Traci Hollander

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Swing Chairs and Neon Cocktails in Cow Hollow

You know what bars don't have nearly enough of?<p>Swings. Yep, swings.<p>But we're happy to report that the madness stops at Del Mar, a new tropical oasis …

11 Essential Fashion Pieces That Are Totally Worth the Investment

If you've always dreamed of owning a Burberry coat or Saint Laurent bag, now is the time to invest. These timeless and versatile pieces are totally worth the splurge because they will never go out of style. If you want to treat yourself to something nice to spruce up your wardrobe, we made it easy …

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

Why Most Salespeople Are Order Takers And Not Sellers

Quick, what do you consider to be the number one job of sales people? Quick, answer it in your head.<p>Are you thinking about it?<p>I will give you a hint. It’s NOT selling stuff or driving revenue or some results oriented thing.<p>What do you think? What have you come up with?<p>Did you say:<p>Building …

Selling

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter | Inc.com

If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're just starting your company, …

Employment

The Success-Killing Mistakes Even Smart People Make (and How to Avoid Them) | Inc.com

What does it take to be truly successful? Genius grant recipient Angela Duckworth and others have pointed to grit--the ability to persevere in the face of obstacles and setbacks--as a key quality that helps some people reach huge achievements while others fall short.<p>But, it turns out, there's good …

Self-improvement

Will Trump vs. Clinton be a nailbiter?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democrats knew a general election battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would be rough, but many never considered the potential of a nailbiter.<p>During a primary in which Trump usurped the GOP establishment, alienated crucial sectors of the general electorate on issues …

Government

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

How the changes to Social Security affect you

<b>WHAT is Changing with Social Security?</b><p>The two strategies affected by the new law (that law being the 2015 budget) are known as File and Suspend and Restricted Application.<p>File and Suspend allowed you (generally the higher earner in a couple) to file for, but suspend taking, your Social Security …

Here's what Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and 22 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 24 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Employment

Here are the 14 rules behind Amazon's brutal workplace

The New York Times just published an in-depth look at some of the cutthroat tactics Amazon management uses to keep its employees working hard.<p>The article describes a pretty intense workplace — performance reviews where employees feel they have to "diplomatically throw people under the bus," for …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Good Eggs Makes Big Layoffs, Shuts Down Outside Of SF

Bad news for Good Eggs, the 2011-founded food delivery startup that just this last year raised $21 million in funding according to TechCrunch. Today …

San Francisco's Best Rooftop Bars

Our sunny spring has been hijacked (boo to this premature chilly, cloudy weather).<p>But we're holding on to hope for brighter, warmer days before Karl the Fog sets in for summertime.<p>Because we love you, we put together a cheat sheet of rooftop bars that you can have at the ready as soon as a nice day …

The Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco Right Now, March 2018

Tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater usually all have the same question: <b>Where should I eat</b> <i>right</i><i>now</i><b>?</b> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort, where to sip the cocktail of the moment. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial …

Obamacare tax surprise looming

The next Obamacare controversy is right around the corner.<p>Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to help pay for coverage will soon have to reconcile how much they actually earned in 2014 with how much they estimated when they applied many, many months ago.<p>This will likely lead to some very …

Health Care

Here's a Smart Way To Boost Your Tax-Free Retirement Savings

Q: I am maxing out my 401(k). I understand there’s a new way to make after-tax contributions to a Roth IRA. How does that work?...<p><b>Q: I am maxing out</b> …

Best Holiday Gift Ideas Under $50 - Consumer Reports News

<b>Looking for a few holiday gifts less than $50, but more than $25? We plucked a few good ideas from our reviews. If you're budget is a bit bigger,</b> …

Michelin San Francisco Bay Area 2015: Benu and Saison notch three stars - Inside Scoop SF

The Michelin Guide has announced its 2015 crop of stars for its annual San Francisco and Bay Area restaurant edition. And this year, there is significant news.<p><b>Benu</b> and <b>Saison</b> have been awarded three stars, up from their prior respective two star designations. They join the Bay Area’s other two …

MarketWatch

<b>MarketWatch is on Facebook.</b> To connect with MarketWatch, log into Facebook.<p>or<p>As stocks fell last week, Buffett was the one buying.<p>October 16, 2014 at …

San Francisco’s best outdoor bars #LoveLocalSF - Inside Scoop SF

When those rare warm days and nights hit San Francisco, everyone wants to get outside. And if drinking a pint or sipping wine alfresco is your idea of “getting outside,” then these spots are for you. Here are some of our favorite San Francisco bars and restaurants that have patios, rooftops or …

Winter Hair Tips From Celebrity Stylist Jon Reyman of Spoke & Weal

Walking out of Russian Hill salon <b>Spoke & Weal</b> last weekend, I felt glamorous and refreshed—like I had just converted to a new religion<b>.</b> Not only did …

Tracking down San Francisco’s top-secret denim factory

In the denim world, Gustin is a local legend. In 2013, the premium jeans brand raised $450,000 in a month by preselling American-made $200 selvage jeans for about $81 — setting a record for a fashion kickstarter campaign, according to Gustin founders Josh Gustin and Stephen Powell.<p>Their business …

Hurdles for ObamaCare in 2nd sign-up season

Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away.<p>Don't expect a repeat of last year's website meltdown, but the new sign-up period could expose underlying problems with the law itself that are less …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Allison Bell | May 08, 2018<p>Witnesses asked why Medicare Advantage plans should offer more benefits.<p>Allison Bell | May 08, 2018<p>Some did well. Some did …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Jared S Hopkins and Andrew Martin | April 06, 2018<p>A Chicago-based duo is selling a simple strategy — and companies they’ve worked with have raised …