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This simple mathematical equation will show you how much time you're really wasting at work

Now take that number and multiply it by 25.<p>That's how many minutes of concentration you're losing. It takes an average of about 25 minutes (23 minutes and 15 seconds, to be exact) to return to the original task after an interruption, according to Gloria Mark, who studies digital distraction at the …

8 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

Pre-money vs. Post-money Valuation

So let’s start very simply: valuation is the monetary value of your company.The difference between pre-money valuation and post-money valuation is also very simple. Pre-money refers to your company’s value before receiving funding. Let’s say a venture firm agrees to a pre-money valuation of $10 …

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

The Results Are In—Here are the 36 Beauty Products You Said You Can't Live Without

Introducing our 2015 Beauty Awards winners!

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Sweet Potato Polenta Bites with Thyme-Marinated Mushrooms

<i>Perfect as a Thanksgiving or holiday appetizer, these sweet potato polenta bites are topped off with a deliciously savory thyme-infused mushroom</i> …

Titanium-clad Rockioo Watch shows up at CES Asia

SHANGHAI -- Among the products making an appearance here at the CES Asia tradeshow is a Kickstarter project called the Rockioo Watch.<p>The titanium-clad smartwatch comes powered by Android 4.4 and feels pretty premium, though it won't be cheap. When and if it does go on sale, expect to pay $199 or …

Sculpt a Head-Turning Butt with This 15-Minute Workout

Firm every inch of your booty—fast.<p>Search #belfie on Instagram and you'll notice an obvious trend: Butts are big right now. Literally. We're talking round, tight, and shapely.<p>To get one, you'll need this workout, created by strength and conditioning specialist Jim Smith, owner of Diesel Strength in …

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12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

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Business smarts or tech savvy? Here’s what carries the day for healthcare entrepreneurs

Which is more critical to the success of a technology startup: technological smarts or business acumen? Or is it vision, or passion, or leadership, …

The 10 Best Venture Capitalist Blogs For Entrepreneurs

In the increasingly competitive world of venture capital, it pays to be helpful—literally. To get in on the best deals, VCs need to be seen as smart, insightful and supportive. And since VCs are all about scale, what better way to do that than a blog?<p>This is good news for entrepreneurs, because …

First-time Founder's Guide to Term Sheets (Part 1)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>In the past five years, seed-stage investing has experienced a boom. In North America, seed funds now represent 67 percent of all VC funds, up from 33 percent in 2008.<p>The CEE region is no different: according to European Private Equity and Venture …

Kasutera (Castella) Recipe

Kasutera (Castella) is an old-fashioned Japanese sponge cake that is loved by everyone from the young to the old. It is sweeter and moister than …

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