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7 Ways To Stop Researching And Start Taking Action On Your Ideas

You’ve got the creative itch. Maybe you want to write a book, start a company, learn a new programming language, or do anything else where you can …

Outsourcing

5 Ways to Invest Smarter at Any Age

The key is settling on the right stock/bond mix and sticking to your guns. Here's how.<p><i>Welcome to Day 4 of MONEY’s 10-day Financial Fitness program.</i> …

Retirement

10 Reasons I'm Thankful I'm a Real Estate Investor

The holiday season is a great time to reflect and be thankful for so many good things in our lives. In addition to family, friends and health, I …

Entrepreneurship

Will Your Child Be Fat?

You might not be the best judge of that. Here's what you need to know about the health risks of obesity and the simple changes all families can make.<p>Is real baby fat a problem?<p>For the most part, a plump baby will start looking a lot leaner once he starts running around. But if your infant starts …

Parenting

Study Reveals Which Countries Have The Best Diets In The World (And Which Have The Worst)

If you're looking for some healthy eating inspiration, you might to book a holiday to Africa.<p>Because a global study has revealed the countries with …

Nutrition

Startup advice, briefly

<i>This is a very short summary with lots left out—here is the long version:</i> <i></i><i>http://startupclass.samaltman.com</i><i></i><br>You should start with an idea, not a …

Peter Thiel

Use Strength Training to Fight Belly Fat

While you can't get rid of belly fat through crunches alone, a Harvard study finds that increasing weight training will have the biggest positive …

Exercise

How to Start Tracking Your Spending in 7 Minutes Flat

If you want to save more or get out of debt, knowing where your money goes now is an essential first step.<p><i>As part of our 10-day series on Total</i> …

Personal Finance

Here's Your Job Offer - Take It Or Leave It!

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan and I found you just at the right time, during my job hunt! I was so excited last week and now I’m not sure what to do. I’ve been interviewing with two companies but one of them has kind of gone silent.<p>I had an interview and got a follow-up call with some questions for me, …

Employment

How Mark Cuban, Richard Branson, and Larry Ellison Failed Spectacularly Before Becoming Billionaires | Inc.com

You've read it and heard it dozens of times: You can't have spectacular success unless you're willing to take some big risks. The thing about risks is, they don't always work out well. Sometimes they work out really, really badly--and that's OK. You can have a great big failure, lose almost …

Market Capitalization

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

3 Strange Social Hacks for Amazing First Impressions

<b>“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” undoubtedly you’ve heard this phrase.</b><p>But is it actually possible? Can we look at look someone (or something) for …

Success Can Come at Any Age. Just Look at These 6 Successful Entrepreneurs.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Based on the way startups are covered in the media today, it’s easy to feel like all founders are in their teens or 20s. Stories abound of young millionaires and entrepreneur teenagers, but that’s only part of the picture. There are …

Entrepreneurship
Motivation

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

These eight sectors are hotbeds of opportunity for entrepreneurs with the foresight and motivation to take advantage.<p>The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market …

Peter Thiel

Anytime, Anywhere, No Weights Required - The Benefits of Bodyweight Training

Let’s face it, not everyone’s comfortable at the gym. For some the setting is alien, others feel self conscious and would rather avoid it, or it …

Bootstrapping 1.0 With Bert Jacobs of Life Is Good | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: This article is part of a</i> <i>series profiling companies that started up for less than $10,000</i><i>.</i><p><b>Company:</b> Life Is Good<b><br>Initial investment:</b> <i></i>$200<b>How he spent it:</b> <i></i>Blank shirts, screenprinting, peddlers' permits; eventually, $4,600 on a used van and a computer<b><br>2014 revenue:</b> $100 million-plus<p>-<i>-As</i> …

Selling

15 Insights Into Giving A Great Presentation

You'll gain confidence when you're well-practiced in proper technique and understand how an audience absorbs information.<p>Brazilian company SOAP Presentations, which has designed presentations for major clients like Samsung, Microsoft, and Google, collected 15 bits of insight that can help you …

Time Management

The Smartest Money Tips for 2015 From Warren Buffett and 10 Other Experts | Inc.com

Want more wealth in 2015? Most of us do, but we're not sure how to get there. To help us figure it out, the finance site GOBankingRates compiled one piece of advice from 11 top financial wizards for the coming year, and invited readers to vote for the best. If there's a consensus among the experts, …

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Read Her Mind

<b>2. She sounds like a Chipmunk.</b><br>Notice her voice becoming slightly squeakier when she's chatting with you? Then she probably thinks you're a hottie. Researchers in Scotland found that when women left voice mail messages for a man they found attractive, their voices shot up in pitch.<p><b>3. She plays with</b> …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

Time Management

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Genealogy

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How Great Entrepreneurs Got Started

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 20 years ago, after speaking at a conference in beautiful Pebble Beach, Calif., I happened to catch the keynote by a little-known entrepreneur from Japan, Masayoshi Son. I was struck by Son's bold vision for his young company, a …

Entrepreneurship

Peter Thiel's 4 Rules For Building A Billion-Dollar Business

The "don" of the PayPal mafia, Peter Thiel, is one of the most intriguing characters in business today. He was a founder of PayPal, as well of data analysis firm Palantir, and is also a successful investor, creating both Clarium Capital and the Founders Fund.<p>Yet it is not only Thiel's success that …

Peter Thiel

Lecture 13 - How to be a Great Founder (Reid Hoffman)

12 Pivotal Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki | Inc.com

Guy Kawasaki is well known for his support of innovation and entrepreneurship, having been an early employee of Apple, then going on to start, advise, and assist a number of successful technology companies.<p>He also claims to be one of the only people to work for Steve Jobs twice and survive. He …

Entrepreneurship

Here Is the One Surprising Thing All Successful Entrepreneurs Have | Inc.com

A while back, I sat on a panel at a conference for entrepreneurs. There were three successful entrepreneurs and myself. As usual, the classic question came up, "What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?" The first panelist said, "Passion! You must be passionate, or you'll never achieve …

Entrepreneurship