Brendan Minard

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How to Amass the First $100,000 of Your Portfolio

Updated December 27, 2017<p>No statement has better summed up the emotional and practical struggles confronting average people attempting to build a …

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

Doggy daycare owner shares how to create a pet care company

Bruce Casalis, founder of a daycare for dogs, reveals how he built a business in a sector where one mistake can cost you everything, and why we spend so much on our beloved pets.<p>If you want to see a man about a dog, speak to Bruce Casalis, who will have looked after 600 pups and pooches this week …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

3 Healthy Crockpot Recipes Pinterest Users Are Obsessed With

We're all about indulging during the holiday season, but we're not exactly fans of all the added calories that come along with it. In the spirit of …

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

Medicine

The 11 Step Ultimate Guide: How to Build a Niche Website That Can Make $2,985 a Month

If you are learning about building niche websites, then you've just landed on the only resource you will need to get started.Today, I am going to …

Get the Cheeseburger Recipe That Won Rachael Ray's Burger Bash 6 Times

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

Crockpot Moroccan Chicken | Goop

This braised chicken dish is stupid easy to make but thanks to the mix of spices tastes incredibly complex. We love this spooned over cauliflower, …

Recipes

How to Stop a Dog from Pulling on Its Leash

When taking a dog for a walk, <i>you</i> should guide the path of the dog —not vice versa. Besides being a minor embarrassment for its human owner, a dog who …

How to make the perfect cacio e pepe

It’s 2016 most popular pasta dish, but should you use spaghetti, how much pepper do you need, is pecorino or parmesan best – and how do you achieve a smooth, creamy sauce?<p>If you’ve never heard of it, don’t worry – until about two months ago, neither had I. Then, suddenly, cacio e pepe was …

Italy

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Marketing

7 Graphic Design Resources for Non-Designers And Businesses on a Budget

While I firmly believe nothing can compete with a seasoned graphic designer and their years of experience, as someone who has worked with a lot of small and medium sized businesses I get it; budgets are tight and not every business has the luxury of putting a graphic designer on payroll despite …

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

The Ultimate Front End Development Bundle | TechSpot Store

<b>Complete Guide to Front-End Web Development & Design</b><p>Learn Primary Web Programming Languages & Watch Your Job Prospects & Income Soar<p>The information …

Goulash

Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<br>• 2 large yellow onions, chopped<br>• 3 cloves garlic, chopped<br>• 3 cups water<br>• 2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce<br>• 2 (15-ounce) cans …

24 One-Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Change Dinner Forever

SEAFOOD PASTA<p>Bee Yinn Low of <i>Rasa Malaysia</i> uses shrimp, clams and scallops but insists you can use any combination of fishes you choose. “It’s really …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Trying Really Hard to Catch Treats in Midair

At the smell of a crispy biscuit and the sound of the word ‘treat,' dogs tend to lose control. They may leap, their eyes may widen, their jowls may wildly flop about. In his series, <i>Dogs Catching Treats</i>, German photographer Christian Vieler has captured that magical moment right before the thrown …

This Is What The Shape of Your Butt Says About Your Health

The size of one’s butt may say a lot about the overall health of a person. It is commonly believed that fat storage anywhere are terrible for the …

I've been a wealth adviser for 20 years — here are 10 of the best pieces of money advice I can give you

1. Put your money where <i>your</i> happiness is.<p>It is an incredible understatement to say the San Francisco Bay Area is an expensive place to live. Whether you come from money or just joined Facebook, you will have to make trade-offs to keep your head above water here — make the tradeoffs that are …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

You'll Want to Bookmark Audrey Hepburn's Spaghetti al Pomodoro Recipe

The famed actress ate it once a week.<p>Audrey Hepburn played many roles over the course of her life: actress, dancer, philanthropist. But home cook isn't a word used to describe her very often. Maybe it should be.<p>In <i>Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit</i><i>,</i> Hepburn's son Sean Hepburn Ferrer describes his …

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

<b>Categories</b>Autism & ADHD, Big Pharma, Carolanne Wright, Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health & Medical, …

Stanford Professor Releases Free University-Level Digital Photography Course

A Stanford professor releasing his entire course for free. It sounds too good to be true, no? Fear not, for it has actually happened.<p>Marc Levoy is a …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Self-improvement

Eating Low Carb for Weight Loss

People often think about starting a low-carb diet because they've either heard that it's a fast way to lose weight or have fallen prey to the idea …

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

This tech entrepreneur says these 5 business apps will change your life

Technology entrepreneur Dale Beaumont recently launched BRiN, the world’s first artificially intelligent business advisor. Created in collaboration …

Apps