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You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

College kids want to save the world, just don’t ask them to volunteer

A new report finds that the number of college students volunteering has hit an all-time low.<p>More than three quarters of entering college students feel it’s their duty to help others in need, a sentiment that’s grown steadily in recent years. But how much are they willing to commit? On average, just …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

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The Secret To Teamwork Isn’t Managing Personalities

Stop trying to turn everyone into “team players.” Here’s how to set a baseline that everybody can commit to–no matter how different they are.<p>When I started out as an illustrator and designer, I focused way too much on myself. I thought I was only expected to do the work I was skilled at, figuring …

The 23 best cities to move to if you're a broke millennial

It's not hard to see the draw of an exciting new adventure abroad while you're young, if only for a year or two — but doing so can be incredibly …

Indian Embassy tells 1,500 Indian families stranded in storm in Caribbean to 'go to hell'

Over 1,500 Indian families are stranded in St Maarten as Category 5 storm Irma hits the Caribbean island; locals say Indian Embassy official asked …

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

California’s Wine Industry was Built on Slave Labor

It’s going to be a long summer for California winemakers. The labor shortage is so acute in Napa and Sonoma counties that grape growers are trucking …

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Palvinder Returns

Now up to 6 full-time and 1 part-time staff members, we serve the needs of the Sikh community up and down the state of California and beyond. …

Intrigue, manipulation, deception: How Guru Arjan’s brother put up a serious challenge against him

According to one theory, it was Prithi Chand who colluded with Mughal authorities to get his brother Guru Arjan assassinated.<p>On June 16, about 3,000 …

10 Traits of Managers Whose Teams Are Happy to Come to Work

Work isn't recess but it shouldn't be detention, either.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any manager wants their team members to do is dread coming to work each day. Because people spend the majority of their time at work, it is important managers do all …

5 Tips to Make Your Website Attractive

Reaching the attention and interest of visitors to your site, thanks to an attractive visual appearance and good ergonomics, is essential to make them want to stay on your site.<p>Capturing the interest of a new visitor and encouraging him/her to explore the site is particularly important for …

How Gap can improve its email marketing

Have I been forgotten about? Has the account buckled under the weight of January sales emails? Have I missed any super-sweet deals, retargeted emails …

How The Facebook Bubble Is Driving Online Startups Into The Arms Of Offline Advertising

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Morgan Hermand-Waiche is the founder and CEO of e-commerce lingerie startup Adore Me.</i><p>I’ll be the first to admit it: Facebook advertising played a big part in my startup’s rapid growth. So big in fact that in our first two years of operations, all other online advertising platforms …

State of the Movement – May 2017 - Punjabi Zubane Zindabad!

It has been some time, since I have last updated the sangat and while I owe an apology, it has not been due to a lack of work. Since we last spoke, …

How to Make an Awesome Remote Team

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

6 Keys to Successfully Adding Remote Workers to Your Team

There's nothing more vital than open communication.<p>When it's time to grow your business, you want to hire the most qualified applicants you can, and often that means expanding your search outside of your geographical area. Remote work is becoming more and more common, thanks to new technologies …

Get all the training needed to be an employed programmer in 2017 — for only $59

HTML and CSS, Javascript, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails… popular, well-respected web technologies are everywhere. And these days, you need to learn not only how each of these popular languages, programs and applications work, but how they all work together.<p>To put you on the right career track, we …

Free Stock Photos: High-Res Images for Websites & Commercial Use

What is Burst?<p>Burst is a free stock photo platform that is powered by Shopify. Our image library includes thousands of high-resolution, royalty-free …

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Winning Gold at Punjab's Kila Raipur

Village sports meet gives Indian athletes an opportunity to prove their mettle and chase their dreams.<p><b>Punjab, India:</b> What started as a small event for villagers to test their mettle is now a closely watched national sports meet. For nearly eighty years some of India's most well known Olympians have …

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Want to Be More Productive? Sit Next to Someone Who Is

To increase worker performance, employers often invest in a number of things, from rewards and incentives to education and training. These traditional approaches develop employees’ skills and enrich their work experience. But we discovered a surprisingly simple way to increase productivity, one …

A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

The United States has thousands of workforce development and training programs, run by the public, social, and private sectors. Some are excellent; others, not so much. The problem is that we don’t know which are which.<p>That lack of knowledge is costly. According to the Georgetown University Center …

How to use Google Calendar’s smart meeting scheduler

Scheduling meetings on Google Calendar is now a whole lot easier.<p>A recent update to Google Calendar implemented one of the better features of the iOS …

Four Common Email Phrases That Make Recipients Reach For “Delete”

You may think you sound flexible and accommodating, but the person reading your message probably doesn’t.<p>There are a lot of ways that an email can be misinterpreted or misunderstood. To make up for the tone of voice that’s unmistakable over the phone or the body language that speaks volumes in …

Make Money Online: How to Choose a Profitable Niche for Your Business

Determine Whether You Have a Money-Making Idea Before You Waste Your Time<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>There's a lot of appeal to <b>make money online</b>. Starting …

How I Trained Myself To Wake Up On Time Without An Alarm

Half the battle is figuring out how much sleep your body needs, and the other half is consistency.<p>Sleep is one of my favorite things. I adore it. I’ve never been one for alarms, though. Potentially because they mark the end of my sleeping.<p>I started working remotely a few years ago, and …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

A walk in the footsteps of Guru Nanak, before he was born

A new book mixes history and folklore, fact and fiction, to recreate the Sikh guru’s life.<p><i>So about six years after their wedding, the couple was</i> …

Malcolm Gladwell's Ridiculous Attack On Ed Snowden Based On Weird Prejudice About How A Whistleblower Should Look

There was a time when I was a fan of Malcolm Gladwell. He's an astoundingly good story teller, and a great writer. But he's also got a pretty long …

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Finally, a museum will document the horrors of partition that many Indians and Pakistanis want to forget

Amolak Swani's knobby fingers gripped a cane as she shuffled into the room, her daughter holding her at the elbow. She settled into a chair with a sigh and began telling her story.<p>Swani was 16 when Muslim mobs in the city of Peshawar, in the northwest corner of what was then British India, burned …

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