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Russia arrests members of 'Isil terror cell'

Russia's FSB security service say seven-person group was planning terrorist spectacular in St Petersburg and Moscow<p>An Islamic State terrorist cell planning “high-profile” bombings in Moscow and St Petersburg has been broken up by Russian security forces, the country’s main intelligence agency has …

Russia

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

Self-improvement

Shopify's CFO provides 'adult supervision' for the growing e-commerce company

<b>Growth-savvy CFO is well-placed at streaking Shopify (CFO.com)</b><p>Shopify became a publicly traded company in May. The e-commerce software company is now focused more than ever on growth and building new revenue streams.<p>Leading the charge for Shopify's financial future is tech and finance veteran Russ …

CFOs

17 things you should never say on your first day at work

"If you say something that's off, it sets the tone, and that could be the reason for you to be let go in your first three months," says J.T. O'Donnell, a career and workplace expert, founder of career-advice site CAREEREALISM.com, and author of "Careerealism: The Smart Approach to a Satisfying …

Employment

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

Success

The 19 hottest jobs for 2016

If you're hoping to land a new job in the new year, you've come to the right place.<p>CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) have compiled a list of the hottest, most in-demand jobs for 2016, based on supply and demand (the number of job ads companies post each month outpace the …

Employment

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

Self-help

The 13 best jobs in 2016 for people who don't have a college degree

CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) have compiled a list of the most in-demand jobs for 2016 for people without a college degree.<p>They used EMSI's extensive labor-market database, which pulls from over 90 national- and state-employment resources, to look at supply and demand …

Employment

Here’s how to stay focused all day — according to scientists

These scientific tips and tricks will help you regain focus and maintain better overall concentration in and out of the office.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Original Reporting by Jessica Orwig and Lydia Ramsey.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Time Management

Why a Second Baby is Better for Your Marriage

Why a Second Baby is Better for Your MarriageNo doubt you've heard people say that having a baby changes everything—it was even an ad slogan. But …

Pregnancy

How to Discipline a Child with Creativity and Fun

Punishment doesn't always have to fit the crime—it just has to be a deterrent<p>Shutterstock<p>Your son has left his breakfast bowl on the table again, …

Why Forcing Kids to See Santa is a Bad Idea

Parenting<p>article<p>Making kids sit with Santa when they're afraid can have lasting …

5 Reasons Why Parallel Parenting Is Better Than Co-Parenting

We are not those folks.<p>Those folks who are divorced and who have kids and who can actually mumble a "hello" to each other and actually mean it.<p>Those folks who are divorced, remarried and invite each other over to their kids' birthday parties.<p>We are not those folks.<p>What happens when you are divorced …

Parenting

The 10 Communication Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Master

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to their portrayal in pop culture, entrepreneurs aren’t purely “idea people,” dreaming up revolutionary new concepts and introspectively coming to profound conclusions about their industry -- though they are that, at times. …

Communication Skills

5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're building gadgets, selling software or starting a nonprofit, your starting point is a vision, which gets turned into a plan of action. In business, your plan is the road map that will help you pinpoint the answers to some of …

Small Business

The Focused Leader

A primary task of leadership is to direct attention.To do so, leaders must learn to focus their own attention. When we speak about being focused, we commonly mean thinking about one thing while filtering out distractions. But a wealth of recent research in neuroscience shows that we focus in many …

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you've taken a time management class, read …

Time Management

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The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

10 Inspirational Quotes from Navy SEAL Training

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training is not known for its “comfort factor.” The six-month selection process weeds out roughly 80 percent of its volunteers, with every day serving as both …

Motivation

The Key to Change Is Middle Management

At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room full of people who were discouraged by the organization’s earlier attempts at change. She stood and shared a story of her own about how making people …

Earthquake app review: monitoring earthquake events from around the world

Introduction<p>Earthquake is a geo-monitoring app that allows you to track earthquake events from around the world. It offers updated information with …

15 Ways To Act Like A Leader

The Workplace

The 4 Most Common Negotiation Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Cue University of Michigan Ross School of Business professor George Siedel. He's taught negotiation classes around the world, and he recently heard from students saying they used his tactics to secure both of the deals above, he tells us.<p>Siedel is currently teaching 50,000 students in his Coursera …

University of Michigan

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. We do things intentionally or subconsciously that impede rather than advance our success. The first step in eliminating these destructive behaviors is acknowledging them. Here are eight of the most egregious:<p><b>1. Confusing busy with productive</b><p>“Don’t mistake …

Communication Lessons From A Sales Trainer: Stop Talking And Start Listening

How do I improve my communication skills? As a therapist, I get asked that question regularly. And the answer isn’t usually about learning to be more assertive or learning how to explain things more clearly. Instead, the secret to better communication is all about improved listening skills.<p>Improved …

Communication Skills

You Have to Be Fast to Be Seen as a Great Leader

It’s obvious that business is moving faster and faster and that to keep up, leaders at all levels need to know how to pick up the pace.<p>That’s easy to say. But is it so? Is there a correlation between speed and perceived leadership effectiveness?<p>In a word, “yes.”<p>We recently analyzed 360 feedback …

Leadership