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A closer look at 50 stock market rules of thumb

It’s hard to stay calm when everyone around you is in a panic and bolder yet to be investing millions in the face of a stock market collapse.<p>That is …

Beyond survival: how a startup evolves into a growth-stage company

<b>THE CHALLENGE</b><p>How does a startup transition from a necessary focus on survival in its early days to a focus on growth once it has traction in the market? That was the challenge facing Mike Silagadze and Mohsen Shahini, co-founders of Toronto-based Top Hat Monocle in 2011.<p>Founded in 2009, Top Hat …

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Want to be a strong leader? Be hopeful

Do you want to know how to improve your leadership potential one skill at a time? The first tip is to exemplify hopefulness.<p>Are you surprised to see "hopefulness" described as a leadership skill? Think about it for a minute. It's hope that enables us to cope with life's obstacles and problems. It's …

Are You Paying Enough Attention to Your Sales Force?

There’s a question all top managers should ask: How can I make my sales force, which is one of the biggest and most important investments my company makes, perform more effectively?”<p>There are several reasons that question is so important.<p><b>Sales forces are expensive.</b> Despite predictions by some …

Stop Requiring College Degrees

If you’re an employer, there are lots of signals about a young person’s suitability for the job you’re offering. If you’re looking for someone who can write, do they have a blog, or are they a prolific Wikipedia editor? For programmers, what are their TopCoder or GitHub scores? For salespeople, …

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Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

• <b>Author:</b> T. Harv Eker<p>Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it!<p>Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, …

Building a Better Bitcoin

How much is a bitcoin worth?<p>Well, it’s worth whatever somebody will pay for a unit of the online currency, which as I write this is $209, up from $142 last Friday, $44 a month ago, and $4.93 a year ago. This huge run-up — the latest spike began with EU’s botched rescue of Cyprus’s banks — has led …