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Most people probably don't know Goldman Sachs offers a savings account with excellent perks — and anyone can use it with just $1

Goldman Sachs might conjure images of men in suits making money, but now anybody can earn extra dough through the investment bank.<p>Marcus— named after the Goldman Sachs founder Marcus Goldman — allows any adult (except in Maryland, where Marcus is not yet available) to create a savings account.<p>The …

Goldman Sachs

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

"The best elevator pitch doesn't feel like an elevator pitch," says Dorie Clark. "It feels like a conversation."<p>Clark is a marketing strategist, an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and the author of multiple books, the most recent of which …

Business Administration

For Last Minute Gifts Consider Mark Zuckerberg's 22 Favorite Books

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding gifts for loved ones during the holidays is always a bit of a challenge. But this year is different: Mark Zuckerberg has given you a gift with his “Year Of Books” reading list, carefully curated by the Facebook CEO to “emphasize …

Books

7 Ways to Increase Your Charisma, According to Psychologists

Anyone can become more charming and engaging over time--all it takes is a little practice.<p>As is the case with most personality traits, some people are naturally more charismatic than others. (Think Oprah Winfrey or Bill Clinton.)<p>But contrary to popular belief, anyone can become more charismatic …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

How to invest $500

If investing feels like a rich person's game, it's not your imagination: Many online brokers impose initial deposit requirements of $1,000 or more. Mutual funds, a common investment choice with close to $16 trillion in U.S. assets, often have similar minimums.<p>But that doesn't mean you should sit on …

Investing

Bridging The Big Data Skills Gap With Online Training

Big data technology vendors are helping to close the skills gap when it comes to training the next crop of data scientists. Here's what they are …

Big Data

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

Self-improvement

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

The 50 best places to work in 2016, according to employees

It scanned its massive database of employer listings to find the 50 companies with the most satisfied workers, according to employees who submitted ratings and reviews on the site.<p>Reviewers rated their companies on a five-point scale: 1.0 = very dissatisfied, 3.0 = OK, 5.0 = very satisfied.<p>Scroll …

Red Hat

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Apps

Meet UberBlox: A New Modular Machine Building System

UberBlox is a new modular construction and prototyping system that is designed to help people easily conceptualize and build projects like 3D printers, smart systems and robots.<p>With a salute to the explosion of the maker scene, UberBlox offers a building-block style single-connector locking …

Printing

4 Technologies That Have Changed Business Forever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the advent of new technologies, the business landscape sure looks a lot different than it did just a short time ago. Despite the coming changes, there are tools that have had a great impact on business and hold great promise for the …

Social Media

Method to Their Madness: The Oddball Habits of 7 Business Masterminds (Infographic)

Big thinkers often rely on small rituals to keep their creative juices flowing.<p>Mark Parker, the CEO of Nike, likes to doodle. And Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor at the helm of legendary investing house Berkshire Hathaway, devotes time to sitting, reading and thinking.<p>Have a look at this …

Infographics

How to Know When to Move On From the Business You Built

This story appears in the December 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>After spending several years building my business, I sold it in 2009 for a tidy sum and left it behind—the entrepreneurial dream, right?<p>Not really. I’d wanted out for quite a while, since I’d sacrificed my health and my …

Entrepreneurship

How Big Companies Can Accelerate Innovation

"In a startup, no business plan survives first contact with customers." - Steve Blank<p>It's becoming clear that lean startup practices are not just for young tech ventures anymore. Almost every large company understands that it needs to deal with ever-increasing external threats by continually …

Innovation

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

7 Ways Successful and Fulfilled People Think Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We pay to kill cockroaches and spiders. In Thailand, they pay to eat cockroaches and spiders.<p>As different forms of thinking separate cultures, it’s also the case between those who are happy and successful, and those who aren’t. Great …

Self-improvement

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

Sony E-ink Watch Aims To Make Low–Power Screens The Next Big Thing In Fashion Fabric

Almost every tech hardware maker is basically racing smart watches out the door, but Sony is looking at how it can re-invent the basic timekeeping device itself with a new special project that was only just now revealed to be associated with the Japanese electronics giant, despite popping up on a …

How to Start Thinking Like a Data Scientist

Slowly but steadily, data are forcing their way into every nook and cranny of every industry, company, and job. Managers who aren’t data savvy, who can’t conduct basic analyses, interpret more complex ones, and interact with data scientists are already at a disadvantage. Companies without a large …

Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Over the past decade, I have watched more than 100 companies try to remake themselves into significantly better competitors. They have included large organizations (Ford) and small ones (Landmark Communications), companies based in the United States (General Motors) and elsewhere (British Airways), …

9 Ways to Show More Confidence in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many entrepreneurs share specific qualities that are vital for starting and growing a business. They are passionate, resilient, focused on opportunities and comfortable with risks. But the quality that might have the most influence over …

Self-improvement

Can A Search Engine Make You More Creative?

“With Yossarian you can increase the diversity and frequency of your Ah ha! moments.” Oh really?<p>Type “beauty” into Google image search, and you’ll see endless photos of white models. Search “beauty” in Yossarian, the metaphorical search engine, and it returns pictures of men shaking hands, a little …

How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader

The goal of most executive coaching and leadership development is behavior change—help the individual identify and change the behaviors that are getting in the way of, and reinforce the behaviors associated with, effective leadership. But what about the beliefs and values that <i>drive</i> behavior?<p>The …

Learning to Adapt Is the Key to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans evolved as social animals with “safety in numbers” as a core survival instinct. That’s why cultural conformity is such a powerful force. It takes courage to go up against societal norms, challenge the status quo, and take on the …

Leadership