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Your Guide for Raising Money Online E-Book. WorldCard Mobile - business card reader & business card scanner. The Six Contract Provisions Freelancers Should Include. StartupBook » Curated News and Advice for Entrepreneurs. Curated News and Advice for Entrepreneurs » CLASS OF 2013: Here’s What Billionaires Want You Graduates to Know About Success, Wealth and Happiness. Forbes has laid out a list of the best graduation advice ever given — BY BILLIONAIRES!

Curated News and Advice for Entrepreneurs » CLASS OF 2013: Here’s What Billionaires Want You Graduates to Know About Success, Wealth and Happiness

There are of course a few of the normal platitudes – “Live each day as if it’s your last,” says Steve Jobs, which was actually probably the only cliche part in an otherwise stellar Stanford commencement speech in 2005 . But we’ve compiled some of the best — occasionally contrarian — advice below, with links to as many of the actual speeches as we could find. Happy graduation, Class of 2013! And just because we love you — check out Business Insider’s list of graduation advice from leaders like Maria Shriver, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and T. Boone Pickens . Oprah Winfrey to Duke Class of 2009: REINVENT YOURSELF “People love makeovers, because the physical results are always so astonishing.

Michael Dell to the University of Texas at Austin Class of 2003: NEVER BE THE SMARTEST PERSON IN THE ROOM “Try never to be the smartest person in the room. J.K. “So why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Business Insider. BrainFluence™

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I think you will certainly find value in it as it incorporates some of the best minds of the 21st century. Remember….. The secret to learning as an entrepreneur is to mix equal parts of inspiration and perspiration. Hard work without a vision is futile, while a great idea without execution is similarly worthless. In these TED talks, you’ll find the inspiration you need and the know-how to get it done.

Seth Godin on Standing Out: What makes you so special? HOW TO TELL IF A SUIT FITS YOU PERFECTLY. Nurturing a Startup Community. How to Break into a Field That Seems Un-break-into-able. Good Life Project is a weekly web show that features in-depth interviews with acclaimed artists, entrepreneurs, creators, and world-shakers.

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To receive the mp3 version of our shows, please sign up here. How many people dream of traveling the world, photographing everything, from fashion models to passion causes, and being extraordinarily compensated for the work? I’m guessing more than a few…million! And, okay, even I confess to occasionally letting my Instragam-fueled shooting frenzies lure me into the occasional daydream of becoming a globetrotting professional photographer.

For graphic designer turned highly sought after commercial photographer, Nick Onken, though, that fantasy became a reality. Instead, he just went out and did it. “I was thinking about my next tattoo and what I would get. In this in-depth conversation, we’ll explore: “I would do it for free. Now, here’s my question for you: What’s your dream career? Share your thoughts in the comments below. How To Find And Do Work You Love: Scott Dinsmore at TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D) Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen! Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation.

Out of Sight, Till Now, and Giving Away Billions. Rumpled by habit, limping on old knees, smiling faintly after a night of celebration, Chuck Feeney stepped out of a building on Park Avenue Monday night and vanished, carried away on a river of passing strangers who knew nothing about him.

Out of Sight, Till Now, and Giving Away Billions

Perfectly disguised as an ordinary man, Mr. Feeney, one of the most generous and secretive philanthropists of modern times, had dropped from sight once again. It is a skill he mastered over decades. Last year, the foundation Mr. Feeney created, the Atlantic Philanthropies, gave $458 million in grants around the world, more than any United States charity except two, the Ford and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations. Despite this record, Mr. Now, however, Mr. As told by Mr.

In 1987, he turned over virtually all his holdings to the foundation, winding up with a personal net worth of less than $5 million. Mr. Over lunch on Manhattan’s East Side, Mr. “I feel it’s my life,” Mr. In 1993, Mr. When Ms. Unreasonable Institute – International Accelerator in High-Impact Entrepreneurs.

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