Remi Rosmarin, provided by Published 12:50 pm CST, Friday, March 1, 2019 The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. International Women's Day (IWD) is soon approaching, landing on Friday, March 8 this year. The day marks a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. It's also a day meant to remind us all to keep working toward gender equality. While there may be no long-held International Women's Day traditions — at least, not yet — that doesn't mean you can't find your own little ways to pay homage to the inspiring women around us. It's the perfect excuse to treat your self to a new read, particularly one that is written by a strong female author. Show your support and get inspired this International Women's Day with one of these nine memoirs written by women: "The Electric … [Read more...] about 9 incredibly inspiring memoirs written by women to add to your reading list
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caption My husband, Heath, and our dog, Coco, during the 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. “victory hour.” source Courtesy of Susie Moore. Susie Moore is an entrepreneur and life coach who runs her own business. For years, she’s woken up between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. After reading Robin Sharma’s book, “The 5 a.m. Club,” she challenged herself to start waking up at 5 a.m. and following Sharma’s best practices. In two weeks of sticking to the plan, she found she was getting enough sleep, accomplishing more than ever, and building healthier habits throughout the day. “The early morning has gold in its mouth.” – Benjamin Franklin A couple of weeks ago, I got my hands on “The 5 a.m. Club” by Robin Sharma. A fan of his work (bestseller “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” is my go-to gift for friends), I was enthused to read it despite thinking a 5 a.m. start could never apply to … [Read more...] about After years of sleeping in, I started waking up at 5 a.m., and I’m blown away by how it changes my day
January is the perfect time to banish bad financial habits and get clever with your cash. Here the Money Mail team gives its top tips for how to save — and make — money in 2019. 1 Gather all your paperwork and make a note of every important financial anniversary in a diary. This includes your home and car policy renewal dates, vehicle tax, MoT, breakdown cover, TV licence, fixed-rate savings accounts, mortgage, energy tariff and broadband deals. It means you’ll never miss a deadline or pay over the odds for anything. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next The London-listed stocks targetted by short-sellers:... What you must know to plan your finances this year: From... Alan and Jenny win four year fight with easyJet for £500... THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: My tips to protect you in 2019 if... Share this article Share 2 Stick up for yourself. Don’t be afraid of complaining if you feel you have been wronged. You never … [Read more...] about 30 clever ways to transform your fortunes in 2019
At the end of last year, POLITICO Magazine asked historians if 2017 had been the craziest year in American politics. That was before 2018, when several of President Donald Trump’s onetime cronies were indicted for financial crimes, when rapper Kanye West delivered a soliloquy in the Oval Office and when an accidental alert had Hawaii residents convinced nuclear missiles were inbound for a full 38 minutes. That was before one midterm election and three government shutdowns, before the Trump administration ordered migrant children be separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and before the president’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It was before the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, and before 13 federal agencies issued a dire report on climate change that the White House attempted to bury. How will history remember this wild year? Which events were significant and which were distractions? POLITICO Magazine asked the smartest historians we know … [Read more...] about What Will History Books Say About 2018?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Books Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Books | Bottleneck at Printers Has Derailed Some Holiday Book Sales Supported by Books News ByAlexandra Alter Dec. 23, 2018 This year has been, much to everyone’s surprise, a blockbuster for the publishing industry. Despite the relentless news cycle, readers have bought books in droves. Hardcover sales are up, and unit sales at independent bookstores have risen 5 percent. Multiple titles — Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s “The President Is Missing” and Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” — have passed the million-copy mark, while there is also a surprisingly strong appetite for literary fiction. But what should be good news for publishers, agents and authors has created headaches during the crucial holiday sales season, as … [Read more...] about Bottleneck at Printers Has Derailed Some Holiday Book Sales