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Master your big-screened Apple iPad with these handy tips and tricks

Behind the iPad’s slim exterior, Apple has hidden away a trove of tools and capabilities you can use to make your iPad experience faster or more …

Apps

The Best home security systems

Looking for a great home security system? Home security systems differ quite a bit in terms of what’s offered. Some old school systems like ADT might …

Home Security

Netflix’s new documentary Extremis shows the tension of end-of-life care.

Documentaries often deal in sadness and Netflix’s new short <i>Extremis</i> is no exception. A film on end-of-life care that is shot entirely in an Intensive …

Documentaries
Marketing

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

Culture, like brand, is misunderstood and often discounted as a touchy-feely component of business that belongs to HR. It’s not intangible or fluffy, it’s not a vibe or the office décor. It’s one of the most important drivers that has to be set or adjusted to push long-term, sustainable success.<p>Get …

Leadership

Culture: Why It's The Hottest Topic In Business Today

Last year Merriam Webster’s dictionary stated that ”culture” was the most popular word of the year. Well, it has now become one of the most important words in corporate board rooms, and for good reason.<p>We have a retention crisis. New Deloitte research shows that culture, engagement, and employee …

Employee Engagement

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Human Resources

For a Change of Pace Hop Aboard a Barge in France

<i>Guillaume de Vaudrey also contributed to this article. All images by Guillaume de Vaudrey</i><p>While I usually write about cars and travel every week, for a change of pace let's head to the water. Even better, let's head to France where few experiences are as peaceful and bucolic as taking a European …

France

Top 8 Best Places To Buy Property In Europe

<b>Cheapest And Best Places To Buy Property In Europe Right Now</b><p>Diversifying your portfolio into euro-valued real estate is a better idea right now than …

Sunday Classic / Nymph Fishing, There’s Nothing Wrong With It

My good friend Dan Flynn nymphs a run, because it’s the right method for the conditions. Photo By: Louis Cahill<p>It seems like every where I look, I …

Fishing

39 Philosophical Thought-Provoking Quotes By Albert Camus

Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy …

Game Of Angels Maps Tech Influence Networks

The angel investors' world is fascinating.<p>They are at the forefront of what's happening, and you could even argue: they get to decide what's going to …

APIs
Real Estate

Could Your Mortgage Payment Double?

Despite record-low interest rates, monthly mortgage payments may double for more than one million American homeowners. That's because a decade ago they opted for "interest-only" loans or home equity lines of credit. But most of those loans were structured to reset after 10 years -- at which time …

Personal Finance