Jacques Du Toit

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6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What separates the most successful business people from the average white-collar professional? Aside from the fact that they can buy and sell your most prized possessions a …

Entrepreneurship

This Founder is Setting the Example for What a High-Growth Female-Led Cannabis Business Looks Like

Brittany Carbone is the founder and CEO of TONIC, a wellness company that develops CBD based topicals and orals from organically grown, hemp-derived CBD.<p>Prior to starting TONIC, Carbone was a professional personal trainer, a devotee to natural wellness remedies, and someone who battled anxiety. …

Cannabis

How This Colorado Cannabis Company Commands 20% Share of Edibles...

<b>Exclusive Interview with Wana Brands Co-founder and CEO Nancy Whiteman</b><p>Co-founder and CEO Nancy Whiteman refers to Wana Brands as “the OG of infused …

Is Your Small Business Leveraging Its Google My Business Page?

Developing a social media strategy can be difficult as there are so many different platforms to choose from. Not every business needs to have an account on every platform. And it doesn’t make sense to have a social media account without a goal or purpose. That’s why, at BusySeed, we sit down with …

Small Business

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Productivity

6 Food Packing Tips to Fuel Your First Backpacking Trip

If you’ve ever done a day hike that stretched your limits, you know that hiking really gets you in touch with your hunger. That’s especially true if …

Backpacking

Founder, Not A CEO - Some People Need To Start Companies, Not Run Them

<i>Tom Savage is a founder.</i><p>That is nothing out of the ordinary, at least as far as our startup-mad culture is concerned. The Bristol native has started a half-dozen companies and initiatives in his 17 years as an entrepreneur since leaving university, the most recent and ambitious of which was Wholi, …

Entrepreneurship

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

Vivobarefoot Swimrun

Vivobarefoot design shoes based on the simple principle that being barefoot is the healthiest way for you and your feet to be, their ultra thin …

Bivystick Makes Off-Grid Communication a Snap

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech<p>BivyStick turns your cell phone into a satellite communication device for peace of mind when you’re off the …

The treasure hunters on a deadly quest for an eccentric's $2m bounty

We want to imagine ourselves as great explorers, doing bold deeds which aren’t available or feasible in today’s world Chris Hanson, treasure hunter<p>Sacha Johnston was inching along a dirt road in a narrow canyon in northern New Mexico. “Just guide me,” Johnston said to her search partner, Cory …

New Mexico

Fatmap Is Like Google Earth (on Steroids) for Hikers

Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions and a mimeographed trail map from a local bike shop. The ride is remote but …

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

How to Plan a Road Trip

Road tripping is one of our favorite ways we like to explore the great outdoors, especially national parks - and we’re determined to see all of them. …

Infographic: 6 trends shaping the digital advertising industry

Digital channels are dominating the advertising market.<p>As the landscape expands, new avenues for distribution and, ultimately, new challenges are …

The Ultimate USA Travel Bucket List

Unique summer bucket list ideas to inspire your travels!<p>Are you planning a trip around the USA and looking to add some off-the-beaten-path …

National Parks

11 Must-Have Free Travel Apps for Your Next Trip

With over a million different apps available on both the Apple and Android app stores, sorting the good from the bad isn't easy. This is as true in …

How To Be Highly Successful And Unstoppable

To get ahead in your career or seek out a new job, you need a high level of self-confidence.<p>You have a couple of options, including dedicating months to absorbing dozens of self-help books, spending a small fortune on a career and life coach, giving up because it’s too hard or simply following this …

Motivation

14 Insider Travel Hacks To Save Time And Money

The romance of the Jet Age arguably died decades ago now, perhaps in an immigration queue at Luton Airport. But there are ways for the frustrated …

Training That Sticks: More Than Edu-tainment

Let’s be honest. People often sing the praises of training. But when times get tough, the training budget is usually the first to be slashed.<p>Why? Because although training may receive nice “smile sheet” feedback, it often provides little if any measurable return on investment. It doesn’t stick.<p>ATD, …

7 Tips For Taking Your Friend On Their First Camping Trip

Over the years I've come to learn that the the outdoors is for everyone, some people just don't know it yet. I believe every person has a wild side …

Surfers can check the tide on their wrist with Nixon’s Base Tide Pro

Surfing is a culmination of experience, skill, patience, and a little luck. The more knowledge you have of the rising and falling tides, sunrises, …

The 100 Skills That Every Backpacker Should Know

This is the time of year when backpackers everywhere are preparing to set out on an epic summer trip. It could be just a weekend escape to their …

Eclipse Barefoot Sandal

Finisterre, are a clothing brand committed to designing innovative products for cold water surfers around the world. Together with minimalist running …

Shoes

Norsepower: Why European Ships Are Switching Back To Sails

There’s something strange happening in Europe’s €145bn shipping industry.<p>A technology from the 1920s is making a turbulent comeback, as tanker ships from global shipping giants like Maersk are once again embracing huge sails and wind power.<p>But not like you’ve ever seen before.<p><b>From horsepower to</b> …

Shipping

How to find cheap flight deals: 5 expert tips

Book early with Asian airlines for Christmas and ‘peak-east’ flights<p>Most airlines – especially east Asian ones – get their business from local passengers. This means prices are set according to national holidays and in Asia this means that flights around western holidays, such as Christmas and …

Thomas Cook

Go ultralight with the BivyPack — a backpack that transforms into a tent

Serious backpackers are trending toward ultralight gear. There has been a revolution within the industry to reduce the weight, bulk, and redundancy …

Backpacking

Eight Free Ways to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip

I get it. Between $10,000 mountain bikes and $59 merino T-shirts, outdoor activities can get real expensive, real fast. But buying things isn't necessarily the best way to have more fun outdoors.<p>Here are eight solid upgrades you can make for free, all guaranteed to boost how much fun you'll have on …

Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken to TechCrunch, the “Telegram Open Network” (TON) will be a new, ‘third generation’ blockchain …

Video: How to Clean Your Hydration Reservoir

REI is continuing its ongoing video series of how to care for our favorite outdoor gear. This time out they've shared tips on how to clean a …