The unexpected cause of time wasters. And how to fix it

Your time is easily the most valuable asset you have. So in today’s post I’m going to show you an effective way to eliminate time wasters and replace them with high quality, eager prospective clients. The root cause probably isn’t what you’re expecting. To begin, I’d like you to think for a moment about how […]

Essence Names Interim Chief After Claim of ‘Abusive Work Culture’

An anonymous essay published on Sunday criticized Essence, the groundbreaking Black media brand, citing an “abusive work culture” in which bullying and sexual harassment were common. Since then, Essence has installed Caroline A. Wanga, a former Target executive, as its interim leader and has also pledged to hire law firms to conduct a review of […]

Promote Your Business with These 6 Inventive Concepts

Featured photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Congratulations! You are the very proud owner of your first business. Now it’s time to get working so that you can promote your products and services. It’s not always easy, but with a keen eye and unique ideas you can find great ways to stand out from the crowd. Sound interesting? […]

How to Take Your Online Business to the Next Level

Featured photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash Having an online business can be rewarding in a number of ways. You are your own boss, there’s no more nine-to-five grind, and you can generate a decent income. But what if you want to take your online business to the next level? RELATED ARTICLE: HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR […]

New York Changes Outdoor Dining Rule, Leaving Restaurants Scrambling

For restaurants and the New Yorkers who love them, the outdoor cafes that have sprung up across the city over the past two weeks have been one of the few bright spots in a grim season. Under an emergency program that began on June 22, about 6,800 establishments have been authorized to serve food and […]

NewMotion inks EV charging partnership with fleet leasing firm Alphabet

Alphabet’s 168,000 customers and business fleet drivers to gain access to NewMotion charging network and smart home chargers Business fleet leasing firm Alphabet has teamed up with NewMotion to offer smart electric vehicle charging for its 168,000 UK customers both at home and on the go, with a new partnership that covers both home electric […]

Florida State University Child Care Policy Draws Backlash

Florida State University appears to be walking back an announcement that suggested it would not allow employees to care for children while working from home during the coronavirus outbreak. “We want to be clear — our policy does allow employees to work from home while caring for children,” the university said in an email to […]

Gay Culverhouse,Who Helped Injured Football Players, Dies at 73

Gay Culverhouse, who put aside her career focusing on special education and child psychiatry to join the family business, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the N.F.L., and who went on to champion the cause of former professional football players debilitated by dementia and other health issues, died on Wednesday at her home in Fernandina Beach, […]

Hugh Downs, Perennial Small-Screen Fixture, Is Dead at 99

Hugh Downs, whose honeyed delivery and low-key but erudite manner helped make him a familiar face and voice on television for half a century, and whose career included long stints as host of both “Today” on NBC and “20/20” on ABC, died on Wednesday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. His family […]

Goodbye to the Wild Wild Web

It felt like a dam breaking, or the changing of a guard. Within a 48-hour period this week, many of the world’s internet giants took steps that would have been unthinkable for them even months earlier. Reddit, which spent most of its life as a lawless free-for-all, banned thousands of forums for hate speech, including […]

Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3

Three major cultural institutions in the Berkshires will reopen this month, following the greenlight from Charlie Baker, the governor of Massachusetts, who said on Thursday that the state would move into Phase 3 of its reopening plans. In a joint statement, Mass MoCA, the Norman Rockwell Museum and the Clark Art Institute outlined the programming […]

Net Zero Festival: More top speakers confirmed

Bosses at BT, OVO Energy, Shell, Anglian Water, and many others have joined the line-up for the world’s first Net Zero Festival More top green business leaders, campaigners, and academics have joined the line-up for the Net Zero Festival this autumn, as calls for a green recovery that accelerates the net zero transition continue to […]

The Big U-turn

A swell in coronavirus cases is forcing U.S. cities, states and companies to change course, threatening what had appeared to be a fragile economic comeback.

BNP Paribas sets out rules for coal financing phase out

In a string of new measures unveiled yesterday, the bank has tightened its rules on providing finance to companies invested in coal, giving European firms until 2021 to align their coal strategies with a 2030 exit date. Companies planning to build new coal-fired power plants will no longer be able to get financing from BNP […]

Vattenfall gets green light for 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm

BEIS gives nod to huge 1.8GW wind farm proposed by Swedish energy company, as it delays approval for Ørsted’s Hornsea Three project for the fourth time Vattenfall has been given the all clear to build the mammoth 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore windfarm off the east coast of England. Planning consent was granted earlier this week […]

Driving Older Cars: Light on Tech, Heavy on Fun

Cars have never been more tolerant of the bone-headed driving mistakes — like speeding into a turn — that decades ago were likely to cause a crash. But there are drivers who still prefer the challenges and potential perils of the machines of the past, feeling that they provide a more pure driving experience. There […]

Will Europe or the US Recover Faster from Coronavirus?

BRUSSELS — After the devastating financial crisis of 2008 and 2009, the United States recovered much more quickly than Europe, which suffered a double-dip recession. This time, many economists say that Europe may have the edge. The main reason America did well was the rapid response of the government and the flexible nature of the […]

The Boat Business Is Booming

In April, when reality set in for the advertising executive Joseph Gordon — that his family’s spring and summer vacation plans were canceled, that his two kids’ camps would likely be canceled, too — he cast about for an escape. After a lot of research, Mr. Gordon, 40, of downtown Manhattan, located two 19-foot Yamaha […]

Carbon Clean Solutions closes $22m funding round

Carbon capture and separation technology pioneer pulls in backing from oil and gas giant Equinor in second major funding round UK-based carbon capture specialist Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL) has today announced that it has closed a new funding round, pulling in $22m of investment from Equinor Ventures and ICOS Capital. The Series B funding […]

We’ll find a way

There’s something exceptionally powerful in the 4 word phrase, ‘We’ll find a way’. It’s quite literally transformative. Just consider the impact it has in each of the following scenarios. Then we’ll look at opportunities for you to apply it directly into your business. We’ll find a way: It’s a springboard to growth and development. We’ll […]

Buried in N.J.’s Budget Cuts: a Break for a Billionaire

New Jersey lawmakers passed a stopgap three-month budget this week that included $4 billion in cuts. The temporary spending plan was described in news releases as “painful,” “austere” and “bare bones,” a bitter but necessary pill to offset the devastating toll the coronavirus has taken on the state’s finances. It was fast-tracked to meet Wednesday’s […]

Test Drive: The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo

MONTICELLO, N.Y. — The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S plots our escape from New York, luring me to play hooky from coronavirus home-schooling. The latest, wide-hipped version of the classic sports car burbles happily in eighth gear. I relax in the sculpted embrace of sport seats, Fiona Apple’s new album chiming through a Burmester audio […]

Judge Lifts Temporary Order Blocking Tell-All Book From Trump’s Niece

TOPLINE A judge on Wednesday ruled publisher Simon & Schuster can release a tell-all book written by the president’s niece, lifting a temporary restraining order blocking its publication imposed by another judge just a day ago. U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory … [+] Board in the […]

AEW Fyter Fest Results: Winners, News And Notes From Night 1

Cody retained the TNT Championship at AEW Fyter Fest, Night 1. Credit: AEW AEW Fyter Fest featured an entertaining showcase of matches as Cody, Hikaru Shida and the team of Kenny Omega and Hangman Adam Page all retained. It was also announced that Jon Moxley’s AEW world title match against Brian Cage, previously scheduled for […]

Conversation, Now.

When’s the last time you had a meaningful conversation? For most Americans, the answer is rarely, or never. Why does Conversation matter? What killed Conversation?

Jon Moxley Vs. Brian Cage Rescheduled Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Jon Moxley was pulled from AEW tapings amid COVID-19 concerns. Credit: AEW AEW has rescheduled Jon Moxley’s July 8 world championship match against Brian Cage, which will now be held at Fight for the Fallen on July 15. AEW announced the news on Fyter Fest, Night 1 as Taz confirmed as much in a fiery […]

How Boeing And Airbus Should React As Airlines Restructure

The Boeing regional headquarters is seen amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 29, 2020, in … [+] Arlington, Virginia. AFP via Getty Images The 737Max has taken its first new test flights and it seems there is a path to that plane coming back over the next half year or so. Airbus has announced a […]

CEOs Of Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google Agree To Testify At House Antitrust Hearing

TOPLINE The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will testify together before the House antitrust subcommittee, escalating scrutiny from lawmakers as the tech giants also face antitrust investigations from federal and state officials.  As chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, Rep. David Cicilline … [+] (D-RI) has been investigating tech […]

How Many Stealth Warplanes Are There In The World—And Who Has Them?

Maj. Paul Lopez, F-22 Demonstration Team commander, flies a twilight demonstration during EAA … [+] AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on July 28, 2019. U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Samuel Eckholm Lots of countries are developing stealth warplanes. Fewer actually are acquiring them. And of those that are, just one—the United States—is acquiring them […]