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1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

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Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Political Science

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Leadership

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The powerful lesson my dad taught me without even trying

Have you wondered what makes you who you are? I have. Here is my story.<p>I had wanted to write this for long, never knew how it would fall out. That is …

Parenting

10 jobs that pay over $100,000 with the least competition

It's no surprise that tech jobs can offer sky-high salaries. But to land a coveted job at a company like Facebook or Google, applicants have to …

Employment

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

The crisis in modern masculinity

Luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a dangerous rush of testosterone around the world – from Modi’s Hindu supremacism to Trump’s nuclear brinkmanship<p>On the evening of 30 January 1948, five months after the independence and partition of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was …

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19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

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6 signs that mean you could be having a miscarriage

Miscarriages, though not often discussed, are more common than most realize.<p>According to the March of Dimes website, 10 to 15% of known pregnancies result in a miscarriage, and about 1% of women have repeat miscarriages.<p>Karin Ajmani, president of healthcare services at Progyny, is a part of the 1% …

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking’s brilliance in 9 quotes

14 Feminist Quotes To Use As Instagram Captions On International Women’s Day 2018

Observing and raising awareness about International Women's Day, which occurs on Mar. 8, is extremely crucial, especially considering the world's …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employee Engagement

These Books Will Change The Way You Look At Being Busy

The proof is in the hundreds of powerful people who shared their own calendars.<p>Do you feel too busy, too spread thin, and constantly overwhelmed? …

Why Mike Pence’s remarks on abortion are so disconcerting

Pence’s attack on abortion access riled pro-choice supporters to fight back<p>There are few places where Vice President Mike Pence can speak and receive unreserved support — but an event hosted by the anti-abortion organization, Susan B. Anthony List & Life Institute, is surely one of them. Earlier …

Riding the Red River: Safely Navigating Your Way Through Period Sex

“Everyone has laid down the dark towel before.”<p>That is how my sister explained period sex to me a long time ago, and that phrase has always stuck in …

Red River

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes made $500 million practically overnight — and his sudden wealth changed the way he saw success forever

Chris Hughes, 34, has been spending a lot of time lately thinking about his life's trajectory. And it's led him to reconsider what it means to be successful.<p>Hughes had the good fortune of being Mark Zuckerberg's roommate at Harvard, and he helped Zuckerberg build what became Facebook. Zuckerberg …

The 25 Best Bedtime Stories of All Time

Getting kids ready for bed can feel like a constant struggle. One thing that makes it easier? A great read to trick entice them to put on their pj's …

Books

These Canadian Ice Dancers Had to Tone Down Their Sexy Routine for the Olympics

Canada's top ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are out of retirement and back at this year's Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, to try to medal one last time after a devastating loss in 2014. But there was one modification they had to make to their ultra-sexy routine before they …

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

14 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>These …

TED Talks

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Sheryl Sandberg Warns Of #MeToo Backlash Against Women

The Facebook executive is hearing people say this is why you shouldn't hire women. Actually this is why you should.<p>Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg warned Sunday morning about the potential for women to wind up on the losing end of what seems like a watershed moment in feminism.<p>The <i>Lean In</i> author …

The Republican tax bill punishes American families who use public schools

The US Senate tax bill that Republicans passed early this morning faces scathing criticism for the debt burden it creates for the next generation, the tax breaks it gives to the rich, and the hasty way it was cobbled together.<p>Its detractors have dubbed it a “historic tax heist,” a “scam” (paywall) …

Health Care