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Barack Obama’s Eulogy for John McCain

“What better way to honor John McCain’s life of service than, as best we can, follow his example.”<p><i>Former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy Saturday morning honoring the life of John McCain, who died last week after a decades-long career in the Senate. In a pair of surprise requests last</i> …

Barack Obama

How to Use a Compass

Sure, not all who wander are lost. But when you’ve been walking in circles for hours and your day hike is stretching into an overnight, that saying …

Survivalism

6 things that kill morale

What makes you happy at work? Maybe you have a great boss who gives you the freedom to be creative, rewards you for going the extra mile, and helps …

The Workplace

19 Wise John McCain Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Your Heart

In a time when true heroes in government are an increasingly rare commodity, John McCain was a true hero. Fair winds and following seas.<p>"Like most people of my age, I feel a longing for what is lost and cannot be restored. But if the happy pursuits and casual beauty of youth prove ephemeral, …

50 Day Hikes You Must Add to Your Bucket List

A state-by-state guide to hikes that promise jaw-dropping vistas, stunning waterfalls, and just-challenging-enough terrain.

Hiking

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Schedule

Create and follow a clear plan of action for each day.<p><i>How can I make better use of my time? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

The 50 Best Annuities

By<p>July 21, 2018<p>Frank Burns, a manager at a commercial tire company in Spokane, Wash., has been the target of annuity sales pitches several times, but …

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Roth IRA

What Is a Trust? A Guide to Different Types And Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

50 Essential Apps for RVers

AllTrails<p>About<p>AllTrails provides an array of information about nearby trails to hike, run, walk your dog and explore new terrain. Search trails based …

5 Top Dividend Kings to Buy and Hold Forever

From top dividend kings by yield to the best five you can buy and hold forever: Here's your complete guide to this elite group of dividend growth …

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Should You Claim Social Security at 70? Probably Not

The more you know, the more money you can get from Social Security -- potentially thousands more.<p>When should you start collecting your Social …

6 Ways To Get Time Back In Your Day, Every Day

Smart philanthropy starts with an effective approach to our work.<p>In philanthropy, we seem to be perpetually rushing from one thing to the next. There’s always a new technology to learn or more grant applications to evaluate. Yet while everyone is <i>feeling</i> busy and moving quickly, the real change we …

Time Management

How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management

The Best Camp Stoves of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

10 Corny but Undeniably True and Inspiring Quotes About Teamwork

As Michael Jordan said, "Talent wins games; teamwork wins championships." He ought to know.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With two games remaining, my daughter’s soccer team is in second place. They’ve won nine games and lost only one -- to the team in third …

Motivation

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

9 BUCKET LIST HIKES IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK

<b>9. HELEN LAKE/DOLOMITE PASS</b><p>After a steady hike up through forest, the Helen Lake trail emerges into an alpine wonderland that remains above tree line …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

12. Tonquin Valley<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta, Canada <b><br>Distance:</b> 27 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 3-5 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> July to September<p>Ansel Adams made his way to this valley …

When Empowering Employees Works, and When It Doesn’t

Research has regularly demonstrated that when employees feel empowered at work, it is associated with stronger job performance, job satisfaction, and commitment to the organization.<p>Many leaders today often try to empower their employees by delegating authority and decision-making, sharing …

Employment

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

28 Best Hiking Apps, Offline Maps, and Survival Guides – Page 7

7. Topo Maps+<p>Source: iTunes<p>This is another GPS app for iPhone with a wide range of functions. Download the map and use it offline to avoid getting …

Why Time-Management is Such a Big Challenge – And How to Overcome It

Time– we can never seem to find enough of it. Or can we? Time-management is a challenge expressed by many. It’s something I wrestled with for some …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018

Leadership is in high demand. Here are 6 steps to becoming a better leader in the new year.<p>I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …