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'I thought anti-Semitism would be a thing of the past. Naïve really'

Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, three women share the stories of their miraculous childhood escapes from the Nazis<p><b>Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, 89, was born in Germany. She survived Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she played the cello in the camp orchestra, and Bergen-Belsen</b><p>We were a middle-class Jewish …

Why Only 20% Of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential

Research shows that only 20% of people achieve anything close to their true potential. I recently sat down with Shirzad Chamine, who believes he has identified exactly <i>why</i> most of us do not reach out true potential, and what we can do about it. In his <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller Positive Intelligence, …

Build Your Online Reputation. Jobs Will Follow.

A job search can be daunting, but you can measurably shorten your search time horizon if you build an online reputation. Think of your search as a content marketing initiative.<p>What exactly is content marketing? Michael Brenner, Vice President of SAP Marketing & Content Strategy defines content as …

Want to Improve Your Life? Write Yourself a Letter

Science shows that writing about how you will look back on your life decades in the future drastically improves decision making. Put that insight to use.<p>Physically, you're just one person, of course, with one head and one heart. But think about yourself through time and suddenly it seems like there …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Two Important Lessons From Crumbled Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs Bake Shop – a chain of cupcake shops best known in New York City and Washington, D.C. – announced it was going out of business today. Normally, this would not be newsworthy. Even though NASDAQ traded, Crumbs small revenues, losses and rapidly shrinking equity made it economically …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

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21 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with silver …

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Star Investor Shares 15 Unconventional Lessons For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Fisher is highly renowned as one of the earliest investors in companies including Pinterest, ShopHers, Makerbot, Vine, and Refinery29.<p>Fisher mentioned that she has often been told she gives founders surprising advice, which she outlined in her talk.<p>Here are some of the unconventional lessons she …

Signs You’re Being Passive-Aggressive

When was the last time you did any of the following at work?<p>You didn’t share your honest view on a topic, even when asked.<br>• You got upset with someone, but didn’t let them know why.<br>• You procrastinated on completing a deliverable primarily because you just didn’t see the value in it.<br>• You praised someone …

Most Americans Are Unhappy At Work

Are you feeling satisfied with your job? If not, you are among the majority of Americans—52.3%—who are unhappy at work, according to a new report by the Conference Board, the New York-based nonprofit research group.<p>Every year since 1987, the Board has run a job satisfaction survey. Nearly three …

The Common Behavior That Increases Your Risk of Cancer By Up to 66 Percent

And you're probably doing it right now<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from Time.com.</i><p>By now we're pretty familiar with the biggest cancer-triggers in our lives–processed meats, smoking, and tumor-causing pollutants in the air, to name a few. But it turns out there's another hidden cancer …

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Parents Home

When it's time for your baby to start eating solid foods, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests slowly introducing fruits, veggies, and meat one at a time to gauge baby's reaction to each new food. Here's our list of safe finger foods to gradually introduce into your child's diet.<p>1 of …

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How One Paralyzed Woman Lost Almost 60 Pounds

Jamie Goodwin didn't let her disability stop her from leading a healthier life.<p><b>Before:</b> 248 pounds <b>After:</b> 190 pounds* <i>*Jamie has to use a special scale to weigh herself during doctor visits. This is her estimated weight. Her before photo is from a year ago.</i><p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Losing weight is a tough …

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