Shakira Abdul-Ali

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Helping Middle Schoolers With Organization and Time Management

Students often find the transition from primary to secondary school a challenge. Especially those who experience issues with executive-function …

Time Management

How to Use the 50-30-20 Rule to Get More Done

During your average workday, how much time do you spend on emails and other routine activities? It’s easy to fritter away time on tasks that are …

Time Management

100 Interviews with Productivity Experts: Their 12 Best Tips

You may recognize the name Erik Fisher from our 30 Organization and Productivity Gurus blog post that we published last year (he’s #15!). As the …

48 Percent of Workers Want to Switch Jobs in 2015, Says Lee Hecht Harrison Study

If your New Year's resolution is to quit that job you hate and get a fresh start somewhere else, you're in good company. According to a recent online survey by consulting firm Lee Hecht Harrison, 48 percent of employees feel ready for a career change, and an additional 13 percent say they are …

The Payments Tipping Point Will Be In 2015

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Hill Ferguson is the chief product officer of PayPal.</i><p>Payments are finally cool. And the more than 1,500 payments startups on Angel List that believe they have cracked the code to solve a piece of the payments puzzle attest to this.<p>Given all the noise in the tech community this year …

The 15 political questions for 2015

Hillary 2.0, wide-open GOP field will dominate politics next year.<p>Hillary Clinton, who is expected to unveil her second presidential campaign early next year, is poised to become the dominant political figure of 2015. What we don’t yet know is how seriously she’ll be challenged for the Democratic …

7 Trends That Impact Small Business Growth in 2015

As the thought leaders dust off their crystal balls to make predictions for business growth in 2015, we scoured the web and sifted through what you need to know to grow.<p><b>Hail Social Media Skeptics</b><p>Remember the day when you thought social media was a passing trends for hipsters, not business owners?! …

Kim Jong Un Meets the Streisand Effect

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Clinton needs Elizabeth Warren race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has said his decision to run for the Republican nomination will be based on two things -- his family and whether he can lift America's spirit. His father and brother formerly served as President.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Potential 2016 presidential candidates<p>Potential 2016 …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

Elizabeth Warren’s quiet (but huge) win: Why Wall Street lobbyists really hated her “cromnibus” fight

Banking lobbyists are coming back for more in the new year — but here’s why their job will be a lot harder now<p>Democratic defenders of the "cromnibus" -- no, we haven't forgotten that horrid word <i>quite</i> yet -- have defended the inclusion of a Citigroup-written rider relaxing derivatives regulation in …

50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow On Twitter

<b>Editor’s Note: This is not an official FORBES list.</b><p>If founding a startup was easy, then there would be a lot more people participating in the exciting and sometimes exhausting trip that entrepreneurs experience on a daily basis. That’s why we sometimes need some advice, inspiration and insights …

The ZEB Pilot House by Snøhetta

The ZEB Pilot House has been completed by Snøhetta together with Scandinavia’s largest independent research body SINTEF, the Research Center on Zero …

'Mindfulness' defined by Jon Kabat-Zinn

<i>Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in</i> …

65 Quotes That Will Dare You to Do Great Things | Inc.com

At some point in life we're all faced with a decision of whether to take a risk. Whether it's leaving a miserable job, moving to a different position that stretches you, starting your own business, or even taking on a tricky new assignment, greatness requires risk.<p>Whether you succeed or fail, the …

Motivation