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Car Salesman Confidential: Fear and Desire

I once worked for a man — who was a very good manager — who told me, “It’s far easier to fire someone than it is to turn them into a success.” I couldn’t agree more.<p>The job of all sales managers, like all coaches, is to turn their players — their salespeople — into winners. But it’s very, very hard …

Car Salesman Confidential: How We Get Paid

These Days, the 'Home Run' Is Harder to Come By<p>I am a commissioned salesperson.<p>I get paid a commission every time I sell a car. My commission is a percentage of the profit. At the dealership where I work, I get paid 25 percent of the “front-end” profit and 5 percent of the “back end.” The front-end …

Porsche 917 by Steffen Jahn

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• Cars<br>• German<br>• Photography<br>• Vintage<p>Steffen Jahn is a Stuttgart-based photographer responsible for some of the most …

Drone Photography Tips and Techniques: Everything you need to know to produce amazing aerial photos and videos Kindle Edition

A comprehensive guide to drone aerial photography and video. Learn the methods and techniques necessary for filming real estate, action sports, …

Taking Tips From a Younger Generation

The footage you can capture with one of these remote-controlled aerial vehicles will blow any other vacation slide show away. Personal Tech Columnist …

Parrot Introduces Oculus Rift-Enabled Drone

Parrot has unveiled its most advanced drone yet.<br>The Bebop is tricked out with an HD video camera, built-in GPS, an array of image-stabilizing sensors …

National Geographic uses drones and robots to capture stunning images of African lions

"This is more than a wildlife story."<p>© Michael Nichols/National Geographic<p>Michael Nichols has spent the past two years living with lions in Tanzania. An award-winning photographer and editor, Nichols ventured into Africa's Serengeti Plain in July 2011 to document a pride of lions for a feature …

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Review: Fly Higher, Farther, and More Intuitively

Parrot's second-gen recreational drone packs new hardware that makes for a smoother, more controlled piloting experience<p>After enthusiastically covering the debut of Parrot at the Consumer Electronics Show back in 2010, PopSci went on to honor the camera-equipped, remotely-piloted quadrotor with a …

Funding Daily: Cute li'l drones

We ruffians at VentureBeat have a soft spot for drones — especially when they’re little and cute. So do the folks in venture-capital circles. We’ve got funding news for drone-maker Skycatch and a few other companies in this Friday edition of Funding Daily.<p>Drones-with-software maker Skycatch takes …

TOTD: What’s the Best Porsche Of All Time?

“Porsche Wednesday” might not have quite a ring to it, but it didn’t stop us from publishing three Porsche road tests this morning: a 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS and 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS First Drive, a 2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4S First Drive, and a t2014 Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition First …

Articles about glowing box home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the …

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Macan Expected to Help Porsche Crest 200,000 Global Sales

The new 2015 Porsche Macan will help the Stuttgart-based automaker hit 200,000 in sales next year, says Porsche chief Matthias Mueller. Porsche initially expected to crest 200,000 in sales globally by 2018, but high demand for the new Macan crossover has Mueller thinking Porsche will hit the mark …

2013 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Long-Term Update 4

Braking Bad<p>I may sound like a brainwashed VW fanboy, but there is little about the GLI that I dislike. The one exception is the vague, squishy brakes. The problem with the braking is not one of performance, but of feel. When driving at normal speeds, the pedal exhibits little feel and also has very …

Jay Leno's Last Show and Lasting Legacy: Saving a Tear for the Third Act

The comedian got what he always wanted -- "The Tonight Show" -- but at what cost? His ambition hurt his place in TV history and made secondary his …

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Articles about 7 clever loft spaces small places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>In …

Small Spaces

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Outdoors

Scientists to Monitor California Kelp Forests For Fukushima Radiation

19 government & academic institutions involved in testing<p><b>Paul Joseph Watson</b><br>Infowars.com<br>January 14, 2014<p>While publicly downplaying the threat posed by …

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>…

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Rock Band Invites 11-Year-Old Guitarist Onstage — What He Does Next Blows Away the Band (and the Audience)

When 11-year-old Nebraska native Aidan Fisher took off with his dad to the Steel Panther hard rock concert in Kansas City last month, he was on a mission.<p>The sign he carried to the gig, directed to the band’s guitarist, said it all:<p>Image source: Yahoo News<p>But wouldn’t you know that when Fisher and …

A jumbo mortgage without a jumbo down payment

Private mortgage insurance is slowly starting to creep back into large home loans, adding a new fee for some wealthy borrowers.<p>Traditionally, this …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

Build List

This is a build that is just getting started. Not all of the parts are ordered or printed as of 5/27/2018. Hopefully in the next few weeks all parts …

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