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How Trump Brought the Political Media Class to Its Knees

Trump and his team understand that for the political press, the only thing that matters is what’s happening right now, not yesterday. And whether through his tweets or his surrogates in the briefing room, the president has been largely able to bait reporters into playing his game, because he knows …

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

A year ago, dressed in suffragette white and addressing a cheering, weeping convention, Hillary Clinton stood for possibility. Now she is a reminder of the limits women continue to confront — in politics and beyond.<p>More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have …

McDonald's

Your Sort of Simple Guide to Building an Off-Grid Power System

Living in our Airstream, Artemis, power has been the number-one challenge. The daily-life stuff is easy to cope with: cooking is all done on propane; we avoid excessive appliances, with pour-over coffee and handheld espresso machines; and off-the-grid lighting falls to Goal Zero’s awesome low-power …

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

This is the conclusion from decades of Gallup data and interviews with 25 million employees. But companies still keep getting it wrong.<p>In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of …

Employee Engagement

The Explainer: Hidden Traps in Decision-Making

Harvard

Infographic: Here are the cheapest places to travel in Asia 2017

THESE DAYS backpacking through Asia can take a toll on your bank balance, especially if you have a varied itinerary. SimplyHolidayDeals.co.uk with …

12 Hotels in Seoul Under S$200 Per Night That Will Not Break Your Bank

The seasons don’t matter because Seoul is ever popular, and the world loves this Korean city for many reasons. Apart from all the K-pop stars and …

The Best Damn Thing in Every State

Travel<p>By Matt Lynch and Andy Kryza Published On 03/03/2017<p>@MLynchChi @apkryza<p>By Matt Lynch @MLynchChi And Andy Kryza @apkryza Published On …

National Parks

Two Simple Tricks for Mentally Blocking Out Pain

Some pain requires medical attention and pain relievers, but some is fleeting and more annoying than anything else. Here are two ways to power …

Pain

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

Small Business

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones)

A few small changes to your thought patterns can make a very big difference.<p>When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that …

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck 9-to-5, Monday through …

Employment

8 Tips for Speaking Persuasively and Getting What You Want

It’s hard to hold a conversation when your eyes are glued to your phone. According to communication expert Sonya Hamlin, author of <i>How to Talk So</i> …

Why Successful People Don't Give A Damn About Your 'Brilliant Idea'

Ideas, ideas, ideas.<p>Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers is the greatest undiscovered secret mankind doesn't yet know about.<p>I wish I could have made you feel the passion and intensity I had for Rich20Something when it was just an idea in my head.<p>I …

Success

9 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be a Better Leader

If there's one thing I've learned, it's that achieving success requires the right mindset.<p>Admittedly, it took me years to realize that success is achieved not over long periods of time, but instantaneously in life's brief, honest moments.<p>I can remember each instance when a thought or belief …

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

Learning

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Stephen King

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Shutter Speed

We Asked 8,500 Internet Commenters Why They Do What They Do

My fascination with internet comments began as exasperation. I’d just written a short article that began with a quote from the movie “Blazing …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

To Get Promoted, Get Feedback from Your Critics

Individuals often struggle to know where they need to grow in order to move up to the next level. One of the best strategies for aspiring leaders to rise through the ranks in organizations is to create a personal board of directors. The board is a group of six to eight people you select to help …

The Slow Fade Of Tom Hanks

For over 30 years, Tom Hanks has been one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars — the quintessential Dad. But that simple likability camouflages the political potency of Hanks and the brand of white, middle-class Dad he’s come to represent.<p><b>When Tom Hanks</b> won his first Oscar for <i>Philadelphia</i> in 1994 — …

Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it

Shenzhen, China<p>Yekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.<p>The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick. He had drawn up prototypes, secured some minimal funds from his family, and launched a …

Intellectual Property

5 Steps to Develop a Business Plan - OLBlog

A business plan is essential for every entrepreneur, but if it’s your first time doing one can be tricky. Business owners discussed when referring to …

Inside the secret, backroom deals big brands make to vie for control over grocery stores

Turns out, almost every American has a close connection to one of the biggest power brokers in the food system. It plays out in nearly every US neighborhood, every time you pick up a box of cereal.<p>While much of the relationship between supermarkets and food manufacturers remains veiled in secrecy, …

Millennials could be millionaires – if they start investing instead of saving

In a new poll, 64% of working millennials said they couldn’t see themselves ever becoming millionaires – but it’s a much more reasonable goal than many realize<p>Pity the poor millennials.<p>The 83 million or so members of this generation – a quarter of America’s population, the largest age cohort – have …

Financial Services

The wonderfully strange secrets of a food stylist

Food isn't always naturally beautiful. Unlike your face, which looks good in all lighting and times of day (obviously), plated grub isn't always …

Sustainable Poke Hits Capitol Hill Today

After holding soft openings the past week and a half, seafood spot <b>Wanderfish Poke</b> officially opens today on Capitol Hill.<p>As the poke scene grows more crowded, many purveyors of the popular Hawaiian raw fish salad seek to differentiate themselves with slight tweaks to the formula. Wanderfish is no …