Alejandro Martinez Diaz

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These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

Cashierless Tech Is Coming. Here’s How It Will Blow Up Retail

The debut of Amazon’s checkout-less convenience store Amazon Go is one of the biggest evolutions in transactional commerce since Ohio saloonkeeper …

eCommerce

Management Tip: The Simple Power Of Listening

I recently had occasion to speak with a young woman about her early success in management. It had surprised her, as she didn’t feel she was the kind of person who would be very good at it. She’s more on the quiet side, not naturally too authoritative. When I asked her why she thought she’d been …

Employment

Designing the Death of a Plastic

Adam Feinberg had no sooner made a bright yellow thin sheet of plastic than he had to shred it into little pieces. He chose an “I”-shaped mold for the logo of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he is a chemist. Then, he filled it with the plastic bits and stuck it in a hot oven.<p>“I …

Pollution

Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems

DETROIT (AP) — Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you're not paying attention, an insurance industry group warns.<p>The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in a paper titled "Reality Check," issued the warning …

Traffic Safety

Russian PM warns NATO admission of Georgia could trigger 'terrible conflict'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that any future NATO decision to admit Georgia to its ranks could trigger "a terrible conflict" and questioned why the alliance would consider such a move.<p>Medvedev's comments come weeks after President Vladimir Putin warned …

Russia

5 tecnologías que cambiarán al mundo en cinco años

La ciencia ficción siempre nos planteó panoramas apocalípticos y futuros distópicos donde la inteligencia artificial acababa sometiendo al ser …

What you need to know about Management — Whether you want to be a manager or not

“To be, or not to be” is not just a famous Shakespeare quote but a pivotal career question many young adults face when it comes to the choice of …

Don’t worry – you’re not a sex addict

You might be wondering if your Grindr use is getting out of control.<p>You might ask yourself if you’re addicted to sex because you hook up with …

Mental Health

6 Unexpected Signs You're a Much Better Leader Than You Think

Charisma? Drive? Passion? Not exactly.<p>Think for a moment about the most effective boss that you've ever worked with in your life. As you look back, ponder for a moment what made that individual stand out. What characteristics made him or her special?<p>Was it charisma? Drive? Enthusiasm? The ability …

Leadership

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

Self-improvement

How Marketers Can Start Integrating AI in Their Work

According to Constellation Research, businesses across all sectors will spend more than $100 billion per year on Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies by 2025, up from a mere $2 billion in 2015. The marketing industry will be no exception.<p>AI holds great promise for making marketing more …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

How Advanced Analytics Is Changing B2B Selling

From targeted online advertising to more precise recommendation engines, consumer markets are bursting with innovation around machine learning and advanced analytics. While there’s less buzz around business-to-business markets, these innovations are changing the game in B2B as well, even in …

Want to Be Your Own Boss? Here's What You Need to Know

Learn what it means to invest in yourself. Become Your Own Boss.<p>If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the odds are good that you long to be your own boss. It's a sound aspiration, but there are few things you need to know going in. The key to doing well in the long term is to set yourself up for …

Instagram Magnets DIY

3.28.2012<p>Oops I kinda forgot to write the instructions down for this at first. Forgive me, haha. This DIY is so simple the pictures kind of speak for …

How-To: Make Your Own Lick-and-Stick Stickers

Make your own custom lick-and-stick stickers out of scrap paper or pretty magazine clippings with this simple tutorial that Heather from Dollar Store Crafts shared on Home Made Simple!

Cinco recetas para conocer el lemongrass y amarlo

Si alguna vez te preguntaste de dónde viene ese <b>sabor fresco y ligeramente cítrico</b> tan común en las cocinas tailandesa y vietnamita entonces te …

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Consciousness

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, physical …

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

You're drinking plastic, I'm drinking plastic, we're all drinking plastic. Bottled water drinkers may be drinking the most plastic of all.<p>A new study released by Orb Media estimates that on average, a liter of bottled water from big brands like Dasani, Aquafina, and Nestle, contains roughly 10.4 …

Pollution

11 Signs Someone Is Lying To You

New research by Dr. Leanne ten Brinke, a forensic psychologist at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and her collaborators, suggests that our instincts for judging liars are actually fairly strong — but our conscious minds sometimes fail us.<p>Luckily, there are …

University of California

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Every Leader Needs These 3 Qualities to Keep Their Business Growing

Understand how your emotional energy influences your success<p>When I first began my journey as an entrepreneur, I saw so many of my colleagues who had great talent and ideas just never get their business off the ground. I wondered what was I doing that was different which led to my success and I …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

10 startups that died in 2017 — despite $1.7 billion in funding

Where there's life, there's death, and Silicon Valley is no different.<p>For every thriving billion-dollar unicorn, there are endless numbers of start-ups that have passed onto the other side — laying off their engineers with their matching, branded t-shirts; closing down their game rooms filled with …

Startups

21 Side Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can, Too)

Side projects and side hustles can become million-dollar businesses. Just ask these folks.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Or maybe you want to expand your business into a new area. Or maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job--at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle. Should …