Silicon Valley has a woman problem. Sexual harassment. Sex discrimination. Lack of funding for women. Men in Silicon Valley just can’t seem to figure out how to work with women, especially with female entrepreneurs.<p>What can Silicon Valley, especially venture capitalists, do to level the playing …

Sir Richard Branson's Advice to Entrepreneurs: Screw It, Just Do It | Inc.com

Last month I had an incredible opportunity to meet and speak with Sir Richard Branson before my keynote at VTEX Day 2017, the top e-commerce conference in Brazil. I asked him what advice he had for entrepreneurs and after thinking about it for a few seconds he fired back, "Screw it, just do it." …

Entrepreneurship

Real estate startup Redfin is getting ready for an IPO

Redfin is backed by some of Silicon Valley's biggest names, and plans to begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol "RDFN," it said in the S-1 filing with the SEC.<p>Redfin pegged the size of the offering at $100 million, though that number is likely just a placeholder that will be …

Easy Tips to Try Meditating

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Don't Thrive in School

Why some entrepreneurs are better off skipping the formal education route.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother Adam and I, like a lot of really successful entrepreneurs, never finished college. Our grades in school were very good, but we didn’t go on to college …

Announcing the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup + Pitch-off agenda

It’s happening! TechCrunch is coming to Israel for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv on the evening of Wednesday June 28. It’s going to be an awesome event.<p>TechCrunch doesn’t come to Tel Aviv often enough, so we wanted to do something special for our meetup here. In addition to the …

How Wonder Woman Is Inspiring Business Leaders Worldwide

Entrepreneurs can relate to the many struggles Wonder Woman has achieving her destiny.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the movie that has the entire country talking. The latest DC Comics-based film, <i>Wonder Woman</i>, blasted into theaters, inspiring a new generation of …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Self-improvement

We must ensure the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a force for good

Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce<p>We are living in a time of extraordinary change. In this Fourth Industrial Revolution, every individual, …

Wall Street fear is threatening a dramatic comeback in the stock market

The days of tranquil, docile markets may be nearing an end. Measures of risk are rearing their heads once again, with the CBOE Volatility Index VIX, …

Tony Robbins: The Real Secret to Being Happy and Rich | Inc.com

For some people, that means owning a beautiful home with an exquisite garden. For others, it means raising three wonderful children. For some, it means writing a novel or a song. For others, it means building a billion-dollar business. And for some, it means being one with God. In other words, it's …

Self-improvement

The Science Behind Empathy and Empaths

As a psychiatrist and an empath, I am fascinated by how the phenomenon of empathy works. I feel passionately that empathy is the medicine the world …

We Are Called to Be Faithful, Not Successful

In the spring of 2015, I faced an intimidating ministry transition. My family was serving in a small church plant on the west side of Indianapolis, …

This Will Inspire You to Design Your Ideal Future

If this is the year you have finally resolved to take full responsibility of your life and become the best version of yourself, now’s the time to …

Motivation

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

7 Ways that Driven and Successful Servant Leaders Stand Out | Inc.com

I was talking to my business coach (everyone should have one, by the way, no matter how high up the ladder you are) about the art and science of Servant Leadership, and how its key tenets impact businesses--from startups to Fortune 100.<p>The conversation took a turn. How do you explain it to people? …

Leadership

How To Deal With That Coworker Who’s Acting Like Your Boss

You already have a boss, thank you very much. So here’s what to do, in this order.<p>You’ve got a coworker who, to put it diplomatically, has a hard time keeping their leadership tendencies in check. To tell it like it is: He treats you like he’s the boss. He provides tons of constructive feedback …

These 10 online courses will teach you skills you didn’t learn in college

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>GaudiLab/ShutterStock<p>A bachelor's degree may be a prerequisite for <i>some</i> jobs, but that doesn't mean spending four years at college will teach …