Chris McGeehan

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Watch The Navy Destroy A Drone With Lasers

Zap!<p>With a flick of a videogame-like controller, the sailor locks the laser onto the drone in mid-air. Within seconds, there’s a flash of light and sparks, and the drone nosedives straight into the ocean, the latest victim of the U.S. Navy’s new Laser Weapon System (or LaWS). The laser, mounted on …

Military

Pan-Seared Pork Blade Chop

4 Servings<p>Starting the chop in a hot pan lets you get a good initial sear; lowering the heat gives you control while it cooks through.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½”-thick pork blade chop (about 2½ lb.)<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed, plus lemon wedges for serving<p>4 cloves garlic, finely …

5 Mindsets of Highly Effective Sellers

Great sellers are able to understand why they sell a product and how it will genuinely help their customer, resulting in a natural sales process and experience.<p>Even the most basic sales training make an average seller out of a complete novice. But what truly sets the best sales people apart from …

12 Things Successful People Do In The First Week Of A New Job

After the flurry of hiring that typically happens in the first quarter, the fall tends to be the second-biggest hiring period of the year, according to career coach Kathleen Brady, author of "Get a Job!" and the director of career development at Georgian Court University. Employers refocus on their …

Employment

5 Ways the Wealthy Got Where They Are

There are a lot of ways to get rich--most of the avenues are within your control, but some stumble upon it out of sheer luck.<p>If your goal is to become a millionaire or billionaire, the best time to get started is right now. But which path is right for you? Business magnate, stock investor, real …

4 Ways to Signal Power

Here's how to master the unconscious cues that tell others you're a leader as soon as you walk into the room.<p>Imagine you could walk into a room and instantly, unconsciously infect those present with your enthusiasm and confidence? Or tell in an instant who is a friend and who is a foe (or which …

11 Habits of Remarkably Successful People

Successful people don't get that way by accident. They engage in a set of simple but powerful habits that ensure their success every day.<p>To live a life filled with success is to live a life of bliss. Each day blends seamlessly into the next and each breath you take is energized with the next …

Self-improvement

Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only

The members of the Queen Anne Masonic Lodge near downtown Seattle are on the young side. The guy in charge is 26.<p>Danny Done, the lodge's worshipful master, is lounging on his designated chair in the room reserved for private ceremonies.<p>His title comes with a top hat, though he avoids putting it on …

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean follow as in study, investigate, hear, heed, sit at their feet and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write a Killer Sales Email

Customers are more likely to respond to emails that are short and sweet and get right to the point.<p>Most sales emails have a response rate of around 1 percent. In other words, if you send out an email to 100 potential customers, only one will get back to you. Let me explain how to write sales emails …

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday

It is crucial that you start your day off right. Here are some ways to make sure you begin your workday with the best mindset possible and boost your productivity.<p>The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful …

Does Your To-Do List Make You Sad?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>As our company grows, so does the to-dos. It gets harder to prioritize what needs to be done on any given day.<p>In the …

7 Things Great Leaders Always Do (but Mere Managers Always Fear)

Are you a great leader or a mere manager? Here's how to tell the difference.<p>When I think about the difference between <i>great leaders</i> and <i>mere managers</i>, I think back to a day when I put my foot in my mouth.<p>I was working as a lawyer for a giant government bureaucracy then. One of my bosses had a fancy …