Entrepreneurs have the Advantage

For many years, major corporations and ‘big business’ had a huge advantage over the small business owner and entrepreneur.  This was because they could use their big budgets to manufacture brands and positioning in the marketplace, and essentially ‘buy’ the…

Why There Are No Jobs in America

I’d like to make you a business offer. Seriously. This is a real offer. In fact, you really can’t turn me down, as you’ll come to understand in a moment… Here’s the deal. You’re going to start a business or…

Powerful Silly Ideas

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be…

Succeed in the marathon of life

Start off on the right foot — preparation is the difference between dropping out of the race and finishing it. I ran my first marathon after my fiftieth birthday. I’ve run nine more since then, including the New York and…

Merger Mania is Heating Up in This Sector

In the cellphone world, it’s all about “apps.” In the oil and natural gas industries, it’s all about supplies. And in the healthcare sector, it’s all about pills. Lots and lots of pills: sleeping pills, anti-depressants, anti-oxidant pills. They’re everywhere.…

The Junkie’s Secret: MMM

As a teenager, I had the impulses of a junkyard dog. If someone looked at me the “wrong” way, I started barking. This resulted in many scraps — most of them with bigger and more skillful fighters. I managed to…

Social Media Revolution Best Ads

Bailout with UPS Is Social Media a Fad? You can either promote your Business or Cause using? Social Media, so people will follow you or keep traditional advertising with big pocket budgets. Video Part 2… Did you know these Human…

Liquid Millions

Forget about Oil… Forget about Gold… Water is the Most Valuable Resource of the 21st Century. The world population is rising by about 80 million people every year. We are expected to reach eight billion people in the next 15…

The Billion-Dollar Fungus

Now I want to tell you a story about a fungus of all things. A fungus that produces enzymes that unlock the sugar found in the cell wall of all plant life. It has already made my readers a ton…

Never stop learning life lessons

Gordon Dean was an American lawyer and prosecutor whose distinguished career was fairly typical for Washington types. He went to work for the Justice Department under President Franklin Roosevelt, taught in the law schools at Duke University and the University…

Which Company has a 246,000% Growth

The $1.7 5 Medical Technology Stock that Could Break Through $20 Next Year This medical breakthrough stock play is one I feel really good about. Because it’s giving 50,000 people every year a fighting chance against a killer disease. It…

Rebirth of the New BRIC

Expect some of the CIVETS economies (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa) to be among the world’s hottest markets in the decade to come. They have the potential to generate the same kind of windfall wealth as the…

What drives creativity?

“To get what you’ve never had, you must do what you’ve never done.” – Harvey Mackay Many good ideas have been discovered because someone poked around in an outside industry or discipline, and applied what he found to his own…

Energy Finance Trends until 2020

Five Trends for the next 10 years in energy savings: 1. Cost-competitive clean energy Coal and oil have had well over a century to get costs as low as possible… Renewables are only now reaching scale, so they will soon…

New battle online: Google VS Facebook

Facebook went after Google Adwords with Facebook Ads, and now they’re going after Google Search with their new Open Graph Search Engine. Most people are excited about this because they love to see someone challenge Google’s empire. But me, I’m…

The Great Energy Revolution of 2010

Take Everything You THINK YOU KNOW About Energy Investing – and throw it out the window. The global energy sector is entering its most-promising stretch in decades – with more new technologies and more investment opportunities than ever before. The…

Finding Your Best Mental State for Trading

One of the most important skills a professional trader needs to develop is being able to manage his or her psychological state. Effective psychological maintenance can make all the difference between trading success and failure. The Zero-State In my own…

A Rebound Pioneer

Chile has been a pioneer for the last 30 years of great improvements. Mainly, due to four structural reforms: the creation of a retirement system based on private personal accounts (the AFP system), the opening of the private health insurance…

The Coming Backflow Boom

The Investment Opportunity of the Millennium The savvy investor John Templeton seized opportunities wherever he found them. And he built his small investment shop into the renowned money management firm Templeton Investments, now part of the $27 billion investment giant…

Who Invented Credit Cards

“The almost magical convenience of plastic money is critical to our famously compulsive consumer economy. With more than 641 million credit cards in circulation and accounting for an estimated $1.5 trillion of consumer spending, the U.S. economy has clearly gone…

Swallow your pride occasionally

History has not been particularly kind to all manner of experts and their definitive pronouncements: Anglican Archbishop James Ussher (1581-1656) researched the dates of Biblical events and painstakingly subtracted all the Old Testament generations. When he finished his calculations, he…

Are You An Extreme Entrepreneur?

Does just creating a product make you entrepreneurial if you never do anything with it? What if you take someone’s product and make it a success? That is not entrepreneurial? At what point then are you no longer an entrepreneur?…

The Lost Art of Conversation

Life Changing Discussions. Think back to a time you had a life-changing discussion. Who was it with? Where was it? How did it make you feel? That’s the power of great conversation. Conversation offers infinite possibilities. It is great for…

Breaking the Comfort Zone

You have to do the 19 hard things. You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than you get in return…

Artists Quotes

“There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, and those who do not see.” “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things…

16 Rules for Success

Bob Parsons® 16 Rules for Success in Business and Life in General 1. Get and stay out of your comfort zone. I believe that not much happens of any significance when we’re in our comfort zone. I hear people say,…

The Battle for the 3rd Element

The Third Element could soon siphon off $10.4 TRILLION in oil revenues… and replace 148 billion barrels of black gold. The U.S. government is quietly spending billions to control this rare substance as a matter of national and economic security.…

The Rise of Crowdsourcing

“Crowd” and “Outsourcing” for the act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor to a large group of people or community (a crowd), through an open call. For example, the public may be invited to develop a…

Global Education Performance in China

My Top 10 Chinese Education Stocks Did you know that there are TEN Chinese education stocks listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq? Yup … TEN stocks. ATA Inc. (ATAI) provides computer-based training courses to pass professional certification exams such as…

Apple iAd Mobile Advertising Platform

Today during its iPhone 4.0 developer preview, Steve Jobs announced Apple’s much-anticipated mobile advertising platform, iAd. This has been expected since Apple acquired mobile ad platform Quattro Wireless, after having AdMob snatched away by Google (though the FTC may recommend…

A New Model of Economic Growth

Front page headline on Friday’s Wall Street Journal proclaimed a big up-tick worldwide in the manufacturing sector. According to the paper, everybody is making more and more stuff. This helps assure that the recovery “has legs.” Auto sales, too, came…

Inner Listening and Intuitive Access

Intuition is knowledge that you can access; however, it is not contained in the logical part of your mind. The logical part of your mind has been over-trained while the other valuable part of your mind where intuition resides most…

Honda and Domino Leading Online Marketing

1. Honda unveils new campaign as it boosts agency roster Honda has unveiled a new digital affiliate marketing campaign to promote its hybrid sports coupé, the CR-Z. The marque has also appointed Elvis to handle its pan-European direct marketing and…

Speech Attention Tips and Grabbers

How you can create a speech in less than 10 mins that is equally effective and to-the-point (without all the fluff!) 1. Start with the conclusion! Echoing Steven Covey’s 2nd habit, it is critical to have the end in mind.…

Break the Rules to Grow Your Business

Marketing rules can be the most profitable ones for you to break. The old “Madison Avenue” rules make advertising agencies rich. To make yourself and your business rich, you’ll want to join a group of rule-breakers known for their expertise…

New Wave In Mobile Push Marketing…

What is mobile push marketing? In a nutshell, it is the ability to get your marketing messages out to mobile devices, using SMS technology, otherwise knows as text messaging. I’m not talking about spamming text messages out to cell phones,…

A “Digital 911” in the Works…

It’s no secret that signs of a major network crash have been appearing for the last few years… Now the cracks are widening, pushing the situation to a boiling point. Just look at what’s happening as we speak… * Just…

Self-disclosure: Be yourself

Day 1 of 30 days of self-disclosure: the real obstacles you face are not technical or strategic problems. They are issues at a deeper level that require some kind of transformation in your thinking to overcome them. Day 2 The…

Brian Johnson – Philosopher Notes

Source: Brian Johnson – Philosopher Notes Laughing Matters “To be intuitive, we must cultivate our sense of humor and look for reasons to laugh everywhere. We become so self-absorbed and serious when it comes to our problems and melodramas that…

Tai Lopez`s 67 steps

1) People often dream about becoming a millionaire. There are 1,645 billionaires in the world. But only 400 or so are self-made (the rest inherited their money). And of these self-made billionaires the largest single category are investors. Investors win.…

How the Internet is Changing Advertising

What exactly do you do…? We create epipheos. Umm, can you be more specific…? Descriptions are usually long, boring, and forgettable. BUT experiences that create amazement, discovery, and inspiration are life changing. They change people to a point that causes…

David Frey

7 Marketing Best Practices Step 1 – Understand Your Market and Competition A big mistake that many small business owners make is to latch on to a cool product or service without first understanding the market and what it wants…

7 principles of Quantum Physics

Why are The 7 Prin­ci­ples so important? Because they affect every­thing in life and have an inter­est­ing rela­tion­ship with each other. The 7 Prin­ci­ples are: 1. The Prin­ci­ple of Men­tal­ism 2. The Prin­ci­ple of Cor­re­spon­dence 3. The Prin­ci­ple of Polar­ity 4. The…

How to get an MBA from Eminem

In 2002 I was driving to a hedge fund manager’s house to hopefully raise money from him. I was two hours late. This was pre-GPS and I had no cell phone. I was totally lost. I kept playing over and…