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Real Men Get Rejected, Too

Once when I was a teenager, my mother called me from the mall because a man was masturbating in the parking lot she needed to walk through to get home. Could I come get her?<p>My mother was small, but not easily intimidated. I had seen her tell off leering men in forceful Puerto Rican Spanish. So if …

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 2 about a Republican memo on the Russia investigation, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a former British spy's work on an opposition research project was initially funded by the conservative Washington Free Beacon. Though the former spy, Christopher …

Donald Trump

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today

For a guy like Steve Jobs, it was a remarkable statement...and it's something we can all put to use in our own lives.<p>Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and …

3 things that everyone can learn from Jeff Bezos and Amazon about incredibly smart decision-making

In the early 1990s, Jeff Bezos noticed something strange.<p>He was nearing 30, and it was at the dawn of the internet revolution. The web was nowhere near what it is today, but the thing that caught Bezos' attention was that usage was picking up at a rate of 2,300% a year.<p>Not wanting to miss out, he …

Jeff Bezos

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Kids

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 …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

Mystery trader known as '50 Cent' made $21 million from last Thursday's stock market meltdown

Last Thursday's big sell-off in stocks cost a lot of people money, but at least one person walked away smiling.<p>That would be "50 Cent," the volatility vigilante who's made a name amassing bets on a stock market shock — one set to pay off in the event of a spiking CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX.<p>The …

Stock Markets

Training the Heart - Lion's Roar

<b>Ajahn Chah says that if you want to transform the mind, you must to know and transform the heart. And when the practice gets uncomfortable and you</b> …

When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism

The pursuit of digital readership broke the New Republic—and an entire industry.<p>Chris Hughes was a mythical savior—boyishly innocent, fantastically rich, intellectually curious, unexpectedly humble, and proudly idealistic.<p>My entire career at the <i>New Republic</i> had been spent dreaming of such a …

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

3 Ways Knowing Your Personality Type Can Help You With Your Career

I’m accustomed to handling clients who are at a crossroads in their lives and are looking for change — after all, I’m a career coach. So this usually involves guiding clients through some pretty heavy soul-searching to help them find the sort of truly fulfilling work that we all deserve.<p>This also …

Personality

Not a Public Speaker? Use These Tips from the Top TED Talks to Command Attention at Work

End the dread of leading your next team meeting. Bring the best practices of successful TED talks to the boardroom.<p>You call a meeting--everyone groans and trudges to the conference room, already absorbed in their smart phones. Wouldn't a creative and engaging meeting be a nice change? Will that …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Self-help

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Success

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

Superfoods: Nutrient-Rich Foods to Eat Every Day

Spinach<p>Turns out Popeye was onto something, downing cans of spinach for power. This sweet leafy green is literally packed with nutrients, including …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Tim Cook