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Leadership Tricks: Want To Have More Time? – Become An Essentialist!

February 28, 2017

Everyone wants to live life fully reaping all its benefits. Having time for each life profile: career, healthy lifestyle, family, hobbies, leisure life – is the main concern. How successful are you with ticking all the boxes on every profile every day? Do you manage to do what you have planned? Or there are still […]

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5 Reasons Why Kids Make Amazing Entrepreneurs

February 17, 2017

Sometimes, I think I grew up in the wrong generation. When I was a kid, I worked for my dad on the weekends and after school. I was fascinated by business at a very early age, but entrepreneurship wasn’t cool back then. If anything, I was a bit of an outcast. If that were today, I would […]

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5 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

February 17, 2017

LinkedIn doesn’t play when it comes to professional profile pics and neither should you. If you upload a pic to your profile that isn’t actually of you or isn’t even a headshot, LinkedIn reserves the right to yank it. (Newsflash: There’s no way Hello Kitty’s your doppelganger, m’kay.) Seriously screw up your photo three times […]

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10 Things Successful People Never Do Again

February 16, 2017

“Never go back.” What does that mean? From observations of successful people, clinical psychologist and author of Never Go Back: 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again (Howard Books, June 2014), Dr. Henry Cloud has discovered certain “awakenings” that people have—in life and in business—that once they have them, they never go back to the old […]

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This Founder Uses Uber As a Productivity Tool

February 13, 2017

In 2013, Chieh Huang and his three co-founders were feeling ambitious. They decided to take on Amazon and big-box retailers. They launched Boxed, a company that is dedicated to shipping bulk groceries and home products to customer’s doors at competitive prices. “We just identified a problem we had in our daily lives,” explains Huang. “Before, […]

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Malaysian Co-Working Space Scores Funding From 500 Startups, Other Investors

February 13, 2017

500 Startups’ Southeast Asia fund, 500 Durians, along with Malaysia’s Cradle Fund and investment holding firm SMG, has injected US$787,000 into an upcoming Kuala Lumpur-based co-working space. “Entrepreneurship is at an all-time high, and young founders are turning to co-working to tap on the vast networks available,” 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng says in […]

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4 Exits Later, These Serial Entrepreneurs Aim To Save Japan With Crowdfunding

February 10, 2017

Yo Shibata has sold three businesses in Japan and is a prominent angel investor, but even he was nervous to jump into social lending. The average 8.1 percent interest yielded just seems fishy in a country where a savings account gives less than 0.02 percent (PDF). Yo’s hesitations subsided when he met Yuichiro Fujita. Yuichiro […]

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5 Inspiring Films for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

February 3, 2017

Entrepreneurs are a select few. If you’re someone who has the vision, the creativity, and the dedication to come up with a great idea and then see it through to completion, then you should celebrate and cherish that. This is something Hollywood is thankfully aware of, and that’s why there are so many different films […]

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Go the Extra Mile: 11 Customer Service Secrets

February 2, 2017

For many businesses, it’s a common practice to solve customer problems as they arise. It has become the ‘norm’ of doing business. But is this practice really ideal? For most people, this approach is okay. But to tell you frankly – it’s NOT ideal. The fact is customers want something more out of the service […]

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Working Abroad: Could it Help You Bring Your Career to the Next Level?

February 2, 2017

With the exception of maybe education, there is simply nothing in the entire life experience that can expand your mind, your quality of life, and your collective experience the way travel can. Meeting new people, seeing strange and unusual places, eating new food, learning new customs, and making new friends and contacts is the essence […]

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