Jonathan Comerford

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Stock market scare as Dow drops 460 points

It's another "look out below" day in the stock market.<p>The Dow plunged as much as 460 points Wednesday afternoon before pulling back a bit, although a 173 point loss isn't anything to cheer. There wasn't an obvious trigger. Ebola and Europe's sour economy are clearly worrying. Earnings have been …

What Google Looks for in New Hires | Inc.com

Google sometimes receives as many as 50,000 resumes in a single week.<p>For the select number of applicants who actually make it to an interview, they'll be graded on a very specific list of criteria, no matter what position they're applying for.<p>In the new book "How Google Works," executive chairman …

10 Things Shark Tank Investors Look For | Inc.com

You don't need to score a spot on <i>Shark Tank</i> in order to benefit from the show, which features some of the U.S.'s wealthiest investors, who spend their own money in a public forum.<p>If you're a startup, small-business owner, entrepreneur, or inventor, simply soaking up the advice from these …

How Adopting A "Growth Mindset" Can Boost Your Success | Inc.com

In the video, Dweck identifies two mindsets: the "fixed mindset" and the "growth mindset." Students who have a fixed mindset believe their intelligence, basic abilities, and talent are unchangeable. In contrast, people who have a growth mindset think they can develop their talents and abilities …

Better Leaders Are Better Listeners | Inc.com

Why hire talented people and not fully utilize them?<p>When you start a business, you don't need to know how to do absolutely everything. For example, if you are opening an event planning company, you don't freak out because you don't know graphic design. You just need to know what looks good and then …

6 Best Personal Finance Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to get the latest information on your favorite finance and banking topics. Unlike a blog post, you can listen to a podcast …

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This Is The Fundamental Thing That Most People, Including Paul Krugman, Don't Get About Economics

Some discussions about economics get very frustrating, because discussions about models, counterfactuals, and so on, often obscure more than they reveal about what I’ll call the most profound disagreement at the heart of economics.<p>When it comes to why an economy functions, there are <b>two</b> fundamental …