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If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickr As we move more and more toward a world filled with screens, those possessing coding skills have never been more in demand.<p>…

10 online classes every entrepreneur should take

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anyone possessing a good idea can become an entrepreneur. But launching a company that joins the ranks of startup powerhouses like …

I've eaten on $2 a day and tried living on an $8.15-an-hour salary in New York City — here are my 10 best tips to save money

In January, I completed the Elon Musk Challenge, spending just $60 on food for the month.<p>More recently, I simulated the lives of millions of Americans who earn minimum or nearly minimum wage and lived on an $8.15-an-hour salary for 30 days.<p>After completing these challenges in one of the most …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

10 things I wish someone had told me when I was 20

My second startup had just completely failed. I came home on a Saturday night at midnight and there was a letter on my kitchen counter.<p>It was from a law firm threatening to sue my company.<p>It felt like someone kicked me in my stomach. It was one of the worst feelings in the world.<p>In the last 31 …

19 charming small villages you've probably never heard of but should definitely visit

While these small villages might not be on your travel radar just yet, many of them are home to unparalleled settings, historic attractions, and a tranquility you won't often find in large cities.<p>We've put together a list of 19 villages to add to your bucket list, from the fishing community of …

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A small house on fresh water! perfect little cottage. This "perfect little cottage" is bigger than my whole house!<p>See more<p>Front Yard A mountaintop …

A psychologist shares his number one tip for staying focused at work

If tasks that should take 30 minutes take you an hour to complete, or if you constantly find yourself looking at your phone or checking your Facebook throughout the day, the answer is probably yes.<p>Larry Rosen, Ph.D., research psychologist, and author of "iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With …

It's time to revisit the disaster scenario for stock prices

The stock-market tumble of the past week has reminded everyone that stock prices also go down.<p>So this seems a good time to remind everyone that stock prices could go down <i>a lot further</i>. In fact, stock prices <i>have to</i> go down a lot further — or, at least, have to stay generally flat for a very long …

10 Best College Towns to Live in, Even If You're Not a Student

<b><br>6. Cambridge, Mass.</b><p>The quintessential college town, Cambridge is home to two of the world's most prestigious institutions, Harvard University and …

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9 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry for the written word.<p>In its profile of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, the New Yorker …

6 Steps to Injury-Free Running

Sports doc Jordan Metzl’s get-stronger, run-better plan.<p><i>This is adapted from</i> Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Injury-Free Running for Life<i>, by Jordan Metzl, M.D.</i><p>Why do you run? Because it feels good. Because it relieves stress. Because it fills you with energy. Because it makes …

15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

10 Free Online Courses That Can Benefit Every Entrepreneur

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur can benefit from continued education. Whether you are just starting out and handling multiple roles within your company or an experienced business owner -- enrolling in an online course is …

Psychologists say that power does 4 crazy things to your mind

There's a little Frank Underwood in all of us.<p>At the beginning of "House of Cards,"Kevin Spacey's character explains why power beats money<p>Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone …

8 Steps to Crushing Ridiculous Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>ridiculous<p><b>adjective</b> <br>1. causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: “<i>a ridiculous plan.</i>”<p>Think of the most notable entrepreneurs -- the Richard Bransons and the Elon Musks. Do you think there were people that …

To Be Successful, Do Only What You Do Best

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there were some way for you to download decades of my experience in the business world and sort through the individuals who have had great success bringing real products to market, you’d find something very interesting.<p>You’d find a lot …

These are the questions one writer says can make you fall in love with a stranger

What if, instead of stumbling into it as a result of chance or fate, we actively choose it?<p>In 1997, State University of New York psychologist Arthur Aron tested the idea that two people who were willing to feel more connected to each other could do so, even within a short time.<p>The experiment is …

Here's one reason why messy people never seem to be able to clean up

Each day I planned where to tidy and launched solo campaigns that resembled bargain sales.<p>"The fifth of every month is 'living room day'!" "Today is 'clean the pantry day.'" "Tomorrow I conquer the bathroom cupboards!"<p>I maintained this custom even after entering high school. When I came home I …

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What Interviewing 47 Entrepreneurs Taught Me About Success

According to StartUp Britain, 581,173 new businesses set up in the UK in 2014. In fact 2,835 new businesses started on the day I wrote this article …

'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary shares the best advice he's ever received

O'Leary, an investor on the hit show "Shark Tank," briefly worked at Nabisco after receiving his MBA in 1980, but decided to build his own television production company, Special Event Television. There was a point when there was "a huge problem" with the business and his partner and cofounder Gerry …

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO), Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) - From Coca-Cola To Tesla, Here Are The 68 Most Important Earnings Expectations For The Week

While many market-movers have already posted their most recent quarterly results, there are plenty more earnings on tap this week.<p>The most …

Top 12 Best Digital Marketing Tools For 2015

Did you ever get the sneaky suspicion that your days could be “so much easier” — if you only had the right tools? Truly, these days, there is …

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their businesses.<p>1. They always prefer action to thinking.<p>A detailed plan is great, but stuff happens, and …

4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As I look back on my entrepreneurial life, I find it interesting to think about the information that has influenced my entrepreneurial framework. I’ve found that much of my knowledge about entrepreneurship has been formed by books that I …

First-time Founder's Guide to Term Sheets (Part 1)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>In the past five years, seed-stage investing has experienced a boom. In North America, seed funds now represent 67 percent of all VC funds, up from 33 percent in 2008.<p>The CEE region is no different: according to European Private Equity and Venture …

The 10 Most Popular New Businesses for Entrepreneurs to Start | Inc.com

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 sample business plans for more than 500 …

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The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Investment Ideas For The Next 12 Months

I believe that the U.S. stock market will continue to build upon its secular bull market rally in 2015, and post a positive return, potentially even in the high single digit range, for the year, though there will likely be several more periods of short-term volatility over the course of 2015, …