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Nonprofit Refurbishes Old Bikes to Give Kids in Need a Christmas Surprise

A group of volunteers are working tirelessly this holiday season to ensure that needy kids in their community will get to experience the thrill of …

The 10 Smartest Reads for Entrepreneurs From 2016

While not an exhaustive list, these books are key additions to any business book collection.<p>Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: …

Want to Raise the Next Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos? Make Sure Your Kids Learn This

Teens should have the chance to learn how to start a business. Who knows, maybe they'll build the next Facebook or Amazon.<p><i>This article first appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Last week I participated in a new venture competition at my son's high school. Several teams of students were competing for venture …

How to self-test for weaknesses that could affect your cycling

There is an old adage: you’re only as strong as your weakest link. But how many of us proactively seek to identify these weaknesses and work on their …

What should I eat to fuel my body for long bike rides?

<b>Question</b><p><i>To train for a cycling holiday, I am going for long rides on weekends. I'm frustrated, though, because I usually run out of steam before I finish the ride. What, and how much, do I need to eat to fuel rides that last three hours or longer?</i><p><b>Answer</b><p>The longer you ride, the bigger the role …

Nutrition

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

Warby Parker

15 Grooming Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

All men want to look good. But none of us want to spend more time than is absolutely necessary in front of the bathroom mirror each morning. Life’s …

Things to Do in Calgary

From food festivals to paddling down the Bow River to outdoor movie screenings, there won't be a dull moment this summer.<p>Try mountain biking in the …

6 Things the Happiest Families All Have in Common

Family life is hectic. Most of us play it by ear and hope it works out well.<p>Or maybe you haven’t started a family yet but when you do you want to do …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015

Everybody loves TED. Here are my favorite talks of the year.<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where …

15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop

Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced.<p>Today <b>Bright Side</b> has collected for you …

RE/MAX of Western Canada

90-Second Workout

90 seconds — that’s all it takes.<p>(Yes, I’m serious.)<p>If you can make it through this routine, you’re going to get a nice, super-short workout to help you stay active and consistently burn calories, stimulate muscle growth, and keep fat off your midsection.<p>Also, as an added benefit, adding this …

Nobel Prize

How to build an impactful real estate business plan

Business professionals and entrepreneurs can generally attest to one thing: drafting a business plan has no fundamental parallel. A well-devised …

14 books that inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry …

Peter Thiel

Oil sands companies expanding production despite oversupply

Oil-sands companies are poised to crank up billions' worth of new production just when the market doesn't need it, deepening a supply glut even as profit margins in the high-cost sector shrivel.<p>Major producers, such as Suncor Energy Inc., ConocoPhillips Co., Husky Energy Inc. and others, are …

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
Jason Fried: Why I Run a Flat Company</i>

Entrepreneurship

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Tall Heights<p>Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, VA<p>Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, …

Auto dealership group Dilawri using REIT as vehicle for consolidation

Canada's largest auto dealership group is placing 29 of its stores in a real estate investment trust that will enable it to participate more heavily in the consolidation and buyout activities that are transforming the retail automotive business.<p>Dilawri Group of Companies, which owns 57 dealerships …

Real Estate

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends

Elon Musk's must-read list exhibits his well-known and deep interest in science, as well as the personalities behind it.<p>In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. …

US oil producers are using technology to outsmart the Saudis

In 2014 the Saudis could no longer accept the loss of crude oil market share as the North American production levels shot up sharply over a three-year period.<p>The Saudi response was quite rational. Rather than cutting production to support crude oil prices, the Saudis announced that output will …

How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year

The bull market in stocks is getting old.<p>It's been alive and kicking for nearly six years, carrying the S&P 500 215% higher and into uncharted territory. On top of that, the Nasdaq is knocking on the door of 5,000 for the first time in 15 years.<p>None of this means the party in stocks is over. …