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How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Motivation

Trump knows how to read the crowd but hasn't learned to govern

As President Trump enters the stretch run of his first year in office, two big things are clear. He has not lost his remarkable instinct for reading the public mood, but neither has he found a way to harness that instinct into a successful governing formula.<p>Those two threads of his presidency were …

Introvert Or Extrovert? Here’s Another Way To Think About Your Personality

The popular dichotomy between introverts and extroverts obscures a more important factor: how well you can adapt your personality to a given situation.<p>“Sensitive fake extrovert.” That’s how Jade Lenier classifies herself. As a performer and public speaker, you’d take her for an extrovert, but in …

Psychology

Rex Tillerson Must Go

“If he does remain, it will be yet another sign of the collapse of self respect among those who are now willing to serve in senior positions in government.”<p>There is nothing more to be said about the depth of Donald Trump’s ignorance or his more consequential lack of character—his selfishness, his …

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Donald Trump

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

3 Social Security Questions You Need to Be Able to Answer

You might be surprised at what you don't yet know about Social Security.<p>Most Americans will collect Social Security benefits at some point in their …

Retirement

3 Good Reasons Not to Retire Before 66

Everyone's situation is different, and many of us would love to retire early, but here are some good reasons to consider delaying retirement for at …

Retirement

Using Deferred Taxes To Increase Investment Returns

Using Deferred Taxes To Increase Investment Returns<p>A Portfolio Management Technique That Can Help Your Long-Term Performance<p>Updated January 07, …

Investing

The Only 4 401(k) Rules You Need to Retire Rich

You can easily use your employer plan to create a brighter financial future.<p>Everyone wants to have an enjoyable retirement, and having the financial …

Retirement

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives?<p>Success and happiness: <i>That's</i> the combination we all hope to achieve. But the …

Self-improvement

Mattis Didn’t Kill the Trans Ban, Trump’s Big Mouth Will

It’s not James Mattis who doomed Trump’s trans ban. It’s Trump’s own words, which once again will come back to haunt him in court.<p>Contrary to reports …

Kremlin confirms Trump's lawyer reached out about deal

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Wednesday confirmed that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer reached out to them during the 2016 presidential campaign, seeking help for a business project in Russia.<p>In a statement to the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Trump Winery Disavows Connection to Donald Trump | MyRecipes

At an absurd press conference at Trump Tower on Tuesday afternoon, the President of the United States took a break from saying that white …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Osama Bin Laden

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose | Inc.com

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If they did, their whole life would be different. Life, apparently, isn't worth giving …

Fun-Da-Mental

Kelly wins praise across the aisle, but will Trump change?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly — then secretary of Homeland Security — offered some tough talk to President Donald Trump.<p>Kelly, a whip-cracking retired general who was sworn in as White House chief of staff on Monday, had …

Donald Trump

Ketamine ‘cures 50% of people with treatment-resistant depression’, study finds

Ketamine is a powerful anaesthetic which is also used as a mind-bending club drug – but it could be a safe, effective treatment for depression, …

Trove of ancient Roman letters unearthed near Hadrian's Wall

Archaeologists are thrilled by the discovery of 25 tablets that could reveal fascinating details of everyday life on the northern frontier of the Roman Empire.<p>The wooden ink documents were found on June 22 at the Roman fort of Vindolanda just south of Hadrian’s Wall in Northern England. …

Archaeology

Bernie Sanders is the Democrats’ real 2020 frontrunner

He's staffing up, touring the country, and still drawing record crowds.<p>Amid a swirl of speculation about Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and practically everyone else under the sun as potential Democratic presidential contenders, most of the political class is ignoring …

Middle-class

London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain

London Mayor Sadiq Khan escalated his war of words with President Trump late Monday, suggesting the U.S. president’s planned state visit to Britain should be canceled.<p>Speaking on Channel 4 News, Khan said Britain should not be “rolling out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the …

As Trump lashes out, Republicans grow uneasy

President Trump, after days of lashing out angrily at the London mayor and federal courts in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack, faces a convergence of challenges this week that threatens to exacerbate the fury that has gripped him — and that could further hobble a Republican agenda …

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White House pushes back against report Trump shared classified info with Russians

The White House went into fresh damage control mode on Monday, pushing back against a Washington Post report that Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador last week, the latest scandal to engulf the embattled White House.<p>National security adviser …

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Opinion: Trump must be impeached. Here's why.

The time has come for Congress to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.<p>The remedy of impeachment was designed to create a last-resort mechanism for preserving our constitutional system. It operates by removing executive-branch officials who have …

Donald Trump

Trump Warning to Comey Prompts Questions on ‘Tapes’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday warned James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director whom he fired this week, against leaking anything negative about him, saying that Mr. Comey “better hope” that there are no secret tapes of their conversations that the president could use in retaliation.<p>The …

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Donald Trump

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted …

Emotional Intelligence

These are all the people the Republican health care bill will hurt

The actual policies contained in the American Health Care Act — the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill that the House is voting on Thursday — would help some Americans a <i>lot</i>. The biggest winners are households making $250,000 a year or more, who would see two different taxes targeting them repealed; …

Health Care

“There was no point”: Trump’s White House is puzzled about his bizarre series of interviews

Even by Trump-ian standards, his comments yesterday seemed quite bizarre, and his staffers know it<p>Monday was filled with commentary by President Donald Trump that, even by the standards established during his administration, managed to turn the political world on its head — from claiming that the …

As latest Obamacare repeal effort fades, Republicans wonder what happened

The latest version of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is teetering on the verge of failure as the conversation among Republicans on Capitol Hill has shifted to soul-searching and recriminations over what went wrong in their long campaign to end Obamacare.<p>Though …