Kwesi Robinson

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Branding Putin

MOSCOW<p>In Vladimir Putin’s push to build Russia’s global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.<p>Power ploys<p>Understanding Russia’s global influence<p>Confidence in the Russian leader has risen in several countries since 2014<p>2014<p>2017<p>79%<p>Vietnam 69%<p>54<p>50<p>Greece 41<p>Philippines 38<p>South Korea …

Russia

Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the nation's public employee unions Wednesday that likely will result in a loss of money, members and political muscle.<p>After three efforts in 2012, 2014 and 2016 fell short, the court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that unions …

Public Sector

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

SEATTLE (AP) — Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>Late Tuesday, a federal judge in California issued a …

Immigration

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

My Father the Greatest of All Time

He really wanted me and my sister to be good little Muslim girls. But I knew at an early age I did not want to follow that path.<p>My father, Muhammad …

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

University of Pennsylvania

27 Time Management Hacks You May Not Be Using

These days, if you can save time there’s a good chance you can save money. This is true whether you are at home or at work.At home, saving time could …

Here’s Mary Meeker’s essential 2018 Internet Trends report

Want to understand all the most important tech stats and trends? Legendary venture capitalist Mary Meeker has just released the 2018 version of her famous Internet Trends report. It covers everything from mobile to commerce to the competition between tech giants. Check out the full report below, …

Mary Meeker

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

19 activities super successful people do over long weekends

With the long weekend approaching, it is interesting to look at how super successful people spend their free time. Do they totally unplug from work …

7 Office Organization Ideas to Make Your 9-to-5 a Little Bit Easier

A clean and organized desk is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it can also benefit how you feel and work. According to organization experts Clea …

I interviewed over 300 highly successful people about their morning routines — here are 5 things they do to have a focused and productive day, every day

Whenever you see a headline like this, there's a good chance you become immediately skeptical — and rightly so. What can this guy (who you've never heard of, as it happens) tell you about your morning routine that you don't already know, or haven't already read elsewhere?<p>It's a good question, and I …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Time Management Techniques Don’t Work When You Use The Internet

Time management techniques are meant to help you be more productive and have a better work-life balance. But guess what? Not all those time …

How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

5 Productivity Hacks For a Better Workday

Here are some tips and tricks that I use to make my daily routine a bit easier. I hope that they can help you too!<p>Question: What 24 things do you have in common with your heroes like Beyonce, Bill Gates, or Jeff Bezos?<p>Answer: The hours in your day.<p>Every day you spend working is the same length of …

Time Management

WhatsApp founder plans to leave after broad clashes with parent Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO — The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption, according to people familiar …

Privacy

Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

<b>Updated at 5:34 p.m. ET</b><p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story contains a graphic description of sexual assault.</i><p>A Pennsylvania jury has found Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, setting up the comic legend for the possibility of years of imprisonment for drugging and sexually …

Justice

The Art Of Writing Without Thinking: Morning Pages

How a simple morning ritual has given me more to write aboutIt’s been a year since I first discovered morning pages. It was under Brian Koppelman’s …

In Just 2 Words Elon Musk Gave Writing Advice Every Business Leader Should Follow

Cutting this habit from business writing can lead to higher productivity.<p>In a push for profitability at his Tesla plants, Elon Musk recently sent a detailed memo to his staff outlining a series of measures intended to help the company ramp up production scale, slash costs, and boost quality.<p>Musk …

Tesla

Mark Zuckerberg says he’s ‘open’ to testifying to Congress, fixes will cost ‘many millions’ and he ‘feels really bad’

In a wide-ranging interview, the Facebook CEO admitted that the social networking giant may have made mistakes in opening up its network so much a decade ago.<p>While not definitively saying yes, Mark Zuckerberg says he’s “open” to testifying before members of Congress regarding Facebook’s recent …

Internet

Trump’s Lawyer Resigns as President Adopts Aggressive Approach in Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — John Dowd resigned on Thursday as President Trump’s lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation as Mr. Trump signaled that he was prepared to ignore his advice and wanted a sit-down with investigators.<p>After days of uncertainty among the president’s lawyers about their status, Mr. …

Donald Trump

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

Amazon just passed Alphabet to become the world's second most valuable company

Amazon has passed Alphabet and now trails just Apple among the list of the world's most valuable companies.<p>The e-commerce giant rose 2.7 percent on …

Stock Markets

Judge rules defamation case against Trump may proceed

A New York judge said Tuesday that a defamation lawsuit against President Trump related to an allegation that he sexually harassed a former “Apprentice” contestant may go forward.<p>Summer Zervos filed the suit last year after Trump said publicly during the 2016 presidential campaign that she and …

Donald Trump

Practicing These 3 Daily Habits Will Inherently Make You More Successful

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

Self-improvement

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Time Management