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Four Ways to Be More Effective in Meetings

Meetings!<p>Those endless blocks of time during the workday in which we are given tacit approval to zone out but that we cannot skip.<p>One study estimated that American companies hold 11 million meetings daily. Another said the unproductive ones cost the country about $37 billion yearly. This amusing …

Leadership

Interior design: a house with 6 amazing ideas to copy!

If you're thinking about commissioning an architect to design you your dream home, take a look at what we think is an inspiring home! Not the largest …

Interior Design

The John Maxwell Company

John Maxwell on Leadership<p>The Power of Sacrifice<p>Everything worthwhile is uphill. I’ve been saying this for a while now, but the more I think about …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

Spotlight: Ethical Style Advocate Nerida Lennon

<b>My name is</b> Nerida Lennon and I’m a former international fashion model turned ethical style advocate. I also work as a digital marketer with ethical lifestyle businesses to grow their communities online by creating and distributing authentic brand stories.<p><b>My love of</b> mindfulness, humanity and the …

Social Media

The Rise of Work-Doping

The drug modafinil was recently found to enhance cognition in healthy people. Should you take it to get a raise?<p>If you could take a pill that will make you better at your job, with few or no negative consequences, would you do it?<p>In a meta-analysis recently published in <i>European</i> …

Sneaker wars: How basketball shoes became a billion-dollar business

A huge new battlefield just opened up in the war for America’s feet.<p>German sportswear giant Adidas said this week it won’t renew its $400 million deal as official outfitter of the National Basketball Association when the 11-year contract expires in 2017. That leaves the mega-sponsorship open to …

It’s difficult to resist Airbnb

Being a tourist is such hard work. All those museums to visit. And major historical monuments to be photographed next to. And badly researched guff in the guide book to be taken in by. You just have to take one look at the crowds milling around Leicester Square in the part of London that few …

Home Ownership

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

40<p>‘It Might Get Loud’ (2008)<p>Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (<i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>) hangs out with three generations of innovative guitarists — Jimmy …

declineofwesterncivilization

America's Best New Restaurants 2014: The 50 Nominees Are Here!

Bon Appétit magazine's 50 nominees for America's best new restaurants 2014, selected by Andrew Knowlton.<p><b>In the past year, thousands of restaurants opened</b> in America—and after just as many air miles, <i>BA</i>'s <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> chose 50 as his favorites. (See the 2016 list here.) They range from oyster bars …

Bruce Lee

NBA schedule 2014-15: 10 games you can't miss

The 2014-15 NBA regular-season schedule was announced Wednesday.<p>Here are 10 games to mark on your calendar (all times Eastern):<p><b>Oct. 28: Mavericks at Spurs, 8 p.m., TNT</b><p>The defending champions get a proper start to the season. San Antonio will raise its banner, then play its biggest rival of the past …

Fixed Raises $1.2 Million For A Mobile App That Fights Your Parking Tickets For You

Fixed, the clever mobile application that helps you fight your parking tickets just by snapping a photo of the ticket with your mobile phone, has now closed on $1.2 million in seed funding. Investors in the round include Y Combinator, Merus Capital, Scott Banister, John Cobbs, Mark Randolph, Matt …