Mark Smyth

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Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and New York Times-bestselling author David S. Rose is a strong fixture in the startup community.<p>He is the founder and CEO of Gust, a platform that links up founders with interested investors in more than 80 countries. To date, more than $1.8 billion has been …

Entrepreneurship

3 Easy-to-Make Sides to Complement Your Steak

The steak is the star of the dish. Nobody is disputing that. But in between bites and sips of red wine, a light green side dish can provide a nice …

How to Find Affordable Art: The Ultimate Online Source List

(Image credit: Jill Slater)<p>Buying art is easier than ever these days, as the online art scene flourishes and websites offer multiple ways to learn …

Art

How To: Hang Art in Groups (Like Kate Spade)

Full disclosure: I think Kate is soooooo much cooler than Andy Spade (and, yes, I'm a guy). Hilary (woman) may lose, but Kate (woman) has won. Her …

Kate Spade

The Right Way to Hang Art & Not Screw It Up

I have always loved art and thought that it was the most personal part of any home, but I never knew how to make it all look good on the wall. Then a …

Woodworking

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

Self-improvement

Easy Abstract Art—Step by Step

Hi, it's Mandi! Large, textural art can make such a statement in a space, but not all of us are able to purchase original art. So for those of us who …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Now You Can Take a Free Y Combinator Startup Course Online

Tech accelerator Y Combinator has given birth to so many of the country’s most successful startups—reddit, Dropbox, and Airbnb, to name a few—that …

20 Best Weekenders and Duffels to Buy Now

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated to reflect new selections for 2017.<p>When the occasion calls for light packing in something that’ll easily …

What Are You Waiting For? Inspiration & Tips for Making Large Engineering Prints

(Image credit: Smitten Studio)<p>You saw it. You loved it. You pinned it. You haven't done it yet. You lazy bones. What are you waiting for? More …

Christmas Trees

10 Online Sources for Original Artwork

Once you start setting up a new home, chances are good you'll discover lots of pesky empty wall space that needs filling. I love browsing galleries …

Art

11 Online Sources Perfect for The Art Lover on a Budget

I wish I had the kind of disposable income that allowed me to walk into my favorite galleries and buy the work that I love right off the walls, but …

Selling

9 Online Sources for Affordable Art Prints

After School by Hollie Chastain<p>Buying art can seem overwhelming and expensive but, thanks to the magical internet, it's now easier and more …

Art

The Ultimate Guide to Wall Art: 100+ Favorite Tips, Ideas & Resources for Your Blank Walls

(Image credit: Nicole Crowder)<p>Tired of staring at boring, empty walls in your home? Filling your home's walls with art is one of the basic building …

Wall Art