Miguel Villegas

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Here's what Jim Mattis learned when he sat down and talked to a man who tried to kill him during the Iraq war

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a summer morning in a desolate corner of Iraq's western desert, Jim Mattis learned he'd narrowly evaded an assassination attempt.<p>A Sunni Arab man had been caught planting a bomb on a road shortly before Mattis and his small team of Marines passed by. Told the captured insurgent …

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional

Good communication is the key to personal and professional success.<p>Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to …

A Sign of Great Leadership? It's Not About Correcting Mistakes, It's About This One Trait

Letting other people fail? Sure, and you can start by accepting that you are prone to fail as well.<p>Are you known as a <i>fixer</i> at your company? If so, here's a tough lesson to learn. That's only half the battle when it comes to leading others. Fixing problems and addressing your own mistakes puts you …

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times

Of course there are difficult times in life, but only you get to decide how to manage them. These quotes from 21 resilient female entrepreneurs can help you through it.<p>Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the …

The Best Secret Beach Towns in Mexico

With nearly 6,000 miles of coastline, ranging from the rough waters of the Pacific Ocean to the tranquil turquoise seas of the Caribbean, Mexico has …

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Dallas sportscaster delivers fiery speech about NFL protests: 'Maybe we all need to read the constitution again'

WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen isn’t afraid to hold back on the air about social issues in sports. Remember how he covered Greg Hardy?<p>Here’s his latest take on President Donald Trump and this week’s NFL protests:<p>Donald Trump has said he supports a peaceful protest because it’s an American’s right. …

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Richard Branson Reveals 3 Important Lessons Most Leaders Learn Too Late in Life

At Virgin Group, it's OK to encourage and even celebrate failure.<p>Sir Richard Branson has modeled an unconventional leadership approach that has attracted a cult-like following, as evidenced by some of his best-sellers -- <i>Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won't Teach You at Business School</i> and, of course,</i> …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

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Chick-fil-A VP: The advice I give my own children -- How to start a career

My three sons began receiving career advice from me before they even started high school. It was both the curse and the blessing of having a Mother who spent time as the Vice President of Talent and the Vice President of Human Resources at Chick-fil-A. As they matured, I tried to impress upon them …

Korean city's mud festival entertains millions

The Boryeong Mud Festival drew a record number of visitors this year.

A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit

Nelson Piquet Jr. does work he loves, but there's a reason for that. Here's what you need to do if you want to follow your passions and do what you love.<p>Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific …

8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

I had 22 jobs before I started my own business at the age of 23, and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. - Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran<p>A lot of us struggle with motivation -- especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those …

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Uber's second-in-command leaves the company

Uber is rumored to be looking at a shakeup of its executive team as part of its attempt at reforming its broken corporate culture, and you might have just seen the first signs of that shakeup today. The ridesharing company has confirmed that senior business VP Emil Michael, second only to Travis …

7 ways billionaires like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates demonstrate the ancient philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

Around 304 BC, a wealthy and successful merchant named Zeno was shipwrecked on a trading voyage. He lost nearly everything. Making his way to Athens, he was introduced to philosophy by Crates of Thebes, a famous Cynic, which changed his life. Within a few years, Stoic philosophy would be born. As …

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Watch a Porsche Cayenne tow an Airbus A380, earn a world record

Just because the Porsche Cayenne's tow rating is under 10,000 pounds doesn't mean it isn't capable of some spectacular one-off feats, like towing <i>an airplane</i>.<p>Porsche used a European-spec 2017 Cayenne S Diesel to earn the Guinness World Record for the heaviest aircraft pulled by a production car. It …

26 Powerful Lessons to Learn from Michelangelo

Ever since I was a teenager I have been fascinated with Michelangelo. A brilliant painter, sculptor, and architect, Michelangelo crafted many …

10 Golden Lessons from Steve Jobs

I think we’re having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we’re always trying to do better. – Steve Jobs<p>Your accomplishments and …

See Earth in stunning 4K from the ISS

Check out some of the most gorgeous footage ever caught of Earth. NASA astronauts have beamed down stunning 4K footage of our planet from the ISS using a RED Epic Dragon digital camera and posted it on their YouTube channel.<p>This isn't the first ultra-high definition video sent from the ISS: NASA …

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These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

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13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

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100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<br>• "If you are not willing …

The 10 (and a Half) Commandments of Leadership

Do you have what it takes to become a great leader--the kind of leader who not only attracts people but actually makes things happen as well?<p>If you want to achieve your true potential and become the leader you are meant to be, you must start by being aware of who you are.<p>If you can become the …

100 citas inspiradoras para tener éxito

Los dichos o refranes tienen dentro una gran sabiduría. Las frases de algunos de los más famosos y grandes héroes de la historia y empresarios, …