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How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

Find your passion? If only it were that simple

New study challenges the idea that your lifelong pursuit is just buried inside you somewhere — but a new mindset can help.<p>It's the stuff of earnest …

Self-improvement

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Infographics

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

Leadership

America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny

Democracies end<p>when they are too democratic.<p>And right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny.<p>Illustration by Zohar Lazar<p>As this dystopian …

Political Science

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti to help families separated at border

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has pledged to help immigrant families separated at the border, telling AM JOY ‘it needs to end now.’ Joy …

Stormy Daniels

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation: What might happen next

The New York attorney general filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the Donald J. Trump Foundation on Thursday, alleging that Trump violated both federal and state law in the mismanagement of his charitable organization.<p>The New York attorney general’s petition is essentially a civil — …

Donald Trump

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Black Mirror

The 15-Minute Cardio Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in the last 20 years, the term “cardio” became synonymous with light jogging. Jogging leads to 5-hour marathon times, adult …

Exercise

Stop panicking. Not even the power to pardon can save Trump from the trouble he's in

<b>To the editor:</b> Let’s take a step back from the panic and posturing over President Trump’s assertion that he has the “absolute” right to pardon himself.<p>Trump’s pronouncement is rendered moot by the U.S. Constitution, which expressly prohibits the president from using the pardon power in the case of …

Donald Trump

The U.S. Government Has Spent More Than 4 Times the Cost of Mueller's Investigation to Let Trump Play Golf

Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation has cost an estimated $16.7 million its first year. Trump's golf outings have cost $67 million.The …

Donald Trump

The Leadership 'Secret' That Smart Leaders Have Known for a Century

Amazing wisdom from more than 100 years ago that you can use today.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the early 1900s, a professional speaker traveled the nation giving one speech, and it was so popular, he ended up giving it 6,152 times by 1925. Keep in mind, …

Temple University

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

Chest Exercises for a Sample Workout

Why is it important to exercise your chest muscles and what chest exercises are best? Let's take a look at the different types of chest exercises, …

Workouts

'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> A young Malian migrant who rescued a child dangling from a balcony will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade, the office of the French presidency said.<p>Video of the rescue showed 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama climbing up four floors of the …

France

Dean on Cohen meeting Russian: Trump “infected” GOP with “swamp”

Reporting reveals Russian Oligarch Viktor Vekselberg secretly met with Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen at Trump Tower, 11 days before Trump’s …

Donald Trump

How to Lease a $50,000 BMW for Less Than a Subway Pass

Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial advisor from …

Electric Vehicles

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Stop Telling Them 3 Things That Most Parents Say

Some advice you think will help your children can actually harm them instead.<p>We want our children to be successful as possible--maybe even more successful than we are ourselves. And so we push them to give them the motivation and self-discipline that we know is a key to getting ahead.<p>This may seem …

Michael Avenatti's Cryptic Tweet Could Mean That He's About To Drain The Swamp Himself

To meet the definition of a lobbyist, the law says a person must meet three criteria:<p>First, he or she must be getting paid by the client for their …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

If Trump Is Laundering Russian Money, Here’s How It Works

For Donald Trump, there was the purchase of the $12.6 million Scottish estate and the $79.7 million for golf courses in the United Kingdom, not to …

Giuliani Says Trump Repaid Cohen for Stormy Daniels Hush Money

WASHINGTON — President Trump reimbursed Michael D. Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer, for a $130,000 payment that Mr. Cohen has said he made to keep a pornographic film actress from going public before the 2016 election with her story about an affair with Mr. Trump, according to Rudolph W. …

Donald Trump

‘The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted’: Rosenstein responds to impeachment threat

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein took aim Tuesday at Republican lawmakers who have drafted articles of impeachment against him, saying that he would not comment on documents “that nobody has the courage to put their name on” and asserting that he will not change his behavior in the face of …

Donald Trump

Google’s new Gmail aims to hit Microsoft where it hurts

It’s all business<p>Google unveiled a new Gmail design this week, overhauling its free email service with new features and a fresh look. Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features …

Google

Senate panel approves bipartisan bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from firing

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to approve a bipartisan bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired in the midst of the Russia investigation — putting pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote by the full Senate.<p>The committee …

Donald Trump

Bad News for President Trump

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem.<p>One feature of the truth is that it doesn’t change much. A lie is hard to sustain. The details may change in each retelling because the liar is not actually remembering the events, but instead remembering the telling of the events. The truth, by …

Donald Trump

Kushner Companies Hit With Federal Subpoena

Top White House adviser Jared Kushner’s family real-estate company has reportedly been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury. The subpoena, according to</i> …

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

Jimmy Kimmel: Trump’s First Stormy Daniels Tweet Is ‘Absolutely Nuts’

“Even the idea that Trump is scrolling — the president is scrolling through Twitter looking for things to retweet is nuts.”<p>There is little in this …

Republicans Push Bill To Protect Mueller, Without McConnell's Support

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., does not support a measure that would make it harder for President Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, but that isn't stopping some Republicans from forcing the debate.<p>North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis said Wednesday that he will continue …

Donald Trump