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The 7 Loveliest Children’s Books of 2017

Profound and poetic illustrated celebrations of solitude, self-possession, friendship, and our place in the cosmos.<p><i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time,”</i> <i>Charlotte’s Web</i> author E.B. White asserted. <i>“You have to write up, not down.”</i> A generation later, Maurice Sendak scoffed …

How Twitter Donate Buttons Are Redefining the Fundraising Game For Today’s Political Campaigns – Adweek

More than ever, social media is playing a major role in the way presidential candidates reach voters. Live-tweeting debates has become the norm, …

Growing Number of Companies Opt for Locally Driven Hurricane Relief Efforts, Reports GlobalGiving – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

WASHINGTON, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - In response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, a growing number of companies are choosing to support locally driven …

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Been Let Down Again? 5 Keys To Creating A Culture Of Accountability

It’s an old rule of life that we teach people how to treat us. Yet how often have you held back from calling someone out for failing to follow through on what they said they would do because, well, it was just less awkward to do it yourself. At least in the short term.<p>But here’s the deal: when you …

Self-help

Large protest in South Africa shows rising discontent with the country’s president and ruling party

PRETORIA, South Africa — Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of this capital city Wednesday morning, demanding that President Jacob Zuma step down or be forced from office after a string of political scandals that have rocked his administration.<p>The rally marked the second week of …

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Fin24.com | Is there life after junk status?

Is SA being held to ransom by the big three Western rating agencies, and can we continue on our own merry way without them, asks Mundia Kabinga.

Africa's Largest Company Naspers Ups Investment In Takealot, South Africa's Biggest Ecommerce Firm

Naspers, Africa’s biggest ecommerce and digital company, has just invested R960-million (about $69.4-million) into Takealot Online, South Africa’s largest ecommerce company.<p>“We are super excited about this latest investment as it will allow us to continue to grow the business in a market with huge …

Country Catches the Eye of the World's Super-Rich

Ex-Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi (left) with billionaire Flavio Briatore during a past visit in Malindi (file photo).<p>Kenya emerged as the third most …

Pressure on Zuma Builds as South Africa Girds for Protests

A week after South African President Jacob Zuma appeared to have weathered calls to resign, former leaders of the ruling African National Congress …

White people didn’t steal the land – they bought it: Lekota

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota is calling for a more sensible approach towards South Africa’s land issue amid calls from the Economic Freedom Fighters …

How to Think Differently about Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership: Get Comfortable with Discomfort

“SEARCHING FOR WHAT WE DON’T HAVE” BY SHANMUKHA INKAS / WWW.SAATCHIART.COM/INKAS; INKASART.BLOGSPOT.IN<i>This article comes from the spring 2017 edition</i> …

How To Be a Community-Powered Nonprofit

<i>Accusations of fake news are all over the news. So when donors want old-fashioned, honest information, they are turning to nonprofit news</i> …

6 Considerations Toward Improving Volunteer Management

During their presentation, “Designing an Effective Volunteer Management System,” at the American Society of Association Executives’ Great Ideas …

Research reveals how to take better breaks

Until recently, when I needed a break I'd grab my phone. Whether I was bored, mentally fatigued, or just wanting a pick-me-up, I felt relief checking …

When The One Percent Sent Its Kids to War

A century ago this week, the United States entered World War One. Unlike today, the children of America’s wealthiest families were the first into …

6 Ways Consistently Productive People Get Things Done | Inc.com

You are frustrated because you didn't get enough done.<p>You are not alone. The lack of time (and lack of time management) is an epidemic and a virus eating away at your productivity.<p>Sure, there are thousands of ways to manage time. Smart phones, planners, whiteboards -- there are tools galore. But …

Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

<b>What is Collaborative Overload?</b>The potential for being overwhelmed by technology is magnified in the workplace by something called “Collaborative …

13 Best Productivity Books To Take You From Slacker To Master

You have dreams. Maybe you’ve turned them into concrete goals. Maybe you’ve even broken those goals down into actionable steps. You do your best to …

The Way We Teach Math Is Holding Women Back

First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students …

How Nonprofit Organizations Can Advocate With Confidence

Given our current political landscape, many education non-profits are wondering how they can take action for their causes. Here are some guidelines …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and …

5 Ways Bad Reviews Can Actually Be Good for Your Business | Inc.com

Did you know that 88 percent of consumers consider online reviews to be just as trustworthy as personal recommendations? Which means that businesses should try to get only positive reviews to win over their target customers, right? Not necessarily.<p>Negative reviews can be just as useful as positive …

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Learning a new language makes you a more tolerant person

There are many benefits to knowing more than one language. For example, it has been shown that aging adults who speak more than one language have less likelihood of developing dementia.<p>Additionally, the bilingual brain becomes better at filtering out distractions, and learning multiple languages …

Want to Stop Procrastinating? Try the 10-Minute Rule | Inc.com

"I know what I need to do. I just can't make myself do it." That's a statement I've heard more times than I could count in my therapy office.<p>Procrastination is a bad mental habit and that can get worse over time. But the 10-minute rule can help you develop the self-discipline you need to tackle …

Trump and Russia: What the fallout could be

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump's Russia problems seem to be getting worse by the week -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump official to be found within a murky web of ties and contacts to Russia.<p>But the communications between key Trump aides and Moscow officials …

3 habits of successful language learners

Roughly 1.2 billion people worldwide are currently learning a foreign language. If you are one of them, this article is for you.<p>Whether you are learning to improve your job prospects, do better in school, get ready for a trip abroad or even just for fun, there are three common habits that all …

One Social Value That Can Help Your Business (And The Economy) | Inc.com

In an event attended by a few dozen 10th grade high-school students, the facilitator asked the participants to think about their core values and write them down. As the kids did their assignment, I realized that in 52 years I had never asked myself that question. It didn't take me long to figure it …

Will Africa’s Big Five become extinct in the wild?

Changing Planet<p>Our planet teemed with wildlife a hundred ears ago. Theodore Roosevelt saw it when, shortly after leaving office as 26th President of the United States, he explored Africa for nearly a year, collecting thousands of specimens for the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History. His …