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Jakarta. Indonesia officially launches its first Esports Association on Saturday to nurture professional gamers and introduce regulations for a potential domestic league.  The newly-established board of executives is chaired by National Intelligence Agency head Budi Gunawan, who immediately expressed his goal to set up a world-class training center. “We have a lot of works to do, one of them is to build an esports training center conforming to the international standard,” Budi said after the inauguration of the board of executives in Jakarta. The governing body will soon meet to draft esports regulations and guidelines that will help local players and teams compete at the international level, he said. The 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta saw the inaugural esports competition. A year later, esports became a medal event at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Manila, where Indonesian players managed to bring home two silver medals. Budi said esports will…

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Being successful often means learning from those who have already achieved their goals. Having a mentor is an amazing blessing to an entrepreneur, but not everyone can find one in person. If you haven’t yet found your personal business guru, here are 21 tips for young or aspiring entrepreneur to help get you started. 1. Challenge yourself.  Richard Branson says his biggest motivation is to keep challenging himself. He treats life like one long university education, where he can learn more every day. You can too! 2. Do work you care about.  There’s no doubt that running a business take a lot of time. Steve Jobs noted that the only way to be satisfied in your life is to do work that you truly believe in. 3. Take the risk.  We never know the outcome of our efforts unless we actually do it. Jeff Bezos said it helped to know…

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On Tuesday, career and job site LinkedIn released its annual “Emerging Jobs” list, which identifies the roles that have seen the largest rate of hiring growth from 2015 through this year. No. 1 on the list: Artificial Intelligence Specialist — typically an engineer, researcher or other specialty that focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence, figuring out things like where it makes sense to implement AI or building AI systems. Hiring for this role has been tremendous, growing 74% annually in the past 4 years alone. “AI has infiltrated every industry, and right now the demand for people skilled in AI is outpacing the supply for it,” Guy Berger, the principal economist at LinkedIn, tells MarketWatch. “This is the third year in a row a role related to machine learning or artificial intelligence has topped the list, and we can only expect demand to increase.” The pay is impressive too,…

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Business Insider recently released its list of the most powerful people in the world, and 10 of the top 50 included hedge fund managers, bank CEOs, and other magnates in the finance industry. To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and evaluated their influence using metrics in four major areas: economic power, command, newsworthiness, and impact – a subjective measure that captures how important they are in their respective spheres. We then narrowed down the list to just those in the finance industry, adding six finance heavyweights who narrowly missed our top 50. You can read the full methodology here. 5. Larry Fink Title: Founder and CEO, BlackRock Country: US Age: 63 Few have more responsibility for the US’s economic well-being than Fink – CEO of BlackRock – the world’s largest asset-management firm. After rising to prominence and…

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People today tend to be wasteful in using their money while in fact, there are so many things that can be done to maximize the use of the money they have. One of the things that is best used as the allocation of money is investment. Although it’s sometimes sounds like ‘intimidating’ because it is overshadowed by losses, the actual investment is not that difficult. However, it’s a good idea to understand and apply the following points before actually starting investing. 1. Determine in advance how much you can invest each month. Share your income into groups such as needs that must be met, future needs, and the remaining nominal that you can use for investment. It would be better if you also calculate the potential benefits and losses that you can bear. 2. Determine the Investment Instrument Before investing your money, of course you must first determine what investment…

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