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16 charts that illustrate America's global dominance

To celebrate America's Independence Day, we've put together several charts that show why, despite all of its problems, this US is the most dominant country on this planet.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

This Is How You Should Answer Questions About Your Current Salary When Interviewing

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best strategy when a recruiter asks you your current salary before making an offer?</i><p><i>Answer by Sarah Smith, VP-Recruiting/HR, on Quora</i><p>Always tell the truth... but then add your total compensation expectations.<p>If you are joining an excellent …

A financial planner explains how to prepare your money to weather 5 economic trends

Here are smart ways to manage the five trends that we think are important to you over the next five years.<p>The combination of too much global debt, aging demographics and low energy prices force many countries in the developed world to lower the interest rates they pay on short-term notes.<p>European …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening …

5 Secrets to Starting a Successful Company on a Shoestring

Maybe you don't need VC funding after all.<p>How much money do you need to start a successful company? It might be less than you think. Some smart entrepreneurs are bypassing the whole venture capital world with its alphabet rounds of funding, opting instead to get their companies going on a …

Startups

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

Self-improvement

Why It's Impossible To Please A Woman This IS erfect

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN New Day and a 44-year-old father of three, took our 90-day challenge. He achieved more than he ever imagined.<p>More. That is what we all want, right? It is an existential force, but you don’t have to bone up on Sartre to see how it applies to your body—more strength, …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement

95 Ways to find your first customers for customer development or your first sale

You can have the best idea in the world, but until you find someone besides yourself that wants it, it’s not really a business. To find those people, …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning. Follow these tips to help you make the most out of your day and achieve maximum …

5 strategies that will make you a more authentic leader

<b>Related: Authenticity Is Your Brand's Greatest Social Media Asset</b><p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is that when you are authentic, you are much more effective as a leader. People <i>want</i> to follow you.<p>Here are five ways you can start to step into your natural power right now.<p>People …

7 Creative and Fun Ways to Manage Your Time

I am swamped. Requests from colleagues, friends and family leave me with no time to do any actual work. I can’t ignore any of the aforementioned …

Online Life

A 24-year-old entrepreneur spent 4 days with Richard Branson — here’s what she learned from him

The best part: Billionaire Virgin founder Richard Branson joined them.<p>Earlier this year, Cramer and her business partner Davide Russo, with whom she cofounded Glow Away, a glow-in-the-dark duvet cover for children, received a $20,000 loan from Virgin Startup, a not-for-profit company founded by …

10 Incredibly Funny Dating Jokes

Jokes

3 Steps to Get Any Relationship Back on Track

Maybe your significant other is angry at you, your boss is frustrated, or your friend is avoiding you. Healthy relationships are critical to our …

How a Simple Formula for Resolving Problems and Conflict can Change Your Reality

Have a nagging problem you cannot solve in your personal or professional life? Imagine a simple mnemonic system to aid in your process to resolving …

13 Bad Habits to Break for an Amazing Life

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s …

8 Behaviors of Phenomenally Successful People

Because no one is truly successful without knowing how to get the best from other people... and from themselves.<p>You can be an analytical, data-driven, steely-eyed businessperson all you like, but business is ultimately about people.<p>That means business is also about emotions: yours and those of the …

Self-improvement

How to Ensure Your Resume Gets Read

Get past the filters to the top of the pile<p>Job seekers fear the resume robots – the automatic filtering of resumes that prevents your application …

Employment

With $3.5M In Funding, MathCrunch Wants To Provide Mobile Tutoring For High School And College Students

It’s tough to find a good tutor, and it’s even tougher to find a good tutor on short notice. MathCrunch is trying to change that, with a mobile app that provides on-demand tutoring for students at a low price. To pursue that goal, the company has raised $3.5 million in seed funding to expand and …

High School

Eight remaining female candidates fail first phase of Ranger school

The remaining eight female Ranger School candidates failed the first phase of the U.S. Army’s elite infantry program, the Army said in a statement late Friday.<p>Of the eight women, five were kicked out of training. Three others will be allowed to start over from the beginning of the first phase of …

Why women are better at remembering than men

A study has finally revealed why men are more forgetful than women<p>Men forgetting to wash-up, putting the bin out and picking up their clothes might sound familiar to some women but scientists have discovered why.<p>Research has revealed that men are not as good at remembering.<p>A 100 men and women aged …

Top 10 Reasons You Must Leverage Purpose To Build Your Brand

There is no shortage of reasons to rise to the challenge of leveraging your brand’s resources and reach to address the many social challenges we face, from climate change, the environmental degradation, to loss of biodiversity, and beyond. But any sober assessment of whether this is likely to …

ELEVATOR PITCH INSIGHTS

Developing a powerful elevator pitch (or pitches)<p><i>Most people confuse elevator pitches with sales pitches, but they’re completely different. A sales</i> …

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard’s class of 1980 – with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

Happiness

How one startup wants to solve an 'insane' problem for a $400 billion industry

They specialized in helping lawyers with what legal types call "discovery," or the process of sifting through emails and documents to find things relevant to the case at hand.<p>At that point, discovery was done by literally printing out every potentially relevant email for attorneys to sift …