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1 Simple Way to Instantly Discover Your Life's Purpose (and Start Taking Action) | Inc.com

People are most productive when they have a sense of direction. Navigating the complex geography of your life is much easier and enjoyable after you have a clear understanding of your destination--the purpose of your existence. Unfortunately, most people get overwhelmed when contemplating these …

Self-improvement

11 Books That Kept Us Up at Night

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21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers. It makes communities more productive and …

Learning

The 23 Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

It was halftime during one of my 7th-grade football games. And we were losing 14 - 0. With our knees planted in the grass, my team was quietly …

Motivation

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

Stephen King Used These 8 Writing Strategies To Sell 350 Million Books

The bestselling novelist shares his secrets to selling so many books.<p>Stephen King is one of the most prolific and commercially successful authors of the past half century, with more than 70 books of horror, science fiction, and fantasy to his name. Estimates put the total sales of his books at …

The Donald’s dollars come from Frankfurt

Where does Donald Trump borrow most of his money? Germany. The country's largest financial institution, Deutsche Bank, has floated him $2.5 billion …

The Key to a Successful Interview

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

Books

5 biggest financial mistakes Gen X and Gen Y make

Like anyone, those in Gen X and Gen Y can’t always avoid making mistakes with their money. But there’s plenty they can do to correct mistakes, …

Downton Abbey cast on saying goodbye: 'We didn't want to leave'

The cast of <i>Downton Abbey</i> gathered in Beverly Hills on Saturday to say goodbye to TV critics in a poignent final season press conference. With only …

The 100 best movies of all time as chosen by actors

What are the best movies of all time? Depends on who you ask, of course. We’ve got our own ideas, ranging from the best movies out right now, to …

Al Pacino

3 ways to improve your life, even if you're really lazy

I don't blame you. Hey, some of that stuff is <i>hard</i>. (I should know. I write about it all the time.)<p>Isn't there an easy, passive way where your flaws start correcting themselves, you gain respectable goals and become much, much happier?<p>Well, at least in theory, there just <i>might</i> be. I called somebody …

Happiness

The World's Most Beautiful Airport Approaches from Above

On flying into Santos Dumont Airport – close to downtown Rio de Janeiro – travelers can bask in unobstructed views of Guanabara Bay and Rio’s iconic, …

Five Minutes with Entrepreneur Omar Kassim, Founder of JadoPado

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>“I’ve breathed and lived technology since I [was] eight years old,” says JadoPado founder Omar Kassim, while reminiscing about how he put together …

Tesco reveals biggest loss in UK retail history

Tesco reports an annual pre-tax loss of £6.4bn after suffering a slump in sales and an accounting scandal<p>Dave Lewis has put his faith in Tesco’s large supermarkets and vowed to rebuild the company around them after the turmoil at the retailer led to it recording one of the biggest losses in British …

Investing

Troubled retailer Tesco predicted to post £5bn loss - the biggest in British history

Tesco is set to make its mark in corporate history on Wednesday 22 April when it announces what is believed to be the biggest ever loss reported by a …

Tesco Posts Record $9.5 Billion Loss, Biggest in Company History

U.K. supermarket Tesco reported a full-year pre-tax loss of 6.38 billion pounds ($9.5 billion) on Wednesday, as the retailer grapples with what it called "tough trading conditions." The loss was the largest in the company's 96-year history, according to Reuters.<p>The retailer also wrote down the …

Tesco

Iron Man brawls with Batman after Caped Crusader goes on Tesco 'crime spree' in hilarious video

This is the bizarre moment a group of superheroes were spotted in a dramatic midnight brawl at a Tesco store.<p>In the hilarious clip, Iron Man is seen …

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Tesco UK sales decline slows as supermarket beats expectations

Supermarket giant Tesco reported that their sales fell less than in previous quarters in a trading update for the 13 weeks to 30 May 2015.<p>In the …

Tesco-bury's and AS Morrisons. Could Britain's supermarkets be about to merge?

Ahold and Delhaize has sparked speculation that Britain's grocers could team up in the face of falling sales<p>Corporate mega-mergers are often compared unfavourably to the proverbial couple of drunks who prop each other up at a bar. Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, Office Depot and Staples, and …

Tesco ‘steps forward’ with sales fall

2015-06-26T07:20:57.000Z<p>By: Chris Nuttall<p>Tesco has made a “step in the right direction” says CEO Dave Lewis….with another sales fall. FT <i>Opening …

Tesco beats forecasts with improved quarterly trading

A trading update on Friday, published ahead of a potentially stormy annual shareholders' meeting later in the day, said sales at British stores open over a year fell 1.3 percent over the 13 weeks to May 30, the first quarter of its 2015-16 fiscal year.<p>That compares with analysts' forecasts of a …

Tesco claims improvement despite sales drop

The company also reported a decline in like-for-like sales, which exclude petrol costs and sales taxes, in key Asian markets due to "external conditions".<p>Tesco's like-for-like sales dropped by 3.0 percent in South Korea, where it is reportedly mulling a sale of its business for around $5.0 billion …

Tesco turnaround as sales decline less than expected

Tesco claim that sales have declined less than expected indicating a reversal in fortunes is around the corner.<p>Britain’s largest retailer has endured a dreadful couple of years coming under price attack from Aldi and Lidl and becoming mired in an accounting scandal.<p>New chief executive Dave Lewis …

Better than expected performance from Tesco lifts big grocers

A better than expected performance from Tesco lifted the big grocers to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board.<p>The improved sales figures led investors …

Tesco's sales decline in UK slows

<b>Tesco has reported a slower rate of decline in sales at its UK stores as it tries to stem the flow of customers switching to discount chains.</b><p>UK sales fell 1.3% for the three months to the end of May, compared with a 4% decline a year earlier.<p>The result beat analysts' forecasts of a fall of 1.6%-3%, …

Tesco 'fixing the fundamentals of shopping,' online and off, to win back customers

Tesco [IRDX RTSC] chief executive Dave Lewis today said the supermarket was “fixing the fundamentals of shopping” as it looks to woo back shoppers to …