Michelle Good

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'Amazon without Amazon': one-hour book delivery service launched

NearSt, a new platform to order titles from local bookshops – and get them to customers within an hour – begins in London<p>At Ink@84, an independent bookshop in Highbury, north London, an order pinged in on Thursday morning for Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs and Steel. The Pulitzer prize-winning …

Dick Van Dyke and Carl Reiner on pushing 100, charming the FBI and falling in love again

The Hollywood legends may be in their 90s, but they’re all fired up. Carl trolls Trump, Dick still dances on rooftops – and they both want a gay president<p>A statue of a cartoon dog greets me as I enter Carl Reiner’s home in Beverly Hills. It was one of the last things Estelle – the late wife of the …

Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

The 10 Best Porn Sites Perfect For Any Horny Woman

By Amanda Chatel,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1pnLVgN<p><b>Breaking news, you guys: Women watch porn!</b><p>Not only that, but a lot of women love porn and …

How to Figure Out If Your Big Idea Is a Viable Business

Before you sink any money into a new enterprise, take your idea for a test drive.<p><i>This story is part one of a five-part series on the best way to</i> …

Small Business

12 Basic Life Skills Every Kid Should Know by High School

Ease up on the overparenting and teach your kids these basic skills so they'll be prepared for life outside the nest<p>Shutterstock<p>As parents, we love …

Parenting

Massage Balls Are the New Foam Rollers: Reasons to Consider the Latest Muscle-Releasing Therapy

Maya Ray and I are both gyrating our right hip bones over the clementine-size rubber balls that we’ve wedged between our sweatpants and the wall of her Brooklyn studio. My movements are slow and silent; such is my determination not to let the prop fall to the hardwood floor. Suddenly, a pinch gives …

Yoga

Chilliwack community up in arms over hazardous-waste plant

When the City of Chilliwack published a notice of a public hearing into a rezoning proposal on Cannor Road, it failed to mention some key things.<p>Instead of stating the site was going to be used for the treatment of hazardous waste, the city said it was going "to facilitate the construction of a …

Why Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Wants You to Be Evil

Do you need a social mission? Hell, no. Profit is the mission.<p>Over the past decade, the ranks of entrepreneurs who see beyond the bottom line have been growing. Method, Toms, Warby Parker, and Whole Foods Market have planted the flag of social responsibility, or conscious capitalism, and defended …

Entrepreneurship

Use Mindfulness to Create Better Habits (Guided Meditation Included)

Ever intend to have just a few bites of ice cream, then been startled to hear your spoon scraping the bottom of the pint?<p>Ever check your smartphone multiple times, despite knowing it's out of battery?<p>Ever finished work, gotten in your car and arrived home thinking, "how did I get here without …

Consumers have a new mentality that is helping Coca-Cola and Pepsi pull off the 'marketing trick of the century'

A majority of Americans are "actively trying to be healthier."<p>That means that companies are profiting from selling products branded as healthy — even …

Secrets of Loving Cunnilingus

The myth is that men don’t enjoy providing women with oral sex. Actually, many (most?) love it. For many men, this special gift feels deeply intimate …

16 New Ways to Touch Her Vagina

Try these tricks and she’ll never be bored in bed again<p>Ever get a case of bedroom déjà vu? Once you discover a few no-fail tricks for touching her vagina and bringing her to orgasm, it’s hard not to fall into a sexual routine.<p>“If something works, you want to keep doing it,” says Marianne Brandon, …

The Science of Developing Mental Toughness in Your Health, Work, and Life

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? Or a good leader? Or a good parent? Why do some people accomplish their goals while others …

Self-improvement

How Marketing Has Changed and Why It Matters

Ten years ago, people went to one or two websites when looking for a product, and made a decision based on that information. Today, however, the information available about products is almost endless.<p>Ten years ago, people went to one or two websites when looking for a product, and made a decision …

Marketing

7 strategies Coca-Cola used to become one of the world's most recognizable brands

Now people in more than 200 countries drink 1.9 billion servings every day, according to The Coca-Cola Company.<p>Having a product people enjoy is far from the only thing needed to become one of the world's most valuable companies. Coca-Cola used seven key design and marketing strategies, which made …

5 Habits Of Creative Working Parents

We spoke to creative professionals with young kids at home about how they find a balance between parenting and art.<p>It’s the age-old question of “having it all”: How do you straddle the responsibility of raising kids while making a living in a world that asks everything of us?<p>It’s challenging enough …

Creativity

Is Tesla About To Unleash A Black Swan On The Energy Industry?

Clients often ask me about what might be a “black swan” (an event that comes as a surprise to conventional wisdom, has a significant impact and is often rationalized after the fact) for the oil industry. Lately I’ve been thinking how a dramatic breakthrough in battery technology could be such an …

electricvehicles

The 1 Question You Must Answer if You Want to Succeed

Ask the right question that will lead you to success. You'll be surprised how many entrepreneurs get this wrong.<p>Many entrepreneurs start a business asking the wrong questions:<p>"How will I create this product efficiently?"<p>"How can I sell as many of this product as possible?"<p>"How can I make profit …

Business Strategy

A Yoga Sequence to Target Sources of Back Pain

While yoga can often be a quick fix, these postures will help to methodically alleviate the root cause of back pain.The post A Yoga Sequence to …

7 Useful Love Lessons From The Office

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'Narconomics': How The Drug Cartels Operate Like Wal-Mart And McDonald's

When Tom Wainwright became the Mexico correspondent for <i>The Economist</i> in 2010, he found himself covering the country's biggest businesses, including the tequila trade, the oil industry and the commerce of illegal drugs.<p>"I found that one week I'd be writing about the car business, and the next week …

Mexico

Samsung-backed smart shoes will be your personal trainer

If you're still wearing plain old sneakers, Samsung wants to put a stop to that. The company is about to launch a new brand of smart athletic shoes called IoFIT from its in-house startup, Salted Venture. The shoe comes with numerous pressure sensors that measure your posture, balance and weight …

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

It might sound hard, but it's definitely possible--especially if you take the right steps.<p>Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Employment

The Hidden 'Curse' That Undermines Customer Service And The Customer Experience

When you get lost way out in the boondocks, the worst person to ask for directions is someone who knows the area really well. You’ll get something along the lines of those old “Bert and I” routines: “Turn left where the old barn used to be, make a right where Ol’ Sanders was thinking of building a …

Customer Experience

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How to Get Your Customers to Do Your Brand Marketing for You

Hoping for virality isn't a viable approach to your marketing strategy.<p><i>Cory von Wallenstein is the CEO of</i> <i>Adored</i><i>, a loyalty experience platform that is strengthening the relationships users have with the businesses they visit and brands they love.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are obsessed with the chase: They love …

Marketing

The 10 Most Powerful Things You Can Say to Your Kids

Effective conversation helps parents create lasting, meaningful relationships with their kids. These 10 powerful statements can get you started on …

Pew Research Center