Jeremy LaSage

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How One South African Entrepreneur Hopes to Make Millions From Maggots

When Jason Drew plunges his hand into a seething mass of three-day old maggots, it is with the contentment of a farmer inspecting his thriving flock. …

7 Timeless Lessons From Bill Gates' Favorite Business Book

Gates says he asked Warren Buffett back in 1991 what his favorite business book was, and Buffett responded by sending his personal copy of "Business Adventures."<p>Gates fell in love with the storytelling. He writes:<p>Brooks's work is a great reminder that the rules for running a strong business and …

Bill Gates

Articles about smart tech makes modern home ultra energy efficient on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Homework

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

6 Auto Design Visionaries Who Could Make Apple’s Titan Car A Reality

Think Apple doesn’t have the know-how to design cars? Think again.<p>Steve Jobs always wanted to make an iCar, at least according to Apple board member Mickey Drexler. Now, years after Jobs’s death, Apple’s finally setting out to do it, reports the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. The newspaper claims that Apple …

You might have to work forever: The honest reality about Social Security and retirement

<b>Gary Cole and Ron Livingston in "Office Space" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Many of today’s workers won’t be able to retire at a traditional age and maintain standard of living. So now what?<p>Charles D. Ellis • Alicia H. Munnell • Andrew D. Eschtruth<p>January 3, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Falling …

Retirement

10 Inexpensive Ways to Recognize Your Top Performers

Bonuses not in the budget? There are other, less expensive ways to reward your key players.<p>Recognizing your top performers with big raises or bonuses may be out of the question in the early stages of your startup. But you still want to praise your A players and reward their hard work (without …

The Difference Between a Job and a Calling

Why you need to look beyond the rules and routines of your work and reconnect with what you're truly passionate about.<p>Michigan public safety officer Ben Hall's job is to serve on the force in Emmett Township. Like many jobs, his includes a clear set of rules, procedures, and regulations. But those …

The 4 Questions of Self-Appraisal for the CEO

Everyone hates performance reviews, but if you want your company to be a success, you'd better give yourself one.<p>One of the best things about being the boss is that no one tells you what to do. Scratch that: Your investors tell you what they expect, and you had better meet those expectations. Your …

How to Grow Your Business While Still Running It

Delegating authority is great for growth, but it's not always realistic for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Here's a viable alternative.<p>One of the most pernicious business myths is that all entrepreneurs have to do to grow their businesses is to delegate their day-to-day operations in favor of …

Small Business

A Master Class In Marketing Taught By Taylor Swift

I was performing my thrice-daily ritual of perusing iTunes when a piece of art caught my eye. It was a Polaroid photo of a girl that brought me right back to the 1980s. Coincidentally, it was the cover art for Taylor Swift’s new album, <i>1989</i>, which launches at the end of this month.<p>Now, I am no …

The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Is Worth The Trip To China Alone

From building your own hotel room to snoozin' in a teensy pod, we've come across our fair share of interesting hotels. While some of the hotel accommodations are pretty weird, this Beijing hotel -- called the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing -- is definitely in the running for "most beautiful …

Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three …

Physics

First time Los Angeles: discover the best of the City of Angels

People think they know Los Angeles, even, sometimes especially, if they’ve never been: a land of starstruck dreamers, Tinseltown magic, traffic-numbed freeways, silicone-inflated bimbos and jacked-up himbos.<p>But dig deeper and your first trip will be a lot more surprising – and rewarding. America’s …

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

Frogs In Boiling Water, And Other Leadership Challenges

A popular story in the change management community is of the frog in a pot of water. As the temperature slowly rises in one-degree increments, the frog fails to perceive the overall change. Then, before he realizes what’s happening, he’s sitting in boiling water.<p>The story’s metaphor is an apt …

7 Success Habits of Millionaires

It is always enlightening to observe the differences between a client who has a million-dollar net worth and a client who has a negative net worth.<p>Over the years as a wealth and business coach, I’ve had the opportunity to work with thousands of people at various business and financial levels. It is …

Self-improvement

This New Netflix Hack Lets You Get Even More Out Of Your Streaming

If you thought "Gilmore Girls" was the only thing awesome thing coming to Netflix this month, prepare to be left speechless.<p>Lifehacker has just unveiled a new add-on for Chrome that lets you to take your streaming to the next level. Flix Plus lets users customize their Netflix experience, providing …

How to Build a Winning Culture

Once a company moves beyond the start-up period, the founder's most important job is creating a corporate culture that can grow and change. Here's how.<p>Once a company gets off the ground floor, the entrepreneur's most important job is creating a corporate culture that can continue to win as the …

5 Amazing Australian Cities Everyone Needs To Visit

The largest island on earth, Australia is almost as big as the continental United States, offering itself as a backdrop for films like Finding Nemo, The Great Gatsby, The Matrix, and Mad Max.<p>Famed for their laid-back attitudes, Australians enjoy a modern culture with a unique blend of European, …

Australia

5 Essential Apps for Google Drive

A big fan of Google's cloud-based storage system? Maybe you're getting some free space from your school? An impressive number of Web apps plug right …

Seek Thermal Phone Camera

Add high-tech thermal imaging to your phone without the need for a bulky add-on case with the Seek Thermal Phone Camera. Made to plug directly into …

Hands-on with the Seek Thermal camera add-on accessory

Want to see in the dark? There's a cool accessory for your phone that is going to make that possible. Seek Thermal (thermal.com) is a portable camera …

Imaging

Why You’ll Fall In Love With The Green Architecture Trend

A few decades ago, the concept of sustainable architecture was reserved for a small niche market. No one outside of the most diehard nature-fanatics …

To the Ends of the Earth: Canon Knocks It Out of the Park with Inspirational New Ad

Canon Australia has released a new commercial, titled <i>To the Ends of the Earth</i>, and it’s just plain awesome. In it, Canon Master Krystle Wright is …

Amazing Time Slice Collages Represent Hours of Passing Time

Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore captures long periods of time through creative <i>Time Slice</i> photography. Across the course of minutes and hours, Marker-Moore uses a tripod and a lot of patience to document beautiful cityscapes, the gorgeous colors of a setting sun, or the rising …

Photography

ELANDRA BEACH HOUSES by Tony Owen Partners: http://www.archello.com/en/project/elandra-beach-houses-0

FlightPath 3D Is The First Interactive Flight Map You'll Actually Love

What if you took something like Google Earth, then ramped it up and installed it as an app you can use on planes — giving passengers a virtual view …

How to Get Started with Getting Things Done

Clear the Decks<p>GOAL: Record all your commitments to free up mental energy and start accomplishing things.<p>GTD is a totalizing system, so don't expect …