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Day: August 5, 2015

8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day

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The choices you make every day can help you grow stronger and become better.

Just like people aren’t born with physical strength, no one is blessed with incredible mental strength at birth. Instead, mental strength is developed over time by individuals who choose to make personal development a priority.

In addition to avoiding the things that could hold them back, mentally strong people create healthy habits that assist them in growing stronger. Here are eight things mentally strong people do every day to strengthen their mental muscles:

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How Great Leaders Build Loyalty

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Your success as a CEO should be based on how many employees you’ve made smarter than you.

When I was 22 years old, my grandfather taught me one of the most important lessons I’ve learned about leadership. We had just grown our company to 6 people, and I remember I was scared out of my mind about how I was going to get my teammates to believe in me. I felt like I had no idea what I was doing, I was making all types of mistakes, and I worried about letting everyone down. Most of all, I wanted my team members to trust and stick with me through the journey.

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Taylor Swift credits Jay Z for Kanye West friendship

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Taylor Swift, Jay Z and Kanye West at The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, 2015. Photo / Getty Images
Taylor Swift, Jay Z and Kanye West at The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, 2015. 

American pop superstar Taylor Swift has credited rapper Jay Z with helping to mend the rift between herself and fellow muso Kanye West.

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Twitter May Be a Takeover Target, but Google Is Unlikely to Take It Over

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As markets closed yesterday, Twitter’s stock sank to its lowest level ever — a drop that raised speculation, yet again, that another company would take it over. At only a $19 billion market valuation, that’s not a surprise.

Neither is the other company most often cited as its obvious buyer: Google.

“At some point, it is just simple math that Google grabs it,” said one person close to the situation. “Why they haven’t yet is a mystery.”

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Lowassa presidential candidate under Ukawa

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Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe (2nd-L) with the party’s presidential aspirant, former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa (L), running mate Juma Duni Haji (3rd-L) and Zanzibar First Vice President Seif Shariff Hamad

 The coalition of four opposition parties popularly known as Ukawa has endorsed former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa as its presidential candidate in the October General Election.

The parties – Chadema, Civic United Front, NCCR-Mageuzi and National League for Democracy – also endorsed former Zanzibar Deputy Minister for Health Juma Duni Haji as presidential running mate.
Lowassa and Haji were endorsed through open ballot during Chadema’s National Convention held in Dar es Salaam yesterday.
Addressing the convention, the two candidates promised to conduct peaceful campaigns and called upon the government to refrain from using undue force and to allow the people to exercise their democratic right and vote for the candidate of their choice.
Chadema National Chairman Freeman Mbowe said that the country has for a long time now being demanding social, economic and political change and this year’s elections gives them the opportunity to achieve the change.
“We of Ukawa have agreed to file a single presidential candidate whose name has been approved,” he said.

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What could this be?

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So some people went to a party and they were served rice with whatever else this is on it. I don’t know if it is what I think it is but…can anyone guess what this could be? #coversface.

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6 Keys to Running a Successful Project

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New approaches, such as running your company and its projects using Lean Startup methodologies, lead to long-term success.

Eric Reis’ book The Lean Startup, teaches a methodology for getting to market faster cheaper, and more efficiently. The lessons from The Lean Startup apply to all corners of business and have dramatically changed how projects, from software builds, to new ice cream flavors, to the launch of marketing campaigns, are iterated.

But how do you put the agile methodologies The Lean Startup teaches successfully into play?

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