Alejandro Rioja

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5 Steps to Negotiate Like an FBI Hostage Negotiator

This article originally appeared on Forbes. It’s amazing how some people seem to be innate negotiators, while others can’t seem to get their counterpart to agree to even the smallest of commitments. Expert negotiators have a way to command authority,…

17-year Old High-School Student’s Global Organization Inspires Girls in Computer Science

Alexandra Roumeliotis is a 17-year-old high school senior from San Francisco, California. An avid programmer, in 2016, she founded The Coding League, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring girls and minorities in computer science through exploration. Mainly active in the…

21 Year Old CEO Attends 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Michael Weist is an entrepreneur & talent manager who became the CEO and founder of Good Times Entertainment, a company dedicated to promoting live events and talent management of social media stars. He has managed some of the top names…

How 2 Influencers Generated 6 Figures In 6 Weeks

Jonathan Brown, 26, and Christian Cardenas, 19, explain how they raked in over $100,000 in a matter of weeks selling Christmas themed sweaters. City where you’re from: Jonathan: Myrtle Beach, SC Christian: Brownsville, TX Hobbies: Jonathan: Powerlifting, traveling and content…

Ariel Valverde, Un Empresario Que No Deja De Innovar

Recientemente tuve el placer de conocer a Ariel Valverde durante el TedxDonBosco en el cual ambos fuimos expositores. Al hablar con él durante unos pocos minutos noté que él era un empresario distinto con amplia visión y una ejecución tremenda.…

How This Founder Is Breaking Borders To Innovate Corporate Hiring

Alex Desjardins is the Co-Founder and Director at BubbleHR. Since parting ways with the traditional education system, his focus has been on making the corporate hiring process easy, transparent, and human. Alex and his team have set out to lead…

2018 Resolution: Start Your Company and Become an Entrepreneur

Regardless of whether or not you agree with former President Obama on anything, one thing he said is absolutely true: “If you had to choose any time in the course of human history to be alive, you’d choose this one. Right…

How to Create a Great Company Culture

Building a great company culture is essential for the employee’s morale and productivity. When people feel included in the mission and vision of the company, great results can be achieved. “No company can thrive without having a strong culture,” explains…

Peter Coultas, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor Shares His Story

Peter Coultas is a serial entrepreneur and founder of The Goodie Bag. According to his AngelList profile, he invested in Alibaba and Facebook pre-IPO. Read the interview we did with him below! 1. In five bullet points or less, describe…

How Griffin Stoller, Stanford Student turned Music Entrepreneur, Gained Over 1 Million Monthly Listeners On Spotify In Under A Year

Griffin Stoller is a 22 year old Music Producer/Vocalist based out of San Francisco, California. Known initially as an award-winning violinist with a Carnegie Hall debut at age 16, he has recently exploded onto the Dance Music scene with a…