• LIFE
    Dining Out for Life on April 27

    Some of Houston’s favorite restaurants are ready to feed foodies while also feeding the coffers of one of the city’s most important support services for those living with HIV/AIDS. About 50 restaurants are participating in 2017 Dining Out for Life program on April 27. The dining program benefits AIDS Foundation Houston, which provides services to […]

  • Got an idea? Competition to award would-be entrepreneurs

    It was Eddie White’s marketing teacher at Franklin High School that got him thinking about a path to entrepreneurship. Now, the sophomore at Michigan State University wants to help others chase their dreams by bringing a competition to provide some funding and services for one local start-up. White has launched the first-ever Jolt Competition and […]

  • SUCCESS
    Seven Methods to Help You Stay Focused

    How many things are vying for your attention right now? Your phone? Email? Slack? Twitter? That nagging to-do list that just seems to keep growing? Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it […]

  • STARTUPS
    Theranos says it has been mischaracterized in allegations the company faked tests

    Theranos secretly bought lab equipment through a shell company, faked tests and inappropriately pumped up its financial outlook to investors, according to allegations in recently unsealed court documents, first reported by the Wall Street Journal.Partner Fund Management LP, a hedge fund management firm which invested $96 million in Theranos filed the claim in Delaware Chancery […]

  • STARTUPS
    One Habit Multi-millionaires Have That You Need to Take Up

    When I launched The Pursuit and began interviewing leading entrepreneurs, bestselling authors, multi-millionaires and celebrities, I expected to find some commonalities. My guests — like Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, Rachael Ray and many more — employ thousands. In total, they are worth more than $850 million, and collectively they have written more than 20 […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Swap caffeine for stair-walking to boost energy, motivation

    Researchers from the University of Georgia found that sleep-deprived adults who walked up and down stairs at a regular pace for 10 minutes felt more energized and motivated than those who consumed 50 milligrams of caffeine – the equivalent to one can of soda. Study co-author Patrick J. O’Connor, of the Department of Kinesiology at […]

  • LIFE
    Lucy Hone Life is better with bounce

    Given I’m frequently asked about resilience, I thought I’d cover some fundamentals about what has become an often used but little understood term of the zeitgeist. Starting with a robust academic definition, the term resilience refers to our ability to persevere and adapt when things go awry, to overcome or steer through challenging circumstances. In […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Correction Mideast Entrepreneurs story

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a story April 22 about entrepreneurs from the Middle East, in a section about one Saudi woman who stands out, The Associated Press misspelled her name. She is Manar Alomayri, not Manal Dhod. A corrected version of the story is below: A mobile app to track school buses, […]

  • SUCCESS
    Pay Attention To Students’ Anxieties About Success

    Shutterstock Two recent articles about students’ reactions to the pressures of high school should be required reading for every parent, high school counselor, and college admission officer, as well as university trustees and presidents. They’re not the only signs that the college admission process has gotten out of hand (as if we needed more), but […]

  • STARTUPS
    SAP StartUp Studio doubles its India enrolment

    German enterprise software major SAP said that 16 new Indian startups will join its accelerator programme in Bengaluru this year. SAP StartUp Studio, a one-year mentorship programme, allows selected startups to access its technology and customer base, apart from providing training to help the respective business models work. Last year, it had on-boarded seven early-stage […]