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5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic) | Inc.com

If you turned down venture capital, why?<p><i>No. 468:</i> "Often, [VCs] have no idea what really drives your customers and your business, but they think they do or want you to think they do. So they flex their muscles, exert pressure or push for short-term profits, and [make] bad business decisions."</i> …

CEOs

Make 7 Healthy Chicken Crockpot Freezer Meals in Under an Hour!

Do you want to eat healthy dinners without having to slave away in the kitchen? Healthy freezer crockpot meals are your answer!! Here’s how I prepped …

Cooking

Common tax mistakes entrepreneurs make

For small businesses in Canada, the challenge of getting all the paperwork right at tax time is not so small. Entrepreneurs make common mistakes and must pay attention to details to avoid them.<p>Small businesses make up 98 per cent of all businesses in Canada, according to Statistics Canada 2012 …

How Your Morning Starts With Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics ranks as one of the greatest intellectual achievements in human history, in no small part because it’s such a counter-intuitive theory. Its most attention-grabbing predictions– particles behaving like waves, quantum uncertainty, superposition states, the non-local phenomena that …

Quantum Mechanics

The Entrepreneurial Undergrad 3 -- The "So You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur" Essentials List

Dedicated to the notion that knowledge often comes when you’re studying something else, I offer up the following pre-enterpreneur (incidentally also the pre Columbia University Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology course) reading (or listening or watching) list.<p>Joe Hyams: Zen in the Martial Arts. …

Entrepreneurship

Two Things Investors Should Know About Financial Asset Bubbles

Financial assets are on fire around the globe. The S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) is hitting one new high after another; NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) and the StoxxEurope 600 Index are racing towards the elusive pre-dot.com crash mark; Asian equity indices have staged their own big run-ups; and the debt of a handful of …

Stock Markets

How To Build A Mobile App Startup With No Technical Background | Inc.com

Not every tech startup founder is a developer. And they don’t necessarily have to be. As an entrepreneur, you’d be doing much more than writing code. You have to deal with product validation, product/market fit, marketing, retention and engagement of customers, customer service, managing finances …

Apps

10 packing tips for a 'best-case' scenario | CNN Travel

Travel

How To Get Your Own Email Newsletter Off The Ground

Email newsletters are back in a big way. Starting your own is a great way to build an audience for yourself or a company and offers a way to personally reach people in a place that they’re most likely to read: their Inbox.<p>This post will take a look at how to start your own email newsletter, from my …

Marketing

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Goodyear Concept Tires Shift Shapes and Create Electricity

There was a time when concept cars exhibited such radical pie-in-the-sky thinking that you wondered whether the designers used LSD or had their six-year-olds draw the first sketches. With automakers now rigidly focused on making money, it seems the tire manufacturers are the primary generators of …

The 6 Key Components Of Writing A Business Plan

Having prepared a good business plan before starting your venture can often be the difference between startup success and failure. I am not saying you need a 50 page detailed report, as investors don’t typically have the time to read them anymore. But, it is more about taking the time to think …

Small Business

Top 10 Most Popular JavaScript Libraries for Developers

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming language, widely used for developing web applications. It is a client-side scripting language and …

JavaScript

First-time Founder's Guide to Term Sheets (Part 1)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>In the past five years, seed-stage investing has experienced a boom. In North America, seed funds now represent 67 percent of all VC funds, up from 33 percent in 2008.<p>The CEE region is no different: according to European Private Equity and Venture …

Presenting To Venture Capitalists: 15 Rules For The Perfect Pitch

Funds raised from investors for venture capital investments hit $32.97 billion in 2014, a 62 percent increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> fundraising was up across the board, with venture firms focused on early-stage investing showing an increase …

Venture Capital

A Wheelchair That Might Disrupt the Industry

Rather than let a spinal injury stop him from achieving his dreams, Andrew Slorance used it to completely redesign the look and function of the …

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here's a sneak preview of 15 exciting books on business and behavior that will hit the shelves in the first half of the year. I've had the pleasure of reading eight of them so far. If the other …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

50 Awesome Resources to Help You Be a Better Writer (and Content Marketer) | Inc.com

Content. Every business wants content. Every business needs content (especially those that embrace content marketing to find and engage potential customers).<p>But that means you have to create content, and that means writing it.<p>And that's where the whole issue of content suddenly gets tough.<p>And …

Infographics

How to Make Money Blogging (Example: This Blog Makes $100K / Month)

Want to learn how to make money blogging?<p>Well, I can show you. I’ve built three different sites to over $1 million per year, including this …

Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with the Amazon Affiliate Program

Today, I was looking back over some of my earliest attempts at making money from blogging. I realised that <b>this month marks 10 years of me using</b> …

PS4 tips – 10 ways to get the most out of your console - PlayStation Universe

With Christmas celebrations in full-swing and thousands more people around the world waking up to a brand new shiny console, it’s an ideal time to …

Apps

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

Cooking

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

How Much Money Should I Raise For My Startup?

“How much money should I raise for my startup?” It’s a great question and one I get asked all the time. This is a pretty challenging topic for many entrepreneurs, and there is a lot of good and not so good advice floating around out there. My recent Forbes blog, “Twelve Mistakes To Avoid When …

Opinion: Here’s how millennials need to think about retirement

Most young people are conservative with their money because they grew up in the midst of two financial and market crises — in 2000 and 2008 — that …