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10 questions that can dramatically change your life (and your business)

The quality of our questions determines the quality of our lives.<p>A few years ago, I was in a dreary situation that I didn’t know how to get out of. I was not passionate about the work that I was doing, I wasn’t surrounding myself with the right people, and I felt like a hamster running in circles.<p>I …

I write books on time management — here are the 7 best tricks I personally use

You could procrastinate for weeks by reading such articles, or books on how to be more productive.<p>Since I write about these topics, I've waded through a lot of the literature.<p>Some is ... eh. But these are the strategies I actually use in my life, over and over again — because I find they make life …

7 secrets of entrepreneurs who turned side gigs into baller full-time jobs

Matthew Cummings' glass company went viral at an awkward time: while he was in the middle of managing a pop-up shop at a brewery event. "Etsy’s app …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what they had to say. According to Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman, the true hallmark of genius …

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5 Reasons Why Business Owners Are So Unproductive--Despite Working Long Hours

Don't be like a hamster in a wheel when it comes to managing your time. Stop wasting time and start controlling it. It's hardly surprising that most …

The 1 Thing You Should Never Cut Out of a Presentation (But You Probably Do)

Don't cut the most important part of your presentation. Wondering why your presentations aren't hitting the mark? The answer is on the cutting room …

Coming soon to a mall near you: condos and office space

Plans to shut down 59 Sears locations is grim news for the chain's landlords across Canada. Could it also spell doom for the nation's neighbourhood …

The perfect chicken caesar salad - delicious. magazine

• 1.2kg free-range chicken<br>• 5 tbsp rapeseed oil<br>• Handful of fresh mixed herbs, such as rosemary, thyme and basil (optional)<br>• 2 chunky slices of sourdough …

China completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farm

This week, media welcomed the completion of what may well be the world's largest floating solar farm, in the eastern Anhui province. The 40 MW installation sits on a flooded coal-mining town, which adds a kind of poetic element to the story - a shift away from coal and to solar and wind. But poetry …

Suburbia's new face

Once the emblem of middle-class whites, suburbs are America’s new melting pot, creating diversity but also tensions.<p>June 4, 2017 PEARLAND, TEX.—The …

How to Reach the 5-Year Mark Without Imploding

Getting started is hard part but the real challenge is staying alive. The key to growing your six-figure microbusiness into a seven-figure small business is so simple that it's easy to forget.<p>If small businesses are the backbone of the economy, microbusinesses are the heartbeat that pumps cash …

In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy

BEIJING — China may be oversharing.<p>First, a brutal and costly ride-hailing war drove Uber out of the country. Then a boom in bike-sharing blanketed city streets with unused bicycles.<p>Today, Chinese start-ups want to share umbrellas, concrete mixers and mobile phone power banks. One wants to share …

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Why You Should Craft a Compelling Content Strategy for Your Small Business

You have the branding. You have the campaign strategy. You have a great product. So why is your small business not attracting and retaining its audience?<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>You have the branding. You have the campaign strategy. You have a great …

How to Give Your Employees Real Benefits, Not Just Cheap Perks

Fancy perks don't solve the work-life balance problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any entrepreneur will attest, perhaps the most difficult tasks in running a business are attracting, retaining and supporting a strong workforce.<p>Common solutions to this problem …

On Being Human in a More-Than-Human World

In the early days I found the question mildly interesting, since I had never said our species was <i>not</i> unique. “Of course we humans are mightily …

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seeds of good anthropocenes

You have probably heard of veggie baskets – but have you ever heard of a fish basket? (See our post on Fish Box for more on this). The initiative “La …

Best Small Business Accounting Software 2018

Here are the best accounting software solutions for small businesses, including options for freelancers and businesses that are on the go.

Accounting

Warren Buffett gives employees the one thing they really need to be successful

Working for Warren Buffett isn’t just about reporting to a fun-loving billionaire who loves soft drinks and ice cream. Rather, it’s about having a …

Scarce condo supply in Metro Vancouver squeezes would-be buyers from market

Raluca Bumbac and her partner are both working professionals, but they've given up hope of buying a condo in Metro Vancouver.<p>"It's very hard. It's …

Seoul, a city ‘with no soul,’ builds its own High Line on an old overpass

SEOUL — The South Korean capital is not famed for its aesthetics. Built up quickly during the country’s astonishingly fast industrialization, it’s often been derided with the saying: There’s no soul in Seoul.<p>But the city has a new initiative to change that: Seoullo, or Seoul Street, an elevated …

Urbanism

Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls

Its architect, John Graham Jr., pioneered the dumbbell, big-box shape for malls, in which two rows of stores face each other and two department stores anchor each end. Graham also gave Northgate Mall a grocery store (which later became a food court) and a huge parking lot. In the decades that …

William Baumol, whose famous economic theory explains the modern world, has died

William Baumol — an economist who just died at the age of 95 — had a famous idea, commonly known as Baumol’s cost disease, that explains a lot about our modern world.<p>It explains why barbers make more in San Francisco than in Cleveland and why services such as health care and education keep getting …

Gearing up for performance appraisal? Here's how you can make the most of it

Performance appraisal not only is an opportunity to highlight your accomplishments through the year; it also opens a channel of open communication …

Joanna Lumley attacks Sadiq Khan's scrapping of Thames garden bridge

Actor who devised proposal describes London mayor’s decision to pull financial backing for project as devastating<p>The doomed plan for a garden bridge across the Thames has been defended by one of the project’s strongest proponents, the actor Joanna Lumley.<p>The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, effectively …

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Why making to-do lists won’t help you get things done

I’ve helped thousands of people  —  from NFL coaches and four star generals to best-selling authors and hedge fund managers  —  feel less busy and …

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want | Inc.com

A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe you've done the same. Maybe you've submitted plenty of resumes. Maybe …

Employment

New West considers truth and reconciliation initiatives

New Westminster

Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe: A Basic Template

This recipe is a template. <i>All</i> recipes are templates, but especially this one—a sort of "choose your own adventure" for the salad dressing set.<p>That's …