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The Rockefellers: The Legacy Of History's Richest Man

The Rockefeller legacy began with a 16-year-old bookkeeper in Cleveland, Ohio, whose greatest ambitions were to earn $100,000 and live 100 years. His formal business training included a ten-week class in accounting, as well as a con-artist father who was known to say, “I cheat my boys every chance …

25 Entrepreneurs Reveal What They Wish They'd Known Before Their First Startup

Every entrepreneur — no matter the size of their company — faces tough decisions and seemingly insurmountable struggles at some point in the process of getting their idea off the ground.<p>Think you have what it takes?<p>Rejoiner's Joseph Putnam teamed up with Grasshopper to ask more than two dozen …

8 Smart Ways to Save Money as a Small Business

<i>Sponsored by Skype — Use</i> <i>Skype Credit</i><i> to call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates.</i>It’s tough out there for a small business. When …

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Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

How To Let Go Of Your Guilt And Actually Enjoy Your Downtime

If the thought of taking time to relax and enjoy yourself makes you feel guilty about all of the other things you should be doing, you might need to start making a mental time budget for downtime.<p>I was giving a speech recently when I asked, as I often do, what people would like to spend more time …

10 Quick Tips To Create A Home Office You’ll Actually Want To Work In

Working from home is an awesome perk, but have you inadvertently created a workspace as drab as a cubicle? Here’s how to create the ultimate home office in 10 easy (and inexpensive) steps.<p>Working from home has a lot of upsides— better work-life balance, no commute, but the ability to design an …

'Financial MOT' needed for the over-50s

Think tanks warns of "worringly low financial literacy" among older people<p>The Government should introduce "financial MOTs" for those aged over 50, a think tank has suggested.<p>The Smith Institute has called for bold action to warn people about the danger of problem debt in the same way that campaigns …

Measure your marketing! 7 Simple ways to work out what’s working and what’s not » Women Unlimited

For many of today’s business owners, Lord Leverhulme’s famous quote from the end of the 19th Century, still rings true<p>Half the money I spend on …

How To Get Things Done! - Fire Up Today

I want to come clean and be real honest with you. I struggle with to-do lists, productivity programs, and time management plans. While all these …

Any Idiot Can Do Social Media

by Eve Mayer<br>CEO Social Media Delivered<p>You are a CEO (or if not, let’s pretend for a moment that you are) in charge of improving the customer service and sales of your company, which are currently both done by phone. You need better customer service and you need more sales by phone. At just this …

OracleVoice: 8 Strategies For Putting Customers At The Core Of Your Business http://onforb.es/19XdoWJ How can your company become more successful at placing customers in the center of the business?

3 Beliefs That Will Transform Your Work-Life Balance

It was probably about my third month living New York City that I realized that I had lost control. I was working long days while also trying to stay fit, build rapport in the media community, and have a vivacious social life (and maybe get some shut-eye). My schedule would be booked for weeks in …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.<p>I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A …

So many employees in today's workforce worry about job security–but if you can become indispensable to your employer, it may be less of a concern. Here's how to be indispensable at work: http://bit.ly/1ejiuCB

7 Reasons Why All Employees Need To Be 'Suitcase Entrepreneurs'

I was excited to read Natalie Sisson’s new Amazon bestseller, <i>The Suitcase Entrepreneur: Create freedom in business and adventure in life,</i> which outlines her best strategies, tips and hacks on building a location-independent business. Sisson is a fellow Forbes contributor and writes exhaustively …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Public Speaking

Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>April 16, 2013</b><p>Find your signature voice... People are drawn to and influenced by leaders who communicate authentically, connect easily with people, and have immediate impact. So how do you become one of them? How can you learn to "own the room"? This book will help you …

Leadership

3 Habits of an Entrepreneur's Perfect Spouse

Here are three crucial tips for keeping your marriage and company on track.<p>Investor Carl C. Icahn, began his career on Wall Street in 1968--and is now worth an estimated $20 billion dollars. But he didn't get to the top alone. The 77 year-old investor has publicly attributed much of this success to …

Relationships

How to Work Less and Do More

Work/life balance is every entrepreneur's dream. Here are one entrepreneur's tips for growing your business without giving up your life outside the office.<p>About a year ago, a CEO I know well was on the verge of burning out so she decided to set about transforming her business-life routine. She …

Time Management

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

Time Management

Wealth Means Having No Financial Limits And $1M Is Not Enough, Millionaires Say

A dollar isn’t what it used to be, and neither is one million dollars apparently.<p>That’s according to about 4,500 investors surveyed by UBS who say wealth comes at the $5 million mark. Anything under that and chances are you won’t feel wealthy.<p>But perhaps more insightful is how those surveyed define …

This Little Word Will Make You a Better Manager

Add this magic word to negative feedback to make it radically more effective.<p>Giving feedback is hard. VC Ben Horowitz named it one of hardest skills for executives to master. "Even the most basic CEO building blocks will feel unnatural at first," he writes, noting, that "giving feedback turns out …

University of Chicago

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

Why Every Email Should Be 5 Sentences Long

“Proper email is a balance between politeness and succinctness,” entrepreneur-investor-author Guy Kawasaki tells Entrepreneur.com. “Less than five sentences is often abrupt and rude, more than five sentences wastes time.”<p>In this way, the email is like poem. A sonnet maybe, with the way its …

Guy Kawasaki

Reporter accidentally draws a penis on live TV

One of those things is to draw a penis - but clearly this reporter didn't get the memo about that one.<p>Local ABC reporter Siobhan Riley was talking to …

Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day

I’ve been talking about the 7 Non-Negotiablesover the past several weeks leading up to the release of my book, <i>The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results</i>. Today I’d like to present the 7th and final Non-Negotiable on the list. It is <b>Gratitude</b>.We develop an “attitude of …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity