Marc A Lapointe

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A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

Grilling season is here, and with it inevitably comes the curse of dry chicken. If you've never been handed a dried-out chicken breast at a …

Cooking

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

The Obamas Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix, and Every Entrepreneur Should Learn This 1 Lesson From It

The people, brands, and companies that are embracing their role as a media company are increasing their platforms and winning new audiences<p>Today Netflix announced a multi-year agreement with former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. In a statement on Twitter, Netflix said the …

Michelle Obama

Do You Know How to Make Asparagus Like a Pro? Start With These 4 Recipes

Asparagus is one of those versatile vegetables that manages to either highlight most ingredients or confidently stand on its own. Its soft crunch …

Cooking

Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

Investing

5 Simple Ways Elon Musk Accomplishes The Impossible

Elon Musk is one of the most productive and successful business people of the twenty-first century.<p>Born in South Africa, he’s the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink and The Boring Co. What’s more, Musk helped build or co-found companies like PayPal, SolarCity and Hyperloop.<p>So how does Musk accomplish …

Elon Musk

Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

Finance

Amazon's HQ2 Finalists Offer Tips To Improve Presentation Skills

According to a recent <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article, some the 20 cities on Amazon’s shortlist of potential sites for its second headquarters are seeing an unintended benefit from the presentations they created to pitch themselves to Amazon. The pitches are so impressive, they’re attracting businesses …

Jeff Bezos

How to Meal Prep for the Week in Less Than an Hour

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

Healthy Eating

10 Things You Should Know About Aurora Cannabis' Third-Quarter Report

Pot stock Aurora is firing on all cylinders, but that doesn't mean shareholders will benefit.<p>Over the last two-plus years, marijuana stocks have been …

Cannabis

Cyber consultants earn $150,000 a year working from home—here are 7 other high-paying remote jobs

With major companies like IBM, Aetna and Yahoo calling their remote workers back in the office, the idea of finding a well-paying, stay-at-home job …

Employment

5 Best Companies to Work for in Costa Rica 2018

Several companies in Costa Rica appear in the <i>“Great Place to Work in Central America 2018</i>”ranking. This is a ranking created by the Great Place to …

Costa Rica

The Definitive Guide: How to Value a Stock

Investors need to have several tools in their toolbox when it comes to properly valuing stocks.<p>Investors who want to sport market-beating returns …

Investing

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

20 of the Most Beautiful Castles in France

Think of France and it’s likely that sooner or later, in among thoughts of the Eiffel Tower, endless vineyards, and deliciously crunchy baguettes; a …

France

3 Dividend Stocks for In-the-Know Investors

Uniti Group, AbbVie Inc, and American Tower are three strong dividend plays that could help you generate wealth for years to come.<p>Finding dividend …

Investing

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Exercise

Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

B2B

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

Costa Rica

Why Tonal Dressing Is The Easiest Way To Look Stylish

Tonal dressing is the easiest way to look stylish in a hurry. But there are rules to getting it right. We break down the hues, fabrics and outfits …

Men's Fashion

This Cool Cucumber and Avocado Salad Is Perfect for Summer

When I was growing up in Minnesota, I had cucumbers every single day for lunch. While I didn't always eat the sandwiches my mom made me (sorry, mom), …

Healthy Eating

Take Advantage of Spring Produce With These 15 Avocado Salad Recipes

Valid excuse to buy every avocado in sight.<p>April 26, 2018<p>I'm no meteorologist, but I can confidently say that spring is officially here. Shorts and …

Healthy Eating

These Superfoods Will Elevate Your Running To The Next Level

One of the best things about running is that it typically goes hand in hand with an overall healthier lifestyle. You don’t want heavy foods in your stomach before running three miles; and you’re more likely to make better decisions after you’re done, because you feel so great. As you get healthier, …

Superfoods

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

Cooking

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Five under-the-radar Middle Eastern cities you should visit now | Travel Feature

<b>1. Amman, Jordan</b><p>Thanks in part to last year’s opening of the Jordan Trail, a spectacular 650km-long hiking trail that spans the country from …

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.<p>Getting in the best shape of my life at the ripe old age of 41 was an eye-opening experience. Beyond feeling and looking better, I became acquainted with how the human body functions, how …

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …