Worst Movies of All Time: These Films Got 0 Percent on Rotten Tomatoes

30 Nov

Some movies succeed through their own failure. When The Room was released in 2003—written, directed, produced by and starring the now-infamous Tommy Wiseau—it was panned by critics and never left Los Angeles. A box-office gross of $1,800 in the first fortnight meant it was pulled from further circulation. The production budget was $6 million—every penny of it seemingly wasted. More >>

Covering the Bases With Life Insurance and College Funding

28 Nov

In a previous article for ThinkAdvisor, we explored the benefits of permanent life insurance and the value of adding protection to your client’s portfolio. With the bull market continuing to roar, it’s important to keep in mind the responsibility you have to ensure your clients are aware of all potential options to help them both protect and grow their retirement assets. More >>

The Best Islands in the World: 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

23 Nov

Quiet. Small. Subdued. This is what travelers seem to be craving this year. How do we know? Well, once the surveys start pouring in—this year there were more than 429,000 of them—we become Tom Cruise in ‘Minority Report,’ analyzing behaviors and locations, fitting together pieces of a puzzle until a full snapshot of where and how you travel emerges. More >>

How to Make an Incredibly Long Flight Comfortable

16 Nov

An increasing number of international carriers are launching ultra-long-distance routes, making it easier and more efficient for travelers to reach far-flung destinations. But spending almost a full day at 35,000 feet takes a toll on the body. More >>

7 “Sorry to Bother You” Alternatives Every Salesperson Needs

14 Nov

When you’ve been in sales a while, it’s easy to develop bad habits. You pick them up from other reps or take a shortcut during an especially busy week and, all of the sudden, you’ve added some skills to your repertoire that aren’t helping you meet your quota. If you’re not regularly examining your behavior and results, these habits can cause mistakes that end in deals falling apart, annoyed prospects, or missed numbers. More >>

What 9 Famous Sites Used to Look Like

9 Nov

Between the bowl cuts and missing teeth, there’s nothing quite worse than looking back on a pile of your old school photos. The truth is, almost everyone has an awkward phase they’d like to forget – even well-known companies like Apple and Google. If you look back at the original websites of some of today’s most successful companies, it becomes incredibly clear that things really do get better with age (and the advancement of technology). More >>