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Before Trump Could Stop It, Obama Spent $500 Million To Fight Climate Change

“The check is cashed, so to speak,” says Jesse Bragg from Corporate Accountability International, a group that organized a petition in late 2016 to …

Climate

The Secret To Accomplishing More in Fewer Hours

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Twelve weight loss rules you can ignore

Excessive hours on the treadmill increase your chance of getting injured.<p>Health and fitness might be having a moment – but really, weight loss just …

3 Things the Best Leaders Always Do When They Speak in Public

Great leaders, more often than not, are also great public speakers.<p><i>How does experience in public speaking make one a stronger leader overall? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Aaron Webber,</b> …

A Top Sales Executive's Formula for Lasting Success: 10 Tips

Need simple and straightforward tips to give your sales team? Look no farther.<p>Without sales you have no business. And that means without great salespeople you have no business.<p>Want to make your sales team more effective? (Of course you do.)<p>Here's a guest post from Lynne Zaledonis, a Senior Director …

Want to Be a Stellar Leader in 2016? Try These 15 Leadership Acts of Greatness

In planning for the new year, don't overlook what type of leadership is needed to achieve those new goals you set.<p>With a new year comes the need for updates to your strategic plan. The business revisits its vision. New goals are set. Yet what about you? More specifically, what about your …

90 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Business Leadership

Let this be the year you become the leader you want to be--in your business, and in life.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social</i> …

10 Best Pro Prospects Playing in College Football Playoff Games

The four teams playing in the College Football Playoff this season are comprised of some of the best players in the country. And possibly some of the top future stars in the NFL.<p>Bleacher Report NFL draft expert Matt Miller has 16 players from the rosters of Alabama, Clemson, Michigan State and …

Orange Bowl 2015: Key Players in Clemson vs. Oklahoma

When the Oklahoma Sooners and Clemson Tigers clash in the College Football Playoff, a number of matchups and players will go toward determining which team advances to the national championship game.<p>Let's break down the four players who will have a huge impact in the contest.<p><b>Deshaun Watson, QB,</b> …

Cotton Bowl 2015: Top Prospects to Watch in Michigan State vs. Alabama

The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry has had an excellent season for the Alabama Crimson Tide, but he's not considered one of the top pro prospects in the Cotton Bowl/national semifinal against the Michigan State Spartans on New Year's Eve.<p>At 6'3", 242 pounds, Henry is massive for his …

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Ohio State-Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl might have more total talent than either Playoff semi

Here are the four biggest matchups to watch when these two powers collide. Jan. 1, 1 ET, ESPN.<p>As I walked out of Notre Dame Stadium after the Irish's season opener against my Longhorns, I wasn't sure if the 38-3 shellacking was a result of incompetence on the part of Texas or a masterful …

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

John Goodman weight loss: Fitness expert explains how actor lost 100lbs

The fitness expert who helped John Goodman has explained how the <i>Roseanne</i> actor slimmed down to a healthy weight after years of struggling with his …

We have a better idea of how much 'El Chapo' paid for his elaborate prison escape

His most recent prison break, through a custom-built, mile-long tunnel equipped with ventilation, lighting, and a motorcycle built on rails, and with an exit disguised by an unfinished home, is <b>estimated to have cost Guzmán</b><b>$50 million,</b> when bribes to prison employees and government officials are …

Mexico

How to keep kids from checking out bad stuff on Apple TV

Not every Apple TV is in a household full of self-realized adults. Apple knows this and has set up some restrictions, similar to the parental controls on iOS.<p>That way, you can make sure that your kids aren’t purchasing anything (or playing/watching anything) without your consent.<p>Here’s how to set …

Friends don't let friends buy 16GB iPhones

Pre-orders for the new Apple iPhones began today and if history is any guide, millions of first-time buyers—trusting Apple not to sell them a …

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is …

Customers

Fifa Women's World Cup: We've finally reached the tipping point for women's football

Four decades after the FA lifted its ban on women's football, the sport is winning widespread – and sometimes diehard – support<p>In 1971, the FA lifted its ban on women’s football. I was 9 years old and that point did not know of a single girl at my school or in my suburban town who played the sport. …

Women's Sports

U.S. Women's World Cup team could cash in with win

The United States women's soccer team is three wins away from becoming World Cup champions.<p>At stake? National pride, of course. But it could also mean lucrative sponsorship deals for the team's most recognizable players.<p>Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain became bona fide celebrities after …

Happening at the Women's World Cup: Abby has US teammates' support for yellow card criticism

Abby Wambach need not apologize to her teammates, as far United States defender Meghan Klingenberg is concerned.<p>"Abby's one of our leaders. She's one of our captains, and she's going to lead us through anything that we need to get through," Klingenberg said, before the team practiced in Ottawa on …

'Inside' vs. 'outside' headphones: What's the difference?

The Velodyne vPulse is one of the best pair of $99 headphones I've ever listened to on the NYC subway, but it's not one I use at home or in any quiet space. Why's that?<p>The vPulse's overly generous bass turns me off at home, but it sounds perfectly balanced on trains, buses, cars, or planes. What …

NFL considers banning academically ineligible players from Scouting Combine

Getty Images<p>In response to the criticism arising from the Aaron Hernandez case, the NFL is considering a change that, in our view, ultimately will …

The Death Of Google Reader Opens The Door To A Smarter Subscription Ecosystem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julien Genestoux is the founder and CEO of Superfeedr. Superfeedr has provided a real-time infrastructure for RSS and Atom feeds since 2009. Julien is also a vocal open web evangelist and has been pushing forward the PubSubHubbub spec. Follow him on Twitter @julien51.</i><p>We all know that …

Why Apple's iWatch will change the world!

Is the next big innovation from Apple - a watch - going to change the world as we know it? The iPod, iPhone and iPad definitely had a massive impact …

Smartwatches