caption Marie Forleo’s multimedia company, with a focus on entrepreneurship lessons, has hundreds of thousands of fans all over the world. source Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Marie Forleo is a life and business coach with hundreds of thousands of followers, many of whom pay for her classes. At the start of her career, she had a brief stint in finance and then media before starting her own business, which she supported by bartending and teaching dance classes. She said that having creative control over all of her products is of utmost importance, and she’s turned down deals for that reason. For Marie Forleo, this is success: “I like who I am as a person. I love how we do business. There’s nothing that I would be ashamed of people knowing. I love our team. I love everything we do.” Forleo is a life and business coach with an audience numbering in the hundreds of thousands, and for an episode of Business Insider’s … [Read more...] about Business coach Marie Forleo explains how she created her dream job and got hundreds of thousands of fans
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caption David Sedaris, author of books including “Calypso.” source Ingrid Christie “Calypso” author David Sedaris is an award-winning, bestselling author and performer best known for his hilarious, and often poignant, personal essays. He said that even if he hadn’t sold millions of books, he would still write every day. He explained how he built a career by not compromising, but rather embracing, his personality and interests. David Sedaris has built a career on sharing his life through essays. He writes about everything, from the death of family members to his love of picking up garbage, and his performances are both heart wrenching and hilarious. His comedy albums have been nominated for Grammys, and his books have sold more than 10 million copies. And while he likes the attention, it’s never been what drives him. “I’m just compelled to write … And … [Read more...] about Millions of readers love David Sedaris for his hilarious, poignant essays — but he says he’s just being himself
Follow our new CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more trending stories and videosSINGAPORE: Hands up, if you have fantasised about working from the couch at home or breaking free from the stifling nine-to-five routine. No more waking up at an insanely early hour. No mad rush for the bathroom. And certainly no need to brave the crushing crowd at peak hours on the MRT or bus. Working from home and other formal flexible work arrangements (FWAs) – such as part-time and flexi-time work, staggered hours, job sharing and compressed work weeks – certainly look rosy to employees. And healthier, too. Peak-hour commuting, one of the biggest bugbears for office workers, has been found to increase levels in blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol as well as heightened anxiety and depression risks. Not a good way to start your day.In fact, commuting is such a disliked activity that a 20-minute increase in travelling time is perceived to be as bad for job … [Read more...] about Working from home sounds like a dream come true – but is it really for you?
caption First Lady Melania Trump speaks at a luncheon for governors’ spouses in the Blue Room of the White House on February 26, 2018. source Getty Images/Mark Wilson While her husband has sought out a very public life, first lady Melania Trump has chosen to remain fairly private. She spends a lot of her time caring for their 12-year-old son Barron, calling herself a “full-time mom.” Since moving to the White House last June, Trump has also taken on the many duties required of first ladies, from decorating the residence to planning official events. Deviating from her usual schedule this week, the first lady had surgery at Walter Reed Hospital on Monday to treat a benign kidney condition. Here’s what Trump’s daily routine at the White House is usually like: Trump rises not long after 5:30 a.m., when her husband wakes up. The couple sleeps in separate bedrooms. Source: The Washington Post Trump then gets their 12-year-old … [Read more...] about A look inside the daily routine of first lady Melania Trump, who eats 7 pieces of fruit a day, is a ‘full-time mom’, and is finally stepping into the spotlight as first lady
Daymond John grew his clothing line FUBU from a few sewing machines in his mother’s house into a $350 million company. In 2009 he became one of the original celebrity investors on the hit TV show “Shark Tank.” He’s invested millions in a variety of companies, written books, and opened a coworking space in Manhattan. His newest title, “Rise and Grind,” looks at examples of people who succeeded despite the odds. Daymond John grew up in Queens, New York, where he dreamed of making clothes for the coolest, most famous rappers. That dream became a reality in the 1990s when FUBU became one of hip-hop’s hottest brands. He started off with nothing, turning his mom’s house into a factory, using graffiti as marketing, and talking his way on to the sets of music videos. John built FUBU into a global brand that brought in $350 million in annual sales at its peak. In … [Read more...] about Daymond John reveals how he started a $350 million business out of his mom’s house, became a ‘Shark Tank’ star, and gained a new perspective after beating cancer