Alex Manriquez

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This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

The surprising number of community college students without access to federal student loans

A growing number of community colleges are exiting the federal student loan program, leaving nearly a million students without access to low-cost options to pay for school, according to a new study from the Institute for College Access and Success.<p>The advocacy group found that nearly 1 in 10 …

How to cultivate winning writing habits

As many professional writers will tell you, good habits are everything.<p>If procrastination or writer’s block sets in, the writer’s bank account might …

Michelle Obama: Marketing Can Make America Healthier

I don't think I ever could have imagined that, as first lady, I would appear in an episode of Billy on the Street to promote fruits and vegetables …

Clinton in California: has the Democratic frontrunner finally found her footing?

The Golden State votes in its primary on Tuesday, with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders seemingly neck and neck<p>Saturday afternoon at Jill’s Place, a cozy bistro in wealthy Santa Barbara, might have marked the first time in a long time that Hillary Clinton looked genuinely happy on the campaign …

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This Badass 9-Year-Old Girl Gives Out Care Packages to Homeless Women in Her Community

My hero.<p>Khloe Thompson isn't your average elementary school student: At only 9 years old, Khloe has already launched her own charity, called Khloe Kares, in order to help provide much-needed essentials to homeless women in her community.<p>A recent video from PopSugar Celebrity's Facebook page …

Supreme Court: Immigration, Abortion Cases Pending in Final Days of Term

The U.S. Supreme Court heads into the final month of its term with decisions yet to come on such divisive issues as immigration, abortion, and affirmative action.<p>Those cases could produce major rulings affecting millions of people. But with just eight justices now on the bench, some could end in a …

As California's End of Life act goes into effect, some doctors question where to draw the line

As a new law goes into effect in California allowing terminally ill patients to take medicines to kill themselves, physicians are contemplating whether they would ever write a prescription for death.<p>For Dr. Neil Wenger, an internal medicine doctor and director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center, …

California's U.S. Senate race heads into the home stretch

The top candidates in California's U.S. Senate race cooed at babies, schmoozed with hot rod aficionados and hung out with shotgun-shooting dentists this weekend, all hoping to win over a few last voters before Tuesday's primary.<p>Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles in Inglewood, where President …

10 marketing jobs: oBike, Mayaraya, Homage and more

Looking for opportunities in marketing & public relations? We have handpicked 10 jobs for you this week. Click on the links below and apply …

The Secret To Lasting Weight Loss (That Has Nothing To Do With Food)

For over 12 years of my life, I spent my days criticizing my body, hating what I saw in the mirror, and berating myself for my imperfections. …

7 Myths About Influencer Marketing

There are a lot of misconceptions about influencer marketing - but this handy cheatsheet will keep you one step ahead of the competition.<p>Incorporating influencers into your marketing mix is a trend on the rise, but despite that, there are many misconceptions about the practice. Here are some of the …

12 Quotes that Will Bring Peace When You Deal with Difficult People

Are there people who constantly discourage you, tell you that you’re not good enough, and generally make you feel terrible about yourself?These are …

How to Target Your Facebook Ads to Business Locations

Do you want to get your Facebook posts in front of an audience at a specific physical location? Have you considered targeting people based on where …

The best quotes to help you find business success

Social Media Trends to Watch

Social media is moving at breakneck speeds and what was yesterday's latest craze is today's <i>"That is so 2015."</i> In order to stay on top of your marketing game, you need to know what's going on in this ever-evolving social world. Knowledge is power, and the more social media knowledge you have, the …

California poised to legalize marijuana in 2016 election

California is poised to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday from the non-partisan, non-profit Public Policy Institute of California. A solid 60 percent majority of likely California voters say cannabis should be legal, versus 37 percent …

Lena Dunham is done saying 'sorry'

Lena Dunham is done with meaningless apologizing ... especially when it comes to the workplace.<p>The 30-year-old "Girls" creator wrote an essay titled "Sorry Not Sorry" for LinkedIn, in which she calls out both herself and other women's tendencies to constantly say sorry even when the situation …

Pair of glasses left on San Francisco museum floor mistaken for art

Sometimes it is truly difficult to tell the difference between conceptual art and random objects. The phrase, “I could have done that” is a common refrain and a recent social media episode captured that dilemma perfectly.<p>Visiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art that is currently hosting …

25 Statement Shoes to Wear at Graduation

Aside from DIYing your cap to match your commencement sentiments, your only opportunity to stand out on graduation day is by rocking a killer pair of shoes that truly speak to who you are, or who you’re aiming to become. Avoid having to answer the dreaded “So what are you going to do after …

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A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

This Is How Much It Costs To Shop Organic

We all know there’s a higher price tag that comes with shopping organic. Now, thanks to a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, we have a …

Workaholics Have Serious Psychiatric Disorders, Researchers Find

Are you staying up late to finish “important” emails? Do you take work home on the weekends? You might want to re-examine why you are working so …

5 tips to supercharge your social media engagement

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>A strong social media presence is an essential part of many marketing plans.<p>Although …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …

5 Tips To Find Inspiration For Your Writing

Writing is something which may seem to come naturally to you at times. At other times, though, getting the words to flow can be like trying to walk …

For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Money, It's Good to Be in New York or Los Angeles | Inc.com

New research from Female Founders Fund confirms a trend that first popped up about six months ago: Relative to women entrepreneurs raising money in other parts of the country, women in New York are killing it. Women in Los Angeles are doing well, too, even though the amount of financing that took …

Periods As Protest: Indiana Women Call Governor To Talk About Menstrual Cycles

Last month, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a law imposing new limitations on abortion.<p>And since then, women have been sending Pence a message.<p>Well, a lot of messages — about their menstrual flow, and their cramps, and their birth control, and their tampon discomfort, and their bloating, and their …

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Hacking The Career: What Organizations Should Do

One of the most disruptive changes we’ve seen in business over the last decade is the end of the traditional “career.”<p>People used to join companies for life: We would look for a great company when we got out of school, join the new-hire development program, pay our dues working up the ranks, and …

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