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Which supplements have supporting scientific evidence?

Recently the New York State attorney general’s office ran tests on popular store brands of herbal supplements at the retailers — Walmart, Walgreens, Target and GNC — which showed that roughly four out of five of the products contained none of the herbs listed on their labels. In many cases, the authorities said, the supplements

3.5 Billion People Apply for a Job

Food for thought from Barry Ritholtz’s wonderful podcast series: Masters in Business: Dan Alpert FEB 10, 2015 11:02 AM EST By Barry Ritholtz src: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-02-10/masters-in-business-dan-alpert Quote from Dan Alpert: This all goes back to something that we all lived through. And that is that we saw the collapse of the socialist world, the emergence of

Summary: The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, by Al Ries and Jack Trout (2 of 2)

I revisited the book The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, by Al Ries and Jack Trout (1994). Below is a brief summary of the second 11 (the first 11 Laws were listed in a previous post). Law 12 (The Law of Line Extension) There’s and irresistible pressure to extend the equity of a brand. One

Summary: The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, by Al Ries and Jack Trout (1 of 2)

I revisited the book The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, by Al Ries and Jack Trout (1994). Below is a brief summary of the first 11 (I’ll post the second 11 soon!) Law 1 (The Law of Leadership) It’s better to be first than it is to be better. The basic issue in marketing is

Bill Murray’s Advice on Relaxing Your Way to High Performance

Bill Murray Day @ TIFF: Bill Shares Personal Philosophy & his Cab Driver Story (Sep. 5, 2014) “You have to remind yourself that you can do the very best you can when you’re very, very relaxed, no matter what it is, whatever your job is. The more relaxed you are, the better you are. That’s

QOTD / Lowest Bidder

It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. -Alan Shepard  

Drupal websites need to be regularly maintained and updated

Great article today from hackertarget.com SRC: http://hackertarget.com/28-days-after-drupal-exploit/ It’s now 28 days after the so-called #Drupageddon and up to 57.5% of the top 10,000 Drupal websites still have not applied the patch. “The key point in this experiment is that systems that are not regularly maintained and updated when patches become available will be a liability

Imagine yourself in 50 years…

“Imagine yourself in 50 years. You’re in your early 70s, near the end of your career. You’re sitting on your couch, having just watched the State of the Union holographic address by President Kardashian. You begin to ponder your life. The career successes, how you’ve been able to provide for your family. You’ll think of

Wonderful lecture by Photographer Norman Seeff at The E.G. Conference 2014

A wonderful lecture by photographer Norman Seeff, who explains how he connects with his subjects and explores “creativity beyond control”. Norman Seeff (EG8) from EG Conference on Vimeo. Description May: 2014, Norman Seeff discusses his emotional, and singular approach to creative work. From Tina Turner to Steve Jobs, from Steve Martin to Joni Mitchell, from

U.S. Social Network User Penetration, By Age

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