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David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. This is an edited extract<p>• Lanre Bakare: Go home, David Simon. Without justice …

Why digital storage is the next hockey stick market in tech

If you wanted an image to define success in the technology industry, it would be tough to beat the hockey stick.<p>The proverbial “hockey stick demand …

These Are Special Times: Win A Logo Design Bundle by LogoBee.com

Are you on the lookout for a new logo? One that represents your company best and gives it a progressive, yet likeable look? The only problem is, that …

Graphic Design

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Foodist

Sometimes, the best food and drink are also the simplest. Here's what wowed...<p>By Andrew Knowlton<p>From banishing the kids table to drinking dessert, these are the Thanksgiving dinner...<p>By Rochelle Bilow<p>Here's The Foodist Andrew Knowlton's Thanksgiving rules, from football-watching...<p>By Andrew Knowlton<p>…

Seeling your business: Should you tell your staff?

This is a question frequently asked by clients who are looking to sell their business: “Should I confide in my team? If so, when and what will happen …

Corporate Finance

The era of the PowerPoint presentation is over

Published: 02 Apr 2013<p>Last Updated: 02 Apr 2013<p><b>I think the era of the PowerPoint presentation is over.</b> Now no one wants to sit in a business meeting …

Public Speaking

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

Simple Spaghetti and Meatballs | Kerryann Dunlop

Linguini with mozzarella, wilted rocket and anchovies recipe

A quick and easy supper of linguini tossed with garlic and chilli, salty anchovies and torn mozzarella.<p><i>Serves one</i><p>Pasta is a boon when you’re cooking for yourself – it is quick and cheap, and there are so many things you can do with it. Just don’t cook more than you need.<p>100g (3½oz) linguini<br>1 tbsp …

10 Sandwiches You Must Eat Now

We're living in the golden age of the sandwich, and BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has proof: Here are his picks for ten of the top sandwich shops in America<p>If you're not eating a sandwich right now, you're missing out on the dish of the moment. With practically every chef reimagining old standbys or …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Startups Offer Webcam Workouts for the Gym-Averse

From the Nike+ FuelBand to the Wii Fit, and from YouTube workout videos to Fitbit, there are more ways than ever to work out and track exercise and …

6 Steps to Host a Successful LinkedIn Group

It's easy for neglect, spammers and poor practices to devalue a LinkedIn Group. Get back on track with advice from some pros.<p>LinkedIn has been the de facto social media platform for business for some time now, and its popularity continues to grow. If you're like me, you probably log into LinkedIn …

7 Simple Ways to Make a Lagging Business Succeed

Day-to-day inertia is the enemy of business. If you want anything good to happen, you have to make it happen, starting here.<p>Life is great when you can just kick back, relax, take one day at a time, and let the chips fall as they may. In business, that almost never works. In business, if you want …

How to Stay Motivated After a Startup Failure

Achieving your goals and dreams is not always easy. This is especially true when it comes to building a business. Building a business is one of the …

Startups

4 Awkward Client Encounters (And How To Defuse Them)

As female entrepreneurs under the age of 30, my business partner Brittany and I have found ourselves in a fair share of uncomfortable situations. From being carded at client dinners, to being asked if we were the sales girls, our looks and gender have never gone unnoticed by clients.<p>Since starting …

Does Your Business Have Strategic Partners? Why Not?

One of the biggest mistakes business owners make is trying to do everything alone. To combat this error, business owners must hire and train the right employees. In addition, they should leverage strategic partners.<p>So what is a strategic partner? A strategic partner is another business with whom …

Start quitting before you quit.

Well before you resign, start preparing. Bring other people onto important projects with you, don't volunteer to head up new initiatives, and wrap up any long-term work you've been handling.

Boost Your Business with an Online Marketing Campaign

The online marketplace can be both challenging and rewarding at the same time, and you need to use this to your advantage if you want to increase …

Marketing

Don't Stress About Money: 5 Money Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

This is the start of National Stress Awareness month – so perhaps it’s fitting to kick it off by taking a look at our greatest source of stress, which for most people today is money. Never mind the stress from devices that never get put away, vacations going missed, information and emails streaming …

Q&A: Why the Future of Business is Shared Experiences

IconFinder Launches a Marketplace for Buying and Selling Icons

IconFinder, a search engine for, yes, icons – has just launched a marketplace that will allow designers to sell their work, capitalizing on demand for one of the most common, but hardest to get right, elements of Web and app design.<p>IconFinder Marketplace integrates with the existing search engine, …

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Nice writeup by James Fallows of Little Outliner, much appreciated.<p>The story he tells is pretty typical of the software industry. He wrote about an …

13 Successful People Reveal The One Thing They Take Everywhere

<i>This post is by LinkedIn and originally appeared on LinkedIn Influencers.</i><p>Wondering what secret weapon could take your productivity to the next level? Richard Branson, Meg Whitman, Deepak Chopra, and dozens of other professional thought leaders might have the answer. We asked some of LinkedIn’s …