Jesse Cubbison

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Chain gyms are sweating in the rise of boutique fitness studios

"Do you need ear plugs?" A girl at the front desk of SoulCycle in New York's SoHo neighborhood asked before pulling open the heavy door into the dark …

Commodities exchange to start trading in coffee, beans

East African Exchange (EAX), Kigali-based commodities exchange, will start trading in coffee and beans in coming weeks, Alfa Kadri, the EAX chief …

Farming

Coffee divides the nation. Where does Chicago stand?

Coffee, the straightforward combination of ground coffee beans and piping hot water, increasingly can be a complicated thing. Niche coffee shops today — the sort that have spread through extra cool parts of San Francisco and Brooklyn — have popularized unusual approaches to the craft, from the …

A Fast Fat-Loss Workout

When done back-to-back for multiple rounds of heart-pumping intervals, the exercises will cut fat and chisel muscle. They’ll burn calories during your workout, and then let loose a wave of fat-burning hormones that stoke your metabolism for the 23.5 hours after you’re done.<p>And you don’t need any …

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …

Happiness

What I Learned About Happiness After I Got Rid of Half My Wardrobe

Can decluttering your home really change your life? That's the promise behind the international best-seller "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" …

Arise Coffee Roasters claims a corner in Tokyo's caffeine epicenter

The much-ballyhooed <b>Tokyo</b> debut of Oakland’s Blue Bottle Coffee Co. in February galvanized Kiyosumi-shirakawa’s reputation as the city’s coffee …

Marijuana Growers Inspire Lighting Company Innovation

Each time a new state legalizes marijuana, entrepreneurs jump in to fill niches that can play a part in cannabis growth or sales there. With new greenhouses and growing spaces come purchases of new grow-lights, an essential tool for a robust cannabis crop, and start-up lighting companies are …

Cannabis

6 Key Areas To Outsource When Starting A Business

A 2014 Brookings Institution report concluded that business dynamism (the number of new U.S. businesses formed versus the number closed) has slowed dramatically over the last few decades, despite the record amount of money held by venture capital and banks for investments and loans to emerging …

Small Business

Direct Corporate Investment In Renewables Is The Wave Of The Future

On Wednesday, the American Wind Energy Association put out a press release noting that as costs of wind have fallen – by more than 50% in the past half decade – the number of counterparties making direct investments has increased. Some of this is about being green. But companies can simply buy …

Renewable Energy

How Successful People Spend Their Weekends

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work—at …

Time Management

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

Ventoux & Hart: A Coffee Roaster And Cafe Shack Up Together In Seattle

Two long-time professionals with their own distinct visions for coffee are helping each other realize those visions in a small, bustling coffee bar …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness