Tag: Entertainment

A FICO study found that public records of adverse civil judgments are too often wrong to rely on when calculating credit ratings. Being a successful entrepreneur can mean enduring insults from competitors and even lies from jealous peers. Once you climb to the top of your industry, though, this doesn’t bother you. When you’ve established a good reputation, those people can’t really hurt you. However,…

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Mastering the art of giving will pay dividends. Here’s how to do it meaningfully. Creating strong relationships in business is vital to keeping projects alive, and it can sometimes be tough. But growing a network can also be as easy as a gesture of goodwill. Find that hard to believe? WeWork recently launched its Creator Awards, a program committed to giving $20 million in grants and…

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A new study looks at exactly what employees think about their supervisors and what they would want to change about their jobs. We’ve all had bad bosses — uncommunicative, unpredictable, fear-inspiring people who can make employee morale in even the most productive workplaces dip to new, impressive lows. If you find yourself complaining about your supervisor’s leadership style, you’re far from alone, according to a…

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Creating a network of smart, ambitious people to share knowledge with is one of the best things you can do for your business. This is why Mastercard, for example, recently brought dozens of industry leaders together in Sri Lanka to explore better ways of mitigating the risk that digital security issues have posed. By sharing lessons learned with its private sector and governmental partners, Mastercard aimed…

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Even the best ideas must be presented in a way the listener will understand and remember. Effective communicators rely on structure. You may be the smartest person in the room, but if you can’t communicate what you know, you’re not of much value to others. The million-dollar ideas inside your head are worthless if you’re unable to express them to potential partners and investors. Communication is…

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Paid advertising can be a great way to guide more traffic to your site and increase business, however it can be an expensive endeavor if you don’t really know what you are doing. This article tackles the three most popular platforms for online advertising, and whether they are worth it for small businesses to invest in. Find out everything you need to know about using…

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If you become an entrepreneur just because you see it as a shortcut to “get rich,” you may need to rethink your priorities. However, entrepreneurship does offer significant potential. Entrepreneurship is a manifestation of the American dream. Anyone, with the right idea and enough hard work can become successful, the saying goes. And, indeed, we constantly see images of multi-billionaires, like Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson,…

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An immigrant who started out stocking shelves shares his best advice for creating massive success. Take a look at entrepreneur Manny Khoshbin’s 650,000-plus follower Instagram account: you’ll see his drool-worthy supercars, palatial properties, meticulously tailored suits, and wonderful family life. But as you scroll through the evidence of his success, you’ll notice something else. Many of his posts are peppered with inspirational quotes, advice and…

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It’s not often talked about, but entrepreneurship is incredibly lonely. What are you doing to deal with this? Entrepreneurship is frequently portrayed as exciting, amusing or even lavish (especially after a company has become successful), but the truth is, there’s a dark side to entrepreneurship that isn’t frequently publicized. Most entrepreneurs in the public eye are ones who have become very successful, while the majority of…

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Regulate your body’s clock so you can maximize your own energy and productivity. When your circadian rhythm is out of whack, your work life can get off kilter as well. It is almost impossible to have a high-performance work day, every day, when you are sleep deprived and your 24-hour cycle is chaotic. One of the best things you can do for your clarity of…

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