Adam Forte

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Trudeau makes unannounced stop at Okanagan winery

Visitors to an Okanagan winery Friday night got more than they expected when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed up.<p>Trudeau and his wife were …

Northern Lights Estate Winery celebrates 1st year of business

The Northern Lights Estate Winery, which holds the title of northernmost winery in B.C., is celebrating one year of making unique fruit wines.<p>Fruits …

Ontario winery wins right to tell consumers where it’s located after battle with VQA

An Ontario winery no longer has to keep its location a secret after a tribunal ruled against the province’s wine authority.<p>Vintners Quality Alliance …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

The Reason You’re Not More Productive? It’s Complicated.

Life can be a challenge. It’s common to feel like you’re constantly battling personal and professional to-do lists, working against the clock, and …

7 Ways To Practice Entrepreneurship -- Without Starting A Venture

Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. It cannot be learned from a book or in a classroom. The skills which underlie entrepreneurship are largely learned first-hand, through trial and error.<p>However, you do not need to start a business to begin exercising your entrepreneurial muscles. There are a …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook is playing a dangerous game with Apple

It's a big moment for chatbots, which tech luminaries like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and former Evernote CEO Phil Libin praise as the next big thing in computing. And investors are pouring cash into startups that promise to ride the wave.<p>Which makes it even weirder that Facebook's introduction of …

Why you shouldn't quit your job to become a full-time entrepreneur

That call is hard to resist, especially as you imagine fleeing your cubicle to follow that gut feeling.<p>But McGinnis, a venture capitalist and private equity investor, suggests starting small: becoming a "10% entrepreneur."<p>According to McGinnis, a 10% entrepreneur invests just 10% of their time and …

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

Cleaning

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Furniture

100 Ways To Reinvent Yourself, Get Motivated, And Reach Your Goals in 2016.

This is your year to reinvent yourself.<p>2016 will give you a fresh start, a clean slate, and the chance to start making progress towards your dreams. …

Motivation

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do

Highly confident people believe in their ability to achieve. If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else put their faith in you? To walk …

The Strange And Beautiful Fashion Drawings Of Salvador Dali

In 1965, the surrealist master made a series of unconventional fashion sketches.<p>"At the age of six I wanted to be a cook," Spanish painter Salvador Dali recalled in his autobiography. "At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since."<p>Dali wound up being a …

"Inception" Coffee Table Defies Gravity and Suspends Cityscape in Mid-air

Inspired by the hit 2010 film <i>Inception</i>, this coffee table seems to bend reality, and defy the laws of gravity. The piece references a scene in the movie where the characters realize that within a dream the laws of the universe are null, and the surreal table perfectly plays upon this idea. Created …

The return of Super 8: why Kodak’s rebooted old-school camera could be a hit

Those were the days: when to make a movie, all you had to do was buy a camera and some film, shoot footage with no idea of what you were getting (changing the reel every few minutes), send the film off to a developer, laboriously edit it together by hand, buy a projector, then enjoy the results in …

Steven Spielberg