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From 'Little Marco' to 'Cryin' Chuck,' all hail Melania Trump's cyberbullying campaign

Seriously, folks, nothing would do more to stop cyberbullying than for Melania Trump to make Donald Trump cut it out. That's how to protect children.<p>As first lady Melania Trump embarked on her campaign to tackle cyberbullying, luminaries from across the nation cheered her on with (ahem) the same …

Donald Trump

Thinx Co-Founder Taps a Life of Design Influences for New Shoe Company

Antonia Saint Dunbar has built a career developing new products to make women's lives better.<p><i>How Success Happens</i> <i>is a podcast featuring polar explorers, authors, ultramarathoners, artists and more to better understand what connects dreaming and doing. Host Linda Lacina</i> <i>guides these chats so anyone</i> …

Street Photography as Mental Therapy

One of the reasons why I love street photography: it is the ultimate form of self-therapy– for my mind, my well-being, my mental health, and my …

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

The problem starts by using laundry lists of skills and competencies to screen candidates and then asking a hodgepodge of supposedly clever questions to confirm the interviewer's initial biased reaction to the candidate. These emotional feelings are then voted on using thumbs with the biggest thumb …

Employment

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Small Business

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

'Wave of abuse': how Harry and Meghan endured media scrutiny

“Since he was young, Prince Harry has been very aware of the warmth that has been extended to him by members of the public.”<p>That was the start of the statement that announced to the world in November 2016 that the prince was in a relationship with Meghan Markle, the Canada-based and Los …

Royal Family

Billy Baldwin Fires Back at Donald Trump Jr., Accuses His Father of Sexual Harassment

The ‘Backdraft’ star put the president’s son in his place after he took it upon himself to call out Sen. Al Franken over sexual harassment …

Sexual Harassment

Susan Sarandon: ‘I thought Hillary was very dangerous. If she'd won, we'd be at war’

Susan Sarandon at 71 is bright-eyed and airy, and perhaps shyer than she can publicly seem. When I walk into the room – a private members’ club in downtown New York, where she sits with a small dog at her feet – she doesn’t say hello or make eye-contact, giving what I suspect is a false impression …

Middle-class

'Shark Tank' Judges Say Successful Entrepreneurs Share These 5 Traits

We asked the judges to weigh in on which characteristics can lead to wealth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Succesful entrepreneurs consider themselves mavericks and disruptors -- people who shatter the status quo. And it's true that most of them made their fortune by …

Your Hard Work Will Be For Nothing If You Say This 1 Thing to an Investor | Inc.com

Let me share with you a short story about brilliant ideas, growing ventures, value--and why those three things so often die an early death. And let me begin with growth and this simple truth: No matter what business you're in, you grow or you die. While obvious for a start-up, the reality of growth …

Polarizing, ND, and more: How different photo filters affect your photography

Since the 1800s, photo filters have been used to apply different effects to photographs. Nowadays, many of these filters are no longer relevant, due …

Landscape Photography

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship

The only 4 money rules you need to follow to become rich

They're simple, but they can change your financial future.<p>Managing your finances can sometimes seem like a full-time job, with lots of decisions to make and things to learn. But, money management does not have to be complicated if you just step back and look at the big picture.<p>If you follow best …

Personal Finance

Mark Cuban Shares His Views on the Things Bad Leaders Do that Great Ones Don't | Inc.com

Mark Cuban sold his first company for six million dollars and his second for six billion. He cashed out his Yahoo stock for another two billion just weeks before the market crashed. He owns a cable channel and an NBA team, and he's accomplished exactly none of this by soft-selling his opinions or …

Business Strategy

Ready, Set, Launch: Important Tips To Launching Your Own Company

The dream of many mothers with careers is to one day work for themselves or run their own company. This is achieved by countless women throughout the …

Hate practicing? This brain hack could help you improve memory and learn faster.

Most tasks get easier with repetition. Whether it’s wrangling data in Excel, public speaking or cramming facts for a big meeting, any sort of tricky …

Equifax Drops Controversial Condition From Free Credit Monitoring Service

While the free credit monitoring service being offered by Equifax to the millions victims of its massive data breach leaves a lot to be desired, the …

5 Dos and Don’ts When Shooting With Models

Photographing a human subject successfully has a lot to do with making a connection, making sure your model is feeling comfortable, and being …

Zayn Malik Speaks Out About All The Taylor Swift Criticism

Though, there still appears to be no news concerning his next album release. The famously tight-lipped star spoke to <i>Fade</i>r magazine about when it …

An Uncluttered Home Begins With This Simple System

It's Monday! We're into week two of our decluttering program and the assignment I have for you today is a doozie—attacking a problem area that I know …

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

Plus-size fashion week held in Lagos

Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos is hosting its first ever fashion week dedicated to the plus-sized industry.<p>The new event celebrates plus-size women in their own unique way, the organisers say.

Some Airbnb Hosts Producing Job-Quitting Cash With This Emerging Business Model

Marketplace platforms often cater to both consumer and business customers. Such is the case with Airbnb, which serves guests (consumers) who are looking for unique and cost-effective accommodations, as well as property owners (businesses) who use the system to make money. Both sides of the equation …

Real Estate

8 Hardworking Moms Reveal Their Secrets to Finding Work-Life Balance

Visit the following link for more information.<p>There's no denying that working moms are masters at multitasking. But between changing diapers, setting …

Six essential steps when hiring your first employee

<i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- from prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees -- get started.</i><p>When Dax Craig decided it was time to expand his startup in 2004, his first hire was a software architect, a bit of a …

Miserable at work? The one thing you’re probably overlooking

Happiness at work isn’t just related to your salary or benefits package. It comes from having a purpose and — yes — even some friends. You spend …

What’s the value of values in business?

Every company worth its salt is touting ‘values’ and espousing ‘purpose’ – here, global firms reveal how they make sure that their corporate culture claims add up.<p>A coherent and effective corporate culture can generate as much as a 30pc of difference in corporate performance between a leading …

Corporate Culture

Why You Need to Only Hire People Who Fit Your Culture (No Matter How Qualified They Are) | Inc.com

A strong culture is essential if you want to scale your business. LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffmann says in his podcast Masters of Scale, "Truly strong cultures only emerge when everyone from the CEO to the receptionist feels they personally own the culture. A true articulation of your company that …

'I wasn't going to leave him': Birmingham hero who comforted dying Barcelona victim speaks out

A British father who risked his life to comfort a dying stranger in the wake of the Barcelona terror attack has spoken of how he stayed even though police screamed at him to get out of danger.<p>Harry Athwal, 44, from Birmingham, spotted a young boy lying in the road and ran to comfort him, as he has …