Author Archives: Michelle Eld

Bitcoin’s Biggest Startups are Trying to Keep Fees Low

Well, 2017 was certainly a wake-up call for bitcoin supporters.  We saw so many people using the software amidst a price boom, the transaction fees went through the roof. Now, they’re back to more manageable levels, but people fear this spike could happen again. Check out the commentary:

https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-biggest-startups-are-backing-a-new-effort-to-keep-fees-low/

Top Business Books for Getting Ahead: 2018

I always love reading books on how to get ahead in business and achieving success in general. That’s why this article: “28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018″ caught my attention.

It’s been proven that reading can significantly improve your health and wellness, including mental sharpness, stress levels, sleep quality, empathy and positivity. Check it out.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/305643

The Joker Coming Next Year

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The plot details for Joker have been few and far between so far, but this unique new DC installment has a release date of October 4, 2019. Joaquin Phoenix is slated to play the famed DC villain, playing a man named Arthur Fleck before turning into the Clown Prince of Crime. Can’t wait for this one!

Billionaire sees bitcoin hitting $250,000 by 2022

Billionaire venture capitalist and investor Tim Draper predict that the bitcoin price will reach $250,000 by 2022, far more than what he paid in 2014 ( a mere $650 per coin). He says that not even the recent market downturn has wavered his confidence. He believes that cryptocurrencies will “increase the velocity of money,” encouraging the global currency market to hit $140 trillion within the next decade.

Read up here:

https://www.ccn.com/billionaire-investor-explains-why-bitcoin-price-will-hit-250000-by-2022/

What’s the worst advice you ever received?

After reading Entrepreneur’s “The Worst Advice I Ever Received,” I started thinking about the bad advice I’ve gotten over the years in business. Entrepreneurs often second guess themselves throughout the process simply because they’re going through uncharted territory and aren’t sure what’s right for them. But when should you take advice and when you should you ignore it?

Read the article then let me know.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/311152

Anybody like Fortnite?

I do…errr, I mean my kids do. Anyway, Nintendo seems to be unstoppable, posting an annual profit of $1.6 billion, a 500% increase from the previous year. More than 17 million Switch consoles were sold since the launch in March 2017, on which Fortnite is available.

Check out this interesting interview with Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/mattperez/2018/06/15/nintendos-reggie-fils-aime-on-fortnite-cross-play-microtransactions-and-pro-smash-bros/#1d6542b26209

Latest Lakers Rumor

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The latest rumor says that Kawhi Leonard wants to be released from the Spurs and wants to come to the Lakers instead. Reports say he’s eyeing the Lakers as his trade destination and wishes not to return to the Spurs for the 2018-19 NBA season. We shall see if he gets his wish.