Aaron Clements

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Portable woodstove folds down, heats up tents, yurts & tiny homes

Camping often means getting comfortable with bugs, sleeping bags, temperamental weather and other joys of the outdoors. But besides building a nice …

Portable

FIRESTARTER KIT

As an ode to summer nights, s'mores and weekend adventure seekers, we created the Sanborn Firestarter Kit. Included in a small burlap package is our …

The Rise of Victimhood Culture

A recent scholarly paper on “microaggressions” uses them to chart the ascendance of a new moral code in American life.<p>Last fall at Oberlin College, a talk held as part of Latino Heritage Month was scheduled on the same evening that intramural soccer games were held. As a result, soccer players …

College & University

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Facebook Makes Its Case To Become Online Home For Small Businesses

The "web" as a secondary option in the age of fast mobile connectivity.<p>The internet is a weird place these days.<p>Not long ago, the word "internet" meant "web," or a collection of interlinked websites you visited from a desktop computer. But as connectivity on phones improved, people increasingly …

Facebook Touts New Tools for Small Businesses

New capabilities make a Facebook page a tool for much more than advertising.<p>What's a better venue for commerce: a big, beautiful showroom on a little-trafficked side street or a bare-bones storefront on the main drag? That's the question a lot of small business owners wrestle with in trying to …

Small Business

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook – you can download here. It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors …

Mentoring

5 Lessons You Learn From Motorcycling Across North America

Travel teaches you things that an office never will.<p>Last April, three friends in New Jersey started on a mission to ride motorcycles 25,000 miles across the entire United States, through three Canadian provinces, up to the Arctic Circle, down to Mexico and back.<p>They've now been on the road for more …

North America

Wayne Dyer On Leadership

Dr. Wayne Dyer was one of my favorite authors. He passed away on Aug 29, 2015 at the age of 75.<p>If leadership is about influencing others, Wayne Dyer was one giant leader in influencing millions of people around the world. He was a master salesman, making many of his 30 books best-sellers, and …

26 habits of highly successful leaders

The idea of being “successful” is ultimately a matter of personal judgment. But regardless of personality, industry, or point in history, there are …

Self-improvement

5 More Time Management Mistakes You May Be Making

It’s easy to spend time mindlessly, but making smarter choices can lead to a better life.<p>We’d all like to use our time better, which is why I enjoyed reading Lisa Evans’s recent post on The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making. She pointed out several woes that I know I am guilty of, from …

Camping First Aid Kit: DIY First Aid Kit And Ready-Made Products

Camping can be a fun time to spend with family and friends, but most people forget that it’s not always as safe and secure as they tend to believe. …

First Aid

The Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

If you’re departing from San Francisco, it’s a good idea to kick-start the morning with a hearty breakfast. Welcome to the Ferry Building Marketplace …

What CEOs still get wrong about running a business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

13 Small Business Alternatives to WordPress for Websites

Though many believe that WordPress is the best solution to use when building your small business website, it’s not a panacea that fits ever company’s …

Small Business

Corporate culture the ‘secret sauce’ of success

<b>Beyond Measure</b><i><br>By Margaret Heffernan<br>(TED Books, 107 pages, $21.99)</i><p>We're told that nothing in business is beyond measure. You can't manage what you can't measure, and it's possible to devise metrics to drive efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects of your operations. But Margaret Heffernan, an …

Why Your Business Needs a Chief Customer Advocate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your company’s most valuable asset doesn’t even show up on your financial statements. That asset is your customers. If you don’t have customers, you don’t have a business. You can outsource manufacturing capabilities, fill in gaps in …

Customer Service

Is Social Media Marketing Worth It for Small Businesses?

A survey released by Manta shows that nearly 50% of businesses have increased their time on social media channels in the last year, according to …

Social Media

Sol reservoirs have water treatment in the bag

If you're an outdoorsy type then you probably already know how handy a water disinfectant system can be in the right circumstances – because who …

Survivalism

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Michelle Millis Chappel<p>Princeton Ph.D. in psychology, world-acclaimed singer-songwriter, speaker, coach, and author Read full profile<p>Have you ever …

Top Eight - Survival Tools For When All Hell Breaks Loose

There are a number of situations that could end up leading to you having to fend for yourself. Recent tornadoes, storms and tsunamis are a warning …

iPad Mini

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

Google Couldn’t Survive with One Strategy

When Google announced the creation of Alphabet, its new umbrella organization that separates Google’s “bread-and-butter” businesses like Google Search and YouTube from riskier or non-core ventures like GoogleX and Google Capital, shareholders rejoiced. As Todd Zenger writes in his recent HBR piece, …

The Scheduling Secret That Will Make Your Team More Productive

Creating core hours for remote and in-office employees can help your team maximize their time and come up with their best ideas.<p>During the dust-up over Yahoo ending work-from-home arrangements a few years ago, people on both sides had plenty of research to point to. Working face-to-face does often …

Boston Consulting Group executive says the best managers practice these 5 habits

Recognizing that things like meeting structure, team communication, and payroll determination need to be changed is one thing, but knowing <i>how</i> to lead through these changes is another.<p>Perry Keenan is a senior partner and managing director at Boston Consulting Group, and from nearly three decades …

Management

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2015

We began our 2015 Best Towns competition with a bracket of 64 favorites, then let you vote until one dream burg emerged. Here, we present the 16 finalists—the places you say are the top spots in the country to work, run, eat, sail, paddle, drink, ride, and climb. The winner? A southern gem that …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management

Man up for a motorcycle camping tour in Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite national parks

"Saddle up, boys," the expedition leader said. "It's time to hit the trail."<p>The other dusty men and I, having warmed our boots by the campfire and filled our bellies with scrambled eggs and thick-cut bacon, stirred slowly in the chill mountain air. Then we were astride our mounts, tethered under …

National Parks

8 Signs That You're An Amazing Leader

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

IKamper Hardtop One tent expands for roomy car-top camping

The hard-shell pop-top roof tent is a popular style of vehicle tent that features a cube-like fabric body below a hard-shell roof. Such designs offer …

Prototypes