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Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

Market Capitalization

10 Surprising (or Surprisingly Common) Estate Planning Mistakes

When it comes to wills, as a financial planner, I’ve seen a lot of sad, unfortunate or just plain weird things happen over the years. Poor estate …

HBR Embraces Agile At Scale: Rethinking How We Live And Work

In 2010, when I began writing about Agile, I said that it represented a breakthrough in management thinking. It solved a long-standing management conundrum: how to get continuous innovation with disciplined execution. My writing met with two different kinds of reactions. In the software world, …

Project Management

Watch Out -- Here's Why Tax Reform Could Give You a Nasty Shock Next April

Find out the unintended consequence of the measure.<p>With the passage of the tax reform measures late last year, many taxpayers are looking forward to …

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

The 3 Stage Housing Bubble Collapse

Most Americans don’t know, but the housing market is heading toward another epic bubble. However, the bubble forming today is much different than the …

10 High-Paying Work-From-Home Jobs for Those Who Want to Ditch the Office

If your idea of a dream job is one that lets you stay in your pajamas all day, where you can pick up your kids from school, and even throw a load of …

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

Update Estate Plans in Light of New Tax Law

Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.<p>The new tax law has led some …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Trump businesses making millions from political and taxpayer spending – report

Report finds Trump’s businesses have raked in $15.1m from political groups and federal agencies in ‘pattern of personal self-enrichment’<p>Donald Trump’s US businesses have raked in $15.1m in revenue from political groups and federal agencies since he began his run for the presidency, according to a …

Donald Trump

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018

Brands are turning to social media platforms to reach target audiences through paid and organic means. Here is a list of 10 tools that social media marketers should leverage for maximum results.<p>Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the …

Social Media

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

Entrepreneurship

Digital residency pays off big for Estonia

Estonia is expected to get a 100-to-one-euro return on investment for its e-Residency program, which lets anybody start a business from afar. It is …

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Want to Start a Side Hustle? 9 Great Podcasts to Help You Launch Your Own Business

Over 40 million Americans have a side hustle. Shouldn't you?<p>Looking for podcasts to help you finally start a business? Looking for a podcast that will help you finally start your own side hustle?<p>Look no farther.<p>The following list comes from Preston Lee, the founder of Millo.co, a resource hub …

Entrepreneurship

Here's A Healthier Alternative To Pizza

Because who doesn't want to eat pizza for every meal?<p>Servings: 5-6<p>1 large globe eggplant<p>Salt<p>Olive oil<p>Pizza Sauce<p>1 jar marinara sauce<p>½ cup parmesan cheese<p>¼ cup fresh basil<p>1 tablespoon garlic powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>½ teaspoon red pepper flake<p>2 cups mozzarella cheese<p>1 cup cheddar …

All of the Outrageous Details from Viacom's CEO $72 Million Pay Out

Today I get to do one of my favorite things (really) which is reading a long, complicated SEC filing on CEO pay. And this one, filed yesterday, is a …

Craft Distillers Tap Pure Sugar Cane For A Southern Rum Renaissance

Ah, rum, with its legendary pirates bellowing for grog, tiki umbrellas peeking up from neon-colored cocktails, tequila-spiked punch at college parties. Rum, universally imbibed and yet often scorned. Most rum is "the distilled essence of industrial waste," in the words of Wayne Curtis, author of <i>And</i> …

The Be-All-End-All Tomato Sandwich—& 4 Ways We Couldn't Leave it Alone

When we offered a defense of simple recipes (some might call them "recipes") a couple weeks back, we didn't take into account one particularity of those recipes in question: By many accounts, overloaded tomato sandwiches are not tomato sandwiches at all.<p>Turns out, there's just as much—if not …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Recipes

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Recipes

25 Risotto Recipes That Are Better Than Pasta

If pasta had a sister, her name would be risotto. Many people think risotto is in fact tiny pasta, but it's not. It's a dish made of arborio rice, which is an Italian short-grain rice that absorbs liquid wonderfully. Traditionally made by gradually adding heated stock to the rice, risotto is a …

Germany’s Midsize Manufacturers Outperform Its Industrial Giants

Stop for a minute and think of some of the most successful German companies. BMW and Siemens and Bayer might come to mind. But if you really want to learn from the best of German business, you’d be smart to turn your attention to companies named Rimowa, Jungbunzlauer, and Strama-MPS. They belong to …

Family Business

Phelps' swimcap mishap underlines Games sponsorship war | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - For one split second, Michael Phelps’ dream of a 21st gold medal turned into a nightmare for his swimwear maker, Aqua Sphere.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Olympics Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Michael Phelps …

Swimming

Billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster dies at 64

LONDON (AP) — Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster, spent his adult life dutifully stewarding vast wealth that he'd rather not have …

How I Became a Lady of the Scottish Highlands—and You Can, Too

Purchase a tiny piece of land from Highland Titles and you’ll be able to call yourself a Lord or Lady of Glencoe.<p>Money can’t buy me love, sang Sir Paul McCartney. But it can buy other things—like a Scottish title for those of us who don’t write “Sir” before our names. I discovered this when my …

Scotland