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John Dondero

James Dondero, who is the co-founder and current president of Highland Capital Management is an expert in credits and equity markets. Dondero has played a significant role in making the company one of the most successful corporations across the world. His excellent leadership skills have been vital in leading the company towards providing various products Read the full article

Show off your woodworking wares at a Christkindl market

Many people who take up a hobby look for some way to make money off of it. The Etsy website is one great way to do this, but it is not the only way a person can do this. Christmas provides an opportunity for many amateur craftsmen to see if their works can be sold Read the full article

How Dating Apps Have Been Able to Change the Dating World According to Whitney Wolfe

Whitney Wolfe happens to be a famous American based entrepreneur who has a lot of experience in the tech industry. She has been able to achieve a big time in a male-dominated world and has always been on the frontline making sure that she helps people achieve in their career. She happens to be the Read the full article

Georgia Woodworking and Hardware Store Helps Community Children Get Involved

It was Christmas in Kennesaw, GA on Saturday when local children played the role of Santa’s elves at a local business, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware.   The employees at Rockler’s hosted a kids day where children were able to meet Santa and construct their own wooden toys. Kits were provided by the store, and children Read the full article

A Woodworker Crafts Furniture from an Old Shipwreck

Many woodworkers are thrilled to use wood from special trees. For example, it is always a privilege to work with cherry, oak, or hickory. Other woodworkers love finding wood from old barns. However, have you ever stopped to think about working with wood from a shipwreck? That is exactly what one woodworker in Charlestown, Massachusetts Read the full article

Making the Switch to Hand Tools

It may not be as speedy or as precise as working with power tools, but woodworking with simple hand tools is quickly becoming a popular pastime. Hand tools have ridden the recent wave of new interest in traditional folk arts. Many craftsmen are choosing to toss their band saws and drill presses in favor of Read the full article

Woodworking Schools Champion Traditional Methods

Traditional woodworking doesn’t just belong in a museum anymore. Recently, folk woodworking has experienced a resurgence in popularity across the United States. Artisans are ditching power tools and modern laminates for hand saws and chisels. The John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina is no stranger to traditional woodworking. The school became the first Read the full article

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah and alumnae of Southern Methodist University Whitney Wolfe is not only the CEO of Bumble but also its founder. Bumble was founded in 2014 and just two years on in 2016 it had more than 8 million users. If you think that is impressive, then you may be shocked Read the full article

Woodcarving Traditions Run Deep in Maori Culture

While most cultures see woodcarving and carpentry as a hobby or a profession, members of New Zealand’s Maori tribes view these activities as a vital connection to their ancestors and their community. The art of woodworking is deeply ingrained in the fabric of Maori culture. Before Europeans arrived in New Zealand in the 18th century, Read the full article

Wordworking Fair Attracts Record Crowds in Ontario

Canada’s largest woodworking industry event launched Thursday at the International Centre in Mississauga. With over 5,000 attendees, the 2017 edition of the Woodworking Machinery and Supply Conference and Expo attracted 25% more participants than the earlier 2015 event. Over 200 companies were in attendance at the expo; they showed off many of their latest products, Read the full article