Anthony Rolon

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Cookie-Shaped Churros are Easy to Make (& Easier to Eat)

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: The long, fluted churros are easy on the eye, but this rustic,</i> …

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Even if you love your job, it’s common to feel burnt out from time to time. Perhaps you just wrapped up a big project and are having trouble mustering motivation for the next one. It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Or maybe you’re just bored. What’s the …

How Many More "Saves" Are Left In The Central Bank Bazookas?

<b>The master narrative of the global economy shifted six years ago from “China will push global growth for decades to come” to “the central banks can</b> …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dr. Travis Bradberry, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Ways to Engage Your Audience During an Important Meeting

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Audience engagement is an essential part of important meetings and presentations. Attention spans have become increasingly short. You only have a few minutes to pique the interest of your audience.<p>Every time you take the stage -- whether …

Public Speaking

How to Revive a Tired Network

On a scale of one to five, how important is having a good network to your ability to accomplish your goals? When I ask my executive students this question, most of them answer in the fours and fives. Even the most naive of them agree that, like it or not, relationships hold the key to both their …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Tesla

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

Ten lessons from a stock operator

Few stock market operators in American history continue to command as much respect and attention from modern investors as Jesse Livermore. And thanks to American journalist Edwin Lefevre's <i>Reminiscences of a Stock Operator</i>, a work of "fiction" that is in fact a thinly veiled biography of Livermore, …

10 subliminal retail tricks you’re probably falling for

<i>This post is published in partnership with Money. The original can be found at Money.com</i><p>By Susie Poppick, MONEY<p>Today’s marketing strategies aren’t …

20 Must-Reads for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a successful, thriving business isn’t easy. If it was, everyone would do it. According to data presented by the Harvard Business School:<p>25 percent of startups will fail within the first year.<br>• Of those remaining, 36 percent will …

Entrepreneurship

Improve Your Business Intuition By Doing One Simple Thing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I heard an interesting story recently on the Gist podcast about intuition, or the the ability to immediately understand a situation without the need for conscious reasoning. The story was about a mom who allegedly rescued her daughter …

Entrepreneurship

Moody’s Mark Zandi Says the U.S. Economy Will Do Even Better in 2015

WEST CHESTER, PA (TheStreet) -- In general, 2014 was a good year for the U.S. economy, and 2015 should be even better.<p>• Growth should accelerate in …

13 Cool Web Tools to Help You Stay Connected With Your Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s day and age, working interdependently across geographical boundaries is the norm. Whether your team is located with you or working out of a straw hut in Africa, the technology available today makes it easier to not only stay up …

Project Management

The Name Is Bond, Long Bond

<i>Submitted by Shane Obata from Triggers</i><p><b>The Name Is Bond, Long Bond</b><p>In early May of 2013, I came across a presentation by David Rosenberg called …

7 Traits That Will Have You Run With VCs and Soar With Angels

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a startup mentor, I’m always amazed that some entrepreneurs seem to be an immediate hit with investors, while others struggle to get any attention at all. Finally, I realized that venture capitalists and angel investors are actually …

Entrepreneurship

The best tax-planning strategies for small businesses

Good news: you still have time to significantly reduce your 2014 business income tax bill. Here’s a digest of the best year-end tax-saving moves for …

Reading Lists from a 31-Year Old Matthew Barney, a 44-Year-Old Cindy Sherman, and Others

<i>The following recommended reading lists have been excerpted from</i> An Ideal Syllabus: Artists, Critics, and Curators Choose the Books We Need to Read<i>,</i> …

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics

5 Tips for Seeking -- and Weeding Through -- Other People's Opinions About Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my first business at the ripe old age of 25. The upside to my youthful naivete was that I was strongheaded enough to think I could do it. That is to dive headfirst into the payment-processing industry, a crowded, competitive and …

Leadership

Goldman Sachs spooked the market by dethroning OPEC and declaring the US king

The news just became worse for Iran, Russia and Venezuela, and better for motorists around the world: Another big Wall Street voice has weighed in with a forecast of long-term lower oil prices—below what these three nations require to balance their budgets.<p>Oil prices have been plunging for more …

R.I.P. QE

<i>Originally posted at Briefing.com</i><p>There is no question that the U.S. economy is better today than it was when the Federal Reserve started down its …

Meet The Millennials: All You Ever Wanted To Know About America's Youth, In Charts

When it comes to the future of the US, the biggest question mark by far is anything relating to the Millennial generation, those Americans born …

Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is important to entrepreneurs, whether they are starting a new venture or expanding an existing business, as a new or improved product can provide a competitive edge.<p>Innovations may include a completely new product or improving …

Innovation

Is Strategy Dead? 7 Reasons The Answer May Be Yes

I am an ex-strategy consultant. I have an MBA. And I am increasingly convinced the relevancy of both has been permanently diminished. <i>Is strategy dead?</i><p>Webster’s defines Strategy as “a careful plan for achieving a particular goal over a long period of time.” Yet today, what constitutes a long period …

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After years of cutting deals with vendors and customers, most business owners have had their fair share of practice in negotiation. But when it comes to selling their business, many feel unprepared for such an important and elaborate …

Selling

7 Tips for Startups to Engineer Traction and See Big Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not many founders realize that traction can be manufactured and managed and planned and delivered. You’re only as good as the number of people using and, more importantly, paying for what you built.<p>What if I asked how you plan on growing …

Startups

How Financial Bubbles Fester And Burst - Even As The Fed Says Not To Worry

In today’s post Wolf Richter offers some solid insights on the dynamics of financial bubbles which merit further comment. <b>The starting point is to</b> …

The State Of The American Consumer's Finances In 12 Slides

As Business Insider's Elena Holodny points out, the data shows the highest earners in the United States "bouncing back nicely" after the recession, contributing to a growing wealth gap.<p>What else does the Fed say? You can see the data, watch a video about its findings ... or scroll down for the …

Income Inequality

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Investing

I have often written about the emotional and psychological factors that inhibit long-term investment performance (<i>most recently here</i>). Despite …