Mohammad Sheikhizadeh

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12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Emotional Intelligence

Mueller team lectured by judge in Manafort case

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors were lectured by a federal judge on Wednesday for the language they’ve used in the courtroom and more, as the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort entered its second day.<p>U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III specifically told prosecutors to …

Paul Manafort

The 1 Retirement Danger No One Warns You About

Consider this your wakeup call.<p>Retirement can be a scary prospect if you go in unprepared. But what exactly does being prepared mean? You'll see …

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

The third is overwhelmingly the most popular -- and has nothing to do with money.<p>If you laid a timeline of human existence across a 100-yard football …

Economics

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Is it really a mistake to claim benefits early?<p>Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement …

Retirement

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be tough, but it’s essential in order to be successful.<p>Luckily, …

Do these 5 things right now to make sure you have enough money to retire

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now” by Ray LeVitre.<p>…

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

University of California

The Best Book On Retirement... Ever

<i>By</i> <i>Alexander Green</i><i>, Chief Investment Strategist, The Oxford Club</i><p>When I travel, I often find it convenient to call for an Uber. When it arrives, I …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

Regina Mustafa receives death threats in US mayor race

A candidate seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a US city says she won't let the threat 'derail' her.<p>A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving a death threat online.<p>Regina Mustafa, running for mayor in the city of …

CAIR

Iran urged by UN to respect environment activists after wildlife campaigner death

UN officials have urged the Iranian government to respect the work of environmental activists following the death in custody last week of wildlife campaigner, Kavous Seyed Emami.<p>Emami was buried on Monday, but several members of the organisation he founded, the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, …

Iran, Israel battle openly in race to define 'rules of the game'

The World<p>LONDON — The shift from covert attacks to open fighting between Iran and Israel illustrates that the regime in Tehran feels emboldened enough to confront and provoke its enemy, according to analysts.<p>Last weekend’s clashes involving an Iranian drone launched from Syria, a downed Israeli jet …

UN calls on Iran to stop 'surge' of juvenile executions

The UN human rights office has said Iran is the worst in the world when it comes to sentencing minors to death — a crime under international law. …

Human Rights

All 50 States Ranked for Retirement, From Worst to Best

Taking into account affordability, quality of life, and health care<p>On a global scale, the United States is 24th on the list of the best countries for …