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Crash Course: 8 Ways to Discipline Your Kids

Whether you’re a parent or babysitter sometimes you need a go-to trick or two—or three— when it comes to discipline. All families develops their own …

15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

Job-offer negotiations are rarely easy. Consider three typical scenarios:<p>You’re in a third-round interview for a job at a company you like, but a firm you admire even more just invited you in. Suddenly the first hiring manager cuts to the chase: “As you know, we’re considering many candidates. We …

Adorable Photos of a Mother and Daughter Yoga Tandem

What happens when yoga instructors have kids? They have yoga practicing kids, of course! That’s exactly what New Jersey-based Laura Kasperzak has …

Data, driverless cars and the future of the insurance business

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Courtesy of Jurvetson, Flickr Creative Commons<p>The ability to use terabytes of data to set insurance pricing is helping …

Bizible Partners With Optimizely To Improve A/B Testing For Sales Teams

Marketing analytics startup Bizible just announced a new feature allowing users to integrate Optimizely with Salesforce.com.<p>Bizible CEO Aaron Bird said this integration is the first of its kind for Optimizely. By giving sales teams A/B test data, they should get a much more sophisticated …

PayPal’s secret weapon: A Silicon Valley success story you’ve never heard of

Stan Chudnovsky might have a classic Silicon Valley story, but he’s anything but a typical tech exec.<p>Chudnovsky landed at San Francisco International from his home in Moscow in 1994 with $20 in his pocket.<p>Twenty years later, the affable and intensely intelligent Russian emigre finds himself …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Bogleheads® investment philosophy - Bogleheads

<b>The Bogleheads®</b> follow a small number of simple investment principles that have been shown over time to produce risk-adjusted returns far greater …

Investing

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

Three Reasons Your Startup Will Suffer Without DevOps

DevOps—it’s not just the latest buzzword from the IT sphere. It’s a paradigm shift in the way technology companies look at the marriage between software development and the infrastructure that powers it.<p>It’s wrong to assume that only enterprise businesses can benefit from or need a DevOps strategy. …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

In Big Companies, Lean Is Only One Piece of the Puzzle

In 2010, one of us was sitting in a room at the Harvard Business School with Eric Ries and a number of budding entrepreneurs. They were pitching their ideas and plans to Eric and their peers; once the pitch was complete, the group would then brainstorm. One of these young entrepreneurs in …

LinkedIn Doesn't Matter To The People Who Need It Most

The career site's struggle to court young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn is powerful, profitable, and growing. The only problem? It may be leaving behind the audience that needs them it most: young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn isn't alone. Plenty of legacy social networks are up …

Profit

15 Career Insights From Benjamin Franklin

But throughout his life, he played several other imperative roles — politician, inventor, scientist, musician, entrepreneur and author. He also gave tons of great advice (which he admitted that he only tried to follow) in his serialized "Poor Richard's Almanack" and elsewhere.<p>On the 223rd …

Sheryl Sandberg

How The Balanced Co-Founders Went From Meeting On Craigslist To Raising Millions From Famous Investors

In a recent discussion with Balanced co-founder, Jareau Wade, I couldn’t help but notice the story of his startup was anything but typical. Sure, they’re headquartered in San Francisco and their 3 founders including Wade, CTO Mahmoud Abdelkader, & CEO Matin Tamizi spent months both living and …

I do not fear death

I will pass away sooner than most people who read this, but that doesn’t shake my sense of wonder and joy<p>I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. I hope to be spared as much pain as possible on the approach path. I was …

Thomas Keller On Why Passion Shouldn’t Drive You

Even if you aren’t a foodie, chances are, you’ve heard the name Thomas Keller–the creative culinary force behind The French Laundry, Per Se and Bouchon. A while back, I interviewed Keller for a piece on culinary schools published in <i>Lucky Peach</i>. But as with any article, a lot was left on the cutting …

Getting Crazy Ideas Off the Ground

How you manage the period between when an insight is first generated and when a concept is judged ready for development is the key to getting discontinuous innovation off the ground. These are ideas that don’t fit the existing capabilities or the incumbent business model, don’t have an obvious …