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7 refreshing do's and don'ts for success

Famous American hedge fund manager James Altucher shares his unusual winning ways

James Altucher is a serial entrepreneur that has founded or co-founded more than 20 businesses, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr. He is also the author of 17 books, including Choose Yourself! and the Wall Street Journal best-seller The Power of No.Altucher's work can also be found on his blog and in online ...

by Kelsey Humphreys  | August 24, 2016 09:00:00
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12 inspirational moments from the Olympics

These Olympians’ remarkable feats continue to inspire even years after their triumphs

Days since the opening of the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Olympic spirit has spread around the globe, enveloping nations in full cheer.For the Philippines, Hidylin Diaz made history after bagging the country’s first Olympic medal in 20 years, scoring a Silver medal ...

by Grace Reader  | August 08, 2016 06:00:00
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3 inspiring business lessons from Oprah Winfrey

The billionaire media mogul shares insights on business and life

 Like many seasoned entrepreneurs, Oprah Winfrey views failure as "another stepping stone to greatness.” For her, it has been the case, and then some.In 1977, decades before she became the powerful celebrity we all know now, she was fired from her job as ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | August 05, 2016 05:00:00
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What is it like to work at Google?

In this exclusive interview, Google Philippines Industry Manager Jolly Estaris shares his experience working for the firm.

You may recognize Jolly Estaris as one of the former hosts of children’s show 5 and Up. But he is all grown up now and he is working in an equally cool work place: Google Philippines.So how is it like working for ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | July 10, 2016 05:00:00
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The 12 covenants of success

There is never one sure path to any goal.

True success is developed and built in a multimodal fashion. There is never one sure path to any goal, or one sure path to any climb up the mountain. Success, however, can be built upon following certain covenants or formulas that have ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | July 07, 2016 09:00:00
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6 success secrets from the most influential tech CEOs

Your ability to adapt to change is paramount, so keep an open mind about what exists.

 Building a startup is tricky business. I have started several, and have had some winners and some failures. From initial conception to launching your beta, there are a thousand things that can go wrong and put a hitch in your well-laid plans. ...

by Murray Newlands  | July 07, 2016 05:00:00
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The 10 most entrepreneurial athletes

Dominating the game and the business field.

Some of these athletes have led squeaky-clean public lives. Others? Not so much. But controversies aside, there is one thing that cannot be disputed: these superstars have been super smart when it comes to business. Here is a look at some of ...

by Jonathan Small  | July 06, 2016 03:00:00
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How one man turned a layoff into a successful business

Turn your current skills into business opportunities.

Many people dream of working for themselves. The thought of becoming financially self-reliant and escaping the corporate hierarchy can be very appealing. But being a business owner is not easy, and many people let fears and uncertainties hold them back.Everyone has to make ...

by Ben Simkin  | July 04, 2016 12:00:00
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6 Lessons from Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

The book by Ashlee Vance’s highlights the rise of the ‘Iron Man’ of today’s technopreneurship world.

 A trailblazer in the clean technology industry, Elon Musk has been equated as the inspiration of the Iron Man character in the films to another Silicon Valley icon who wish to die in Mars.But Ashlee Vance’s Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 01, 2016 06:00:00
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How 5 hobbyists turned passions into million-dollar businesses

That souvenir from one of your travels could be worth lots.

During their annual road trip from northern Italy to Sicily, cousins Joseph and Giuseppe Ferlito developed a ritual: acquiring trinkets from the Mediterranean cities and villages they visited, which they gifted to fellow travelers they met along the way and friends and ...

by Michelle Goodman  | June 29, 2016 09:00:00
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Mark Zuckerberg: 'Entrepreneurship is about creating change, not just creating companies'

The Facebook co-founder and CEO said entrepreneurship serves as the world’s glue in the age of disruption.

Amidst international upheaval in the wake of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, President Barack Obama spent the day at Stanford University praising the entrepreneurial community at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit alongside Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg."The world needs your creativity ...

by Nina Zipkin  | June 28, 2016 03:00:00
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How 2 Reebok execs rebooted to launch a shoe startup

The stripped-down process and organization keep the startup moving.

Marcus Wilson and Michael Schaeffer had big careers in the athletic shoe business: Schaeffer was Reebok’s global creative director, and Wilson was its head of brand strategy. But two years ago, they jumped to the opposite end of the market: They became the ...

by Jared Keller  | June 26, 2016 09:00:00
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How Toby’s Sports maintains its market lead for 36 years now

As his dad’s successor, Toby Claudio ensures that the business will continue to grow and give back as well.

Almost every week, a section of Roxas Boulevard gets closed for a fun run, cyclists are now usual sights in highways, and not to be forgotten, are the Zumba dancers in community plazas. The fitness boom in the country in the last ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 25, 2016 05:00:00