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10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Dropbox<p>1. "Favorite" Files for Offline Reading<p>2. Use Dropbox as Your Default Documents Folder<p>3. Email …

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14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

Top Five Startup Tips From Spanx Billionaire Sara Blakely

For the cover of our recent World’s Billionaires issue, I profiled Sara Blakely, who took a simple idea — footless pantyhose — and turned it into a $1 billion business. At 41, the inventor of Spanx is now the youngest self-made woman on the Forbes rich list.<p>Since our first meeting last summer, I’ve …

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Speedy weeknight suppers: chicken puttanesca

Spicy, sweet and salty: this well known Italian sauce is full of taste bud pleasing flavours which liven up the chicken.<p><i>Serves 3-4</i><p>1 onion<p>1 clove garlic<p>½ red chilli<p>6 chicken thigh fillets<p>2 tbsp olives<p>4 anchovies<p>1 tbsp capers<p>2 tsp tomato puree<p>1 tin chopped tomatoes<p>Fresh basil leave, roughly …

Recipes

Radish and Butternut Pilaf with Almonds & Greek Style Yogurt

<i>A veggie’s delight get your 5-day with this radish and butternut pilaf with almonds and greek style yogurt recipe. Filled with everything a true</i> …

Light Fish Broth

<i>Balmy days call for a light lunch, so why not treat your bodies to this nutritious fish broth recipe. The perfect meal option for those looking to</i> …

6 Ways To Improve Content Marketing

<i>This post was co-authored with Jordan Boshers.</i><p>If you have spent any time following the online marketing world recently you will be very familiar with the term “Content Marketing.” Content marketing consists of creating compelling content that is not directly promotional but that provides value to …

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Startups

How to Think Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett doesn't care how well a potential business partner did in school. He looks for these three qualities.<p>When deciding whether he wishes to do business with someone (which usually involves buying that person's company), Warren Buffett says that he looks for three things:<p><b>Energy</b><br>Does the …

stayingfocused

5 Reasons the Word 'Success' Should Send Shivers Up Your Spine

We all crave it. But hitting it big can be a double-edged sword.<p>Every entrepreneur strives for success. But be careful: achieving it comes with its own set of problems, problems that can doom a business. Indeed, over the years I have seen way too many businesses go under about a year after they …

Motivation

How to Do Your Own PR

Why pay big money to a PR firm when it's so easy to get media coverage? Here's how to do it on your own.<p>When you're starting a business, the best ways to acquire new customers is to build some media buzz. And that means doing some of what's usually called "public relations" or PR.<p>Most entrepreneurs …

Public Relations

3 Habits of an Entrepreneur's Perfect Spouse

Here are three crucial tips for keeping your marriage and company on track.<p>Investor Carl C. Icahn, began his career on Wall Street in 1968--and is now worth an estimated $20 billion dollars. But he didn't get to the top alone. The 77 year-old investor has publicly attributed much of this success to …

Relationships

What Lion Tamers Know About Focus

Running a business can feel like a circus, juggling tasks while trying to maintain balance. Here's how to stay in control.<p>My family has a long-standing ritual of going to the circus when it comes to town. One act in particular always fascinates us: the lion tamer.<p>The lion tamer has three tools to …

Time Management

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11 Productivity Hacks From Super-Productive People

Need something to light a fire under you in the New Year? Here’s your match.<p>Productivity is a hot topic at <i>Fast Company</i>, and one that our contributors and the CEO types we cover spend time thinking about (efficiently, before crossing it off a list, of course).<p>In 2012, I got addicted to swiping …

Time Management

How CEOs Stay So Productive

Even the bigwigs get tempted by the latest cat video. They just figured out how to kick the habit with some simple mind hacks and easy-to-use apps.<p><i>“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”</i>-–Paul J. …

Productivity

Gros Ventre Residence by Stephen Dynia Architects

Gros Ventre Residence is located in Jackson, Wyoming and was designed by Stephen Dynia Architects.<p>The home boasts stunning views over the surrounding …

A red wine detox holiday in France

I'd always thought of red wine as my nemesis. Every time I managed to get close to my wedding day weight – many years and two children ago – a couple …

Wake Up with Yoga

Get out of bed: Use these yoga tips to make mornings easier<p>all-day energy<p><b>Ban the bleeping beeps</b> <br>alarm clock<b>Zen Alarm Clock</b>www.now-zen.com<p><b>Day break 1:</b> <b>mountain pose (supta tadasana)</b><p><b>Day break 2:</b> <i>nidra</i><i><br>The Bliss Principle: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress</i><b>corpse pose (savasana)</b>benefits of posture, relaxation, …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

Virgin: the world's best passenger complaint letter?

Here we reproduce a complaint letter sent to Sir Richard Branson, which is currently being emailed globally and is considered by many to be the world's funniest passenger complaint letter.<p>Dear Mr Branson<p>REF: Mumbai to Heathrow 7th December 2008<p>I love the Virgin brand, I really do which is why I …