Annette Wilhelm

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Drake set to star in Top Boy after snapping up TV drama from Channel 4

Rapper Drake is set to star in the new series of gritty London-based drama Top Boy, I can reveal.<p>Last year it emerged he had bought the rights to the …

Kick boxing: Fastest way to burn calories

However the American version of kick boxing permits only the use of hands and feet and prohibits attacking the opponent’s groin or back. American …

Kickboxing

WATCH: Actor Idris Elba wins kickboxing match at age 44

A video posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:58pm PDT<p>At age 44, English actor Idris Elba remains one of the most sought-after leading …

Urban Culture

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …

What Should We Include on the RSVP Card?

<i>An RSVP card is the best way to find out if your guests will be coming to your wedding, but did you know you can use the cards to gather even more information to help your wedding weekend run more smoothly? Our experts are here to break it all down for you.</i><p>RSVP cards are more useful than you might …

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

Exercise

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

How three black women helped send John Glenn into orbit

When John Glenn was waiting to be fired into orbit aboard Friendship 7 in 1962, there was one person he trusted with the complex trajectory calculations required to bring him down safely from his orbital spaceflight: Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked in Nasa’s …

Women of Color

Every geek movie we're excited about in 2017

Movies

5 marketing trends to watch for in 2017

It’s been an incredible year for digital marketing. 2016 saw numerous ups, downs, and unexpected trends. As we kick off 2017, prepare to see some game-changing opportunities and exciting developments that may impact your marketing plans.<p>Live platforms<p>Live platforms like Periscope, Meerkat, and …

Preparing Your Social Media Strategy for 2017

It’s never too early to start working on your social media strategy for next year (or next week or next month).Recently, Buffer released their annual …

Marketing

11 Getting-Ready Beauty Essentials for Your Big Day (That Your Glam Squad Won't Have on Hand)

You can count on your hair and makeup team to think of almost everything: budge-proof mascara that won't run down your face while you read your vows, multiple curling iron wands to give you those coveted natural-looking waves, and hairspray that'll make your 'do last until that very last until the …

Tales of a Broadway Wedding Planner

Theatre-world wedding planner Jason Mitchell takes us inside some of Broadway’s best days ever.<p>Before Jason Mitchell became the go-to wedding planner …

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

5 Small Mistakes That Could Be Undermining Your Career

Do you remember your first job interview? If it was anything like mine, it was a nerve-racking encounter that involved hours of deliberation about …

6 Beauty Rules I Learned From Beyoncé's Makeup Artist

Sir John breaks it down.<p>Behind some of today's most influential beauty icons (Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss and Beyoncé) is makeup guru and L'Oréal Paris ambassador Sir John.<p>In a sea of contour and full-face beats, Sir John's attention and focus on making skin look dewy and radiant has earned him the …

Skin Care

How to Become a Financially Secure Millennial

8. Expectations vs. Reality<p>You only have 24 hours a day to work on your goals so stop dreaming and start doing. Narrow down your immediate goals. …

Health without wealth: eat well for less

A healthy diet is not about Instagrammed asparagus, glowing skin or a feeling of wellbeing – it’s about eating foods that help you to avoid disease. That simple message has been muddied by pseudoscience nutritionists and celebrity health gurus, clambering over each other to persuade you to buy …

Food

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

29 Looks For Women Who Don't Want To Wear Heels

Because it's possible to be comfortable and look good at the same time.

Clothing

'Birth of a Nation' actress Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker rape allegations lightly

Twenty-four years ago I was raped at gunpoint in the cold, dark backroom of the Payless shoe store where I was then working. Two years ago I signed on to a brilliant script called "The Birth of a Nation," to play a woman who was raped. One month ago I was sent a story about Nate Parker, the very …

Fraternities

9 Success Lessons From Usain Bolt's Absurd Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt didn't just glide into success in Rio. He applied powerful success lessons along the way--you can too.<p>This just in: Usain Bolt is fast.<p>I'm not. I move about as quickly as a manatee swimming in a vat of hair gel.<p>But I'm quick to pick up on applicable lessons for business (and life) …

Be Prepared to Answer These 10 Questions on Your Next Interview

1. Tell me about the 3 most pivotal leadership experiences in your career. What did you learn? How do you apply that today?<p>2. How do you approach someone who is not cooperative?<p>3. Tell me about the opportunity or event that made you grow the most as a leader.<p>4. What is your personal professional …

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

9 Out-The-Door Breakfast Recipes

Back to school can mean hectic mornings, but don't let breakfast stress you out. From homemade granola to easy cinnamon buns, all of these grab-and-go recipes will have your family out the door with happy faces.<p><b>1. Homemade Granola</b><p>This recipe was inspired by the homemade granola served <i>The Inn at</i> …

The 10 Best Pieces of Relationship Advice From People Who Are in Great Ones

No. 6 is so important and so easy to forget.<p>As anyone who has ever had their heart stomped into a million itty bitty pieces by another human will tell you: Relationships are hard as hell. That said, there are some people who make them look ridiculously easy, and those relationship wizards were kind …

Tips For Moving Abroad

Moving from the U.S. to another country? Fantastique! Magnífico! You are beginning a great adventure. But of course, first you need to get there with all of your belongings. Whether you are single, or moving a family and pets here are key factors and to-dos to manage when moving abroad.<p>First, I am …

Want to Strengthen Workplace Culture? Design a Ritual

<i>Rituals are powerful drivers of culture, so they should be thoughtfully designed and nurtured to reinforce the organization's values. Illustration Credit: Liz Fosslien, fosslien.com</i><p>By Mollie West and Kate McCoubrey Judson<p>Picture this: you're an engineer at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park. …