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How to survive (and thrive) when life punches you in the face

A few weeks ago, one of my students posted this in my Facebook mastermind group (<i>emphasis mine</i>):<p>Let me start by saying that I applaud this woman for having the courage to step up, share her story, and ask for help so she can overcome this and move forward again. It’s actually pretty damn hard to …

Self-improvement

Why NBA players get paid so much more than NFL stars

Lots of NFL stars (and others) are peeping at the growing pockets of NBA players, wondering how this works. We explain.<p>Among the loudest voices expressing shock over some of the massive deals signed on the first day of NBA free agency were NFL players. Ryan Wilson at CBS Sports has a good round-up. …

Basketball

3 Reasons You Can't Motivate Yourself At Work Anymore -- And How To Overcome Each One

We’ve all faced days at the office where we’re just not feeling motivated. Off days happen to everyone and it’s tough—if not unrealistic—to constantly do your best work. There are bound to be times when you procrastinate too much, lack focus or struggle to start important projects.<p>You may react by …

Motivation

Are the NBA Finals Rigged?

Another year, another controversy in professional basketball about just how clean the NBA really is. The last ref caught messing with the game says …

Basketball

Twitter Goes In on Ayesha Curry for Saying the NBA Is “Rigged” After Warriors’ Game 6 Loss

For the record, Ayesha Curry was <i>not</i> the only person who claimed that the NBA is rigged during the Warriors’ Game 6 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday …

Become a Better Conversationalist by Ditching the Details

Good conversation has a natural back and forth like a game of tennis. That pleasant flow comes to a grinding halt, however, when you stop to try and …

6 reasons the Spurs aren't going to win the NBA title

Early Wednesday morning, hours after the Spurs dispatched the Clippers with a nice 108-87 win in San Antonio, ESPN Stats & Info shared this graphic:<p>It’s a fun graphic for NBA fans, and a reminder to those who don’t follow the league closely — the Spurs have actually been really spectacular this …

Basketball

The biggest secret to learning a new language, according to a CEO who speaks 7

You put in tons of effort, but it just feels impossible to move off the plateau?<p>You have a large vocabulary, and you understand a lot but when it comes to speaking, you keep wondering why you can't sound like a native speaker?<p>Well, I had the same feeling with English when I started to learn it many …

Lions' Ziggy Ansah Delivers 94,000 Water Bottles to Flint, Michigan

In the wake of tragedy, there are often some of the greatest displays of human generosity.<p>Such is the case with the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Detroit Lions star Ziggy Ansah wanted to ensure he would be part of that kind of benevolence.<p>The Pro Bowl defensive end purchased and delivered to …

Football (U.S.)

Spurs’ evolution includes same brilliant level of dominance

SAN ANTONIO – David West pinches his index finger and thumb together, leaving the slightest sliver of space between them. Small, he’s telling you. …

Spurs overtake Cavs with 4th quarter run, stay undefeated at home

The San Antonio Spurs entered Thursday night's highly anticipated game against the Cleveland Cavaliers having trailed for just 54 seconds in the …

The incredible rags-to-riches story of Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz

He's now responsible for Starbucks, one of the world's most beloved brands, and worth at least $3 billion as chairman and CEO of the Fortune 500 company. But it wasn't an easy path to the top.<p>How did Schultz, who came from a "working poor" family in the Brooklyn projects, overcome adversity and …

Coffee

Banks are seriously discussing negative interest rates for normal people's savings

Normally, this doesn't happen. Banks want your cash, and pay you interest on it, because the more deposits they have, the more they can lend it to others who pay them even more on their investments.<p>But interest rates in Europe are so close to zero — and economic activity is so sluggish — that some …

Interest Rates

3 ways to help you find meaning in a job that you hate

If you read one more article on happiness in the workplace, you're going to lose it.<p>For you, it's different. You need to continue in your current job …

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

Switzerland is a banking capital. But a Bitcoin capital?

Switzerland has long been home to some of the world’s biggest banks. Now it’s home to a major player in Bitcoin, the upstart digital currency.<p>Xapo, a …

Five rules to a successful return on small-cap stocks

Small-cap stocks generally provide the best returns, but few investors buy them because they deem them too risky.<p>But those willing to do a little homework can dramatically reduce the risks.<p>Small companies will always be less safe than bigger ones. They share all of the risks of bigger stocks – …

Investing

6 Ways to Raise Money for Your Tech Startup

You’ve got a great tech idea; one that you think tons of people could use in their everyday lives. You want to launch your own tech startup but, …

This Is How The Schedules Of Successful People Look Like

How do you spend your working day? Many people work the same amount of hours - but successful people will spend the time more productively.

Five things entrepeneurs should know about retirement plans

Think your business is too small to have a retirement plan? Check again.<p>You can still have a company retirement plan, even if you’re a company of one.<p>…

Retirement

What's The Difference Between Strategy And Tactics?

Dear Liz,<p>I love your columns and I read them all! I just graduated with my degree in Communications and I am lucky to have already started working. I got the job offer over winter break this past January because I was an intern in my company during the fall of my senior year. I’m in the Client …

Business Strategy

How Do I Keep Work From Bleeding Into My Personal Life?

There was a time when we left work at the office, and still managed to get things done. Can we go back to that simpler time?<p>If someone 20 years ago was told that they would be inseparable from a pocket-sized rectangle that kept them constantly connected to their jobs, they probably wouldn’t believe …

5 Secrets of People Who Love Their Jobs

Let's just come right out and say it: Not everyone loves their job. In fact, there are people who are downright miserable in what they do for a living. Some of this may be circumstantial -- certain economic or educational limitations, perhaps -- but regardless, jobs may not always give that …

Success

5 bedtime routines that will make your mornings so much easier

(Hint: A simple search of "morning productivity" on Google will swamp you with more than enough results.)<p>After all, if there are people out there being extremely efficient before breakfast, squeezing in 11 to-dos before going to work, and, dare I say, getting 90% of their tasks done before noon, …

11 Workplace Crisis Situations Every 20-Something Goes Through

Making the leap from college to a job is a scary thought. It’s scary because for the first time you step into something where you are responsible for …

10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …