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19 books to read if you want to get rich

If it works for them, why couldn't it work for you?<p>Here, we've highlighted some of the best books about managing your money and achieving wealth out there, from expert-recommended classics to some of our favorite new editions.<p>No guarantees, of course — but if you want to get rich, it can't hurt to …

Investing

Using fewer brain ‘tools’ may speed learning

Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others require extra time or practice? To find the answer, researchers designed a study …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Flying

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

“Facts Do Not Cease To Exist Because They Are Ignored”

<i>Submitted by Michael Lebowitz of 720 Global</i><p><b>Courage</b><p><i>“The kid had a 94-mile-per-hour fastball, a clean delivery, and a body that looked as if it had</i> …

Wheat Belly arguments are based on shaky science, critics say

Critics say the anti-wheat claims made by leading health crusader Dr. William Davis are based on shaky science, an investigation by <i>the fifth estate</i> …

What to Do If You’re Smarter than Your Boss

You want to work for a great boss — someone you can respect and learn from. But what if your manager isn’t good at his job? What if you’re more competent or have greater skills? Should you be raising a ruckus or keeping your head down? And how do you get what you need without making your boss look …

75 Essential Cheat Sheets for Designers and Programmers

Web Design, Web Develoment<p>Programming is not an easy job and requires a lot of concentration and expertise. You might get stuck anywhere in the code …

HTML5 Cheat Sheet

Here’s a really useful HTML5 TAG CHEAT SHEET.<p>It comes helpful when you are creating or re-designing pages and sites in HTML5.<p>Whether you are a …

13 Static Site Generators to Help You Build Your Ultimate Website - I am programmer

Jekyll is a simple, user friendly static site generator powered by Ruby, and is also the engine behind GitHub Pages.<p>It takes a template directory …

Grab 24 Free Ebooks to Learn a New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

The 10 Most Popular New Businesses for Entrepreneurs to Start

Surprise! Technology is not on the list.<p>Dreaming of starting a business and wondering what kind it should be? We can't answer that, but we can tell you the types of businesses other entrepreneurs are most interested in starting.<p>Every month, more than a million people visit Bplans and search among …

Top Resources for Entrepreneurs, from TNW Deals

Planning to launch your own business? The road ahead can be hard and treacherous — and every ounce of wisdom about what to expect can help keep you on the right track.<p>At TNW Deals, we’ve got a bunch of great offers on must-have tutorials for essential entrepreneurial skills, and digital resources …

LatestFreeStuff.co.uk 'Freeganism' Site Is Coming To America

The very best entrepreneurs are successful because they love what they do. There really is no substitute for a passionate founder, so perhaps that’s why Deepak Tailor has succeeded in building a site that receives more than 400k hits per month, with 75,000 email subscribers, simply by recommending …

What I'd Do Differently If I Was Learning To Code Today

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’ve been learning to build iOS apps in Objective-C for the past few months and I’m finally starting to really get my head around it. It’s been a lot harder and taken a lot longer than I expected.<p>I often get stuck, get frustrated, and spend many more …

Stop Wasting Time And Focus On Attracting Quality Leads Instead

In the early startup days, most entrepreneurs will take any lead they can get. If you’ve ever been cornered by fellow founders, you know how passionate (even annoying) they can be at the beginning. Their circles of interest are small; they often have no choice but to dedicate lots of time to …

Meet The Brazilian Entrepreneur Making Money With Other People's Free Time

Most businessmen would agree that time is money, but 24-year-old Brazilian social entrepreneur Lorrana Scarpioni has literally built her entire business model upon that motto. The only difference is that the time from which she is profiting is not hers. Scarpioni is the founder and CEO of Bliive, a …

15 Business Books Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Read

3 Reasons Accelerator Programs are a Must for Entrepreneurs

An accelerator program is like a boot camp for early-stage ventures. They usually last anywhere from three to six months to help accelerate a …

How to Create a Tech Startup Scene If You're Not in Silicon Valley

Pittsburgh's success provides important and surprising clues.<p>If you work in the tech sector or are otherwise attentive to it, you probably already know something that I didn’t learn until recently: Pittsburgh has one of the liveliest technology ecosystems in the country. It’s a tech mecca, along …

Why Startup Founders Are Getting Rich Earlier Than Ever

Fighting over a limited pool of high-potential companies, investors are letting entrepreneurs pocket loads of cash before their businesses are even proven.<p>Venture Capitalists used to invest in startups so founders could build businesses. And if those businesses became successful, <i>then</i> the founders …

What Can Entrepreneurs Gain From MOOCs? (And The 5 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Be Asking)

<i>“MOOCs are either the future of higher education or the vehicle to its demise,” PBS reporter Gwen Ifill, in the video series “Rethinking College”</i><p>MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are great for students, good for executives, provide education certificates, and most importantly, they are free. But …

The Rise of Pakistan's Startup Ecosystem

<i>Kalsoom Lakhani is the Founder/CEO of Invest2Innovate, or i2i, which supports startups in new and untapped markets.</i><p>Any ‘boom’ you hear in relation to a country like Pakistan is more likely literal than figurative. The country is likely to be the butt of a snarky Bill Maher joke than depicted in a …

If You Want A Billion-Dollar Startup Idea, Take A Look At This Chart

Pinterest is the new Craigslist. That's what Kevin Ryan, a serial entrepreneur believes.<p>Ryan co-founded multiple startups, including Gilt Groupe, wedding site Zola, MongoDB and Business Insider.<p>He's eying new companies to start and turning to Pinterest for ideas. Ryan's statement that Pinterest is …

Startups

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

13 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Needs To "Get" To Succeed

It was July 2006.<p>Yahoo! had just offered to buy Facebook for $1 billion.<p>Peter Thiel, Facebook’s first outside investor, thought the social network’s …

How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked up my life

Finally the SMS arrived:<p>“Tomorrow morning 5am, flight number AZ610 from Rome to NewYork.”<p>An SMS hitting my BlackBerry on Sunday evenings used to …

5 Ways I Used a Reverse Book Club to Write a Bestseller

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much like starting a business, writing a book is a huge gamble. The chances of getting an agent or signing a book deal with a major publisher are minuscule. As an entrepreneur, I learned a long time ago that gambling is a dangerous way to …

Writing

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

Self-improvement

It’s Not About Creating Another Silicon Valley But Preventing Another Motor City

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Mike Ducker is the director of the Ecosystem Forum, which brings together people to share lessons on developing entrepreneurs in developing countries.</i><p>Quick. What do the iconic founders Thomas Edison (hundreds of companies), William Hewlett (HP), William Boeing (Boeing Airlines), …