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Rolling a Joint? Kid Stuff. Getting High, The Grown-up Way

Why the future of pot is going to be digested, not inhaled.<p>Linda Sands, a San Francisco mother who asked that I not use her real name, went on a resort vacation with her family this summer and took along a packet of THC-infused gummy candies. Each evening during the proverbial cocktail hour, the …

Cannabis

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans

Americans think it’s normal to hate their jobs. Let us introduce you to the Danish concept of arbejdsglæde. It means happiness at work. Here’s how Danish offices make sure it’s happening.<p>You will often see Denmark listed in surveys as the “happiest country on the planet.” Interestingly Danes are …

Here Are The Major Differences Between Successful And Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen, author and chief executive of Likeable Local, received a postcard that illustrated the traits and behaviors of successful and unsuccessful people.<p>The card came from fellow Entrepreneurs Organization member Andy Bailey, the chief executive of Petra Coach. Although the …

Self-improvement

The 12 Highest Rated Comedy Movies On Netflix Streaming

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9 Ways To Sound Like You Know What You're Talking About

Luckily for the not-so-natural speakers among us (in other words, most of us), speech coaches say the most important presentation skills can be learned. From slowing down the pace of speech to eliminating pesky "ums" and "ers," there are plenty of tricks for speaking with aplomb in front of an …

Public Speaking

Jeff Bezos To Social Cohesion: Drop Dead

Actually, the Amazon bigwig said: “If I hear that idea again, I’m gonna have to kill myself.” Why?<p>Upon reading the <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> cover story on Amazon, a portrait of Jeff Bezos emerges: He’s overwhelmingly intelligent, overwhelmingly prescient, and sometimes just simply overwhelming, as in …

21 Reasons Why Some People Get So Lucky in Life

Did you ever look at someone and think, "He is so lucky. He has money, he's in a great relationship and wow -- what a great career, being able to travel like that?"<p>I've done it too. And as my mind entertained this thought, I would find myself in an often depressing place overthinking about reasons …

Happiness

18 People Whose Incredible Work Ethic Paid Off

What distinguishes the merely talented from the truly great is drive — the willingness to get in earlier, stay later, and do more than everyone around them.<p>Whether it's staying up until 2 a.m. while working another job like Mark Cuban did to learn software or personally following up on customer …

Tim Cook

"What I Should Have Said" Moments

<b>1. The situation:</b> Your friend is having a rough time. Her boyfriend of two years broke up with her three days before their annual cruise (sticking …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

An Ancient Roman Text Offers Practical Advice That Might Change Your Life

<i>Wikimedia Commons</i>The Enchiridion ("The Manual") is a short read on stoic advice for living. Epictetus' practical precepts might change your life.<p>Epictetus, like Holocaust-survivor Viktor Frankl, believed in the fundamental ability to choose how you respond.<p>The Enchiridion is well worth a read.

Ancient Rome

The 15 Best Startups To Work For In America

That's because young companies, unconstrained by a traditional corporate structure, have the power to shape their own culture and mission as they get their businesses off the ground.<p>In an effort to highlight those organizations that have been especially dedicated to their people and culture, office …

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

Cinnabon President Reveals The Lessons She Learned As A Hooters Waitress

Cole credits much of her incredible business sense to the years she spent waitressing at Hooters.<p>The executive worked as a server for the chain in her teens. By age 20, she was on the brand's corporate side, training employees.<p>Cole shared some of her most important lessons learned while waitressing.<p>…

Customers

5 Business Lessons From A Peter Thiel Fellow

In 2011, Yu decided to leave his studies behind at Harvard University to become a Peter Thiel fellow, a two-year program that gives entrepreneurial minded young people $100,000 as an incentive to drop out of college and make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.<p>During his time as a fellow, Yu …

Entrepreneurship

7 Traits Of Executive Presence, The Key To Winning People Over

Although very different people, they both had that confidence and composure that allowed them to connect with others.<p>Chances are, you may need executive presence, too, to get venture capital for your business, motivate your staff or get a promotion. How important is presence?<p>In a survey of CIOs, …

Public Speaking

Gigaom | Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry executives do

Advertisement<p>Hal Varian, the chief economist at Google (s goog) and a former MIT professor, isn’t a practising journalist and has never run a media …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books