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Leaders Need To Move From The Top Of Hierarchies To The Center Of Networks

In the early 20th century, the great sociologist Max Weber noted that the sweeping industrialization taking place would lead to a change in organization. As cottage industries were replaced by large enterprises, leadership would have to become less traditional and charismatic and more organized and …

Charisma

Warren Buffett made a startling confession that goes against everything you've been led to believe about his investing success

He spilled the beans on something he has been doing quietly behind the scenes for years.<p>I have written about this in my books.<p>And now, after all these years, he has finally confessed.<p>It is a revelation that goes against all you have been led to believe about his extraordinary investment success.<p>And …

Tech workers looking to make a difference in the world should donate their skills

Arjuna Costa Contributor<p>Arjuna Costa is a partner at Omidyar Network and early stage investor in Ruma.<p>In 2011, the Chelsea soccer club had one of the best goalkeepers in the world, Petr Čech, but he’d been plagued by injuries.<p>They needed to develop an eventual replacement for the 29-year old Czech, …

10 mind-numbing questions from the book that's considered the Holy Grail for landing a Wall Street job

Strats — short for strategists — work on trading floors alongside the traders creating models for pricing and risk management, etc. The job description is similar to that of a quantitative analyst, but quants typically aren't on the trading floor.<p>Interviews for these sorts of positions tend to be …

Job Interviews

Opinion: You can easily mimic a hedge fund’s performance — without the blowups

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The way to make money, John Rockefeller famously once said, is to buy when blood is running in the streets.<p>And one …

Hedge Funds

Create Your Own Hedge Fund: Trade Stocks Like A Fund Manager

Turn your stock portfolio into your own personal hedge fund with the help of this online course

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Henny Ray Abrams/APIf you have money invested in the stock market, you know how scary and volatile the market can be. Sure, we know …

NGP Vets Form New Energy-Focused Private Equity Firm

Michael Lebourgeois is quietly moving on from NGP Energy Technology Ventures, in order to form a New Orleans-based private equity firm called Black …

Sanders' Economic Plan Torn Apart By Former Clinton, Obama Economists

They say a new analysis of the plan makes “claims that cannot be supported by the economic evidence."<p>Bernie Sanders' economic plan has sparked a heated debate among Democratic economists over whether it could work.<p>Four former chairs of the White House Council of Economic Advisers published a letter …

Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: What Pandora Got Wrong And Uber Got Right

News and insights for business owners from around the Web:<p><b>Bubblewatch</b><p>Here’s what Pandora got wrong and Uber got right: “I also think the document shows that Uber is more interested in building a global enterprise and changing the world than a roadshow and an IPO. And this is exactly the opposite …

Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman dropped two of Wall Street's horror show stocks

In the fourth quarter, Cooperman sold all of his shares in SunEdison and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, his fund's latest 13F filing shows.<p>Omega had held more than 5.32 million shares of SunEdison at the end of the third quarter.<p>SunEdison's shares have collapsed more than 80% since July. Omega first …

How I Went From $40,000 in Debt to a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I came from a family where money was always an issue. My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was …

Personal Finance

50+ Killer Business & Ecommerce Books

Can you remember the last book you read? Was it Harry Potter? The Martian? Or Fifty Shades of Something? Can you think of any business books or …

StartUp

The first season was a breakthrough, with host Alex Blumberg taking listeners inside a startup from conception to funding and many more challenges. That startup: his own, podcast network Gimlet Media. The second season, which ended this summer, switched to follow Dating Ring, a dating company …

Looker Just Raised $48 Million As Its CEO Says It's Getting Tougher For Startups To Impress

Frank Bien didn’t exactly mean to raise tens of millions of dollars to start 2016. But when a top venture firm called because so many of its own portfolio startups were using Looker, the software startup where Bien is CEO, that quickly changed. The company’s ensuing $48 million raise, from top firm …

Startups

Meet Portland’s newest VC firm: Elevate Capital looks to invest in Oregon startups

Entrepreneurs in Oregon — including those among underrepresented groups — have a new option to finance their startups.<p>Elevate Capital launched today …

99.5% of startup fundraising advisors are crooks and charlatans

Working for an early-stage investor, I receive many emails from fundraising advisors, corporate finance advisors, placement agents etc. to tell me …

Choosing The Right Startup Funding Sources Makes All The Difference

In October 2014, I identified ten companies that are disrupting their industries through technology. I have been watching this group of companies; waiting for one of them break out of the pack with some newsworthy sales growth, funding round, or other event that can teach us entrepreneurs about …

The Startup Game

A few weeks ago, the Guesstimate beta came out. It’s pretty cool; it’s like Excel with Crystal Ball built right in. You can input a single number or …

Can Silicon Valley Save The American Dream?

I met Willie Carter back in December 2012. At the time, I was a speechwriter for President Obama and, as I prepared remarks for an upcoming trip to a …

Stop Whining, Just Get it Done — A Weightlifter’s Guide to Finance

Jon North: “Donnie do you mind if I ask you a question?”<p>Donnie Shankle: “Yes brother, what’s the question”<p>Jon North: “How do you get so strong?”<p>Donne …

Plains All American raises $1.5 billion from private equity firms, calms investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Plains All American Pipeline LP said on Tuesday it has secured $1.5 billion in new financing from private equity firms, aimed at easing investor fears that the U.S. midstream company would cut shareholder payouts amid slumping crude oil prices.<p>The private equity firms paid a 20 …

How This Two-Year-Old Startup Is Disrupting the Health Care Industry

Hometeam is poised to disrupt the $80 billion in-home senior care market. What makes its business model successful? The company takes a cut of its own to offer employees a wage that doubles the industry standard.<p>With a fresh injection of venture capital, Hometeam is poised to disrupt the $80 …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

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