Patricia Bawar

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Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards

Our 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the world to find the most innovative ideas to make the world better.<p>Here they are: the winners of the first-ever World Changing Ideas Awards. We sifted through more than 1,000 truly impressive entries to find the ones our …

Creating Math Champions, One Game At A Time

QUICK DONATION<p>MATH HOOPS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP<p>The nation's top Math Champs earn<br>a once-in-a-lifetime sports and STEM experience!<p>MATH HAS NEVER BEEN …

The One-Word Secret To Creating A Life That Matters

Can one word capture your passion and purpose? Can your “one word” transform your life?<p>Evan Carmichael believes so much in the power of one word, he made it the theme of his new book: <i>Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter.</i> One who truly breathes and bleeds …

Self-awareness

Here's the 1 Word You Should Use if You Want to Win Any Argument (It's Not What You Think)

Helping people be "right" will diffuse blame so you can get to the point.<p>Take a look at some of the great debates in the world. Whether the debate is on a worldwide political scale, a nationwide economic scale, a customer service nightmare or an ongoing battle with a teenager, both parties want a …

5 Crushing Mistakes to Avoid When Meeting New Customers

Stop making these mistakes now with your new customers to close more deals than ever before.<p>You only have one chance to make a first impression on a new customer. Even the smallest mistake can paint you as "just another salesperson" who doesn't understand what the customer wants or needs. But if …

Steve Jobs and the Profound Question That Will Transform Your Career

Transform your business by answering this empowering question Steve Jobs brought up in a famous keynote.<p>At the conclusion of his last major public presentation, Steve Jobs paused and said, "It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that make …

The True Value of a Financial Advisor

When asked to give the first words you think of when someone says “financial advisor,” you may say retirement, investments or planning. As a client …

Financial Planning

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Success comes to those who look for it, not to those who wait for it.<p>Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain …

11 Ways the Most Successful People Differ From Everyone Else

It's all about having the discipline to do the same simple things every day.<p>How a person defines success is a subjective thing, but likely involves some combination of financial independence, loving relationships, a solid education, and a rewarding career. Over the years, I have been fortunate to …

Here Is a List of High-Paying Programming Languages You Can Learn

Online news site Quartz made a ranking of salary value in programming languages, from highest to lowest based on job postings. Here are five …

Career Development

6 Financial Benefits of Moving Into Your 50s and 60s | Investopedia

What are the financial benefits of moving into your 50s and 60s, if any? Getting older is supposed to make you wiser; can it also make you wealthier? …

Matcha 101: How to Make the Best Tea

Are you craving a calming, healthful cup of matcha to get you through the depths of winter? This week tea experts Emily Erb and Anna Morton of Leaves …

4 VCs were asked what the hottest area of fintech is right now — all they could talk about was insurance

At the Economist Finance Disrupted conference in London this week, three out of the four VCs on the panel "Unicorns vs. Unicorpses" named insurance specifically when asked what was of most interest to them as an area for investment.<p>The sector was name-checked by: Yann Ranchere, a Geneva-based …

10 Ridiculous Sales Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Easily fixable mistakes that many junior salespeople make<p>I'm an investor and advisor in a New York-based Ad Tech company. Recently I worked with their sales team to help improve some processes.<p>We identified a few mistakes the team was making. I'm going to share 10 sales mistakes you may be making …

The 7 Ages That Matter Most When Planning Retirement

<i>50, 59 ½, 62, 65, 66, 70, 70 ½: The birthdays (and half-birthdays) that matter most</i><p>The age you retire will likely differ from your neighbor, relative, or co-worker. But in preparing for retirement, there are certain ages that everyone has to be mindful of because of IRS rules on retirement accounts …

12 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Social Security

You probably know that Social Security is a key source of income for most retirees. But here are a number of things you may not have known about the program.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p><b>1. Nearly 61 million Americans receive Social Security benefits.</b> Not all recipients, however, are seniors. Retired …

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

5 Financial Steps You Should Take Before You Retire

You've worked hard for your money throughout your career, and once you retire, it'll be time for your money to start taking care of you. But before you call it quits, set aside some time to take these five financial steps. They'll help you make the transition from employee to retiree and set you on …

5 Essential TED Videos That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids

If you want to raise kids who are entrepreneurial, happy, healthy, creative, and smart risk-takers, here's the list.<p>There's a lot of good parenting advice buried within the 2,300 TED talks that have been given over the years. But do you know what it costs to attend a TED talk in person? $8,500 a …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

The High Net Worth Guide to Social Security | Investopedia

Even if you’re pulling in substantial income from other sources, Social Security can help pad your nest egg and, if invested, increase the assets you …

How to make lavender lemonade to help relieve headaches and anxiety

A Quick Note from Our Founder<p><b>Have you been curious about losing weight eating Bacon and Butter? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of …

How to Retire a Millionaire Without a 401(k) | Investopedia

Is it possible to retire a millionaire without having a 401(k) plan? It’s true that a 401(k) can be an extremely powerful tool for fueling your …

How This Entrepreneur Makes $150k/Month With No Office Or Employees

Chase Bowers' Shopified App has become a go-to resource for online sellers. Here's how to replicate his success.<p>At first glance, Chase Bowers' success story might seem like an anomaly. In just a few months, he went from $0 in revenue to making more than $150,000 a month--all without leaving his …

11 lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from building wealth

When you're young, the future seems far away, and you might think there's time to make up for your financial mistakes later.<p>Unfortunately, whether you're putting off saving for retirement or looking the other way when your credit card bill becomes due, money lies can have big consequences sooner …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.

Spend less than you earn, especially when you start earning more, and you are halfway to being rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hopefully everyone answered yes to that question about becoming a millionaire. But for many of us that may sound like a pipe dream.<p>The …