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This $17.50 whisky has been named among the best in the world

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has a history of punching above its weight in the alcohol industry.<p>Last summer, its £10 ($13) gin was declared among the best in the world and its £6 ($8) rosé wine won silver at the International Wine Challenge.<p>Now, Aldi is ruffling feathers in the scotch whisky …

The top 10 rarest yet important questions an interviewer should ask

When you’re interviewing candidates for a position in your company, you want to make sure that you’re hiring the very best talent available. The more …

Top 9 Digital Trends in Local Government

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 2018 is off to a fast start and, despite ups and downs on the Federal level, local government leaders are forging ahead and implementing technology that continues to change the relationship between citizens and their local governing …

City Politics

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Who will build the Government-as-a-Service platform?

I’ve lived in many cities during my military career. Each time I’ve moved, I’ve had to deal with a new city’s website, and what I’ve learned is that …

How to use digital transformation to win budget

Digital transformation is a topic on everyone's mind, but getting money to do it requires a compelling transformation story.<p>Added to a growing list …

Is a Single Wheel the Answer to Electric Mobility? The First Example is Onewheel

I have covered a variety of electric vehicles in this column, from four wheel sports cars to various two wheel bicycles. I recently tried a couple very different single wheel solutions, each of which offer a compelling glimpse into the future of electric mobility. In my subsequent column I will …

The Bank of Japan just went on another bond buying spree and now the yen is getting smashed

And that includes Japanese Government Bonds, or JGBs.<p>In order to prevent a rise in yields of a magnitude seen in other markets, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) went all-in earlier today, pledging to buy an unlimited amount of 10-year bonds at a yield of 0.11%.<p>It also upped its buying of JGBs maturing …

Mark Cuban's pricey new hoverboard wants to turn the 2-wheelers into grown-up transportation

Nick Fragnito and Evan Williams, the founders of Radical Transport, weren't overly concerned though. They knew their board, the Radical MOOV, would be going after a different market. And they had Mark Cuban's wallet and strategy team behind them.<p>Cuban told Business Insider that he viewed the …

Hoverboards

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

Tony Robbins

This AI Startup Wants To Automate Your Tedious Document Searches

The company says machine learning and natural language processing can make financial research dramatically more efficient.<p>For the casual internet user, a quick Google search is often all it takes to find plenty of information on any particular topic.<p>But for specialized financial research, analysts …

30 Legendary Startup Pitch Decks And What You Can Learn From Them

If you need to raise funding from VCs for your startup, the first step is to create a pitch deck. Well, after step zero, which is to have a great …

Startups

How to Turn IKEA Bookshelves into CUSTOM BUILT-INS

How to Turn IKEA Bookshelves into CUSTOM BUILT-INSWhen we moved into our home here in Oklahoma (a little over a year ago), we had to make a few …

An Easy Pipe Side Table They'll Never Guess You Made Yourself

<i>I could make that!</i> We've all said it, or at least thought it, when shopping for our homes. But often the simplest-seeming furnishings come with a laundry list of supplies and requirements: You can't "whip up" a wooden coffee table without any power tools or a basic understanding of joinery. Not to …

The Bright Future of Semantic Graphs and Big Connected Data

The big data revolution is generating a mess of unruly data that’s difficult to parse and understand. This is to be expected–explosions don’t …

Big Data

The List of Free Tools for Singapore Startups - Growth Hacking Singapore | Online Marketing Singapore | Digital Marketing Agency Singapore

Singapore Startups are cash crunched and need to be on a tight budget. Apart from working from home and surviving on ramen, sometimes startups cannot …

The Three Frameworks You Need to Kick-start Sales

How to approach sales if your startup is on the very early stage? According to Sales, early-stage companies need to place more emphasis on their …

The Career Ladder Isn’t In The Office

<b>A dirty secret about gettin</b>g ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office.<p><i>Originally published here.</i><p>Too many people believe …

Become a Networking Beast by Following This 5-Step Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of networking at conferences and industry events makes some entrepreneurs nauseous. If you go into it feeling uncomfortable, your results will be disastrous. Networking is a major part of being a successful entrepreneur, so …

50+ Free and Premium WordPress Themes for Small Business, Startups 2016

For starting any kind of startup it is a great responsibility to build a website or blog. The blog or website built help in conveying your message …

User Onboarding Isn’t a Feature

I’ve spoken to many companies about their onboarding experiences, and I often hear them enthusiastically tell me that they finally got onboarding on …

Product Management

This Is How True Unicorn Startups Identify What Consumers Want

The bubbly valuations of so-called ‘Unicorns’ have led many observers to predict a bloodbath as markets turn. Indeed, the fact that Square, once the …

OrigamiAirEnforcer

OrigamiAirEnforcer's instructable How to Make the TwinJet Paper Airplane's weekly stats: 2 months ago<p>123 views<p>1 favorites<p>OrigamiAirEnforcer's …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

Why slippery fishes can kill startups!

<b>As B2B SaaS startups have figured a product-market-fit, fast revenue growth becomes crucial to increase company valuation, in order to avoid becoming</b> …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

And a 6-week training plan to make you a lower-body beast<p>Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College.<p>Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to …

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

22 Kickass Bootcamp Exercises That Will Destroy Your Spare Tire

Use them to create your own high-intensity metabolic bootcamp workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande is known in Chicago for his high-intensity metabolic bootcamp classes—and now he’s showing you how to create them, too.<p>Check out his favorite bootcamp moves in the video above. Then pick …