Joaquin H. Villanueva

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Photographing Fireworks: 5 Tips for Dazzling Images

How to Photograph FireworksThe Fourth of July is right around the corner. I am always mesmerized by the amazing firework photos I see many …

Landscape Photography

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Emotional Intelligence

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're …

Small Business

How to Find Great Co-Founders for Your Startup -- Fast

What to do when you want a team to help make our idea a reality, but you don't have the money to hire anybody.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have a killer startup idea. You want a team to help make it a reality. But, you don’t have the money to hire …

Startups

7 Things to Outsource Immediately to Scale Your Business

Instead of wasting time and money on guessing and experimenting, outsource to an outside expert the conversion strategies you need.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Growth Hacking<i>, a new book containing insights</i> …

Small Business

5 Innovative Ways to Automate Your Sales Processes This Year

The chatbots are coming, the chatbots are coming! So is software that can monitor social media for mentions of your company -- and so much more.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>B2B companies of all sizes have discovered how sales automation programs can make …

Marketing

This Company Uses Text Messages To Increase Insurance Coverage In The Philippines

The mobile insurance company BIMA aims to insure a billion people throughout the world, and it’s targeting underbanked citizens in the Philippines as part of that goal. The company offers low-cost products around the globe and its mobile registration option offers customers in the Philippines a …

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DTI SME Roving Academy assists new entrepreneurs

SMALL Medium Enterprise (SME) Roving Academy by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) continues to assist small-scale entrepreneurs in Davao …

Entrepreneurship

Ten favorite personal-finance books

Great advice for the financial stages of life.<p>March 11, 2017 —While great literature is said to transcend audiences, the best personal finance books …

Personal Finance

How to become a super memorizer – and what it does to your brain

New research shows that we can train our brains to become memory champions<p>To many of us, having to memorize a long list of items feels like a chore. But for others, it is more like a sport. Every year, hundreds of these ‘memory athletes’ compete with one another in the World Memory Championships, …

The Brain

Uber's Silicon Valley Employees May Be Looking to Jump Ship

Some San Francisco-based recruiters and executives at Uber’s rival companies told <i>the Financial Times</i> (Paywall) in a Monday article that the number of …

Decapitating Consciousness

Philosophers and neuroscientists be damned — there is nothing even slightly mysterious about consciousness<p>I believe I am as conscious as anyone. When …

Consciousness

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Angry Uber and Lyft drivers just launched their own app, and it's almost identical to Uber

An ongoing period of unrest between the taxi apps and its drivers over cuts in pay and concerns over driver safety has seen strikes and protests against the start-up and now a band of disgruntled drivers fed up with the situation are going it alone with their own competing app.<p>The Uber Drivers …

3 Startups Revolutionizing Marketing Technology

For startups, brands and technologists the marketing ecosystem has become a vast and wild frontier with 2016 predicted to see it become both more …

Marketing

Superman: Zack Snyder says he didn't change comic character

Weeks before <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> hits theaters, the reaction to Zack Snyder’s take on Superman in <i>Man of Steel</i> still looms over the …

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Twitter has changed the way your business interacts with consumers online.From daily conversations to marketing tactics, how and when you engage has …

HTC throws shade at Apple in least subtle commercial ever

HTC's latest flagship, the all-aluminum HTC One A9, has been repeatedly called out for its similarity to the iPhone 6. Now, HTC's commercial for the …

Why your next new car may smell -- on purpose

The last thing you want to hear when a passenger gets into your car is, "What smells?" However, a new cabin perfume system from General Motors' European brand Opel could turn that statement of disgust into one with positive connotations. And we'd bet dollars to donuts that this will appear in a …

General Motors

Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables

Trying to save a few bucks by purchasing offbrand cables? We've all done it -- but there's something you should know about new USB Type-C connectors popping up on cellphones (Nexus, OnePlus), laptops (Macbook, Pixel), tablets (Pixel C) and even Apple TV. The reason why they can charge so many …

Joel Osteen Ministries

The scripture says, “Our faith is tried in the fire of affliction.” That’s where your spiritual muscles are developed. You can’t get stronger without …

The cost of ‘Tadhana’

CAN you afford ‘Tadhana’?<p>Let’s not forget the hidden charges, please.<p>The <i>tanga-tanga</i> morphed from the annoying best friend to the cute stranger …