damola

23 Flips | 6 Magazines | @damola2014 | Keep up with damola on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “damola”

It's The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Investing Life

You know the old grade-school joke, I’m sure.<p>“What day is it?” Answer: “The first day of the rest of your life.”<p>Corny, I know, but thought-provoking as well. The past really is the past. Whatever happens next in your life is about what you do or don’t do today and tomorrow and the next day. It’s a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

28 Stocks That Could Double In Two Years, No Matter What The Market Does

Business-focused social network LinkedIn, retailer Lumber Liquidators, growing ETF power WisdomTree Investments, cloud-based enterprise software company Workday and 3D-printing outfit 3D Systems don’t have much in common. Except for the fact that analysts from Jefferies think all five could see …

25 Hot Israeli Tech Startups

Israel’s dynamic tech startup scene is no secret. The country has been called the “start-up nation” for years and, today, only the U.S. and China have more companies listed on the NASDAQ than Israel’s 90 – worth a total of $40 billion. Innovation continues and a new crop of Israeli tech startups …

Home Page

What we offer<p><b>Intuitive solutions</b><br>We find smart and creative solutions to business problems. Our approach is human, designed to be simple and feel …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

Richard Branson's 5 Secrets To Starting A Successful Business

Today, Branson is worth $5.1 billion and is chairman of the Virgin Group, which consists of more than 400 companies around the world.<p>Eight of those companies bring in over a billion dollars in revenue annually.<p>Over the past 40 years, Branson has learned the ins and outs of business through trial …

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with silver …

11 Characteristics Of Authentically Happy People

Perhaps that's why there's such a market for happiness-related wisdom: Amazon has over 64,000 books on happiness ready for your ordering.<p>But you don't need to read every book to get a survey of the happiness literature. Below, we've combined thoughts from a few insight-packed Quora threads with the …

12 Things Successful People Do Over 3-Day Weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to …

How One Investor Turned A Global Problem Into 900 Entrepreneurs

While traveling around Latin America, Linda Rottenberg noticed a troubling trend.<p>"I was noticing that there were no jobs," she said in a recent interview with OneWire CEO Skiddy von Stade, "and everyone I was meeting felt that they didn't want a government job, but no one else was hiring … And I …

5 Crazy Career Changes That Will Inspire You Not To Settle

Some people know exactly what they want to do with their lives from an early age. They say, for example, that they want to be doctors when they grow up—and, as promised, they’ll excel in science, get accepted into med school, and become physicians.<p>But there are equally successful people whose paths …

The 10 Most Common Startup Mistakes

As an entrepreneur, you are naturally eager to move fast and build a big business. Not only that but you are by nature impatient, no matter how fast you're moving. That's partly what makes you who you are; and why you don't fit into the normal routine of a corporate job.<p>Inevitably you make the …

Entrepreneurship

The 15 Best Cities For Job Seekers This Spring

A new survey released today by employment services firm Manpower Group offers more good news.<p>Manpower asked more than 18,000 employers in the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas about their hiring plans for the three-month period ending in June and found that employers in all 50 states plan to …

8 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

Beyond being late and looking like a slob, there are a few things that you should NEVER say during a job interview.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

3 Ways To Recruit Top Performers Who Aren't Looking To Move

Enticing these individuals can be quite challenging for recruiters. But if they avoid trying to force-fit them into "some skills-infested job description," they'll have a much easier time drawing them in, says Lou Adler, chief executive of The Adler Group and author of "Essential Guide for Hiring & …

Here's How To Answer The Dreaded 'What's Your Greatest Weakness' Interview Question

All job seekers dread this question. If you're not prepared, it can trip you up and throw you off.<p>Bernard Marr, a global enterprise performance expert and a best-selling business author, wrote in a recent LinkedIn post that the reason some interviewers like to ask about weaknesses is to gain …

17 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

We asked entrepreneurs across industries to share their favorite productivity hacks, from useful organization apps to clever tricks for cutting down meeting times.<p>These simple habits have proven to enhance their focus, organization, and happiness, all of which fuel their success.

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

12 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday

"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "These people …

How A High-Growth Startup Learned The Secret To Grooming Future Leaders

The answer stuck with Braun. The boy, he learned, had never been to school — like the 67 million kids around the world without a chance at an education.<p>With that experience rattling around in his head, Braun returned home to the U.S., graduated from Brown University, and nabbed a job at the …

How One Of The Most Powerful PR Firms In NYC Came Out Of A Conversation In An Elevator

It sounds like the plot of a movie: A recent college grad from the south buys a round-trip ticket to New York City. She gives herself 30 days to find a job, an apartment, a life. If she doesn't find it, she's going home.<p>In 1991 Alison Brod, founder and CEO of one of New York City's foremost …

15 Tips For Writing An Excellent Email Subject Line

If so, you're making a big mistake. The subject line often determines whether an email is opened and how the recipient responds.<p>We asked career, email, and marketing experts to offer their best tips for crafting the perfect subject line. Whether you're looking for a job, emailing co-workers, or …