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The Smart Career Move You Haven't Considered: Working Abroad

Two years after graduating from college, I found myself working retail in New York City and feeling thoroughly sorry for myself. How did I—with my near-perfect GPA, summa cum laude honors, and Phi Beta Kappa membership—end up selling iPhones?<p>But while it was unfortunate at the time, my post-grad …

Osborne’s £1 trillion export crusade will require an Olympian effort and full support for manufacturers

Last week in Manchester, the Prime Minister made a staunch and very welcome defence of business, pointing out that it is companies which provide the high-value jobs we need.<p>He was right to emphasise that the UK must compete in high-end manufacturing, design and engineering excellence because our …

Trading places: how to succeed in China

Rebecca Burn-Callander talks to three entrepreneurs about their experiences exporting to China and picks up a few tips.<p>China is the world’s second-largest economy and, unlike our nearest trading partner the eurozone, it has been going gangbusters over the past decade. GDP growth slowed to 7.6pc …

Entrepreneurs need to start up a pressure group fighting for their interests

If you are a doctor, an accountant, a farmer or a teacher, there are pressure groups, professional bodies and trade unions that speak out on your behalf.<p>If you are an entrepreneur, however, you are on your own. You have no voice, nobody to represent you on TV and the radio, nobody to express your …

Havas chief David Jones says digital, not size, is the future of advertising

Advertising companies act as a barometer for recovery, Havas’s chief tells Christopher Williams, but the source of future growth is digital.<p>As the British chief executive of a listed French company, living in New York, David Jones has a uniquely transatlantic perspective on business. He runs Havas, …

On the Red Couch with Cinemagraph Co-Founder Kevin Burg

Inside Flipboard / October 10, 2013<p><i>Kevin Burg remembers his first animated GIF. He was in high school and it was the 1990s—a time when the Internet</i> …

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Got Innovation? These Companies Do.

Tech firms are still tops when it comes to innovation, according to Boston Consulting Group’s 2013 “Most Innovative Companies” list. Apple Inc. held the No. 1 spot for the ninth consecutive year, followed by Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc.<p>But auto makers are shifting into high gear. The …

Technology killed storytelling, then resurrected it

Ethiopia is a land of stories that are sometimes very, very mean. These are stories of children killing stepmothers, cuckolded husbands and wives …

How Mr. Money Mustache Retired At Age 30 And How You Can Too

His name is Pete. He lives in Longmont, Colorado. And, eight years ago, he and his wife retired at age 30.<p>He now blogs about finance and lifestyle at Mr. Money Mustache for 400,000 unique visitors a month. Because he’s anonymous, he says that his blog is now popular enough — garnering 37 million …

Why Invest in Emerging Markets?

Developing countries, also known as the emerging markets, are fast becoming the driver of global growth. Why invest in emerging markets? To cash in where the growth is today, and for the foreseeable future. Emerging economies are expected to grow two to three times faster than developed nations …

23 Things Every Entrepreneur Must Know

A buddy of mine is a big-deal business professor at an even bigger deal university. And for reasons I still don’t understand, he asked me to come in and explain to his graduate students what I have learned from spending 30 years talking to, researching and writing about entrepreneurs.<p>Here’s what I …

'Don't Go To Law School,' 'Move To Asia,' And 28 Other Pearls Of Wisdom For 2012 Grads

This month, a huge batch of 20-somethings will be loosed upon the country with shiny new degrees in hand. We’ve crowd-sourced advice for the graduates of 2012 from our host of writers based on their areas of expertise. Here are 25 pearls of wisdom from Forbes. Spend them wisely.<p><b>Via Monte Burke, who</b> …

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15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life

I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it’s important for us. I like this definition of hope from dictionary.com: <i>the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for</i> …

The First Jobs Of 9 Big Wall Streeters

We're talking about things from bagging walnuts to selling peanuts to delivering newspapers and attending parking lots.<p>Some of these jobs were things they did as kids to earn some extra spending money, while others were to pay for college or make an actual living.<p>We've compiled a list of nine big …

A tale of three African economies | Egypt

This week, we take an in-depth look at Africa, zeroing in on three different countries across the continent, and their varying approaches to economic growth.<p>Nigeria, the most populous country on the continent, has an economy that has long relied on oil. It remains the main source of foreign …

6 tips for turning that data science education into startup riches

Data scientist has been deemed the sexiest job title of the 21st century, and there’s ample evidence to suggest that skills in the field are pretty …

For just $10, you too can rent a tiny hotel room in China

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Build It Like Buffett: The Empowered Portfolio

As a financial advisor, I often hear from investors who say they feel as if the game is rigged or that the little guy has no chance to make money in the markets. If you follow the financial media, you will find plenty of evidence that would support this argument. Over the last several years, there …

Feed Your Career Octopus: Tips For Finding (And Keeping) Awesome Mentors

Research shows that mentors are an important and valuable asset for career planning. Everyone from Martha Stewart to Kid President to your high school English teacher can fill the role. Here’s advice on developing those coveted relationships.<p>You’ve just landed your first job.<p>Or it’s your second, or …

Suneet Tuli plans to eradicate poverty in India with a £20 touchscreen computer

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Goals! The Reason You're Not Achieving Yours (And Its Easy Fix)

If you’re not reaching your goals, here’s an unusual piece of wisdom from the man who scored the most. Wayne Gretzky, the NHL’s all-time leading scorer, once said, “A good hockey player skates where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.”<p>What exactly did he mean? He …

Pitch Smart: Sell The Milk By Loaning Out The Cow

It’s the one question lots of capable consultants, freelancers, and portfolio workers still can’t answer. How do you pitch your plan to help a potential client without giving away your best material? If you’re regularly looking for new work—in a range of fields—it’s simple: Sell the milk by loaning …

The Young African Millionaire Lighting Up Tanzania

It’s 1:15 pm on a blistering hot Wednesday afternoon in Dar Es Salaam. Patrick Ngowi is seated in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, patiently waiting for me to keep up with our lunch appointment. We had planned to meet for 12:30, but I had lost track of time.<p>“You are finally here, my brother,” …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Mexico, where off-the-books work is the rule, not the exception

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Do You Measure Up?

In 2008, when many companies were folding, two brave entrepreneurs, Clifton Berry and Wayne Taitt, stepped up and started a men’s clothing business, Clifton Charles, specializing in custom-tailored shirts.<p>The clothing industry is crowded and competitive. In a down economy, a custom shirt may have …

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

The travel channels

ALFRED HITCHCOCK once compared television to indoor plumbing. “It didn’t change people’s habits,” said the master of cinematic suspense. “It just …

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