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Employment

57 Ways to Motivate Your Inner Entrepreneur | Inc.com

• Accept your limitations but strive to overcome them.<br>• Avoid negative people who drain your emotional energy.<br>• Be surprised and amused by the unexpected and unusual.<br>• Become more creative by relaxing more often.<br>• Believe in yourself rather than the power of luck or fate.<br>• Breathe more deeply whenever you feel …

Motivation

Want to Be Smarter, More Productive, and Laugh More? 6 More Writers to Start Reading Today

You asked for it. Six more smart and inspiring writers to broaden your horizons.<p>Last month, I published a list of 10 writers I love. Their writing has made me sharper, increased my emotional intelligence, and made me laugh on a regular basis. (Who’s not up for a little more laughing?) The response …

Wall Street
Solar Power

One Simple Way to Cultivate Your Next Big Idea | Inc.com

If you're like me, turning off the phone or losing service is a troubling [and possibly anxiety-inducing] proposition. Devices are how we connect to family, friends, and the world today, and they're how we stay on top as professionals. This unprecedented connectivity yields badass benefits culture …

Mashups

Gates Foundation Promotes Financial Services For The Poor

The Gates Foundation is promoting financial inclusion — providing the poor with access to savings accounts, loans, insurance and ways to pay and receive money — with some of the world’s largest emerging economies — Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan and in East Africa Uganda, Tanzania …

Who Got Rich This Week: Beneficiaries of a Publicis Buyout, CEO of a Rising Payroll Software Company

<b>Low Earnings? No Problem</b><p>Sapient Corporation, a Boston-based digital consulting and marketing firm, released third-quarter earnings Thursday, and the results weren’t impressive. Gross revenues did increase 9% from the previous year to $364 million, but net income dropped 15% from $26.3 million to …

Warren Buffett Says Go Airbnb

Berkshire Hathaway will be celebrating its 50th anniversary the weekend of May 2, with attendance expected to exceed last year’s record-breaking 39,000. Known as Woodstock for Capitalist, the annual meeting your one-stop-shop for watching Bill Gates play table tennis against U.S. Olympian Ariel …

Hospitality

How To Make A Billion Dollars From Big Data

Among the new faces making their debut on the 2015 billionaires list are a growing number who have made their fortunes from Big Data.<p>These Big Data billionaires are at the top of their game – all of them have built empires on their ability to collect, interpret and use data in ways no one had …

Startups

Five Stocks Billionaires Think Can Double In Price

At Billionairesportfolio.com we strive to curate the best ideas from the world’s best billionaire investors and hedge funds. Many of the richest investors primarily pursue situations where they believe they can influence change in a company, and subsequently create tremendous value for shareholders.<p>…

Investing

The 11 Best Men's Stores In America

Not department stores. Not discount stores. Not company stores that sell only one brand or chain stores that fill up suburban malls. We mean stores—specialty stores, if you want to get technical about it—the one-of-a-kind operations with smart salesmen and surprising options and the kind of service …

Men's Fashion

Starting Up, Then And Now: Why Branson Believes Business Life Is Better Today

Did entrepreneurs have an easier time starting up a decade or so ago?<p>It’s a sentiment I’ve heard echoed many times by today’s entrepreneurs, and one that is rather puzzling, given the technological advantages that modern business startups have.<p>Yet it seem it is the rapid pace technological …

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …

Management

What Is The Small Business Owner’s Most Valuable Activity?

Nothing. Doing nothing.<p>Your Business Professor was advising a CEO after a train wreck caused by his team.<p>It was a case study on how to derail a …

Top 3 problems 50 entrepreneurs face when scaling their startups

“It’s like a man riding a lion. People think, ‘This guy’s brave.’ And he’s thinking, ‘How the hell did I get on a lion, and how do I keep from …

Entrepreneurship

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What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

Berkshire
Startups

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

The ESPN App is the #1 Sports App in the market. From your phone you get up-to-the-minute scores, complete news coverage, live streaming games and …

Employment

Start Smart: Many Ways To Build Your Investor IQ

Angel investing includes a lot of very smart people. But it’s also very complicated. That’s why the wisest angel investors are always on the lookout for smart ways to avoid doing stupid things. And there are many people who are new to the field and need knowledge fast. That’s why I’m pleased to see …

Investing

7 Success Habits of Millionaires

It is always enlightening to observe the differences between a client who has a million-dollar net worth and a client who has a negative net worth.<p>Over the years as a wealth and business coach, I’ve had the opportunity to work with thousands of people at various business and financial levels. It is …

Self-improvement

What New Team Leaders Should Do First

Getting people to work together isn’t easy, and unfortunately many leaders skip over the basics of team building in a rush to start achieving goals. But your actions in the first few weeks and months can have a major impact on whether your team ultimately delivers results. What steps should you …

Self Directed Biological Transformation Initiative - SBTI

Studying the health benefits of life style choices in a one-week immersion program called Perfect Health - Radical Wellbeing. | Check out 'Self …