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Who gets rich from the Square IPO

The mobile-payment startup set its IPO price at $9 a share .<p>Here are the major shareholders in Square and how much their stakes will be valued when the company goes public at that price.

Venture Capital

Clay Christensen says everyone misunderstands his theory of disruption — here's what it really means

The terms "disruptive innovation" and "disruptive technology" are at risk of becoming meaningless buzzwords, according to Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen , who introduced his theory of disruption 20 years ago.<p>As the number of "unicorn" companies, those valued at $1 billion or …

Innovation

Millennials: Use These 3 Strategies To Achieve Great PR

So how do you establish authority and thought leadership when you’re the youngest entrepreneur in the room? In fact, what if you’re still in your teens? This week I spoke to Justin Lafazan, the founder of the Next Gen Summit (he’s talked with me about the particular resources needed for millennial …

12 Powerful Secrets of Really Persuasive People

You are more persuasive than you think you are -- learn the powerful secrets of persuasiveness.<p>There are people who are very good at getting other people to do what they want, especially at work. So how do they do it?<p>You may be surprised to know that you probably already have the qualities you need …

The 14 best Mac apps for making your life easier

And Mac apps are the key to that. The following apps are the "must-haves," the ones that will actually change the way you use your Mac. These apps will take your movie-watching to the next level, keep your Mac running clean, or let you make your own GIFs at any time. On the more serious side, they …

Apps

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

I've been traveling and hacking flights since 2008, spending nearly eight years researching and finding secret methods to save money, earn points, …

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps heats up as Apple shuts down HopStop

“HopStop will no longer be available starting October 2015,” screams the website of the well-known transit navigation app this week in bold red type. …

4 Times Student Loan Refinancing Can Save You Big

There's nothing cheap about going to college. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was …

Personal Finance

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

How To Day Trade Stocks For Profit

• <b>Author:</b> Harvey Walsh<p>Would you like the freedom to make money from anywhere in the world? Trade in an office, or from a beach hotel, you choose when and where you work when you’re a successful day trader.<p>How To Day Trade Stocks For Profit is a complete course designed to get you quickly making money …

The stock market is seeing 'one of the lowest risk periods of the past forty years'

Risk-adjusted return measures have been around for some time now, but following the financial crisis professional money managers and asset allocators zeroed in on these formulaic performance metrics like never before.<p>One of the most well-known risk-adjusted return formulas, the Sharpe Ratio, is …

Investing

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report . And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

3 Disruptive Technologies You Have to Invest in to Win the Future

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- You can probably preserve capital and even make a tidy return by investing in companies that have a proven track record of …

Investing

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Economics in One Lesson

• <b>Author:</b> Henry Hazlitt<p><b>With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day.</b><p>Considered among the …

How to Lose Weight Using a Treadmill

Lace up your running shoes and hop on a treadmill for a climate-controlled way to get in your daily cardiovascular exercise, a key facet in shedding …

The Most Important Qualities Of Real Leaders That Many People Overlook

Is your house full of clutter?<p>Are you looking for some help to finally get things under control?<p>Decluttering is the act of removing clutter, or all …

How 20 Minutes Each Morning Can Transform Your Day as a Manager

Before you can be an inspirational leader and effective manager of your dynamic and energised team, you need to get your own game in shape first. …

Triggers

• <b>Author:</b> Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter<p><b>Bestselling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life.</b><p>Do you ever find that you are not the patient, compassionate problem solver you believe …

21 Powerful Short Books To Change Your Mindset And Improve Your Life

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

The Happiness Advantage

• <b>Author:</b> Shawn Achor<p><b>Our most commonly held formula for success is broken.</b> <b></b><br>Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, <i>then</i> we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will …

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

Kathryn Sandford<p>Career Resilence Coach who is passionate about thriving and growing in a complex world Read full profile<p>“A good book is an education …

Self-improvement

21 Donald Trump Quotes to Inspire Your Success

Learn success habits from one of today's most successful businesspeople.<p>A handful of candidates are already standing out from the crowded Republican presidential field, including entrepreneur and businessman Donald Trump. (Anyone seeing the Thursday night debate saw him really stand out--in both …