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How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Research

Faber Connect is changing how construction workers are hired

Vancouver is continuously spending record numbers on construction. According to stats from the BC government, $2,102,143 was spent on building …

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Employment

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

Cannabis

'Million Dollar Listing' Real Estate Guru Explains the Secret Psychology Behind a Successful Sales Pitch | Inc.com

If you've seen Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing</i>, you've probably heard of Fredrik Eklund. For the past 11 years, Eklund has been the most successful residential real estate agent in New York, selling more than $2 billion worth. How did he become such a successful salesman?<p>In Eklund's 2015 <i>New York …

Real Estate

Young Steve Jobs on how to hire, manage, and lead people - MUST WATCH

Steve Jobs

Hard Work? It's Not All It's Cracked up to Be. It May Even Be Irrelevant. Here's Why.

Ever hear of how Neflix let go of many of its hardest-working employees in favor of those who most greatly impacted the company's bottom line?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a young age, we're raised to believe that we can accomplish pretty much anything so long as …

Employment

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

Leadership

The Best Leaders Know These 4 Habits Lead to Growth and Learning New Things | Inc.com

When our company was in its early days, open communication was easy. All anyone had to do was shout to someone a few desks down or look for them at the weekly ping-pong game. Now that we have hundreds of employees, things are different. Communication takes a bit more effort, and staying connected …

Leadership

Show This Insanely Viral Video To Anyone Who Doesn’t Understand What ‘Privilege’ Means

This teacher’s tactic makes effects of privilege clear<p>In 2017, the concept of privilege is a hot button issue. Yet despite how frequently the term is …

Best Steak Recipes

These delicious recipes include grilled skirt steak with salsa verde and classic steak au poivre.

Cooking

Why Babies Born in September Are More Successful, According to Science

According to a new study, your birth month can impact much more than your astrological sign. In fact, it correlates with the overall success of …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

5 private islands you can rent in BC for a crazy weekend

Hanging out in a hotel room can be nice.<p>Renting a cabin with all your friends is even better.<p>But nothing quite trumps having an entire island at your …

Rakim - The God MC Mixtape (2017)

The question who is the Greatest Of All Time emcee is impossible to answer, and grounds for endless discussions without one definitive correct …

Rap & Hip-Hop

11 Lessons I’ve Learned From Dr. Dre on Hustling

Dr. Dre — the pioneer of ‘gangsta rap’, and currently worth close to $700 million dollars, after his sale of ‘Beats’ to Apple, certainly knows a …

15 Lessons Jay-Z Has Taught Me About Hustling

To me, Jay-Z is the epitome of the American dream: started off in the projects, and now is a self-made (almost) billionaire.<p>He is deeper than he seems<p>…

Cranked Naturals Sports Nutrition

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20 of the Greatest Hip-Hop Beats - XXL

What's the formula for a hit record? Sure, lyrics provide the substance (there's no doubt about that), but it's impossible to deny the power of the …

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