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Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Sergey Brin

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

6 Leadership Lessons from Top CEOs

Do you want to grow your business and get your personal life back? Learn these six leadership lessons from top business owners and CEOs to help you train your team to grow the business independent from you.<p>Leadership grows businesses. It empowers teams to take on more responsibilities and deliver …

Leadership

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new ideas and new visions for the future. Think about Steve Jobs, …

Nicolás Maduro’s Accelerating Revolution

Venezuela’s President has outmaneuvered his opponents. Can he survive an economy in free fall?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>One afternoon this August, at the Venezuelan Presidential palace of Miraflores, a crowd waited for President …

Venezuela

Use This Trick to Get an Amazing Memory

If you’ve ever watched someone memorize and recite back a string of numbers or a long list of words and thought, “I wish I could do that,” we’ve got …

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

WASHINGTON — Of all the State Department employees who might have been vulnerable in the staff reductions that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has initiated as he reshapes the department, the one person who seemed least likely to be a target was the chief of security, Bill A. Miller.<p>Republicans …

North Korea

Fit in my 40s: ‘If you breathe properly, it will improve skin, sleep, digestion, mood’

First, you must concentrate…<p>Esther Nagle is teaching me to breathe by Skype. If you breathe properly, filling your lungs from the belly to the throat, it will improve everything: skin, sleep, digestion, even impending Christmas stress. First, you must concentrate. “It’s not meditation – that has a …

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020

World Economic Forum's "Future of Jobs Report" reveals the top 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020.<p>Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human …

Creativity

Why young Americans are giving up on capitalism

When you are twelve, in 2008, the global economy collapses. After years of bluster and bravado from President George W. Bush — who encouraged consumerism as a response to terror — it seems your country was weaker than you thought.<p>In America, the bottom falls out fast.The adults who take care of you …

Middle-class

What’s It Like to See a Democracy Destroyed?

Hannah Dreier spent years covering the implosion of Venezuela. Her takeaway is a sobering one: There’s no rule that says that a miserable situation has to end, just because it’s too miserable.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here.</i> | <i>Subscribe via Stitcher.</i><p>What’s it like to watch a country …

Venezuela

9 Make-Ahead High-Protein Vegetarian Lunches

One of the biggest challenges of eating meat-free is making sure you're getting in enough protein at every meal, so planning ahead is the name of the …

Healthy Eating

Mexico’s Revenge

By antagonizing the U.S.’s neighbor to the south, Donald Trump has made the classic bully’s error: He has underestimated his victim.<p>Leer este artículo en español.<p>When Donald Trump first made sport of thumping Mexico—when he accused America’s neighbor of exporting rapists and “bad hombres,” when he …

Mexico

The White House power struggle between Steve Bannon and the “globalists,” explained

This battle cuts to the core of the contradictions around Trump’s character and his presidency.<p>For weeks, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been locked in combat with another faction of administration officials — and both Bannon’s job and the future of the Trump administration may be at …

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

Healthy Eating

HERMANN TILKE

“Time is always a very big challenge for us.”<p>And what would motor racing be without the cathedrals of speed where man and machine can be tested to their utmost? The answer, of course, is nothing. Without venues such as Italy’s Monza (La Pista Magica), Silverstone in Great Britain and Monaco, or …

What Highly Creative People Do Differently

Here's what research shows about the everyday behaviors and traits of brilliant artists, entrepreneurs, and writers.<p>The legendary writers Truman Capote, William Carlos Williams, and Frank O'Connor walked into a frat house.<p>No, it's not the beginning of a joke but the (incredible) description of a …

Creativity

Why Are We So Afraid To Admit When Our Kids Are Struggling?

Like all parents, I have the most adorable child in the world. When you think about it, we all have the most adorable child in the world, which is a …

‘Make America Great Again’ – why are liberals losing the war of soundbites?

From Donald Trump’s triumphant slogan to the Brexiteers’ ‘take back control’, political discourse is saturated with powerful images or ‘frames’. Should the left fight fire with fire – or will that make things even more toxic?<p>Donald Trump has done pretty well for someone ridiculed by most of the …

Donald Trump

Alzheimer's disease found to be a diabetic disorder of the brain

Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling …

After 24 years, I am leaving the disaster Venezuela has become

Policemen always asked me when they did traffic checks, as did the woman at my post office.<p>"You can leave this disaster; why don't you?" Depending on the questioner, I might laugh or smile before launching into my reasons for staying in Venezuela.<p>The people, the weather, the food and drink, the …

Venezuela

These adorable amigurumi are the world’s cutest craft project

If there’s one thing <i>Yoshi’s Woolly World</i> taught us, it’s that there’s nothing cuter than seeing your favorite characters in yarn form.<p>The art of …

It’s not just Deutsche. European banking is utterly broken 

A little while back I somewhat unwisely penned a column declaring the financial crisis essentially over. All I meant by this was that with the return of full employment and rising living standards, most of the economic wounds of the crisis had healed, at least in the US and the UK.<p>Yet as is evident …

Deutsche Bank

10 Unmistakable Habits of Utterly Authentic People

Lifestyle > Habits<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs.<p>Next Article<p>Why the Habits of Highly Successful People Are Just a Myth<p>Next Article<p>Travis Bradberry • Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at …

Self-help

Venezuela's Maduro Calls For New Era Of Relations With US

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he is hopeful for improved relations with the United States, a day after meeting U.S. Secretary …

‘Corporate feminism’ oppresses women. Here’s how

I’m sure someone benefits from society’s focus on a few high-flyers beating their wings against the glass ceiling. But it’s certainly not the vast majority of women<p>What would you do with £119,000? It’s a nice problem to have, but not one the majority of us will ever have to grapple with, given that …

5 Quickie Yoga Workouts That Work

You've been killing it this month with the high-intensity training sessions and maybe you've even started a new class. That's why it's time to give …

Yoga

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …