yorel

71 Flips | 11 Magazines | 8 Likes | 3 Following | 11 Followers | @yorel | Keep up with yorel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “yorel”

Growing your company: Why the North Star metric works

Seafarers once traversed the oceans with the North Star as a guide, determining their proper direction depending on their relationship to it in the night sky. Now in 2018, tech entrepreneurs are doing the same — in a manner of speaking.<p>One of the most recent trends in the startup world is the North …

nsm

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

Learn to Read and Use Candlestick Charts

Candlesticks are a highly visual chart type preferred by many traders<p>Updated March 26, 2018<p>Candlesticks are an efficient way to view an asset's price …

Trading

Self-Made Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Ray Dalio Attribute Their Success to This 1 Surprising Trait

Principles matter more than you think.<p>Think about industry heavyweights such as Amazon. What's their secret sauce?<p>Well, there's always a great leader behind these businesses. We know that much. They have rockstar employees as well, and they consistently deliver a tremendous amount of value to their …

Jeff Bezos

The midlife HIIT rules: how to use high intensity workouts without harming your body

Proving you really can have too much of a good thing, a new study has found the benefits of the hugely popular HIIT workouts dwindle if you do them too often – and can even be harmful.<p>HIIT, which stands for high-intensity interval training, has been a fitness favourite for a while now, given its …

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

The 15-minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Hong Kong's Most Popular ETF Is Short the Whole Stock Market

A fund that makes money when Hong Kong stocks tumble has suddenly garnered a whole lot of interest.<p>The CSOP Hang Seng Index Daily Inverse Product has …

Chinese AI startup dwarfs global rivals with $4.5 billion valuation

Chinese artificial intelligence startups are attracting ever richer valuations as the country bets big on the emerging technology.<p>SenseTime, which specializes in software that can identify people's faces in surveillance videos, said Monday that it had secured $600 million in fresh funds and is …

Artificial Intelligence

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

Linux

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast

This 20-minute indoor cardio workout is what you need to lose weight fast<p>Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Core Exercises on the Ball

The exercise ball is one of the best tools for building strength, endurance, and stability in the core. Because you're on an unstable surface, your …

18 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Retirement

The more you know, the fewer unpleasant surprises you'll face. These statistics can help you save or generate more money for retirement.<p>If you're …

MORGAN STANLEY: Enterprise software companies like Salesforce and Workday could double in value by 2020

Cloud-based software companies like Salesforce and Workday could see their values double in the next four years thanks to unique opportunities among this breed of tech companies to boost profit margins, according to the Morgan Stanley report published on Tuesday.<p>Analysts at Morgan Stanley wrote …

It's still shockingly cheap to protect against big stock market losses — here's how to do it

The stock market's two-day selloff was scary, but apparently not worrisome enough to force traders to pay up for hedges.<p>So says data compiled by Goldman Sachs, which shows that while the Cboe Volatility Index— or VIX — spiked to a five-month high amid growing worry, it's still on the low extreme …

When to Decentralize Decision Making, and When Not To

Rare is the business executive who doubts the importance of responsiveness: to be acutely alert to business opportunities and threats, and to be capable of grabbing the opportunity or fending off the threat fast and effectively. Hence, when (re-)designing the organization structure, they tend to …

Management

What Successful Digital Transformations Have in Common

Technological innovations have radically transformed the business landscape in many ways over the last two centuries, from the introduction of steam power to the market conquest of radial-ply tires. Research by McKinsey & Company and the McKinsey Global Institute shows that digitization is having …

Innovation

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's how to make a killing on the 7 top trades of 2018

With both stocks and bonds enjoying lengthy bull markets, there's been no shortage of investment opportunities for traders over the past year. But what about in 2018?<p>Goldman Sachs has some ideas. In a recent note to clients, strategist Francesco Garzarelli and his colleagues have laid out seven …

GCP products described in 4 words or less

Is Execution Where Good Strategies Go to Die?

Execution is an odd word. On the one hand, it means “the carrying out of a plan or course of action.” On the other, it means, “the carrying out of a death sentence.” When leaders “execute a strategy,” they usually mean the former — putting an idea into action. But those efforts all too often end up …

Management

Here are 13 ETFs that are crushing it with a more than 60% return in 2017

Investors have flocked to ETFs, which try to mimic the performance of a single sector or index, for their low fees, liquidity, and tax efficiency.<p>Today's bull market is propped up by the funds, which have contributed $300 billion to equities this year, Goldman Sachs reports. Moody's Investor …

Portfolio Hedging With TAIL ETF

We've started the SHU portfolio just three weeks ago, and we're off to a pretty good start:<p>You got to have a little bit of luck with the timing, and …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Ride China's wave thanks to MSCI

Morgan Stanley Capital International's, or MSCI, has announced it will add China A-shares into its benchmark indices. In anticipation of the changes, investors will have an opportunity to jump in and ride the wave through China A-shares-specific exchange traded funds.<p>In the recent 2017 market …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts