Peter Jaques

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The Logic of DNA Replication Makes a Case for Intelligent Design

Why do I think God exists?<p>In short: The elegance, sophistication, and ingenuity of biochemical systems—and their astonishing similarity to man-made …

Biochemistry

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

New restaurants in Des Moines: 17 places that have opened this year

CLOSE<p>This city's culinary scene is doing some amazing things. With James Beard Award nominees, award-winning barbecue, and a fantastic farmers' …

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

The Best Way To Play KIMCO Realty With Yields Up To 8%

Thesis<p>Shopping center and mall REITs have been beaten down fairly substantially in the last 2 years as Amazon (AMZN) (the Death Star) consumes all of …

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

It Is Never Too Late to Learn These Top 7 Powerful Leadership Habits

No matter what type of organization or industry you're in, it's possible to become a more effective leader, inspiring your people to give their very best every day of the week.<p>A lot of time, energy and money has been spent in the study of leadership. Even with all the studies, there is still little …

Five decades after Chicago's greatest skyscraper boom, city aims high again

Fifty years ago this month, construction of the John Hancock Center topped out.<p>It was a dramatic moment in a still-unmatched development cycle in Chicago, where three skyscrapers over 1,000 feet tall -- including the world's tallest, Sears Tower -- were completed in a five-year period ending in …

Young And In REITs: An Introduction To My Portfolio And Me

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Kevin Cavanagh as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money …

5 Fundamental Tactics for Making Your First 6 Figures, No Matter What Industry You're In

Whatever your service or product, there are only so many ways to connect, build trust and make that all-important first sale.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With billions of people using the internet and social media every day, there has never been a better time to …

Marketing

The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook: Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2018</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Whether you're imagining your new business to be the next big thing in Silicon Valley, a pivotal B2B provider, or an anchor in your local community, the "HBR Entrepreneur's Handbook" is your …

This Entrepreneur Borrowed $125,000 as a Teen, Then Used It to Build the $1 Billion Jersey Mike's Brand

Peter Cancro was just 17 when he bought the sandwich shop where he worked. Here's how he turned it into the billion-dollar chain of franchises that Jersey Mike's is today.<p>On a cold, clear night in March 1975, Peter Cancro knocked on his high school football coach's front door in Point Pleasant …

Jersey Shore

6 Emotions That Make Customers Buy

Customers make decisions at the gut level. Here's how to use the customer's emotions to your advantage.<p>Customers make purchasing decisions because they have carefully considered a set of good information, right?<p>Wrong.<p>Buying decisions are <i>always</i> the result of a change in the customer's emotional …

4 Underrated Email Productivity Hacks

The average person spends 28 percent of their work week reading and responding to emails. Imagine what you could achieve with just a few of those …

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebee's — here are the businesses they like the least

There are many complex reasons millennials' preferences differ from prior generations', including less financial stability and memories of growing up during the recession.<p>"I think we have got a very significant psychological scar from this great recession," Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly …

Applebee'S

Apartment Rents Drop as Commercial Real Estate Sours

And transactions in the apartment sector plunge.

The One Change That Might Save The Dying Performance Review

Just measuring performance only gets you so far. Here’s how to track whether everyone behaves in ways that match your values.<p>Organizations and managers expend enormous amounts of time and effort tracking employees’ processes and results. Plenty are no longer seeing the payoff, with many …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

How to Evaluate, Accept, Reject, or Negotiate a Job Offer

Congratulations! You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. How should you assess the salary as well as the other perks? Which publicly available information should you rely on? How should you try to get a better deal? And what’s the best way to decline an offer …

Employment

A Game Plan for That Conversation You’ve Been Putting Off

Have you been putting off an important-but-difficult conversation? Perhaps you just can’t bring yourself to share some negative feedback with a peer. Or maybe you are hesitant to admit to something you did wrong. Either way, your dread is probably growing over time as you imagine worse and worse …

How to Write a Cover Letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know …

Lessons on empire-building from real estate developer Rick Caruso

© Reuters. Lessons on empire-building from real estate developer Rick Caruso<p>By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire real estate …

Real Estate

5 reasons why there's more to coworking spaces than just work

Work as we know it is changing. With an emerging gig economy, and the advent of technologies that allow us to work from almost anywhere, many …

U.S. Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier can't fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford is already two years behind schedule, and the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier is facing more delays after the Pentagon's top weapons tester concluded the ship is still not ready for combat despite expectations it would be delivered to the fleet this …

5 Indispensable Qualities of a Great Leader

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

Boeing turns 100: A look back at aviation history

Boeing turned 100 years old on Friday, marking a full century of aerospace innovation.<p>Today, the company remains one of the largest companies in the …

Fast food still includes an ingredient with no purpose and plenty of negatives

In the U.S., McDonald's fries have a whopping 19 ingredients—including sodium acid pyrophosphate, which keeps the fries' color from getting dull. This is strange since you'd think that all we really expect of French fries is for them to at least vaguely mimic the color of a potato.<p>Then there's …

McDonald's