Alex Vasquez

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What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

The 14 Principles Of The Future Organization

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing a series of posts on the 7 Principles of the Future Employee and the Evolution of the Employee. This was followed by the 10 Principles of the Future Manager followed by the Evolution of the Manager. Today I want to introduce the 14 Principles of the Future …

The Workplace

6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions

Founder of Renters Warehouse<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s often thought that you need a significant amount of capital to start a business, this isn’t always the case.<p>Yes, many successful companies were launched with a significant amount of funding, but it’s …

Entrepreneurship

Low Crude Oil Prices Hammer Tesla

When pump prices for gasoline hover around $3.50 a gallon, Americans buy more fuel-efficient vehicles than they do when prices fall below $3.00 a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

7 weird things that turn women on

What science can tell us about the many bizarre quirks of human desire<p>The question of what women want has been baffling people for years. Many books, papers, irate blogs, pick-up artist seminars, films, art, and music have been devoted to this pressing topic, each one seeming to contradict the …

xstrology.org

Standing on one leg for 20 seconds can predict chance of dementia

The inability to stand on one leg for more than 20 seconds is associated with microbleeds and "silent" strokes<p>Balancing on one leg may indicate if a person is at risk of dementia or stroke, a study has found.<p>Scientists found that an inability to stand on one leg for more than 20 seconds was …

Here's What Venture Capitalists Want To Fund In 2015 - And What They Don't

It’s a head-spinning time for venture capitalists. This year, they’re continuing to get disrupted by upstarts from angel investors to new giants like Andreessen Horowitz, yet they also enjoyed the most initial public offerings since 2000, including several this week. Then late this year, things …

This optical illusion can make you hallucinate naturally

<b>Warning: Video can cause hallucinations</b><p><b>Hey kids, wanna hallucinate without taking any drugs?</b><p>Then put in some headphones, hit full screen and watch …

Get the First Look at the New Zelda’s Massive World

Nintendo has been dropping hints all year that the next Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U would have a huge overworld. New footage of the upcoming …

Shigeru Miyamoto

7 simple weight-loss foods

Looking to lose weight? You’re not alone. With the majority of Americans wanting to slim down, it’s all too common to hear what you should cut out of your diet to drop a few pounds. For a refreshing change, check out these seven simple foods that you can add to your diet for a tasty way to help …

9 Sleeping Habits to Enhance Your Productivity

<i>Firas Kittaneh is the CEO of One Mall Group.</i><p>Coffee, late night email and the snooze button sap people of energy, compromising an employee’s overall performance at work. Though these things seem innocent, an evening cup of Joe, one quick reply to a colleague and an extra 15 minutes of shut-eye in …

xstrology.org

The American Diesel Plane That Could Bring Private Flight to China

If you’re the kind of person that tends to notice these things, a fair weather weekend stroll in any Chinese city or town lacks a distinct sound: the …

Omega-3 Brain Foods

If your kids are anything like mine they love noodles. ...<p>The hottest healthy aging story these days is the one about...<p>Have you strayed from wheat …

Organic Food

Russia’s Run Capital injects $6 millon in Californian mobile marketing startup AppInTop

AppInTop, a California-based company founded by Russian serial entrepreneur Nikolay Evdokimov, has secured $6 million in a series A round from Moscow-based Run Capital. The capital injection will be used for marketing and business development.<p>AppInTop develops a mobile marketing platform that helps …

How to Have the Healthiest Day of Your Life

Follow this hour-by-hour playbook to stay energized, organized, and focused all day, everyday.<p><b>6 a.m. Sleep a little longer</b> "Getting enough quality shut-eye affects not only your metabolism but also the quality of your day," says registered dietitian Laura Cipullo, author of <i>Healthy Habits</i>. Rather …

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

You're Going To Make These Entrepreneurial Mistakes

The common thread that’s driven the American Dream throughout our nation’s 200-year history is the desire to achieve autonomy.<p>The world of entrepreneurship is just one of many roads toward self-determination. It’s also one that’s paved with difficulties for anyone who dares to take the journey. …

Don't start a business, find a problem and solve it #HeshdeSilva - Capital Business

I was recently speaking at Nairobi Chapel. After asking a question to almost 4000 people in two services – over 90% of the hands went up.<p>The crowd …

Nonstop Games has tips on how to grow your game startup

It’s easy to register a business and call it a game startup, but how do you take it beyond a two or three-man outfit into a powerhouse studio more …

Candy Crush Saga

E-Commerce Guru: Here Are The Top 9 Ways To Be A Successful Startup

It has been eight years since he and six mates began CatchOfTheDay, now one of Australia's most recognised and respected deals sites.<p>"We started the site with the simple premise of offering just one unbeatable deal a day," he said, adding "Most people told us we were crazy."<p>"'How can you build a …

Australia

5 Things You Should Have Before Starting a Business

When you're embarking on this new adventure, you need to be mentally and physically prepared.<p>Want to maximize your chances of building your scrappy startup into a successful enterprise? Make sure you've got these give essential elements in place before you launch.<p><b>1. A realistic personal budget.</b><p>When …

Small Business

What Really Motivates Entrepreneurs to Start Companies

Sure, being your own boss is popular, but some entrepreneurs just have a case of a good business idea that won't go away.<p>No two entrepreneurs are alike, and if you ask a few what inspired them to take the leap and start a business, chances are you'll get different responses. Perhaps that's why it …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Know What Really Makes You Happy? Try Tracking It

Throughout our careers and lives, the big decisions we have to make usually lead back to a single, overriding concern: What really makes me happy? Too often we try to answer these questions without knowing or understanding the real data from our lives. Our self-analysis devolves into speculation or …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Investing All of Your Money

Entrepreneur, Author and Angel Investor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, James Altucher, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>In the history of capitalism, this is the hardest time ever to invest. People are going broke, losing their jobs, and …

Investing