Dividend Aristocrats

3 High Quality Dividend Aristocrats For Long-Term Dividend Growth

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Dividends are a big part of our investing philosophy, as research has shown that dividend growth stocks have significantly outperformed non-dividend paying stocks. For example, the Dividend Aristocrats are a group of 57 stocks...
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Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 1

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“Under the mist of Ponzi is not only the misery and suffering but also the dawn of value…” The longest Ponzi scheme in history is Bernie Madoff’s hedge fund of funds, which lasted for more...
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Startups succeed through persistence, not miracles

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Lindah Mbaisi is a versatile entrepreneur. “Queen” Lindah, a public relations professional, founded Hans J. PR and Communications. She also works at Performers Rights Society of Kenya as the member relations executive. An expert...
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Want to know who the leader is? Ask him to decide.

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One of the most valuable things an effective leader can offer an organization is the ability to make decisions, hopefully the right ones. However, it is the way the decision is made that separates outstanding...
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Pitch right down the middle

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Ideas are only as good as their pitches, and pros are the masters of pitch selection to improve business proposals. Three of the best in the business -- Evan Wyk, Brant Pinvidic and Brian Cristiano...
Startups

Startups And Saying No To A Large Investor

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Hot startups are often thought of that way because of who is involved and how bold the idea is. And they get disproportionate and arguably undue attention. If you are finding yourself in that...
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The 1960s Hippie Movement and How It Gave Rise to Silicon Valley

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There’s probably not a person in the world that doesn’t associate Silicon Valley with major technological enterprise – most of us associate the area with big-time tech developers like Google and Apple. But what was...
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Business Success Starts with Credibility

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Credibility can make or break a brand. This is critical for businesses starting from scratch and especially challenging for companies trying to recover from their own missteps. Developer and digital manager Jean-Yves Agnissan put a...
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Balance work and life for a ‘golden hour’

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For 30 years, Sabrina Cadini excelled and won awards as an event and wedding designer and planner. She pushed herself hard. Too hard. Before she knew it, Cadini was in the throes of entrepreneurial...
Ideas

Is an Idea Worth Billions?

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It’s 2019, and we live in the most convenient time known to man. Hungry? Press a button and your favorite food arrives at your door in less than 30 minutes. Need a ride? A...
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Reducing your digital footprint by staying invisible online

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Cyber security & Data privacy have emerged as one of the biggest concerns for the billions of internet users across the globe and while the social media & other online platforms have a moral...
Money

Wealth Creation Grows from Purpose

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Money maven Patrice C. Washington wants people to keep their priorities straight. She urges everyone to chase purpose, not money. “Live your life’s purpose, find fulfillment and earn more without chasing money,” she said, redefining...
carbon-neutral

15 Years Of Trying To Be Carbon-Neutral: Practical Uses Of Technology For Individuals

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I am the product of both developing and developed countries -- my adult career in Silicon Valley has shaped a fundamental belief that tech can do tremendous good if we apply it correctly. I...
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Smart Dubai – World’s First Blockchain-powered Government initiative

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The transformation of this small fishing village in the middle of the Arabian desert about 30 years ago to a major business hub and go to tourist destination for millions of people has been...
Crowfunding

7 Use Cases for Blockchain-based Crowdfunding

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Startups from around the world have found crowdfunding to be an extremely viable alternative to traditional venture capital. To date, crowdfunding initiatives have raised $34 billion, which roughly added $65 billion to the global...
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The Technologies Poised to Change the World in 2019

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It is not easy to imagine a technology that will receive as much publicity as the blockchain did last year but there’s little doubt that other new and innovative technologies will make even greater...
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Hurtle diversity barriers with eyes wide open

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Women in tech is one of Tiffany Horan’s passions, starting as host of Women in Tech Chat on Twitter. She is also a growth hacker and engagement manager at humane product company Mudita and...
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No fooling: Marketing goes for laughs

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It’s a funny thing when you mix humor and marketing. Surely, Mark Anderson hopes so. Don’t call him Shirley. Instead, call him a professional cartoonist, what Anderson calls the best job in the world. He talked...
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‘We learn more from failure than from success’

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Successful entrepreneurs build their businesses from failures large and small. As Yvette Aloe knows, failures set back everyone from infants to experienced professionals. Those who succeed have profited from mistakes. Aloe is a certified life...
Self- Serve

Self-Serve: The Solution to Real-Time Connection

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About a year ago, I had a lead named Ken come to our website and send a message on our chatbot at 2:52 pm. Not even 60 seconds later a member of my team...