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Tips and Tricks for Plus-size Hikers

When you look through outdoor magazines, watch adventure movies, or even go into most outdoor stores, you typically don’t see plus size …

10 Useful Chrome New Tab Extensions To Keep You Inspired

The Internet is an amazing place, but great power comes with a great responsibility. To get things done and stay away from watching funny videos or mindlessly scrolling Facebook you must give yourself a helping hand.<p>According to ZDNet, Google Chrome is the most popular Internet browser in the world …

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Entrepreneurship Taught Me I Suck At These 10 Things!

Being a entrepreneur isn’t something I grew up wanting to become. I’m not sure growing up I even knew what an entrepreneur was. I did know my dad …

Cops talk down homeless man from Santa Rosa electrical tower

A homeless man perched on an electrical tower in Santa Rosa Wednesday evening in an apparent act of protest, prompted the Pacific, Gas and Electric Co. to cut off power to 22,000 residents in the area while police talked the man down.<p>Officers were dispatched at 7:45 pm to West Sixth and Jefferson …

The Hot 8 Brass Band - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music

The Hot 8 Brass Band<p>On The Spot (Radio Edit)<p>https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05t6957.jpg<p>The Hot 8 Brass Band<p>Sexual Healing (6 Music Session 07/11/2015)<p>https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05t6957.jpg<p>The Hot 8 Brass Band<p>Sweetest …

Soul Music

11 Picks From Warren Buffett’s Bookshelf

Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. In television appearances, in frequent conversations with students, and in his annual letters to shareholders of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Mr. Buffett can often be counted on to add …

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The Best Management Article Of 2014

Good news: Harvard Business Review has announced that Bill Lazonick is the 2014 HBR McKinsey Award winner for the best HBR article in 2014 for his brilliant, hard-hitting piece, “Profits Without Prosperity” (September 2014 HBR). Lazonick is a professor of economics at the University of …

Peter Drucker

A Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting

In theory, everyone understands that preparation can make or break an important meeting. The more work you do before you walk into the room, the more productive and efficient you’ll be. But who has the time to properly prepare? Our checklist makes meeting prep quick and easy—be sure to print it out …

5 New Wine Vacations

Forget Burgundy and Napa. These five destinations are the new hot spots for wine tourism.<p>Popova Kula<p>Macedonia<p>The tiny Balkan republic of just 2 …

Julius Caesar

5 Signs Your New Business Venture Will Fail

Leadership > Failure<p>Next Article<p>This One Thing Might Be Making You Fail Without Your Even Realizing<p>Next Article<p>Te-Erika Patterson • Guest Writer<p>Journalist, Multimedia Content Producer and the Creator of The Rebuild Your Life Project<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re …

Entrepreneurship

Larry King's 8 Ways to Make Your Cash Flow Bulletproof

Having been in the broadcasting industry for more than five decades, I’ve been fortunate to meet people from all walks of life. In my current role as a talk-show host for a new online venture, Ora TV, I've become more aware of the challenges faced by startups.<p>I'm also newly attuned to the …

You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think (Maybe)

You may be concerned about whether you’ll <i>ever</i> be able to retire. But financial planner Wes Moss, host of the ‘Money Matters’ radio show, says you can retire sooner than you think.<p>In fact, <i>You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think: The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees</i> is the fetching title of his …

Opinion: Beware the enormous bubble in bonds

There’s a saying on Wall Street: Stocks are for show, but bonds are for dough.<p>The flash, sizzle and focus of financial reporting typically center on …

Pro tips: 32 party do’s and don’ts

Summer was fun, with vacation and brunches and lazy days with friends. But fall brings the return of the bustling social season, starting with the opening nights of the San Francisco Symphony on Sept. 3 and the San Francisco Opera on Sept. 5. Such grand occasions call for us to brush up on big-city …

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16 hikes you must do in Marin County

While we're pretty much convinced you can't go wrong with when it comes to hiking in Marin, there are some areas you undoubtedly must visit at least once.<p>Considering Marin's seemingly endless selection of open space and trails, creating a list of the best hikes the county has to offer was no easy …

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …

DIY Gin Kit Finds a Home With Spirit Enthusiasts

When I started writing this article, I didn’t know much about gin. I knew that I enjoyed the spirit mixed with tonic, but that was the extent of my experience. In fact, when I originally pitched my editor, I told him it would take a while, since I didn’t know how long it would take to make …

Five Alternatives To Saying "I Don't Know"

Nothing can fluster even the most unflappable professional like being asked a question to which they don’t know the answer. Appearing incompetent or uninformed is one thing, but what makes this scenario even worse is when you’re asked the ‘impossible question’ in a group setting. Maybe it’s a group …

Chief Economist Says It's Time To Reconsider Risk-Return Profile

The term <i>financial repression</i> was suggested by Pimco a few years ago in response to the post 2008 policy of the United States. More specifically, this policy involves creating an environment of low interest rates and moderate inflation. Is the U.S. engaging in financial repression? Vanguard’s Chief …

Retirement: 5 Things You're Doing Wrong

You work hard, you try to save. Why does retirement seem so out of reach?<p>The problem is psychological. You probably save more than most, but do you know it’s enough? You also probably have a good idea of what you need to retire, but are you sure?<p>That lack of certainty is what feeds the feeling that …

Access over 15,000 Marvel digital comics for 99 cents

Clear your calendar. For the next month you can treat yourself to Marvel Unlimited's massive online comic library for just under a buck.<p>I've done it. I've gotten my hands on a high-level security code that will let you penetrate the Marvel Universe and capture its highest-asset superheroes.<p>OK, all …

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

President of The Marks Group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a business oftentimes means dealing with controversial situations and making decisions. Are you making the right ones? Let’s see.<p><b>Situation 1:</b> You are working on a large project for a customer. After the …

Entrepreneurship

BLACKROCK: It's Too Soon For Investors To Restructure Their Portfolios Around Inflation

<b>It's Too Soon For Investors To Restructure Their Portfolios Around Rising Inflation (BlackRock Blog)</b><p>The recent uptick in inflation has some investors wondering if they need to prepare for rising prices. But Russ Koesterich at BlackRock writes that "it's probably too early to restructure a portfolio …

Markets

How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you build a startup, the most important thing to understand is how venture capital firms evaluate companies. That is the litmus test for any business. After all, they're the pros. They’ve been doing …

Business Strategy

10 Apologies I Will Never Again Make as a Startup CEO

CEO, engageSimply.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My unlikely journey of launching an ad-tech startup is almost a Dickensian <b></b>tale, with false starts, misfires and more disasters than most ventures can be expected to survive. It's been some 27 months now from initial …

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A Popular Retirement Rule Of Thumb Isn't Wrong, But It Could Be Disruptive For Retirees

<b>A 4% Withdrawal Rate Could Disrupt Your Retirement Planning (Morningstar)</b><p>Michael Falk from Focus Consulting explained the reasoning behind using a 3% or 4% withdrawal rate with Morningstar. Falk said 4% rate is not necessarily wrong, but can increase risks based on your planned expenses.<p>"So what I …

Retirement