Carlos Alberto

28 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 3 Following | @kanuo123 | Keep up with Carlos Alberto 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 “Carlos Alberto”

10 Ways to Avoid a Huge Hiring Mistake

Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg developed a clear-cut roadmap that makes recruiting more predictable from the start.<p>Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg knows the incredible importance of strong salespeople.<p>The founder of New York-based Metal Mafia, a wholesale line of body jewelry, sells over …

Employment

Privacy Pop Tent A Privacy Pop tent is a revolutionary tent that fits around your bed and gives you privacy in a shared bedroom or dorm room. College students and siblings who have shared their bedrooms for years are buzzing about this new product that carves out a closed off space just for you. http://www.privacypop.com/

What Distinguishes Successful People? Less Than You Think

Robert Browning said, "a man's reach should exceed his grasp." That, more than anything, separates successful people from the pack.<p>A lot happens between the day you come into this world and the day you leave it. If that sounds like one big understatement, then tell me this: Why do so many people …

Success

10 Business Apps You Can't Live Without

Sick of the daily grind? Streamline everything from your schedule to your expenses.<p>Though there's an app for almost everything, the app marketplace is so crowded you might not know which are the best fit for you. Here are 10 apps that will make running a business much, much easier.<p><b>1. Evernote.</b> One …

Apps

CEOs in Spain and Italy have the highest pay in Europe

As Spain and Italy’s economies are seriously struggling, its top executives are thriving.<p>CEOs salaries in those two countries are higher there than in any other part of Europe, according to a new report on pay by the The Federation of European Employers.<p>An Italian CEO of a multinational could earn …

CEOs

Yoghurt tycoon named world's best entrepreneur

The Turkish founder of a Greek yoghurt business has been named the world's best entrepreneur for building a $1bn (£640m) turnover business in less than six years.<p>Hamdi Ulukaya, who launched New York-based Chobani in 2007, won the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year competition in Monte …

Ernst & Young

A Shrewd Strategy For Competing In A Diverse World Market Environment

Of all large companies that have successfully expanded into world markets, four stand out: Yum Brands, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Procter & Gamble, and Diageo—the products of all four companies have conquered almost every market around the world, even market sanctuaries like Japan and China. What’s the …

More Than 200 Retailers Have Been Targeted By Patent Trolls

There’s reason to be optimistic that before the end of the year Washington will put patent trolls in their place. In the last few weeks, the push for …

Advertising Industry

For middle-class parents, raising children becomes a consumer arms race

June 10, 2013 | 3:39 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/06/10/sustainability/consumed/middle-class-parents-raising-children-becomes-consumer-arms-race/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

What Android Has That iOS Has Not (Yet)

Android is open and customizable. iOS is closed, designed for ease. But iPhone users are maturing, demanding more personalization, and Apple might give it to them at WWDC. At D11, Tim Cook said “I think you will see us open up more in the future, but not to the degree that we put the customer at …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

The one thing that makes a company last forever

All companies hit rough patches from time to time. But only a few manage to survive decade after decade—some of them in a form that bears no resemblance to the original organization. Nokia began in 1865 as a riverside paper mill along the Tammerkoski Rapids in southwestern Finland. In the late …

Innovation

Between Venus and Mars: 7 Traits of True Leaders

Control is a mirage. The most effective leaders right now--men and women--are those who embrace traits once considered feminine: empathy. Vulnerability. Humility. Inclusiveness. Generosity. Balance. Patience.<p>What a perfect day to meet up with John Gerzema for a conversation about leadership styles. …

Leadership

Welcome home: 'Made in USA' on the rise

Despite years of panicked headlines about manufacturing moving to Japan or China, Mitch Cahn has kept the apparel-making business he founded, Unionwear, open for 21 years on American soil.<p>The company's first core customers were unions that wanted to support union wages and "Made in USA" goods. …

Tourist Vandalizes Luxor Temple - Vagabondish

A 15 year old tourist etched his name onto the 3,000 year old Luxor Temple in Egypt, yet ran into more trouble in his home country.<p>The boy’s graffiti …

The Comeback: Tijuana

Until recently <b>Tijuana, Mexico,</b> was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.<p>La Casa del Túnel — named for an illicit tunnel that was once underneath — now traffics in contemporary …

Walt Disney World Secrets Gold!

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Westby<p>Walt Disney World Resort is a land filled with magic, wonder…and secrets!<p>Each day, thousands and thousands of guests journey throughout the parks, enjoying the fantasy that is Walt Disney World without ever realizing they’re walking past, over and sometimes through a magical …

Hong Kong tourism boom brings worries about loss of local culture

We Hong Kongers also have no shortage of jewelry stores, shops selling monogrammed purses and pharmacies stocking milk powder. These businesses have …

3 Ways to Spot a Liar

A new study out of Harvard offers tips on spotting a liar. They're not what you see in the movies.<p>It would be nice if every job candidate, negotiating partner, and potential supplier told the truth. But here in the real world, being in business means separating spin from reality.<p>Police shows and …

Psychology

The Only Hamburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

Today is Memorial Day and if you're like most Americans, your celebration will culminate at the grill over a sizzling hamburger. In the event you miss this date, tomorrow, May 28th, is National Hamburger Day.<p>To honor the almighty burger in proper form, here's a recipe from me to you -- the …

6 Ways to Save on a Trip to Europe

Ask anyone and they will tell you that traveling to Europe this summer will not be cheap, unless of course you want to go very early June or late …

The 16 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters On The Planet

And the one major requirement for any park worth its salt is a stomach-turning, death-defying roller coaster.<p>Part of the fun for thrill seekers is that each one is a little different. Will it have a steep drop? Could it hang you upside down? Or maybe it just causes your heart to race because it …

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

National Parks

China is starting to get embarrassed about its tourists’ obnoxious behavior abroad

Chinese tourists are making their mark on the global tourism industry—literally. The picture above is a relief etched 3,500 years ago in Egypt’s Luxor Temple in Egypt. More recently, someone added the characters “Ding Jinhao was here,” as documented by an ashamed Chinese traveler who posted his …

China

Australian spy agency blueprints allegedly stolen in Chinese cyberattack

Blueprints of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization's new headquarters have been stolen in what appears to have been a targeted attack by Chinese hackers, according to a report from the ABC. The hack targeted a contractor that had worked on the building site and came from a server in …