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7 of The Best Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Brands for Men

What are Direct-to-Consumer Brands?<p>The trend for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands is showing no sign of slowing down, with positive growth charts for …

Warby Parker

5 Practices That Make You A Leader People Want To Follow

Watching how leaders deal with a crisis is a great way to judge their capabilities. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has been praised after his response to the improper arrest of two African-American men in a Philadelphia store. Without deflecting the problem or making excuses, Johnson has implemented a …

Employment

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

The road to riches might be paved with buying stocks like these.<p><i>Wishing will not bring riches.</i> -- Napolean Hill<p>This quote from self-help author …

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 …

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

How to Read a Balance Sheet

While a company's income statement presents the current results of a company's operation, there are other financial statements that can present how a …

Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale Summer 2018 – Picks for Men

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale Summer 2018<p>It’s arguably one of the better sales of the year. No codes to wrangle. No extra % coming off once something …

Men's Fashion

The Best Boxer Briefs for Men

We considered dozens of pairs of boxer briefs from 14 brands and gathered a diverse panel of testers to wear six selected pairs. The Saxx 24 Seven …

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

This Fund Turns Apple's 1.5% Dividend Into 7.5%

Today I want to show you one of the most ridiculously oversold funds. Not only is it absurdly cheap right now, but it also pays a 7.5% <i>sustainable</i> dividend.<p>Before I get into those big cash payouts and how they’re possible, let me first explain why this fund is such an incredible bargain …

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

How to get promoted to a leadership role: 4 key skill sets to master

Looking to move from leading yourself to leading a team or organization? Here are the skills you need to move up the career ladder.<p>Most professionals …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

This 10.5% Yielding Dividend Stock Is Now as Low Risk as They Come

By completing its strategic repositioning program last year, Enbridge Energy Partners put its high-yield payout on rock-solid ground.<p>Last year was a …

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

3 Top Index Funds for Your IRA

Don't have time to pick your own stocks? These three funds have you covered.<p>We Fools are stock market junkies, but we realize that not everyone has …

6 Simple Things Executives Do Each Day to Grow Their Business

When you grow as person, your company benefits, too.<p>Each new year is all about growth and development. Executives tend to focus more on the growth of their companies than themselves, but personal growth can often turn into a professional advantage.<p>The daily challenges of running a business make it …

Consistently Beating Market Over 50+ Years

In an article entitled "Beating the Market in All But 3 Years This Century", I showed that the combination of Pure Value (RPV) and Low Volatility …

Investing

Best Index Funds for 2018

Here are some of the best passively managed funds you can add to your portfolio.<p>If you're an investor who doesn't want to focus on individual stocks, …

Investing

Bonuses, bigger retirement accounts and lower health care costs latest 'fall-out' from tax reform

After tax reform passed, many companies announced they would offer a bonus to employees—but Aflac (NYSE:AFL), the latest company to boost compensation following the passage of the tax reform bill, is taking it one step further.<p>Rather than just offering a one-time bonus, Aflac will boost its …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Don't let these three compelling businesses pass you by.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably create wealth over the long …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

The 12 Best Jeans for Under $100

You don't need to spend a ton for quality denim.<p>Jeans might be the single most versatile piece of clothing in your wardrobe. You can wear them all year long, dress them up, dress them down, go to work, go to parties—anything you like. And the especially great thing nowadays is that you don't need …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business

Over 40 million Americans have a side hustle. Shouldn't you?<p>Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub …

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

Spark Therapeutics, Tractor Supply Company, and American Tower look like companies that could double their stock prices in relatively short …

Top Ten Business Books For 2017

Just in time for the holidays, here is a list of 10 books, published this year, that you may want to consider putting under the corporate tree for your boss or colleague. While much of what I read is focused on customer service and customer experience, you’ll also find books listed here about …

Customer Service

A Safe 9% Dividend To Buy For 2018

Right now, there are plenty of safe <i>9%+</i> <i>dividend yields</i> sitting right under investors’ noses—literally hiding in plain sight!<p>Where? In the utility sector.<p>That’s right. As I write this, you can easily grab payouts <i>5 times the market average</i> from some of the stodgiest companies out there—so conservative …

In a Career Funk? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions.

Inspire yourself to make a change or re-ignite your drive to push your business forward.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all reach a point in our careers when we need to step back and take stock of where we are, where we've been and what's next.<p>One of my favorite …