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How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Leadership

CIA chief warns Trump: Scrapping Iran deal 'height of folly'

<b>The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be "disastrous" and "the height of folly".</b><p>In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the new president to be wary of Russia's promises, blaming Moscow for much of the suffering in Syria.<p>In …

Donald Trump

21 Men on What Makes a Woman Wifey Material

What makes an eligible bachelor finally decide to put a ring on it? Reddit users recently gathered to discuss the age-old question from their own …

Relationships

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

Happiness

An economics professor shares the career lesson he's taught 20,000 students

I caught up with Smith in between his classes at Ontario's University of Waterloo to talk about his new book, "No Fears, No Excuses."<p><b>Smith believes that having a passion for what you do isn't just nice to have; it's a requirement for having a great career.</b><p>"If you want to achieve a great career and …

Communication Skills

Neil deGrasse Tyson says it's 'very likely' the universe is a simulation - ExtremeTech

Neil deGrasse Tyson says it’s ‘very likely’ the universe is a simulation<p>By on April 22, 2016 at 4:23 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

US elections 2016: ‘The system is rigged, the government coin-operated’

In an extract from their new book Nation on the Take, Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman show how the only interests that matter in US politics are those of the wealthy elite<p>• How to buy a president: Q&A with Wendell Potter<p>A few years ago, CBS News conducted a poll about Americans’ perception of …

Middle-class

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Don’t Let Vladimir Putin Destroy NATO

These are consequential times for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its member states. Justly touted as the most successful military …

Geopolitics

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Parenting

Mexico has a chance to be the world's 'next great power'

Mexico has the 11th-highest GDP in the world based on purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund. As Europe weakens, it will be in the top 10 in the not-too-distant future.<p>Yet, this country is regarded by many Americans as a Third World nation, dominated by drug cartels …

Mexico

These 7 maps explain US strategy

What's striking about American strategy is its paradoxical nature, that each solution to a threat poses a new threat.<p>Since its birth, the US has sought to defend itself. It approaches each threat with a constant outward movement of attention and resources, and now it straddles the world.<p>This means …

Geopolitics

Billionaire investor Ray Dalio explains the process he uses to find ideal employees

If you take a job at Bridgewater Associates — the world's largest hedge fund, with $169 billion in assets — you're agreeing to abide by founder Ray Dalio's "Principles," a manual of 210 musings on management and character.<p>It serves as an introduction to the hedge fund's culture of "radical …

Employment

Conservative group releases brutal anti-Trump ads featuring veterans calling him a 'con man'

The ads, from the conservative American Future Fund, feature veterans disavowing Trump's statements about prisoners of war and end with the text: "Trump's a phony. Stop him now."<p>In one ad, former Special Forces commander Michael Waltz, who served in Afghanistan, said that Trump "hasn't served this …

Donald Trump

Complete Dumbbells Only Workout for Bigger and Stronger Chest

You can get any workout done with using only the equipment you’ve got or even no equipment at all. If you’ve got access to a gym, you’ve got …

Workouts

Here's why Google invested $1 billion in Elon Musk's SpaceX

<b>The origins of a $1 billion SpaceX investment</b> <br>It's no surprise that <b>Alphabet</b> is interested in space. After all, <b>Amazon.com</b>, Virgin Group, <b>Facebook</b>, and <b>Qualcomm</b>, are among tech companies that have invested in the development of either rockets or satellites. Space offers another frontier for the …

Space Exploration

We’re recycling way too much and it isn’t benefiting the economy or the environment — here’s how design can help

But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the most ardent of recycling fans questioning the current system.<p>No one is saying that using old things to make new things is intrinsically a bad idea, but consensus is building around …

Sustainability

The Video That Stopped Me Dead, No, Startled Me Alive in My Tracks

<i>"The truth shall UPSET you free."</i><p>-- Swami Beyondananda<p>Every now and then something so graphic appears, that keys into an issue so profoundly that no further explanation is needed. Please watch this video now. It's about six and a half minutes long, and it will shock, and hopefully stir you to a new …

7 things a sleep scientist does to get a good night's sleep

Sleep is one of the most fundamental and basic things humans do. Without it, we'd literally die.<p>But many find it extremely challenging to not only get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every night, but to do it well.<p>We turned to an expert — sleep scientist Patrick Fuller, an associate …

Sleep

Banished US veterans lean on each other south of border

They served the United States on battlefields from Korea to Iraq, but now they live in the shadow of the nation they once served, deported to Mexico for offenses as minor as getting caught with marijuana.<p>While many U.S. veterans find adjusting to civilian life difficult, writing a bad check, …

Immigration

Why Saudi Arabia Won't Cut Its Oil Production

Anyone who wonders why Saudi Arabia has refused to reduce its oil production to drive the price back up can find an answer in the global climate change accord agreed to by 195 nations in Paris last month.<p>The parties committed themselves to reducing the consumption of hydrocarbon fuels in the second …

Oil

Should you fear the ETF?

GRAPHIC<p>Exchange-traded funds have suddenly become scary—at least to some in the investment community.<p>“It may be time to re-examine the entire ETF …

Investing

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us who appreciate a good visual aid. …

Time Management

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for someplace just a <i>bit</i> more …

National Parks