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Research: The Average Age of a Successful Startup Founder Is 45

It’s widely believed that the most successful entrepreneurs are young. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg were in their early twenties when they launched what would become world-changing companies. Do these famous cases reflect a generalizable pattern? VC and media accounts seem to suggest …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Como prospectar novos negócios: dicas para empreendedores

Já escrevi antes sobre a importância da Gestão do Relacionamento com Clientes [1], mas vejo a necessidade de detalhar um pouco mais o processo de …

EXAME

<b>1. Conectados</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/22 (gpointstudio/Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo – A rotina de trabalho de um <b>empreendedor</b> é muito cansativa: mesmo fora do horário …

How To Take A Job And Keep Your Job Search Going

Some people hold job-seekers to an impossibly high standard. What’s funny about that viewpoint is that we don’t hold employers to the same standard.<p>The old-school rule was “If you take a job, you have to be committed to it!” and in the old days, that made sense.<p>Nowadays, we can’t admonish …

Pequenos negócios demitem oito vezes menos que grandes empresas

Médias e grandes empresas demitiram oito vezes mais que as pequenas, segundo Sebrae<p>No primeiro semestre deste ano, as micro e pequenas empresas …

25 acessórios de viagem que você precisa ter na sua bagagem!

Travesseiro de pescoço, tag de mala, carregador portátil, cadeado, fone de ouvido, nécessaire… Ufa! É tanta coisinha para pensar na hora de viajar …

People Who Take More Time Off Are More Likely to Get a Raise

Go Home! Grinding out more out hours at the office won’t actually impress your boss or get you that next big promotion, it appears, according to a …

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<b>1. As áreas mais quentes de um setor em alta</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/9 (violetkaipa/Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo - A área de <b>TI</b> pode até não estar completamente a salvo …

Ten Things Never To Reveal Until You Have The Job

Job-seekers often have the wrong idea about how to conduct a job search.<p>They think that when they go to an interview and get into a recruiting pipeline, their assignment is to make best friends with everyone they meet on the employer side of the desk. They think that over the course of their …

21 books to read if you want to boost your career

With summer <i>finally</i> here, and hopefully a vacation or two on your calendar, you’re probably on the hunt for a good book. While you should give your …

EXAME

<b>1. Quem mais sente a baixa demanda no mercado?</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/42 (Thinkstock/Ridofranz)<p>São Paulo - O <b>mercado de trabalho</b> está, de modo geral, em baixa …

Carreira: 8 dicas para se destacar em ambientes masculinos

Só trabalha com homem? Pois saiba como brilhar sendo a bendita fruta entre eles!<p>Por mais que as mulheres sejam fortes, inteligentes, afinadas e …

Pope Francis to Catholics: Your Marriage Is a Sham

This week, Pope Francis said “the great majority” of modern Catholic marriages were religiously invalid due to an insufficient understanding of …

EXAME

São Paulo – Todos sonham com o <b>Google</b>. De <b>jovens</b> a presidentes, a empresa reina no imaginário de profissionais de diferentes gerações. A multinacional …

EXAME

<b>1. Uber</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/11 (Divulgação)<p>Andar nos carros da Uber em São Paulo, Rio, Belo Horizonte e Brasília é uma realidade, por mais que os taxistas e …

EXAME

São Paulo – Com a consolidação do impeachment da presidente Dilma Rousseff como cenário-base, os investidores tem demonstrado euforia com o Brasil.<p>A …

EXAME

<b>1. Dicas</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/17 (Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo - O mercado financeiro parece complicado para muitos, mas essas 15 frases tentam explicar de forma …

Pope Francis Drops the Other Shoe - The American Interest

Last year a synod of bishops from all over the world met in Rome to discuss issues of marriage and the family, in two separate sessions several …

On Divorce And Remarriage, Pope Calls For More Grace, Less Dogma

In a major document released Friday, Pope Francis addressed divisive elements of Catholic doctrine — including how to treat couples who remarry after a divorce that wasn't annulled by the church, and the church's stance on contraception.<p>Without issuing any new top-down doctrine, Francis said that …

Pope Francis

Empreendedores começam descascando batatas

Não há um atalho para sujar suas mãos. Ler histórias sobre o sucesso do Facebook, ou blogs sobre os segredos de SEO pode até fazer com que você se …

9 Affirmations the Most Successful People Repeat Each and Every Day

What you say is often what you do--especially if you say it to yourself.<p>A friend of mine is big on daily affirmations and positive self-talk. He spends a few minutes every morning looking in a mirror and repeating, "I'm great. I'm awesome. I'm a superstar."<p>He says his daily affirmations work for …

Success

The Five Worst Pieces Of Job-Search Advice

The reason I started writing about the workplace and careers back in 1997 is that I was horrified at most of the career advice I read. It seemed to me that writers were mostly regurgitating the same, lame career advice people have been spouting for 50 years or more.<p>Here are the five worst pieces of …

11 Cheap Online Classes You Can Take to Improve Your Interpersonal Skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics—while I was the unfortunate …

How to Make People Open Your Emails

Sometimes, for your emails to stand out, you need to do something counter-intuitive. Try this one...<p>I get more than 500 emails a day, on 4 different accounts. It's hard to pay attention to all of them. There are emails you know you can ignore, and some you know you have to read. But there are so …

Creativity

21 Scary Things Big Data Knows About You

What does big data know about <i>you</i>?<p>Quite a lot.<p>Every time we use a computer, access our phones, or open an app on a tablet, we’re leaving a digital trail. Most people are vaguely aware that Google knows what they’ve searched for, or that Facebook knows who their friends are, but it goes much, much …

Big Data

How To Answer 'Why Are You Job-Hunting?'

It is strange how, even when you have a perfectly good reason to be job-hunting, when the interviewer asks you “Why are you job-hunting?” the question can feel like an accusation, and you can easily stumble over the answer.<p>In our society there is something suspect about a person who isn’t working. …

5 things you should always do before a flight

We all know that flights are not the highlight of any trip.<p>Whether a short commute or a long-haul flight around the globe, there are preparations you can take to ensure a smoother and more comfortable journey.<p>Here are my top things to do before a flight.

Should Your PR Include Marketing Automation? Surprisingly, Yes

Last week I spoke at the Speak, Serve & Sell book and media summit presented by Sharon Lechter, a financial expert, speaker and author of multiple books including a number of bestsellers from the Napoleon Hill Institute. I’ve mentioned Sharon in several of my columns before. At the event I met a …

Confiança do consumidor melhora em fevereiro pela 2ª vez seguida

A confiança do consumidor brasileiro melhorou pela segunda vez seguida em fevereiro e atingiu o maior nível desde agosto, informou a FGV (Fundação …