Grant Ellis

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13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

The Trading Opportunity Of The Decade -- Greek Stocks

<i>Disclosure: I own shares of GREK and HLTOY</i><p>Talking up Greek stocks sounds like a joke these days.<p>The Athens Exchange has been trading in multi-year lows; the Greek economy is hanging by the rope of capital controls; property values continue to plunge; and the political system is in chaos.<p>But markets …

Europe

What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Networking

We all know networking has the potential to dramatically enhance our careers; making new connections can introduce us to valuable new information, job opportunities, and more. But despite that fact, many of us are doing it wrong — and I don’t just mean the banal error of trading business cards at a …

Make Your Career a Success by Your Own Measure

As a manager, how can you cultivate a sense of career growth and development for your people, even when possibilities for promotion are limited or nonexistent? I posed this question to my human resource management students recently. (The context was that we’d just been considering some evidence …

Big Data @ Work

Go ahead, be skeptical about big data. The author was--at first. When the term "big data" first came on the scene, bestselling author Tom Davenport …

Entrepreneurial inspiration can sometimes be child's play

<b>I’d like to thank the pre-teen series of books called The Babysitters Club for helping me become the entrepreneur I am today.</b><p>For those of you not a …

Tweens

How To Talk About Your Biggest Weaknesses In A Job Interview

You’re in the hot seat and things are going well. You talk about your attributes, skills and strengths with ease. Just when you think it’s pretty much in the bag, the hiring manager asks that dreaded question: <i>What’s your biggest weakness?</i><p>“This is one of the questions people have the hardest time …

Fun Maps: NYC Subway Stations That Have Wi-Fi and Cell Service

Being late and stuck underground and unable to send a “Hey-I’m-running-late” is the worst. Memorize this map from WNYC’s New Tech City blog and next …

Finding a Job When You’ve Been Out of Work a While

While the economic recovery has marched steadily along, job growth continues to be anemic (see the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report). So there are still plenty of people out there looking for work. How can they find the right match in this market?<p>Finding a new job is a lot like finding a …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

How Does A Freaking Amtrak Train Get LOST In The Philly Suburbs?!?

An Amtrak train carrying 130 people got lost last week after it traveled too far backward while turning around and ended up on local tracks in the suburbs of Philadelphia.<p>Amtrak says the train, which was headed to New York from Philly, experienced a mechanical issue in the undercarriage of the …

NYC's 7 Best Happy Hours To Find Cheap Eats

Yes, we all love to knock back a drink or three without burning a hole in that pocket, but throw in some discounted snacks, and we've got ourselves …

How To Make The Perfect Poached Egg And Never End Up With A Sloppy Mess Again (PHOTOS)

Listen. Poached eggs are delicious, and I doubt you need to be convinced of that. What you <i>do</i> need to be convinced of, however, is that poaching eggs is easy. Before you start throwing things at your screen, just hear us out.<p>For some reason, many home cooks seem to be paralyzed by a fear of poaching …

Pork Tenderloin with Date and Cilantro Relish

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>This cut of pork can be very lean, so take care not to overcook it or it will be dry. Ideally, it should still be a little pink in the center.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 pork tenderloin (about 1½ lb.)<p>Kosher salt and …

13 things you may not know about Mark 'Chopper' Read

Notorious former underworld identity Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read has died after a long battle with liver cancer. But how much do you know about</i> …

Five Hangover Food Curatives

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by S. Zainab Williams</i><p>The raw, heartless light of a brand new day tugs your eyelids open, forcing you to face the ugly consequences of a long evening's dalliance with your fair-weather friend, Johnny Walker, and the Rudolph-nosed denizens of that sticky karaoke bar. …

Food

Consultants Should All Get Real Jobs

I challenge all consultants to spend some time — at least a year — back in a “real” job, working shoulder to shoulder with the same kinds of people who pay for their advice. So few authors and experts are willing to do this, because they’re afraid. They know it’s much harder to be accountable for a …

21 Awkwardly Sexual Album Covers

The Strategy of Penetration is actually a pretty solid record.

TipTop, A Service For Finding the Best Thing in a NYC Neighborhood

TipTop is a service built by Betaworks that allows users to search for the best thing in a given neighborhood. For example, you can search for the …

The Perfect Minnesota Road Trip

Midwesterners drive. We just do. In my experience, few sane Easterners will drive four hours to run an errand, then turn around and head back home …

Mississippi River

Brooklyn's Best Coffee Bars

Except for during that precious week or so set aside for vacation, our regular schedules involve us waking up way earlier than we’re ready to, and …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 141<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

5 Ways To Fund Your Small Business

Every small business owner knows that financing can be simultaneously one of the most important and most difficult challenges a company faces. There’s startup capital, there’s funds to tide you through the lean years, there’s money needed to expand your scope. We’ll break down your options for …

Best Ways To Prepare Now To Land A Job In 2014

Now that fall’s approaching, you might be starting to make your Thanksgiving plans. This is actually also an ideal time to begin preparing to find a new job in 2014 or maybe even switch fields entirely next year.<p>Fortunately, it looks as though hiring will pick up in the coming months.<p>John Silvia, …

Starting a business? Tap the cloud for SAAS or do it the hard way

by Danny Gorog<p>Setting up a business today is much easier than it was 10 years ago. Anybody who tells you differently is doing it wrong.<p>I’m not …

Google Docs

Things to do in New York: Great days out in the city

<b>RECOMMENDED: New York neighborhood guides</b><p>Horizon-expanding New York neighborhoods<p>Things to do<p>Manhattan: Harlem<p>Head north for top-notch jazz, tasty …