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10 World War II Books Every American Should Read

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 11, 2018 12:15 PM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>From the D-Day …

World History

Before and After D-Day: Color Photos From England and France

American troops in England before D-Day, May 1944.<br>Frank Scherschel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 25<p>It's no mystery why images of …

D Day

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

Market Capitalization

How to Win over Critics and Get People to Love Your Ideas

Get people onboard and get going.<p>One of the skills I've had to develop over the years is the ability to influence people to embrace and accept dramatically new and unfamiliar ideas. In my first career as a designer, I've learned it is best to have at least three solutions for consideration, not …

Text Messaging

The Complete Project Management Bundle | Cult of Mac Deals

Companies big and small count on project managers to ensure their initiatives arrive on time and on budget, which is why these professionals routinely earn six figures for their services. From setting up projects in JIRA to streamlining pipelines with Agile and Scrum, this bundle boasts 11 courses …

Project Management

As Former SEAL Receives Medal of Honor, a Controversy Is Reignited

WASHINGTON — Britt K. Slabinski, a former senior chief petty officer of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6, received the Medal of Honor on Thursday for his leadership during a firefight in Afghanistan in 2002.<p>In a brief ceremony at the White House, President Trump highlighted Mr. Slabinski’s courage and …

Military

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

9 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With an Inauthentic Person

There is no skill more important to success than being able to detect who is sincere and who isn't.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Authentic people are self-aware. They avoid blaming others for their own mistakes and accept their strengths and weaknesses. They …

Self-help

Bill Gates Gave Some Brilliant Management Advice on Hiring the Best People. Here It Is in 2 Sentences

Traditional brick and mortar companies will cringe, but the research doesn't lie. And Bill Gates agrees.<p>Traditional brick and mortar companies prefer everyone "in the office," where people can work together, bounce from meeting to meeting, and slog in Dilbert-style cubicles.<p>While there's nothing …

The Workplace

Downed WWII Airman Trekked 300 Miles on Broken Foot to Safety

A World War II veteran miraculously survived getting shot down by Nazis, and he told his story to author Carole Engle Avriett in her new book “Coffin …

Wings of Freedom: Aircraft tour shows off WWII bombers, fighter planes at Moffett Field

<i>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>Moffett Field was abuzz Sunday with the sound of aircraft engines …

Good and Bad Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (carbs) are essential to our nutrition, primary energy source, and vital for good health. When we eat carbohydrates, our body converts …

Nutrition

How an Old F-15 Just Might Kill Russia's New Stealth Su-57 in a 'Dogfight'

The Boeing F-15C Eagle has long been hailed as the world’s greatest air superiority fighter

This Is How 2 Top MBA Professors Recommend You Smooth Negotiations for a Better Salary

Like just about everything, you are much better off with a plan.<p>5 min read<p>I’ve always thought about what makes salary negotiations so stressful, partly because of my own mixed success in that exercise over the years. In most cases, I felt as though I deserved a raise when the conversation finally …

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

How Toxic Are Your Co-workers, Exactly? Pretty Toxic if You See Them Doing These 5 Things

If you feel judged and rejected, remember: it's not about you. You're probably working with one of these types of people.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed many toxic traits in the workplace. But I have to tell you, there's one that stands out and consistently holds people back: <i>Perfectionism.</i><p>Have you …

[Update: More details] Report: T-Mobile and Sprint may agree to merger as soon as next week

Sprint and T-Mobile weave a complicated relationship. For years they've desired each other, drawn inexorably to that most corporate copulation: the …

T-Mobile

Windows 10’s next major update arrives on April 30th

Windows 10 has seen two major updates since its initial release. The next -- the snappily-titled Windows 10 April 2018 Update which we've reviewed right here -- will be available on April 30, and includes a bunch of features designed to make your screen time more efficient.<p>The update's headline …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

The names of 731 Anzacs found in cave under the WW1 battlefields of France

"It shows how soldiers form a sense of place and an understanding of their role in a harsh and hostile environment," said historian Ross Wilson of …

5 Ways to Become More Attractive to Others

Feeling good about yourself makes you more attractive to others. And as you love yourself, your life becomes less burdensome and relationships become …

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

Maus: Revealed: Nazi Germany's Massive World War II (Almost) Super Tank

The Maus was an enormous waste — and not the war-winning weapon the Nazis hoped it would beBy the time the super-heavy Maus tank rolled out for its …

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …