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Small Business Administration

Status<p>Indicator<p>Automated Metrics<p><b>Overall Progress this Milestone</b><p><b>Inventory Updated this Quarter</b><p>517<p><b>Number of Datasets</b><p>11<p><b>Number of APIs</b><p>1<p><b>Bureaus represented</b><p>…

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

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 …

Salesforce

How To Avoid A Speeding Ticket

I was driving down a San Diego freeway with my brother Rodney. We were in my wife’s bright red Mustang convertible, with the top down.<p>I’d just picked him up from the airport. Over the noise of the air whistling by us—at 80 MPH—we were catching up on lives, careers and kids.<p>Coming around a curve, I …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

5 min read<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of …

Motivation

Smart ForTwo owner misses point, swaps in big block V8

He's not actually a Smart ForTwo owner – he's a guy who built a custom chassis with a Chevrolet big block at the front that can fit a ForTwo body. And yes, there's almost nothing under that diminutive skin except a tube frame, an engine and a seat – the driver's helmet can't be more than a few …

Slick Car Concepts by 600v

Any car lover simply goes crazy when seeing a super slick car concept. To imagine the thrill of driving such a cool concept is just awesome. So I …

Amazing

Each Porsche Sold Earns Average of $23K Profit

You want that crest painted? It’ll cost you extra.<p>There were times when the relationship between Volkswagen and Porsche could have been better. Yes, their histories were intertwined from the beginning when Ferdinand Porsche constructed the original Volkswagen. But the cooperation turned sour a …

10 Surprising Spirits from Around the World

While the Russians and Polish may stake claim to having invented vodka, they certainly don’t hold the exclusivity to making it anymore. Today, the …

Ferrari theme park to open at PortAventura resort near Barcelona

Attractions to include Europe's fastest and highest vertical accelerator and a hotel in the shape of an F1 front wing<p>Ferrari has announced plans to open its first theme park in Europe, bringing the prancing horse to the PortAventura resort near Barcelona.<p>Due to open in 2016, the 75,000 metre square …

National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project: CDC, AASM Announce New Sleep Initiative

Sleep is about to get its moment in the public health spotlight, thanks to a new partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.<p>The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, announced today, aims to bring …

New duties on horizon for internal auditors

Even as assurance and compliance responsibilities are expanding for internal auditors, a significant shift in their strategic duties is on the …

How to keep leaders from leaving public accounting

<b>“Soft skills are vitally important for accounting and finance professionals. So much, in fact, that ‘Soft skills are the new hard skills.’”</b> <b><br>— Robert</b> …

Accounting Firm Process Model

A few years ago, I was working on the interior components of our firm, and there were so many different ideas coming at me, that I had a hard time …

The Evolving State of Accounting Firm Workflow

<b>From the Oct. 2013 issue.</b><p>Change comes in waves that sometimes are less astounding when looking at them in the present, but can be dramatic when their …

Red Wine Cheat Sheet

Have you ever struggled to choose a bottle of wine? We are all familiar with the most popular varieties, but are unsure what they will taste like. …

The 5 ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch

The 5 'Inside the Actors Studio' Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch<p>Simply known as the “seminar” for the students of the Actors Studio Drama …

What Should Be On Every Actor's Demo Reel?

<b>Max Ghezzi</b><br>Killer Demo Reels, Solana Beach, Calif.;<p>Your demo reel is your commercial. With it, you hope to convince the viewers that you, the featured …

17 Pieces of Advice for the First Semester of Acting School

As you start your journey towards your acting career, remember these pieces of advice to keep you out of trouble in your college's theater department.<p>…

Cohousing with Entrepreneurs at Crashpad

I’ve been involved in the sharing economy since 2007 when I first joined Zipcar in college. Initially, my participation was born of financial …

Share Your Plane? Why Luxury Could Be The Next Big Sharing Economy Market

Exploring the market for renting a private island, sharing a plush jet, and even booking a mini palace.<p>We are a share-happy nation.<p>In fact, the age-old philosophy once relegated to kindergarten classrooms–you must share!–has become a veritable disruptor to the way we think about services, …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …