Jackie Perez

72 Flips | 14 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 63 Followers | @niastone | Keep up with Jackie Perez 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 “Jackie Perez”

Best and Worst Airline Stories of 2013

The year began with duct tape.<p>A man who was so intoxicated on an Iceland Air flight that his fellow passengers were forced to restrain him by …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p><b>The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II by Charles Glass</b><p>High school seniors this year were in kindergarten when the Twin Towers …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Add Stamped Coin Charms to Jewelry

This DIY is such a clever way to commemorate your travels overseas. Take the lead from Little Blue Boo and stamp the year of your trip into your collection of foreign currency—it’s a perfect addition to a necklace or charm bracelet!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Metal Letter Stamps<br>• Metal Number …

Minnie Mouse Ornament

Shares 1<p>This Minnie Mouse-inspired ornament is inexpensive, easy to make, and so cute. A fun gift to give to a Disney fan.<p>Shares 1<p>Get the …

Minnie Mouse

20 Festive (and Free!) Holiday Printables

There’s no turning back now — the holidays are here! And with the holidays come parties, gifts, cards, and more. So, let us make some of your holiday planning easier by sharing 20 of our favorite festive holiday printables from all over the web. Oh, and you might want to stock up on some card stock …

What Are Your Best Thoughtful (Yet Inexpensive) Homemade Gifts?

<b>Q:</b> Do your readers have any suggestions for thoughtful and creative (yet rather inexpensive) DIY gifts for the holiday season? I'm thinking of …

How-To: DIY Industrial Hexagon Table

Be still, my hexie loving heart! I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely smitten with this honeycomb-inspired DIY hexagon table (with industrial pipe legs!) from A Beautiful Mess.<p>Ready to bring some geometric style into your kitchen? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full table building …

SNAPCHAT LAWSUIT VIDEOS: After A 37-Second Pause, Snapchat's CEO Describes Regrets About The Friend He Ousted

Last week, Business Insider obtained videos from the ownership lawsuit over a red-hot technology company called Snapchat.<p>Today, we have more never-before-seen clips from the depositions in April with Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and CTO Bobby Murphy.<p>The pair and their investors are being sued by …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

'Tis the Season to Flip! Create Your Own Catalogs on Flipboard

‘Tis the Season to Flip! Create Your Own Catalogs on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / November 11, 2013<p>Time to think about gifts, wishlists and holiday …

The Future of Twitter Events Is Here

Twitter’s biggest draw to date has been the power of the event.<p>From Hurricane Sandy to the Academy Awards, “events” are those moments of large-scale, …

Six Solid Marketing Ideas From Those Who Do It Best

I have been doing a bit of spring cleaning, trying to eliminate the clutter in my office.<p>In the process of putting some things, away, I looked through a book–<i>Marketing Masters</i>–that I wrote back when dinosaurs ruled the earth. (It was published 25 years ago this month. It’s out of print. So, believe …

7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

Likeable founder Dave Kerpen personally responds to thousands of Tweets, emails, and messages every day. Crazy, or genius?<p>Before he started to dole out social-media advice for entrepreneurs like you at <i>Inc.</i>'s recent GrowCo conference in New Orleans, Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media and now …

Social Media

How To Use Social Media To Make Sales

An integral part of the sales process is getting to know your prospects and establishing relationships—and it turns out that social media can help you accomplish this quickly and easily. Follow these steps to make sales using social media.

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Infographics

Can a Side Business Help Reduce Your Taxes?

<i>Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. As CEO of CorpNet.com, a legal document filing service, Nellie</i> …

Selling Solutions In 4 Steps

Most businesses fall into a sales slump from time to time; we blame the economy or fickle customers but it’s probably that your message needs some tweaking. Try focusing your marketing message on how your business solves problems and watch how your own problems go away, here’s how to do it.<p><b>Step 1:</b> …

Best Career Advice: Learn How to Sell

If you really want to succeed, learn to sell yourself, your ideas, and your products.<p>No matter what career you're planning, there's no smarter move than learning how to sell.<p>That's especially true for entrepreneurs. You may have the greatest idea in the business world, but if you can't sell that …

Selling

8 Things Really Successful People Do

Real success takes discipline and methodology. Here are eight things the most successful people are meticulous about getting right.<p>Most people claim to want success. But not everyone is willing to do the hard work and the smart work to get there. Often opportunities present themselves and because …

Self-improvement

Start By Being a Leader of One

Before you strive to be the next Steve Jobs or Richard Branson, start with being a leader to yourself.<p>The topic of leadership can get pompous pretty quickly as names like Steve Jobs and Abraham Lincoln are bandied about. But if you're just starting out, this sort of inspiration can seem more than a …

Leadership

The Most Successful People Take Small, Smart Steps Toward Their Goals

Lives there anyone anywhere old enough to work who has not had an idea for a new company? Who has not said on at least one occassion, “someone could make a fortune if they’d just…”<p>So how come we have so few entrepreneurs?<p>Study the type of ideas on which highly successful growth companies were …

14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done

Don't think it's possible because you're already working in overdrive? Here's a new way to look at your to-do list.<p>In the spirit of the topic, let's get right to it:<p><b>1. Eliminate one ego commitment.</b><p>We all do things that have more to do with ego than results.<p>Maybe you serve on a committee because you …

Productivity

The 99% Success Formula

Every success formula ever written or published boils down to these seven steps.<p>If you boil down every "success formula" that's ever been devised or published, you pretty much end up with the following:<p><b>1. Know where you're starting from. (A).</b><p>Every journey has a starting place. With the journey …

Goal Setting

Why You Should Sell Dreams, Not Just Products

<i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2013. For the full list, click here.</i><p>Shauna Mei isn’t your typical MIT grad.<p>After graduating with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering, Mei dabbled in finance before transitioning to the world of luxury …

eCommerce

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

Eliminate These 8 Things From Your Day

Every day, make the commitment not to:<p><b>1. Check my phone while I'm talking to someone.</b><p>You've done it. You've played the, "Is that your phone? Oh, it must be mine," game. You've tried the you-think-sly-but-actually-really-obvious downwards glance. You've done the, "Wait, let me answer this text..." …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …