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Opening Lent, pope urges people to slow down, rediscover power of silence

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, leading Catholics into the season of Lent, urged people on Wednesday to slow down amid the noise, haste and desire for instant gratification in a high-tech world to rediscover the power of silence.<p>Pope Francis sprinkles ashes on a cardinal's head during the Ash …

Richard Branson's ABCs of Business

Throughout the year, the Virgin co-founder shared what he thinks are the essential elements to success.<p>If there’s one thing Richard Branson knows, it’s how to run a successful business.<p>Throughout last year, the Virgin founder shared what he thinks are the keys ingredients to building a successful …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

Sony Explains Long Wait for The Last Guardian, and Big Changes to Team Ico

PlayStation executive Shuhei Yoshida has discussed the changes to ICO and Shadow of the Colossus developer Team ICO, and has provided insight into how development on The Last Guardian has changed over the years.<p>Speaking during a GameSpot x Kinda Funny interview at E3 2015, Yoshida was asked about …

Journalism

Onboarding Employees: Waste of Time or Strategic Process?

Hiring and training a new employee is often just as stressful for managers as it is for the new hire. Preparing the necessary paperwork, outlining job responsibilities (especially if you're creating a new position), and making sure the employee knows the ins and outs of your company are all …

How successful people work less—and get more done

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the …

Time Management

Injecting fat into the knees 'eases osteoarthritis symptoms'

Injecting stomach fat into the knees of osteoarthritis sufferers reduced symptoms by 75pc in two thirds of cases, according to new research<p>Injecting stomach fat into the knees of osteoarthritis sufferers reduced symptoms by 75pc in two thirds of cases, human trials have shown.<p>Improvements of up to …

The skills you need for success in sales

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What skills are required to be successful in sales? Not sure how sales skills are evaluated but would be</i> …

Employment

7 Characteristics of Exceptional Business Professionals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Standout business professionals are resilient. They overcome challenges by developing the wisdom needed to surmount all the traumas, stress, shifts in responsibility and change the business world sends their way.<p>These exceptional business …

10 Behaviors You Never See in Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you spend decades working with executives and business leaders, you really can’t help but observe what works and doesn’t work over the long haul. One thing I’ve noticed, it’s not intrinsic characteristics or personal habits that …

VIP Orbit Reinvents Itself As Vipor CRM

One of the most important functions of a computer or mobile device, for many people, is managing contacts. More than just maintaining a database of names, email addresses, and phone numbers, though, contact management is about managing relationships. VIP Orbit has been my tool of choice for a few …

How To Take Control Of Your Mind And Focus Better

Doing a daily reflective practice can yield numerous health benefits. Dr. Dan Siegel, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center teaches us the "Wheel of Awareness" exercise. This exercises is a component of "Mindsight" which "describes our human capacity to perceive the mind of the self …

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. We do things intentionally or subconsciously that impede rather than advance our success. The first step in eliminating these destructive behaviors is acknowledging them. Here are eight of the most egregious:<p><b>1. Confusing busy with productive</b><p>“Don’t mistake …