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Fall in oil prices brings out the Know-It-Alls

Oil prices have been cut in half in the last six months. Nationwide gas prices are now lower than they were a decade ago. Almost half of U.S. gas stations sold gas for less than two bucks a gallon last week.<p>Who should you thank for this savings?<p>The most popular explanation is the fracking boom, …

Mao Zedong

10 acciones que te convierten en líder

5 min read<p>Las opiniones expresadas por los colaboradores de <i>Entrepreneur</i> son personales.<p>La gente que ha trabajado para alguien durante mucho tiempo no se da cuenta lo difícil que es ser un líder. Todo nuevo emprendedor debe realizar buenas acciones para ser percibido como un líder en su negocio o el …

5 Steps to Building Great Business Relationships

It was the early 1990s, the week between Christmas and New Year’s. I was working as a sales rep for a prominent software company. Making the rounds of my Wall Street clients, I wished them happy holidays and thanked them for their business.<p>As I was leaving an appointment with the CIO of a very …

7 math tricks that'll make your life easier

When trying to plan for retirement, or figure out whether to make an investment, one helpful thing to know is how long it will take to double your initial capital.<p>And when you're considering taking a new job with an annual salary, it might be useful to know how that salary compares with what you'd …

Mathematics

5 Surefire Ways to Become a More Approachable Leader

Leadership status puts a natural barrier between you and your employees. Learn how you can take steps to open the lines of communication.<p>Whether you're a startup or Fortune 500 executive, you can't be an effective leader if people are hesitant to approach you. Sure, a stoic hard-ass personality …

Leadership
Customer Experience

5 Voicemail Tactics That Will Get You More Callbacks

A ton of people ask me on a regular basis whether or not they should even leave voicemails any more since they almost never get a call back. My response is yes – as long as they are good ones. If you’re leaving ‘touching base’ and ‘checking in’ voicemails then don’t waste your time or the …

8 pasos para emprender desde cero • Forbes México

<i>En México, el 99.8% de las unidades empresariales son Pequeñas y medianas empresas. Te presentamos 8 tips para que comiences tu negocio.</i><p>Emprender …

75 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Success

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.<p>Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you're struggling, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference.<p>Here are 75 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing …

Motivation

3 lessons to teach your kids about money

The shopping spree may start months, weeks or maybe the day before the school year begins.<p>Buying a dozen pencils and a few Trapper Keepers won't cut it for today's students. The back-to-school buying binge may include trendy new clothes, shoes, sneakers, in addition to hefty expenses for …

There Are 2 Simple Reasons Why Young Wall Streeters Are Getting Big Raises

According to The Wall Street Journal, Citigroup is considering the move, too.<p>There are two simple reasons for this.<p>First, the industry is facing tougher competition for talent from forces both within and outside of Wall Street, and, second, because of a little thing we like to call "banker …

Volcker Rule

Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.

Director of the Entrepreneur Partner Studio<p>When talking about managing one's money, sales expert Grant Cardone likes to quote another well-known entrepreneur, Mark Cuban. “Diversification is for idiots.”<p>But what does that mean? As Cardone puts it, you can never attain true financial wealth by …

Mark Cuban

The One Behavior That Guarantees Failure

Letting fear of failure stop you from asking for what you want ensures you won't get it.<p>I once sat on the board of a company that was trying to reconfigure the financial relationship that it had with its customers. The CEO was trying to transition from a work-for-hire model to one in which his …

John F. Kennedy

Why Multi-Tasking Is Worse Than Marijuana For Your IQ

What makes you more stupid – smoking marijuana, emailing while talking on the phone or losing a night’s sleep?<p>Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London studied 1,100 workers at a British company and found that multitasking with electronic media caused a greater decrease …