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Raw Meat. Tim Ferriss — The 4-Hour Chef. Hello, everyone — meet Tim Ferriss.

Tim Ferriss — The 4-Hour Chef

You might know him from that time he set the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive tango spins in one minute on Live With Regis and Kelly. STOP STEALING DREAMS: Seth Godin at TEDxYouth@BFS. 21st Century University. Inspiring Motivational Video: Cross the Line™ (schools) The Struggle.

Don't admit that your faith is weakDon't say that you feel like dyingLife's hard then it feels like diamondsYour home's just far too goneMuch too late to even feel like tryingCan't understand what I'm sayingCan't figure out what I'm implyingIf you feel you don't wanna be aliveYou feel just how I am— Lupe Fiasco, Beautiful Lasers Every entrepreneur starts her company with a clear vision for success.

The Struggle

You will create an amazing environment and hire the smartest people to join you. Together you will build a beautiful product that delights customers and makes the world just a little bit better. The RANT - John Carlton's Official Blog. The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon. This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ?

The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon

Tough to forget isn’t it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple. A lot of easy money being lent to buyers who couldn’t afford the money they were borrowing. The Man Who Broke Atlantic City - Magazine. Don Johnson finds it hard to remember the exact cards.

The Man Who Broke Atlantic City - Magazine

Who could? At the height of his 12-hour blitz of the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, last April, he was playing a hand of blackjack nearly every minute. Dozens of spectators pressed against the glass of the high-roller pit. Inside, playing at a green-felt table opposite a black-vested dealer, a burly middle-aged man in a red cap and black Oregon State hoodie was wagering $100,000 a hand. Word spreads when the betting is that big.

College for $99 a Month by Kevin Carey. August 20, 2009 11:40 AMCollege for $99 a Month The next generation of online education could be great for students—and catastrophic for universities.

College for $99 a Month by Kevin Carey

By Kevin Carey Like millions of other Americans, Barbara Solvig lost her job this year. A fifty-year-old mother of three, Solvig had taken college courses at Northeastern Illinois University years ago, but never earned a degree. Ever since, she had been forced to settle for less money than coworkers with similar jobs who had bachelor’s degrees.

Luckily for Solvig, there were new options available. Investment Bankers vs. Consultants. Are You As Busy As You Think? No Business Like Snow Business: The Economics of Big Ski Resorts - Derek Thompson - Business. Don't be confused by the soft powder.

No Business Like Snow Business: The Economics of Big Ski Resorts - Derek Thompson - Business

Ski-nomics at Vail and Whistler/Blackcomb is a hardened and savvy industry. Meet the mile-high strategies that keep America's largest ski resorts in the black. Vail The view is best from the top. Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work. The Myth of Japan’s Failure. DESPITE some small signs of optimism about the United States economy, unemployment is still high, and the country seems stalled.

The Myth of Japan’s Failure

Time and again, Americans are told to look to as a warning of what the country might become if the right path is not followed, although there is intense disagreement about what that path might be. How much does Social Media cost companies in 2011? UPDATE: If you would like to view my Social Media Consulting Rate Sheet to see what I charge for my services, please click here.

How much does Social Media cost companies in 2011?

Click here to get the 2012 Price Update to this post. Last February I wrote a post about the prices companies could expect to pay for basic social media services. Top 50 Most Motivational People on the Web. 1.)

Top 50 Most Motivational People on the Web

Oprah Winfrey: Legendary business woman urging everyone to “Live Your Best Life” Oprah’s latest: Fill in the blank – the one thing I wished I had become is __. The one thing I will become is __.FacebookTwitter 2.) Tony Robbins: Peak Performance Coach Tony’s latest: 100 yr old Marathoner breaks record + 80 yr old champion takes to a new level watch: What limit can you break now? TwitterFacebook 3.) 4.) 5.) 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) How I Got 100,000+ New Email Subscribers In Under One Year. Impossible?

How I Got 100,000+ New Email Subscribers In Under One Year

I did it in 11 months and 9 days with a niche site that solved a problem, but didn’t get a ton of traffic. The traffic I did get, subscribed, purchased, and told their friends that were looking for similar information. Top 10 Famous Hockey Quotes. Inspirational Hockey Quotes. TEDxJuanDeFuca - Taylor Conroy - How to Build a School in 3 Hours. Baby Laughing Hysterically at Ripping Paper (Original) Funny Hockey Pranks. Academic Video Lectures. Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature.

Human nature is one of those things that everybody talks about but no one can define precisely. Every time we fall in love, fight with our spouse, get upset about the influx of immigrants into our country, or go to church, we are, in part, behaving as a human animal with our own unique evolved nature—human nature. This means two things. First, our thoughts, feelings, and behavior are produced not only by our individual experiences and environment in our own lifetime but also by what happened to our ancestors millions of years ago. Second, our thoughts, feelings, and behavior are shared, to a large extent, by all men or women, despite seemingly large cultural differences.

How to Become an Early Riser. It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom. – Aristotle. The Dwindling Power of a College Degree.