Renita Mendonca

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Carolyn Hax: His anger issues aren’t the only problem

<i>Dear Carolyn: Can therapy for anger ever really work? My husband is a screamer and a bully when he feels he isn’t getting the attention (sex) he “deserves.” He agreed to go to individual counseling a few months ago after I issued an ultimatum; we have small children and I wanted to give it one last</i> …

Entrepreneur Summer Reading List

This summer reading list for tech entrepreneurs will bring you up to speed with the hottest new ideas and trends and reintroduce you to a few …

9 tech founders who are the 'Mark Zuckerberg' of their countries — rich, successful, and younger than 35

And when he rang in his 31st birthday this past May, Zuckerberg's shares of Facebook were worth over $9 billion.<p>Zuckerberg is definitely an outlier here, but there are plenty of young entrepreneurs around the world building tech companies and finding their own success.<p>Here are other young tech …

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Forget Your Bank -- Here Are Four New Sources of Capital You Probably Didn't Know

Remember back in the day when your business needed financing?<p>Your choices were few. You could go to a traditional bank for a traditional bank loan. Or you could look for money from a family member. Or an investor. Or, if you were hoping to go public maybe an investment from a venture capital firm. …

THE SILICON VALLEY 100: The most amazing and inspiring people in tech right now

After months of research and debate, Business Insider is proud to present the Silicon Valley 100, our annual list of the people who matter most in Silicon Valley.<p>To compile the list, we looked at who won big in the past year: star executives, industry-changing acquisitions, top VCs, promising …

Big Data At Dickey's Barbecue Pit: How Analytics Drives Restaurant Performance

Barbecue and Big Data do not seem to be the most natural bedfellows – but one U.S. restaurant chain has thrown them together to increase sales and its understanding of the customer. Dickeys Barbecue Pit, which operates 514 restaurants across the U.S., has worked with big data and business …

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Women Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to Get Your Piece of the $44.9 Billion Pie

In terms of entrepreneurship, African American women are making their own history and they are doing it at incredibly awesome rates. They are …

America’s 20 Most Charming Cities 2015

The town that dubbed itself Charm City—granted, as a long-ago marketing strategy—clearly has planted its flag in the charming top 20. (That flag may …

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60 awesome free tools to create a visual marketing campaign on a budget – Learn

<i>Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.</i><p>The …

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Nine Secrets For Hiring Great Marketers: A Chat With Investor Gilman Louie

We’ve talked with some top marketing executives at major companies—Kraft, CSC, Hyatt—about how they build teams. Now we’ll turn to how small, nimble …

7 Bestsellers That Entrepreneurs Must Read | Inc.com

Last month, I posted the 10 best books written by entrepreneurs. While those books are fascinating reads, with only one exception (<i>Art of the Start</i>), they don't provide a plan of action or road map to making your startup successful.<p>The following seven bestsellers contain all the information and …

Entrepreneurship

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn’t snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these outstanding runners-up still deserve an award for being the best in their respective fields.<p>Want to see the wildlife of Uganda or ride a camel in the Sahara? The outfitters here have you covered. Seeking endless …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Facebook Launches Training and Certification Hub for Brands

Facebook does well when its advertisers do well, so it is today launching new free educational resources for marketers on its platform, both big and small.<p>First up, ‘Blueprint‘ is a new program for training brands on the best practices for advertising and marketing campaigns.<p>It’s not just an …

Rare Birds Wants To Create 1 Million Female Entrepreneurs

Rare Birds, a new Australian bred organization has launched to create 1 million female entrepreneurs in five years. It believes that more women should back themselves to build successful companies.<p>This movement is not new but is certainly picking up momentum. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government …

Entrepreneurship

This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

Who needs a green thumb when you have the CropBox, which grows your plants automatically, and can be adjusted with a smartphone.<p>For any would-be farmers who aren’t quite ready to move to the country and commit to years of back-breaking labor, here’s another option: Now you can rent a farm in a …

The Man Who Helps Countries Turn Investments Into Passports for the Rich

In 2006, the tiny Caribbean state of St. Kitts and Nevis was in deep trouble.<p>Its sugar plantations had closed a year earlier, gang violence had given …

9 of the best trips for foodies

Tickle your taste buds and discover new cultures with these mouth-watering foodie trips<p>1. Cook up a feast in Jordan<p><b>Tastes of Jordan, Holiday</b> …

These are the 25 hottest startups in San Francisco

We have compiled a list of 25 of the hottest startups in San Francisco. To do so, we spoke to investors, employees, journalists, and active members of the city's tech scene.<p>Though our list includes some big names, it also features young startups, some of which you may not have heard of yet.

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

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Excellent Free Resources from Google to Teach Kids Coding and Computer Science

February 23, 2015<br>Google Computer Science First is a free program launched by Google in 2013 to help students enhance their computer science education …