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China scolds U.S. for withdrawing invite to naval drills

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry expressed regret on Thursday after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and cooperation.<p>The Rim of the Pacific exercise, known as RIMPAC …

China

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Stephon Clark's grandmother says 'they didn't have to kill him like that'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The grandmother of Stephon Clark, the young black man shot and killed by Sacramento Police last week, pleaded Monday in a passionate speech for justice for her grandson.<p>"They didn't have to kill him like that. They didn't have to shoot him that many times," Sequita Thompson said through …

Justice

This low-impact exercise is to thank for Adam Rippon’s abs

Breathing is important for plenty of reasons: It relieves stress, improves your energy levels, and—oh, yeah—keeps you alive. One perk you might not …

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Motivation

Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway, according …

Immigration

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

Trump to make medical exam public after slurring words, White House says

President Donald Trump will have a physical exam early next year and will make the results public, the White House said Thursday, a day after the president appeared to slur his words in a public address.<p>Near the end of his policy remarks Wednesday on Israel, Trump, 71, began having difficulty with …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done | Inc.com

Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all face at work, but (ironically) few of us have the time to address.<p>For the world's top CEOs, however, time management simply can't …

Time Management

How the war on drugs has made drug traffickers more ruthless and efficient

Evolution could have predicted the failure of the war on drugs.<p>For years, the war on drugs has been called a failure. Even the most recent White House drug czar, Michael Botticelli, used his post as the head of America’s war on drugs to repeatedly decry the “old war on drugs” as a set of “failed …

Here is what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak condition at an age most players have already retired

If you've ever wondered — from the couch, horizontally, picking at buffalo dip on a Sunday afternoon — what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak football shape at 39, now you can learn all about Brady's diet from his personal chef.<p>Boston.com ran an all-access interview with Allen Campbell, the chef …

Why Being a Jack-Of-All-Trades Won't Help Your Personal Brand

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Kissinger asks for patience despite Trump's provoking ideas

HELSINKI (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has described President-elect Donald Trump as being a personality that has "no …

From Arguing With Your Boss To How GE Hires: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories

This week’s top stories may help you disagree more constructively with your manager and write better networking emails.<p>This week we learned what to write in emails to networking contacts so they won’t ignore you, why GE is rethinking which kinds of job candidates it considers “qualified,” and why …

5 Productivity Killers That Make You Work More and Accomplish Less

Feel like you and your team are producing less? Check your office for these five productivity pitfalls.<p>How many times have you uttered the phrase, "I can't get anything done today"? Or left the office after a long day at work with barely a single item ticked off your to-do list?<p>It's about this time …

State report shows Illinois staring down $8 billion deficit

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois' spending will outstrip what it brings in by nearly $8 billion this year despite a stopgap budget …

How Successful Product Managers Set Winning Goals

Product goals bring your strategy to life. They also work in tandem to achieve that strategy and guide the work of your product team. That's because goals work with strategy to help everyone understand the big picture.<p>Product goals are most impactful when you know which metrics matter most for your …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

Family massacre rattles rural Ohio community, where 'everybody's hurting'

<b>Pike County, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Just about everyone in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family.<p>Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence to …

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

11 Science-Backed Reasons Running Is Really Good for You

The runner's high is real<p>Looking for inspiration to lace up and hit the roads, trails, or treadmill this week? Forget trolling Instagram's plethora …

Runners have a habit of talking down their achievements, but is that such a bad thing? Perhaps there are benefits to negative thinking<p>“How did you get on?” the massage therapist asks as I flop down, face-first, having just finished a tough, 10-mile race.<p>“Could’ve been better,” I mumble, planting my …

Marathons

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

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Winter Sports

65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills | Inc.com

Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among the most significant things you can do to build personal and professional success.<p>Here are 65 of the best ways to manage your time:<p><b>1. Know</b> …

Time Management

The Uncomfortable Truth About Management

You can’t solve a problem without eliminating its cause. Unfortunately, most organizations either struggle to find the real cause or they skip that step and just try “solutions” at random.<p>Those solutions range from seemingly small changes such as:<p>• New forms<p>• New rules<p>• New meetings<p>• New forms and …

I Am A 21 Year Old Alcoholic... And This Is How I Cope

I am writing this drunk. It is a thing few people would admit to. But a thing in which I have become accustom to. I am a 21-year-old alcoholic. I …