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9 Tiny Things You Should Do Sunday Night to Have a More Productive Monday Morning

Success starts the night before.<p>Productivity is the result of preparation.<p>Anyone who wakes up late, tired, in a rush, and disorganized, will find it very difficult to be productive.<p>But anyone who takes the time to prepare ahead of time will find it very easy to get into the zone, because they …

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week

Practicing these habits can set you on a course toward business success, lasting friendships, and better health and well-being.<p>If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to …

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reveals the 1 Question That Taught Him Empathy--and Made Him a Better Leader

A company that combines passion and purpose gets noticed and gets results.<p>In his new book, <i>Hit Refresh</i>, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his highest priority is renewing the company culture with "a growing sense of empathy." The word "empathy" appears 53 times in the book, but Nadella admits he …

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

America 2017: Black History Has Been Reduced To An Adventure Game In Phoenix School

So, as if black folks don’t have enough to deal with these days, we now have to deal with this foolishness.<p>I shit you not, this is a real freaking …

New Report Finds Slavery Worse Than Ever, With 40.3 Million People Currently Enslaved

We recently reported about an incident of modern slavery in the U.S., the tragic story of a mentally disabled black man who was enslaved by a white …

'Never Caught' — book on George Washington's 'relentless pursuit' of runaway slave will be adapted for film

<i>Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge,</i> which is a finalist of the National Book Award, will be adapted …

Under a Mississippi Sun: Portraits of Depression-Era Sharecroppers

Mississippi sharecroppers, 1936.<br>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 48<p>In September 1936, two months before the debut …

Betty Campbell: Wales's first black head teacher dies aged 82

Wales’s first black head teacher has died at the age of 82, her husband has said.<p>Betty Campbell, who made history when she was appointed the head of …

The Mountaintop goes beyond the martyr to the human side of Martin Luther King

Next April, the United States will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr's assassination amid racial tensions and social divisions …

This Classic Steve Jobs Advice Is Hurting You (Here's What to Do Instead)

Living every day like it's your first might be a lot better idea than living it like it's your last.<p>What did everyone tell you growing up? Eat your vegetables? Follow your heart? Trust your gut?<p>The advice we are given helps us navigate our lives whenever we face obstacles. Advice can even …

5 ways to change your everyday life if you want your side-hustle to be a success

Building a business on the side isn't for everyone. You'll need to sacrifice much even while you learn new things. Creating your own startup is challenging even when you dedicate full-time effort. When you're working to develop your idea on the side, it's likely your budget is every bit as limited …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

The limits of buzz: How DC comics is winning its war with Marvel — on television

<b>Donal Logue in "Gotham;" Clark Gregg and Ming-Na Wen in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (Fox/ABC)</b><p>Marvel’s movies get talked about, but DC’s shows are cultivating fans<p>Sonia Saraiya<p>October 30, 2014 2:44pm (UTC)<p>Marvel Studios’ announcement this week about what we can expect for the next nine years generated …