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11 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

You landed the job. Congrats!<p>Now it's time to make your boss love you by becoming a star employee. Start with these 11 things successful people do to make the most of the first three months in a new position.

Success

One of the biggest names in the auto industry says no one will own a car in 20 years

Bob Lutz is a former Marine who worked for Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, and BMW, usually as the resident "car guy" — a product guru who could guide the bean counters toward automotive glory and gruffly greenlight amazing machines.<p>Now semi-retired, Lutz is partnered with designer Henrik Fisker at …

Automotive Industry

This Chart Can Help You Become a Millionaire, No Matter What You Earn

No matter how much you earn.<p>It won’t be easy to get there.<p>But financial blogger Lyn Alden has come up with a really simple chart showing how much you …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Mayor Shuts Down Sexist Man Angered by an All-Female 'Wonder Woman' Screening

The Alamo Drafthouse made headlines when they announced a women-only screening of <i>Wonder Woman</i> at their Austin, Texas movie theater. In keeping with …

Evan Spiegel said it was 'frustrating' Snap hired scantily clad women dressed as deer for a party (SNAP)

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images<p><b>Snap CEO Evan Spiegel addressed comments made by an ex-employee about the company's "pervasive sexist vibe" and said her remarks had been a "wake-up call."</b>• <b><br>Former engineer Shannon Lubetich sent an email on her last day at Snap to 1,000 engineers complaining about bias and</b> …

Employment

Disney’s most advanced animatronic ever is the highlight of the Avatar river ride

In an attraction full of new-school technology, the old-school still wins<p>When Disney aired an Oscars commercial promoting Pandora: The World of <i>Avatar</i> earlier this year, attention turned toward the Na’vi that appeared at the end of the spot. I originally assumed it was a bit of uncanny valley …

Schapelle Corby: 'Ganja Queen' trafficker deported from Bali

<b>Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby has returned to Brisbane after nine years in prison and three years on parole in Indonesia.</b><p>The former beauty therapist was arrested in 2004 at Bali airport with 4.2kg of marijuana hidden in surfing gear, and sentenced the next year.<p>Her case …

Mental Disorders

Watch a working concept of a holographic Cortana assistant

To control your home or your local Ring installation<p>When Microsoft unveiled its digital assistant in 2014, it looked to the <i>Halo</i> franchise for inspiration, naming its system Cortana, after Master Chief’s AI companion. One ambitious fan has gone a step further and created his own holographic version …

Living Rooms

Michael Phelps Is Training His Delicious Son Boomer for the 2032 Olympics

Just when we thought Michael Phelps had hung up his Speedos for good, he announced he's training for the 2032 Olympics. OK, maybe he's not training, …

4 Best Practices for Influencer Marketing

<b>By</b> <b>Jay Baer</b><p><b>Jay:</b> Influencer marketing is more important than ever. And it’s just harder and harder to break through with your content, with your …

At under $2 million this is the cheapest private jet in the world

The Cirrus Vision Jet is the cheapest private jet money can buy at $1.96 million. The Vision Jet is easy to fly and even has a parachute for the entire plane if things go really wrong.<p>It fits up to 5 adults and 2 children, has a 1380-mile range, and a 345 mph top speed.

Wall Street’s obscene spending confessions: From a $150,000 backyard golf course to a $100,000 ‘sin tax’

<i>"What's the point of having f--- you money if you never say f--- you?" – Bobby Axelrod (Damien Lewis) in the Showtime series "Billions"</i><p>F--- you money …

Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid Are on an Enviable Vacation Together

Hailey Baldwin and Justine Skye are there too.<p>Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid are to blame (yet again) for your latest case of Instagram envy. The model duo just posted snaps from their joint vacation, flaunting clear-blue waters, a yacht, a jet ski ride, and their bikini-clad bods. Fellow It girls …

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof — here's everything we know about the project so far

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof.<p>The company originally said it would begin selling its solar roof in April, but CEO Elon Musk said that two of the four shingle options wouldn't be made available until early 2018. A Tesla representative declined to comment further on why the timeline …

Tesla

Why visit this 'desert beach'? Get back to nature for a weekend escape at the Salton Sea

"A day trip to the Salton Sea?" my family sputtered during our golf holiday in the desert. OK, true, its heyday as the "desert beach destination" of Southern California ended decades ago, but c'mon guys. I did find kayaking and bird watching for us. In an "Audubon meets Venice boardwalk" …

Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

Air Travel

What kind of Snapchatter are you?

It takes all sorts to make the world, and it takes all sorts to make Snapchat.<p>While everyone has their own unique personality and way of using an …

Taiwan’s Queen of Pop May Have the Best Wardrobe in Music

Taiwanese pop star Jolin Tsai has gone from teen idol to diva over the course of her almost two-decadelong career, marking each transition quite seamlessly with a fresh look. Thrust into the spotlight after winning an MTV singing competition, Tsai defied the odds to become one of the most enduring …

Let’s Cure the Disease of Sleeping

Sleeping is probably the most wasteful thing all humans do.<p>To me, sleeping is a disease. Luckily, in the next 25 years, scientists may cure it. For millions, that cure can't come soon enough. I hate sleeping and always have. I see sleeping as an early form of dipping in and out of death. Sleeping …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

Singularity

16 Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

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Beyond Personal Development: What I Learned From Navy SEAL Surf Torture

From behind us, we could hear the 4-foot waves crashing in from the Pacific. The trouble was, we could never seem to get connected with the cadence of when they were going to next wash over our faces, filling our eyes, ears, throats and noses with sand, stones and seawater.<p>The not knowing is part …

Self-improvement

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Ryan: Short-term spending bill needed to prevent shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will pass a short-term bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday.<p>The …