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5 Successful Strategies We Used to Tackle $40,000 in Debt

When my wife and I were married in 2009, I couldn't resist spoiling my bride.<p>We were in our early 20s, and I wanted to make sure she had the …

'Heini' Himmler: When Nazis Play Cute

<b>(Correction appended January 28, 2014)</b><p>Let’s be honest, there’s something about Nazis that makes them impossible to ignore. Those boots, those …

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit.<p>That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? While you may barely even think about them, costly habits have the potential to wreak havoc on your budget.<p>And, just like bad habits can get you into financial trouble, <i>good</i> habits can help …

How to Retain Your Intrapreneurs | Inc.com

Your organization will inevitably grow as you achieve success. As you grow in size, you, as a pragmatic leader, will have to ask yourself what implication does your company’s growth have for the creative innovators and intrapreneurs that made your success possible? Will the growth of your …

Innovation

What Your Brain Sees May Not Be What You See

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Success

23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

The Customer Support Hierarchy of Needs

Almost five years ago, I was sitting in the conference room of one of the world’s largest insurance companies, trying to push the idea of social customer relationship management to their corporate marketing team. I showed them the power of Twitter and Facebook, and painted pictures of how they …

20 Cafes To Visit In Singapore

<b></b><b>UPDATE: Check out our 2014 Cafe Guide HERE.</b> <i>Get the free Burpple app, available on iPhone and Android.</i><b>1. For A Gorgeous, New Experience: Necessary</b> …

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Natalie Portman interview for Thor: 'A woman kicking ass isn't feminist. That's macho'

Thor's female lead, Natalie Portman, became Hollywood’s most bankable star after winning an Oscar for Black Swan. She talks nerves, motherhood and her Jewish faith<p>Natalie Portman is raving about working in Britain. “It’s amazing to see how robust the British film industry is,” says the actress, who …

Natalie Portman

Top Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Tips on Starting Up

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>Launching a new technology startup is a major undertaking. It's not for the faint of heart. There'll be plenty of mistakes to deal with, late nights at the office, and a hell of a ride all around. But if you're lucky and do a few things right, maybe …

Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Jumpstart Our Business Startup, or JOBS, Act of 2012 will make it possible for companies to raise up to $1 million by tapping individuals through online portals, just as soon as the Securities and Exchange Commission has written the …

When we are young we can never imagine getting old, and yet so many of us are now living longer. Amid all the aches and pains and indignities, there are surprising consolations, reflects Penelope Lively http://gu.com/p/3j8cj/fb Illustration by Rachel Gannon

Do You Deserve Investment Capital? | Inc.com

In my last column, we covered the questions you should ask to help determine whether a venture capital or private equity firm is a structural fit for you. The goal is to not waste your time with no-chance meetings.<p>Now we’re going to back up. Before you approach any potential investor, you need to …

Venture Capital