• ENTREPRENEURS
    Four Considerations Before Obtaining a Business Acquisition Loan

    Aspiring entrepreneurs have two options when they decide to pursue the American Dream of business ownership: start one from scratch or purchase an existing business. Many companies start with an entrepreneur’s great idea, such as Uber, the app that connects people looking for rides with independent contractor drivers who often charge lower rates than traditional yellow […]

  • LIFE
    Four Ways To Train Your Brain To Empower Your Life

    Shutterstock I remember going to my first nine-day silent meditation retreat eight years ago when I was living in Perth, Australia. I was nervous beforehand because I couldn’t imagine being silent for that long. I worried about “imagined” tragedies and events that I would miss out on and wondered if the world would be ok […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Four lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Silicon Valley

    The road to San Francisco: the ideas of Silicon Valley have spread far and wide, inspiring entrepreneurs all over the world CREDIT: RICH REID Silicon Valley is a leader in technology and start-up innovation, and inspires entrepreneurs across the world – here are some of its teachings. “Silicon Valley isn’t a place; it’s a mindset,” says Alec […]

  • Uncategorized
    Four ad agency podcasts to check out this weekend

    Ad agencies have caught podcast fever. Here are four that caught our attention. ‘Madison and Culture’ Y&R’s new biweekly podcast, launched this week and hosted by its global CEO David Sable, delves into how culture and technology shape advertising and marketing, and vice versa. The podcast was born out of Sable’s widely read LinkedIn blog, […]

  • PODCASTS
    Four ad agency podcasts to check out this weekend

    Ad agencies have caught podcast fever. Here are four that caught our attention. ‘Madison and Culture’ Y&R’s new biweekly podcast, launched this week and hosted by its global CEO David Sable, delves into how culture and technology shape advertising and marketing, and vice versa. The podcast was born out of Sable’s widely read LinkedIn blog, […]

  • NEWS
    Nav MatchFactor Boosts Financing Approval Rate by Factor of Four

    Nav, a business credit management marketplace, this week announced the launch of a new feature called MatchFactor. It uses a proprietary algorithm combined with machine learning to help small business owners save time searching for funding. And the company claims it makes getting approved four times more likely. The feature, which is part of Nav’s […]

  • STARTUPS
    Four States Pass Minimum Wage Initiatives on the Ballot

    Four states passed ballot initiatives in Tuesday’s election raising the minimum wage. Arizona, Colorado and Maine plan wage hikes to $12 per hour by 2020 while Washington state will increase the minimum to $13.50, also by 2020. Along with raising the minimum wage, the measures in Arizona and Colorado will require businesses to provide employees with […]

  • STARTUPS
    Four Reasons Why Indian Hyperlocal Startups Failed

    Four Reasons Why Indian Hyperlocal Startups Failed HIGHLIGHTS Hyperlocal as a category is running on discounts Heavy discounting is not sustainable and doesn’t build loyalty Companies need to focus on convenience and user experience Startup culture in India can be traced back to the mid 1980s when, post exposure to computers and Internet, we were […]

  • STARTUPS
    Four start-ups sold for a song in 2016

    Tinyowl’s merger with Roadrunnr was another one pushed through by common investors looking to cut losses. Photo: Bloomberg Bengaluru: Lower valuations caused by a funding crunch have brought barbarians into the gates of some large Indian start-ups, to paraphrase the title of a famous business book. Since late last year, some well-known start-ups have sold […]

  • QUOTES
    Priyanka Chopra’s four quotes on achievement and fame Will Win your heart

    HIGHLIGHTS I do not take fulfillment for granted. no one have to, says Priyanka Priyanka Chopra will soon make her Hollywood debut with Baywatch young people must now not limit themselves to 1 factor, she said Her journey from being a beauty queen, a Bollywood superstar, an international singer and to now a Hollywood actress […]