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Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Leadership

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men | Inc.com

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have increased to three to four times higher than the female suicide rate. Men are twice as likely as women …

Self-improvement

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence

Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility<p>The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other …

Artificial Intelligence

The new nationalism

WHEN Donald Trump vowed to “Make America Great Again!” he was echoing the campaign of Ronald Reagan in 1980. Back then voters sought renewal after …

Geopolitics

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The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

8 Disturbing Facts About Monsanto's Evil Twin—The Chemical Fertilizer Industry

What do you know about the worldwide chemical fertilizer industry? If you're like most people, not much.<p>There's plenty of press coverage and consumer …

Agriculture

7 foods that can help fight seasonal allergies

Ah, glorious spring. Birds are happily chirping, plants are sprouting, and that mountain of snotty tissues by your desk is growing exponentially—at least if you have allergies. But before you restock your supply of allergy meds and tissues, try rethinking your diet instead. (Take back control of …

Wellness

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

Canada's Newest Thrill Ride is a Single-Rail Roller Coaster Built into a Mountain

There's a new single-rail coaster that brings riders through 4,600 feet of stunning nature.<p>Roller coasters are great, but for the majority of them, …

Recreation

This Is the #1 Renovation You Should Make Before Selling Your Home

Fix up this one room, and you're ready to go on the market.<p>After buying and selling hundreds of properties over the years, you could say that Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV's <i>Income Property,</i> knows a thing or two about real estate.<p>According to McGillivray, who recently teamed up with Owners.com to …

Steve Case: What Leaders Need To Know About The Next Wave Of Tech

I spoke to Steve Case, one of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, about how Alvin Toffler inspired his leadership views, what the third wave of the Internet means for business leaders, which business sectors will be the most impacted by it, how companies can embrace the changing nature of …

Innovation

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

The Surprising Lesson Tupac Teaches Struggling Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twenty years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still making music.<p>Can someone explain how that's possible? Seriously. He's produced 15 albums --10 of them posthumously.<p>In a period of five years from 1992-1996 he created a dozen albums, …

Entrepreneurship

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Research

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

Basketball

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business
Corruption

Fitness: 10 lesser-known reasons to work out

Despite the myriad of benefits associated with regular physical activity, most of the spotlight is reserved for weight-loss success stories. But …

How do children learn to form healthy social bonds?

Toddlers may be ever-so-adorable but they can also be frustratingly poor at listening and respecting other people’s feelings. So how are they able to grow into social butterflies a decade or two later, often capable of extraordinary friendship, loyalty, and perceptiveness?<p>While social development …

Psychology

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match | Women's Health

1. You're Both Positive<p>Sure, this one might not come as a surprise, but studies show that a positive outlook and a few genuinely exchanged smiles a day can go a long way in keeping a relationship stable. Researchers from the University of Chicago found that when just one partner possesses a high …

3 ways to go broke in the stock market

If you want to build a big nest egg for retirement, it's hard to beat the stock market as a wealth-building tool. Investing in the market isn't a guaranteed way to make money, though: If you aren't smart about it, you can lose all of your money in it — or even more than that!<p>Here are three ways to …

Investing

The dark side of your star sign: arrogant, bullying Leo. Envious Pisces. Fickle, lazy Libra. A wickedly provocative astrology book reveals the bad habits... so how do you fare?

• <b>New book shows not only the traits of each sign but also their downfalls</b>• <b><br>Includes lists of the 'deadly sins' each sign is most likely to suffer …

7 Maps That Explain The United States' Strategy

What is striking about American strategy is its paradoxical nature: The fact that each solution to a threat poses a new threat.<p>Since its birth, the United States has sought to defend itself. The US approaches each threat with a constant outward movement of attention and resources… and now, it …

Geopolitics

Biodegradable algae water bottles provide a green alternative to plastic

Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at …

One of the top hedge funds of 2016 is betting on a crisis that blindsides everyone

"I do think there will be a banking crisis in Japan," McConaghy told Business Insider.<p>And according to him, it will likely be a global event too.<p>He said:<p>We have seen Japan have banking crises in the past without destroying global economic trends, but at this moment I think the emerging market …

Markets

China's Pivot To Latin America: Beijing's Growing Security Presence In America's Backyard

China’s extremely ambitious efforts under Xi Jinping to extend its reach around the globe and to put its economic clout to work aggressively pursuing its strategic goals have had considerable impact on Latin America. As I’ve written previously, the nature of Chinese economic engagement with Latin …

China