Deborah Cassidy

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With the news of a second earthquake in Nepal today we're looking at the work of photographer Kiana Hayeri who covered the crisis in Nepal following the first earthquake with Sunday Times South Asia Correspondent Nicola Smith. The destruction in Bakhtapur district, just outside of Kathmandu on the east, one of the areas that has beed badly damaged and impacted by the earthquake. If you'd like to contribute to the Nepal Earthquake appeal please visit the Disaster Executive Committee's website www.dec.org.uk/Nepal @kianahayeri @niccismithdelhi #STStories #SundayTimes #nepal #nepalearthquake #charity #DEC

12 Awkward Things That Happen in EVERY New Relationship

Brace yourself, this is uncomfortable.<p>It's always exciting to start a new relationship, but we often forget about the ridiculously awkward parts that accompany that just-started-dating period. So if you recently started seeing someone new, you might want to prepare yourself for these uncomfortable …

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5 Tips for Launching a Side Business

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>While some entrepreneurs quit their day jobs to follow their dreams, <i>U.S. News & World</i> Report senior money editor Kimberly Palmer started a side business because she was worried about the stability of her dream job.<p>"I felt a lot of financial stress …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys and their Animal Friends

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her …

Make 2014 the Year You Reach for Your Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New Year's resolutions are cliche, but they aren't without value, because taking the time to think about what is holding us back from our dreams has enormous benefits. Unfortunately, most of us don't reassess what we're doing and why …

Seattle New Years 2013 Fireworks w/ music (Jan 1, 2013)

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The How Do Gardener

Malvaviscus arboreus, commonly known as Turk’s cap, Turkscap, Turk’s Turban, Wax Mallow, Ladies Teardrop, Scotchman’s Purse, Bleeding hearts, or …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

Why Growing Your Business Is All About Perspective

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have all heard the saying, "You can do anything if you set your mind to it." For entrepreneurs, this adage couldn't be truer.<p>Successful entrepreneurs tend to have what is referred to as a “growth mindset” as opposed to a “fixed …

The Secret to Selling Your Brand With One Sentence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You believe in the importance of your vision, but how do you get others to stop and listen to you? There will be many instances when you don’t have a lot of time to grab someone’s attention, be it a potential investor or a licensee. …

How to Score an Advisor When Your Startup Has No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"If only I had an investor who would come on-board and throw in some money, I'd be able to do A, B, C and D. Then we'd really be off to the races."<p>Have you thought or said something like this before?<p>I have. And it's frustrating because …

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other day I read an interesting book called <i>Entrepreneurial DNA</i>, by Joe Abraham, the founder of BOSI Global, an operating partner to venture-backed and owner-operated companies. The book is based on Joe’s study of over 1,000 …

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Young entrepreneurs must overcome significant hurdles to achieve success -- from managing investor perceptions to handling the egos of older employees. This is particularly true when it comes to funding.<p>Depending on your age, you may not …

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is like jumping on an emotional rollercoaster with the highest of highs and lowest of lows -- all the while, wondering if the ride will come to a screeching halt. Anyone can start a business but it’s infinitely …

Where Startup Funding Really Comes From (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Prominent VCs and angel investors may dominate the headlines with their big sticker investments, but personal loans and credit – along with investments from friends and family – make up the lion's share of funding for startups in the …

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is a golden-age for innovation with companies revamping the business of invention and democratizing the way we monetize new ideas. Think Kickstarter, Quirky and -- shameless plug of my own business -- Trident Design.<p>If you have an idea …

From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“We’re not going to be getting ice cream anymore.”<p>I remember my sister saying this to me when I was 7 years old after my father announced he had been laid off from McDonnell Douglas. All week, my brother and I had been anxiously awaiting …

The 7 New Business Facts Of Life For Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups are the corporations of the future, and I have long believed entrepreneurs who study existing corporate models (rather than ignoring them with disdain) will likely profit from the effort. This means you need to recognize early …

3 Critical Steps to Reinvent Yourself or Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reinvention: Whether personal or in business, it's a subject that's rarely discussed among those who only play by the rules.<p>One day a number of us will have a realization that the current position we're in is not suited for our lives. We …

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Kickstarter's mission as a crowd funding platform is to bring creative projects to life. While the business model, which offers rewards to people who back Kickstarter campaigns, has been used for many years, it's become far easier for …

The Disturbing Link Between Psychopathy And Leadership

It is not the image we like to have when we think of business leaders. But troubling research indicates that in the ranks of senior management, psychopathic behavior may be more common than we think – more prevalent in fact than the amount such seriously aberrant behavior occurs in the general …

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Veteran Travel Search Engine Skyscanner Lands “One Of Largest” Sequoia Investments To Date At $800M Valuation

In travel search, most young people’s memories don’t extend much further back than Kayak, which began appearing, circa 2004. Though its name may be slightly less familiar among American travelers, Skyscanner is today one of the largest flight search engines on the Web, and outdates Kayak, with its …

31 Inspiring Garden Fountains

DIY fountain<p>The soft splash of a fountain brings life and motion to the backyard. It attracts more birds than still water alone, and its soothing …

growing martagon lilies, with a touch of lime

Shares 83<p>SEATTLE-BASED GARDEN FRIENDS brought me lily bulbs years ago, ones they said were their favorites, but of a type I didn’t know. They were …

delicious projects for a 3-day weekend

WHAT ARE YOU DOING this holiday weekend? Some of my favorite to-do’s for harvest season, especially on a rainy day:<p>Encourage your tomatoes to ripen …

the september garden chores: 2013

I DARE YOU: DO A SURVEY of your garden, right this minute. Go outside with a clipboard, and make a headcount of what’s still queued up and waiting to …