Monthly Archives: January 2016
Increase your chances of success by changing your mindset.
In setting a self-improvement goal, strategic assessment of your chances of success can be a huge motivator, says philosopher Jim Stone, Ph.D., who develops personal productivity software and workshops. Read More
A pair of Los Angeles developers are putting a 29,600-square-foot Contemporary-style mansion on the market in Bel Air with a price tag of $100 million. They’re touting walls of glass for spectacular city and ocean views, a 16-seat home theater, an infinity pool, tennis court, and a wellness center with a massage table that features a pulsating hydro-massage system. The only wrinkle is, it hasn’t been built yet. Ground won’t be broken on the project until spring, and it won’t be completed until some time in 2018. Read More
Oscar, a health-insurance startup, is reportedly raising new funding that could value the company at$3 billion, Fortune’s Dan Primack, Erin Griffith, and Leena Rao report.
The new funding is said to be led by Fidelity, and $150 million has been committed so far. Read More
Nearly every day for the past, say, five years, I’ve fallen asleep in much the same way. I lay down, put my computer next to my head, pull up a random episode of The Simpsons that I’ve seen maybe several dozen times, and hit play. I dim the screen’s brightness, roll away from the computer, and listen to my favorite fictional family do … something. Usually, I have no idea, because I’m often asleep before the end of the theme song. Read More
In search of an industry primed for growth to start your next business? Look no further. Here are eight sectors where entrepreneurs can still get in early.
While breaking into any industry has its challenges, conditions in certain sectors make them ripe for new entrants. Here’s Inc.‘s annual look at the best industries for starting a business. The list is based on the latest data on today’s hot, burgeoning sectors and interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts. Read More
With all the volatility and uncertainty surrounding the Chinese economy right now, some companies who manufacture their products in China are starting to worry how it may affect their business. So now’s a good time to revisit the pros and cons of manufacturing your goods there. Read More
If you wanted to, you can become a millionaire in under five years.
I was able to do it sooner than that, but it wasn’t that easy. There have been many sacrifices to make and obstacles to overcome, but I was determined to make it happen. Dealing with adversity was my greatest teacher and it allowed me to build the type of resilience that helped me walk through the fire. Read More