Ryan Thomas Wallenfelt

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15 Steps to Take in Your 20s to Become Rich in Your 30s

Once you give up on getting rich quick you have a real shot at getting rich eventually.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re never too young to set a course for wealth and success. Whether you’re just launching into your career or working toward your next big break, …

Success

This 26-Year-Old CEO Found Students $7 Billion In Financial Aid

Not many company founders can credibly toss around the phrase, “seven billion dollars.” But Charlie Javice, the 26-year-old founder of Frank, can. And she did. And she probably will again.<p>That’s how much financial aid Javice estimates her company has found for the students who use Frank. “We’ve …

College & University

Nine Of The Best Ways To Build Wealth

It is often said that the three main sources of wealth creation are the stock market, real estate and entrepreneurship. With this knowledge as a starting point, I embarked on a journey to find how people around the world had built significant wealth. I graphically documented and codified the …

Investing

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

6 Important Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have all these qualities in spades.<p><i>What kind of knowledge, skills, and personality traits are common in successful entrepreneurs? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

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 …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now | Inc.com

You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a fiend.<p>In other words: You've got nearly everything it takes to be an entrepreneur--except …

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

The Surprising Lesson Tupac Teaches Struggling Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twenty years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still making music.<p>Can someone explain how that's possible? Seriously. He's produced 15 albums --10 of them posthumously.<p>In a period of five years from 1992-1996 he created a dozen albums, …

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

Just as ATMs changed banking and computers took over the home and workplace, robots and artificial intelligence are going to transform a bunch of industries over the next decade.<p>By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could …

!!! | Features

“I would say this is actually the year I re-embraced rock,” says !!! frontman Nic Offer over a crystal-clear line from Japan. Perhaps not surprising …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to take back control of my happiness and my life -- after years of grieving over the loss of my father, dissatisfaction in my career, relationship and overall life.<p>…

Here's a simple trick to make people like you in 2 seconds

<i>Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast!</i> Time's up.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. The trick? Don't think of them as new.<p>Instead, you'll want to do what speaker and author Nicholas …

PANERA CEO: Robots will replace our labor 'like the sun comes up in the morning'

According to Ron Shaich, founder and CEO of Panera Bread, a tech revolution is coming, and it will be bad news for many workers.<p>"Labor is going to go down," Shaich said Wednesday in a quarterly earnings call. "And as digital utilization goes up — like the sun comes up in the morning — it is going …

McDonald's

The No. 1 Most Important Relationship Skill -- And How to Learn It

I received an outpouring of feedback on my recent blog, "What We Really Want and Almost Never Get," about the profound importance of listening in relationships. The comments confirm that what men and women alike most desire in our relationships is to be heard without judgment and understood where …

These 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The Quartz Crystal – From A Shamanic Point of View<p>Published<p>5 hours ago<p>on<p>July 31, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Quartz crystals, among others, have been used …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

These Two Entrepreneurs Found a Great Way to Work Smarter, Not Harder

It's easy to be busy and not get anything done. Ever spend an entire day answering emails and not make any headway on a project? That's exactly how …

Success

Magic Leap Shows A Glimpse Of Its Augmented Reality Tech

Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup that is backed by Google, has mostly kept quiet about its technology that lets people see fantasy creatures and other massless objects overlaid on reality.<p>But executives on Tuesday offered a glimpse of the company's still-unreleased technology, showing a …

Augmented Reality

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Lord Sugar tells his Apprentice to invest in property if he wants to be wealthy in business

Mark Wright, winner of last year's Apprentice, says Alan Sugar advises entrepreneurs to put their money in property<p>Lord Sugar may be looking for a new business partner in the next series of The Apprentice, but the self-made entrepreneur apparently believes that property development is still where …