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How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …

Leadership

Baltimore Teacher Flips “Reluctant Readers” Into Tech-Savvy Students

In times of crisis, such as during the current turmoil in Baltimore, Brooke Hermanson’s education philosophy is simple: “In the face of emergency, the best thing we can do is continue education.” Hermanson is a high school English teacher at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, a S.T.E.M. school that …

Ohio State players baffled by Michigan State's Sleep Number beds

Ohio State just can't find proper sleeping arrangements on the road.<p>When Ohio State went to Penn State, they were awakened by fans with air horns in the middle of the night. At Michigan State, they couldn't fall asleep to begin with:<p>Even coaches weren't too happy:<p>News got out, and more players kept …

5 Secrets of People Who Follow Through with their Creative Aspirations | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“The starting point of all success is desire”</i><p><i>~Napoleon Hill</i><p>We are busy. Time flies. We have routines and habits that guide us through our days and …

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Easy Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad

What You'll Need<p>4 Kirby or 2 Persian or other seedless cucumbers, sliced in 1/4” rounds<br>• 2 beefsteak or 3 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges<br>• 1 Haas Avocado, …

7 Reasons to Declutter Right Now

People talk about decluttering a lot. There are articles about it in magazines, there are blogs devoted to it, and the most extreme cases of it are …

Minimalism

Hand Gestures With More Than One Meaning

01 of 06<p>Hand gestures and body gestures can have meanings in other countries and cultures that are <b>not</b> what you think they are -- for instance, an …

West Africa

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

How the Cloud Will Transform Business by 2020 | Inc.com

Plug-In Players<p>These are businesses that plug into cloud-based service providers. San Francisco-based ZenPayroll is one example. The company automates and handles all payroll taxes, filings and forms so that small businesses never have to fill out government documents. Of the six million small …

Small Business

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

Charting the Celebrity Engagement Ring

See what A-listers are wearing on their ring fingers.<p>From Elizabeth Taylor's 33-carat rock to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's heirloom sapphire, the celebrity engagement ring is an object of constant fascination. Here, we trace the most iconic, from Hollywood's Golden Age to today.<p>Getty Images

Which TV Office Should You Actually Work In?

Who says work can't be fun?

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

63 Family Values “Arrested Development” Taught You

There's always money in the banana stand.<p>1. Family first.<p>2. Always leave a note.<p>3. You shouldn't steal your siblings' boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>4. Don't fall in love with your cousin.<p>5. If you think you're related, you probably are.<p>6. If you see a bag in the refrigerator labeled "dead dove," it's …

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The Etiquette of Personal Mobile Device Use in Public

Probably one of the more mortifying moments of my mother's life happened when she was at a talk by the Dalai Lama. At a particularly meaningful moment in his speech, the thing we all dread happened: her cellphone started ringing. She was aghast. The audience was aghast. This was back in the days …

Electronics

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Cooking

Why We're So Materialistic, Even Though It Doesn't Make Us Happy

No matter who you are, it's easy to get a little caught up in the idea of getting new <i>stuff</i>. Here's a look at <i>why</i> your brain is so materialistic and …

Minimalism

Pope Francis, The People’s Pope

On the edge of Buenos Aires is a nothing little street called Pasaje C, a shot of dried mud leading into a slum from what passes for a main road, the …

Five Common Myths About Belize Busted

There is a unique pocket in the world that buzzes with warmth, inner peace and joy. The people are peaceful, with a quiet confidence emanating from their eyes. They smile broadly, and are filled with energetic laughter, friendly gazes and cozy hugs. Welcome to Belize.<p>Belize is more than a …

Belize

5 Ways to Develop a Unique Selling Proposition

A unique selling proposition, which defines your company’s unique position in the marketplace, is an important part of creating pricing power and a …