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I am an undocumented immigrant, but I'm a better American than those who spat on me because of my race

When I was in the first grade, I learned I wasn’t white.<p>It was African-American History Month, and my teacher – at one of the many “failing” elementary schools in the Atlanta metro area – instructed us, as part of some poorly-conceived exercise, to raise our hands when she called out our race. I …

Did Beyoncé Just Accuse Jay Z of Cheating?

In the wake of ‘elevatorgate,’ rumors have been swirling that Hova may have stepped out on Queen Bey.<p>We’ve just, perhaps, entered a State of Beygency.<p>…

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

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Marafa Watch (@MarafaWatch) | Twitter

America, do not forget Marafa. Cameroon’s atrocities include the continued, arbitrary detention of political...https://fb.me/3FHs0QEVD<p>0 replies 0 …

The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions

Leaders that try too hard to win people over are the ones that end up losing the respect of their employees – especially when it’s not genuine. The most memorable leaders know how to naturally make a good first impression. They are mindful of what most employees do and don’t expect of them and want …

Are Europe’s economy minders in deflation denial?

The latest troubling non-inflation data out of the euro zone cries out for a response from the European Central Bank at its next policy meeting Thursday. Falling inflation shows that any thoughts of a sturdy European economic revival remain more pipe dream than reality and that further doses of …

Wash. state ACA: 'No frills' success

<i>Oregon and Washington state strongly embraced Obamacare and opened their own health insurance exchanges. The states are similar, not just geographically but politically, economically and demographically. As the first enrollment season winds down, Washington has some of the best results in the</i> …

How Facebook and Twitter built the best employee training programs in Silicon Valley

Training employees and managers is essential at any company but particularly for startups. Yet many avoid it because it seems too hard or expensive.<p>“A lot of companies think their employees are so smart that they require no training,” Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz writes in his recent …

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Robert Reich: Lousy wages are the real job killers

The former labor secretary explains why it’s in corporate America’s best interest to raise the minimum wage<p>House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is “bad policy” because it will cause job losses.<p>The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. …

Barack Obama’s Paragraph

Ten leading historians assess Obama’s rank in the pantheon of American presidents.<p><i>Barack Obama knows he’s a man running out of time. Reflecting on his presidential legacy in a long interview with the</i> New Yorker <i>’s David Remnick, Obama said, “at the end of the day we’re part of a long-running story.</i> …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Whatever Happened To The War On Piracy?

It’s been a long time since the days of SOPA and PIPA, and the period when I published what remains my most popular piece to this day, “You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You.” In the face of legislation that threatened the very freedom of the internet in the name of “ …

6 Reasons Leaders Make Bad Decisions

Employees are growing noticeably more frustrated with their leaders. Employees want their leaders to have their backs and listen to their concerns; to provide clarity of purpose and performance expectations; and to chart a roadmap for the future. They expect leadership from their leaders – but …

Cultural Coaching: Knowing When to Shut Up

Anyone who’s spent time in another culture will be aware that the norms and assumptions around conducting meetings are a minefield. But while you can easily accept that in theory, you may have to blow yourself up to really get the point.<p>My big lesson in how not to conduct a multicultural meeting …

3 Secrets to Develop Habits That Matter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of the year is a great time to pause, look back and recognize how far you've come. Give yourself a pat on the back, as much of your progress is due to the habits and routines you've put into place.<p>While developing these habits can …

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