David Folk

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21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things

Greater happiness can be found in unexpected ways. Science says so.<p>We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier …

Happiness

32 Proven Ways to Make Money Fast

Some day you'll always have enough for rent without worry. In the meantime, you have to hussle.<p>19 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a bind? Need some fast cash? We're talking here about small bursts of capital, not millions of dollars -- enough to satisfy your …

Personal Finance

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat …

Entrepreneurship

An inconvenient commentary: 5 times climate alarmists made horribly wrong predictions

Climate-change alarmist Al Gore’s newest fear-mongering film, “An Inconvenient Sequel,” arrived in select movie theaters over the weekend. Unsurprisingly, the film is full of dire warnings about the future of mankind and its allegedly dangerous use of fossil fuels.<p>However, before you trade in your …

How to Know When It's Time to Quit

It's not called quitting if you're improving your life.<p>Nobody likes thinking of themselves as a quitter, but there's no point in staying stuck in something if it's not accomplishing anything or making you happy. In those cases, it's sometimes wiser to cut your losses of time and energy.<p>If you're …

Motivation

This is How You Create the Ideal Millennial Workplace

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennial workers are a breed of their own. Having grown up alongside some of the same tech tools we use today and in the shadow of life-changing events like 9/11 and the Great Recession, they’re no stranger to change, …

The Workplace

20 Easy Things That Will Make You the Next Millionaire

Here's everything you need to know in order to make your first million.<p>While you may be looking to make your first million off of your business alone, the fact of the matter is that becoming a millionaire does not just come about by raking in profits from your business. It arises from the decisions …

Personal Finance

The Career-Boosting Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Job search got you down? Stuck in a dead-end position? Maybe it's time to learn something new.<p>There is a skills gap in the marketplace. In a 2013 …

Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Using Reddit

Reddit is a social bookmarking site and forum considered to be “The Front Page of the Internet.” Reddit is also one of the most popular sites on the …

10 Ways You Can Blow a First Impression

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever hear the saying, “you only have one chance at a first impression"? Of course you have, because you didn’t just fall off the turnip truck yesterday.<p>The difficulty with first impressions is that when you meet someone new, you …

Los Angeles

3 Techniques for Acing a Phone Interview

Increasingly, employers are phone-screening job candidates before inviting them for an on-site interview.<p>Maybe this is good news. Phone interviews …

That college degree hanging on your wall is as worthless as a piece of toilet paper

We learned in the last post that getting an A is as easy as getting Paris Hilton into bed.<p>With kids spending 19 hours a day on Twitter, it’s highly suspicious to see GPA’s skyrocket. And business leaders are becoming more skeptical of potential employees’ inflated grades.<p>When business leaders were …

5 Things Really Charismatic People Do

Some people are likable, but others have great charisma. Here is how you can recognize and achieve the difference.<p>You feel charisma the moment it enters the room. It's not just that someone is likable. Charismatic people draw attention. They automatically energize you and motivate you to step up, …

Charisma

Treat Them Well: 5 Keys to Lasting Customer Service

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful." -- Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.com<p>If you attended a party where the host snarled at you, reluctantly offered you a drink, looked past …

Customer Service

5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential hires ask are throwaways. But not these.<p>Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually …

Employment

Benefits Of Early Risers

Several studies have correlated waking up early with success. Here's a breakdown of the benefits reaped by early risers.

Can You Solve This Viral Math Riddle?

A new video posted on the Internet Monday shows scientific filmmaker Derek Muller asking a series of individuals if they can solve a simple math riddle — and, while the pattern is simple, multiple people struggle to produce the correct answer.<p>“I’m going to give you guys three numbers, a three …

The Only 2 Things You Should Be Discussing in Meetings

The problem with your meetings? You're talking about the wrong things, in the wrong ways.<p>"Of the hundreds of companies I've worked with over the past 30 years, I repeatedly see only five types of communication," writes expert coach and consultant Christine Comaford in Forbes. "And only two of them …

E-Mail

10 Things to Do Every Workday

This list will help you get stuff done in and out of the office.<p>Ever feel as if, in the quest to get <i>everything</i> done, you're not quite doing enough?<p>For example, you've heard on various occasions (including once or twice from us) how important it is to keep in touch with former colleagues, whether …

Business Development