John Kinnamon

21 Flips | 5 Magazines | 10 Likes | 1 Follower | @JohnKinnamon | Keep up with John Kinnamon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John Kinnamon”

Why this stock picker switched to index investing

<b>Michael Wiener</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Cryptographer, working for a technology firm<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Four exchange-traded funds (ETFs): Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index (VCN), Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI), Vanguard Small-Cap Value (VBR) and Vanguard Total International Stock Market (VXUS)<p><b>The investor</b><p>Michael …

What's For Dinner? 8 Easy Meals You'll Make Again and Again

Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>This is one of my favorite ways to prepare salmon: the cedar plank and herbs impart a …

6 golden rules to learn anything in record time

The speed at which we learn anything can determine the quality of our lives.<p>Imagine if you could pick up that skill you’ve always wanted to learn, in a matter of months versus years. How would that affect your life?<p>Countless learning experts and researchers have shown us that it is possible to …

IoT Basics: Defining "Analytics Of Things"

As someone who is in the business of consulting manufacturing companies, over the past 10 years I’ve noticed an increasing number of clients who are placing a greater reliance on operations data to drive their business on analytics. While their primary business is making products—which are becoming …

Big Data

How to Write a Killer Sales Email | Inc.com

Most sales emails have a response rate of around 1 percent. In other words, if you send out an email to 100 potential customers, only one will get back to you. Let me explain how to write sales emails that get much higher response rates.<p><i>Note:</i> to hone your emailing skills, sign up for my free weekly …

Demonstration

How to Create Presentations That Don't Suck

Check out some common presentation pitfalls to avoid and tips on making presentations that can instead inspire and inform.

Five Reasons Why Big Data Isn't Enough

Here are 5 reasons why Big Data no longer can stand alone, and why the future is likely to always include Small Data:<p>Big Data analyzes the past – and …

Hours makes time tracking something everyone should do

Time is our most valuable resource and it is constantly slipping away from us. Similarly, the most valuable corporate resource is their employee’s …

Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need | Inc.com

In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George Bailey--and you might even remember the book inscription at the very end that …

Happiness

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide to Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …

Self-improvement

13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

We’ve all been there. A seemingly endless number of lessons, textbook readings, homework assignments, essays, research papers, and those dreaded …

Computer Science

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

Project Management

Big Data Analysis Learning Resources: 50 Courses, Blogs, Tutorials, and More for Mastering Big Data Analytics

One thing has become abundantly clear about Big Data: it is not just a buzz word. In fact, Big Data has become the driving force behind nearly every …

Big Data

How to Reprogram Your Subconscious for Success

Our subconscious minds run the mental "programs" that govern our beliefs. In her new book, Ariana Ayu shares why and how vision boards can help reprogram your subconscious mind.<p><i>In her new book,</i> <i>The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success</i><i>, Ariana Ayu teaches entrepreneurs and other</i> …

8 Smart Ways to Boost Your Home Value

A modern kitchen and open floor plan can turn your family home into a hot property.<p>When Alec and Jennifer Harmes spent $264,900 for their first home …

The Easy Way to Make Your Retirement Savings Last

You can make your nest egg last for decades with as few as two index funds<p>It’s one of the most daunting financial challenges you’ll ever face: …

10 Habits for a Long-Lasting Relationship

How to Become a Powerful 'Manifestor' -- 10 Keys to Make 2016 Your Best Year

"You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings." -- Elizabeth Gilbert<p>Becoming a powerful manifestor is like everything else in life: It takes consistent work, belief, and practice. We all have the capacity to create the deepest desires of our heart, but it begins …

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation