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This Billionaire Investor Who Predicted the Financial Crisis Says His Seven Bubble Indicators Are 'Flickering'

He sees a recession by 2020.<p>One of America’s wealthiest hedge-fund managers says his favorite indicators of economic trouble are ‘flickering’ and …

Hedge Funds

Here's What the Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do Differently

Raising children who grow up to be high-achieving individuals takes work, strategic thinking and discipline on the part of parents. It involves thinking carefully about what can be done to mold them into people who contribute to society and then doing what it takes--every single day--to hold them …

Want to Get Better at Making Tough Decisions? Use This Simple Strategy

<i>How can people become more effective decision makers in business and in life? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Gary Hecht, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at</b> …

University of Illinois

If You Do One Thing For Your Kids, Plan For Your Death

Despite how it safeguard's their families, many men avoid will-writing and estate planning. What is it that makes them so hesitant to do …

Estate Planning

Reddit Parenting Advice: The 23 Best Caregiving Tips From a Careless Website

So many people on Reddit want to help raise your kids.<p>Every parent worries about their kid’s safety and well-being. And every parent wants to raise a …

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

The best DIY home security systems

So you want to protect your home, but you’re not interested in getting a hard-wired system installed. We get it – why have someone else do it when …

Home Security

Accurately Vet A Good Salesperson With a 10-minute Phone Interview?

You bet.<p>In my last post, I shared a simple way to distinguish a potentially good sales hire from a bad one via a single email exchange--at the start of the application process. My next step in vetting a good salesperson is still about testing curiosity and commitment. The idea is this: selling is …

What Is the 80/20 Rule? The Pareto Principle Explained

The 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) can help you boost your productivity by doing what really moves your goals forward.<p>Episode #512<p>play …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 …

Financial Services

My deep dive into one of the largest dark web hacking forums | Dylan Curran

I spent three weeks studying FreeHacks, one of the dark web’s biggest platform for hackers. From passports to credit cards, nothing is safe<p>The darknet (or dark web) is one of the most fascinating vestiges of humanity we’ve ever seen. It’s an aggregated swamp of all the darkest aspects of internet …

Credit Cards

The $50 Clock That Keeps My Toddler In Bed Every Morning

Mella is a sleek sleep-training clock that uses colors and cute smiles to let kids when it's okay to get up.<p>I never wanted to convert my daughter’s …

How To Create A Business Plan

Business plans have long been a critical document for new businesses. Are they still relevant? If so, what best practices and data can help you create a winning document that will help your business get the funding you need and ensure your venture lasts?<p>Before digging into the best way to craft a …

Entrepreneurship

7 Tips to Ensure Your Child Is Financial Successful

How allowance and other methods can teach the importance of being financially savvy.<p>If you're a parent, you know the challenges that come with raising children. It's a fulltime job trying to teach your kids to be honest, responsible, to value hard work and, at the same time, encouraging them to be …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

Apple's Shocking New iPhone Feature Will Forever Change the Way You Use Your Device

The tech behemoth just added a feature to the planned iOS 12 system that I'd never thought I'd see--and that I'm surprisingly grateful for.<p>I'll shortly get to the surprising new features for the i-Phone, embedded in the fall's upcoming iOS 12 update, but first, some important background.<p>Even though …

How the Book 'To Sell Is Human' Changed My Thinking

In 'To Sell is Human,' Daniel Pink discusses what it means to be human. Selling is not just a job of a salesperson. We all sell something everyday.<p>Using loads of data and multiple studies, Daniel Pink argues that 99% of us are selling something every day. This something could be a product, a …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Everyday | Fatherly

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Relationships

All I Really Need To Know I Learned From My Father

My father was not an entrepreneur, but he inspired me to become one. He taught me so many great lessons in my life, but I use five of the most important lessons every day. They help me to be a better businessman, husband, father, friend.<p><b>Always treat everyone with respect.</b> When I was in high school …

How To Transform Marketing Into A Revenue-Generating Accountability Function

“It’s a wonderful time to be a CMO in the B2B world,” suggested Margaret Molloy, in a recent Forbes article. The role is rapidly changing and those marketers who can lead the change are poised to have significant impact. Prior to joining Optanix as CMO, Melissa Puls, as CMO of Progress, helped …

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

How Wealthy Investors Avoid Losing Money

<b>By Pam Krueger, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>This has been one of the longest running bull markets in the history of the stock market. But the last six months have been a roller-coaster ride, including a dramatic one-day drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Index of over 1,100 points in February immediately …

Investing

Reed Hastings won by studying Amazon — then running in the opposite direction

Netflix is an unassuming insurrectionist.<p>CEO Reed Hastings is known for the endearing sweaters he wears during his investor calls. Past and present …

17 Homes And Appliances That Prove We're Already Living In The Future

No, we aren't talking about Pat from Smart House.

Social Media

13 Best Practices For Designing Customer Satisfaction Surveys (CSAT)

There are many places you can go wrong in constructing and delivering a customer satisfaction survey that can keep you from getting an accurate picture of your customer experience. And most companies <i>do</i> go wrong in their survey design and delivery–often in multiple ways. (Alarming but true: If you …

Employee Engagement

7 must-have devices for your smart home office

From audio-augmenting ear buds to automated coffee machines, here are the seven most effective devices for working at home.<p>A home office has the …

Smart Homes

The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook: Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2018</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Whether you're imagining your new business to be the next big thing in Silicon Valley, a pivotal B2B provider, or an anchor in your local community, the "HBR Entrepreneur's Handbook" is your …

Entrepreneurship

How Leaving Social Media Increased My Bottom Line

I spent an entire quarter unplugged from social media - and my sales and customer engagement went up. Here's why social could be hurting your business<p>Many business owners and entrepreneurs I know make a grand assumption: They have to be on social media. They've seen Mark Zuckerberg on Capital Hill …