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Has the country lost its sense of 'The Common Good'?

Morning Joe<p>Has the country lost its sense of 'The Common Good'?<p>07:22<p>Meacham: Graham was an Evangelical, not a fundamentalist<p>12:31<p>Christian Evangelist …

Faith

Why an Increasing Number of Retiring Entrepreneurs are Selling the Business to Their Employees

The most rewarding exit of all is getting the cash out you've earned while taking care of the people you grew the business with.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Baby boomers own about half of all privately-held companies with employees in the United States. The …

Employment

A Study of 1 Million Teenagers Reveals This Much Screen Time a Day Leads to the Happiest Kids

And it might be longer than you think.<p>Think your teenager would be happier if he or she spent no time texting, using social media, or playing games on phones or tablets?<p>Granted, this study shows that adolescents who spent more time on social media, the Internet, texting, etc. and less time on …

Parenting

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a …

Small Business

Are We Getting Ripped with Protein or Ripped Off?

Carbs are good. Carbs are bad. Butter’s good. Butter’s bad. Coconut oil is a miracle. No, it’s evil. After decades of diet trends and conflicting …

Nutrition

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Want Potential Customers to Remember You? Try One of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships.<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

A growing number of $1 million 
businesses have just one employee: 
the owner

Selena Cuffe imports wines from South Africa and other distant corners of the globe. Rachel Charlupski provides baby-sitting services at hotels, …

Small Business

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

How Bad Data is Destroying Your Data Analytics

Some striking proof of the effect of terrible data can be found in counterfeit email IDs, impersonations on social media, or misuse of stolen …

Data Warehousing

The Case for the "Self-Driven Child"

In a new book, an argument for giving children more of a sense of control over their lives

Psychology

From industrial tools to incredible EDC!

Tiny, yet dangerous, the Japanese Kiridashi is a compact pocketable knife that’s often underestimated because of its size, but can outperform most …

Industrial Design

Noam Chomsky Explains What’s Wrong with Postmodern Philosophy & French Intellectuals, and How They End Up Supporting Oppressive Power Structures

Noam Chomsky has always had irascible tendencies—when he doesn’t like something, he lets us know it, without ever raising his voice and usually with …

Noam Chomsky

What Is Perfectly Hidden Depression?

Welcome to a new column on Psych Central! I’m Dr. Margaret Rutherford, and I’m a clinical psychologist whose practice has been based in Fayetteville, …

Self-help

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

Meet cryptocurrency guru George Weiksner—he’s 11

George Weiksner lives in Old Greenwich, Conn. He attends Greenwich Country Day School. And, from there, his story—more than likely—diverges from …

Cryptocurrency

TS Eliot's The Waste Land remains one of the finest reflections on mental illness ever written

The poet’s modernist masterpiece gathered fragments of an arduous life, some of which can be traced to a seafront shelter in Margate<p>In 1921, having taken time off from his job at Lloyds Bank for what would now be called depression, TS Eliot spent three weeks convalescing in Margate. It was the …

Literature

Healing from Parental Neglect

If you grew up with an “oblivious” parent – one who didn’t seem to realize he/she was supposed to <i>raise</i> you – then you most likely have some emotional …

Writing

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Mindfulness

What students know that experts don't: School is all about signaling, not skill-building

Parents, teachers, politicians and researchers tirelessly warn today's youths about the unforgiving job market that awaits them. If they want to succeed in tomorrow's economy, they can't just coast through school. They have to soak up precious knowledge like a sponge. But even as adulthood …

Subpar

The 15 most important exercises for men

1. Deadlift<p>Arguably the king of all exercises, the deadlift hits every major muscle group hard, and is perhaps the greatest test of strength there …

Midtown Manhattan

Make the perfect pre-bed muscle-building shake

The perfect bed time shake recipe<p>30 grams Casein protein<br>2g L- Arginine<br>2g L- Lysine<br>5g Glutamine<br>1g HMB<p>Slow Release Protein<p>The 7-9 hours you (should) …

Nutrition

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Exercise

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hiit Workouts<p>Best Cardio to Lose Belly Fat<p>If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be …

Fitness

Are you ready for the old normal?

Global equity markets reacted negatively to last week’s upbeat US jobs report, which raised fears that the Federal Reserve may be pressured to raise …

Markets

A hedge fund manager who makes a killing when stocks go haywire told us there's about to be a market avalanche

LONDON - Feedback loops hidden within the structure of global markets are creating the conditions for an "avalanche" in equities, Jerry Haworth, CEO of London-based hedge fund 36 South, said in an interview.<p>"I think the market is structurally unstable," Haworth, whose fund profits from market …

Markets

Anarchist hacker Amir Taaki says bitcoin’s boom means it’s on the verge of a collapse

Amir Taaki is notorious in the bitcoin world for his radical political beliefs and technical skills—which is saying something in a culture that has spawned a cast of infamous characters, like the cryptocurrency magnate “Bitcoin Jesus” or the rapper CoinDaddy.<p>Taaki, 29, an influential bitcoin voice …

Bitcoin