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‘Chappaquiddick’: The Trial of Ted Kennedy

A film revives a half-century-old tragedy that left a young woman dead, altered presidential history and created a very different legacy for America’s first family of politics.<p>The new movie “Chappaquiddick” arrives in the midst of a mini-Kennedy revival, and threatens to skunk it up. Many CNN …

Chickens Are Not Dumb Clucks after All

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7 Reasons Your Wife Is Stressed Out All the Time

Many men come into my office complaining about their wife acting so stressed out all the time. And sometimes the words they use are not that nice. Basically, many husbands want to know: "My wife and I both work, but when I get home, it's not like a fire drill for me. For her, though, it's like the …

What It's Like to Train for the Ironman World Championship


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Pro bike: Brent Bookwalter's BMC TimeMachine TM01, May 8, 2014

This article first appeared on <i>BikeRadar</i>.<p>American rider Brent Bookwalter (BMC) will serve as a key lieutenant to team captain Cadel Evans as he seeks …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …


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The Singular Secret For A Leader's Success: Self-Awareness

The National Advisory Council of a prestigious west coast business school was asked what single quality they thought would be most valuable for their graduates to acquire as they graduated. The answer was self-awareness.<p>I have found, however, that this term is interpreted in widely different ways. …

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

Hire New Employees For Their Potential, Not Their Past

Just like an investment prospectus that entices you with a great track record yet says, “past performance doesn’t guarantee future performance,” the same applies when you hire an employee.<p>While the odds are better, your new hire may not succeed at your company just because they highlighted great …

The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions

Leaders that try too hard to win people over are the ones that end up losing the respect of their employees – especially when it’s not genuine. The most memorable leaders know how to naturally make a good first impression. They are mindful of what most employees do and don’t expect of them and want …

7 Books Every Leader Should Read, According To A Harvard Business School Professor

I hadn't heard of two of these, which I picked up.<p>I think we've all heard of this one. Bazerman says:<p>This is another one I think most of you have heard of but it's a classic. I once used this book as the foundation to make the case to a management team for hiring a group of behavioral …

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The 5 Best LinkedIn Next-Level Strategies

If you have spent considerable time on LinkedIn, then you have mastered basic navigation, noticed the tendencies of users, and arrived at a point where the site has some utility in your business. At this stage, you are no longer a beginner. LinkedIn is already an important part of your daily …

The 20 Things You Need To Let Go To Be Happy

Everyone has one common goal in life: to achieve true happiness. The biggest factor holding us back from achieving our dreams is, simply and sadly, …


The 8 Powerful Communications Secrets Every Person Can Use

I have recently re-connected with a personal hero of mine: Pamela Maier, a personal counselor or “life coach” as she describes the role she fulfills, “because I now have a life.” Pamela is a delightful individual who’s lived a variety of experiences in her 79 years. Beginning at an orphanage in …

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