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The New Math Of Giving: How $5 Does More Than A $40,000-Per-Plate Fundraiser

Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins, the founders of Omaze, bring high-end charity to the masses. Their business is doing well by doing a lot of good.<p>Charity used to be limited to those that could give large amounts–those that can afford the $40,000 dinner plate at a gala or auction. This model still …

Adam Levine

Carjack victim recounts his harrowing night

The 26-year-old Chinese entrepreneur had just pulled his new Mercedes to the curb on Brighton Avenue to answer a text when an old sedan swerved …

CrossFit-Like Workout Now Available In App Form (Corrected)

CrossFit has been sweeping the nation in recent years, but still many unfamiliar with the hellish workout are afraid to go near a “box” because it’s either too expensive or too intimidating. Today, mobile personal trainer GAIN Fitness has released a new app: CrossFit Unboxed.<p>GAIN Fitness founder …

Apps

The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters

Some Recruiters, Job Seekers Turn to Twitter, but Format Is a Challenge; Six-Second Video Goes Viral<p>Twitter is becoming the new job board. It is also becoming the new résumé.<p>Fed up with traditional recruiting sites and floods of irrelevant résumés, some recruiters are turning to the social network …

Employment

Kid President meets the President of the United States of America

What Growing Up 'None' Taught Me About Church

I was raised a "none." That is, I was raised outside of organized religion, in a spiritual-but-not-religious home. I hear that "nones" are all the rage now, so I just want to point out for the record that for once in my life I was ahead of the fashionable curve.<p>I obviously did not stay a "none." …

United Methodist

How to (Really) Make $1,000,000 Selling E-Books – Real-World Case Studies

This is a guest post by Ryan Buckley and the team at Scripted. I have added my own tools and recommendations after “TIM” throughout the piece.<p>Enter …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships | Inc.com

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success …

Relationships

Surrender to Tim Ferriss: The Dynamo Behind the ‘4-hour’ Books Should Run Your Life (And Maybe Our City)

Tim Ferriss is the kind of guy who’d be easy to hate—speaks five languages, won a national kickboxing title, ranked seventh on <i>Newsweek</i>’s Digital 100 …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

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Sara Miles writes this in her final chapter in <i>Jesus Freak</i>, “Raising the Dead,” about the crucifixion:<p>“The promise of the resurrection is that Jesus …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Time Management

5 Simple Rules For Making Your First App

Stu Stein of PB&J Publishing offers advice for first-time app developers, gleaned from his steps and missteps during a three-year journey creating storybook app Hansel & Gretel: Lost.<p>It’s hard not to get sucked into the app economy. Apple’s paid out a total of $6.5 billion to developers, and …