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Why your wages aren’t going up

Salaries are failing to match the rocketing cost of living. But are the benefits being offered by companies to lure new workers doing enough to make up for it?<p>At the beginning of her career Lucy Kirkness felt poorly paid and received no extra reward for excellent performance. This left her, she …

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The Pee Tape and the Fall of an Empire

by Charles Mudede wissanu01/gettyimage.com<br>The American Empire is being dismantled by the current American president because of a pee tape. (Please …

World History

Why it matters if we become innumerate

Why can’t we just let our mobiles and tablets take the strain when it comes to numbers?<p>Are you a numbers person?<p>Before you click away, horrified at the thought of pleasure-reading about maths, pause.<p>For most of us, basic mathematics is something we successfully use all day long, at home and at …

Mathematics

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Kids

Sessions isn't the first to 'textjack' the Bible. Here are five of the most misused scriptures

<b>(CNN) —</b> The game was tied and there was no time left on the clock when Dina Disney stepped to the foul line. Tears welling in her eyes, the college senior sank two free throws to seal her school's first NCAA basketball championship.<p>Asked how she stayed so calm, Disney didn't get philosophical, she …

Theology

AIREY: 6 Lies That Christians Believe

The Bible has been the foundation of Christianity for most of history. It gives us principles to live by and inspires us to be greater in our faith …

Jesus

How To Talk To An Eight-Year-Old About Porn

This is a guest post from my friend, Cole Zick, from an organization I founded—Moral Revolution. I wanted you to hear it today as you continue …

18 Things I Want My Teenage Son To Know

As we wrap up another school year (7th and 11th grades), I can’t help but feel nostalgia, excitement, sadness and pride, all at the same time with my …

Parenting

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Leadership

A Celibate Lesbian's Cold Hard Look at Sexual Immorality in the Church

<i>What I’m saying in this post regarding sexual desire is pretty simple, but it’s difficult for people to swallow. I’m saying that sexual fulfillment</i> …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

'We are absolutely in a new culture war': 'Religious freedom' next on the Liberal agenda

Ruddock's report has been handed to Malcolm Turnbull and his Attorney-General, Christian Porter. We don't yet know what it says, but it will not be …

How to become an ‘elastic thinker’ and problem solver

Why your mind should be like a rubber band.<p>Every day at the Alliance Rubber Company’s factory in Hot Springs, Arkansas, a lot of pinging takes place.<p>The family-owned company has known for years that elastic is big business. In 1923, founder William H. Spencer realised he’d hit upon a novel …

Inside the White House Bible Study group

<b>For the first time in at least 100 years, the US Cabinet has a bible study group. What do they learn? What does Donald Trump make of it? And why aren't women allowed to teach?</b><p>Every Wednesday, some of the world's most powerful people meet in a conference room in Washington DC to learn about God.<p>The …

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>Content Provider<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an …

It's Going to Get Easier to Make Money the Next 5 to 10 Years, and It's Because of These 5 Technologies

From cryptocurrencies to mobile pay, today's innovations have me excited for the future of our wallets.<p>As an entrepreneur and an angel investor, I get really excited about the future of personal finance.<p>As new technologies develop, from cryptocurrencies to virtual wallets, I see advantages for …

Credit Cards

Indo-Anglians: The newest and fastest-growing caste in India

An influential demographic or psychographic is emerging in India  – and it is  affluent, urban and highly educated.<p>Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my …

WALSH: Dear Churches, If You Aren't Making People 'Feel Judged,' You Aren't Doing Your Job

It was decided some decades ago that no one must ever feel uncomfortable, guilty, or, worst of all, judged. They especially must not feel this way at …

I'm a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

Everybody has money questions — but finding good financial advice is tough.<p>Only 40% of Americans have a financial adviser they can look to for guidance. Even those who do have their doubts about how trustworthy their adviser is. Most people — 60% — suspect financial advisers prioritize the company …

Were Christian Missionaries Good for Liberal Democracy?

<i>Natasha Moore is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Public Christianity.</i><p>When the Portuguese arrived in Goa in 1510, they were welcomed …

We should look to Germany for our economic road map

Australia boasts the fourth largest pool of savings in the world – despite making up just 0.3 per cent of its population – and the globe's largest …

Economics

The Troubled Rise of Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI — On Saturday, Rahul Gandhi, the heir of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, is to formally take over as the president of the Indian National Congress. His family has run the Congress party for four generations. His father, Rajiv Gandhi; his grandmother Indira Gandhi; and his great-grandfather …

You Don’t Need an “India Strategy” — You Need a Strategy for Each State in India

The Indian economy has long been an attractive investment destination for multinational corporations. Already a large domestic market, Frontier Strategy Group’s estimates suggest the country will average growth rates between 7.4% and 7.6% over the next three years.<p>However, India remains a difficult …

Management

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by …

Surveillance

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

Want to Be a Great Leader? Follow Satya Nadella's 3 Rules for Extraordinary Success

The best leaders know that they must start the new game before the old game has finished.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is one of the most transformative leaders on the planet. He understands that success doesn't happen overnight. Rather, you must think long-term, plant seeds for the future and start …

Satya Nadella

Supply Chain Partners In Healthcare: The Top 25

This month my colleagues at Gartner published the ninth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25. Although based structurally on the same methodology that has driven the Global Supply Chain Top 25 since 2004, this ranking offers a twist that I have always found compelling – it has mission. By …