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Emiliano Grillo wins in PGA Tour rookie debut at Silverado

NAPA, Calif. -- Given another chance, Emiliano Grillo was determined not to let this one get away.<p>Seven months after he missed a 3-foot putt that …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

A Great Product Means Little Without Great Salesmanship

Want to grow your business? Be prepared to "become obsessed" with being a great salesperson, says one successful entrepreneur.<p>You may believe your business is fundamentally about the product or service you're offering. Think again.<p>"If you are really serious about entrepreneurship, if you are really …

Entrepreneurship

You Cannot Solve What You Don't Understand

Why do so many attempts at innovative problem-solving fall flat? They target the wrong problem.<p>"If I had an hour to solve a problem, I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions."<p>-- Albert Einstein<p>We stumbled on this enlightened quotation recently, and …

Innovation

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

Seven Customer Service Lessons I Learned In One Day With Richard Branson

It’s rare to find a leader who elevates the experience for employees and customers to such a degree that other brands benchmark against his or her company. I recently had a unique opportunity to spend a day with one such leader, an entrepreneur and billionaire who has built a brand considered the …

Billionaire Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Backs More Students To Skip School, Start Companies

Last spring, billionaire Peter Thiel taught a class at Stanford University on startups, imparting his own knowledge taken from founding PayPal and funding companies like Facebook to students in packed lecture halls over a 10-week quarter.<p>But despite his time in front of his alma mater’s …

A look inside Netflix and how Reed Hastings built a streaming empire

<i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today ran a feature story on Netflix and its CEO Reed Hastings, providing perhaps the best look yet at the inner workings of the streaming service. Among the interesting tidbits, we now have a definitive number for just how large Netflix's content catalog is; the company's …

Remember when Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield posted a photo of Bermuda from space last month? He posted a second one [below] saying “Bermuda is beautiful, both above and below the sea.” http://bernews.com/xzak