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8 Culture-Building Secrets from Two Exceptional Places to Work | Inc.com

Unlimited vacation and volunteering time. Jobs built around strengths. Eager mentors. Policies that focus on treating people like humans. You would think I was describing Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory or some other working utopia. Actually, it's a perfect description of two real-life company …

Steal Competitor's Customers with Effective Comparison Pages

<i>Meagan French is the founder of</i> <i>Lotus Growth</i><i>, a consultancy helping SaaS companies acquire and convert more customers.</i><p>Marketing your SaaS startup in a crowded space with many competitors presents its own set of challenges. Chances are, you’re going up against companies that have more funding, more …

Canon reveals details for future telephoto lens line

COLOGNE, Germany -- Beefing up its telephoto lens line, Canon plans to revamp an aging 100-400mm zoom and bring a novel technology called diffractive optics to more models.<p>Lenses are key to camera company profits: the more lenses a photographer has, the harder it is to move to a rival's system of …

Cameras

'Virtual Reality Camera System' uses 6 Red Dragons to make 360-degree video magic

Oculus/Facebook, Samsung, Sony, Google. We're about to be flooded with virtual reality hardware, but what about content? While John Carmack works on the gaming side, the folks at NextVR (formerly Next3D) have been developing camera rigs to record live video in full surround that will let VR units …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

The 27 Maps That Explain America

With that in mind, we've put together a new edition of the 27 maps that explain America.<p>You'll find pretty much everything in here: eating and drinking habits, pet ownership, ethnicity, language, and more.<p>Check it out.

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'Snowboard' through the city streets with LEIF's electric freeboard

Add two inline skate wheels with 360-degree rotatable casters to the base of a skateboard and you've got a <i>Fast and Furious</i>-style drifting device known as a freeboard. Developed in the '90s, these boards are an off-season way to enjoy the smooth carving and extended slides of snowboarding when all …

Gluten-Free Banana Berry Pancakes Recipe

Traditional pancakes are white-flour belly bombs, loaded with gluten that can irritate your digestive system. Fortunately, you can make …

Bodybuilding Nutrition: Healthy Snack Options

While getting a healthy array of body-friendly food at crucial mealtimes - breakfast, lunch and dinner - should be the cornerstone of your overall …

10 Questions CFOs Should Ask Their Controllers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I first became a chief financial officer, 25 years ago, I had taken a few accounting courses, but I was not a CPA. Like many CFOs, my background was in investment banking and financial analysis. I was lucky; I worked with a terrific …

10 Ways Modern Enterprise Performance Management Changed Businesses

<i>Christian Gheorghe is CEO of Tidemark, the cloud-based enterprise analytics company.</i><p>“This data is 90 days old, but that’s okay.”<p>When was the last time you heard a C-level executive say <i>that</i>? My guess is it’s been a while, because these days, if you don’t have real-time access to the data that drives …

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …