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How writing regularly can improve your creativity and clarity

Starting or running a business is a risky endeavor. Entrepreneurs and artists deal with a storm of surprises and self-doubt, and they need to constantly learn and adapt to steer the ship to safety.<p>I’ve found that one of the best avenues for problem solving is writing. The process of putting pen to …

Creative Writing

13 Million Middle Eastern Children Are Unable to Attend School

Ongoing conflicts across the Middle East have prevented more than 13 million children from attending school, according to a report published Thursday …

The language you speak changes your view of the world, research shows

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

Language

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How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Latin America silent on Venezuela as US airs rights concerns

PANAMA CITY (AP) — From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are …

Nestlé’s despicable water-crisis profiteering: How it’s making a killing — while California is dying of thirst

While California suffers through a historic 4-year drought, the corporate giant has made billions on bottled water<p>California Gov. Jerry Brown has taken a lot of heat for announcing mandatory water reductions to cope with the state’s historic drought -- even while exempting agriculture, which uses …

Big Oil’s sleazy Africa secrets: How American companies and super-rich exploit natural resources

African oil attracts global network of traders, bankers and investors who combine with venal local political cabals<p>Little but fear and sewage flows down the precipitous slope that separates Angola’s presidential complex from the waterside slum below. Swelled by refugees who fled a civil war that …