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The Best Time to Drink Coffee, According to Science

When is the best time to drink coffee? I used to be just like everyone else. I woke up, hit the snooze a couple of times, and then bee-lined it straight for my already brewing pot of coffee. Obviously, I’d set it the night before, because how could I stand to wait 10-minutes in the…

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Is Reading Fiction a Waste of Time? Probably Not, Studies Find

Is reading fiction a waste of time? A statement made by the frontman of the band Oasis caused quite a bit of controversy in 2013. In a British GQ interview, Noel Gallagher stated: “I only read factual books. Novels are just a waste of f–king time.” Fiction-lovers were quick to call Gallagher the Big Bad…

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What Football Has Taught Me About Business

I put on football pads for the first time in 1997. I was a nine-year-old boy, who until that point hadn’t seriously played any sport. To be honest, I had no idea how the game even worked. Though, I was lucky to have my best friend on the team, and his father as a coach.…

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Double Your Reading Speed in 5 Minutes

I started regularly reading books when I was in my teens. It used to take me over an hour to read 30 pages. Thinking I was born a slow reader, naturally I spent a lot of time trying to correct my problem. In pursuit of a normal reading speed (about 200 words per minute), speed…

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5 Powerful Expressions for Entrepreneurs to Live By

Many entrepreneurs about to start their businesses fret over every detail, as if their business is a rocket ship preparing to take off into space. It’s a common misconception that there is no second chance to recalculate your course once you’ve taken off. This is far from the truth. Businesses are rarely overnight successes; take…

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Daily Rules for Working Remotely

I love the Cave offices. Working with our team in Fort Lauderdale and Toronto is not only productive, it’s enjoyable. The more fun I’m having, the harder I work, so it’s always great to be in the same physical location as my teammates. Recently though, I’ve had to learn how to work remotely, spending nearly…

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8 Email Service Providers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Who am I? I’m a guy who tested 8 popular email service providers over the past month while looking for one that fit our needs. I really wish I was kidding. One of the side effects of all this is that I’ve become somewhat of an expert on what makes a good email service provider…

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The Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People

What’s the difference between being rich and being poor? Often, it comes down to daily habits (there’s a reason the Power of Habit is my second favorite business book). For those of you who have ever wondered what Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffet have in common: you’re in luck. Take a look at the infographic…

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5 Tools That Help Remote Teams Be Productive

As it stands, we’re a company of seven people – Three in Toronto, two in Vancouver and two in Los Angeles.   Needless to say, remote work environments present a series of challenges. How do you communicate, and collaborate effectively? How do you measure accountability? How do you make sure everyone feels like they’re part…

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Look to The Girl Scouts For Advice on Social Media

Think Twitter doesn’t need to be a part of your digital marketing strategy? We often hear this from traditional businesses and it couldn’t be further from the truth. You don’t have to be a startup to benefit from the micro-blogging platform. Traditional organizations around the world have shown that Twitter is not just for angst…

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