Neelesh Pillay

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Value vs growth investing

Value, as an investment style, has been out of favour for the past 7 years. The chart below illustrates this point by comparing the MSCI World Value …

Business Tips From Once Homeless Billionaire, John Paul DeJoria

When John Paul DeJoria started John Paul Mitchell Systems in 1980, he was briefly homeless, sleeping in an old Rolls Royce along L.A.’s Sunset Strip. But he and cofounder Paul Mitchell squirreled together $700 and hit the pavement, peddling their shampoo door-to-door. Today Paul Mitchell is $1 …

Comoros Islands: tropical charm off the beaten path

Here’s a challenge for you: could you place the Comoros Islands on a map?<p>Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, <i>Qamar</i>, this poetically named but little-known archipelago is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.<p>It was an important trading post for Arab, Persian, African and European traders …

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Europe's eight best night trains

The midnight thump and clunk of railway carriages being uncoupled and shunted in a station somewhere in central Europe is not in itself romantic. But add in that this is the night train between Paris and Venice, and that you’re tucked up in bed six feet off the floor, and everything’s somehow more …

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The Huge, Hidden Benefits Of An Extra Hour Of Sleep

Deep relaxation, happier gene expression, and, oh yeah, a better memory can come with 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>It’s weird that we sometimes think we can go without sleep–since we’d be so much more productive with just a bit more.<p>The BBC’s Michael Mosley reports that increasing the quanitity of …

Martin Lewis: What I earned from peer-to-peer savings

A new breed of website make bold claims on income. The founder of Moneysavingexpert reveals the returns he made from peer-to-peer lending/saving.<p>Six per cent interest is enough to put a rosy glow into the cheeks of any depressed saver. Yet many worry that peer-to-peer lending websites such as Zopa, …

Top 40 things the internet has killed off

Following the announcement that New Zealand's postal service is to run only three days a week in most areas due to the dominance of email over the traditional letter, we take a look at other victims of the internet age<p>Following on from our <b>comprehensive 2009 list</b>, The Telegraph presents the 2013 …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

5 Surprising, Science-Backed Ways To Get Smarter Today

Your intelligence isn’t fixed; it’s fluid. Here’s a handful of ways to improve your brain flow.<p>So it turns out that, contrary to what your SAT scores told you, we can actually get smarter day by day–depending on what we do with our days. As Annie Murphy Paul reports, intelligence isn’t set in …

This map shows what each country leads the world in: http://f-st.co/7SEBzQs Spain takes the top slot in cocaine use, and Australia has more deadly animals and melanoma than any place else in the world. Now that we know Mongolia leads the globe in velociraptor bones, we will never look at that country the same way again.

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Island hopping French Polynesia, without breaking the bank

Although these isolated and far-flung atolls have a reputation of being one of the most expensive holiday spots on earth, it is possible to island hop independently and affordably.<p>Think French Polynesia and you will likely envisage picture-perfect tropical islands with acres of blonde sand, palm …

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13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

Phil Libin On Evernote’s Close Call: Just 3 Weeks of Cash Left During The 2008 Financial Crisis

While Evernote now has north of 75 million users and a valuation that’s reportedly more than $1 billion, the company faced many close calls. In fact, it had just three weeks of cash left during the 2008 financial crisis when an investor bailed at the last minute, said CEO Phil Libin today at Y …

These are the most beautiful places in the world: http://onforb.es/1ezdCbK #forbesgreatesthits

Most job-seekers think the holidays are a lousy time to look for work. If you've been hunting for a long time, it's a tempting time to take a break. But job-hunters who keep at it are actually more likely to find a job over the holidays. http://onforb.es/17Rn84n

How organisations can successfully implement remote working: Part 2

The right technology and training should encourage even the most reluctant of organisations and employees to adopt some level of mobile working and …

8 Inexpensive Vacation Alternatives To Big-Ticket Getaways

When it comes to choosing travel destinations, certain trusted standards spring to mind: Paris for urban exploring. The Bahamas for beach lolling. Greece for island hopping. Napa for wine.<p>The trouble is that these popular spots can prove pricey. Luckily, there are plenty of alternative …

Google's soaring shares boosted the net worths of Larry Page and Sergey Brin several billion dollars each. *Billion* with a B. http://onforb.es/H1YYOV Photo: You can smile Larry Page (center), you're up $3 billion. (Credit: Getty Images)

Why Cloud's Biggest Benefits Are Hiding In Plain Sight

The true value of cloud computing remains elusive, at least from a technology perspective. Organizations are not likely to see cost advantages anytime soon, as they gear up their networks and infrastructure to support cloud-based applications. But is that the whole story?<p>The key takeaway from a new …

How Neil Woodford made you a fortune

Neil Woodford, Britain's most celebrated fund manager, turned £1,000 investment into £23,000. We explain how he did it.<p>The man trusted by legions of private investors to look after their money is quitting his job. Neil Woodford of Invesco Perpetual will leave the company in six months' time to …

Jeff Bezos To Social Cohesion: Drop Dead

Actually, the Amazon bigwig said: “If I hear that idea again, I’m gonna have to kill myself.” Why?<p>Upon reading the <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> cover story on Amazon, a portrait of Jeff Bezos emerges: He’s overwhelmingly intelligent, overwhelmingly prescient, and sometimes just simply overwhelming, as in …

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We asked the CEOs of the top businesses on our list of America's Best Small Companies to share what books inspire them: http://onforb.es/GUluc7

14 things successful people do on weekends: http://onforb.es/1gsLHPb #forbesgreatesthits

Stanford's B-School Sensation: Plot A Takeover In Two Weeks

Halfway through business school, Rob Cherun thought he was destined to work at McKinsey & Co. The elite consulting firm spent thousands to underwrite his tuition at Stanford a few years ago, certain that the wavy-haired Canadian would join right after graduation. But Cherun changed his mind. Even …

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 …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before