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Why That One Person Always Gets Out of Traffic Tickets

Getting pulled over by a cop on the road is a nerve-wracking experience no matter who you are, but depending on your race and gender, it may be far more stressful — and consequential.<p>A new survey by CheapCarInsurance that pooled 2,000 adult U.S. drivers found that nearly 20 percent of white men say …

Justice

How Travis Kalanick Is Building The Ultimate Transportation Machine

Dressed in a gray polo, matching gray chinos and black sneakers, Travis Kalanick tunes out the noise and locks in. He paces the length of a conference room like a basketball coach, alternating between sips of coffee and bits of trail mix he picks out of an espresso-size paper cup. Around the table, …

General Motors

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

How to Build Good Relationships with Pretty Much Anyone in Your Life

Theodore Roosevelt had said that "the most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people". Research after research show how good relationships with people around us are important for our health and even to our longevity. Knowing that, it seems that …

5 Signs a New Employee Won't Make It in Your Company

If the new gal acts like this, don't expect her to be there for long.<p>Early on in my HR career, I was taught a valuable lesson. The first 90 days of employment will determine if a new hire will make it in the company long term. According to MIT's Sloan School of Management, studies show the cost of …

Employment

How B2B Sales Can Benefit from Social Selling

Outbound B2B sales are becoming less and less effective. In fact, a recent survey found that connecting with a prospect now takes 18 or more phone calls, callback rates are below 1%, and only 24% of outbound sales emails are ever opened. Meanwhile, 84% of B2B buyers are now starting the purchasing …

Public Relations

The Smart Way to Argue With Your Young Teen

Disagreements are a sign of growing maturity, but parents need to walk a fine line to maintain their authority without getting tuned out<p>By<p>Andrea Petersen<p>Andrea Petersen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@andreaapetersen<p>The most formidable adversary in an argument may be a young teen.<p>Between the ages …

Parenting

How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?

Here's a little information that Americans have usually been able to ignore.<p>It's about the Electoral College, a uniquely American institution that's been with us from the beginning and that's occasionally given us fits.<p>Typically, the Electoral College meets and does its thing a month or so after …

Beyond N and C: How alphabet dating is reviving relationships bogged down in constant Netflix and Chilling

For long-term couples date nights are often a rare and sporadic occasion but thanks to Alphabet Dating the emphasis on off-kilter courting is …

23 Brilliant Ways to Use Up Your Candy Stash

We scoured the web looking for enticing and novel uses of drugstore candy bars, perfect for using up your leftover Halloween candy stash. Be warned: these treats aren't messing around. Side effects of flipping through this roundup may include hunger pangs, nostalgia, and an overwhelming impulse to …

Dessert

Everyone Is Talented In Their Own Way: The 9 Types Of Intelligence You Should Know

We always think of intelligence as one entity. We think that scientists and academics are brainy and “intelligent” people. But if we put them in a …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

Home

This Is How Many People Have Cheated on a Partner | Women's Health

To gather this data, YouGov surveyed 1,000 Americans over 18 about their dating habits, relationship experiences, and preferences. They found that 21 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds and 17 percent of 30- to 44-year-olds have cheated at least once. Yikes.<p><b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter,</b> …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …

Workouts

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

Employment

Inside the secret, backroom deals big brands make to vie for control over grocery stores

Turns out, almost every American has a close connection to one of the biggest power brokers in the food system. It plays out in nearly every US neighborhood, every time you pick up a box of cereal.<p>While much of the relationship between supermarkets and food manufacturers remains veiled in secrecy, …

eCommerce

5 Things Not to Say to Your Child About Homework

Use these small tweaks to inspire rather than incite your child when it comes to homework.<p>If you've got a child who's frustrated by homework, it can be tough to stay calm, cool, and collected. Though we may want to throw our hands in the air and walk away, threaten our child with bad grades if he …

Teaching

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

<i>by the editors of Prevention</i><p>Forget the Mom guilt--these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you've probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing--and adhering to--these life …

Cyberbullying

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

5 Signs of Emotional Suffering

<b>Life has a way of changing us with each passing event.</b> We are made stronger because of the struggles. We become resilient because of the lessons. …

Facebook

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at …

How Does Medicare Work?

We all have healthcare needs, and as we get older, those needs tend to increase. That's why it's important to understand Medicare's many ins and outs.<p><b>The basics</b><br>Established in 1965, Medicare is a federal health insurance program that provides benefits to seniors and those with disabilities and …

How to answer one of the trickiest job interview questions about money

<i>Why?</i> There are a few reasons.<p>First, maybe they were going to offer you, say, $90,000 — but you tell them you currently make $65,000. Once they hear that, they might decide to offer you just $70,000.<p>Second, maybe they can only offer you $60,000 because that's all they have in the budget for this …

Employment

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 million copies, it has certainly withstood the test of time. As I have …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that …

Self-improvement

How Myers-Briggs Predicts Your Entrepreneurial Calling

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs have very distinct personality traits. They are confident, driven and intelligent. …

Myers-Briggs

11 Helpful Resources for Improving Your Business Skills

Check out this list of the best resources to help you hone your business skills, from people management and public speaking to accounting and finance.

Public Speaking

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

7 things to teach your kids if you want them to be more emotionally intelligent

Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i><p>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i><p>Step 3: <i>To develop emotional intelligence, it helps if their mentors (especially their parents) model good behavior in love and partnerships.</i><p>At …

Self-improvement

The Thing No One Tells You About Relationships

The other day one of my friends asked me why I never write or talk about my marriage publicly.<p>The answer was easy... Because it's SO private!<p>As a coach and teacher, I make a daily to choice to be vulnerable and share a lot of my personal life. But, I've always believed that my husband was an …

Relationships