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Where to start with brandy, the drink of aristocrats and rappers alike

<i>Welcome to Gateways To Drinkery, where</i> The Takeout <i>offers an entry-level course on our favorite libations, and some suggestions on where to start</i> …

Whiskey

16 Highly Effective Strategies for Closing a Sale, Revealed by 16 Top Salespeople

Finding the right way to close a sale is what separates sales hunters from sales gatherers. Here are some great closing techniques you can start using today.<p>Gathering sales leads is tough. Getting in the door. Getting in front of decision makers is tough. But closing the sale? That's what separates …

5 Lessons from a Superstar Sales Rep

Becoming a sales superstar in today's marketplace is completely different from years ago. Learn the 5 lessons from one of the top new sales reps in the world.<p>You know those new salespeople who roll onto the scene, make big waves, and have the old-timers scratching their heads asking, "Where did …

If a Customer Says Your Product or Service Is Too Expensive, This Is What You Should Say

It's fairly simple, once you break it down.<p>There is a big difference between selling your cost versus selling your value.<p>Companies that sell on cost comparison end up losing in the end. It's very difficult to build a profitable and sustainable company when your primary strategy is to undercut the …

How I Became Conversationally Fluent in a Foreign Language in 17 Days

I set up a routine where I did the same things every day.<p><i>How do I quickly and efficiently learn a new language?</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Quora</i><i>, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. You can follow Quora on</i> <i>Twitter</i><i>,</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, and</i></i> …

The 1 (And Only) Thing You Need To Do To Nail Your Presentation Every Single Time

Sometimes the answers to vexing questions are so blindingly obvious, we completely skip over them. Here's one that's worth repeating.<p>I work with many public speakers who ask me varying forms of the same question: how can I get over my anxiety of public speaking? My answer is always the same: "At …

7 Cold Calling Secrets to Quickly Generate More Business

Cold calling just may be the most commonly overlooked powerhouse for you to grow your business. Here are 7 cold calling secrets to help you do it the right way and generate rapid, stable sales you would otherwise miss out on.<p>If there were any one sales generating activity that applies to a large …

Cold Calling

Uber Just Released Their First Pitch Deck From 2008, and It Shows What You'll Need to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup

The ride sharing platform is now worth over $68 billion. But it all started with this deck.<p>Despite its high-profile public relations meltdown over the past few months, the story of Uber's rise is still a fairy tale in the startup world.<p>In less than a decade, the ridesharing platform has become the …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else

The science is out of UPenn and Stanford; the wisdom is timeless.<p>When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? …

10 Best Places To Buy Vintage Watches Online

New technology kills old technology. The combustion engine outpaced the carriage, electric lamps snuffed out gas lanterns, online retailers outsold …

8 books to read if you want to succeed in business

The truth is that you can never know enough. There is always more to learn, and there are infinite ways you can grow. Whether you're an ambitious entrepreneur, a rising executive or someone just starting out, you can often find the keys to success in a good book.<p>If you're up for the challenge, …

Employment

Parasites could be lurking in your sushi, doctors warn

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anisakiasis, an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated fish or seafood, is on the rise in Western countries where eating sushi and other raw or undercooked fish and seafood dishes has gained popularity, according to a report published Thursday in BMJ Case Reports.<p>The authors draw a …

CDC

Why a Watch Mechanism Is Called a Caliber

<i>Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee.</i><p>The word "caliber" has a number of different meanings, but in watchmaking the word is synonymous …

Jose Pereztroika’s Incredible Sea-Dweller & Panerai Timelines

Jose Pereztroika announces the sale of large prints of his newly published Panerai timeline and soon to go on sale is his Rolex Sea-Dweller …

Ancient rare whisky wastes time inside a $45,000 wristwatch

Way back in 1862, Old Vatted Glenlivet scotch whisky came into this world. Now, in 2017, a tiny drop of that spirit will roam across the world inside a series of watches from Swiss watchmaker Louis Moinet and luxury retailer Wealth Solutions.<p>Wealth Solutions describes Old Vatted Glenlivet as the …

13 great board games for your next date night

The couple that plays together stays together, right? But when you’ve had enough of screaming at each other over <i>Mario Kart</i> matches, maybe it’s time …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

On the failure of Fallout 4 at the hands of The Witcher 3

Fallout 4 funnels you into violence, The Witcher 3 invites you to dance<p>Games are a medium just like film is a medium, although we never hear about something being criticized for not "being a movie," the same way that claim is held against certain games. A part of this may be due to the fact that …

A look at the 2015 Omega Dark Side of the Moon models

Rob Caplan and Russ Caplan, from Topper Fine Jewelers, one of iW’s Leading Watch Retailers, in Burlingame, California, recently took a look back at all four of the 2015 Omega Dark Side of the Moon Speedmaster watches, with special attention to the watch’s Co-Axial caliber and to each model’s unique …

Stunning Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Pulsograph. Minerva inside. In NYC today. #montblanc @montblanc

Best Custom Watch Straps

One of the interesting things about watches is how you tie them to your wrist. Back when wristwatches were first popularized in the trenches of World …

The 11 Best Mechanical Watches to Wear When Traveling in 2018

<i>Last Updated July, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You’ve got your slip-on shoes, …

Watch Finishing

One of the biggest questions newcomers to fine watchmaking have — once they get past basics, like the difference between quartz and mechanical, hand-winding and automatic, and so on — is, "Is it worth it?" While that's ultimately a personal matter between a man and his wallet, it is true that there …

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