fahadammar

27 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @fahadammar | Keep up with fahadammar 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 “fahadammar”

Good Debt, Bad Debt, and a Faster Way to Pay Off a Mortgage

There is a big misconception in the financial world and among consumers today that all interest is the same: that, for example, a 6 percent mortgage …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

US could reclaim role as net energy exporter

Some industry veterans believe it's the biggest development in the energy game since 1859, when the first US oil well gushed from beneath the earth in Titusville, Pennsylvania.<p>In changes that would have been unthinkable just five years ago, the US is set to become a net energy exporter in the next …

High-End Stores Use Facial Recognition Tools To Spot VIPs

When a young Indian-American woman walked into the funky L.A. jewelry boutique Tarina Tarantino, store manager Lauren Twisselman thought she was just like any other customer. She didn't realize the woman was actress and writer Mindy Kaling.<p>"I hadn't watched <i>The Office</i>,"Twisselman says. Kaling both …

10 Secrets to Successfully Pitching Investors for Big Money

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>A great idea doesn't cost a thing, but parlaying it into a successful business doesn't come cheap. Whether they need $5,000 or $500,000 to build their business, entrepreneurs more often than not must pitch their idea to investors to procure funding. The process …

Does Search Produce Better Customers Than Social Media?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media has been an albatross for most companies. People have become accustomed to receiving discounts and deals on social networks, but discounts rarely create loyal customers and adversely impact the value of those customers.<p>A …

4 Ways to Turn Your Employees Into an All-Star Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With Major League Baseball's All-Star Game and Home Run Derby officially in the books for this year, we have reached what baseball enthusiasts call the "dog days of summer." It is the mid-summer stretch where teams have reached the …

5 Years From Retirement? 5 Things to Do Right Now

With just five years left before you retire, you need to begin solidifying your plans. Make sure you're still on track, but also nail down where …

Why Narendra Modi behaves like larger-than-life Rambo

<b>Kingshuk Nag</b><p>Narendra Modi hasn't formally studied economics or sociology, but he sure has intimate knowledge about the theory of expectations.<p>In …

India

How One Young Entrepreneur Pivoted a Business Failure into Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my team launched Boomerang last August, we thought it was a sure thing -- until we knew it wasn't.<p>Our goal was to create a consumer-gifting platform that would let Facebook friends give each other real-world gifts from the best local …

Secrets to Lasting Success as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people will often tell you that luck and hard work got them where they are. But under the surface, there's much more going on. People who rise to top of their fields have a lot in common. Learning what sets them apart can help …

5 Secrets for Making Your Logo Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your logo is the face of your company. It will often be the first thing people see and the main thing they remember. If asked, most of us could name at least a few iconic logos, whether it be Coca-Cola's cursive script or the namesake …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Engaged, frustrated or disaffected staff – Ten reasons to get engaged

But we should work out whether our staff want to come to work and, if not, then work out how we can change and reengage them?<p>In the ‘corporate …

Employee Engagement

London for sale! 85% of homes in the capital's centre sold to overseas buyers as weak pound sees foreign interest soar

The extent to which London's irrepressible housing market is being propped up by foreign buyers was laid bare by figures showing as much as 85 per …

Housing

The Power of Mornings: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Get up Early

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When running a business, it may seem like there are never enough hours in the day. Tapping into the power of mornings, a time of day when there are less demands, might be the key to increasing your productivity.<p>For 15 years, Starbucks …

5 Secrets to Communicating Effectively With Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is one of the most sought after -- and most misunderstood. Will Pearson, president and co-founder of <i>mental_floss</i>, a trivia-based magazine that he started in his college dorm room in 2001, has managed to hit the …

3 Simple Ways to Keep Your Customers Happy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do you turn customers into repeat customers? Sue McCarthy of <i>Resale Royalty</i>, a new Style Network reality show about a thriving St. Louis secondhand clothing store, says the secret is simple.<p>"Always do what's right -- for your …

Make Money Like Munger: 4 Tips from Warren Buffett's Right-Hand Man

Charlie Munger is best known as the second-in-command behind Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B). He's also a world-class billionaire …

Six Money Tips for the Latest Powerball Winnner

Can You Afford to Save Another $25 Each Week?

This is not an article on how to invest $25 a week and turn it into a million-dollar gold mine. It's not even an article about how to turn it into …

5 Women CEOs Who Are Saving Tech

9 Ways to Teach Teenagers About Money

While learning budgeting skills is not likely to be a high priority for most teenagers, teaching money management skills is as essential to raising …

Facebook, Microsoft disclose number of national security-related data requests

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Facebook<p>Facebook(s fb) announced late Friday evening that it has reached an agreement with national security …