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What are some of the best recruiting and hiring practices when founding a company? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights .

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We have a big pop culture-related question about Donald Trump. (No, not if he is “fired.” We’re mostly past “reality” TV and well into appalling reality.) Is Trump a political zombie?

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Mezze are small dishes usually served as starters. But from Falafel to Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, any of these recipes can be combined to make an unforgettable lunch or dinner spread. 1

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Travels With My Ant

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Homonyms are words that sound the same, but have different meanings.

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Before the RNC, the Fiscal Times declared that Trump was “not as much of a drag on the ticket as some feared.” After a bad month for the GOP nominee, I decided to test that argument, to see if that was still the case.

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The Battle of Aleppo has changed the parameters of bargaining between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Erdogan, forcing the tsar and the sultan into a position where they need each other equally. Erdogan’s about-face took a different turn in the wake of the military developments in Aleppo, which explains why Putin appeared more cautious when receiving Erdogan in St. Petersburg compared to his guest

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Every cloud has a silver lining. After losing at  Rio 2016 , Australian badminton player Sawan Serasinghe ditched his healthy diet to devour a ridiculously large McDonald’s meal.  The 22-year-old posted a snap of what appeared to be a 6,000-calorie junk food binge  on Facebook Saturday, and the photograph went viral. More..

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Sleep. It’s the five-letter word that can send some of us into frenzy-fueled insomnia

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In this strategy memo on why progressive Democrats and Empire-skeptic Republicans should do what they reasonably can to assist efforts to block the recently proposed Saudi arms deal, I will cover four points. 1

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I am having a hard time with the fact that my daughter is leaving very soon for college. She is my first and I feel like my heart is breaking. I can’t stand the idea that she is growing up and away.  More..

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From Goals To MITs

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Is it time to rethink the wisdom of goal setting? We’ve all been taught the value of setting goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound.

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From Goals To MITs

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Is it time to rethink the wisdom of goal setting? We’ve all been taught the value of setting goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound

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Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji – Stands Up For Them) More…

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Things can get frustrating for startups trying to raise funding. When no angel will invest you might find it impossible to secure any form of small business loan . There are plenty of loan companies out there, but what if they reject you too?

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Small business has grown all over the US. There are now 5.48 million incorporated self-employed in the US , according to the latest data. Yet this is the group that is driving global business forward.

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WASHINGTON ― Amid reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ’s campaign is in a fatal tailspin , his running mate, Mike Pence, defended Trump’s string of gaffes on Sunday and insisted the two could still win. “I couldn’t be more honored to be standing shoulder-to-shoulder with” Trump, Pence told host Chris Wallace on Fox News

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WASHINGTON ― Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, blamed the “disgusting” media for the candidate’s  tanking poll numbers and recent controversies  in a series of tweets and an interview Sunday morning.  “If the disgusting and corrupt media covered me honestly and didn’t put false meaning into the words I say, I would be beating Hillary by 20%,” Trump tweeted .  More…

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Fast, decentralized, and secure, the distributed ledger system known as a blockchain is taking the financial world by storm.

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Hillary Clinton’s religious background is more straightforward than Donald Trump’s (on Trump’s religious background, see last month’s blog post), but just as revealing of how well she will likely do this November with churchgoing voters. This is an especially important consideration in the part of the country located between Pittsburgh and the prairies, both because the presidential election will likely be decided there, and because it’s a place with many churchgoing people. Like Donald Trump, Hillary Rodham Clinton was an early baby boomer.

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NEW YORK ― An imam and a member of his congregation were shot dead on Saturday when a lone gunman opened fire as the two were leaving prayer services, according to multiple reports.  Witnesses heard several shots fired  near the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in Queens at about 1:50 p.m., according to the New York Daily News. The two men were found lying in a pool of blood and witnesses said they’d both been shot in the head. More..

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Lindsey and Will: Miami, August 2016

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Lindsey and Will, image from pre-wedding togetherness photo shoot done at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. I met Will, a passionate, highly talented Christian Poet, a few years ago in the streets of Wynwood and we soon adopted each other as Uncle and Nephew

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Living in New York City can be pretty rough. The rent is high, there are pretty much always huge piles of trash bags everywhere and if you live here long enough, you’re probably going to get bedbugs .

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Originally published 8/10/2016 in The Guardian. I’m a gun owner and Donald Trump doesn’t speak for me – or any of the gun owners I know. His suggestion on Tuesday that we “second amendment people” could take matters into our own hands if Hillary Clinton makes undesirable supreme court justice selections makes all gun owners look unhinged.

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Barbara Amaya: On Self Worth

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Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life insights on how they have been able to turn weakness into strength

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NEW YORK ― An imam and another man were shot on Saturday when a lone gunman opened fire as the two were leaving prayer services, according to multiple reports. One man was killed

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had my introversion mistaken for something else. It’s either mistaken as coldness, arrogance, or weirdness, just to name a few things.

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My God, things are bad behind the scenes. I wouldn’t want to be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump – the collapse might officially skip Obama’s final months in office, but it is coming, with mathematical surety – it is coming.

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When you look, what do you see?

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My friend and colleague, Mark Goblowsky recently started an amazing project, his Podcast, Strength Through Struggle . He has interviewed some great people and I was honored and fortunate enough to be interviewed this week. More..

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Founded in 2001 to bring together progressive activists to discuss ideas and strategies for building a better world, the World Social Forum was held in Montreal, Canada this past week in its North American debut. Montreal was chosen because of the “Maple Spring” protests in which tens of thousands were mobilized against tuition hikes and budgetary cuts, and which led ultimately to a tuition freeze and change in provincial leadership.

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Last year I spent two weeks traveling across South England, researching my Rick Steves England guidebook . At the same time, I collected lots of great ideas for this month’s TV shoot. For example, I fell in love with a tiny hamlet called East Dean, with a classic medieval village green and a darling little pub that rents rooms

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Move over, Taylor. There’s another Swift in town. Tay’s brother, 24-year-old Austin Swift, is set to star in Pierce Brosnan’s upcoming thriller, “I.T.” Austin plays a character named Lance in the movie, which comes out Sept.

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A federal judge on Friday overturned Brendan Dassey’s conviction in the death of Teresa Halbach. The 26-year-old Dassey, who was featured in the Netflix mini-documentary series “Making A Murderer,” was sentenced in 2007 on homicide and sexual assault charges to life without parole over the murder of Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. More…

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is not optimistic that he will be in charge of the Senate come November ― and Donald Trump , he implied, is not helping matters. McConnell told a civic group in Kentucky on Thursday that the chances of the GOP retaining control of the Senate were “very dicey,” the Associated Press reported . More..

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Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life insights on how they have been able to turn weakness into strength. A naked soul point of view of how their breakdowns were really a preparation for breakthroughs.

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Fascinating live chat yesterday with Martin Köppelmann, an Ethereum development expert and founder of the Gnosis prediction market, which is built atop Ethereum. Can the decisions of millions of strangers predict next week’s weather, or the next Super Bowl champ, or even whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will be spending the next 4 years in the White House.

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The small border traffic (a visa-free regime) between Russia’s Kaliningrad region and several northern counties in Poland was hailed as a success of the former Polish government of Donald Tusk working jointly, among others, with the city of Gdansk for rapprochement between people of both nations. The success was achieved regardless of “big politics”, but the visa-free regime has been currently suspended by Law and Justice government. Since 2012 both sides have enjoyed increased success in their social, economic and cultural relations.

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In what editors called an “ unprecedented but necessary ” move, The Daily Beast removed an article that some said “outed” closeted Olympians  from nations where it’s dangerous to identify as LGBT.  Nico Hines ’s story, “The Other Olympic Sport in Rio: Swiping,” sparked a backlash immediately after it was published Thursday. In the article, Hines ― who identifies as straight ― said he’d used Grindr, among other social apps, to research the dating and sex habits of Olympic athletes.  More..

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Despite a campaign where, to a great extent, the erratic and offensive behavior, intolerance and vulgarity is the message, there are some issues where Donald Trump has differentiated himself from most other Republicans as well as his Democratic opponent. His views on trade, efforts to, rhetorically at least, make the Republican Party the tribute of the white working man, and strong anti-immigrant views separate him from most of his vanquished GOP opponents

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Pakistan’s military commanders gathered this week to assess the impact of the massive bombing in Quetta that killed some 70 people and wiped out a generation of lawyers in the province of Baluchistan. They believed there was a sinister foreign-inspired plot that aimed to thwart their effort to root out political violence

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Regardless of your political stripe, I bet you agree that so far the 2016 US Presidential race has been a marathon of negativity and media churn. So as to avoid more of the same, here’s a positive polling opportunity for you–vote here for which candidate is going to be the BEST leader in these important areas..

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Leading cryptocurrency news outlet Bitcoin.com echoed my earlier reporting of Digital Currency Group’s Barry Silbert in a well written piece by reporter Jamie Redman. You can read their round-up of my claims here . My reporting on every aspect of that story is sound and well sourced.

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Are you working on yourself to get something? Today I want to talk about a very subtle but extremely important distinction to make for anyone who is on a personal growth path.

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Sometimes the most effective sales lessons can be learned from the most unlikely sources. Take your dog as an example

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Police are investigating whether a teenage tennis player was poisoned at Wimbledon .

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Danielle Resnick , The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) More…

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Thomas Kolster, Author, Speaker, Critic & Expert in Sustainable Communication More…

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McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Michael R. Hollander, PhD More..

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A new Star Trek may not take the streaming service CBS All Access beyond infinity, but the network is confident it will help convince a nicely profitable number of viewers to shell out six dollars a month.

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Book Review – Jackie K Cooper DAMAGES by Lisa Scottoline More…

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On Your First Day At A New School

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My oldest daughter will start Pre-Kindergarten in a couple days. She’ll be going to a different school than the daycare she’s attended the last few years.

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Last week in Virginia, a man was arrested on charges of posing as a doctor and prescribing phony cancer medication. The arrest is not an isolated incident. More..

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Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life insights on how they have been able to turn weakness into strength. A naked soul point of view of how their breakdowns were really a preparation for breakthroughs

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Crossposted from UN Women. More..

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Innovation is about making our world better and new. While there are some regions that are dealing with the speed and complexity of hyper-innovation, there are others that are struggling to integrate innovation in the most fundamental forms: clean water, reliable food sources, basic health care and safety from violence.

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The springboard for this post is an op-ed piece authored by Patrick J.

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Slumming

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Slumming obviously derives from the word slum, which refers to a form of beaten down housing usually occupied by those of modest means.

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Better Mental Health

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When policy-makers say that someone has fallen through the cracks, we attempt to explain a situation as something that we cannot control. As an elected representative, it is my responsibility to identify those cracks, and propose responsible solutions to repair those cracks and ensure that they do not splinter again.

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Dan Rather fired off a warning for those who say they disagree with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ’s rhetoric but still support him: “History is watching.” Rather, who was anchor of the “CBS Evening News” from 1981 to 2005, took to Facebook on Tuesday after Trump said “ Second Amendment people ” could deal with Hillary Clinton and the judges she appoints if elected ― comments many interpreted as a call to have her shot and killed.

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One of my millennial son’s is a mystery and a mover. Like Pope Francis he shares a love for the humble yet direct approach of St

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The New York Daily News used Wednesday’s front page to call on  Donald Trump  to abandon his presidential campaign, and urge the Republican Party to toss him out if he won’t go on his own.  The newspaper said the GOP presidential nominee was “ toying with political bloodshed ” on Tuesday when he said “ Second Amendment people ” could do something about Hillary Clinton and/or the judges she appoints, if she is elected president.   More…

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Just over an hour after his dominating win in the men’s 200 meter butterfly final on Tuesday night, Michael Phelps took home yet another Olympic gold medal with his teammates during the 4×200 Freestyle relay.

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Team U.S.A.’s Phillip Dutton, 52, won the bronze medal in the men’s individual equestrian eventing Tuesday in his sixth Olympic appearance, reported NBC. This was the third time Dutton made the U.S

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting gun rights supporters could assassinate Hillary Clinton, calling the GOP nominee a “pathetic coward” for making such a remark.  Speaking at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, Trump warned supporters that they’ll have few options if Clinton is elected and appoints justices to the Supreme Court.

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Shortly after  Donald Trump  suggested  “ Second Amendment people ” could stop Hillary Clinton from nominating Supreme Court justices, his campaign feverishly insisted he was in no way urging violence against the Democratic nominee. This would be a lot more convincing if the campaign didn’t still count as an adviser an individual who has actually called for Clinton to be executed

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By Véronique Hyland More…

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