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Pope orders investigation of US bishop accused of sexual misconduct

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation of an American bishop accused of sexual misconduct with adults and accepted his resignation, deepening a worldwide clerical abuse scandal.<p>The Vatican and US church officials announced the investigation on Thursday as the pope was meeting US Catholic church …

Pope Francis

The Eight Best Marketing Podcasts

“If you want to up your marketing game, you need to do everything in your capacity to understand trending strategies,” says social marketing expert Rachel Pisani. “Podcasts are fantastic resources to gain further insight and optimize your social media content.”<p>But which podcasts? That is the …

Social Media Marketing

New study suggests it’s possible to never die

Side Note<p>Jul—01—2018 04:59PM EST<p>Flip Schulke / National Archives<p>(As long as you live until you’re 105 and have really good luck after that.)<p>Drew …

5 Common Mistakes Small Businesses Make With SEO

Small businesses in particular can dominate local search if they employ good search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. However, according to Chris Rodgers, CEO and Founder of Colorado SEO Pros, there problems most small business encounter when it comes to their website copy. He shares the five …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Women Invest Differently Than Men and Get Better Results

Women are on track to become richer in coming decades. How they invest it will move markets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stubborn refusal of the gender pay gap to close, or even narrow, is a constant source of frustration for anyone who cares about equality …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause

Strike up a conversation about work values, and it won’t be long before someone brings up a pyramid — a famous psychologist’s best-known theory. Abraham Maslow’s big idea was that we all have a hierarchy of needs: once our basic physiological and safety needs are fulfilled, we seek love and …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust

Great salespeople don't focus on products or services, at least not at first. Great salespeople start with building genuine trust.<p>Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by …

The 5 Biggest Failed Marketing Trends of 2017 (and What's Hot for 2018)

We're calling time of death on the catchiest but most unsuccessful strategies of the past year--and predicting which marketing tactics will dominate in the days ahead.<p>Every year, we read about what promises to be the hottest marketing ideas that belong in our content strategies.<p>And--don't get me …

NASA And Google Just Announced They've Found Another Solar System Like Ours

It also has 8 planets.<p>NASA and Google announced a "major discovery" on Thursday: another solar system with eight planets.<p>That finding is due to the …

How to choose the best digital marketing channel for your business

Is digital marketing relevant to my business?<p>Would Facebook be relevant for my products and services or should I start with LinkedIn?<p>Will I be able …

Mueller Russia Probe Moves To The White House; GOP's Math Problem On Taxes

On his Asia trip last week, somewhere over Vietnam on Air Force One, President Trump told reporters he had asked Vladimir Putin again if Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.<p>"He said he didn't meddle," the president said. "He said he didn't meddle. I asked him again. You can only ask so …

7 Digital Marketing Marketing Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

“I would have written you a shorter letter but I didn’t have the time.”<p>This quote attributed to many different sources sums up what we are facing in …

The startup behind chewable coffee is launching a performance-enhancing 'superhuman fuel' — we gave it a try

About 13 years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) asked the scientific community to create a food that soldiers could take onto the battlefield. The agency, which has been tasked with building breakthrough technologies for the US military, wanted to improve troops' physical …

University of Oxford

Instantly Be More Persuasive With These 12 Tips

Command, convince and convert the audience the next time you speak.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that there is a strategy for increasing your conversions while actually doing less work? Would you be interested in knowing?<p>It isn't a new whiz-bang …

Manafort has 3 passports, traveled to China with phone registered under fake name

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> How rich are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, and where did they travel?<p>That question lingered over the pair's court hearing on Monday after both faced the first indictments from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 …

Rick Gates

10 Common Money Mistakes Millennials Make When Starting a Business

Very few businesses that make it are those of millennial entrepreneurs.<p>The millennial generation is quite a unique generation for a multitude of reasons. Unlike their predecessor, Generation X, who focused on landing a good job and retiring from the same company. Millennials are all too willing to …

Apple's $1,000 iPhone Taught Us A Very Important Business Lesson

The surprising reason why it might just work for them.<p>Everyone is going crazy over Apple's new iPhone --- for better or for worse. Now, whether you like Apple or not, we can all agree that the price of the newly released iPhone is quite the shocker. That might turn off some customers, but I will …

Here's When Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Says You Should Quit Your Job

Hint: It's not when you probably think--or when a lot of people think.<p>They say that if you want to become highly successful--especially if your definition of success involves entrepreneurship--you need to just quit your day job and do it.<p>Either you're committed or you're not, they say. Either …

24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today

According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run their day-to-day operations.<p>Whoa!<p>That is an amazing fact to consider, especially when compared to how few tools …

Customers

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Donald Trump's Earth Day Statement Is Shameful

The president has moved swiftly to dismantle a wide range of protections for the environment.<p>President Donald Trump released an Earth Day statement touting his commitment to protecting the environment, despite doing the exact opposite in the first few months of his administration.<p>“Our Nation is …

The W.E.I.R.D. Writing Technique

Read about the writing technique I stumbled upon while thinking about content marketing. I hope it can help!<p>If you are anything like me, you have …

Fine Arts and Illustrations by Alice Wellinger

Art & Illustration.<p>Selected acrylic paintings and editorial illustrations by Alice Wellinger, an artist and illustrator based in Lustenau, Austria. …

Why Old-School SMS is Still a Powerful Mobile Marketing Tool

<i>Eric Lazar is VP of Mobile CRM for ePrize, focused on educating brands on how best to capture the mobile user, drive revenue, and build relationships that start on mobile. Prior to his current role, Lazar spent more than 10 years in broadcast television sales management, most recently at Sinclair</i> …

iOS 7, Mac OS X Updates, MacBooks and More: What to Expect at Apple's WWDC

It has been nearly nine months since Apple has held its last big event. In that time the company has suffered from some issues on Wall Street, been …