Ariel Galapo

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Hate Parking Tickets? Fixed Fights Them In Court For You

Up to 50 percent of parking tickets are dismissed when fought in court, but it takes knowledge and time to do it. New app Fixed will do it for you. Take a photo of your ticket, Fixed contests it, and if it’s dismissed, you pay Fixed 25 percent of the ticket price. If Fixed loses, you pay it …

7 Things Every Great Boss Should Do | Inc.com

Management fads come and go, but some things just don't change. The fundamental values of good leadership and management determine just how effective you really are as a boss. Great bosses consistently inspire employees to perform well and remain loyal. Needless to say, those qualities play a major …

4 Ways Great Customer Service Will Grow Your Business

<i>Jordy Leiser is co-founder and CEO of</i> <i>StellaService</i><i>, a company that independently monitors and rates the customer service performance of online retailers.</i><p>The entrepreneurial community is littered with boastful stories of the lengths that people will go to in order to be successful and the sacrifices …

How To Foster Employee Trust And Growth Through Constructive Feedback

Feedback is one of the most vital stepping stones of our journey to success. Yet, in our minds, the word “feedback” carries a negative connotation. The reason is because most of our experiences with it focus around criticism rather than positive/reinforcing feedback and what/how we could do …

7 Tips to Generate the Perfect Business Idea

Coming up with a solid idea was the hardest part of starting my business. The National Science Foundation estimated that our mind produces as many as …

Entrepreneurship Isn't Supposed to Be Easy

It wasn’t Nasty Gal CEO Sophia Amoruso’s fancy degree, tailored business suit, or five years of investment banking background that grew her …

Dress Your Body Type: Skinny

<i>Click here to follow AskMen Fashion on Twitter</i>.<p>Regardless of the body type Mother Nature gave you, making the most of what you were given goes a long way to helping you look and feel more confident and attractive, both to yourself and to others. In the second installment of our Dress Your Body Type …

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6 Things You Do Daily To Become Your Best CEO

If you think success is hard, how about taking a step back and seeing what looking at yourself in the mirror 20 years from now will feel like if you …

7 Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy (And Working Really Hard)

It doesn’t matter what you build, invent or sell; your organization can’t move forward without people. CEOs, company founders and managers the world over know that keeping the teams beneath them moving forward together in harmony means the difference between winning and dying.<p>Prof. Leonard J. …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

How to Build a Billion-Dollar Company | Inc.com

How do you grow a $150 million company to a $1 billion company? That was a question the CEO of one of our clients posed recently.<p>The management team had a revenue target of $400-$500 million from its core products. Even if it achieved that stretch goal, the company would still fall well short of …

Panna Cotta

On a fairly regular basis I’ll ask my partner for ideas of things to make for him. I tend to ask hoping for some super complex brilliant idea of a …

What Waze Adds To Google: A View From Waze's CEO

When Google confirmed earlier this week that it had bought Waze for what we understand to be more than $1 billion, a senior exec in Google’s geo-location division talked about Waze’s community of users several times. He described it as the service’s “DNA.” This is because Waze’s core asset would be …

How to Start an Internet Marketing Business on a Budget

Starting an Internet marketing business can be both rewarding and lucrative. One thing that makes starting this type of business so great is that it …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

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The Importance Of Hiring 'A-Players'

<i>The following is part one of a three-part guide on hiring top-level talent. In part one I will examine the importance of “A-Players” and their impact on your organization.</i><p><b>Part One: 3 Characteristics of the “A-Player”</b><p>For every company whose ambitions of a successful IPO or explosive growth are …

The Secrets For Selling To 'Main Street': Top Small Business Selling Techniques

A recent report from payroll firm ADP notes that in the U.S., 193,000 more people worked at businesses with 1-19 employees in February 2013 than before the recession. I find this very interesting.<p>The reasons, the report notes, have less to do with a surge in new hiring than the fact that fewer …

Hamburger Steak with Onion & Mushroom Gravy

So remember a few weeks ago when Sara was sick? This last week was my turn. I wasn’t sick like she was sick–I was still semi-functional, but …

Quick and Easy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

I made this for a quick dinner last night, so I thought I’d share it with you this morning. It’s almost identical to a recipe I posted here back in …

HOW TO MAKE 'CURLY' FRIES - Nicko's Kitchen

Buying Your First Suit - Everything You Need To Know

There’s a lot that can go wrong when <b>buying your first suit</b>. We’ve taken the time to compile some simple rules to help you evolve for wearing Dad’s …

The 7 Steps To Starting A Business

It’s not how many hours you work nor is it how many hurdles you must overcome, rather business is about getting from point a to point b in the quickest manner possible while maintaining product quality and healthy margins.<p>Often, when starting a business, entrepreneurs think too much about small, …