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'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran weighs in on fellow real estate mogul Donald Trump

"I grew up with him," Corcoran told Business Insider during a "Shark Tank" event at New York's Paley Center for Media this week.<p>In the early 1970s, both Corcoran and Trump were starting their real estate careers.<p>Corcoran co-founded a real estate business called The Corcoran Group with a $1,000 loan …

A former Googler reveals a 6-second exercise that anyone can use before a stressful situation

Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "<b>mindful breath</b>."<p>Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in October 2015, he taught a hugely popular mindfulness meditation course called "Search Inside …

Five Signs Your Boss Is Incompetent

One of the most broken aspects of our broken workplace structure is that we all feel judged at work, almost all the time.<p>We can’t relax because we feel that someone is looking down on us, evaluating us or timing us. It is somebody’s job to make sure we’re doing a good job. We are always under the …

The awkward moment when Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin met at the UN General Assembly

Rarely have two world leaders been so visibly uncomfortable in one another's presence, but that doesn't mean Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama have nothing to talk about<p>Constructive. Business-like. Surprisingly frank.<p>Those are the diplomatic euphemisms Vladimir Putin used to describe his meeting with …

25 ways to fix a sexless marriage

As a divorced man, you are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide. Even if you don’t kill yourself, you will die younger. And forget chasing tail; your mobility also suffers from singlehood.<p>Oh, and yes, divorce crushes your finances: A study of divorced baby boomers found that a split slashed …

Politics and Religion Should NOT Mix

Everyone I know is sick of Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk, and so am I, but I want to share a couple of stories about her religion and Mr. Huckabee's, as well.<p>He's Southern Baptist and she's Apostolic/Pentecostal which is more rigid in their edicts for women and their boisterous rituals.<p>When …

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Report: Iran finds 'unexpectedly high' uranium reserve after Dems seal nuke deal for Obama

Iran has reportedly found an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium, following assessments that the country is running low on the nuclear raw material and just days after President Obama essentially secured an international nuclear deal with the country's leaders.<p>The discovery was reported first by …

Eat a little less, live a lot longer?

Scientists have long recognized that caloric restriction contributes to longevity and better health in animal studies. But what human wants to live …

Toxic People You Should Avoid at All Costs

Shares 8K<p><i>Emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry identifies toxic characters you must avoid to protect your psychological health.</i><p>Toxic …

In Russia, A 'Show Of Force' As The Military Tries To Modernize

Russia has been displaying its military might lately, with war games and weapons shows. Even though his country is the midst of a recession, President Vladimir Putin is pushing ahead with a costly plan to modernize the military.<p>Top U.S. and NATO officials have identified Russia's war-making …

Scientists discover specific brain cells responsible for alcoholism

Although alcoholism is a common disease that affects millions of people worldwide, the underlying causes have not been fully understood – until now. …

The Impact Bias: How to Be Happy When Everything Goes Wrong

In the summer of 2010, Rachelle Friedman was preparing for one of the best periods of her life. She was recently engaged, surrounded by her best …

8 Creative Ways to Save Money on Groceries

As I coach people in the area of frugality, one of the places I see the most money waste is in the area of grocery spending. In the Frugal Farmer …

Obama Has Done More for Clean Energy Than You Think

A blue-black field of 5.2 million solar panels tilted toward the Arizona sun might just be the Hoover Dam project of the Great Recession. The Agua …

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they're willing to admit an uncomfortable fact about money

In his research, he found that rich people are willing to admit something about money that makes many of us uncomfortable: <b>It can solve most problems.</b><p>It can be uncomfortable to accept that money, rather than being the corrupting force it is often portrayed, can serve as a useful tool that creates …

The roots of European racism lie in the slave trade, colonialism – and Edward Long | David Olusoga

Ideas of Africans as inferior, backwards and barbaric can be traced back to those justifying slavery in the 18th century. And the stereotypes still cast a shadow over the continent<p>There is a view that discussions about modern Africa should be forward-looking. They should be about trade, …

The Rich Really Are Different

Is extreme wealth inequality in the U.S. something that government can or should address? The answer depends on how it arises. If everybody has a …

How to start an interesting conversation with anyone

Stop making people think and start making them feel.Gvahim/Flickr<i>How can I start an interesting conversation?​ originally appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are republishing an answer from Julian Reisinger, founder of Love Life Solved.</i><p>The most interesting conversations aren't about news, or …

The White House is going to war with Dick Cheney

Cheney has long been a fierce critic of President Barack Obama. But in recent days, he has been publicly savaging the administration's Iran nuclear deal with new intensity while promoting his new book.<p>In a seemingly unusual reaction, the White House on Tuesday used its official social-media …

The American Dream Is Dead: Here’s Where It Went

By Adele Peters6 minute Read<p>Look at a list of rags-to-riches billionaires, from Oprah to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, from immigrant investor George …