Francine Collins

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50 Quotes on Leadership Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what carries your company.<p>With that kind of …

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Google, Microsoft agree: Cloud is now safe enough to use

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nevermind Microsoft's awkward "Scroogled" anti-Google campaign. When it comes to cloud security, the two giants are practically best buds.<p>At the annual RSA Conference held at the Moscone Center here on Wednesday, Microsoft Chief Information Security Officer Bret Arsenault and …

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Read This Before Your Next Nail Salon Visit

Photo: Getty<p><b>1. Shaving calluses is illegal in most states.</b><p>At some nail salons, your pedicurist might offer to shave your calluses with a credo blade (that handheld device that looks like a cross between a razor and a vegetable peeler). But, however tempting the allure of callus-free feet may be, …

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This Recess Workout Isn't Child's Play

Photo: Courtesy of Reebok Sports Club.<p>For some of us, gym class was a form of torture from which we'll never recover. For others, it was the best …

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Go to the White House

Warning: There is much cuteness below. We're talking Beyonce, Blue Ivy, and Bo Obama. Brace yourself.<p>Beyonce and her brood stopped by the White House Saturday to help the first lady ring in 50. The party was closed to the press, so not many details are known. Luckily, Beyonce took a bunch of photos …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys and their Animal Friends

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her …

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18 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Really Short

Especially when they're next to Taylor Swift.

10 Ways to Raise Confident Kids

Tags : top 10<p>Probably the greatest sports upset of all time is the Miracle on Ice when the college-aged United States Olympic hockey team beat the …

ashton kutcher on Twitter: "Where should his work show up next? #EyeSpyBanksy http://t.co/KT3ow3vva0 http://t.co/YGiSe20GtD"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>aplusk</b><p>“@<b>aplusk</b>: Where should his work show up next? #<b>EyeSpyBanksy</b> http://4sq.com/1mihPoY …

Emptied Gestures: Physical Movement Translated into Symmetrical Charcoal Drawings by Heather Hansen | Colossal

<p>Splayed across a giant paper canvas with pieces of charcoal firmly grasped in each hand, Heather Hansen begins a grueling physical routine atop a …

George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke

Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey.<p>Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received Oscar nods for actresses Meryl Streep and Julia …

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 20, 2014 85<p>In true Jessica fashion, I have a new favorite meal.<p>No shock value there, as my …

Can You Guess The Coziest City In America? You Might Be Surprised

See the 10 cities that are cozier than yours. Or are you lucky enough to live in one of them?<p>With today's temperatures in the Midwest and East lower than most of Antarctica's (and in some places, Mars!) it's tempting to consider relocating. But no need to look as far as the South Pole — the makers …

Black Bean Quinoa Enchilada Bake

Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake<p><i>Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake-a healthy and delicious meal that will become a staple at your house!</i><p>I am …

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It’s no laughing matter: Britain has become a nation of religious illiterates 'who are baffled by Biblical references in Monty Python film The Life of Brian'

The British public has such “poor religious literacy” that a modern audience would be baffled by the Monty Python film <i>The Life of Brian</i> – because it …

20 Meditation tips from some of the world’s best meditation experts…!

As part of my Fall in Love with Monday Meditationseries and in the true spirit of giving, I reached out to women who I knew had some super wisdom …

Be Happier with What Is by Letting Go of How Things Should Be

<b>“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” ~Ralph Marston</b><p>Have you ever been stuck and felt like you’re spiraling around the same space over …

Why Is Breath So Important in Yoga?

Why is there so much focus on the breath in yoga? What is the link between yoga and breath, and why is it so important (besides the fact that it …