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Dear Moms, Do You Want Your 35-Year-Old Living in Your Basement? Because This Is How You Get That. | Inc.com

My friend, Pam, was thrilled when her teenage daughter landed a job. As an HR person herself, though, she was surprised when her daughter's new manager called to speak with her. After all, it wasn't Pam's new job--it was her daughter's<p>Well, the reason for the manager's phone call can be summed up …

Trespassing

Mischievous Dog Skillfully Evades His Human’s Attempts to Retrieve the GoPro in His Possession

A willful and rather mischievous German shepherd named Koby was having such a good time carrying a stick in his mouth with his human Daniel Brown‘s …

Pets

When the gunman attacked the Capital Gazette office, one staffer charged at him

<b>(CNN) —</b> As gunshots rang out and glass shattered all around, staffers at the Capital Gazette cowered under desks, fearing for their lives.<p>Except Wendi Winters. A witness said she stood up, grabbed a trash can and a recycling bin, and charged the gunman.<p>For her heroism, the 65-year-old woman paid …

Capital Gazette

Over 100 People Show Up At Shelter To Comfort Dogs During Fireworks

"As people talked to the dogs and stroked their fur, their eyes were getting heavier and heavier ... that right there speaks volumes to how important …

Pets

Are You an Artist (or Artistically Inclined)? License Your Work: You'll Make Money.

And you don't need an agent or a booth at a trade show.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a creative person, I've always found the opportunity to license my ideas rather than sell them myself irresistable. Over the years, I haven't wanted to run a business so …

Licensing

How to Prove Yourself After a Promotion

When you’re promoted to a new job, there are a lot of relationships that need recalibrating. You have a new boss, new direct reports, and, importantly, a new set of peers — people who had been above you on the org chart but are now on the same level. How can you show you have what it takes to be …

Leadership

What Is Employee 'Ghosting'? How Companies Created Their Own Worst Nightmare

Employers have been 'ghosting' workers for years; now the tables have turned. Here's how to improve the situation.<p>Over the weekend, LinkedIn published a fascinating story on what has become many companies' newest nightmare: employee "ghosting."<p>"In fields ranging from food service to finance, …

Relationships

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facility

<b>McAllen, Texas (CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday for a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border.<p>"I want to thank you for your hard work, your compassion and your …

Donald Trump

Supreme Court Will Decide If Civil Forfeiture Is Unconstitutional, Violates The Eighth Amendment

For the first time in over 20 years, the U.S. Supreme Court will have the opportunity to review the constitutionality of civil forfeiture laws, which allow the government to confiscate cash, cars, and even homes. On Monday, the court granted a cert petition from Tyson Timbs, who was forced to …

U.S. Supreme Court

The mass shooting nobody will march against

In the pre-dawn hours yesterday, the nation experienced yet another mass shooting. One dead, 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy. It took place …

How picking up dog food became my most life-changing event

No… Really.<p>In early 2012, my life looked completely different from how it looks today.<p>Before Knowledge for Men, before writing best-selling books, …

5 Things Managers Should Know About Innovation (But Most Don't)

There is no one "true" path to innovation<p>Every business knows it needs to innovate. What isn't so clear is how to go about it. There is no shortage of pundits, blogs and conferences that preach the gospel of agility, disruptive innovation, open innovation, lean startups or whatever else is …

Innovation

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language

The Singapore Strategy Fascinates Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un

Reporting of the historic Singapore Summit between President Donald J. Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has been fascinating. The lead story in Pyongyang has been on the Supreme Leader’s Singapore walk around, and his desire to learn about economic development from the Singapore Strategy. In …

Asia

Ten Things Never, Ever To Do -- Unless You're Getting Paid

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns, but I still struggle to take your advice.<p>I left my job in December because they cut my hours.<p>My boss’s boss reached out to me in January and asked me if I wanted him to introduce me to a guy he knows who has a company here in town.<p>I said, sure! I was flattered. I got a …

Employment

Want Your Business to Run More Efficiently? Start By Improving 1 Meeting Each Week. Here's How

Grow your business by nailing the most important meeting of the week: the leadership team scrum.<p>Did you know that on average, every single one of us wastes 31 hours per month in unproductive meetings? I'm going to show you how to prevent that.<p>Very early on at Stride Consulting, I searched for a …

Project Management

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

Message to my history teacher, whom I once asked why no one stopped concentration camps: NEVER MIND

My recent twitter-sparring with a “pro-lifer” jolted me back to my early school years.<p>I must have been about 9 years old when I first learned about …

How Your Clothes Can Help You Get Promoted

Even though it took place 26 years ago, I remember the conversation well. I was a young manager for a conservative Fortune 500 financial services company. My own manager, a VP with impeccably tailored Brooks Brothers style, took me aside one day and said to me simply: “You know, Vic, I think you …

Teen Does The Nicest Thing After Learning Why This Man Was Buying A Shovel

“I asked him what he would be doing with it ... Then he started telling me about his dog.”<p>Last Thursday may have started out like any other workday …

Lowe's

My wise 86-year old friend passed away. Here are his final words

This month marks the two-year anniversary of the passing of my friend John Gray, and two years since this story was first published. I am rerunning …

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

Rewarding failure has become an American epidemic

The proverb is simple: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” But a teenage girl and her mom in New Jersey figured out how to circumvent …

Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why

Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.<p>On Thursday, the <i>New York Times</i> published a blockbuster piece revealing how US law enforcement have …

Privacy

This Is Your Path to the $1,000-Per-Hour Mindset

If you don't value your time, who will?<p>4 min read<p>If I asked you the question “How much for an hour of your time?” would you reflexively know the answer? If I were a betting man, I would lay odds that almost everyone reading this wouldn’t have a clue. And after putting some thought into it, most …

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

consultants

Southwest and United Airlines: This 1 Simple Quote Explains the Huge Difference

It's not really about what either of them did last month, or the month before. It's about what they've done over the years.<p>There's a big difference between United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, and it comes down to a quote from Maya Angelou:<p><i>"People may not remember exactly what you did, or what</i> …

United Airlines

Dog Always Brings A Leaf To 'Buy' Himself Treats At The Store

"He's found a way to make himself understood. He's very intelligent."<p>Some dogs beg for treats. This clever pup <i>pays</i> for his.<p>For the last five years or …

A hole in my soul.

BUCK<p>~2000 to 2018<p>It is with a heavy yet grateful heart that I sit at my computer to write.<p>Our dearest, toughest, bestest canine friend left this …

The Mystery of the 'Dog Suicide' Bridge

Overtoun Bridge in Scotland is kind of like the Bermuda Triangle of bridges, specifically for dogs with a death wish.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>"I've walked the bridge," says Jenna, 20, from Glasgow. "The first time I reached a point, and it was as if the air got thinner and my …