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Malcolm Gladwell: Here's why you should slow down and do less

The constant connectedness of life in 2017 often puts a premium on speed: the sooner, the faster, the better. "The more output you produce, the …

12 Small but Effective Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself in 2017

Over the past several months, we've noticed an undeniable, overarching shift in the realm of wellness. For starters, we've really begun to …

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

Meet the Startup Going Up Against Amazon in the Shipping Wars

Small businesses may never be able to match Amazon's volume. But this startup is helping them get a leg up.<p><i>Editor's Note:</i> Inc.'s <i>12th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here, meet Shippo.</i><p>Like many entrepreneurs, Laura Behrens Wu …

Sheryl Sandberg: If You Want to Raise Resilient Kids, Always Do These 3 Things

Looking to help her kids cope with a devastating loss, Sandberg uncovered advice every parent can use.<p>No kid should have to go through what Sandberg's two school-aged kids faced when their father died suddenly of a cardiac arrhythmia. But at least a few good things came out of the horrifying loss …

Why emotional intelligence is key for project success

Emotional intelligence is the ability to empathize with others, demonstrate emotions, and make decisions based on multi-level awareness. Here's how …

Seeking to keep up pressure, Venezuela opposition plans more protests

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, and vowed to keep up pressure by staging three more protests in the next four days.<p>A demonstrator gestures while facing riot …

Iran chides US over 'worn out' accusations about nuclear deal

Iranian foreign minister’s comments come after Rex Tillerson accused Tehran of following in the footsteps of North Korea<p>Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif, has criticised the US after his counterpart, Rex Tillerson, said Tehran was creating “alarming and ongoing provocations” to …

Don't underestimate the harm 'brittle masculinity' can do to the world | Timothy Snyder

Strength brings problems and weakness brings others. But weakness posing as strength is the most dangerous of all<p>In his history of the origins of the great war, Christopher Clark wrote of “brittle masculinity”, a threatened sense of manhood that lurked beneath the spiked helms and elaborate …

Donald Trump

Why Investors Are Asking About Your Exit Strategy (and What You Should Say)

Investors want to know about your commitment, flexibility, and thoughtfulness.<p>Investors put money into risky startups to drive a superior return versus other investments. Investing in private companies has the additional risk of an illiquid stock, but implies some amount of patience with these …

Trump’s claim that Korea ‘actually used to be a part of China’

<i>“He then went into the history of China and Korea. Not North Korea, Korea. And you know, you’re talking about thousands of years . . . and many wars. And Korea actually used to be a part of China. And after listening for 10 minutes, I realized that it’s not so easy.”</i> <b><br>— President Trump, interview</b> …

Craig Hodges: 'Jordan didn't speak out because he didn't know what to say'

He was one of the NBA’s finest sharpshooters and a two-time champion alongside Michael Jordan, but was run out of the league for his outspoken views. A quarter of a century on, Craig Hodges is still fighting the good fight<p>“I’m sad to say that one of our players was shot on Monday,” Craig Hodges …

Michael Jordan

2 Big Lessons From the Biggest Happiness Study Ever Conducted

Here's what researchers learned after following people for more than 75 years.<p>If you want to study happiness, you first have to define what you mean by the word.<p>There are the momentary pleasures of a great glass of wine, a smile on a child's face, or a soft couch after a long day. But there are …

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth

Small shifts lead to big results.<p>When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made …

Black on black crime: myth and reality in Facebook murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prowling the streets of Cleveland, 37-year-old Steve Stephens was on a mission that was utterly insane. "Found me somebody I'm going to kill, this guy right here, this old dude," he said as he stepped out of his vehicle. In the moments that followed, Stephens would ask 74-year-old Robert …

Georgetown Apologizes, Renames Halls After Slaves

In a somber remembrance ceremony filled with prayer and song, Georgetown University asked for forgiveness and took new steps to right a nearly two-hundred-year-old wrong on Tuesday.<p>Speaking on behalf of the school's founding fathers, Rev. Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of …

Maxine Waters On The Strong Black Women Who Taught Her To Create Her Seat At The Table

The 78-year-old spoke about her unapologetic approach to politics, social justice and being underestimated.<p>Maxine Waters stood before a crowd of young people Friday at Busboys and Poets, a Washington, D.C., restaurant that doubles as stomping ground for social movements. At the event, which she …

Women of Color

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

Jeff Sessions's Blind Eye

The new attorney general makes it clear that when it comes to abuses in local policing, Americans are now on their own.<p>One of the effects of racial segregation is that it fractures reality, so that the daily occurrences of one world can be entirely invisible, even fantastic, to another. When the …

Justice

Trump administration says Russia helping Syria cover up sarin attack

WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday there is overwhelming evidence that Syria used a sarin nerve agent to attack opponents of the government last week, and that Russia is trying to help Bashar Assad's government cover up this illegal use of chemical weapons.<p>"The Syrian regime and its primary …

Middle East

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It

Emotional intelligence isn't about achieving perfection. It's about learning and growth.<p>Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>But that doesn't mean you're …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

A Special Election In Kansas Could Signal 'Big League' Problems For GOP, Trump

A special election in Kansas on Tuesday has Republicans sounding worried about an enthusiasm gap in the Trump era.<p>Trump himself was apparently worried enough that he cut a robo call for Republican state party Treasurer Ron Estes.<p>"On Tuesday, Republican Ron Estes needs your vote — and needs it …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things

These are sure-fire ways to build your professional relationships and increase your tribe fast.<p>If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>…

Trump's Syria Strike Was Unconstitutional and Unwise

The military intervention solved nothing, while bypassing Congress, betraying the president’s non-interventionist supporters, and highlighting his hypocrisy.<p>Early the morning of August 21, 2013, six densely populated neighborhoods in Syria “were jolted awake by a series of explosions, followed by …

Middle East

7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly -- and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.<p>A pile of little papers on which are written words such as "tax return" "tax audit" "tax advice" …

Retirement

Breakfast All Day: 25 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture …