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Secret memo on FBI abuse of power: read the document released by Donald Trump in full

Donald Trump has released a memo which claims FBI and US Justice Department figures secured a wiretap on a his campaign adviser without revealing concerns about the source of their information.<p>The officials made the request for the wire tap based on claims from Christopher Steele, the former …

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think (and Be Successful Anyway) | Inc.com

<i>I have just realized that my anxiety in life stems from being needy for approval and external validation. How do I begin to correct this? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen</b> …

Self-help

Corporate innovation— the next chapter of digital transformation

Digital transformation and corporate innovation are two of the biggest trends in business modernization today. For the last several years, I’ve dedicated research to each subject separately to track their progress. In 2017, I conducted a global survey where I merged these research streams into my …

7 signs you're more successful than you think

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

Blockchain can fix the sorry state of the real estate industry

Traditional systems ensure integrity of information by putting it in the hands of entities they trust. In the U.S., courthouses and city halls are charged with the safekeeping of land deeds. The UK entrusts the responsibility to the government-controlled Land Registry. In less developed countries, …

Why digital transformation demands mastery over data

Digital transformation is becoming a matter of do-or-die for businesses in every conceivable industry, as employees and customers alike demand slick, …

Big Data

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

Here's why the US can't just take out Assad

Within 24 hours, it went from calling out the Assad regime for using chemical weapons to launching missiles at military targets. As limited as the strikes were, there are also statements that plans are in the works to target Syrian President Bashar Assad: It "would seem there would be no role for …

Middle East

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation

WOW!! Russia is looking to move into Libya just as in Syria, fulfilling Bible Prophecy Ezekiel 38 – Video Post Bible in the News

With a vacuum being created as America has withdrawn from the Middle East, Libya has been plunged into civil war and a war against ISIL. At the same …

The first 10 steps to corporate innovation

Corporate innovation is all the rage. The world’s largest companies are partnering with startups and opening innovation labs in tech accelerators. Everyone wants to capture that magic pixie dust that enables startups to be innovative and nimble, but obviously it’s hard to mimic that in large …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Russia, China, ISIS: Trump Will Face Foreign Policy Challenges

LONDON — U.S. elections are rarely won on foreign policy — presidents enter the Oval Office focused on changing America, not the world.<p>But many presidents end up being defined by their foreign policy decisions.<p>Donald Trump's first priority will be to deal with the challenges to American dominance …

Geopolitics

A History of Islam by Ryan Reeves

In AD 622, Muhammad and his followers took flight from Mecca to Medina—an event known as the <i>Hijra</i>. This date is seen as the beginning point of the …

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

Middle East

Is the Islamic State losing its grip on Fallujah?

BAGHDAD — The Islamic State deployed snipers on rooftops in Fallujah on Saturday in an attempt to quell an insurrection by Sunni tribesmen, Iraqi officials said, a flare-up that appears to indicate the group’s weakening grip on the city.<p>Small clashes took place in the Nazzal and Askali …

Middle East

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

5 Steps To Turning Failure Into Business Success

When you start a business you aren’t guaranteed success. But you can be sure that failure will happen, usually sooner rather than later. A lot of …

Motivation