Jamar Johnson

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Apple CEO Tim Cook remembers Steve Jobs in heartfelt commencement speech

Apple CEO Tim Cook turned to a familiar source when it came to offering advice to the class of 2018.<p>Speaking at the commencement ceremony at Duke …

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

Why young Americans are giving up on capitalism

When you are twelve, in 2008, the global economy collapses. After years of bluster and bravado from President George W. Bush — who encouraged consumerism as a response to terror — it seems your country was weaker than you thought.<p>In America, the bottom falls out fast.The adults who take care of you …

How to Increase Your Sales 49% Faster by Using YouTube

Video is on almost every marketer’s radar.In fact, 69% of marketers say their video-marketing budget is increasing.On top of that, mobile video …

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>7 min read<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 …

Entrepreneurship

A Beginner’s Guide To Getting The Best Experience From A Live Golf Tournament

Golf, as a sport, has spent the past few years trying to find its footing with the casual sports fan in a post-Tiger Woods era. Tiger was transcendent, a figure that wasn’t just an icon of golf but he was an icon of sports, and in his absence from the game due to injury, the sport has looked to …

Golf

Data Cloud Hotline

The Data Hotline<p>Your one-stop shop for data-driven campaigns<p>Who are we?<p>We're a team of data experts building great advertising campaigns. Our team …

CBS Anchor Shocked As All-Female Panel Defends Donald Trump

<i>CBS Evening News</i> hosted a panel of three women, two African-American and one Caucasian, all who voted for and support President Trump. The outlet was …

Carl Sagan wrote in 1995 what he feared the future would look like, and it’s seemingly come true

Carl Sagan, noted astrophysicist, author, and celebrity scientist, wrote in his 1995 book, “The Demon-Haunted World,” what the near future would look like. Now in 2017, a passage from the book has gone viral as Sagan’s foretelling of society’s future has seemingly proven true.<p>Sagan’s “The …

Win a USB-C Pro Hub Adapter From Satechi

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer <i>MacRumors</i> readers a chance to win one of Satechi's Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapters, designed for Apple's 2016 and 2017 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models. With these machines, a hub is a must because of the limited number of ports and …

9 TED Talks to Inspire You as a Nature Photographer

Home » Inspiration » Landscape » <b>9 TED Talks to Inspire You as a Nature Photog...</b><p>Will Nicholls<br>• Jul 28th, 2017<br>• Comment<p>TED Talks are fascinating. They’re …

Why I left Medium and moved back to my own domain

July 30, 2017<p>When I’ve started writing my stories on Medium it felt really​ good. Medium was the perfect “<i>medium</i>” to share your thoughts with all …

8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10

You can do more than you think<p>In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now wondering how …

Apple Sneakers

Rainbow logo? Check. Garamond type? Check. A questionable sense of style? Check. These Apple Sneakers tick all the boxes of early-'90s Cupertino. …

Shoes

How To Give A Blockbuster TED Talk

Great TED Talks invite the audience to listen differently to imagine their lives, their work, and their world in a different way.<p>These effective TED talks share a common structure which has these 5 elements:<p>1. Tell a story.<p>2. Expose the pattern.<p>3. Describe the science.<p>4. Imagine the future.<p>5. Take …

Use Storytelling to Explain Your Company’s Purpose

The idea of “purpose” has swept the corporate world. Encouraged by evangelists like Simon Sinek, myriad firms like Nike, Adidas, Pepsi, and Coca-Cola are devoting real time and attention to explaining why they do. The idea of purpose was central to a book I co-authored.<p>But activating purpose is …

Leadership

Why Are You Always Tired?

Getting enough sleep is important for everything else in your life. That's hard to deal with when you have deadlines, to-do lists, and people …

Sleep

5 Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Build a Loyal Readership

Building a solid reader-base is without doubt something every blogger is striving for. That is the first step to actually converting your visitors …

5 Top Reasons Why Blogging is better than 9 to 5 Job

Why Blogging is better than 9 to 5 Job<p>Many of you maybe a newbie Blogger. Different Bloggers have different reasons to enter the field of Blogging. …

Employment

Why Writing A Book Is The Best Content Strategy You've Never Thought Of

I’ve often been accused of being picky or having high standards. Regardless of whether that’s true (it’s probably true), I feel strongly that a true leader is focused on constant improvement and is always aware that even when he’s established the authority he’s after, there’s usually something more …

5 Tricks for Using Dialogue to Write Truly Captivating Characters

Dialogue is so much more than just conversation.<p>Dialogue can be about much more than just the words on the page. Good authors use it to build tension …

Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?

We are in a perverse moment in the global venture capital industry: VCs are fast coming to resemble private hedge funds, and the more money they are able to raise, the worse off startups are becoming.<p>Capital is flowing into funds of all types, yet the rate of investment is shrinking rapidly. This …

The Best Meditation Apps For iPhone, iPad And Android

All you need is your phone and an open mind.<p>Meditation is a powerful tool.<p>Singer-songwriter Jewel is a prime example of the practice’s life-changing benefits. In a recent interview with ABC News anchor Dan Harris, she said that learning to meditate helped her manage chronic anxiety and debilitating …

How to Capture a Person’s Soul in a Photograph

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts on how to capture a soul in a photograph:<p>1. Why capture a soul?<p>So when I say capturing a …

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns | Articles | Marketing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York: The Power of Storytelling In Documentary Photography

How does an out of work, amateur photographer manage to acquire a following of 18 million people and publish two best-selling books? “Through a lot …

Street Photography

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Drexel University professor says the only thing he wanted for Christmas was ‘white genocide’

George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor of politics and global studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia, only wanted one thing for Christmas: “white genocide.”<p>That’s what he tweeted on Christmas Eve before subsequently deleting the tweet.<p>Image source: screenshot<p>He later returned to …