Nic De Angelis

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How Oregon Is Getting 'Frequent Fliers' Out Of The ER

Forty-year-old Jeremie Seals has had a tough life.<p>He left home at 14, and his health isn't good. He had a heart attack when he was 35. He has congestive heart failure, and nerve pain in his legs that he says is "real bad."<p>"Long story short, I'm terminal," he says, matter-of-factly.<p>Seals is …

Environmental entrepreneur Kresse Wesling: 'It's easy to be good in business'

Recycling waste is big business – but it's doesn't easily follow that old fire hoses should become pretty bags and belts. Emma Sinclair talks to Kresse Wesling, one half of accessories brand Elvis & Kresse, about the power of being 'good' in business.<p>Canadian-born Kresse Wesling describes herself …

The Secret to Cutting Government Waste: Savings by a Thousand Cuts

Turn out the light in the soda machine. Fix the salt-spreader on the snow plow. The best way to save is to ask public employees for their ideas.<p>Bill Clinton looks on as Al Gore holds up the Report of the National Performance Review at the White House on September 20, 1994. (Joe Marquette/Associated …

First 5 Steps to Achieving Great Things

Greatness doesn't just happen. The best leaders take steps to ensure that when they do something, they do it better than anyone else.<p>You're good. You wouldn't be where you are if you weren't. But you know you're capable of better than good. You're capable of achieving truly great things.<p>Problem is, …

Take A Risk: The Odds Are Better Than You Think

As you look back on your career and life to date, where do you wished you’d been a little braver, trusted in yourself more, and been less cautious in the chances you took?<p>Anything come to mind? When speaking to people in their forties and beyond, many tell me that if they could do their career over …

Feeling Stuck? 3 Simple Steps to Shake It Off

Even the most successful leaders get stuck in their careers. Here's a surprisingly simple way to break through and achieve your goals.<p>It happens all the time: you're trying to solve a tough problem and you get stuck. You rack your brain but the answer just won't come. Asking around doesn't help. …

Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles

Consider this now familiar view from the field:<p><i>“I’ve run a virtual team for the past 18 months in the development and launch of [a website.] I am located in Toronto, Canada. The website was designed in Zagreb, Croatia. The software was developed in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Zagreb, Croatia; Delhi,</i> …

What It Takes To Be A Great Technical Leader

They often don't manage people, but instead coach them to do their best work.<p>Every company is different, but there are some common threads among the best tech leads that I've worked with. Hat tips to Brian Stoler, Nathan Hunt, Evan Gilbert, and Rich Burdon for leading by example.<p>In this article, I …

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Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

Antipasto Grill | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This recipe makes wonderful use of all of summer’s bounty. It’s the perfect option for a backyard get-together when you can mingle around the grill. Because of all the different vegetables and the long cooking time, be prepared to replenish the coals every 20 or so minutes if you’re using charcoal. …

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GOP and the Voting Rights Act: Can these Republicans do the right thing?

<b>Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Joshua Lott)</b><p>Once upon a time, brave Republicans helped make the Voting Rights Act law. Its future depends on similar courage<p>Gary May<p>June 29, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Now that the Supreme Court has severely weakened the …

A Peppery Bite: Couscous and Arugula Salad

4 Comments<p>For years I associated arugula as a component in mesclun salad mixes - those easy to eat mixed young salad greens sold in bags or boxes. …

Veggie Spring Rolls – The Novice Chef

Toss first 9 ingredients together and set aside.<p>Find an undamaged sheet of rice paper and hold it under warm water for about 10 seconds or until the …

Republicans Have To Take Rand Paul Seriously Whether They Like It Or Not

Is Rand Paul the future of the Republican Party?<p>"One of the greater phenomena since the election has been the emergence of Rand Paul as a serious national figure," former Republican Rep. Vin Weber said Thursday on an Aspen Ideas Festival stage. "I served with his father in Congress, liked him, and …

George Orwell's Biggest Fear Went Far Beyond Big Brother

When you look at Orwell's other novels, however, it becomes clear that his central fear went far beyond government spying. The British author, whose birthday was 110 years ago today, also wrote pessimistic novels about imperialism, capitalism, commercialism, and war.<p>All of his novels convey a fear …

How to make the most of running your business from home

When most people envisage business owners, they might assume someone running a successful enterprise will be a suited and booted executive sitting in …