Dawn Wilkes

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Comma story - Terisa Folaron

10 tips on how to make slides that communicate your idea, from TED’s in-house expert

When your slides rock, your whole presentation pops to life. At TED2014, David Epstein created a clean, informative slide deck to support his talk on …

Who’s winning the shipping war?

Stamps.com recently compiled an infographic revealing new data on how UPS, FedEx and the USPS compare in package tracking events, delivery times and …

Comma story - Terisa Folaron

It isn't easy holding complex sentences together (just ask a conjunction or a subordinate), but the clever little comma can help lighten the load. …

When Writing Your Business Plan, Be Sure to Include This

A plan to outsource back office departments can save you time and money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since the inception of my company enBio, we have outsourced human resources and payroll. If you’re ready to start a business, I suggest you do the same and make sure …

Where You Start Doesn't Determine Your Success, But These Three Things Can

<i>By: Ann Senne</i><p>I often joke that when it comes to running a business line at a big wealth management firm, I am the least likely candidate for the job.<p>For much of my life, the concept of “wealth” was truly foreign to me. Growing up in a blue-collar family, my parents worked multiple jobs to ensure we …

Financial Planning

This Is How You Spend Your Mornings if You're a Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, or Gen Z

New survey reveals the similarities and differences across the generational spectrum.<p><b>Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers begin their days in different ways.</b>• <b><br>Some of the differences in their morning routines can be attributed to age. Baby Boomers are increasingly retiring, so</b> …

Is Your Company Ready for the Rise of Smart Cities?

The movement to make cities smarter is transforming municipal governments worldwide. But that’s only one side of the story. For companies, smart cities represent major business opportunities — and not only for tech firms selling systems to government agencies.<p>Technology is reconfiguring traditional …

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or navigating …

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner in Life

You can make millions and still be poor.<p><i>What is something you wish you had known sooner? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

Dram & Grain 2.0 Will Serve Cool Cocktails Fireside in the Fall

Cocktail lovers will be able to able to curl up by the fire with inventive drinks once Dram & Grain moves into its new, snazzier home this fall.<p>The owners of Adams Morgan whiskey den Jack Rose are moving the basement bar to their next neighborhood gathering place, the Imperial (2001 18th Street …

How to Send Signals that Enable Connection

Imagine you just met Wilma at a party. You’re shaking hands when she says, “I’m Wilma. I’m the CEO of Widgets Across America.” Choose to build trust …

Personal Information

Four Books that Recently Arrived on my Doorstep

Here is a sampling of books that recently arrived on my doorstep. The Long-Distance Leader This book is for everyone who leads remote teams. The …

Facebook Live

What things cost in San Francisco compared to the 'cheapest' US city

When you live in the land of $4 cappuccinos and $1 million homes, it's easy to lose your grasp on reality.<p>Indeed, most people outside San Francisco spend less money on basic goods than those residing in this expensive coastal city. Of course, in San Francisco we've got the ocean, the mountains, a …

Think it’s hard to find a home in S.F.? The Peninsula is even worse

Those surprised to see that San Francisco home values have hit yet another high with a new median price of $1,665,000 for April, according to Paragon Real Estate, may be absolutely shocked to learn that San Mateo County is actually substantially more expensive. The new median price for the …

Real Estate

How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off

The idea of “vacation” often conjures up thoughts of trips to faraway lands. While it’s true that big trips can be fun and even refreshing, they can also take a lot of time, energy, and money. A lot of people feel exhausted just thinking about planning a vacation—not just navigating personal …

Remote Working

Chinese restaurant syndrome: has MSG been unfairly demonised?

I am in a restaurant in Glasgow where chopsticks stand ready in an eye-catching blue and yellow tin labelled Ve-Tsin Gourmet Powder. Produced by the Shanghai Guanshengyuan Tianchu Seasoning Company, the powder in question is monosodium glutamate (MSG). Apparently: “A sprinkling of Ve-Tsin will …

Processed Food

Queens of Infamy: Anne Boleyn

<i>Anne Thériault | Longreads | May 2018 | 23 minutes (5,949 words)</i><i>From the notorious to the half-forgotten,</i> Queens of Infamy<i>, a</i> Longreads<i> series by</i> …

Henry Viii

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The Hack | Bars in Port Melbourne, Port Melbourne

A revamped old pub is doing beers, barbecue and summery cocktails in the heart of Port Melbourne<p>Despite the slasher-flick name, the Hack in Port …

Comfort Food

The 50 Best Restaurants in Melbourne Right Now

The best restaurants in Melbourne<p>1<p>Restaurants<p>The Carlton Wine Room<p>Carlton<p>A chef, a sommelier and a maitre d’ walk into a bar. Bada-bing. Time Out’s …

England

The best coffee in the Melbourne CBD

The best coffee in Melbourne<p>1<p>Restaurants, Cafés<p>Patricia<p>Melbourne<p>This standing-room-only coffee shop has friendly but speedy baristas, who churn out …

Coffee

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share …

An Epic Utah Road Trip

We had an amazing two months in Utah. We saw some beautiful places that we have been waiting years to get to. This state really has everything and I …

Ben Franklin’s 13 Virtues: Using One Week to Change Your Life

Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a family of very modest means. Today, they’d probably be called lower middle class at best. His parents had …

Six Toxic Thoughts Successful People Quarantine

Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break your career. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity …

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader

The function of a leader is to produce more leaders, not more followers.<p>If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and …

This Impressive War Story Will Immediately Change How You Lead Yourself and Others

A good person dyes events with his own color … and turns whatever happens to his own benefit. <br>— Seneca<p>In June 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower pulled off …

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often described as VUCA (Volatile, …

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” – Thrive Global – Medium

The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of …