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An American Historian Busts the Poisonous Myth at the Heart of White Nationalist Ideology

Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other …

Lessons in Leadership From John Kelly's Favorite Book

How a novel from the 1930s can help the White House chief of staff navigate the Trump administration.<p>When powerful people cite books as their lodestars, they often favor volumes full of guidance, uplift and exemplary inspiration. For Bill Clinton, that means Marcus Aurelius’ <i>Meditations;</i> for Barack …

History

5 Life Changing Lessons I learned After Interviewing 100 Social Entrepreneurs

<i>Photo by Garrhet Sampson on Unsplash</i><p>I’ve spent the last ten years rubbing elbows with some of the awesomest social entrepreneurs in the world. It all …

Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurs

Inspired by the desire to fight poverty among the youth while rehabilitating the environment in northeastern Brazil, Ms Lillian Silva founded …

Entrepreneurship

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Land Funding

Learn more about the financing sources that are available to social entrepreneurs.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>At one point, nongovernmental organizations and charity groups were the only …

Entrepreneurship

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

How Chicago Is Quickly Becoming the Social Entrepreneurship Capital of the U.S. | Inc.com

One of the most underestimated entrepreneurship hubs in the United States is, without question, Chicago.<p>It gets some love here and there, and has definitely risen in the ranks (both nationally and globally) over the past few years, but in general it is still very much a "best kept secret." There is …

Entrepreneurship

55 Essential Space Operas from the Last 70 Years

John Harris art equals space opera.<p>What makes a science fiction story a space opera? Well, it needs to take place in space obviously, though not …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

Valerian: Check out new concept art from Luc Besson's sci-fi spectacular

<b>To read more from EW’s Summer Movie Preview, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here. Don’t forget to</b> …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

Graphics

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

The Collaboration Software That’s Rejuvenating The Young Global Leaders Of Davos

Human-focused software helped the World Economic Forum bring one of its core programs back to life. Could it work for your office too?<p>It’s a tough time to be a Davos Man. Even during globalization’s heyday, the World Economic Forum’s annual summit was mocked for being out of touch, and this year is …

World Economic Forum

The Horror of the Iraq War, One Hundred Years From Now

AFTER SADDAM HUSSEIN, after the U.S. invasion, after the Islamic State, what will Iraq ultimately look like? The future of Iraq, its borders, …

The rise, fall, and comeback of the Chinese economy over the past 800 years

China was so far ahead, in fact, that economic historian Eric L. Jones once argued that the Chinese empire "came within a hair's breadth of industrializing in the fourteenth century."<p>At the start of the 15th century, China already had the compass, movable type print, and excellent naval capacity. …

Economics

The Evolution of Istanbul, In Maps

Explore the crucial milestones in the life of the now-troubled city on this interactive platform.<p>Istanbul has been in the headlines recently for the most heartbreaking news. But long before it became the stage for geopolitical instability, it was a bustling metropolis with a rich and complicated …

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

Science Fiction

Lessons Of A 55-Year-Old CEO In Leading A Millennial-Driven Non-Profit

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>As a 55-year-old former corporate VP turned career consultant and entrepreneur, I’m always fascinated to hear stories of “boomer” professionals who’ve achieved great success managing and collaborating with Millennial teams. As I know from experience, …

Leadership

Free shoes from TOMS: Can such philanthropy hurt more than help?

An Oscars ad will highlight TOMS, the company whose sustainable-philanthropy program has given away 50 million shoes. But critics say that what …

The Oscars

5 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes

About time... I've seen too many failed Crowd funding fundraisers.<p>Want to crowdfund and not sure how?<p>In this Indiegogo webinar "5 Common Crowdfunding …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Entrepreneurship

Yale psychologists have built a mathematical model for selfishness

Ever wonder why some people have a tendency to be nice—even in situations where it costs them—while others are constantly out for themselves? Psychologists from Yale University have built a formal mathematical model, combining game theory with ideas from behavioral economics, to show how humans …

Want to Become an Angel Investor? There’s a Bootcamp for That

<i>Pipeline Angels helps high-net worth women invest in women entrepreneurs.</i><p>By Betsy Mikel (Editor, Women 2.)<p>Volunteer? Check. Donate? Check. What else …

Venture Capital

'Doing Good' In Business Takes Many Forms

From the formation of Entrepreneurial Mind, LLC, we have committed to donating 10% of our operating profits to support entrepreneurs in emerging economies through micro lending and other programs. All of my partners share my commitment to give back and we thought this was an appropriate focus given …

Entrepreneurship

Economic impact of TPP studied

It is striking how little the Trans-Pacific Partnership will deliver to New Zealand, a study released Friday says.read more

Trans-Pacific Partnership

6 Guiding Principles For Nonprofit Executive Directors

Over the course of the coming year many of you will be either placed in the executive leadership role of a charity or looking to enhance your …

Management