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Where to Drink Cocktails in Atlanta Right Now, March 2018

Welcome to the March 2018 edition of the Eater Atlanta cocktail heatmap. Like its food-driven companion, this <i>north-to-south</i> booze guide keeps thirsty Atlantans updated on where to drink cocktails and will change with the seasons to chronicle the watering holes worth a visit right now. These …

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

Entrepreneurship

From Steve Jobs to Oprah: 28 Leaders' Commencement Speeches That Will Make You Re-Think Success

The best advice from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Barack Obama, J.K.Rowling, and many more on how to rethink success.<p>It's both inspiring and comforting to hear how those we admire succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers, and there's perhaps no better format than the commencement address to …

Motivation

An Eater’s Guide to Atlanta in 2018

Despite boasting the largest metro area in the region, Atlanta is somewhat overlooked by outsiders who have recently become obsessed with Southern food and culture. Charleston has the Lowcountry, historic buildings, and celebrity chef Sean Brock. Nashville has hot chicken, music row, and, also, …

Texas

21 Actionable Google Analytics Tips That'll Boost Your Sales

Google Analytics is a powerhouse of data.<p>Any marketer using Google Analytics is rich in data.<p>But knowing how to navigate its complex platform to put …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

The Secret To The Best Deviled Eggs

You can’t have a covered dish luncheon, a church potluck, or an Easter brunch without them. Deviled eggs are the ever-humble staple of the Southern …

Breakfast

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

Home - Atlanta Magazine

Sample signature dishes from Atlanta-area restaurants that have been featured in our magazine and on our 50 Best Restaurants list.<p>Atlanta Magazine’s …

Myrtle Beach

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead) | Inc.com

The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest times, leaders must firmly hold onto their belief that they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>One of my favorite mantras by Tony Robbins …

Self-improvement

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

Marketing

15 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money at Home

A side income feels like being rich if you already have a day job that covers the bills.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to the internet, there are plenty of ways we can make extra money from home. In fact, making money online from the comfort of your home, no …

Small Business

Add these 20 foods to your diet to lower blood pressure

Skip the salt, start exercising and add these 20 delicious and nutritious foods to your diet!<p>New CDC guidelines will add millions of men and women to the ranks of those with high blood pressure. While 140/80 was once considered the high blood pressure threshold, 130/80 millileters of mercury has …

Nutrition

Home Depot's CEO Did This 25,000 Times. Science Says You Should Do It Too | Inc.com

When Frank Blake announced his retirement three years ago as the CEO of Home Depot, employees flooded him with handwritten notes of appreciation.<p>"I got boxes and boxes of notes," Blake recalls. "They are my most important mementos from my time at Home Depot."<p>Those notes brought the spirit of …

Home Depot

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

Master Your Slow Cooker With These Tricks

Extra hands are almost always a good thing—any time you can save on chopping, stirring, or peeling makes the meal taste that much more delicious. Even better is cooking that requires no hands at all. Yes, I’m talking about slow cookers.<p>Now, I’m not advocating a ‘set it and forget it’ lifestyle. …

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

How to Go to Culinary School by Watching Netflix

A much more chill way to learn.<p>If you’re reading this right now, there's a decent chance you've at least entertained the notion of going to culinary …

Fabrication

Peach, Prosciutto & Ricotta Crostini

Makes 12 Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 slices of ciabatta bread<p>1 ripe peach<p>12 tablespoons fresh ricotta (preferably sheep's milk)<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>4 thin slices prosciutto<p>Honey<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Grill bread slices.<p>Halve, pit, and thinly slice peach.<p>Spoon about 1 tablespoon ricotta …

Ricotta

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Sandwiches

San Francisco City Guide

Winner: Best coffee shop in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

Atlanta's coffee lovers rival the most dedicated in the world.<p>This week's Best of Atlanta poll discovered the best coffee shops in town.<p>If you've …

San Francisco’s best beaches and spectacular coastal hikes

SAN FRANCISCO’S WESTERN EDGE is essentially one massive beach with sand dunes and scary waves; hidden beach coves dot the coast in and near the city, …

Why You Don't Need a Website To Build A Successful Business | Inc.com

Websites are famous for being your storefront in the digital age. Every expert will tell you you <i>must</i> have a website to capture leads. And that's true...if you're building an e-commerce or online business. For other types of service based business, having a website can be a distraction from the real …

Entrepreneurship

Millennials Perceive 'Good Leadership' Differently Than Everyone Else--and They're Right | Inc.com

I was recently working with the CEO of a large technology firm in Boston who, over dinner, began venting about his employees. He told me that many of them felt entitled, were lazy, and expected rapid advancement.<p>"Let me guess," I said after listening to his complaints for ten minutes. "You're …

Leadership

How to Use People Analytics and Recognition to Strengthen Culture

jeonsango / Pixabay<p>Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways?<p>When we …

Big Data

Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

Clean Energy