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Picking Experts and the Quest for Great Weight Loss Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 11.28.2014 | Business
Don McNay

The best way to have a successful weight loss surgery is to treat it like a business project. I have definite goals, measurements, objectives, benchmarks, time frames and a vision on where I want to be within a year.

Has Someone Stolen Your Idea?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

People who steal tend to have pretty lousy karma, and chances are that "your" idea will eventually just turn to dust in their hands. While you, as a creative genius, are a never-ending fountain of ideas! You can just create and create and create.

4 Things You Need to Know to Get a Life You Love

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexis Sclamberg

A few years ago, I was a licensed lawyer who didn't want to practice law, in an unhappy relationship and feeling constantly fatigued despite my best...

What We Do When We Don't Know What to Do

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

Maybe in our time of not-knowing, we who are white can realize that we should not try to be in charge for a change, that we should support the leadership of people of color, the experts in this movement. Maybe we can try to take a few steps forward together.

Design Professionals Building Business Capabilities

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Riddhi Shah Experts and generalists are less than useful, however those who thoroughly master a discipline while having a broad gener...

Food & Liquor Trends That Will Define the Next 12 Months

AskMen.com | Posted 08.17.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Here's a sneak peek of six of the 50 biggest food and liquor trends coming your way.

Top Tips for Start-ups From Successful Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In this increasingly competitive world, entrepreneurs need all the tips and advice they can get. Here are some of the top tips for start-ups from successful start-ups.

Deconstructing the Expert Delusion: No, Not Everyone Is One

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Even the people who've had experience with addiction, molestation, abusive fathers, hysterical mothers, horrible politicians, and Russian sporting events are not necessarily experts. At least not in the classic sense. They can be experts about themselves, their experiences. But no one else, no one else's experiences.

Get Your Blog On! The Important Role Blogging Plays in Business Development

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Blogging can help market your business, since blog posts can be shared across multiple social networks. If others find your blog post helpful, your post just might get a whole lot of eyeballs on it.

5 Experts That May Want To Call On During Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Whether you're involved in a negotiated divorce or a litigated one, there may come a point in time when an expert is needed to help resolve your case. The professional opinion provided by your expert is considered reliable testimony admissible on the record and in Court.

Expert Attorney's Take on FBI Allowing Informants to Break the Law

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 10.12.2013 | Crime
Kiernan Hopkins

The FBI has numerous methods of combating crime in the U.S., and some of those tactics employ illegal activity in order to get to the source of corruption. The number of times illegal activity has been given the go-ahead has now been exposed for the first time in history.

Do We Want Robots in the Jury Box?

Joel Cohen | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime
Joel Cohen

If an unimpeachable lie detector expert could testify to his results in a one witness versus another case, determining that the victim was truthful and the accused was lying, or vice versa, he essentially would decide the case instead of the jury.

Shanda Freeman: An Expert Busting the Myths of Romance

HooplaHa | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
HooplaHa

Is it true that guys don't like girls who eat too much on the first date? Relationship expert Shanda Freeman stars in HooplaHa's latest series, What's...

Reinventing You for the Future

Lisa Chau | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Lisa Chau

Dorie Clark's new book, Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future, is especially relevant for our increasingly technological world, and emphasizes social identity branding online.

Amateurs and Experts: 7 Rules for Creators

J.E. Fishman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Books
J.E. Fishman

None of us should allow the collective wisdom of experts to prove definitive. When you take a chance and miss, there's only one thing to do: work harder and return with more conviction. (OK. That's two things to do. Sue me.)

25 Experts Share: If You Could Only Give One Piece Of Health Advice, What Would It Be?

Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

There's no shortage of health information out there. Whether you're hoping to decrease your salt intake or learn more about integrative medicine, with...

Polymaths, Bumblebees and the 'Expert' Myth

April Rinne | Posted 10.22.2012 | Education
April Rinne

We don't need to do away with experts entirely. Instead, let's update and refine what it means to be an expert in the 21st century.

The Amway Effect on Social Media Influencers

Jure Klepic | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Jure Klepic

The Amway Effect or multi-level marketing in any form has no place in social media. We are not holding a contest to see who can gather the most followers; we are trying to see who can have the most impact and make the biggest difference.

What Obama Should Tell the UN

Joe Cirincione | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

In the few paragraphs about nuclear weapons that you will put in your speech, you can reassure your allies and warn your adversaries by quickly and powerfully laying out your integrated, three-part agenda.

The Mind of the Prodigy

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

While it's true that many prodigies receive support, resources, and encouragement from parents and coaches early on, their support is typically the result of a demonstrated "rage to learn." The reason why they are so driven to deliberately practice in their domain requires explaining.

8 Must-Read Wedding Planning Books

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 10.18.2012 | Weddings

There's certainly no shortage of wedding planning resources out there, but where should a newly-engaged couple start? To keep you from getting over...

What Is a Design Expert?

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

Design is now increasingly being recognized as a competitive advantage, however few outside the creative community actually know what design can provi...

Beware of the Everyday Expert

Daniel Gulati | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology
Daniel Gulati

In the past you had to spend years acquiring specialist skills or knowledge in a particular field to be recognized as an expert. But with the rise of social media, the path to expertise -- or more correctly, perceived expertise -- has shortened dramatically.

Cheese Graders: Experts Name Their Favorite Green Cheeses

Avital Andrews | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

No matter how you slice it, mainstream cheese is inefficient fare: Almost 10 pounds of milk are needed to make a typical 1-pound wheel. But you need not forsake your favorite Gouda. Just choose a brand that takes sustainability into account. I asked five experts to name their favorites.

The Best of Mondays With Marlo

Posted 12.04.2011 | Women

Every Monday I feel so lucky to talk to amazing experts like Suze Orman, Dr. Oz, Deepak Chopra and Tory Johnson. I've picked four of my favorite Mond...