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7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

Motivation

Three Rules for Building a Billion Dollar Venture

The magic number for successful startups has skyrocketed over the past several decades. Not long ago there were few members of the $100 million club. Today, with global broadband networks reaching nearly everyone, markets are larger and so are the opportunities.<p>Becoming a billion dollar success …

Entrepreneurship

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …

Apps

Five angel investing trends to watch in Canada

Canada's dynamic technology sector is like a constellation of opportunity, with diverse and exciting startups dotting the country. And like the stars above, these bright lights of Canada's new economy are being fuelled by something powerful and unseen: angel investment.<p>From Vancouver to St. John's, …

Sci-Fi Book Review: "Elsewhen"

<i>Elsewhen</i> is a story about star-crossed young lovers, a love story for science fiction fans. Conceived when author/actor Gary Bullock was working at a …

Books

Advice From The World's Top Market Minds

Five billionaires. A miser. A Nobel laureate. A Founding Father. We’ve rounded up the 20 finest market minds—dead or alive—and distilled their timeless wisdom into specific suggestions for stocks, bonds and funds you can buy today. Be warned: You just might get rich.<p><i>Investor profiles by: Tom</i> …

Learn to Grill the Perfect Steak Every Time

How to Make a Galaxy Layered Drip Cake<p>How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork Butt<p>Easy Whole Wheat Bread<p>Cooking Class<p>i have read it is good to sear the steaks …

Investment Ideas For The Next 12 Months

I believe that the U.S. stock market will continue to build upon its secular bull market rally in 2015, and post a positive return, potentially even in the high single digit range, for the year, though there will likely be several more periods of short-term volatility over the course of 2015, …

Keep An Eye On These 6 Stocks That Could Move The Market After Reporting Earnings

<i>Disclosure: I have no positions in American Express, General Electric, IBM, McDonald’s, UnitedHealth or Verizon.</i><p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded as low as 17,243.55 last week then ended the week at 17,511.57, down 225 points for the week and down just 1.7% year-to-date. Even so, the weekly …

Another Earth may be 500 light years away

Some 500 light-years away, a little planet basks comfortably in the heat of its sun. It's probably rocky – as the Earth is – and it's probably just the right temperature to boast liquid water. In other words, it's about as close to Earth as any planet we know of.<p>Unveiled at a recent meeting of the …

90% Of Startups Fail: Here's What You Need To Know About The 10%

As an entrepreneur, I know about failure. I’ve made mistakes, pretty stupid ones. At the same time, though, I’ve been fortunate enough to succeed a few times, too.<p>Along the way, I’ve been able to understand some of the lesser-known reasons that some startups fail, and more importantly why a few …

15 High-Paying Flexible Jobs

The option to telecommute is one that an increasing number of job seekers are factoring in to the hunt for work. The option allows employees to cut down on long commutes and quickly change projects, and often cuts costs for employers as well.<p>To determine the jobs that provide the greatest …

Employment

Africa's Most Successful Women: Mo Abudu

<i>Africa’s Most Successful Women introduces you to the most outstanding African women who are making giant strides in business, politics, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership on the continent and elsewhere around the world.</i><p>Mo Abudu, a 50 year-old Nigerian media entrepreneur and talk show host, …

13 Analyst Stocks at $10 and Under With Huge Implied Upside

Many investors are looking for where to put their money now that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit 18,000. What has been proven time and again …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

Markets

How To Break From Corporate America And Build Your Own Business

Julia Beardwood woke up one day–and like many chained to a corporate job, she bled unhappiness.<p>But unlike many who yearn for change and don’t do anything about it, Julia took a different road.<p>Call it a road of action.<p>As founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she reigns as an expert brand strategist …

The One Word That Sums Up Everything You Need to Do to Be Happier

That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for:<p><b>P</b>ositive Emotion• <b><br>E</b>ngagement<br>• Good <b>R</b>elationships• <b><br>M</b>eaning• <b><br>A</b>ccomplishment<p>Martin Seligman is a professor at the …

Happiness

The Astonishing Trait That All Great Entrepreneurs Possess -- And You Can Too

The trait that great athletes and entrepreneurs possess is the ability to rebound under intense pressure. Athletes and entrepreneurs can overcome seemingly unbelievable and unsurmountable odds.<p>We fill our company with athletes from all walks of life. Our only requirement is that they play all-in …

7 Secrets to Unlock Success and Happiness

I frequently speak at conferences on many topics including innovation, leadership, and the future of mobile technologies. At these conferences, young people often ask me for career advice. I am reminded of my younger days when I was looking for the same. Wisdom from a few people has greatly …

Listen up: Best headphones for the gym, the office or for zoning out

BackBeat Pro headphones from Plantronics ($300)<p>Best headphones for planes, trains, but probably not automobiles<p>The active-noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro headphones from Plantronics are superior in so many ways. To begin with, they are also wireless. With a 24-hour battery life, they can get you …

And the most popular city for Christmas vacation is…

Americans are opting for sun over snow (or Santa) for Christmas Day. The most popular city for travelers this holiday season is also known more for …

Las Vegas

Tech Startup Valuations Explained – It All Comes Down to Willingness

How do tech start-up valuations work?<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do tech start-up valuations work?</i><p><i>Answer by Patrick Mathieson, VC at Toba Capital, on Quora,</i><p>Valuation is merely what buyers and sellers agree that a company is worth. Pick any publicly traded stock and look at its …

Venture Capital

A New Climate? How A Utility, Germany, Elon Musk And Falling Oil Prices Are Conspiring To Fight CO2

In the most recent episode of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i>, there’s a scene in which a high-level EPA administrator appears on television to discuss a report about carbon dioxide levels in Hawaii. The report was real, but fortunately, the apocalyptic proclamation by the fictionalized Richard Westbrook — “The last …

How Many Calories Do I Need To Lose Weight?

Here's exactly how to tell.<p>Calories are those little units of energy we consume whenever we eat, well, anything. And they are arguably the most talked-about part of any weight-loss journey.<p>The general rule is that if you eat more calories than you use, you’ll gain weight. And if you take in fewer …

Fitness

White Males Still Dominate The $23 Billion Angel Investing Community [Infographic]

Angel investors provide nearly as much money to startups as their more highly-touted venture capital brethren. But minorities remain vastly underrepresented among those seeking and providing capital.<p>According to Score.org, the angel investing community last year was composed of 268,000 individuals, …