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Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Shortlist

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

6 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

These businesses with clear-cut competitive advantages should allow you to rest easy at night.<p>Time and again the data have shown that slow and steady …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Honeyed Peach Pancake Syrup Recipe

Recipe by: foodinjars (Marisa McClellan)<p>"This sweet syrup is also great on ice cream!"<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping …

Buttermilk Cornbread

Corn bread is one of my favorite quick and easy to make bread. Buttermilk is a wonderful ingredient for making corn bread because it adds tanginess …

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

Lehman Brothers

‘We Cry As Men’: Karate Instructor Teaches Boys It’s OK To Be Sensitive

Martial arts teacher tells males students that emotions are okay<p>There’s a viral video making the rounds in which a karate instructor tells a male …

No Experience Required: Build Your App With no Product Team in 1 Hour per Day

by Minh Ha Duong on Startup Grind<p>Startup founders are becoming something like this generation’s rock stars: founding your company, launching an app, …

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

6 Video Tools to Ignite Your Social Marketing

Do you want to bring more pop to your social media marketing? Looking for video tools to help? The right tools make it easy to create engaging video …

Infographics

How To Build A Business On Instagram: Advice From The Million-Plus-Followers Club

We’re in the midst of a social-media revolution with billions of people flocking to apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. It’s no wonder that these platforms hold so much allure to newcomers. Clearly, tapping into the sheer power and reach of a platform like Instagram and others can help to …

Entrepreneurship

The Easy Way to Make Soft, Airy Chinese Steamed Buns

Steamed buns: pockets of steamy goodness, just waiting for you to fill them with tender meats, pickled vegetables, fresh herbs, and ooey-gooey …

This Is The Cutest Breakfast Recipe Ever

Everything is better now.<p>Servings: 16 cups<p>1 tube refrigerated jumbo biscuits<p>6 eggs<p>½ cup milk<p>¼ tsp salt<p>¼ tsp pepper<p>1 cup cooked bacon, chopped<p>½ cup chives, chopped<p>1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C<p>2. Cut 6 biscuits in half, and on a floured surface, roll each half out …

Immigration

12 Tools to Prototype an App for Entrepreneurs

Did you know that prototyping an app can help you not only turn your idea into tangible mockups, but even save you money?<p>Prototyping an app gives you many more benefits like:<p># Share your concept with friends, co-founders or even investors<p># Save money by showing a remote software development team a …

Why Real Estate Is One of the Best Ways to Make Money

<i>This post appeared first on</i> <i>Make Money Your Way</i><i>.</i><p>After a decade of saving and investing, I think real estate is one of the best ways to make money and build wealth. Here is why.<p>There are many ways to turn a profit with real estate.<p>When you buy a stock, the only way you can make money is if the stock …

6 Signs Your Marriage Will Last a Lifetime

When asked, "What keeps your marriage strong?" these women had some unconventional answers. But hey, if it works, it works!<p><b>1. "</b><b>When something weird happens, my guy is always the first one I want to text." —Erin W., Highlands Ranch, CO</b><p>Seeing your guy as your person <i>—</i> the one you want to share gossip …

Relationships

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Sustainability

No Bake Hippy Balls the Hiking Snack of Champions

by Elisa Rispoli April 14, 2016<p>Planning a day hike with the family? Here’s a delicious and nutritious treat that will help keep your family …

5 Commonly-Missed SEO Opportunities that Will Give You an Edge on Your Competitors

Don't miss these SEO opportunities; your competitors probably will.<p>Some marketing and PR strategies are purely proactive; they exist outside of any inciting event, and serve as the first link in a chain of reactions, such as a new ad campaign with a novel concept. Others are purely reactive; they …

How to Build a Massive Email List With These 5 Tools

Email marketing is the bread and butter of all of your marketing campaigns. Why? Email is the most direct and personal form of communication that you …

Marketing

How Gordon Parks' Photographs Implored White America to See Black Humanity

Red Jackson, Harlem, 1948, from Harlem Gang Leader.<br>Photograph by Gordon Parks—Courtesy and copyright The Gordon<p>1 of 6<p>Gordon Parks is one of America's …

5 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Kids

Science shows gratitude makes children stronger and happier. Here's how to get them to say thanks.<p>Cultivating gratitude, you may have heard, is great for your mental health. But according to research, it might be even more important for your kids' outlook. Studies show that children taught to count …

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

<i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p>"We know that the old divisions of body and mind are false," says Ben Michaelis, PhD, an evolutionary …

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

When it's game time, are you usually the last one picked? Are you often referred to as the "skinny guy?" Can you eat massive amounts of food and …

Exercise

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls — Just 60 Calories!

Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls.<p>It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein …

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

Big Data

Startups Are Personal: Be Careful With Cheap And Cheerful

In the fourth part of our lessons learned series (which is co-authored by Traklight’s Mike Willee), we tackle a topic near and dear to my heart: cost-cutting measures. Sometimes, they’re necessary, but other times, they’re a mistake, and we made this mistake with Traklight a few times. Cost-cutting …

Entrepreneurship