Michael Cahill

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I Gave Up Sugar, Alcohol, Grains, Dairy, and Soy for 30 Days

My clothes were tight-fitting, my skin was flaring up, and I was mentally foggy. Something had to change.<p>Hello. My name is Christine and I'm addicted to sugar, salt, and bread. I have equal-opportunity sweet tooth and salt tooth. And I'm an emotional eater through and through.<p>There. I said it.<p>On …

Mark Cuban's Financial Advice For Eventual Winner Of Powerball Jackpot

Yesterday Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire Mark Cuban shared some financial advice for the future winner of the record breaking Powerball jackpot, $1.3 billion, with the Dallas Morning News. Cuban made a fast fortune by selling his company, Broadcast.com, to Yahoo for $5.7 billion, making him …

Chick-fil-A has made 8 major changes in the past year to stay ahead of KFC

In 2014, the company grew by $700 million to achieve $5.8 billion in sales, making it larger than every pizza brand in the country, according to QSR magazine.<p>It's now the eighth-largest fast-food chain in the US by sales, and it generates more revenue per restaurant than any other chain in the …

What I learned from not drinking alcohol for 2 years

<b>Two years ago, Andy Boyle, a Chicago-based web developer for NBC News Breaking News, decided to quit drinking alcohol. The 30-year-old, who is also a writer and standup comedian, had spent years in bars and comedy clubs, typically drinking a few beers every other night, and spending his weekends</b> …

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How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

5 Helpful and Unique Tips for People Who Want to Improve Their Sleep

Without proper sleep, our mission for fat loss morphs into the next installment of <i>Mission Impossible</i> (and Tom Cruise won't rescue us).<p>According to a <b>research study published</b> in the American Journal of Health Promotion, getting less than 6.5 hours nightly resulted in the subject having a higher body …

A former Google exec on how to make tough decisions quickly

I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not <i>the</i> defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at.<p>In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset …

Management

78 years ago, a journalist who studied 500 millionaires realized something about friendships that's still relevant today

In addition to outlining the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich, one of them being associating with the wrong crowd.<p>"Men take on the nature and the habits and the power of thought of those with who they …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

5 Bittersweet Truths That Put Life Into Perspective

<b>1. The Seasons Will Always Change.</b><p>Whatever it is keeping you up at night, tossing, turning, sweating or medicating, will eventually pass. You may be in a storm, but even seemingly endless storms do not last forever. A rainbow will always appear after the rain. The sun will shine again. Spring …

Neil Woodford on the pound, avoiding future turmoil and his favourite investments

Britain's most influential investor talks exclusively to the Telegraph about the election, his favourite sectors and more<p>Brave yourself for a summer of stock market turbulence and the possibility of a sinking pound. That is the sobering message from one of Britain’s most celebrated investors.<p>Neil …

How to get ahead at work: 10 tips from Google's head of HR

<b>1 Give your work meaning</b><p>Work consumes at least one-third of your life, and half your waking hours. It can and ought to be more than a means to an end. Even a small connection to the people who benefit from your work not only improves productivity, it makes people happier. Connect work to an idea or …

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Beginner's Guide to Looking More Date-Worthy

Sadly, I have seen some of the most beautiful people unable to find the right one simply because of their chosen look. In a perfect world, our soulmates would have laser vision into our souls, but this isn't quite the case. Looking date-worthy is the biggest, yet easiest problem to solve. That's …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

What To Buy If Greece Exits The Euro Zone

Earlier last month, we discussed why the chance of a long-term solution to keep Greece in the Euro Zone was slim, due to three reasons:<p>1) Currency unions such as the European Monetary Union can only work in the long-run if wealthier states directly subsidize poorer states with no strings attached. …

A Prostitute Tells All: Inside the Bedrooms of a U.S. Brothel

Uncensored (and sometimes shocking) tales from the diary of a legal sex worker<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Men’s Health<i>.</i><p>Have you ever wondered what really goes on inside one of Nevada’s legal brothels?<p>You're just curious, in the same way you might be curious about what …

7 Timeless Lessons From Bill Gates' Favorite Business Book

Gates says he asked Warren Buffett back in 1991 what his favorite business book was, and Buffett responded by sending his personal copy of "Business Adventures."<p>Gates fell in love with the storytelling. He writes:<p>Brooks's work is a great reminder that the rules for running a strong business and …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

The first 3D printed house is coming, and the construction industry will never be the same

Architects around the globe are racing to build the world's first 3D printed houses — a breakthrough with profound implications for housing affordability and customization.<p>In China, a company named Winsun this year said it built 10 3D printed houses in just one day. The reported cost for each: just …

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?" Hundreds of answers poured in, and this one by Quora contributor Andy Giroux was one of our favorites. You can contribute your own answers to this</i> …

Can We Give Up Procrastination In One Month?

This month we’ll identify our most important task, master getting started, and learn to refocus when procrastination tries to creep in.<p>Like many people, I’m skilled in the art of procrastination. The excuses I give myself range from, “There’s not enough time to finish” to “I really don’t want to …

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7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

11 Solutions for Your Weight Loss Challenges

Helping people live healthier lives is my thing. I rounded up the obstacles to weight loss I hear about most often and share my solutions for each below. But let me start with this: You are not fighting this weight loss battle alone. Lots of people share similar struggles, and I am here for you! …

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

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David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …