Hamani Ingram

54 Flips | 1 Magazine | 33 Likes | @HamaniIngram | Keep up with Hamani Ingram on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Hamani Ingram”

If You Want Power and Opportunity, Work On Your Persuasion Skills

There is a difference between those who go it alone and those who use persuasion to find opportunity.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried to persuade someone to perform a task in your favor, you know about the power of persuasion. Persuasion …

Business Strategy

Barack Obama’s New Summer Reading List Has a Theme

Barack Obama just shared his summer reading list, and it has a theme: Obama will be traveling to Africa for the first time since he left office, and his reading list is, accordingly, full of African authors. On July 17, Obama will deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg to mark …

South Africa

Read George Washington’s “110 Rules of Civility”: The Code of Decency That Guided America’s First President

Contrary to a thoroughly abused political metaphor, Washington, DC was not in fact built on a swamp, though anyone who has visited in the summer will …

George Washington

This is Jimmy Buffett’s Legendary Margarita Recipe

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p><i>To celebrate summer, we’re asking the season’s most iconic superstars to share their warm-weather</i> …

Jimmy Buffett

Five Secrets Of Raising Great Kids When You're An Entrepreneur--Without Messing Them Up In The Process

How your passion for business can improve life for your kids-without accidentally making it worse<p>Succeeding as a hard-charging entrepreneur or business leader is a tricky match for parenthood. Here are five ways to get the most out of your entrepreneurial reality by giving your kids what they most …

greatkids

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

The Most Successful Ethnic Group in the U.S. May Surprise You

At an Onyejekwe family get-together, you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone with a master’s degree. Doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors …

Africa

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

12 books famous scientists think you should read

1/<p>Jane Goodall: "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien<p>Jane Goodall is a big fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.<p>Goodall famously …

Why corporate America loves Donald Trump

MOST American elites believe that the Trump presidency is hurting their country. Foreign-policy mandarins are terrified that security alliances are …

Trump says will know next week if North Korea summit to go ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would know next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would take place on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled, casting further doubt on plans for the unprecedented meeting.<p>White House aides are preparing to …

“Clown Prince” Jared Kushner Is Officially the Laughing Stock of the Middle East

George Nader and Elliott Broidy do not think very highly of the First Son-in-Law.<p>On Monday night, the Associated Press published an extensive report detailing the efforts of <b>Elliott Broidy,</b> a top fund-raiser for <b>Donald Trump,</b> and his business partner, Middle East fixer <b>George Nader,</b> to score more than …

Donald Trump

These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress.<p>Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy is …

Books

Ontological Terror: A New Book on Blackness, Nihilism, and Emancipation

<i>This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.</i> …

Short Sleeve Shirts Can Be Worn For Any Occasion But There’s A Right Way To Do It

Short sleeved shirts used to be the domain of IT workers and creepy men who lived in their mother's basements. Times have changed though and it's no …

In Brazil the wounds of slavery will not heal

Brazil abolished slavery 130 years ago, but its society has failed to deal with the crimes that took place. Many Afro-Brazilians remain trapped in a …

It’s not just Trump. The US has always broken its treaties, pacts and promises

One of the dangerous consequences of violating the Iran deal is a loss of credibility for the US, say critics of Donald Trump’s decision including former president Barack Obama. Iran and all other parties have respected the deal’s terms, they point out, making the US look like an unreliable …

Human Rights

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

Conor McGregor Shows You How To Be The World’s Best Dressed Dad

As if you didn't need reminding that Conor McGregor already scrubs up pretty well in a three-piece suit, it's now safe to assume that the retired MMA …

Churchill Downs Duds: The Best Kentucky Derby Men’s Outfits of 2018

1 of 10<p>One of the best things about The Kentucky Derby (aside from the day drinking and the possibility of winning some cash on a preposterous bet) …

17 Backyards That'll Make You Green With Envy

You'd never go back inside your house if you had these.

Double Breasted Suits Are Still In & Here’s The Secret To Wearing Them Right

There are only a few certainties in a man's life: taxes and the unflappable double-breasted suit. Whilst it's been a popular choice for the …

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the …

I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of Passive Income.

Jeff Rose lays out his personal learning curve with the book publishing world.<p>2 min read<p>How does writing a book translate to real profits? The answer, according to Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose, is taking the initial chance and treating your book like a product. However, taking your book …

The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s “Famous” Chocolate Chip Cookies

They're “sweet and firm,” just like the former First Lady.<p>The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry chef at the Houstonian, recently told CultureMap—two adjectives many would use to describe …

Five Home Trends That Are Huge so Far in 2018, According to Pinterest

While some things in our homes might last a decade, a lifetime, or even beyond, others change as swiftly as the seasons—and that’s where trends come …

Fast-Climbing Vines for Your Garden

These fast-climbing vines can hide unwelcome features, cover bare walls and fences, and lend an air of wildness to even the most staid landscape. …

“The Rachel Divide” Review: A Disturbing Portrait of Dolezal’s Racial Fraudulence

I walked into the Tribeca Film Festival première of Netflix’s “The Rachel Divide,” a domestic portrait of our modern minstrel Rachel Dolezal, already feeling bored. That’s not how I like to approach a work of art. But what could the director, Laura Brownson, reveal about this person, and the grim …

The Luxury Menswear Brands That Are Worth A Long-Term Wardrobe Investment

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …

Men's Fashion

New Mix: Beach House, Tank And The Bangas, Stevie Wolf, More

We open this week's show with a look at our 2018 Tiny Desk Contest winner, Naia Izumi. He's an artist based out of Los Angeles with a phenomenal voice and breathtaking technique on guitar. Naia is also incredibly charming with a profoundly moving personal story about how he came to music and what …