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13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Existing Candidates

Every recruiter has a vast network of contacts including candidates from previous searches or who have been recommended by trusted sources. Since these are profiles the recruiter already knows, if one of these candidates is already a match, there would be no need to even review additional resumes.

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

10 overrated beliefs about life that might be hurting your success

Here's my take on a few common beliefs that I think we often get wrong.<p>Being in motion is not the same thing as taking action. As a society, we've fallen into a trap of busyness and overwork.<p>More critically, we have mistaken all this activity as an indicator of living an important life. The …

Celebrity Gossip

How to Live Your Best Life, According to a Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius has been read for 1800 or so years now and he’s arguably just as relevant today as he was when he was ruler of the Roman …

New York is for the rich only: “Inequality in housing has reached Dickensian dimensions”

Jane Jacobs’ worst fears are slowly being realized. Gentrification has created a “high-rent blight” on the city<p>Michael Winship<p>November 7, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>The Chinese restaurant across the street from me – one of the last, reasonably priced joints in …

The 12 best news and reading apps in the world

Smartphones are fast becoming our go-to way to consume all types of media, but sometimes it's hard to know which apps are worth our time.<p>From e-books to Reddit to breaking news, these are the best apps to help you stay on top of the stories everybody is talking about.<p><i>Additional reporting by Steven</i> …

Apps

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Relationships

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

Oprah Winfrey

Meet the millionaire 'brand messiah' who went from working in a factory to having 50 Cent and Rihanna on speed dial

He's made millions from his success in turning food and beverage products into brands that everyone from across the globe will recognise — Vitamin Water, Pop Chips, and Vita Coco. Prior to this, he turned around the fortunes of Powerade and Sprite by boosting revenue through some innovative brand …

Coca-Cola

Homemade Scallion Pancakes Are Way Easier Than You Think

When I moved away to college, scallion pancakes were one of the first foods I learned to make. My parents used to always laugh when I ordered this dish in restaurants (in China, they're eaten as street food but not at fine dining restaurants).<p>Related: 16 Savory Pancakes and Waffles to Eat for …

10 Things Guys MUST Do After A First Date If They Want A Second One

Consider this a second-date guarantee.<p>So you went out with somebody and you thought she was absolutely amazing. She was the hottest, sexiest woman of …

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like.<p>Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation, or something else entirely, our inability to focus digs a hole in our productivity and, …

Time Management

Watch this AI rap generator spit algorithmic bars

If you've always dreamed of being a rapper but were stuck for inspiration, you're in luck -- a team of computer scientists have created an …

Want to Build a Big National Brand? Here's Advice From a Founder Who's Done It Twice.

Ron Shaich is the driving force behind both Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread. Here's his advice for entrepreneurs.<p><i>(This post is part of a series about the founders of some great American brands. You may want to check out previous posts about the founder of Dunkin' Donuts, and the founder of Under</i> …

12 Leadership Traits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever individuals like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, or Richard Branson speak, we have a tendency to listen because we want to learn from how their achieved that level of success. And, it turns out that wealthy people are leaders who …

Self-improvement

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

Motivation

Here Are 9 Fascinating Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

We've selected nine of the most interesting digital marketing stats from the past seven days. Enjoy them below:<p>1. Facebook users are becoming …

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Likability isn't a birthright. It results from acquirable skills that are crucial to your professional success.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for …

4 Steps for Creating a Successful New Brand

Building a new brand is a daunting task. After all, branding defines the core message and values of your organization, product or service, and it …

What Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk Know About Success (and You Should Too!)

Since the baseball playoffs just ended, picture this scene. Johnny steps up to the plate. Three pitches thrown, three swings, three strikes -- Johnny's out.<p>What does Johnny's failed at bat have to do with success?<p>Everything, depending on what Johnny does with his failure.<p>How we fail, how we …

SpaceX

18 Ways to Start Your Workday Successfully

How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you’ll be the rest of the day.<p>“Getting off on …

The legendary radio show that launched Jay Z and Nas

Stretch and Bobbito are two goofball hip hop heads from New York City. In the 90s they hosted a legendary radio show called The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show on WKCR. The show, which was completely one-of-a-kind at the dawn of that decade, changed many people’s lives, not least the rappers …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tony Robbins: The Best Advice I’ve Ever Been Given

Tony Robbins is unquestionably one of the most prolific and successful motivational speakers and life performance coaches of the past century. He’s …

Bad Boy For Life: A look back at the rap empire Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs built

Long before he was Puff Daddy the hip-hop mogul, Sean John the clothing designer or Diddy the movie star and shameless vodka promoter, Sean John Combs launched a fledgling record label that would change the course of hip-hop in just a week.<p>It was the summer of 1994. His label Bad Boy Entertainment …

Rap & Hip-Hop

3 Keys to Being Irresistibly Attractive

We all want others to like us. Deep down in our hearts we all want to feel supported, respected, and, most importantly, loved.<p>Yet, unfortunately, for many of us this is much easier said then done. We can feel like we always fall short in finding this love that we so desire to experience.<p>We can feel …

Relationships

The CEO of Red Hat shares the 4 books that most influenced his career

Most executives will say you are what you read, and that's no different for Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.<p>The former chief operating officer of Delta and the author of "The Open Organization" oversees more than 8,000 employees in 80 countries at the open-source software company. His unique views on …

Music

Cardi B And The Carters Lead 2018's Hip-Hop-Heavy MTV Video Music Award Nominations<p>Aaron Williams 07.16.18 10 hours ago<p>Studio Wizard Shawn Everett Shares His Experiences<p>Steven Hyden 07.16.18 13 hours ago<p>How The Sons Of Famous Rappers Are Forging Their Own Path In Hip-Hop<p>Aaron Williams 07.16.18 10 …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement