Sean Fitzgibbons

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The Smartest Thing to Do in an Active Shooter Situation

Self-defense expert Alon Stivi advice is sadly relevant today<p>(<i>Editor’s note: We originally published this story just a few hours before learning of the tragic shooting in San Bernardino. The timing was coincidental, but we have decided to leave the story intact, as it was originally published, as</i> …

4 CEOs Reveal How to Keep Getting Promoted

Learn how to climb to the top from the people who are already there<p>A pat on the back and a “great job” from your boss are nice, but a fatter paycheck and bigger office are even better. So what’s the smartest strategy for consistently getting promoted?<p>Instead of asking career experts for the answer, …

Innovation Ready: The 5 Traits Innovative Companies Share

Invention and innovation are at the heart of our economy and our democratic society. They’re one of the drivers of the American Dream (flagging as it might be), catapulting lives, changing businesses and shaping our national image. America was founded on a certain brazenness and ingenuity. So we …

Best Websites For Planning Your Next Vacation

With the optimism of Fourth of July weekend behind us, here is a compendium of the best travel websites to get you through another week in the office. Whether you are planning a getaway in August or dreaming of a longer-term trip, here are all the resources you need for flights, accommodations, …

13 Ways to Jazz Up Popcorn, from Bacon Fat to Bottarga

13 ways to turn your popcorn from drab to fab, from bacon fat to brown butter.<p>Just as a hotdog is the quintessential snack for watching baseball, popcorn is the ideal snack for watching movies—not to mention awards shows honoring said movies. Yup, it's Oscars time again, and you have to figure out …

Man Buns

10 Servings<p>This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Stressed About Money? 6 Ways to Combat It

<i>by Jane Bianchi</i><p>Whether you’re pulling your hair out because you can’t seem to save enough money for your emergency fund or you’re having a hard time dealing with your significant other’s spending habits, various types of money anxiety can be triggered by what one expert labels as “thinking …

Five Leadership Lessons From James T. Kirk

Captain James T. Kirk is one of the most famous Captains in the history of Starfleet. There’s a good reason for that. He saved the planet Earth several times, stopped the Doomsday Machine, helped negotiate peace with the Klingon Empire, kept the balance of power between the Federation and the …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

10 Awesome Apps For Investors And Wall Streeters On The Road

So, what to do for those who want to keep tabs on what's going on overseas — where markets will be open for business as usual?<p>Luckily, investors with smartphones or tablets have their choice of apps to keep them up to speed while away from their desks.<p>We went through nearly 100 finance-related …

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How To Be More Productive And Happier During Times Of Stress

Few deadlines are quite like the end of the year.<p>Just as we are trying, in the home stretch, to do our best at work to nail that bonus, raise or promotion, we’ve got social events heating up, family events crowding in, and travel and all its various hassles raising our dread. On top of that, we’re …

Seven Social Media Mistakes For Older Job Hunters

A great online presence, or let’s call it a persona, gives you an edge on a job hunt. Landing a job is hard enough these days, why leave a stone unturned? Let me count the ways a smart social media strategy is in your best interest:<p>Using social media-Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter- properly …

Mindfulness Is A Useful Business Skill, New Research Suggests

Getting drunk on success can be just as dangerous, and just as heady, as the liquid kind, especially in business. When investors or traders surf success-highs trouble ensues. Those feelings, sometimes even extending to feelings of invincibility, distort subsequent decisions with a dangerous …

There's Only ONE Undisputable Reason To Buy Life Insurance

Life insurance is a very versatile product in the hands of experts. “There are a number of ways life insurance can be used to replenish the estate to cover various taxes as well as create wealth,” notes Evan Jehle, partner, Rothstein Kass Family Office Group. Nevertheless, while many advanced …

How Successful Leaders Attain Superhuman Energy Before Most People Wake Up

If you’re like most Americans you woke up at 6:00 a.m. this morning. Nike CEO Mark Parker has already been working out for one hour. He has one hour left. He works out for two hours four days a week. On the other three days he works out for “only” one hour. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> recently featured …

10 Ways To Avoid Being Branded As Old At Work

As if you don’t have enough to worry about in your personal life as you age (creaky joints, fading eyesight, Cialis commercials actually applying to you), there’s something to worry about in your professional life as well: age discrimination.<p>A recent AARP survey in New York City found that nearly …

Profiting From Multiple Time Frame Sector Analysis

As October draws to a close, there is continued debate as to what sectors offer the best potential for the rest of the year and for 2014. It is important to look at each of the sectors from a monthly, weekly, and daily perspective in order to get a clear outlook whether you are a trader or investor.<p>…

16 Things You Should Do During Your Lunch Break

What you do on your lunch break will not only affect your level of productivity throughout the work day, but also impact your health and happiness inside and outside of the office. With the help of career and workplace experts Lynn Taylor, David Shindler, Michael Kerr, Anita Attridge, Alexandra …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

How to Help Your Highly Sensitive Child

Some kids seem to cry over practically everything, but that's not always a bad thing.<p>When my daughter Molly was 3, she cried quite a bit. But nothing prepared me for what I call "the waffle incident." One morning at preschool drop-off, she was still happily chewing a toaster waffle she'd brought …

16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

8 Surprising Things That'll Make You Wildly Successful

We know, we know. Never stop learning. Set goals. Never fear failure. Get grit. Give. But what achievement enhancers don't we expect?<p>One …

11 Best Cities for Families to Visit

The sky's the limit when you choose one of these family-friendly and affordable urban hubs for your next trip.<p>The fastest way to create priceless vacation memories: Go somewhere with lots to do. Big cities boast the coolest museums for families, the bulk of the historical treasures, and massive …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Local News Broadcast Airs Truly Unfortunate Report On Asiana Crash

No comment.<p>KTVU News read these names live on television today stating that the National Transportation Safety Board had confirmed that these were the pilots' of Asiana 214.<p>Friday afternoon, Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager, issued this statement apologizing for the broadcast …

How To Network Successfully When You're Over 40

<b>By Robert L. Dilenschneider, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Networking is vital if you want to find a job, start a business or attract new clients or customers to a small company you’ve already established. So why do so many of us over 40 neglect to take advantage of this essential tool?<p>What holds us back …