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5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Every Day to Grow a Business

<i>Certain daily habits can add up over time to help your business grow.</i><p>Entrepreneurs have a certain drive to improve things. They want to create, revise, sculpt, and nurture a business to new heights, increasing their workforce, market, clients, and profitability iteratively over the course of months …

Entrepreneurship

How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret

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Startups (India)

Kevin Kilbane on David Moyes: 'It takes a certain type of character to go to Man United'

Kimi Raikkonen says more to come from Lotus ahead of Spanish GP

Deleted Snapchat photos recovered 'within days' by forensics company

Privacy in the digital world has taken another hit as engineers announced this week they were able to recover deleted files from the popular mobile …

The Economist

Conscious computing: how to take control of your life online

Back in the summer of 2008 – a long time ago, in internet terms, two years before Instagram, and around the time of Twitter's second birthday – the …

Making a hash of finding the cash

Why have Arab countries recovered so little of the money thought to have been nabbed by their former regimes?<p>IN THE months after the “Arab spring”, …

Park’s progress

UNTIL she came to Washington, DC, to meet Barack Obama on May 7th and to address both houses of Congress the following day, South Korea’s new leader, …

North Korea

Sir Richard Branson dresses up as air stewardess after losing bet to AirAsia owner Tony Fernandes

Sir Richard Branson has dressed up as a female flight attendant, complete with lipstick and a red skirt, after losing a bet to QPR owner Tony …

7 Things That Kill Your Productivity At Work

Different things push each of us off balance at work. Some employees are thrown off by the slightest commotion, like street noise or swinging doors–while others believe their productivity is killed by bigger disruptions, like unscheduled meetings or frequent phone calls.<p>But there is one thing that …

How To Become A Billionaire In 25 To 50 Years

I breezed through the tenth floor exhibition space at Sotheby’s, viewing auction lots for their upcoming sales of impressionist, modern and contemporary art. Anthony Grant, my cicerone, informed me that there are at least a hundred prospective buyers of iconic pieces that sell upwards of $25 …

How Tim Finchem Saved The PGA Tour From What Could Have Been Its Darkest Hour

Imagine for a moment that you are PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, on the day after Thanksgiving in 2009. You are taking a much needed day off at home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., with your wife and three daughters. The preceding year has threatened to destroy everything you’ve built. The world …

How A Little-Known Investor Made $1 Billion Betting On 'The Hunger Games' And 'Twilight'

Mark Rachesky is not well known in Hollywood or Wall Street, but his incredible investment in a movie studio might make him a star in both places once traders and film producers realize he has made $1 billion in paper profits for his investment firm.<p>Twilight and The Hunger Games are the two biggest …

Fashion Billionaire Tory Burch Talks Oprah, Eric Schmidt, And The Importance Of Thick Skin

Fashion designer Tory Burch may now be a household name with a $3 billion company, but when she started out, she faced the same criticism often leveled at women starting a business.<p>“People thought it was a vanity project,” she said of her eponymous brand.<p>She spoke of her early challenges on …

How Goya Became One Of America's Fastest-Growing Food Companies

The headquarters of Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S., hardly smacks of innovation–it’s a low-slung brick building hiding out in industrial Secaucus, N.J. The most striking thing in the otherwise drab lobby is Eva Longoria posing on the cover of Latina.<p>But the fraying …

The 10 Companies With The Happiest Young Professionals

Are you a young professional who dreads going to work every morning? Perhaps you loathe your job; can’t stand your colleagues; and despise your boss. You envy your friends who are eager and passionate about their jobs – the ones who go to work every day with a huge smile and a positive attitude.<p>As …

The Biggest Stock Funds

Most of these giant funds have delivered middling performance, not far from that of the average big-company stock. Over the last two market cycles–two ups and two downs since August 2000–the S&P 500 has earned a little over 2%, dividends included.<p>The better results came from funds aiming at …

McDonalds Slaps Every Other Fast Food Restaurant Across The Face

Those are my son’s words, not mine. We wanted to grab something quick and be on the road. Josh said we should <i>definitely</i> go to McDonalds. We saw a Subway (takes too long but healthy food) and a Burger King (no healthy food). We missed breakfast by 25 minutes so we each got a McWrap.<p>“Why McDonalds?” …

How To Invest In Winners In China: Jenny Lee - Midas List

It was a difficult year in 2012 for China investors, with just two IPOs in the U.S. for China companies. But Jenny Lee, a partner at GGV Capital in Shanghai who is number 36 on the 2013 Midas List, has had four exits over the past two years from China companies. We caught up with her to talk about …

5 Things Founders Don't Talk About

Last week I had a dozen business founders over for beer and pizza to catch up and talk shop. It’s one of my favorite things to do, because I think when you get a group of fellow founders in a room together, there’s instant fraternity among them. People let their guards down. When surrounded by …

An Inside Look At How A Tournament On The PGA Tour Actually Works

The PGA Tour’s economic model is an unusual one in the landscape of American professional sports. It is a model of necessity. The traditional moneymaking setup between a sport and its broadcasters—an annual television rights fee—doesn’t work in golf, mainly because the tournaments, which sprawl …

How To Share A Work Space

When I started at Forbes, the bosses put me in a big, roomy office. With two other reporters. I liked them both, but the arrangement wreaked havoc on my work. I’d be concentrating on the legal brief I was reading, just about to figure out the nut of the case, when Tom would pick up the phone and …

What Is The Best Advice Your Mother Ever Gave You?

<b>“You can make any choice you want if you are willing to accept the consequences that come with it.”</b><p>That is probably the lesson Mom would have wanted me to tell in this post, however I am going to go with this one that she gave me on the same day and for the same reason.<p><b>“Aim directly under the</b> …

Heliocentric America

THIS week's print edition includes a look at the changing trajectory of the American recovery. From 2007 to 2011 many of the extreme points in …