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How to make three of the most beautiful healthy breakfasts on Instagram

A casual scroll through Aussie plant-based blogger Taline Gabrielian‘s Instagram (AKA Hippie Lane) features smoothie bowls topped with star-shaped …

A Decade Of Work Has Decoded This Ancient Greek Astronomy 'Computer'

The Antikythera Mechanism is like something out of an <i>Indiana Jones</i> film. This 2,000-year-old “computer” was used by the ancient Greeks to map …

6 Insane Ways Companies Screw Over Their Employees

Traditionally, when a company finds a bad apple in the employee bushel, that apple will return from a long lunch to find all of its shit in a …

Employment

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Big Data Continues To Grow Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason. According to a recent report from …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

‘Pornburger’, a Book for the Shamelessly Health-Unconscious

Yes, it’s as uncompromising as it sounds. The cookbook <i>Pornburger</i>, by chef, food stylist and self-professed “burger pervert” Mathew Ramsey, creator of …

Former GE CEO Jack Welch says leaders have 5 basic traits — and only 2 can be taught

For some people, the question of whether leaders are born or made is truly intellectual — fodder for a good classroom or dinner party debate.<p>But for people in front-line positions to hire, promote, and fire, the question, "Who has the right stuff to lead?" definitely has more urgency.<p>Getting the …

Stress-Free Email: How to Keep Your Inbox Empty

"We hate email," says productivity expert and former principal Frank Buck, "because every time we check it, someone is adding to our already-crowded …

5 Marketing Hacks Small Businesses Tell Me Have Changed Their Lives

I work with a ton of small businesses, and I love it. I love seeing different business models, helping entrepreneurs with limited resources and experience, and getting unique perspectives that you just can’t find in bigger, often more “cookie-cutter” business establishments. One-on-one, we can …

A study of the top 100 billionaires in recent history found they have 6 unlikely characteristics in common

What do the wealthiest people on this planet have in common? A great business sense? Luck? A strong work ethic? The likely answer is a combination of all of these and much more. However, when we look at the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and investors, we tend to limit ourselves to …

Passenger mistakes math equations for 'terrorist code,' gets economics professor escorted off flight

An Ivy League economist was pulled off an American Airlines regional jet from Philadelphia to Syracuse after a fellow passenger incorrectly …

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The Next Level: These Podcasts Will Supercharge Your Powers Of Productivity

The Next Level <i>is a new bi-weekly column that will rate, evaluate, and comment on the content that can help you improve your quality of life. Books, apps, podcasts,</i> <i>websites — we’ll detail the tools that will hep you achieve your goals — whether they pertain to time-management, fitness, productivity,</i> …

Donald Trump And The Contemporary Leadership Deficit

Nik Gowing and Chris Langdon have written an excellent challenging report entitled: <i>Thinking the Unthinkable: A New Imperative for Leadership in the Digital Age</i>. One of the key lessons is that in this extremely confusing and unprecedented transformative era in which we are living, most leaders the …

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A butcher's 6 secrets for saving money on meat

When I think about thrift and meat — specifically in the U.S., but increasingly in areas like Europe — the first thing that comes to mind is the devotion folks have to tenderness. This tends to be the Holy Grail quality people look for in meat.<p>To me, this is a backwards approach to quantifying the …

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Managing a Powerful Work Force: Performance Analytics, Not Time Tracking

In the future, not everyone will work on-demand, but time tracking and hourly billing will give way to real-time performance analytics. Think Uber ratings for projects.<p>During the Collision Conference, I had a distinct pleasure of meeting and speaking with Adam Miller, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone …

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

Subway is facing 2 problems that are wrecking its business

The sandwich chain's revenue fell 4.3% to $1.11 billion last year, following a 2.6% drop the previous year, according to a franchise disclosure document cited by Bloomberg.<p>It also recently lost its status as the second most popular fast-food chain in the US, based on systemwide sales. Starbucks …

A man with a full-time job and a profitable side business shares his best productivity tips

For perspective, I have a full-time day job, a profitable online side business and I also write regularly for six different large web sites including Entrepreneur.com.<p>Oh yeah, my wife and I have three kids 4 to 14 years of age. Let's just say there's not much disposable time for dilly dally in my …

Scan To Excel – How A Professional Organizer Did It

What do you do if you have a year (or more!) worth of paper credit card statements and you want the individual transactions itemized in Excel? The …

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

Working for a startup is sort of depressing these days, and one essay writer described the change perfectly

But 2016 has become the year of the "unicorpse."<p>Many unprofitable, once high-flying startups are having their come-to-Jesus moments: they may have problematic products, can't easily raise more VC money, no one wants to buy them, and no one is interested in their IPOs.<p>And their employees, who were …

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BBQ 101: Make your own Montreal Steak Seasoning

<b>Combine The Following:</b><p>2 tablespoons crushed black pepper<br>• 2 tablespoons kosher salt<br>• 1 tablespoons paprika<br>• 1 tablespoon granulated garlic<br>• 1 tablespoon …

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A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Follow a Final Cut Pro X editor edit a feature film online

As we have been a bit hardware-centric over the last week or so, this story takes us right back to the craft. Sven Pape is publishing regular videos …

How to Create a Facebook Business Page - The Definitive Guide - with Template and Strategy

I’ve built and managed over a hundred Facebook pages for businesses, including the entire social media ecosystem of a major university, and …

Introducing one of the biggest small-business assets since cloud computing

There are some things you just don't want to worry about — like where your Internet comes from, how your paychecks get routed, or if there's real …

Small Business

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you about tools. These three areas are the most frequent areas that I see Entrepreneurs struggle unnecessarily. They make it hard either because they won't …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

6 Business Apps To Cure Your Productivity And Marketing Weaknesses

The <i>Harvard Business Review</i> recently reported, “There will be nearly 5 billion downloads of enterprise apps this year alone.” Naturally, 5 billion downloads is a staggering number. And the reason is simple: We all want to get more done. Ironically, the sheer number of productivity tools — especially …

Project Management

Coca-Cola may have just hit on its worst marketing idea since New Coke

Dieters, diabetics, calorie counters, caffeine avoiders: Beware.<p>Coca-Cola is launching a new soft drink packaging that essentially obscures the difference between various kinds of Coke. In this new branding scheme, unveiled at an event in Mexico City yesterday (April 19), a Diet Coke can appears …

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