Kimberly Janssen

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99-Year-Old Woman Sews a Dress Every Day for Children in Africa

99-year-old Lillian Weber has a generous heart and sewing hands that just won't stop. The Iowa-based woman spends hours every single day making a dress for small children who receive the clothing through the Christian nonprofit group Little Dresses for Africa.<p>For the past two years, Weber has made …

Africa

Why the Funniest People Are Sometimes the Saddest

I always feel a more intense sense of loss when a fellow alcoholic or addict commits suicide. Possibly because I have thought about it obsessively …

Comedy

Celebrate

First smartphone 'kill switch' law signed in Minnesota

On July 1st, 2015, it will be illegal to sell a smartphone in Minnesota without antitheft software preinstalled. That's because Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton just signed the first so-called "kill switch" bill into law. The idea is that if smartphone owners can always remotely disable and wipe …

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

For the 40 million American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, everyday life can be a little more challenging than most people realize. There’s the dreadful fear of particular events, the looming thought of a panic attack and persistent physical symptoms -- and it can be all the …

5 Ways To Give Yourself A Confidence Boost

We’re all born believing we’re the best; what happened? How to get a (slightly less inflated) sense of self-confidence back.<p>Most people agree that self-confidence is one of the most important factors in how well we do in life.<p>We are born with perfect self-confidence, but that is eroded by many …

Self-confidence

Amy Schumer’s Speech On Self-Worth Will Change The Way You Wake Up In The Morning

It’s certainly been the week of emotional and heartfelt speeches. The other day, Gabourey Sidibe inspired many with her moving speech about believing in yourself. Now Amy Schumer gives it a shot and totally nails it.<p>The full speech can be read over at Vulture and it paints a picture of Schumer’s …

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In Two Years, This Excel-Killing Startup Grew Sales From $10 Million A Year To $10 Million A Month

Think about it: spreadsheet was invented before most of the world had heard of the PC, much less had one, way back in 1979 when software pioneers Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, founders of Software Arts, built an app called VisiCalc.<p>Flash forward to 2014, with cloud computing and mobile devices …

Startups

5 Business Secrets You Probably Never Thought Of

Everybody in business is looking for the “secret sauce.” Some gain insights through experience. Others receive wisdom passed down from a mentor and still others simply learn from experience.<p>Yet however we come by our ideas, we rarely revisit them. Accepted wisdoms have a way of becoming second …

The Only Way To Build A Career That Generates Both Financial And Emotional Reward

Throughout my 18-year corporate career, all I saw around me was what other corporate people were doing – the good, bad and the ugly. The meetings that droned on and on, the ridiculous political fights, the narcissist leader, the power-hungry manager stepping all over his staff, the passing over of …

3 Advantages Of Having A Side Business

Shares 117<p>I‘ve got an at-home business that pays the bills for my family. It's a business that works to provide for my family, even though many …

The world has nothing to fear from the US losing power

As China looks set to overtake the US as the world's largest economy, a multipolar world can only be good for democracy<p>The news that China will displace the US as the world's largest economy this year is big news. For economists who follow these measurements, the tectonic shift likely occurred a …

The 7 Biggest Creativity Killers

Andrew and Gaia Grant, authors of Who Killed Creativity? And How To Get It Back, introduce us to some insidious professional killers and recommend ways to stop them.<p>A crime scene investigation is underway to investigate a death. This is not an average death, this is the death of creative thinking. …

Creativity

Seth's Blog

Alas, this is the wrong question.<p>The only way to get rid of the fear is to stop doing things that might not work, to stop putting yourself out there, …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement