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How realizing your passion can change your life

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It’s time to change your life and start up your wildest dreams. Sure it will take hard work, perseverance and maybe even a little bit of luck, but realizing your calling is the first step. Its that moment when it suddenly hits you: theres something else out there for you. For these four people, realizing their dreams wasnt a slow burn but an explosion. Suddenly, they had to make a change. As the saying goes, “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” Watch in the videos below to discover how others experienced a moment […]

Airbnb offers free housing for refugees affected by Muslim travel ban

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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky speaks onstage during “Introducing Trips” Reveal at Airbnb Open LA on November 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.Image: Getty Images for Airbnb UPDATE: Jan. 30, 2017, 5:02 p.m. AEDT On Sunday evening, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky launched a web page to help connect those affected by the Muslim travel ban with accommodation. Hosts can now register their interest in offering free housing to impacted refugees and immigrants. Airbnb said it will help those affected by Donald Trump’s Muslim travel ban on Saturday, but is yet to share the fine print. The company’s cofounder and CEO Brian […]

Facebook releases ‘Town Hall’ feature to connect you to your local officials

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U.S. President Barack Obama greets the audience as he arrives at a town hall style meeting at Facebook headquarters on April 20, 2011 in Palo Alto, California.Image: justin sullivan/getty images Like it or not, Facebook has an impact on politics. The social network contributed to President Donald Trump’s successful election, as much as CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to lessen the blame on the rise of fake news. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s new ‘Trending Topics’ update is here now with less fake news More recently, Zuckerberg started to acknowledge Facebook’s role in politics, and on Monday the social network introduced its most […]

PayPal salutes the spirit of entrepreneurship

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The world of entrepreneurship is a tough one to crack. You know that to be a successful entrepreneur you must dream big, take risks and be prepared to fail. Countless budding entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality with the help of enablers such as PayPal providing a gateway to receive payments internationally. PayPal has been working to enable hundreds of thousands of local Indian businesses of all sizes to expand their businesses across borders, reach a global network of 192 million active customer accounts in 200 markets, and receive payments faster via PayPal for the goods and services they export. […]

Obama’s mic drop: A 56-page article for the ‘Harvard Law Review’

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President Barack Obama was busy in recent weeks, becoming the first sitting president to pen an article for the Harvard Law Review.Image: Sipa USA via AP While President-elect Donald Trump has spent his time recently tweeting about his disgust with Saturday Night Live and the alleged star power of his inauguration, outgoing President Barack Obama has been prepping a 50-page plus Harvard Law Review article on criminal justice reform. SEE ALSO: President Obama’s goodbye tour gets an official ‘farewell address’ The article, “The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform,” runs 56 pages in all and is part of the […]