Kirk Hayes

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Improve Any Pitch With One Question

What if you could dramatically improve the success of your pitches with just one question? You can. The trick? It’s not a question you ask a prospect. It’s a question you ask yourself.<p>One of the advantages of being part of a small company is that I get to learn from a variety of departments. …

Business Development

29 Compliments Your Kids Need to Hear From You

Among the growing list of things that your kids need from you every day, both physically and emotionally, is to feel loved, valued, and special. Even though some parents are always oozing with compliments for their kiddos while others are worrying that they're praising their kids too much, children …

3D Touch for Power Users

If you read and listen to enough opinions in the Apple-sphere, you know that there are widely varying views of 3D Touch. Some quickly gave up on it, others found it indispensable, and there seem to be plenty of people in between. When Apple first announced the feature alongside the iPhone 6s, I was …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

Employers' Declaration of Independence From Traditional Health Insurance

Employer frustration over the devastating collateral damage from a severely under-performing healthcare system is boiling over. Across America and across all types of organizations, every day there is the equivalent of a Boston Tea Party. Employers are recognizing that there has been a …

The Vanual Camping Van

When the going gets tough and you want to get the hell out of dodge, a weekend retreat or getaway can be the perfect remedy. In fact, some fall in …

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

10 best glamping spots in Northern California

Forget pitching a tent and sleeping on the ground.<p>We've tracked down 10 places in Northern California where you can have that wonderful "great outdoors" experience and sleep comfortably.<p>From pretty log cabins in Mount Lassen National Park to yurts perched over the Pacific in Big Sur, these …

Northern California

Dry Tortugas National Park – Heaven at Sea

Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most beautiful marine parks in the U.S. the picturesque area has turquoise waters that would typically be …

National Parks

33 spots all Bay Area kids should visit to get close to nature

The Bay Area is brimming with natural beauty, providing families with an amazing outdoor playground filled with delights.<p>A hike along the coast might lead to a whale sighting or a walk through the woods means looking up into the tops of trees that are among the tallest on the planet.<p>It's the …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

National Parks

DIY - Wood Greenhouse - Quiet Corner

If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own vegetables, we will show you all you need to …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

12 Reasons Why Disorganized People Are More Intelligent

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

Men's Style Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Being a man doesn’t always mean you’ll know the fastest or best way to get a job done. Manuals and following rules tend to evade us and we’re natural …

Lens Techniques: The Close Up Portrait

Although it’s very hard to think “stills” and “video” on the same shoot, the fact is that even though I’m shooting mostly video these days, after 35 …

17 ways successful people think differently about money

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

How To Use Games To Teach Your Children Valuable Money Lessons

While the media is full of advice on how to build wealth to leave an inheritance for children, there is much less information available for parents on how to teach kids about money management. Yet when respondents to the National Federation of Credit Counseling’s 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy …

Concrete Countertops Tutorial; Kitchen Renovation Idea

<b>How to Build and Install Concrete Countertops Tutorial</b><p>Hi Remodelaholic readers! I’m Jessie and I blog over at Imperfectly Polished. I am thrilled to …

How To Not Raise Spoiled Children: 7 Crucial Money Lessons

When fellow Forbes contributor Vanessa McGrady was checking out at Trader Joe’s, her three-year-old daughter requested jellybeans. Upon hearing the response “No, not today,” the toddler shouted, “But we have enough money!” prompting laughs from the other customers.<p>Even at that age, children make …

26 Best of the Best Antique Shows In America

Check out our coast-to-coast guide to the top spots for finding vintage treasures.<p>Check out our coast-to-coast guide to the top spots for finding …

Top 7 Project Management Tools

<i>Keep Track Of Your Resources With Project Management Tools</i><p>When you start a new project, you need to allocate money, supplies, and personnel to the …

25 Great Home Projects and What They Cost

It’s rare for homeowners to dust off their hands and say, “There! Our home is complete!” There’s always something we feel we can do to make our …

Home Improvement

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

THE AMAZING PVC GUN

Introduction: THE AMAZING PVC GUN<p>About: When I was six, my parents bought me a marble contraption set, and I have been building stuff since! I love …

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

Say goodbye to dimpling with these easy exercises.<p>Dimples on your cheeks are cute. But dimples on your butt cheeks—not so much. Sadly, cellulite spares few women. By some estimates, 98 percent of us develop these stubborn lumps and bumps in unfortunate places like our tummies and thighs. Recent …

How to Work Less and Get More Done

The co-creator of the famed project-management system SCRUM outlines its 10 guiding principles.<p><i>In the book</i> SCRUM: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time <i>(2014, Crown Business)</i>, <i>Jeff Sutherland discusses his unique management process, which has come to revolutionize the tech world. In the</i> …