Mary Mckinney

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Teach Your Kids About Money by Acting Like a Bank

You probably don’t want your kids to forever think of you as the Bank of Mom and Dad, but when your kids are young, acting like a bank could teach …

4 Lessons That Nonprofits Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nonprofits are often perceived as being less businesslike and bottom-line driven than their for-profit counterparts. But in reality, there’s no better model for learning how to cultivate passionate and loyal “customers.” Nonprofits are …

How Collaboration Tools Can Turn Your Business Into A Social Enterprise

Social networks for business help enterprises collaborate securely across departments, offices and countries. Many available tools give employees a …

Customer Service

Social Anxiety Tied to Overabundance of Serotonin

Individuals who suffer from social phobia tend to produce too much serotonin, according to a new study conducted by Finnish researchers at Uppsala …

Research

Woman accused of locking child in hot car arrives at court, leaves kids in parked vehicle again…

A Virginia woman going to court to turn herself in and face charges for leaving a child in a hot car locked her kids in a vehicle outside the …

Even at Rest, Our Brains Prepare Us to Be Social

A new study sheds light on why Facebook is such a popular diversion for people who feel like taking a break.<p>Researchers at the University of …

The Brain

Empowerment and Better Health Through Assertive Behavior

Why assertiveness is a vital social and communication skill<p>Many people think they are behaving assertively when they are really being aggressive or …

The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field

<i>This post is a bit longer than usual. But if you are interested in the invisible dimension of leading profound social change -- and in a blend of action science and consciousness to illuminate that blind spot -- it may be worth the read.</i><p>My father is a farmer. As one of the pioneers of bio-dynamic …

10 changes to make in your 30s to set yourself up for lifelong success

Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>There's a huge caveat in the US' expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats<br>• 17 of the …

The Secret Psychology of Snapchat (And Other Successful Apps)

Snapchat is the new Instagram / Facebook and boasts of over 100 million users who send more than 400 million snaps per day.<br>Why does the app stick …

Apps

How to Build Your Website Like a Supermarket

Pre-career, I had a few different jobs, from working in the video store after school rewinding the weekend’s videotapes to merchandising greeting …

A perfect SAT couldn't get this guy into the Ivy League — but he persevered and now runs a business that makes millions

He spent his formative years growing up in the Sky Ranch Motel, a self-proclaimed budget motel that his family owned and operated as well as called their family home.<p>"At a young age I saw, like, drug deals and prostitutes," Patel told Business Insider.<p>The motel is a source of embarrassment for his …

Why You And Your Boss Need To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There’s a familiar childhood warning of counting to 10 before speaking when you’re angry. From a young age, we’re encouraged to have emotional …

Can Small Businesses Afford To Adopt Sir Richard Branson's Approach To Employee Benefits?

Yesterday, the Huffington Post reported on Sir Richard Branson’s bold decision to extend a full year of paid parental leave for new moms and dads working at Virgin Management. This wasn’t the first time that Branson unveiled an extravagant benefit for employees at Virgin. Back in September of 2014, …