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This Is What Happens When You Breathe In Volcanic Ash

Volcanoes are remarkable natural phenomena, but there’s a bit of a problem with them. Unlike the iridescent Northern Lights, the sweeping Amazon Rainforest or the Grand Canyon, volcanoes don’t stand apart from humanity and just let you have a peek at them. Every now and then, they erupt to …

Volcanoes

5 Ways to Build Killer Relationships With Customers

The best type of customer is a repeat customer.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a serial entrepreneur, I know firsthand how important it is to connect with customers. Building relationships is key to learning your customers’ needs. And, you may gain more returning …

Customer Experience

How to Set Up 'Google My Business' for Your Small Business

One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p><b>Problem: Getting found</b><p>One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers. If customers cannot find you, then you will not have …

Small Business

How To Hold Meetings People Want To Attend

Start by making sure you’ve invited all the right people.<p>Use The Sitcom Method<p>“Meetings should be like an episode of <i>Friends</i>: You know how they’re going to end when they start. When people come in knowing what 30 minutes of their time is going to accomplish, they galvanize around the mission.” —<b>Brad</b> …

Saatchi & Saatchi

The plucky Vancouver start-up that could change lithium batteries forever

As part of our Investing is Awesome series, we like to highlight the local companies in Vancouver that are making big changes in the world, and that …

Clean Energy

Facebook

Once you have mastered the art of soap making, the possibilities are endless.<p>There are thousands of different soap recipes scattered around the web …

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1 View<p>When you pick up a camera for the first time, one of the last things y...<p>1 View<p>It’s easy to think about how many things we have wrong with …

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

Bourassa on the lithium price almost tripling – and Nemaska's advanced plan to meet demand

Bourassa on the lithium price almost tripling – and Nemaska’s advanced plan to meet demand<p>The BUZ on LITHIUM<p>Buz Investors <b>lithium price almost …

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

Entrepreneurship

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Instant Pot Hard Lotion Bars

You know what's a real pain?<p>Double boilers.<p>Boiling water in a large pot with another, smaller pot or glass bowl over it to melt things like chocolate …

Instant Pot

Every Entrepreneur Must Hire This Type Of Person

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Nine Charts That Show China's Economy Is On A Tear

How times have changed.<p>Market turmoil at the start of the year was linked to fears of an imminent hard landing in China, as equities tanked and …

Stock Markets

5 Daily Habits of 5 Incredibly Successful People

Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack Welch, Kirk Hammett, and Roger Penske all do at least one thing consistently--and have the results to show for it.<p>In the past months, I've been fortunate enough to meet and speak with some incredibly successful people; in this case, Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Jack …

Success

Cayenne Infused Honey Keeping Backyard Bees

Guest post by Amber Shehan<p>Do you like a little sweet with your heat? Cayenne infused honey makes a great gift for the foodie or grill enthusiast in …

If You Rub These Points Behind Your Knees, THIS Is What Will Happen To Your Body

Written by Ana Krneta<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>phoenix.citymattresses.com<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER …

Honeybee decline in Indiana threatens crop pollination

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) - Before Doug Hoffman started a honeybee farm in Pulaski County about 10 years ago, he grew apple trees.<p>“I had apple trees and …

Insects

Meet the top 100 business visionaries creating value for the world

At Business Insider, we believe capitalism can and should be a force for good. With this inaugural edition of <b>Business Insider 100: The Creators</b>, we are celebrating leaders who embody this spirit.<p>Many rankings focus only on those who have achieved great financial success. Our CEO Henry Blodget sums …

Startups

Shaddai Mega Yacht

Part observation deck, part watercraft, all luxury. The Shaddai Mega Yacht is named after a Hebrew word meaning God or omnipotent, which you'll most …

A Rabbi Has Just Proclaimed Weed Kosher For Passover

4/22, blaze it! A rabbi has declared that marijuana is kosher during Passover, as long as it’s totally and completely medicinal.<p>Prior to the ruling, Ashkenazi Jews would have been forced to do without until Passover comes to a close on April 30, as it was among a group of forbidden grains and …

Cannabis

Interview with Oregon’s Thimble Homes

As part of the tiny house village at the Sonoma County Home Show, Big Red, one of the designs by Thimble Homes attracted a lot of attention. The …

Tiny House Movement

Video: Valhalla - A Journey Through a Hidden Slot Canyon in Oregon

In a country as settled and developed at the U.S. it is hard to believe that there are still corners of the map that have yet to be full explored. …

Hiking

Bay Area ablaze with colorful wildflowers

In the past week, the greatest artist in the world wielded a magic paintbrush over the Bay Area foothills and far beyond.<p>That great artist is nature. A bright April sun has followed saturating rains. Some spots look like the Garden of Eden. Wildflowers are igniting into spectacular colors across …

Hiking

John Beeden sets non-stop solo Pacific row record

<b>A Briton has completed the quickest non-stop solo row across the Pacific from North America to Australia.</b><p>John Beeden, 53, set off from San Francisco on 1 June and rowed for an average of 15 hours a day.<p>He had hoped to reach Cairns in north-east Australia weeks ago, but was slowed down by bad …

San Francisco

10 Ways to Feel Confident Doing Things That Scare You

<b>“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” ~Marcus Garvey</b><p>It’s not a great feeling.<p>Whether it’s meeting new people, speaking in front of …

Self-improvement

Tenants could ski out their front door at new flats in Kazakhstan

A new housing complex planned in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital, is set to include a 1,000ft ski slope, running from the roof to the ground.<p>The proposed project was devised by a group of architects, led by Shokhan Mataibekov, who were inspired by Kazakhstan's exceedingly long, cold winter.<p>The city of …

Build An Offshore Development Team That Won’t Suck

Mikita Mikado Contributor<p>Mikita Mikado is a software engineer, entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of PandaDoc.<p>The No. 1 problem of almost every Silicon Valley entrepreneur is finding engineers. Developers in San Francisco are similar to apartments in San Francisco — really expensive, hard to get …

Silicon Valley

5 Digital Trends Influencing the Future of Retail (Infographic)

Retail marketing has been heavily impacted by the presence of social media, and other advances in the digital space. An infographic from MediaMath …

Advertising Industry

How to Write a Great Business Plan in Less Than a Day | Inc.com

Before getting engaged, you first fall in love with the future possibilities, then seek advice from others, and finally make the decision to go for it. Married folk will attest to what invariably happens next. You transition from "Eek! I'm engaged" to "Oh my god, I have to plan a wedding." This …

Small Business