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How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Entrepreneurship

Perfect seafood & wine pairings that’ll enhance your summer consumption

We’ve all heard restaurant waiters/owners and winos beat the drum that red wine always pairs best with red meats and white wines go better with …

Denver’s Freshest Guide to Sushi

They say a rising tide lifts all boats, but what about the fish? Swollen with sushi joints, Denver — though landlocked — loves its raw fish. From the stunning Matsuhisato the irresistible Sushi Ronin, the sustainability focused Bamboo Sushi, and the quirky Sushi Rama, the Japanese restaurant scene …

Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

How to make rich broth for ramen — plus a fast shortcut

Egg noodles. I love this innocuous pasta. The rich, tender noodles comfort me when I have a cold, have suffered a challenging day or need to recover from a week of "research eating." When they are buttery and cheesy, or topped with chicken paprikash, my childhood feels close. Fried crispy and …

Grill a Frozen Steak to Perfection, No Thawing Required

A big, frozen rib-eye may not seem like something you can just throw on the grill at the last minute, but Cook’s Illustrated has devised away to …

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …

Clothing

Yohji Yamamoto Talks Streetwear & Shares His Fashion Philosophy

Legendary Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has given a lengthy interview to <i>Business of Fashion</i> in which he discusses his roots, his successes, his …

A Working Definition of Agile

In a recent workshop, a participant asked me, “What does agile mean? How do you know if you are agile?” He wants to use kanban to see the flow of …

Project Management

Why Is Procrastination Even a Thing?

I was out with some friends and the topic of procrastination came up. We weren’t on the topic long, and my only contribution was to say, “I don’t …

Procrastination

7 Things Successful People Never Say

Here's what you need to strike from your vocabulary if you want to achieve the success you richly deserve.<p>Whether you are running a small business, growing a fast-paced tech startup, or just working for the man, everyone wants to be successful, and we all think we know what it takes to get there. …

Success

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Marriage (And How to Avoid Them)

A single mistake may not cost you your marriage. But commit any of these spousal sins, our expert says, and your marriage could turn sour. Here are the most common relationship blunders to avoid in your marriage — and what healthy best practices to do instead.<p><b>1. Agreeing to things you don't really</b> …

Jennifer Garner Opens Up About Her Divorce From Ben Affleck: "He's the Love of My Life"

Many were shocked and saddened when Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their divorce after 10 years of marriage this past summer. (In fact, their split even seemed to set off an <i>entire summer of celebrity breakups</i>.) It was surprising to learn that one of the longest-lasting relationships in …

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If you’re a human being with a job and you don’t feel unpleasantly busy yourself, you almost certainly know several people who do, and who rarely stop mentioning it. The …

Time Management