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Lean, Mean, Muscle Machine

At a glance, this wild bike concept looks more like a sculpture… maybe even something out of the Body Worlds Exhibit! Drawing from our very own …

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

12 New Companies That Will Make Going To College Unnecessary

People have started to realize that putting in four years and racking up tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt only to find yourself out of a job (or working as a barista at Starbucks) is a raw deal.<p>Some entrepreneurs and academics have decided to do something about it. They're looking …

Online Education

How hedge funds can help Detroit avoid bankruptcy

The city of Detroit owes its creditors $15 billion. Today it offered them a pretty raw deal. Kevyn Orr, the lawyer tasked by the Michigan state government with sorting out the mess, said it would default on some of that debt and offer creditors a mere ten cents on the dollar for other parts. If …

Finance

7 Ways To Make Your Startup Stand Out

A press release no longer cuts it. Here’s what to do to cut through the noise.<p>Once upon a time, a startup could issue a press release and get the word out.<p><i>If it were only that easy today . . .</i><p>Now a startup is confronted with an information horde from Twitter to TV to YouTube to Yelp to Facebook and …

Linchpin

• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>This life-changing manifesto shows how you have the potential to make a huge difference wherever you are.</b> <br>Few authors have had the kind of lasting impact and global reach that Seth Godin has had. In a series of now-classic books that have been translated into 36 languages and …

The Lean Startup

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Ries<p><b>Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.</b><br>Eric Ries defines a startup as <b>an organization dedicated to creating something new</b> …

Give and Take

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Grant<p><b>A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Originals</b><p>For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, …

Getting to Yes

• <b>Author:</b> Roger Fisher and Others<p><b>The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised</b><p><i>Getting to Yes</i> has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that …

The Power of Habit

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Duhigg<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The perfect graduation gift, this instant classic explores how we can change our lives by changing our habits.</b> <b><br>“With the days of pulling all-nighters and eating pizza at 2 a.m. (hopefully) behind your new grad, there’s no time like the present to get</b> …

The Architect Says: A Compendium of Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom from Iconic Architects

There’s something inescapably alluring about pocket-sized compendiums of quotes by great architects and designers — take, for instance, those of Charles Eames and Frank Lloyd Wright. Fittingly, <b>The Architect Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom</b> (<i>public library</i>) gathers timeless wisdom on design …

7 Essential Books on Optimism

Every once in a while, we all get burned out. Sometimes, charred. And while a healthy dose of cynicism and skepticism may help us get by, it’s in those times that we need nothing more than to embrace life’s promise of positivity with open arms. Here are seven wonderful books that help do just that …

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Herbal Essence: Just Add Water

I’m not good at remembering to drink water. The number of glasses I drink on a daily basis often doesn’t move beyond two–never mind the recommended …

Roasted Chicken With Tomato-Mint Panzanella Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 split, bone-in, skin-on chicken breastsKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper6 tablespoons olive oil, divided4 …

Alpha Dads: Men Get Serious About Work-Life Balance

How this week's cover got made“ ‘Work-life balance’ is one of these terms that tends to get overused,” says Rob Lanoue, a partner with Deloitte’s …

Sorry, crawfish

Supply Chain Solutions | UPS United Problem Solvers™

Article type: video<p>In a culture that settles for doing “good enough,” is there real danger in not striving for perfection? More<p>Article type: video<p>A …

How to Turn Your Startup Into a Lean, Mean Marketing Machine

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing your startup can get expensive and often the strategy you choose …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Herzog & de Meuron

12 Unconventional Interview Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask

Entrepreneurship

How To Improve Any Service By Simplifying It

In their new book, Simple, Siegel + Gale’s Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn argue that simplicity is the new luxury.<p><i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity <i>by Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn.</i><p><i>“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the</i> …

3 Reasons Most Presentations Fail | Inc.com

When sales presentations and pitches fail, it's almost always because the presenter made one of these three basic (and fortunately correctable) mistakes, according to Dean Schantz, CEO of DNA Field Branding:<p><b>1. Presenting Too Much Information</b><p>Presenting features and functions is like describing …

Public Speaking

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-03-22T09:33:10+00:00 March 21st, 2018|<p>A collection of great rail journeys around the world: from the legendary Trans-Siberian …

Why You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Google Plus for Business

Despite all the hoopla that surrounded the new social site when it was first released, many businesses are ignoring Google Plus completely in …