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Aretha Franklin, a Pop Star Who Could Make You See God

“This is a song that a girl took away from me.” That’s Otis Redding onstage at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival introducing “Respect,” which he’d …

Aretha Franklin

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

'Today Showed The World Anyone Can Be A Princess.' Windsor Crowds React to Royal Wedding

Crowds were buzzing in Windsor after the royal wedding, particularly the powerful sermon given by African-American bishop Rev. Michael Curry on the …

Royal Family

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

Success

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

5 Unbelievable Facts About Optimists

<i>For strategies, tips, and games to help you become more optimistic, visit Happify or download the app on iPhone or Android.</i><p>Optimism isn’t about being …

Employment

Here’s How Easy It Is To Dress Cool With Affordable Fashion Basics

Getting dressed should never be an ordeal, said almost every guy, ever. No one wants to agonise in front of a mirror for hours, or be the unfortunate …

Staples

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Inside Ryan Seacrest’s Extremely Weird and Embarrassing Oscars Night

At 7:53 p.m. on Oscar night, Ryan Seacrest slinked back to the Roosevelt Hotel, where his <i>E! Live From the Red Carpet</i> co-anchor Giuliana Rancic was …

Red Carpet

11 time-wasting habits that are hard to kick - but you'll be so glad you did

• <b>Certain strategies and habits are an enormous waste of time.</b>• <b><br>It's a good idea to identify what tactics are actually slowing you down, so you can cut</b> …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Motivational Quotes That Motivate You to Overcome Setbacks in Life | Times Square Chronicles

Motivational Quotes That Motivate You to Overcome Setbacks in Life<p>Life is never constant, and there are up and down. A lot of things happen in life, …

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

10 major differences between successful and unsuccessful people

There are a lot of things that set successful people apart from their unsuccessful counterparts. A few of them were highlighted on a postcard Dave …

Want to Keep Your Best Millennials? Drop This Misconception (And Pick Up This Approach Instead)

Stop trying to figure out how to retain Millennials. Make huge progress simply by dropping this big misconception and replacing it with three behaviors.<p>Who doesn't want to keep their best young talent? (other than *insert your favorite sports team here* who just traded away youth for a chance to …

This 2-minute rule will help stop you procrastinating

We talk a lot about science-backed methods for improving productivity and conquering procrastination. There are a lot of methods, hacks, and …

9 stupid rules that make great people quit

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

How Can You Spot True Leaders? They Do Any of These 3 Super Rare Things Daily

Robert Goffee and Gareth Jones, Europe's leading experts on organizational culture, leadership and change, discovered that inspirational leaders display the quality of "selectively showing their weakness."<p>Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. …

The 7 signs you have poor leadership

Understanding the traits of poor leaders can help you avoid leadership pitfalls and by doing so recognize how to strengthen your leadership …

3 Things Smart Bosses Do to Effectively Manage Smart People

No matter how smart they are, one of the keys to motivating your smartest workers is to develop them.<p>If you've been charged with managing a group of really smart and savvy employees, you have your work cut out for you. Smart people obviously know they're smart, which works to their advantage. They …

Highly Motivated Employees Have a Boss That Always Does This One Thing

This is what you need to do to motivate employees.<p>How do you motivate employees?<p>It's not always about higher wages. Or a comfortable chair. Or making sure there are free bagels in the break room. In my experience, motivating someone on your team is all about setting a vision for the future, but to …

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day

These science-backed techniques will drastically improve your ability to get more done.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage …

7 Navigation Apps for People Who Always Get Lost

For those of us who still struggle to navigate our hometowns, the thought of getting around a brand new city, or worse — a mountain — can be …

3 Rare Signs That Say You Were Meant to Be a Good Leader

Practicing these every day will lead to great results and, even better, great relationships at work.<p>As I've written in the past, great leadership is about serving others. More specifically, serving your employees and putting them on equal par with customers (and sometimes even ahead of them).<p>It's …

Employment

4.5 Unexpected Entrepreneurial Lessons From a Weekend in Manhattan

Flight to La Guardia: 400 dollars. Slice of pizza: 3 dollars. Unexpected business lessons: Priceless.<p>After an intense several months of work, I decided to take a little break--you know, that whole work/life balance thing. I packed my bags and met two of my best girlfriends in Manhattan. With only a …

Entrepreneurship

8 Ways to Structure Your Daily Grind for Success

Seize every opportunity to fulfill your dreams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think of working hard for what you want, does that thought carry a deeply unexpressed negative vibe of dread, or are your thoughts of succeeding soaked in desire?<p>If you want to be …

12 Habits the Most Likable People Have in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Motto and Business Insider</i><p>When you’re in a highly competitive field, talent and intelligence are prerequisites.<p>To …