Chris Foy

194 Flips | 3 Magazines | 29 Likes | 2 Followers | @Cfoy65 | Keep up with Chris Foy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chris Foy”

Owning an Amazon delivery business: The risks, rewards and economic realities of the tech giant’s new program for entrepreneurs

Amazon has a new idea for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning and running a small business, but was daunted by the hurdles, or didn’t know where to …

Encrypted flash drives: convenience and performance unmatched by the cloud

<b>Why it matters:</b> After exploring the possibility of using cloud services for work exclusively, there is only one possible conclusion: it is a giant …

This Common Scheduling Mistake Could Be Ruining Your Productivity

If your best intentions have left your calendar completely over-scheduled, there is a simpler way to time block.<p>So, some life-hacker told you to time block, huh?<p>Or you read The ONE Thing, by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan, and decided to schedule out your most important activities on your calendar. At …

OpenPhone lets you get a business phone number with an app

Meet OpenPhone, a startup in the current Y Combinator batch. The company has been working on an app to make it easier to get and use a business phone number. You don’t need a second phone, you don’t need to get an expensive solution designed for big teams.<p>“Both my cofounder and I grew up in …

Starting at $280 this private jet company will fly you from NY to LA in utmost luxury -

Large windows, comfortable reclining seats, and beautiful interior design may no longer be reserved for First and Business class fliers. ZED …

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Did you know Amazon has a brand that sells luxury bedding and towels at deep discounts?

Have you ever heard of Pinzon by Amazon? I hadn’t either until recently, but this brand has kind of changed my life. Pinzon is Amazon’s special brand …

Shopping

4 Shoes Every Man Should Have In His Collection This Spring

British footwear firm Frank Wright has been manufacturing classic shoes and boots for more than 130 years. With its latest collection, the brand has …

Great Britain

Do Hardvark's 'anti-crease' and 'odourless' shirts stand up to the test?

I’m not the most fastidious shirt-wearer. The prim and proper, tucked-in, freshly ironed and crisply starched look doesn’t appeal – perhaps because I can’t be bothered to iron and starch my shirts. I’ll make exceptions for weddings or funerals, but honestly a few creases really don't bother me. For …

The three watches every man should own

Sure, a collection is a mighty thing, but when it comes down to it, there are only three types of watch every one of us needs to have<p>Everyone knows …

How to lose belly fat in 2 days

How to lose belly fat in 2 days<p>If you’ve often faced a situation where you’re struggling to button up your pants, you need to ask yourself ‘how to …

Nutrition

MateBook X Pro hands-on: Huawei is getting really good at making laptops

“Guess where there webcam is,” asked a Huawei executive as he passed the new MateBook X Pro around a room full of tech reporters.<p>After a couple of minutes of confused searching – is it hidden in the tiny bezel? perhaps behind the LCD? – someone figured it out.<p>“It’s in the keyboard.”<p>Specifically, …

If You Believe in Marijuana, Then This Is the Stock to Buy Now

This marijuana stock may be in a perfect position to profit from legalizing marijuana worldwide.<p><b>Canopy Growth</b> (NYSE:CGC) is Canada's market-share …

10 Best New Brunches in NYC

New York City

Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a $1-billion business

Janice Bryant Howroyd, 65, is founder and chief executive of Act 1 Group, an employment agency that also provides consulting and business services, including background checks and screening. She’s the first African American woman to operate a company that generates more than $1 billion in annual …

African-American News

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

Want Better Sales Relationships in 2018? You Need to Learn These 6 Things

Try these 6 things to refresh your outlook on sales and improve your customer relationships.<p>Since my company, SalesFolk, is in the business of sales emails, we spend a lot of time sharing tips for writing the best possible messages.<p>Those tips, of course, pile up over the course of a year, and while …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

This British startup makes minimal watches you'll wear every day

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Crownarch<p>If there's one accessory every man must own, it's an elegant wrist watch.<p>The watch market is undeniably huge. Whether you're …

Watches

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

From Zero to $600,000 in 30 Days: A Brilliant Way to Start Your Business

Crowdfunding changed my life - and it can change your's. Here's how.<p>Most investors said we were crazy when we pitched our idea for a video doorbell that sends live video from a user's front door to a smartphone. "A doorbell? No one cares about the doorbell," most people replied.<p>We refused to let a …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious …

Real Estate

Wireless Earbuds This Good Should Definitely Cost More Than $35

There are plenty of high-quality options on the market when it comes to investing in a new pair of Bluetooth headphones, but may of the lower-priced …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Entrepreneurship

Top Tock: 25 Best Luxury Watch Brands

Finding a great high-end watch is not like hunting for a pair of running shoes or a new button up shirt for work. These timepieces often sport price …

This site is running a huge holiday sale on all of your favorite high-end watch brands

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Even if you primarily use your smartphone to tell the time, that's no excuse. The right watch does more than just tell time — it makes a …

Watches

12 Expensive Products That Are Worth Their Price

If you follow gentleman’s Gazette on a regular basis, you know that we always encourage you to invest in quality items because quality items get …

Men's Fashion

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed early on. I used to be able to do one book per day but have since scaled it back to only two or three per week. As a prolific reader, I come …

Motivation

Your Answer to This 1 Question Shows How Open-Minded You Are (Or Aren't)

Self-made billionaire Ray Dalio says if you do this, it's like thinking in multiple dimensions.<p>You believe you're open to processing new information, and that's natural. Most people do. Fact is--and you know this from experience, too--lots of people are <i>not</i> that open to new information. They say …