Ricardo Galindo

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11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3

<b>Key Points</b><p>Before you invest, give some thought to the type of account that's best for you.<br>• Learn about tax-efficient investing to make sure Uncle Sam doesn't take more than his share.<br>• Once you're invested, stay in it for the long term -- but check in periodically to keep on track.<p>Dear Readers,<p>In the …

Retirement

Java tutorial for beginners

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Java

30 Awesome Galaxy S6 tips and tricks to make you a Samsung master

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is a beautiful phone that’s going to prove very hard to resist. If you’ve been seduced, then you’ll be delighted to learn that …

27.5 Mountain Bikes

<b>What You Need to Know</b><br>• 27.5-inch wheels<br>• 120mm travel, Flex-Point single-pivot suspension<br>• Superb Shimano XT/SLX components<br>• Dropper seatpost<br>• Rims that run tubeless with tape and valve stems<br>• Available in S, M, and L—no XS or XL like with the Giant Trance<p><b>Price:</b> $2,650 <b><br>Weight:</b> 28.7 lb. (L) <b><br>Info:</b> …

The 17 Hottest Restaurants In Dallas Right Now, July 2018

Where to make a reservation tonight, tomorrow, this weekend<p>A new month has arrived, which means that it's time for a fresh update of the Eater Dallas Heatmap, a monthly guide to the city's hottest restaurants intended to answer the age-old question: <b>"Where should I eat tonight?"</b><p>This month's update …

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Numbers You Need to Know to Get a Handle on Your Money

2 Comments<p>Do you really know your money? You would be surprised how many people don’t know anything about their all-important relationship with their …

Apple MacBook Makes A Compelling Pitch For Asus Zenbook UX305

Apple took advantage of being in the spotlight for the big Apple Watch event this week to also unveil a new line of MacBook laptops. Apple showed off the MacBooks and talked about all of the ways they’re magical and revolutionary and it turned out to be an excellent marketing pitch…for the Asus …

Investment Property 101 - Part Three: The Power of Leverage

13<p>5<p>1<p>Before buying an investment property, you need financing. Using leverage is simply using other people’s money to make more money for you.<p>There …

12 Quotes That Take You Inside The Mind Of Billionaire Mavs Owner Mark Cuban

Mike Stone/Reuters Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>His first job was tending bar in Dallas. Then he took a gig as a computer salesman. He was fired — and he realized he "was never going to be a very good employee."<p>So he started his first company, MicroSolutions, which he sold for $6 …

Customer Service

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

The 2015 Frannies: The Worst in the Sport of CrossFit

<b>The CrossFit Games Open is here.</b> You are about to embark on five weeks of hopefully well-crafted, smartly designed workouts that serve to deliver the …

Here’s how to rip a Blu-ray or DVD movie

If you have a sizable collection of DVDs and Blu-ray discs gathering dust, you might want to consider digitizing those bad boys so you can watch them …

Blu-Ray

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

Healthy Eating

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, …

A Former CIA Agent Explains How To Advance Your Career Like A Spy

They have to gain their opponent's trust and respond to a crisis quickly.<p>In the book "Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer," J.C. Carleson writes about her experience as an undercover agent for the Central Intelligence Agency and the business and career tips she gained during …

Employment

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>We pack a lot of data into the Franchise 500®, but there’s an additional crucial resource: franchisees. Sure, we take into account the number of units open from year to year, as well as closures, resales and even the number of …

The rise and fall and rise of Xtreme Couture

LAS VEGAS – People might tell you that there was a time when the Xtreme Couture gym on West Sunset in Las Vegas was home to one of the top fight …

MMA in 2014: 15 Best Fights That Didn't Happen

If one storyline dominated 2014, it was the best, most interesting fights in the sport not happening because of injuries to the biggest stars. It was a frequent, frustrating trend that helped to make 2014 one of the worst years in modern MMA history.<p>From epic grudge matches to blue-chip title …

How to build a computer

Building a computer used to be a complicated process, where careful selection of delicate parts was a necessity. When that collection of components …

Top Protein Picks: The Ultimate Guide To Protein Powders For Muscle Growth

388<p>Flip through this magazine and you’ll see plenty of advertisements for protein powders. Bodybuilding novices may dismiss these as they jump from …

How To Follow Up On A Job Interview

Sarah Stamboulie, a New York career consultant, had a young Japanese client whose work visa was due to expire in just six weeks. The man was determined to find work at a hedge fund that would allow him to stay in the U.S., but he spoke with a strong accent, his written English was poor, and he had …