J. Herrera

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6 Habits That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, According to Someone Who Coaches CEOs

Over the past 25 years, I’ve coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg’s, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City …

Did You Spot Mark Hamill’s Secondary ‘Star Wars’ Role In ‘The Last Jedi?’

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi ahead</b><p>If you check out the credits for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> — unless you left the theater in disgust before the movie was over — or check out the IMDB page, you might notice that Mark Hamill has two credits next to his name. He plays Luke Skywalker, …

Mark Hamill Explains His Creative Differences With Rian Johnson In ‘The Last Jedi’: ‘He’s Not My Luke Skywalker’

*Spoilers*<p>Leading up to the release of <i>The Last Jedi</i>, whispers of creative differences between Mark Hamill and director Rian Johnson had <i>Star Wars</i> fans scratching their heads. What could’ve possibly gone sideways for Luke Skywalker himself to question the direction of his grand return? Now that the …

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A ROGUE ONE Easter Egg Foreshadowed a THE LAST JEDI Plot Point

<b>Warning: This post contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.</b><p><i>The Last Jedi</i> might be <i>Episode VIII</i> in the Skywalker family saga, but it’s not …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Best Parents All Have This 1 Rare Thing In Common (It's Something Many Forget About All The Time) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Welcome to Parenting 101.<p>It's a subject I know nothing about, save from observing those who have tried it.<p>One thing I do know is that parents torture themselves in order to be perfect.<p>Sometimes …

Business Strategy

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave generously. They gave selflessly. And they didn't expect anything in return. …

Self-esteem

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

21 Important Facts About Instagram | Inc.com

As a Millennial, I can attest to the fact that Instagram is an effective platform when it comes to reaching me with ads. I find the sponsored ads on Instagram to be relevant and appealing--not annoying, like so many other platforms. I've made multiple purchases off of them (or other items from that …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson<p>While …

Entrepreneurship

12 Stationery Shops Every Guy Should Know

Want to earn points with anyone from your girlfriend to a potential boss? Next time you want to say thank you for something important, put down the …

CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

Pizzacraft Stovetop Pizza Oven

A real deal pizza oven can run you a few thousand dollars. Luckily, thanks to Pizzacraft, you don’t need one of those gigantic, pricey pieces to cook …

12 Star Wars 7 Rumors That Were NOT True

by Jared Canfield<p>– on<p>in Featured<p><b>NOTE: The following post contains MAJOR SPOILERS for Star Wars 7</b><p>-<p>Expectations vs. Reality.<p>It’s one of the oldest …

Star Wars

This theory about who Rey's parents are in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' makes perfect sense

And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film left a lot of unanswered questions for cinemagoers in order to keep a juicy story arc going for the next couple of movies.<p>The biggest question being asked? Who are Rey's parents?<p><b>***The rest of this article contains major</b> …

A video essay breakdown of Star Wars Episode IV’s climax by The Discarded Image (VIDEO).

It’s no spoiler to note that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> takes much of its template from the very first <i>Star Wars</i> film. It’s no surprise either:</i> …

Even more cameos and secrets from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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Anthony Daniels of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' on C-3PO: 'I need him'

Very few actors can point to one character or film to which they owe their entire career. But Anthony Daniels can. Since 1977, he's played and voiced one of the most integral characters to the "Star Wars" franchise: fan favorite droid C-3PO.<p>"It's quite a responsibility," he said in an interview …

The 11 biggest questions we have after seeing 'Star Wars'

The day has finally come! "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is finally out in theaters.<p>Fans who headed out on premiere night to see the film are undoubtedly left with more questions than answers about Rey, Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker.<p>These are the biggest questions we have after seeing "The Force …

You'll Never Guess the Actor Behind Star Wars Droid BB-8's Voice

If the robotic voice of BB-8, the lovable new droid in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, seems imbued with a spark of humanity, that’s because there’s an …

How does 'The Force Awakens' compare to other 'Star Wars' movies at the box office?

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> made a lot of money at the box office this weekend, surprising no one. The seventh installment in the <i>Star Wars</i> saga …

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Where You Can Visit Old Friends And Feel Like You Never Left

J.J. Abrams' film recalls the franchise's past while nodding to its future.<p>Many "Star Wars" fans vividly remember their early experiences with that galaxy far, far away, which makes it near impossible to recapture the magic that was born such a long time ago. Just ask anyone who camped out to see …

'Star Wars' and its homely droid BB-8 put the spotlight on robotics

SAN DIEGO — Slow your roll, BB-8. It's time for your close-up.<p>Consumers are in full swoon over the roly-poly sort of homely little droid featured in the new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>Walt Disney Studios included a glimpse of BB-8 in a movie trailer that first aired in November 2014. People lit …

'Star Wars' made over $500 million this weekend worldwide

According to early reports, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" made an estimated $238 million opening weekend domestically.<p>Don't be surprised if that number is bigger Monday morning.<p>That gives "Star Wars" the highest-grossing opening weekend by far. "Jurassic World" recently took the top spot back in …

'The Force Awakens' actor John Boyega surprises fans at screenings

<b>(CNN) —</b> How about an opening screening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" with a side of John Boyega, dropping by unannounced at the theater?<p>That's what happened to several lucky moviegoers over the weekend in New York, where the actor -- who plays redeemed Stormtrooper Finn -- spent his night …

Meet Daisy Ridley, the 23-year-old who snagged a lead role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

She plays Rey, a mysterious scavenger in "The Force Awakens."<p>Prior to joining the film's cast, Ridley's credits consisted of a couple guest appearances on television shows and shorts.<p>With "The Force Awakens" set for two more sequels, Ridley won't be leaving the "Star Wars" world anytime soon and …

J.J. Abrams reveals Obi-Wan and Yoda are secretly in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

There were more old friends in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> than we may have realized.<p>Those who saw the film this weekend (and those who haven’t may …

Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ Gets The Ken Burns Treatment In This Awesome Look At The Galactic Civil War

As you may have noticed, every single thing on this planet seems to have been marinated in <i>Star Wars</i> lore in one capacity or another and that even extends to a certain PBS doc mastermind. Yes, even beloved filmmaking nerd Ken Burns has been swallowed up by the hysteria. (Kind of.)<p><i>The Washington Post</i> …

J.J. Abrams Explains Role of R2-D2 in The Force Awakens

Stop reading right now if you haven’t seen <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>. What follows is director <b>J.J. Abrams</b> and screenwriter <b>Michael Arndt</b> talking …