Skiing is a pastime with a curiously exclusive reputation. Most Alpine skiers have been schussing down the slopes since before they can remember, having been coaxed into the sport by their parents, who are also lifelong enthusiasts. Some children decide to take it up on their own, but this usually happens only if they live near a ski resort. This conundrum is what’s causing the decline of the industry as we know it.
Getting ready to start a business is a big step–and choosing the right co-founder is extremely important. Founders need someone who will help them build a high-quality business that will positively impact the public and meet their long-term goals. The ideal co-founder will have a number of important qualities.
Filing for bankruptcy is a major event in a person’s life, but should not be seen as the most horrible thing that could ever happen. Many people have the impression that bankruptcy is equivalent to moral and/or financial death, but that is not always the case. Bankruptcy is simply a way to get out from under insurmountable debt, make better financial decisions, and move on to better things.
This past ski season saw record-breaking snowfall in several regions around the world, and with more snow comes a higher risk for avalanches. The immense weight built up from weeks of snow had led a number of resorts to close down entirely for the safety of their visitors and staff members. While they can be entirely unpredictable, avid skiers and snowboarders alike should know understand warning signs of an impending avalanche.
Now that spring is in full swing and summer is growing nearer every day, optimal skiing locations are dwindling, which is nothing new for this time of year. The key is being able to find locations with the perfect conditions to allow for skiing year round.
Finding a comfortably fitting pair of ski boots can be much more challenging than some people may think. Too small, and you can experience pain all day just by simply standing, not to mention putting weight on your feet when on the slopes. Too big, and you put yourself at risk for serious injury. Finding a middleground is essential not only for personal comfort, but for your safety as well.
The life of an entrepreneur doesn’t just end after the business day. Every successful entrepreneur needs a life that is well-rounded in order to improve themselves and their business on every level possible. Here are some important tips to consider in your work-life balance that will undoubtedly make you a better entrepreneur.
Managing a construction company demands that you be a Jack of all trades at times. Ensuring there is both financial and constructive management, as well as proper planning, marketing, and company morale can be a bit like juggling a bunch of different plates all at the same time.
Many winter sports enthusiasts take part in their hobbies of choice to clear their minds and get away from the monotony of their daily schedules. With that in mind, the thought of a guided ski trip being led by someone other than one’s self may seem exhausting. However, aside from the relieving you of the burden of having to schedule your entire day, these trips can be surprisingly beneficial.
Skiing season may be in the rearview mirror for now, but all things come around again eventually–meaning that now is the perfect time to invest in new gear for the next time the snow starts flying. Here’s a roundup of the best men’s ski jackets for 2018, broken down by category, with details on what makes each one the perfect choice.