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The definitive answer on the rent v buy debate

<b>“ARE you still renting? Why don’t you buy yourself a house already. Rent money is DEAD MONEY!”</b><p>If you rent, I’m sure you have come across one of these …

Personal Finance

Millionaire's son hacked own family to death with an axe in a murder case that shocked the world

The emergency call came from an exclusive gated-housing estate in South Africa.<p>‘My… my family and me were attacked,’ Henri van Breda, 20, stammered. …

Crime

Author who studies millionaires: This is the No. 1 way to amass wealth

Jeff Bezos began Amazon in 1994. By 1997, he was a millionaire and, by 1999, Bezos was a billionaire.<p>At age 22, Mark Zuckerberg was a millionaire and …

Self-improvement

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Customers

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

These two men paid over $650,000 for lunch with Warren Buffett—here are 3 things they learned

The average American spends just over $1,000 a year getting lunch at restaurants. But investors Guy Spier, 52, and Mohnish Pabrai, 53, spent $650,100 …

Investing

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Many Successful People Are Driven By a Quality No One Likes to Admit

But there's a catch.<p>Real-estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran was told she’d never make it.<p>After dumping her for her secretary in …

哪有那么多「能力问题」,在你牛到一定程度前,全是「态度问题」

编者按:每当一件事完成得不够如意时,我们可能都会习惯性把锅甩给「能力问题」,觉得自己已经尽力了。但很多情况下,你的态度才是之所以不如意的缘由。有一句老话说「态度决定高度」,你所认为的尽力真的是到达能力「边界」了吗?而即使在工作之外,有态度的人也总让人喜欢得厉害。做一个有态度的人又何尝不是一种「能力」 …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

案例|月薪5000到20000,你差的是目标感

什么是目标感?做一件事情,你为什么去做?怎么做才能达到目标?这种看起来显而易见的问题,却常常在职场中被忽略。– I –先说2个人。主人公都是我的朋友,一个叫小K,一个叫望望。小K 91年,在上海的一家广告公司做策划,月薪5000。望望92年,在北京一家C轮互联网公司做运营,月薪20000。两人都是大 …

95后CEO:没有工资,大二在读就买下跑车,他凭什么?

从一个自闭的中国普通学生,在人多的地方讲话会脸红,到走进了美国主流社会的精英圈子:<p>给美联储员工做过职场培训,受邀参加联合国领事会晚宴;<p>获两届波士顿市长亲自颁奖;<p>被评为北美优秀创业者30Under30 ;<p>社交思维CEO,Instagram公众人物;<p>18 岁经济独立,19岁买下第一辆跑车......<p>波士顿市长(右一)<p>美联储波士顿主席和副主席<p><b>这个95后CEO,没有工资,大二在读就买下跑车,他凭什么?这人是谁?</b><p>他是泽宇,95后连环创业者。这人什么来路呢?<p>事实上,他背景简单,没有任何资源,一不能拼爹妈,二无法靠颜值,三还没有什么过人的技能......<p><b>一、</b><b>“留学:别人有多羡慕,就有多辛酸”</b><p>2009年,他和 …

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

10 Deep Questions That Could Help You Live Your Best Life

Checking in with yourself regularly is a great way to stay in tune, practice self-care and ensure that you’re living your best life. As an added bonus, being happy and healthy will give you the awesome energy you need to care for the people you love while crushing your professional goals. Read on …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

摩拜创始人套现15亿:你的同龄人,正在抛弃你

作者:王耳朵先生<p>来源:王耳朵先生(ID:huangezishiba)<p>美团收购摩拜单车的新闻,刷遍了朋友圈。<p>许多网友都调侃,以后,可以骑着单车送外卖了。但我更关注的,是另一个80后的美女。<p>她是,摩拜单车的创始人胡玮炜。<p><b>⒈</b><p>仅仅三年,她就把企业,做成了当红的创业公司。这次收购,她可能从中套现15亿以上。<p>当初,胡玮炜拎着一个行李箱就来到了北京。毕业之后,她做了10年小记者。<p><b>十年月薪从四位数到五位数,却用一年把摩拜从0做到10亿美元。</b><p>根据《新京报》报道,经股东投票,最终确定美团以35%美团股权、65%的现金收购摩拜单车,而摩拜的早期投资方和创始团队均已套现。按照9%股份计算,胡玮炜套现2亿美元,15亿元 …

The Hottest Sectors for Launching a Business in 2018

Starting a business is always a risk, but pursuing one of these promising sectors will improve your odds.<p>If only a good idea and a bit of luck were all you needed to launch a successful startup. The reality is that it takes a lot more. Timing, competition, and future market conditions can make or …

Pew Research Center

Self-made millionaire: Buying a home can help you retire early, if you make 1 important choice

According to author and co-founder of AE Wealth Management David Bach, "buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America." Homeownership can also …

Personal Finance

From Steve Jobs to Oprah: 28 Leaders' Commencement Speeches That Will Make You Re-Think Success

The best advice from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Barack Obama, J.K.Rowling, and many more on how to rethink success.<p>It's both inspiring and comforting to hear how those we admire succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers, and there's perhaps no better format than the commencement address to …

Motivation

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

Cryptocurrency is a giant multi-level marketing scheme

It’s hard to see red flags when you’re wearing rose-colored glasses.<p>Cryptocurrency’s warning signs having been coming fast and furious. A new report indicates that half of initial coin offerings, which are the crypto world’s money-raising equivalent of an IPO, have already died—and many of the …

Cryptocurrency

The Motivation Secrets of Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk and Other Superstar Entrepreneurs

"Screw it. Let's just do it."<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a demanding job -- and one that encroaches on your lifestyle. You’ll face long nights, working weekends, tough decisions and tougher consequences. So what is it that gets …

Motivation

The Mess at Meetup

Meetup was supposed to be different.<p>While much of the tech industry struggled to create inclusive work environments and free itself from the kinds of …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Tony Robbins, Jim Carrey, and BuzzFeed Publisher Dao Nguyen Agree: 1 Question Leads to Success

It's a counterintuitive way to get what you want, but it works.<p>Whether you're a movie star, a motivational coach, or the publisher of a wildly popular website--or an entrepreneur--asking one question makes the difference between failure and success. Or between success and phenomenal success. That's …

TED Talks

创业邦

前一段时间特别火的电视剧《我的前半生》里面的罗子君成功走出“资源诅咒”的困境,很大程度上也得益于闺蜜和她男友的帮助,最终一路开挂重返职场。<p>尤其是男主角贺涵,人帅金句多,简直是职场、情感、生活三项全能型导师。<p>但是,现实中存在这样的贵人吗?我们能遇到属于自己的“贺涵”吗?<p>对于我们普通上班族来说,贵人其实就是<b>“良师益友”。</b>在你职业生涯的关键时刻发挥作用、能够适时给你帮助或指引的人,就是你的贵人。<p>想要拥有贵人,不需要被动等待,我们可以主动去寻找、创造、经营。<p>今天,邦哥就从<b>“成为贵人吸铁石”“主动寻找贵人”</b>两方面教你如何创造自己的贵人缘。<p><b>No.1</b><p><b>成为贵人吸铁石</b><p>韬光养晦很重要,做好自己的业绩,任人评说,你 …

一个单品卖了82年,定价2块2,中国每天500多万瓶销量……

100 毫升的红色瓶子<p>专心琢磨一件事,打磨一个产品,做一个细分行业里的领袖!<p>作者:胡二伙<p>来源:商界(ID:sj998_)<p><b>“专心琢磨一件事,打磨一个产品,做一个细分行业里的领袖!”</b><p>赛跑式竞争的逻辑是,打败一个对手会有一个新的对手出现,最后打败对手就成了目的,打败别人的人最终也会被别人打败。<p>养乐多的创始人代田稔明白这个市场规律,他开创益生菌市场,却不与对手短刃相见。<p>别人在开发新品,追求速度,无限度的扩充渠道时,他仍然坚持他的生产方式:一个瓶子,一支队伍,一个有限的市场。<p><b>然而,养乐多在日本没有被打败,在韩国没有被打败,在台湾和香港也稳站市场,甚至到了中国,每天也能有超过 500 多万瓶的销售量,只身</b> …

10 inspiring TED talks to boost your money goals

<b>TED is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has</b> …

TED Talks

10 Things You Can Start Doing Right Now to Save Time

Learn the tips some of the busiest New Yorkers rely on to optimize their time and have a better work-life balance.<p>Time can't be recovered, made up for it, or reversed. There are 24 hours in a day and 168 in a week, and those numbers are not changing. What can change though is what you do with those …

Time Management