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11 tips about money from my new millionaire friend

I don't know what y'all are drinking these days, but you're dropping off some mighty fine nuggets around this blog lately! And I'm loving it! I think you need to merge together and come up with your own financial blog or something, haha …<p>But for now, you sit there and read this gem my new friend …

8 Books Jeff Bezos Thinks Every Boss Should Buy | Inc.com

With Amazon celebrating its 20th anniversary, it seems appropriate to post a list of the business books that Jeff Bezos strongly recommends… providing, of course, that you don’t buy them at Barnes & Noble.<p>Bezos's recommendations seem a bit more mainstream than those of the other entrepreneur icons. …

Market Trends

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

26 startups in Asia that caught our eye (12 July 2015)

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

MIT lecturer explains 5 key skills that separate innovators from imitators

According to Hal Gregersen, the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, "all of us were quite good at [innovation] when we were 4 years old." The problem is, without cultivation, these skills are often lost by adulthood.<p>Four years ago, Gregersen, along with business professors Jeff Dyer …

EquityEats Tries to Apply Crowdfunding to Restaurants in D.C.

Crowdfunding meets equity.<p>For years now, there’s been chatter about crowdfunding taking a leap further, offering not just donations, but investments. Like a design on Kickstarter? You can invest in the company — not just offer a one-time contribution for a freebie.<p>That’s yet to happen, largely …

Crowd Funding

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

RichRelevance crafts recipe for ingesting big data

Analytics has always been the sexy bit of data management. That’s where the nuggets of insight are teased to the surfaced and millions made by …

Shyp Delivery App Is Making Online Shopping (And Returns) SO MUCH Easier

One of our favorite things to do is online shop, but one of our least favorite things to do is return said items found online. Let's face it: It's a total pain to find the right-sized box, print out a shipping label and wait in line at the post office. Now, thanks to the app Shyp, we can shop to …

Big Data In Retail: How To Win With Predictive Analytics

A few years ago, Stage Stores—a $2 billion department store chain across 40 American states—decided to use analytics to drive sales. But its executive team faced a problem: not enough employees to handle the data.<p>In today’s hyper-competitive sales environment, buyers compare prices with a click and …

Big Data

The original indie dev: How one man made 22 games in 22 years, mostly from his basement

Jeff Vogel’s been writing games, by himself, mostly in his basement, for longer than most people have been playing: 22 games in the past 22 years. The most recent, the role-playing game Avernum 2, just published last month.<p>His Spiderweb Software company name comes from a real spiderweb in that …

Game Development

45 Ways Social Media Can Land You a Job

If you’re a smart job searcher, you have probably researched everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and all of the other job-searching basics.<p>But you might not be as familiar with the newest member of the job search family: social media.<p>Sure, most people know how to …

Social Media

Unlock Windows 10's hidden, powerful GodMode tool

GodMode. The mere mention of the omnipotence-granting tweak should bring a smile to the face of veteran Windows tinkerers, and yes, the legendary hidden feature still works in the Windows 10 Preview.GodMode essentially unlocks a centralized table of contents for all of Windows’ far-flung features …

Software

Renewable Energy Danger: Wealth Transfer From Poor To Rich

In face of fragile national security, economic decline and real human pain, how can Europe maintain its aggressive pursuit of renewable …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

Oil Continues Down Its Slippery Slope: Where's The Bottom?

<b>Intro</b><br>A fundamental shift is underway in the energy complex. The price of oil, as measured by West Texas Light Sweet Crude, has fallen from its most recent high near $107 per barrel in late June of last year, to a current level under $47. This represents a decline in excess of 55%. What’s causing …

Oil

Etihad Airways Shows It´s Still Possible To Please Indian Airline Shareholders

Billionaires Vijay Mallya and Kalanithi Maran couldn´t do it. Mallya´s Kingfisher Airlines is grounded. Maran´s Sun Group conglomerate, which owns the low cost market leader Spice Jet, is running out of money. Its passengers are running out of flight options, too. Like Kingfisher when it was facing …

India’s online retailers truly arrived in 2014, but how much can they actually grow?

India’s fledgling online retail business announced its arrival in 2014.<p>In October, there was Flipkart’s “Big Billion Day” sale followed by Google’s three-day online shopping festival. In all, there has been a dramatic rise in number of unique visitors and merchants, and rapid growth in product …

eCommerce

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

Recommended Reading: Top 10 Creative Leadership Books Of 2014

Each of the top 10 books of the past year offers fresh ideas, actionable insights, and imaginative solutions to a range of pressing challenges faced by creative leaders. The listed titles, including the notables that follow, celebrate thinking differently and acting differently in order to foster …

10 Important Statistics Your Company Needs to Know About Providing Discounts

Image via BigStockPhoto.comThe holiday shopping season is already here and that means it’s also discount season. However, whether you’re offering …

eCommerce

14 Most Powerful Fashion Families

Blame it on good DNAthese are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.<p>Blame it on good DNA—these are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.