Geoff Marchant

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Gary Vaynerchuk: All Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Without these five traits, you're going to struggle to succeed as a founder, Vaynerchuk warns.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, where do you start?<p>It's a sensible enough question to consider, but when a curious user asked essentially this of the community on question-and-answer site Quora, …

18 home decorating tricks the pros swear by

Sometimes we get the feeling that professional interior decorators don't want to tell you all their top tips for creating a stunning home design, but …

Beat the Morning Meal Blues with Breakfast Bowls

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Breakfast in a bowl: It’s an easy weekday morning classic, but it doesn’t always have to consist of …

10 Famous entrepreneurs who failed big before becoming successful

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 58<p>Failure is a part of business. Very few entrepreneurs ever make it big without first experiencing some massive …

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

Happiness

How to survive (and thrive) when life punches you in the face

A few weeks ago, one of my students posted this in my Facebook mastermind group (<i>emphasis mine</i>):<p>Let me start by saying that I applaud this woman for having the courage to step up, share her story, and ask for help so she can overcome this and move forward again. It’s actually pretty damn hard to …

Convicts Talk About Why Jay Z's 'Reasonable Doubt' Is Still Every Hustler's Favorite Album

To pay homage to the record's 20th anniversary, we talked about its legacy with the men who took Jay Z's words to heart—the gangsters and drug dealers who lived the life that Hova rapped about.<p>Jay Z's <i>Reasonable Doubt</i> turns 20 today and, in retrospect, its release in 1996 was exactly what East Coast …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

The Greatest Unknown: The Best Albums From Rhymesayers

This article salutes an underground label based out of Minneapolis, MN. Rhymesayers Entertainment has been the home to established and universally …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Trump University 'playbooks' offer glimpse of ruthless business practices

A federal judge has given the world an unprecedented glimpse into the ruthless business practices Donald Trump used to build his business empire.<p>US district court judge Gonzalo Curiel on Tuesday made public more than 400 pages of Trump University “playbooks” describing how Trump staff should target …

Donald Trump

2016 Half Down... The Best Albums Of The Half Year

What’s happening folks?! It’s been a pretty nuts couple of weeks in Hip Hop. From the tragic shooting in NY at the T.I. concert to the phenomenal …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Real friends: How the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook partnership bent but never broke

<b>KEVIN DURANT'S GAME-TYING</b> 3-pointer had barely passed through the bottom of the net before Russell Westbrook was racing toward him.<p>As Gregg Popovich …

Basketball

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Vancouver-based jeweller Secret Wood handcrafts finely detailed, snow globe-esque scenes out of wood, resin and beeswax. More images below.<p><i>Secret</i> …

Miniature

How a Feisty Entrepreneur Turned a 20-Room Hotel Into a Celebrity Mecca

Guests passing between the patio and the pool barely notice Enrico Garzaroli. The owner of the Graycliff Hotel, Garzaroli, 70, looks like any other …

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Nottingham Forest

Mesmerizing Animated GIFs

L’artiste David Szakaly, aka Davidope, est le directeur créatif et le fondateur de l’atelier de design <i>Fredlig</i>. Bilingue et biculturel, entre …

Breaking Down Prince’s Epic Guitar Solo at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> Prince: An Artist’s Life<i>, a 96-page, fully illustrated commemorative edition. Available at retailers and at Amazon.com.</i><p>I invite …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

12 Weird Food Pairings That Actually Taste Amazing

1 of 12<p>Chocolate And Avocado<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Broccoli and Cheetos<p>3 of 12<p>Strawberry And Tomato<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Dark Chocolate And Parmesan Cheese<p>…

Ice Cream

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

Hard Proof That Hillary Clinton Has Been Losing to Bernie Sanders for a Month Now

The Democratic primary race changed fundamentally -- indeed, <i>radically</i> -- after March 1st, and the national media's failure to register this and work it into their polling, projections, and punditry is one of the most wide-ranging, public, and ultimately <i>influential</i> journalistic failures of the last …

Government

Investigators: Multiple ISIS plots being planned in Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigators are aware of multiple additional ISIS plots in Europe possibly linked to the Paris and Brussels networks that are in various stages of planning.<p>A combination of electronic intercepts, human sources and database tracking indicates several possible targets had been picked out by …

Terrorism

The Fighter-Jock Doctrine That Explains Why Trump Is Winning

It's called the OODA loop, and it keeps him ahead of everyone.<p>Who was the first candidate for president to comment on the Brussels bombing Tuesday? Who issued the most assertive, saber-rattling denunciations on the morning shows, making the rest of the field look timid? Of course, Mr. First was …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

Inside N.Y.C.’s First-Ever Cereal Bar: 24 Options, 25 Toppings, and 5 Types of Milk

Ronnie Fieg might not be a household name, but most have seen the designer’s work on his acclaimed releases for Nike, Asics, New Balance, or myriad of products at either of his Kith storefront locations in New York City. Kith Brooklyn, his first retail spot, opened in 2011, has recently undergone a …

'The Real History of Drugs' Educates Millions

The United States' longest, unwinnable war is the "war on drugs." Despite decades of arrests and locking up millions of Americans, politicians and PSA's urging us to "Just Say No," illegal drugs are still as available as ever.<p>But why are some drugs legal and some prohibited? Why do we arrest …

How the Religious Right Is Destroying Democracy

You may have noticed a new phenomenon creeping up in this country, it is this trend of our laws taking a backseat to religion. Whether it is the action of not following laws or court rulings in the name of religion or dictating laws based on religion, our country is slowly being destroyed by our …

Religion

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Flying

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …

Cooking