Chris Kupsamy

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How A Millennial Couple Spent Their Last $1,000 To Build An 8-Figure Business

Brandon and Kaelin Poulin met in 2013 while working for a weight loss company. They married less than two years later. When they decided to take an entrepreneurial leap together and launch their own business, they were struggling to afford groceries and make rent.<p>After dipping into their emergency …

Weight Loss

How to Make Homemade Gin in the Instant Pot [Updated With Safety Warning]

<b>Updated on 08/25/18 at 1:02 pm ET:</b> <i>Though we were able to make make this recipe without incident, it turns out that cooking high-proof alcohol in your</i> …

Spices

4 Companies Founded By Millennials That Are Making Millions On Amazon

In its 23-year ascent to global retail dominance, Amazon has become not just a sales channel for consumer brands, but a complete business model. The ability to quickly build a consumer brand that can reach hundreds of millions of customers while requiring virtually no warehousing is a winning …

Salt Lake City

The Small Business Guide to Facebook Insights [Infographic]

A business can hardly be taken seriously these days if it doesn't have a Facebook page, but just putting up a page isn't enough. Marketers who want …

Small Business

5 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School About Running a Small Business

There's a lot more to running a business than knowing how to run a business.<p>Business school can be an amazing investment. But ironically if you want to start and run a small business, it might not make the most sense. That doesn't mean business education isn't important - in fact, it's critical. …

10 Expert Social Media Tips To Help Your Small Business Succeed

Social media can be a great way for small business owners to connect with prospects and customers. Done right, it can make sales skyrocket. Some entrepreneurs have even built an entire business on a social media platform, like Rachel Dunston, the founder of Rachel Bakes More Cake, who built a …

Social Media

Environmental Innovation Will Transform Business As Usual

As the Trump administration rolls back environmental protections that could harm human health for decades, it’s increasingly up to businesses to lead the way, charting the course to a future that includes both a thriving economy and a thriving planet.<p>Leading the way requires first setting …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

<i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Springtime home repairs get done in a Jiffy | The Star

Those annual spring home repairs just moved up the to-do list with the arrival of the season this past week.<p>Usually small in scope, home upkeep jobs …

Emotionally Resilient Leadership Starts With Embracing Energetic Weight: A Case Study

A CEO called me with a compelling challenge: a transfer of power had occurred in her family business, and as the new CEO she needed some strategies to influence, enroll, and engage her board of family members.<p>She had compelling plans to lead the organization to the next level, yet the board wanted …

Family Business

Iced Horchata Latte

4 Servings<p>If you feel like experimenting, try using cashews or pecans in place of the almonds.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup brown rice<p>2 tablespoons coffee beans<p>¼ cup raw almonds<p>½ cinnamon stick, crushed<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special Equipment<p>A spice mill or coffee grinder<p>Recipe Preparation<p>…

6 Essential Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

If you're serious about your home bar, you should know how to make these six classic cocktails.<p>In a perfect world, we’d all move to London and live in the Chiltern Firehouse hotel. After a long day, we’d breeze home, where a white-jacketed bartender would slide us a deftly mixed Vesper (or …

Buckinghamshire

How to start a business – eight first steps

Women Mean Business banner<p>On International Women’s Day, business owners offer aspiring female entrepreneurs some tips on where to start when starting-up.<p>1. Start with some market research<p>“When you have an amazing business idea, it’s oh-so-easy to dive<br>head first into building it,” says Pip Jamieson, …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain

The Benefits of Witch Hazel Are Nothing Short of Magic

The consumption of superfood chlorophyll is said to protect skin health with its antioxidant properties. Drinking clove oil in your water is said to treat a myriad of skin issues with its stimulating and antimicrobial qualities. Activated charcoal can boost skin and body health, among other things. …

Anti-aging

Scientists are making carbon fiber from plants instead of petroleum

Cheaper, plant-based carbon fiber could be used to make lighter cars that consume less fuel.<p>Carbon fiber is the Superman of materials. Five times stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, it is used in everything from tennis rackets to golf clubs to bicycles to wind turbine blades to …

One Major Problem Amazon Must Fix

When Amazon was trading at $700 in May of 2016, Rex Jacobsen told us The Market Is Underestimating Amazon and set a target price of $1,100. Nearly 2 years later, Amazon is at $1,500 and I have 8 managers who own it. But after listening to their arguments in favor of Amazon, there is still 1 thing …

46 Ways to Use Coffee—in Drinks, Dessert, and Main Dishes

From a coffee-rubbed rib eye to honey-chocolate bark, here are our favorite ways to use coffee in every part of the meal (even salad).<p><b>Coffee! We love the stuff.</b> But instead of drinking cup after cup, we've found 46 great ways to cook with it. From tiramisu to salad (yep, really), here are our …

The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

Seven Essential Steps Toward Building A Stronger Company Culture

Whatever kind of company culture you’re looking to create, here is a sequence of seven steps that can help you get there.<p>(Well maybe not <i>every</i> type of company culture. As a customer service consultant, I’ve limited my practice to cultures that aspire to focus on the customer and support employees as …

Employment

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

5 Iconic Caribbean Cocktails You Should Be Drinking

<i>Daiquiri</i><p>While these five drinks aren’t the only Caribbean cocktails to wrap your lips around, they’re among the best known and most beloved. Odds are …