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The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re bootstrapping it or looking for outside funding.<p>The best sorts …

Brisk walking: is it better than vigorous exercise for losing weight?

Less may be more when it comes to keeping slim.<p>A new study by the London School of Economics found that people are "more likely to have a lower …

London School of Economics

6 Uncommon Personality Traits of Highly Successful People

What you do ultimately makes you successful...but how you perform starts with what you think and believe.<p>On the surface, the most successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few key ways they are very different--and so is the way they …

Entrepreneurship

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Eco-Friendly "Bright N' Green" Condos Coming Soon to Brighton Beach, Brooklyn

Sustainable homes have been popping up in many Brooklyn nabes and now a new eco-condo complex called Bright N’ Green is putting Brighton Beach on the …

Indoor & Underground Urban Farms Growing in Size and Number

<b></b><i>Mirai urban plant factory. Via Mirai.</i><b>What claims to be the world’s largest indoor vertical farm will soon begin production in Newark, New Jersey.</b> …

Sustainable House Makes Food, Not Waste

A sustainable house in Sweden produces food instead of waste. Built from a re-purposed Swedish barn, it grows its own fruits and vegetables for …

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient prefab in rural Australia.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the …

Story of an off-grid home: Intention + Design + Action = The future

<i>An intention to stop contributing to unsustainable and polluting energy sources, combined with a desire to connect directly with nature, led Kerry</i> …

GREEN HOMES:What Is a Net-Zero Home? Plus, How to Get One!?

<b>Do you know what a net-zero or net-positive home is?</b><p>A <b>zero-energy building</b>, also known as a <b>zero net energy</b> (ZNE) building, <b>net-zero energy building</b> , …

The 15 Greenest Cities in America

October is National Energy Awareness Month, a national effort created in 1991 by President George H.W. Bush to highlight the importance of central …

Sustainability

CREE Brings Wood and Concrete Hybrid Construction To North America

We have a lot of wood in North America that has to be chopped down now, thanks to the mountain pine beetle that is killing huge swathes of North …

Articles about 7 solar sensitive eco friendly homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model …

Meet The (Other) Musk Brother, Who Wants To Change The World Of Food

While Elon Musk tries to solve the world’s transportation and energy problems, his brother Kimbal is working to transform what we eat.<p>Kimbal Musk was 25 when he and his brother Elon (perhaps you’ve heard of him?) sold their first tech company, called Zip2, for around $300 million. Elon poured some …

Fascinating Photos Document Gender Equality in Indigenous Cultures around the World

Searching for an alternative to the patriarchal societies often found in Western countries, French photographer Pierre de Vallombreuse journeyed to Southeast Asia to document the fascinating lives of indigenous people in cultures that place equal or even more value on women. Taking a humanistic …

The Best Coffee Maker For Your Home Caffeine Fix

No matter what you call it, coffee has a special (and often required) place in the morning routine of many. You can have the best coffee beans in the …

Coffee

39 Inspirational Quotes By Malcolm Gladwell That We Should Revise Every Day

Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian best-selling author, speaker and journalist. He has been a staff writer at <i>The New Yorker</i> since 1996. Before that, he …

This Should Be Every Entrepreneurs Top Priority When Starting a Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 Ways to Make Amazon Pay YOU!

Let's face it, Amazon is brilliant at making it incredibly easy for you to make a purchase. This is especially true with their one-click purchasing …

What The Oil And Gas Industry Is Not Telling Investors

Oil prices crashed because of too much supply, but will rebound as production shrinks and demand rises. <b>But what if long-term demand for oil ends up</b> …

Could the Future of Farming Come from Thinking Inside the Box?

Recently, the first of many Farm from a Box to launch globally, landed in Sonoma county. Nestled among the vineyards of Shone Farm, "Adam" - a fully functioning farm emerged from a modified shipping container - was soft launched surrounded by a small group of supporters, advisors and several …

7 Ways to Save Money on Organic Food

Many people who want to eat organic food think they can't afford it. They know that organic food costs more than standard grocery store fare, so they assume that an organic diet is out of their price range. That's what I used to think, but a recent experiment showed me that my family can eat a lot …

The 40 most exciting innovations of the year

1/<p>Ikea makes a much better shelter.<p>IKEA Foundation<p>Ikea brought its ethos of simple, well-designed products into a new genre: refugee shelters that …

3 Hot Tips That Can Help Men Be Healthier

November is here again, and it is time to shift gears to "Movember." For those of you that are not aware, "Movember" is the clever portmanteau of "moustache" and "November," fashioned from the idea of growing a moustache beginning Nov. 1 to help bring awareness to men's health issues, including …

Confessions of a Carnivore

When our son was a boy he was tormented by headaches. Tests showed he was allergic to the seven-story cypress tree growing outside his bedroom window. "Cut that tree down," said the pediatrician.<p>My husband and I were taken aback. No way were we going to cut down that cypress tree. It was …

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …