CT

697 Flips | 36 Magazines | 4 Likes | 5 Following | 12 Followers | @CT4uv1v | Keep up with CT on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “CT”

5 Ways To Stop Settling For Less Than You Deserve

A person becomes an accomplice in their own dissatisfaction when they constantly settle for less than what they want. As you begin to make decisions that reflect what you desire from your life and your relationships, you will start to feel better about yourself. The better you feel, the easier it …

I've Completed Hundreds Of 30-Day Challenges. Here's What I've Learned

I've done maybe upwards of a hundred Challenges over the years. It started with health and fitness, way back in the day. My friend and I would meal prep in our little cottages, and we'd challenge ourselves to eat clean all week, until cheat day. I did a Whole30 that snowballed into a Whole 90. One …

The Legacy of Slavery and The Value of Black Life in America

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</b><p>For as long as America has existed, black life has been valued and devalued to varying degrees. It is what former First Lady Michelle Obama called attention to her in speech at the Democratic National Convention.<p>“The story of generations of …

Black History

Challenge Yourself With Some Simple DIY Storage Ideas

A well-organized home is also a comfortable one. Having enough storage for everything offers a really nice sense of accomplishment and only in time …

Want the Courage to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone? Try This One Simple Trick. | Inc.com

<i>The material in this post is adapted from my new book</i> Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence​ <i>(launching January 24, 2017 with Penguin Random House).</i><p>We often feel helpless in situations outside our comfort zone. But what I've …

Penguin Random House

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Everyone needs a go-to recipe for chocolate cake. Maybe you volunteered to bring dessert for a dinner with friends, or you’ve got weekend guests, or …

France Launches New Startup Visa Program (and Americans Love It) | Inc.com

After the U.K.'s big Brexit pushes London toward the fringes, many are wondering which European capital will rise as the E.U.'s next big startup hub. Here's one check for Paris<b>.</b><p>The French Ministry for Economy and Finance last week announced the extension of its "Passeport Talent" program, which was …

Startups

The best advice 'Shark Tank' investors have given entrepreneurs

The reality show "Shark Tank" has been helping entrepreneurs live the American dream since its 2009 debut.<p>Now in its eighth season, the self-made sharks have invested more than $66 million — as of season six — of their own funds to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.<p>Each week, …

13th and the Invisibleness of Black Women

Acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s documentary <i>13th</i> was released on Netflix last week. Masterfully produced and directed by DuVernay, it is a poignant …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

How organic farming is helping black farmers come back to the land

Black-owned farmland is experiencing a resurgence. Organic and sustainable farming are methods driving that change, but persistent obstacles remain a …

Farming

How organic farming will save us all – if we can throw away our antiquated notions of what it means

© 2018 National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly …

These Flavor-Packed Veggie Dishes Totally Beat Steamed Broccoli

Straight from the folks behind the Thug Kitchen blog.<p>Vegetable sides that can compete with glistening meats and creamy carbs at your holiday spread? Hell, yes, say the authors of <i>Thug Kitchen 101: Fast as F*ck</i>. These flavor-packed veggie dishes (four servings each) give the middle finger to plain …

Recipes

Here’s a Hanukkah menu with a healthy flair — and latkes

Spinach, broccoli and scallion pancakes with poached eggs (Megan Wolf)<p>(JTA) — Hanukkah is a celebration, a joyful holiday with delicious food and …

Latkes

10 Fantastic and Filling Vegetarian Entrées - Chowhound

In the eight years that I was a vegetarian, I often found that my veggie-centric preferences were the afterthought of the party. More often than not, …

Cooking

Why Kara Walker's incendiary slavery art is as relevant as ever

A certain set of expectations attend any exhibition of the work of Kara Walker, the 47-year old African American artist whose tough-minded, incendiary work on the gulf between black and white in an enduringly racially polarized America shakes even the heartiest of souls.<p>Kara Walker: ‘There is a …

Black Lives Matter

How to Create a Thanksgiving Feast Fit for the Vegans or Vegetarians in Your Life

Thanksgiving is almost here, and while many of us will be gathering around a feast featuring collard greens with ham hocks, macaroni and cheese, …

Healthy Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes from the Season’s Best Chefs

Thanksgiving, like the country it celebrates, is something of a grab bag. There’s the come-one-come-all approach to the guest list (and the cornucopia of opinions that comes along with it). And, of course, there’s the menu: a spread that often includes treasured heirloom recipes, curious holdouts …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

How to Train Your Brain for Success

These mindset hacks will help to leverage your problems into success.<p>It might seem like a daunting task to go from,"I have nothing," to, "I'm successful." It might even seem impossible.<p>But I am here to tell you that it is not impossible.<p>Countless entrepreneurs have gone from literally having …

The Mistake That Kills Most Startups and How to Avoid Making It

As a budding entrepreneur, you face hundreds of important decisions every day -- are you making the right ones?<p>As a budding entrepreneur, you face hundreds of important decisions every day. What color should the company logo be? Which designer should you hire to build the company website? How …

This Is the Absolute Worst Part of Entrepreneurship

You will never, ever feel what it's like to fail with 100% responsibility as a "mere" employee.<p><i>What are the worst realities of being an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jason</b> …

How to Live With Purpose Every Single Day

When you woke up today, how did you feel it was going to go?<p>Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make</i> …

How These 3 Smart Technologies Are Changing The Face Of Small Business

We've come a long way from the desktop.<p>With improvements in cloud technology spreading like wild, small businesses are in a position where they can take advantage of these advancements. They can leverage tools that will help them run their business more effectively from anywhere at anytime, gain …

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

Money, Fame, or Impact: Why Do You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Knowing your true motivation for starting a business could make the difference between success and failure.<p>Imagine this: A top venture capitalist is considering funding your startup. He or she invites you out to drinks and asks you this question: "Why are you starting this business? Do you want …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

If you repeated today every day for the next year, realistically, where would you end up?<p><i>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."</i>--Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

8 Tough Lessons You'll Learn Your First Year as Your Own Boss

Being your own boss sounds like a dream come true, but every path has its downsides.<p>Being your own boss sounds like a dream come true. You get to set your own schedule, control your own destiny, pick your own projects, and leave office politics behind. No wonder so many people dream of setting up …

How This Startup Raised $1.9 Million With No Connections

The founders of this user onboarding startup didn't know anyone in the Valley. Here's how they raised almost $2 million anyways.<p>Startup accelerators are a golden opportunity for raising capital. With unicorn success stories like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Twilio, Silicon Valley hit factories Y Combinator …

How to Thrive as an Introvert Living in an Extrovert's World

Uncover your natural powers as an introvert and succeed like never before.<p>Like so many of my fellow introverts, my archetypal image of a successful founder was a charismatic extrovert -- that tireless someone who's constantly meeting new people and radiating energy. It's a daunting standard.<p>It's …