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The National Anthem Is Racist, and We Made a Video in Case You Forgot

One thing that hasn’t changed: The Star-Spangled Banner is still racist.<p>Initially titled “Defence of Fort M’Henry,” the anthem was written in 1814 by …

Black History

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain

These 3 Zodiac Signs Are The Most Psychic & Their Sixth Sense Is On Point

Ad failed to load<p>There are a myriad of ways that we perceive our surroundings. We as humans were given five senses upon birth, including sight, …

News crew discovers 40 cellphone-tracking devices operating around DC

An NBC investigative journalism team and a security researcher went wardriving around the DC area with a cell-site-simulator detector that would tell …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Get the job skills you need for your resume in 2018 with these online courses

We are already a few months into 2018, but if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to improve your work situation and increase your income, then …

24 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Chick-fil-A

By 2020, the fast-food chain is expected to be larger than Wendy's, Burger King and Taco Bell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A’s history dates back to the 1940s, when its founder S. Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf House. Two decades after …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That …

Time Management

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening)

True sales professionals have the desire and ability to help others, these are the skills needed to make that happen.<p>All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for …

Learning

6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet …

Jeff Bezos

Warren Buffett Is No Fan of Cryptocurrencies

It’s hard for the new kids to impress the cool kids, even on Wall Street.<p>Meaning Warren Buffett isn’t too hot on cryptocurrencies.<p>“In terms of cryptocurrencies, generally, I can say almost with certainty that they will come to a bad ending,” Mr. Buffett said in an interview on CNBC Wednesday.<p>“Now …

Investment tip: Stocks won’t go up forever and that can mean opportunity

Don’t let the stock market’s one-way climb in 2017 fool you. Or, for that matter, the six consecutive up days to kick off the new year.<p>Sure the S&P 500 stock index gained 19.4% last year with nary a dip and is up nearly 3% already in 2018.<p>But history shows stocks do not often go a full year without …

NYC tells Big Oil it’s time to pay up for climate change

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announces lawsuit against five major oil companies<p>Climate change is going to cost the US billions of dollars because of extreme weather, health problems, and more — and New York City wants fossil fuel companies to help pay for it. So the city is suing BP, Chevron, …

Here's how much it costs to buy a home in the 10 hottest housing markets of 2018

The US housing market has regained its momentum.<p>About half of all homes in the country are worth as much or more than they were in April 2007, during America's most recent housing boom, according to data from Zillow.<p>But some real estate markets are really on fire, with quickly rising home values …

Warren Buffett says bitcoin 'definitely will come to a bad ending'

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said Wednesday that the firm had no interest in jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.<p>"We don't own any; we're not short any," Buffett said in an interview on CNBC. "We'll never have a position in them."<p>Of options trades that would profit from price declines, …

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust

Great salespeople don't focus on products or services, at least not at first. Great salespeople start with building genuine trust.<p>Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by …

sales

I Was Bloated For an Entire Year Until I Started Doing These 4 Daily Things

What started out as what I thought was a tummy bug last year turned into months and months of extreme belly bloat, pain, and embarrassment. Multiple doctor's visits and test after test came up completely blank. No one knew what was wrong. They thought it might be IBS, but they didn't know how to …

Wellness

Yikes: This Is What Casual Drinking Actually Does to Your Body

A few years ago, people would balk if you said you were ditching alcohol for a month "just because." But when I did a call out on social media to ask …

How to Retain Employees Through 'Servant' Leadership

No, "servant" leaders aren't slaves to their employers, or even pushovers. They just aren't authoritarians who boss employees around.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The term “servant leadership” was coined nearly 50 years ago in an essay written by Robert K. …

Leadership

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20 Enlightening Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …