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Barbell Buying Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jerred Moon.</i><p><i>“How on earth can you break a barbell?”</i><p>That was the question I was asking myself standing in my …

10 Effective Ways To Teach Your Kids About Entrepreneurship

Who doesn’t want their children to be independent and successful?<p>The truth is that the traditional model of getting a university degree followed by a …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don’t go together. Enter Tristan Walker.<p>Tristan Walker is in the house.<p>He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in …

Startups

51 Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

Listen to the greats with proven track records.<p>What is success? There are many definitions, but there's one thing all the greats agree on: Success only comes by persevering despite failure.<p>Here are 50 quotes to inspire you to succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers.<p><b>1.</b> <i>"Success is not</i> …

Motivation

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Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Here’s The Set That Got Russell Brand Ejected From An Awards Show For Telling Nazi Jokes

Someone get the magazine industry a new coat, because Russell Brand has pushed ALL their buttons. This past Tuesday was the annual <i>GQ</i> Men of the Year Awards, and the English comedian was there to promote <i>Hip to the Hop 2</i>. He also received the Oracle Award, but instead of simply slurring …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to …

Music

How To Write A Memo That People Will Actually Read

I spent many late nights as an investment banker and strategy consultant early in my career. My #1 learning from that experience (besides financial modeling) was how to communicate in an effective way, particularly with senior executives. As training now for my team at my venture capital firm, I’ve …

Rappers on Instagram: We looked at every hip-hop star's Instagram so you don't have to. | AudioVision | 89.3 KPCC

Face it. The life of a rapper is more interesting than your life.<p>Luckily, we can live vicariously through hip-hop stars with the magic of social …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

How to Start Effective Conversations with Your Employees

How to Start Effective Conversations with Your Employees—simple technique to measure challenge level, fun level, and team perception.

30sec Tip: The Primary Cause of unhappiness

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.<p>For the original full-length article by Celestine: 10 Surefire …

BMW 328i vs. BMW 328i

Old versus new, or the changing sport-sedan world in a nutshell.<p>Progress is often a compromise. In the case of the BMW 3-series, that compromise is between the "sport" and "sedan" sides of the car's personality: quick reflexes and driver feedback versus comfort, speed, and isolation. While it's no …

BMW