Onuwa Joseph

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Chimamanda Adichie: The daughter of postcolonial theory

Amid the Nigeria bookstore buzz, Adichie's remarks on postcolonial theory were ignored. But they are just as important.<p>On January 25, Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie headlined the Paris edition of the Night of Ideas, a cross-continental initiative run by the French Institute, featuring …

Feminism

The Founder of Ikea Has Died (He Was Known as the World's Thriftiest Billionaire) | Inc.com

If you've ever owned a Billy shelf unit or a Lack table or a Malm dresser, please bow your head for a moment of silence.<p>Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, who was worth $40 billion by some estimates, has died.<p>The 94-year-old Swedish entrepreneur was notorious for having been almost comically thrifty, an …

IKEA

Roger Federer explains Australian Open tears during emotional speech

Roger Federer confessed it has never got any easier to control his emotions when winning a Grand Slam title, despite lifting 20 of them!<p>The world No. …

Tennis

Chances Are You're Not Living Up to Your Creative Potential. Here Are 3 Things You Can Do to Fix It Today | Inc.com

Coming up with new ideas can be hard. But no matter what field you're in, a little bit of creativity can take you a long way. Over the years, I've trained my brain to become an idea machine--but it wasn't always that way.<p>Here are three ways that will help you get the wheels in your brain spinning …

Creativity

14 things successful people do on Sunday nights

Roger Federer Just Won His 20th Major. Here's the One Thing He Changed to Make it All Possible | Inc.com

Roger Federer cruised to his 20th major title win adding yet another Australian Open to his impressive resume by beating a resurgent Marin Cilic on Sunday in Melbourne in five sets.<p>Astonishingly, at 36, Federer is showing no signs of slowing down. Former world number one and tennis legend Mats …

Tennis

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Comedy

Warren Buffett Shares the Secrets to Wealth in America

I have good news. First, most American children are going to live far better than their parents did. Second, large gains in the living standards of …

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018 | Inc.com

Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for 2018.<p>Monday January 1, 2018<p>"There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is …

Motivation

On the Tranquility of Mind: Seneca on Resilience, the Trap of Power and Prestige, and How to Calibrate Our Ambitions for Maximum Contentment

“That man lives badly who does not know how to die well.”<p><i>“Wherever life can grow, it will. It will sprout out, and do the best it can,”</i> the poet Gwendolyn Brooks wrote in her abiding ode to perseverance. But in our quest to do the best we can, we are apt to defeat ourselves by pushing against life …

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

Stressing about money as you make your holiday gift list — and shell out hundreds of dollars for holiday travel? While it’s easy to overspend in …

Personal Finance

Jeff Bezos, Julia Child, and 17 more highly successful people who changed careers after age 30

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their adult lives.<p>Here are 19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change …

7 ways wealthy, mega-successful people think differently

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, "People can really be smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don't really believe in …

Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell

A Rasmussen poll taken in 2013 asked American adults, “Are most white Americans racist?” “Are most Hispanic Americans racist?” and “Are most black …

Why Insidious Racism is Much Harder to Navigate

When I was four, I turned to my mum and asked her when I would turn white, because all the good people on TV were white, and all the villains were …

FOUNTAIN: When blacks speak their minds, they hear 'stop whining'

<i>“</i>More often than not the points of your columns are valid and right on. But there are times they become tedious and whiny<i>,”</i> a reader wrote to me a …

Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

My oldest son, wrestling with a 4-year-old’s happy struggles, is trying to clarify how many people can be his best friend. “My best friends are you and Mama and my brother and …” But even a child’s joy is not immune to this ominous political period. This summer’s images of violence in …

Our national anthem is being attacked as racist, but I say we should keep it

This has not been a good year for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” And now things could get worse. The California chapter of the NAACP says the song is racist and wants Congress to find a different song to be America’s national anthem.<p>Sound crazy? It is. This is an example of political correctness on …

Inside the lives of America's anxious wealthy people

Rachel Sherman's book "Uneasy Street" highlights the lives of America's top earners and the anxieties they face, including guilt and comparing themselves to their wealthy friends.<p>The New York Times also highlighted the anxiety of rich people in a recent article, saying "wealth frequently comes with …

A white man allegedly killed 26 people at a Texas church, and white Americans will be fine

Two things seem certain after the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history, which unfolded Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs: …

The purpose of life isn’t to be happy—it’s to be fulfilled

The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word …

Happiness

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Cover Story: Meghan Markle, Wild About Harry! | Vanity Fair

Cover StoryOctober 2017<p>Meghan Markle, Wild About Harry!<p>Cover StoryMeghan Markle, Wild About Harry!Battered by the tabloids—to the point where her boyfriend, Prince Harry, issued a statement defending her—actress and activist Meghan Markle has largely ignored the media storm. And as Markle tells</i> …

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

21 world wonders that you're not supposed to visit

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

Black conservatives who backed Trump are suddenly offended — but they sold their souls long ago

<b>Tim Scott; Paris Dennard; Mark Burns (AP/Andrew Harnik/Allison Shelley/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>After Charlottesville, the Republican Party’s black boosters are full of regrets. So why don’t they quit?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 21, 2017 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Cable news media's coverage of Donald Trump's reaction to …

Donald Trump

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …