Mark Lerdsuwanrut

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America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

Die Hard

10 Best Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. …

Sources: Lakers' pitch 'honest'

Nine years ago, Kobe Bryant stood in a place very much like the one Dwight Howard was in Tuesday afternoon as he heard the Los Angeles Lakers' final …

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What It Takes To Be A Great Technical Leader

They often don't manage people, but instead coach them to do their best work.<p>Every company is different, but there are some common threads among the best tech leads that I've worked with. Hat tips to Brian Stoler, Nathan Hunt, Evan Gilbert, and Rich Burdon for leading by example.<p>In this article, I …

Software Development

American dream? US lags in creating rich entrepreneurs

The creation myth of American wealth is almost always rooted in the entrepreneur.<p>It's the two kids who start a computer company in their garage or dorm room. Or the former standup comic who creates form-shaping undergarments, or the South African immigrant who creates a new electric car and private …

How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William Wei</i>

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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 …

More Americans Are Becoming Entrepreneurs Than Ever Before

• More Americans are becoming entrepreneurs than ever, and they're increasingly optimistic, according to a study by Babson and Baruch colleges.<br>• The Small Business Administration (SBA) has started a program designed to boost lending to veterans.<br>• How Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman made it through one of the …

Small Business