Rick Fazio

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Never Heard of a DAO? Here's Why It's Going to Become The Hottest New Type of Corporation

Almost any businessperson on board with blockchain will promote the value of decentralization, and DAOs fit the mold.<p>You may have not heard of the abbreviation DAO, but it is a term that should keep popping up with more frequency during the blockchain boom. It stands for decentralized autonomous …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Six Verbs That Make You Sound Weak (No Matter Your Job Title)

Sometimes it’s the smallest words and phrases that shape how you’re perceived around the office. Here are a few to watch out for at every level.<p>Your job title isn’t the only thing that determines how influential you are. Every word you use at work expresses your personal brand, from your confidence …

Jumpstart Your Weight Loss With a Soup Diet That Actually Tastes Great

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been …

Customer Service

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Learning

London startup CityStasher raises $1.1M for its ‘Airbnb for luggage’

London-based CityStasher is building what it calls an ‘Airbnb for luggage’, a network of brick and mortar businesses across Europe that will store your luggage for a few hours after you have checked out or are waiting to check into your travel accommodation.<p>To help with this mission, CityStasher …

With a New App, You Can Live the Yacht Life for $120 a Day

Yachting the French Riviera carries connotations of Champagne-fueled deck parties, zipping around the turquoise sea on jet skis, and having a crew to …

Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

Investing

Use Social Media to Connect Face to Face With Your Business Network to Drive Your Success | Inc.com

When will we ever use this in the real world? I remember hearing that question posed by students over and over again when I was in school.<p>Now, years later, as the founder of Social Marketing Solutions, I get questions from entrepreneurs about social media and how they can convert online …

7 Easy Chinese Food Recipes So You Can Give the Delivery Guy a Break

We all love Chinese food, but isn't it high time to put down the take-out menu, take out a pan, and try cooking our favorite dishes ourselves? (In …

5 Ways to Cultivate Culture in Your Startup | Inc.com

<i>By Nav Athwal, founder and CEO of RealtyShares.</i><p>Never underestimate the power of company culture. Most know a positive foundation can fuel creativity and productivity for years, but many fail to see this vision through. As a founder and CEO, I've made developing a well-defined culture a priority. …

Elasticity

Seafood Finds a New Home in These Stuffed Shells

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I'm not sure how it is that I'd never fully realized it until recently, but many of the most famous Italian-American baked pasta dishes are...exactly the same. Manicotti, lasagna, baked ziti, stuffed shells. All. The. Same. Each one combines a type …

Italian Food

The Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza

GalleryThe Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza<p>I've got a confession to make: <b>I love pan pizza.</b><p>I'm not talking deep-dish Chicago-style, with its crisp crust and rivers of cheese and sauce. I'm talking thick-crusted, fried-on-the-bottom, puffy, cheesy, focaccia-esque pan pizza of the kind that you might …

How to Make Chicken Piccata That's Crispy, Buttery, and Bright as Sunshine

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Several months ago while working on a fried chicken cutlet recipe, I stumbled on the single most important factor in elevating those cutlets from mere greatness to brain-melting splendor. It's butter. I had some …

Cooking

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Creamy White Chili With Chicken

<i>Close your eyes. Let your mind float upstream and imagine a world in which all beans are tender, all chicken is juicy, and all chili is white. Let it envelop you in its warm, creamy broth, tingle you with its layered spices, and taunt you with its hint of lime and cilantro.</i><p><i>You there yet? Good. Now</i> …

Start a Business: 9 Steps to Validate a Business Idea While Keeping Your Full Time Job | Inc.com

You want to start a business, but you're not sure your idea will work -- and you're definitely not ready to quit your full-time job and dive right in. Is it possible to validate your business idea while maintaining the safety net your full-time job provides?<p>Absolutely.<p>The following is from Ryan …

Entrepreneurship

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You | Inc.com

From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form complete opinions about people based on quick impressions of …

Anger Management

The detoxing soup you can make in 20 minutes flat

It’s mid-January and the urge might be to abandon all New Year’s resolutions. (Hey, been there, done that—or, you know, <i>not</i> done that.) But resist: …

For Smooth, Stable Cheese Sauces, Cornstarch and Evaporated Milk Are Your Friends

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I don't know much about football, but I <i>do</i> know that if you're stuck watching a game at your friend's house, for no discernible reason other than to see New York teams get creamed, you'll be much happier if you've got …

Extracted

How the Best Sales Teams Set Goals for a New Year | Inc.com

Average sales teams are, well, average. By contrast, brilliant sales teams are rare. However, the best of the best share certain behaviors that are the most obvious at the beginning of each sales year.<p>Here are the differences that make the biggest difference:<p>1. Timing<p><i>Average sales teams</i> wait until …

Selling

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

Cooking

Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things | Inc.com

When you work hard every single day and there's only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it's well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy.<p><b>The Paradox of Possessions</b><p>A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology …

Happiness

Want to Know If You'll Be Successful This Year? Take This Quiz to Find Out | Inc.com

We can't Google answers for the things we really want to know: Will I have a successful, fulfilling career? Will I find true love? How much time do I have left to live? The future can't be known for sure.<p>We can, however, look at probabilities and adjust our behavior to take them into account. …

Self-improvement

10 Ways The Best Leaders Reach Goals

Things I really ought to do:<p>1. Be more considerate of others<p>2. Listen more<p>3. Get in shape<p>4. Eat more vegetables<p>5. Recycle more waste<p>6. Finish that project I started several years ago<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>Like me, you know what you ought to do, and it’s important to do it. Occasionally you are reminded by …

Self-improvement

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

Healthy Eating

Start 2017 Off Right With These 100 Motivational Quotes | Inc.com

I think we can all agree that 2016 was an interesting year and that its best to just leave it at that. So farewell to 2016 its time to hit the reset button and start 2017 with a new outlook.<p>Start 2017 Off Right With These 100 Motivational Quotes:<p>"If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands …

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The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it …

Notepads

How To Influence People By Remembering This One Thing | Inc.com

This story starts with my glasses.<p>By now, if you've watched me enough on Bloomberg Television, you'll know that a few years ago I began to wear glasses on air. The reason why is rather mundane: one early morning my contact lenses tore while I was putting them on, giving me no choice but to leave my …

CEOs