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Making bold choices: how Latifa became an advocate against child marriage

If you walk around Gopalganj in southern Bangladesh, you might spot an adolescent girl eagerly knocking on doors. Her name is Latifa.<p>For the last few …

Marriage

46 House Republicans join Democrats in backing a US military study on climate-change threats

President Trump has been highly dismissive of the long-term threat of climate change, to the point of recently pulling the U.S. out of the Paris international climate change accord. But not so Defense Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis and many other defense experts.<p>During his Senate confirmation …

Climate

Establishing an Online Presence for Your Business

Establishing an online presence for your business is crucial in today's world. But you can't simply create a website, whip up some content, and then sit back expecting to get ranked in the search engines.<p>Not only do you want to rank, you need to rank on page one for your targeted terms. Out of the …

The Future Of Space Travel: Is Mercury Next?

The €1.65 billion BepiColombo spacecraft is now being unstacked for final tests after being displayed in its launch configuration to the world’s …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

The Workplace
Donald Trump

Want to Be a Better Salesperson? Start Practicing This 1 Crucial Skill

Sales pro Anthony Iannarino reveals how to develop the one sales trait that rules them all.<p>There are a lot of books that explore the essential traits and skills of highly successful salespeople. You can probably quickly call out a list of the qualities that they endorse--a strong focus on the …

Self-improvement

Start-ups take the talent

One of the core principles of the economy is that risk and reward must be in balance. Joining a new company usually means smaller salary for the …

Careers

3 Steps to Overcome Your Negative Self-Talk

“I’m good enough. I’m smart enough. And – doggone it – people like me!”<p>If that’s what comes to mind when you think about positive self-talk, you might be missing out on a key factor that can increase your success in business and in life in general.<p>In a recent interview with former Navy SEAL, …

Self-improvement

Why most people will never be successful

"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

Your Life’s Work Will Probably Not Pay Off Immediately. And That’s Okay

The opposite of overnight success is overnight failure. Stop looking for shortcuts. They build weak and unstable foundations.<p>Some people have trained …

Self-improvement

Overcoming These 7 Challenges Will Make You More Successful

Don’t let these common obstacles hold you back from reaching your full potential.<p>It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. …

Self-improvement

Self-made millionaire: 3 ways that talking to yourself can help you succeed

In order to be successful, you may want to try talking to yourself.<p>It sounds strange, but I've found that positive self-talk can help a person's …

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything)

The formula for improved performance in any aspect of your life is actually quite simple.<p>We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us …

Self-improvement

U.S. job growth slows, but wages rebound strongly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages pointed to sustained labor market momentum that sets up the economy for stronger growth and further interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve this year.<p>Nonfarm payrolls rose by 156,000 jobs …

11 Geeky Soaps to Level Up Your Hygiene

Everyone remembers at least one family member who had a little bowl of decorative soap in the bathroom that you <i>absolutely could not use.</i> At the time, …

Star Wars

15 tips for losing weight and keeping it off in 2017

<b>Ever wondered why losing weight and keeping it off in the new year is so hard?</b><p>Starting a health and fitness drive just after the new year more often …

Fitness

Microsoft launches a new cloud platform for connected cars

Microsoft isn’t building its own connected car — but it is launching a new Azure-based cloud platform for car manufacturers that want to use the cloud to power their own connected-car services. The new Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform will go live as a public preview later this year.<p>“This is …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

With the New Year comes new expectations: that you'll be productive and energized and motivated all the time. Go you!<p>This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>…

Procrastination
Carlos Ghosn

Repealing Obamacare could cost 3 million jobs, study finds

Congress has another reason not to roll back Obamacare too quickly: New research suggests that repealing two major provisions of Obamacare without replacing them right away could cost the nation 3 million jobs and trigger negative economic impacts that would extend far beyond the health care …

ObamaCare

20 Brilliantly Simple Business Ideas Designers Can Start From Home

Making money as a designer is a good thing, but sometimes you want to step out on your own and do something different — a side hustle, if you will. …

T-shirts

A 'Bulletproof' Method For Staying on Track

It's hard to stay innovative while you're trying to focus on the core business. The Bullet Journal is one approach that may just help.<p>As we start 2017, a number of entrepreneurs out there are working off of the list of things they'd do or not do differently this year. From growing key metrics in …

Productivity

This is the single best diet for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

The way we think about diets is undergoing an important shift.<p>We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating lifestyle changes that stick.<p>To help people sift through the noise and find science-backed plans that work for years rather than weeks, US News & …

Diets

7 Insightful Tips for Succeeding as a Senior Executive Leader

Succeeding as a senior executive leader requires empowering the team and articulating the vision.<p>Having worked with outstanding leaders as a Navy SEAL in combat and built high-performing teams in the business world, I have developed unique insights into the leadership qualities necessary for being …

$3.8 billion Slack's chief marketing officer quietly stepped down after less than two years

Slack's head of marketing has quietly stepped down after two years on the job, leaving a key position at the $3.8 billion startup unfilled just as it faces tough new competitors.<p>Bill Macaitis, a tech industry veteran and former Salesforce and Zendesk executive who was hired as Slack's first Chief …

Startups

5 Hidden functions of Mac you did not know

Your News Ticker | October 25, 2016<p>Mac OS X debuted back in 2001, and during that time has become very popular OS. Apple operating system is very …

Mac App Store