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5 Daily Habits That Successful People Have (Which Most of Us Probably Don't)

Success may be within your reach and you may not even be aware of it.<p>Success is tricky and hard to define because it differs from individual to individual. My mother, who never held a corporate job her whole life, achieved great success as a homemaker raising kids and creating a nurturing home …

Self-improvement

How this 32-year-old high school dropout built a business that sold to Target for $550 million

On Thursday, Target is rolling out same-day delivery at its stores in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, thanks to Shipt, the online same-day grocery …

Startups

Australia’s call to rescue white South Africans from “persecution” has a long, racist history

Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s recent statements that the country should open its arms to white farmers in South Africa facing “persecution” at the hands of a black majority government sparked national bemusement, international outrage, and rejection from members of his own …

South Africa

Diddy Done It: Brother Love Tells GQ He Wants To “Change The Narrative Of The Black Race”

Maciek Kobielski exclusively for GQ<p>Diddy Covers GQ Magazine’s April Issue<p>Black Excellence! Brother Love is on the cover of the April issue of GQ …

Black Culture

50+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this …

Sketching

13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

Books

4 Ways To Simplify Your Writing Process

You can make it hard for yourself, or you can make it simple.I used to have very specific expectations of my articles. They all needed to be of the …

10-Minute Vegan Snacks to Make When a Piece of Fruit Just Won't Cut It

String cheese and crackers. Yogurt and fruit. Hard-boiled eggs. Jerky. While these healthy snack suggestions are great, most of them don’t …

Healthy Eating

Want to Live Longer? A Neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely

'I have no explanation for it,' said the lead researcher. But she's certain it works.<p>If you want to live long and prosper, step one is to make sure you "live long."<p>We've seen recently that drinking lots of coffee makes a long life more likely. (Also, never smoke.)<p>But now, stunning new research …

Hobbies

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion dollars. From …

American Airlines

There Is Much To Celebrate–And Much To Question–About Marvel's Black Panther

Does the film ask its audience to root for the wrong character?<p>I was hoping <i>Black Panther</i> would be a movie exactly for people like me: viewers who may not be deep in the weeds of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but who are interested in this character and stories of the Black fantastic. And in many …

Comics

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comics

Bill Maher on Donald Trump: ‘He Loves to Pick Fights With Black People’

Friday’s edition of <i>Real Time with Bill Maher</i> featured several segments where Maher lit into President Donald Trump. During Maher’s signature “New …

14 reasons you must visit vibrant Venice for the Carnival

The Venice Carnival starts tomorrow, but this fabled city on the water has plenty to offer all year round.<p>1. See the original carnival<p>Venice was already a tourist honeypot by the 18th century. But visitors were also drawn by the courtesans, gambling dens and the original carnival. The party …

How To: Play & Control Music in Multiple Rooms with AirPlay 2 on Your iPhone

Back in June, Apple promised us AirPlay 2, a simple way to connect and control multiple speakers together via an iPhone or other Apple device. While …

PJ Morton Collaborated With SZA — Now They're Competing For The Same Grammy

PJ Morton is gumbo. That isn't to say the New Orleans musician, who's nominated for two Grammys, is an anthropomorphic stew, but symbolically, it is …

Kourtney Kardashian shares the ultimate travel health hacks she swears by

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll have noticed that Kourtney Kardashian is looking absolutely sensational at the moment.<p>In fact, …

How Beauty Brands Are Profiting Off Racism

<b>In this op-ed, writer Alisha Acquaye explores how brands are profiting off the backlash against racist advertising and continuing to harm people of color.</b><p>Two distinct forms of racism have been perpetuated by beauty brands recently. The first involves racist language, references, and stereotypes …

African contemporary art’s value is far greater than the current boom in sales

Contemporary African art has been in the art world’s spotlight for the last few years.<p>For the most part, that attention has come in the form of higher valuations for contemporary pieces, new galleries popping up in African cities or the proliferation of art fairs on the continent. This so-called …

Art

Virginia middle school will change name to Cesar Tarrant, slave and revolutionary war hero

After white supremacists organized a rally in Charlottesville, the Hampton Branch NAACP requested the school board reconsider a name change.<p>A …

Here’s the Coolest Health-Tech Gadgets for 2018

One of the most exciting events of the year for any “gadget head” arrived in Las Vegas earlier this month as the Consumer Electronics Show went into …

10 amazing things to do in Dubai

HANG OUT WITH HIPSTERS<p>A few years ago, Dubai didn’t have hipsters, but now it does and <b>Box Park</b> is where most of them hang out. There are restaurants, …

You won't be a great leader until you conquer this fear

Does the thought of giving negative feedback to an employee make you want to call in sick? If so, a fear of confrontation may getting in your way.<p>But you’re not doing anyone a favor by avoiding conflict. When problems go unaddressed or are swept under the rug, everyone suffers—including you. …

Self-help

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead | Inc.com

Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, advice-giving is not the best approach.<p>Groups like the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) have discovered the …

Self-improvement

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

Want to Get Rich? With Just 1 Word, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire | Inc.com

Obviously Mark Cuban is incredibly successful. Mark Cuban is also extremely smart. Mark Cuban is also a very nice guy.<p>Mark has connections, he has capital, he has a wealth of experience... but here's one thing he doesn't have and doesn't want:<p>"Relaxing is for the other guy," he wrote in <i>How to Win</i> …

Self-improvement

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

Entrepreneurship

Philadelphia police union president calls BLM activists a ‘pack of rabid animals’

The head of a police union in Philadelphia called Black Lives Matter activists “a pack of rabid animals” during a “Back the Blue” rally, according to …

Law Enforcement

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Time Management