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The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …



<i>Faraway</i><p>Photo by B. Mendlowitz

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

NYC Goes to the Dogs: In Pictures

Classic Yacht Sailing William Fife Schooner "ADVENTURESS" Atlantic Ocean

Following Elvis: Never-Before-Seen Photos of the King at Work and Play

Please Mr. Postman, 1956<p>On the train from Richmond, Virginia to New York, Elvis reads a fan letter to DJ Fontana (his drummer), and shows him the …

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The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

You Can't Connect the Dots Looking Forward

<i>8/10/2013 : there is update at end of this blog.</i><p>Browsing through some links I had stored for later review, I stumbled on a Youtube link of a tribute …


FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation Chart

<b>Updated</b> : <b>01/29/15</b> for Breakthrough Therapy #60. <b>02/02/15</b> for Breakthrough Therapies #61 & #62. <b>02/06/15</b> for Breakthrough Therapy #63 (BMS’s September …

8 Ways to Be Smarter

Intelligence isn't simply a fixed quantity, a learning expert explained in a talk recently. How smart we are is powerfully affected by our situation, and that's something we can control.<p>Somewhere along the way in life you’ve probably taken an IQ test and were give some number as an answer. That …

National Forest Service cabin on Denny Creek, WA

National Forest Service cabin on <b>Denny Creek, WA</b>.<p>Submitted by Jesse Gallanar

Five Questions that Will Lead to Marketing Supremacy

Having a successful marketing program depends on asking the right questions and doing the research to come up with the right answers. This may not be …


View of Rockport Harbor from the Headlands

If You Want To Be Successful, Don't Spend Too Much Time Planning: A Case Study

We said last time a successful entrepreneur is the person who makes an idea happen, even if there are a lot of unexpected problems, and even if it’s not a very good idea in the first place.<p>And then we added that they don’t do it with one roll of the dice. The most successful entrepreneurs we know …

8 Ways to Be a Truly Memorable Boss

Employees don't leave jobs; they leave bad bosses--and even mediocre ones. Don't be that kind of boss.<p>I remember all of my bosses. Some were bad. Most were good.<p>But only one was truly <i>memorable--</i>in the best possible way.<p>Memorable bosses possess qualities that may not always show up on paper but do …

Uncas - No. 5

Classic Yacht "Sincerity" Sailing off St. Lucia