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A fashion designer breaks down why some clothes are worth spending more on

At a fast-fashion retailer such as H&M, a simple cut-and-sew top can cost as little as $15. At Gap, something similar might run about $45. At Elizabeth Suzann, a small fashion label based in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the brand’s minimal kimono-sleeved t-shirts, made of cotton twill, is …

Clothing

Never include these 9 résumé-killers on any job application

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com— so they don't have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision, according to career networking …

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

7 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Android Device | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

How To Enhance The Power Of Your Android Device<p>This is an era of smartphones as our life revolves around these pockets –sized gadgets to a large …

An Explorer's Guide to India

An Explorer's Guide to Southern Oman

Slow houseboat to Kerala

Houseboating Kerala’s backwaters is now a travel staple, but a new cruise set up by a local entrepreneur takes our writer away from the crowds to meet islanders thriving on mussel farming<p>Sunrays danced on the mud-green river, peeping through a veil of lingering mist. The water was still but for the …

The 100 greatest songs of all time

The Best Bosses Aren't Bossy

I’ve been reading with interest about Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban the word “bossy” – because of the negative implications it can have for young girls’ feelings about future leadership. While I’m very sympathetic to Sandberg’s message, there’s another aspect of the word “bossy” that interests …

The Real (and Troubling) Reason Behind Lower Oil Prices

I am obsessed with how the top tier of finance has undermined, rather than fueled, the real economy. In part, that’s because of I’m writing a book …

Oil

Here’s the Secret to a Perfect Networking Meeting

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>A few months ago, I worked with a client (let’s …

Employment

6 Reasons Your Next Job Should Be at a Technology Company (Even if You Have No Tech Skills)

Want an informal workplace full of new ideas and advancement opportunities? Consider a career in tech.<p>Looking for a job? There's a whole industry out there looking for you. Even if you don't know an algorithm from a server farm, you should think hard about looking for employment in the technology …

Employment

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

15 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 30s

If your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what your purpose is, then your 30s are a time for discovering how to turn your aspirations into reality.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to …

The Right Way to Play Favorites With Your Employees

Contrary to popular belief, prioritizing certain workers can be good for business.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>As a manager, playing favorites is a double-edged sword.<p>On one side, playing favorites can be a …

Employment

Startup founder: I want to be a horse, not a unicorn so I won't take VC money

It was 2011 and I was at a roundtable event at Grow Conference, an annual gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and wantrepreneurs alike. I'd just finished telling my table that I didn't want to raise venture money and had decided to bootstrap Flow, which we had launched a couple months …

Do You Have Entrepreneurial DNA?

2 min read<p>This story appears in the February 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The Founder Institute, a startup training and launch program, has developed a test to identify entrepreneurial personality traits. Take the abbreviated quiz below for a quick evaluation of your entrepreneurial …

Entrepreneurship

How Shake Shack Is Rewriting the Rules of Fast Food

Sure, you'll take a Shake Shack burger and crinkle-cut fries over McDonald's any day. But can the Shack still feel special when there are hundreds of them?<p><b>Shake Shack</b> founder and powerhouse restaurateur <b>Danny Meyer</b> has spent a lot of effort making sure his customers can get the same level of food, …

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …

How To Get Paid To Do Nothing

Eric Abrahamson, a professor at Columbia Business School who specializes in leadership and organizational problem solving, has looked closely at ways employees manage to get paid to do nothing. He doesn't advocate following their example, but he says that understanding it can help managers address …

A culinary tour of India

The siren call of Paratha Lane in Old Delhi – where food vendors make and sell parathas on the pavement in front of their tiny one-room cafes, stalls offer jewel-like fruit and vegetables, and smoke drifts from a thousand woks – is entirely seductive. It is exactly where you want to be. The problem …

The man who's walking the Nile

It’s late in the day when I finally spot my quarry: three camels and two men on foot, wearing the white jellabiya of Nile Arabs. The walkers turn around and I scrutinise their faces: it’s definitely him. The car skids to a halt in a cloud of dust, and I jump out shouting, “Captain Wood, I presume?” …

15 best Android multiplayer games

Android gaming has been steadily getting better. Before, we had simple puzzle games and we could invite our Facebook contacts to be our friends in games. Multiplayer games used to mean just leaderboards. There are now a ton of games that support actual multiplayer play, including real time co-op or …

In-App Purchases

Why the World Needs the US Economy to Struggle

<i>Below is the January 4th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>The headlines this morning talk about the US dollar hitting an 11-year high. I have been saying for years that the dollar is going to go higher than anyone can imagine. This trade is just in the early innings. And the …