Michael Gerson

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How This Entrepreneur Turned a Passion Into a $2 Million Business After the Death of His Wife | Inc.com

Starting a business is challenging and risky at the same time but launching it while your spouse is dying is even worse.<p>Paul David spent over a decade working for a company that recruited top talent for businesses. He had first-hand knowledge on ways to recruit for the corporate world and always …

Entrepreneurship

25 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Everything

The spiritual leader of Tibet is widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, and is a powerful example to mankind on how to live a …

DIY Projects: How to Make a Pallet Workbench

We love seeing things people make out of repurposed pallet wood. We decided on a workbench as our first project, because it is perfect for DIY …

Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

There are horrific injustices all over the world, including and especially in the Muslim world, but those are ignored by an institution obsessed with …

Score This Top-Rated Smartwatch Before the Holidays

Now over 70% off.<p>This isn't your average smartwatch. Rated 4 out of 5 stars on over 700 Amazon reviews, the Martian Notifier Smartwatch blends technology and style into one sleek timepiece. From checking the weather to finding your misplaced phone, this watch's capabilities make it a welcome …

8 DIY Projects Out Of Plastic Bottles

As preppers we know that plastic bottles have a ton of uses beyond just holding soda. In today’s article we’ll take a look at 8 DIY survival projects …

A Proven Method for Building Full-Body Power (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

<b>The fitness world is in a constant state of flux.</b> It’s like a kid trying to balance a see-saw on his or her own, running from one end to the other. …

Wikimedia

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Claudio Ranieri

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Needed in a CRM Solution

Are you unhappy with your CRM? These may be what's missing from it!<p>When it comes to CRM technology, there's good news and there's bad news. The good news is that there are more CRM solutions on the market than ever before. The bad news is that there are more CRM solutions on the market than ever …

Project Management

4 Email Tools That Genuinely Save Me an Hour Per Day

Time is the most precious commodity we all have and can't afford to waste. Here's how to make better use of your time every day.<p>I'm sure you agree that time is the most precious commodity that none of us can afford to waste. In business, as in life, mastering time management is incredibly important.<p>…

Productivity

Fashion For Cyclists To Keep You Looking Stylish On Your Bike (With No Lycra In Sight)

Yes, you can avoid looking like you fell backwards through Sports Direct.<p>Cycling has never been a fashion friendly endeavour - it often leaves you …

Clothing

Aging Beef in Whiskey: Good Idea or the Best Idea?

What goes better with aged beef than whiskey? This week on The Meat Show, host and professional carnivore Nick Solares is joined by Consumed’s Kat Odell at the Beatrice Inn, a chophouse in New York’s West Village. The pair sample some uniquely aged steak from the restaurant’s chef and now owner, …

Food

Inside UPI: How India is bringing mobile banking to 1.3 billion people

India is embarking on an ambitious project that hopes to bring banking to every smartphone user in the country.<p>For decades, the country of more than …

Why you'll never be late again - if you drive a BMW

Ever had that sinking feeling that time and traffic were taking your next appointment fast out of reach? While some marketing bore drones through a Powerpoint presentation, your mind's eye is filled with an image of your children waiting outside a deserted school gate. We've all been there...<p>But …

DIY: How To Clear Your Sinuses in Seconds Using Nothing but Your Fingers

Having a stuff and congested nose can be quite discomforting and often leaves a person restless and in some cases disorientated. Allergies, the flu …

Sydney's top 50 cheap eats

of<p>Sydney's best 10 dishes for $10 or less<p>A good cheap eat doesn't just feed the stomach. It feeds the soul. We're talking about the honest …

This Underground Swiss Hydroelectric Plant Will Power 1 Million Homes With Gravity

It’s like a Bond villain’s lair, but for clean power.<p>Switzerland’s Linthal hydropower plant produces as much power as a nuclear plant, using nothing but the energy of gravity. It’s the world’s biggest pumped-storage facility, which means that it works as a kind of giant battery, using water to …

Fix Manufacturing creates compact wearable multi-tools for urban riders, skaters and snowboarders

On their Kickstarter campaign page, Fix Manufacturing states “No tool is worth anything if you don’t have it when you need it”, so they’ve come up …

5 Secret Weapons for Increasing Productivity

Whether it’s on Buzzfeed or NPR, chances are you probably waste more time browsing online every day than you’d like to admit. While we were building …

10 Things to Watch on Netflix if You Love True Crime

Something to fill your Making a Murderer void.<p>Because honestly, who <i>doesn't</i> love true crime?<p>1. <i>Cropsey</i><p>What starts as an investigation into an urban legend about a boogeyman turns into a stunning investigation of Andre Rand, a Staten Island man convicted of kidnapping children. The shaky camera (à la</i> …

17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

Self-improvement

Your Next Project Should Be This DIY 3D Router

CNC routers are great but can be time consuming and overkill when you simply need to make a few simple cuts. This 3D router keeps your project moving forward and there's no software to fiddle with.<p>CNC routers are amazing machines that can make intricate and precise cuts at the touch of a button. …

Germany's BMW warns its British Rolls-Royce staff of risk from EU exit - BBC | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Germany’s BMW (BMWG.DE) has written to the British employees who make its luxury Rolls-Royce car to warn about the risks the firm would face if Britain votes to leave the European Union at the upcoming referendum, the BBC said on Thursday.<p>In a letter obtained by the corporation, …

United Kingdom

A Quick-Fix Guide

25 solutions to vexing problems<p><b>EVERY TIME YOU FIX A PUNCTURE, THE NEW TUBE GOES FLAT</b><br>If the holes in the tube are on the bottom, the rim strip may be out of position, allowing the tube to get cut by the spokes. If they're on the top, there may be some small sharp object stuck in the tire. Find it by …

Fish

Are You Sure You Want to Be a Manager?

Renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer likes to tell newly promoted supervisors that they have just been given the “gift of fire.” As a boss they now have a new and potent power, but Meyer wants to ensure they understand the appropriate — and inappropriate — uses of this gift. Fire, Meyer explains, can …

Leadership

The Makerarm 3D prints, laser engraves, and even assembles your electronics

3D printers have become one of the most intriguing technologies to come down in price for consumers in recent years. We have already seen a flood of them on Kickstarter and price drops at Amazon. In hopes of standing out from the pack, a new product is utilizing a multifaceted robotic arm that can …

The 27 hottest Israeli startups of 2015

2015 has been a record-breaker for VC funding. The valuations of young companies are skyrocketing and private-equity bankers have arrived in droves, as have Chinese investors.<p>It all adds up to a very healthy tech community, overflowing with innovation.<p>We recently visited Israel and met with many, …

Startups

Walmart Simple Text Could Be Walmart’s Version Of Magic

One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one of these things. At the Disrupt Hackathon, we’re learning quite a bit. An early trend is SMS. Surprise!<p>There’s Magic, …

Apps