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7 tips for nailing a startup pitch to a boardroom full of VCs

As a member of the investment team at Carmel Ventures who has attended countless pitches for over a decade, I have observed that the way you tell your story can be just as important as the story itself.<p>Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a first time CEO, pitching a startup isn’t easy, and if …

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4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Healthy Eating

Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing

Servings: 6-8<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>1 cup walnuts, chopped<br>• 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved and thinly sliced<br>• 1 pound Tuscan or curly kale …

Food

Close To Starbucks Lemon Loaf But Better

THE BEST LEMON LOAF YOU WILL EVER HAVE I’m one of those guys who doesn’t like to spend money on foods I can prepare at home if I don’t have to. …

Dessert

Mexican Firing Squad

I ran across the Mexican Firing Squad while perusing a few cocktail blogs and was surprised I hadn’t heard of it earlier. Apparently, it’s a classic, …

Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Public Health

A Formula to Stop You from Overcommitting Your Time

When I dive into time coaching clients’ schedules, I consistently discover that people misdiagnose themselves as having a “productivity” problem when, in fact, their bigger issue is an overcommitment problem. When they have committed to more external projects and personal goals and obligations than …

15 Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Boss

I would hate to think that you would take a new job at a place where they didn’t at some point stop the interview process to ask you “Do you have any questions for us?”<p>All good employers do that. If you don’t get the chance to ask your questions, don’t even think about taking the job! Remember what …

9 Confessions of a Coffee Snob

To be honest, on a coffee-nerdery scale of 1-10, I'd say I'm only a 7.5. But you'll still probably hate me with total impunity.<p>Ok, so maybe I never …

Garlicky Roasted Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) with Feta, Mint, and Lemon - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> May 9, 2011<p><i>I think these Garlicky Roasted Chickpeas with Feta, Mint, and Lemon are perfect for Meatless Monday and this tasty</i> …

How to Manage Remote Direct Reports

Geographically dispersed teams are increasingly common in the modern workplace — perhaps you’re based in your company’s New York headquarters and your team works out of offices in Denver and Charlotte or maybe you’re in San Francisco and manage telecommuters in LA and a group of developers in …

Project Manage Your Life

More and more companies are adopting software and product development frameworks like Agile, Scrum, and Kanban — which promote quick, iterative, lean production — to deliver higher quality products, faster. These methods help teams produce rapid, continuous improvements, via daily face-to-face …

PhotoSweeper Upgrade Takes Control Of Your Photo Collection

Whether you’re a photo pro, advanced enthusiast or rank amateur, getting the perfect shot is critical. The problem is that you often generate many more imperfect and extremely similar shots that wind out being disposable.<p>Having fewer and better shots not only saves hard drive (and even cloud) space …

Tutorials

Crack Dip: Game Day Hero

Crack dip is the stuff dreams are made of. You have to give it 24 hours in the fridge, but OH is it worth it!<p>Crack dip. What the what? I had never heard of it but I've seen it all over Pinterest. It's been pinned SO many times. I was intrigued. I mean really, a dip that's simply called "crack dip"</i> …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

The Battle For Your Smartphone Calendar -- And Why Narrow AI Will Win

A confluence of trends — the explosion of smartphones (forecast by eMarketer to be in the hands of 1 out of 4 on the planet by 2017), a flurry of successful fundraising by startups, vastly improved algorithms, plus the rising expectation by real people that technology can and should ‘automate’ the …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

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Looking For Entrepreneurial Resources? Try Jackson Hole

Quick, what’s the nation’s top mecca for entrepreneurial training and talent? Before reading this headline, I’m betting you wouldn’t have said Jackson Hole. Nor would I before talking to Liza Millet, a former Wall Street investor, entrepreneur and co-founder of Silicon Couloir, a non-profit …

4 Legendary Cheeses and Their Cheaper (But Still Delicious) Counterparts

<i>Photo © Steve Jones</i><p>Imagine a serious sushi bar, but instead of rare raw fish they serve the world's greatest cheeses. They have paper menus and pencils to check off the cheeses you want to try, and there's even an omakase option. If that sounds fantastic (and it does to us), you should plan on …

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11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Ski Resorts

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was …

A Big Bet on Roasting Coffee the Right Way

With brew bars, fresh beans, and a keen eye for quality, Stumptown Coffee just won't stop growing.<p>Duane Sorenson is one of those guys who takes his coffee very seriously--<i>very</i> seriously. "At four or five, I used to just dump tons of cream and sugar into the coffee," he says. Thus began a lifelong …

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IDC: Top 10 Technology Predictions For 2015

IDC issued today its top 10 predictions for 2015. In a webcast (and accompanying report), IDC’s Frank Gens advised companies in <i>all</i> industries to “Amazon” themselves, but also predicted that the best job of “Amazoning” will be done by Amazon itself.<p>All innovation today is Amazon-style innovation: at …