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19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women

Here are Warren Buffett's most valuable investments

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made nearly $2 billion on its investment in Apple.<p>The conglomerate bought more in the third quarter just as the stock, with the rest of the tech sector, continued to hit new highs.<p>Many of his other investments aren't doing too badly either, to say the …

Investing

Top 10 Vegetables For Growing In Small Gardens

Small, urban gardens are gaining popularity these days. The fact that you do not live on a farm should not discourage you from enjoying home-grown …

Why Salespeople Get Paid More Than Engineers

There is always need for more great salespeople since they are often directly tied to more revenue.<p><i>Why do sales people get paid more than software engineers / developers? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Chinese and Singaporean students the best in the world — but it's unusual in the US

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon CEO and richest person in the world, has amassed his wealth by being creative and trying unorthodox ways of solving problems.<p>It seems he and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, use the same approach for their children's education.<p>"We tried all sorts of things ... Mandarin lessons, the …

Jeff Bezos

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels

More than 40 Catholic institutions will make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi<p>More than 40 Catholic institutions are to announce the largest ever faith-based divestment from fossil fuels, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of …

Energy

What I wish I knew before I started university

Months of applying to universities and jumping through hoops have finally paid off – you are on the road to earning an undergraduate degree.<p>But along with the excitement university life can offer may come nerves, fears and feelings of uncertainty.<p>The counselling service at Mount Royal University in …

Here is each state's favorite Halloween candy

Source: CandyStore.com.<p>It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year: trick or treating season!<p>With Halloween just around the corner, Americans …

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read

With Christmas around the corner, why not ask for the gift of reading the same books billionaires read?<p>Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day …

Model in 'racist' Dove ad says it was misinterpreted: 'I am not a victim'

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>When Dove asked Lola Ogunyemi to be in a new soap campaign, she viewed it as an opportunity to represent her “dark-skinned sisters” and “remind the world that we are here, we are beautiful, and more importantly, we are valued,” she wrote in a commentary for the Guardian.<p>…

Women of Color

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes after critics slam his 'magical' virtual reality tour of Puerto Rico devastation

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Tuesday for offending some users, after he posted a video on Monday demonstrating Facebook …

Pepsi CEO Says Popular Beverage Brands Are Too Expensive for Company to Buy

Niche beverage brands are too expensive for PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) to acquire, according to CEO Indra Nooyi.<p>In evaluating potential acquisition …

Four New Business Books For Success In All Types Of Careers

Reading a wide variety of business books should be a regular career activity. You learn overall success strategies, like when Paul Morris and Dave Osborn shared critical wealth-building skills in <i>Wealth Can’t Wait</i>. Or, you tag along on one person’s success journey, like when George Santino spilled …

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Parenting

Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

For two days in late June, Disney’s board of directors gathered at Walt Disney World in Florida to wrestle with one topic: how technology was disrupting the company’s traditional movie, television and theme park businesses, and what to do about it?<p>The most startling presentation came from Disney’s …

TV shows

'We want sauce': police called over McDonald's Rick and Morty promotion

The failure to provide enough special edition Szechuan dipping sauce has led to chaotic scenes at fast food outlets across America<p>A McDonald’s public relations stunt has ended in chaos and acrimony after the fast food chain promised fans of the TV show Rick and Morty a limited edition, …

A Japanese designer makes moving paper ornaments that intertwine like mechanical gears

Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura makes moving ornaments completely out of paper, imitating movements seen in mechanical gears.<p>The self-taught designer has videos that are instructional, showing viewers how they can make their own similar designs. He first creates the designs on the computer before …

Crafting

The first jobs – and lessons learned – of eight Canadian business leaders

The entrepreneurial spirit is deeply ingrained in most successful business people. Many say it surfaced when they were children, and that they earned their first dollar before their 10th birthday.<p>What can we learn from them? One way to take measure of chief executive officers and industry leaders …

Jony Ive Discusses Steve Jobs, iPhone X and More in Rare Public Talk

In a rare public talk today in New York, Apple’s Chief of Design <i>Jony Ive</i> talked about Steve Jobs, the iPhone X and his design process (via <i>Business</i> …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Japanese woman 'dies from overwork' after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Fate of media worker Miwa Sado, 31, piles pressure on authorities to address large number of deaths linked to labour practices<p>Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, …

Japan

World Cup 2022: Qatar's workers are not workers, they are slaves, and they are building mausoleums, not stadiums

Your name is Sumon, and you live in a small village in rural Bangladesh. One day you’re visited by a casual acquaintance you’ve known since …

24 Top-Ranked, Affordable Franchises You Can Buy for $25,000 or Less

These low-cost franchises are worth your time, energy and investment.<p>Let's face it: Starting a business can be expensive, and most people don't have a million dollars to invest to get their business up and running.<p>The good news is that you don't need <i></i>that kind of money to start a profitable …

Small Business

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

The Tragic Resume Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make

Almost every job seeker has made the same, tragic resume-writing mistake at some point during their career.<p>Millions of people are making this mistake right now!<p>Too many people write their resumes with the wrong goal in mind. They want to fit in. They want to sound “professional.” They end up …

Stock pickers are piling into these 8 stocks

The list is part of a new report on active manager holdings. According to BAML, the "overowned" list includes companies that meet the following criteria:<p>The list ranges from credit card companies like Visa and Mastercard to tech giants like Amazon and Alphabet.<p>Check out the list of eight stocks …

Investing

An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too

A freshman at MIT, Lin helped develop an Android app while interning at the US State Department. She's this year's Youth Poet Laureate in New York City. And She was named to Crain's 20 under 20 list.<p>She's also prospective entrepreneur who's CEO of her own company. And in that role, she could help …

Tech Industry

The Grocery Industry Confronts a New Problem: Only 10% of Americans Love Cooking

The supermarket and grocery business is likely to suffer strong headwinds in the future, due to long-term shifts in consumer behavior. Although many people don’t realize it yet, grocery shopping and cooking are in a long-term decline. They are shifting from a mass category, based on a daily …