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How To Write A Stellar LinkedIn Summary

Several years ago, I posted an article on the three steps to writing the perfect LinkedIn summary. A lot has changed since then. LinkedIn has made many updates and revisions, and they recently launched an entirely new interface. In addition, the world of work has evolved even more into a place …

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Healthy Movie Snacks

Are you headed to the movies this weekend? If you're convinced it’s going to cause diet downfall, you're wrong. There are healthy movie snacks that …

Snacks

50 Unforgettable Photos of Muhammad Ali

The greatest of all time.<p>Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay in 1942, was arguably the greatest boxer of all time. Ali passed away Saturday at the age of 74. Here we take a look back at some of the most powerful, memorable, fascinating photos of him ever captured.

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit of Happiness to Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

RORY MCILROY: How Nike's $200 million man spends his money

He only needs the 2015 Masters to complete the career Grand Slam.<p>He also has the makings of a pretty fantastic lifestyle off the course, with a lavish house in Florida, a $400,000 car, and much more.

Rory McIlroy

Why marketing is a great year-end tax write-off

Before I became obsessed with entrepreneurship and developing businesses (whether my own or someone else’s), there was a time when I spent the majority of my days performing risk management and insuring businesses as an insurance agent. At one point in my career, I insured nearly 300 businesses …

Jerry Jones Agonized For Months Over Not Drafting Johnny Manziel — Now It Looks Like One Of His Smartest Moves Ever

"I get madder, every day, about missin' him," Jones told Van Natta last summer.<p>Manziel was available when the Cowboys went on the clock with the 16th pick. Jones wanted to take him, but everyone else in the team's draft room didn't. They ended up taking Notre Dame offensive lineman Zack …

Here are my rules for avoiding burnout while building a business

For those entrepreneurs, CEOs, and executives who do not have bosses, it can be difficult to schedule and grow a business, especially if you can pick your schedule every day.<p>2013 was a busy year for me. I was working on STR, Mingle, C&M Group, and still trying to have a life with my friends and …

Ze Frank on the Web at 25: 8 things to expect next

<i>This article was taken from the March 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Dartmouth's StudentLife app can tell you if your mental health is hurting your grades

Not sure if you're depressed? Your smartphone may be able to clue you in. Researchers at Dartmouth have developed an Android app that keeps tabs on student behavior -- silently logging how long they sleep, the number of conversations they have, how much time they spend in class, at social events or …

The 25 Highest-Paid Coaches In College Football

While that may not be a surprise, some of the other names among the 25 highest-paid coaches may raise some eyebrows. As college football revenue continues to skyrocket, salaries for coaches continue to go up even at schools that are not traditional powerhouses.<p>USAToday.com has compiled the annual …

Compensation

Obama: Deal cuts off paths to bomb

President Barack Obama on Saturday night welcomed the agreement between world powers and Iran as “an important first step toward a comprehensive solution” on Iran’s nuclear program, as critics began expressing doubts about the deal, which slightly eases sanctions while requiring new concessions …

Associated Press News

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Stanford University

The last great American prizefighter

<b>HE IS STANDING</b> in a jewelry store that caters to the top sliver of the top one percent, wearing nearly $3 million in platinum and diamonds around his …

Texas A&M mum on Johnny Manziel

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Johnny Football was the elephant in the room Tuesday at Texas A&M.<p>The seventh-ranked Aggies head into Saturday's season …

Sean Lee and Dallas Cowboys Agree to 6-Year Contract Extension

Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Sean Lee has shown flashes of greatness since being drafted by Jerry Jones and Co. in 2010. On Wednesday, Dallas ensured that Lee will start getting compensated like one of the best linebackers in the NFL.<p><b>UPDATE: Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7:56 p.m. ET</b><p><i>The Star …

Checking in on Victor Cruz's Foot Injury

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz gave Giants fans and fantasy football general managers alike a big scare when he sustained an injury to his left foot Sunday night against the Colts.<p>Will Cruz be back to fighting shape in time for the Dallas Cowboys and regular-season opener?<p>Tune into the …

Football (U.S.)

Who Is Miami Heat's Biggest Threat to 3rd Straight Title?

With the Miami Heat coming off back-to-back championships, which team has the best chance of thwarting their three-peat chances?<p>In an improving Eastern Conference, several challengers stand in the way of the Heat accomplishing such a feat.<p>The first club that comes to mind is the Indiana Pacers. …

Chris Paul named NBA players' union president

The National Basketball Players Association has a star as its new president.<p>Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was elected NBPA president on Wednesday at the union's summer meeting in Las Vegas. Paul, who previously was an NBPA vice president, now is charged with stabilizing the players' …

NSA illegally collected thousands of emails before Fisa court halted program

The secretive court that oversees surveillance programs found in 2011 that the National Security Agency illegally collected tens of thousands of emails between Americans in violation of the fourth amendment to the US constitution.<p>The foreign intelligence surveillance (Fisa) court ruling stemmed …

Rangers rumors: Texas mulling options in wake of Nelson Cruz suspension

The Rangers may look to add an outfielder through the waiver wire now that Cruz is out, but are going forward with internal options for the time being.<p>The Texas Rangers are talking to other teams about acquiring an outfielder in the wake of Nelson Cruz's 50-game suspension, but are moving forward …

Official NCAA store set up to profit off player names

This seems fair.<p>It all started when ESPN's Jay Bilas tweeted this out:<p>Ahh yes, so Johnny Manziel isn't allowed to profit from his name or likeness, but his protectors at the NCAA can funnel player name searches to the appropriate "student-athlete" merchandise. Thank goodness for the pillars of …

Vince Young: 'Happy to be here'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Vince Young will have less than a month to show whether he can compete for the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback position. But …

Causora Promotes Philanthropy By Matching Donations With Spa Gift Cards

What if you could donate to charity, and get your money back in full? It seems like there would be a catch, but that’s exactly what Causora is doing. The startup, which launched its platform a month ago, allows users to donate to nonprofit organizations and receive matching rewards in gift …

NSA leaks: US and Britain team up on mass surveillance

Twelve years ago, in an almost forgotten report, the European parliament completed its investigations into a long-suspected western intelligence …

Amazon is staffing up for its $600 million cloud for spooks

You can now add “spymaster” to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s various titles. On Friday June 14, a US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report elaborated on previous reports that Amazon had won a $600 million contract to build a “private cloud” for the CIA. (The GAO report was generated when IBM, …

McCaul wants NSA transparency

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee plans to push the intelligence community to share more information about secret data-collection programs with a broader swath of Congress.<p>“There needs to be a little more transparency of what the [National Security Agency] is doing with all …