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The Contradictions of Hajj, Through the Lens of a Smartphone

Is it permissible to take a selfie in front of the Kaaba during hajj? With spotty internet, I was unable to Google the answer. Forced to call an audible fatwa, I decided, “Yes, if indeed my intention is pure.”<p>Fourteen hundred years ago, the Prophet Muhammad and his companions definitely didn’t have …

Mad Max

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to control hair fall: 9 simple ways to reduce hair loss

How to control hair fall: 9 simple ways to reduce hair loss<p>Research suggests that as many as quarter of men on this planet begin balding as early as …

Hair Care

Column: Happiness, not endless sacrifice, drives success at work

People seen working in the lobby of the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California. File photo by REUTERS/Gabrielle …

Happiness

Dubai’s Crazy New Floating Underwater Resort Will Be Inspired by Venice

Dubai — already home to the world’s biggest indoor theme park and on the way to opening the world’s longest zip line — is getting another …

Zip-lines

5 Ways to Build an Effective Leadership Team

padrinan / PixabayAs a leader, building a high performing team of talented individuals can be quite challenging. But what’s more challenging than …

Leadership

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Here's the No. 1 mistake parents make when teaching their kids about money

You teach them manners, how to tie their shoes, and how to ride a bike. But how can you really teach your kids the value of a dollar?<p>At Miami's …

Kids

Yes, It's True: These Natural Supplements for Anxiety Actually Work

Anxiety is one of those things that isn’t an issue until it hits you like a ton of bricks—whether in the form of unexpected heart palpitations, …

3 New TED Talks on Overcoming Failure and Why You Should Listen | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur failure is inevitable and that's why I enjoy listening to other leaders who have overcome failure and how they did it. Recently I have found three TED talks that I enjoyed immensely, and thought other should give a listen.<p>1. Leonard Kim<br>Leonard Kim is a brand strategist and …

TED Talks

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5' | Inc.com

Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to make yourself look busier than you really are, but rather, …

Time I

8 surprisingly easy things you can do today to be happier

As you hustle your hardest at work, you may sometimes forget to stop and ask yourself: "Am I happy?" Doing so is not only good for your physical and …

Happiness

The 1 Word to Delete from Your Vocabulary if You Want to Succeed | Inc.com

There's one word that, if used in the wrong context, can hold you back and rub people off the wrong way. Yet, it dominates our vernacular. It's a word that makes people's eyes roll. It gets us to lie to ourselves and severely limits us without us even knowing it.<p>That word? <i>Try</i>.<p>Example:<p>"I'll <i>try</i> to …

Commuting

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day | Inc.com

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When you go into the gym, you get to decide how …

Self-improvement

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Self-help

The One Body Part You're Not Stretching, But Should Be

Stop neglecting this body part—your knees will thank you.<p>As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my …

Workouts

9 yoga poses to try if you have lower back pain

Now that’s it’s 2017, pretty much everyone on this great big planet has heard that yoga is good for them. For those holdouts out there with …

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

Roll Out: A (Semi-Homemade) Nutella Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

This semi-homemade nutella lovers cinnamon roll recipe is perfect for the cooler weather – especially when they’re hot out of the oven. And given …

Dessert

6 Classes Every Entrepreneur Should Take | Inc.com

Many business leaders would agree that education is essential to building a successful company. But is a traditional business degree enough? Many skills and subjects that don't fall under a typical curriculum can have profoundly positive effects on entrepreneurs and their careers.<p>These six leaders …

Entrepreneurship

Carmelitas

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 by 13-inch pan.<p>Combine the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, and softened butter in the bowl …

Teaching Very Young Children About Money And Investing

Kids can learn investment basics at an extremely young age.<p>Our experience with teaching our kid about money and investing.<p>A game-like spreadsheet …

Investing

6 Easy Habits That Will Help You Become The Leader You Want To Be

Leadership is one of the most highly discussed topics in everything from business to sports, music to culture.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>The reason is because true leadership is hard. While some people think that being at the top or holding some sort of management position is what defines leadership, the real …

Leadership

What's the Most Important Thing to Focus on When Building Your Business?

Surround yourself with good people, and you can't lose.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner FounderMade sits down with the co-founders of FoodStirs, an organic, do-it-yourself baking service and subscription kit for kids, who talk …

Business Strategy

The Ultimate Start-Up Guide Explains What Not to Do to Succeed

<b>The Ultimate Start-Up Guide: Marketing Lessons, War Stories, and Hard-Won Advice from Leading Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors</b> isn’t a …

Startups

3 Must-Haves in a Great Mentor | Inc.com

Over the years, I've seen thousands of Millennials in the classroom and in various business roles, and, not surprisingly, I disagree with those who stereotype the generation as lazy, entitled job hoppers.<p>Instead, I find they possess many highly desirable workplace traits. They're technologically …

Leadership

10 steps to becoming a successful entrepreneur — from a real life entrepreneur

No one is born a game-changer.<p>Even the most rebellious, one-of-a-kind iconoclasts likely learned those traits from inspiring figures in their lives. …

Entrepreneurship