Octavian Badescu

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Will Volunteering Land You a Job?

With the economy still recovering from recession and unemployment levels still high, many Americans are looking at less traditional ways to further …

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10 Best Jobs for the Future

The U.S. job market is looking good. The unemployment rate is hovering below the 5% mark, as it has been for more than a year. But not every …

Employment

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

Amurgul secolului Beligan

L-am văzut pe Radu Beligan purtat pe braţe de colegii lui de scenă, apoi incapabil să bea un pahar cu apă, apoi uitând replica pe care i-a şoptit-o …

Guest Post: Why Belgium Can Never Work

The political situation in Belgium - as Europe heads into elections - could well be the writing on the wall for every European country.<p><i>Submitted by</i> …

7 Simple Secrets of the Best Presentations

How to give a presentation that customers, colleagues, and co-workers will talk about long after you're done talking.<p><i>My new book,</i> Business Without The Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need To Know, <i>is being published this week, so my posts are condensed excerpts from it.</i><p>I've written about …

4 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Maximize Productivity

Forget the apps. True productivity requires discipline and simplicity.<p>Too much work; too little time. We all struggle with this issue. Downloading a hundred time-management apps won't help. True productivity requires discipline and having a robust mental routine. Here's what helps me.<p>1. Triage<p>You …

Time Management

The Top 10 Summer Vacation Destinations for 2014

Let’s face it: Starting a company and growing it into something awesome takes a lot of work. And a lot of work usually requires a lot of time. And when you work really hard all the time, well, there’s a point where you’re most likely going to break down.<p>If this sounds anything like your current …

Top 10

What Thomas Piketty Got Wrong

I’ve frequently been asked what I think about the current <i>book du jour</i>, Thomas Piketty’s <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century.</i> Larry Summers suggested just this week in his review that the book deserves the Nobel Prize in Economics. Well, I’ve finally gotten around to reading and rereading it—all 577 …

Six Reasons Millennials Are Actually the Best Workers

It has become fashionable to trash millennials. They lack a strong work ethic, have no grit, aren’t respectful or patient, and definitely don’t understand corporate culture. It fits with how people romanticize the 1950s as the golden age of American culture, when everything was just somehow …