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5 Fascinating Insights from Red Army, the New Documentary About the Soviet Hockey Team

A film that offers a new perspective on the Cold War, Soviet Russia, and the power of sport.<p><b>When most of us think of hockey in the Soviet Union</b>, we think of a villainous, Goliath-like red machine that the U.S. somehow managed to beat in the 1980 Olympics. It was such a monumental upset that we even …

Journeyman Silver Cross Whiskey

The inspiration for Silver Cross Whiskey from Journeyman Distillery comes from Scotland, but it's not a take on a peated Scotch whiskey, but rather a …

9 Outstanding Barrel Aged Beers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>You've seen the term 'barrel aged' all over your local beer shop. Barrel aged stout, barrel aged barleywine, barrel aged IPA...you name it. But what are you getting when you pick up a bottle? For the most part, a barrel …

The Brew: 7 stouts to warm up winter

Stouts have come a long way since being a generic term for a strong beer. This traditional favorite, with roots in 18th century Britain, is having a mainstream moment, with a steady flow of notable releases, and more selections appearing at Bay Area craft beer bars intent on broadening their …

The Best Pomades to Use for Every Hairstyle

Pomade is buried deep in the aesthetic canon of classic Americana, right next to straight razors and Clubman talcum powder. Near forgotten, this …

The 5 C's That Every Great Leader Needs to Succeed

The third letter of the alphabet is an excellent guide to some of the simple habits of today's best leaders.<p>What is it that separates leaders who are just getting along from those who are truly great? Great leaders have a tremendously positive impact on the companies they work for--and on the …

9 Powerful Ways to Get the Most Out of Every Negotiation

Negotiation is a key skill for success in business and life. Become a better negotiator by following some very simple rules.<p>If you're in business, you negotiate-every day of the week. While you may not be negotiating multimillion-dollar deals with customers or vendors, chances are you're …

3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Sales Process

A simple 3-step formula to improve your sales process and close more sales.<p>Mandy owned a successful medical acupuncture clinic in southern California. She wanted to scale her business so invested time and money to increase the lead flow of prospective patients to her clinic. One problem--it didn't …

5 Leadership Principles From UVA Basketball Coach Tony Bennett

Core Principles Coach Tony Bennett taught for Basketball will help your leadership success<p>University of Virginia's basketball coach Tony Bennett shares five core principals he uses for his phenomenal basketball team and those pillars can be applied to your business and life successes.<p>The five …

Interviewing for a Sales Role? What to Ask the CEO in a Job Interview

It's important to leave a lasting impression when you're speaking with the CEO. Sometimes the questions you ask can be more memorable than your answers.<p>With the hiring of inside sales reps on the rise, there has been a lot written on what to ask job candidates exploring a career in sales. For this …

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The Best Carry-On Bags for Most People

The Wirecutter seeks out the best travel luggage for both frequent and infrequent fliers.<p>No matter how much you travel, the right carry-on luggage should last you for years. On the inside, it should fit enough clothes for at least a five-day trip with room for a little more, but on the outside it …

Cheap gas: Who wins, who loses?

Just how low can gas prices go?<p>Unleaded gasoline with ethanol has dipped under $1.90 a gallon in the Des Moines area — and prices could drop another 5 to 15 cents a gallon before spring, said Patrick DeHaan, a senior analyst at GasBuddy.com.<p>OPEC is pressing production in an attempt to regain market …

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7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

Getting big things done before you leave for the office in the morning can put you one step closer to the success you desire.<p>The last time I checked, there are still only 24 hours in a day. One thing really successful people do is to squeeze the most out of those 24 hours as they can. For most of …

US eases oil export ban in shot at Opec as crude price slumps

American move to allow more oil exports will escalate price war with Opec and potentially force crude oil even lower in 2015<p>President Barack Obama has fired a shot at the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in the war to control global oil markets by quietly sanctioning the easing …

Supply Correction Will Support Oil Price in 2015

As the year draws to a close, if you chose an assessment point for the Brent front month futures contract price in June and squared it against the current price in December, chances are you’ll record an oil price decline of around a whopping 46% over the period. Yet, as I have been insisting for …

3 Ways To Become a Thought Leader

An expert explains what it takes to become recognized as an expert in your market.<p>In business, being an expert in your field is an advantage that can propel your business to new heights. If you are looked at as an authority in your space, customers in your industry will come to you before anyone …

5 Remarkably Powerful Habits of Great Leaders

Don't just be a good leader, be a great leader. You, your people, and your business have everything to gain.<p>There are literally millions of leaders, in all sorts of organizations, all around the globe. While some run businesses, others lead nonprofits and government offices and agencies. Regardless …

Craft Brewery Feels Backlash From Customers After Selling to Anheuser-Busch

10 Barrel Brewing was acquired by the makers of Bud and Bud Light--and now it's feeling the wrath of its customers.<p>The Facebook page of a local brewery lit up with condemnations: Loyal beer drinkers said the brewers were greedy "sellouts." Some fans threatened to boycott the brand. One declared he …

Why You Need to Fire Bad Employees Right Now

Hiring a problem employee is bad. Not firing him is worse.<p>No matter how many times you've done it, no leader likes to fire employees.<p>J.T. O'Donnell, who describes her previous role of "restructuring" divisions of companies as the role George Clooney played in "Up in the Air," says letting people go …

Picking an All-Time NHL Tough Guy Team

There are a lot of tough guys in the NHL.<p>Any sport that legally allows guys to punch each other unconscious makes toughness a requirement.<p>In a league filled with some of the toughest, baddest athletes in the world, what would happen if a team was formed of only the toughest and baddest?<p>That's what …

MLS teams release protected lists for Expansion Draft

Diego Fagundez, Eddie Johnson and Tim Cahill are among those eligible for NYCFC and Orlando City to pick.<p>MLS will conduct its Expansion Draft on Tuesday, which means Monday was the day for all of its teams to release their protected lists. Teams were allowed to protect 11 players, while most …