Ahmad Johari

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The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

Israel

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

World’s Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince

LOUVECIENNES, France — When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home,” and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set in a 57-acre landscaped park. But for all the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even if Everything Is Falling Apart Around You

I was told I would never walk again.<p>Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. …

Motivation

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today

Be honest with yourself about the directions you're taking in this world.<p>Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling …

Happiness

1 Small Way to Improve Employee Communication (That Makes a Big Difference)

Employees say their companies often get this wrong. Here's how to make it right.<p>Ask employees what they would like to change about internal communication, and one factor always makes the top of the list: <b>timing</b>.<p>According to employees, companies get timing wrong in two ways. First, some information …

Employee Engagement

9 Best 1-Minute Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Oprah Winfrey

We can learn a trick or two from three of the world's most successful business icons.<p>We all love those useful positive psychology and neuroscience mind hacks that help us use our brains more effectively. Yeah, it's a thing -- books and blogs have been written about mind hacks.<p>We can also learn a …

Oprah Winfrey

13 ways successful people get more done than the average person

You won't ever get to where you want to be if you can't get things done consistently. Whether it is a New Year's resolution or a new life direction, …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers</i> …

personaldevelopment

One Surprisingly Simple Rule that Will Make Your Goals Happen Faster

Like many people, Angel and I spent years struggling to make even the slightest bit of progress on the goals we had set for ourselves.We started new …

Junk Food

50 ways to accelerate weight loss

The average man’s body houses 43.2lbs of fat. And at any one moment, that number is either increasing or decreasing—it’s never stagnant. Spend more …

Here's Why the Army Told Soldiers to Cut Down on Energy Drinks (and You Should Too)

Research on 1,200 deployed soldiers shows just how bad they can be.<p>Here's Why the Army Told Soldiers to Cut Down on Energy Drinks (and the Rest of Us Should, Too)<p>Do you drink energy drinks such as Red Bull or Monster, or energy "shots" such as 5-Hour Energy? How many do you drink a day? If the …

U.S. Army

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

Productivity

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

10 intense weight loss workouts under 10 minutes

In order for weight-loss workouts to be effective, they need to be metabolic so you supercharge your body’s ability to burn fat. The sweet spot? …

Workouts

Total Body Strength Circuit Workout

This total body circuit workout targets every muscle in your body with dynamic compound exercises as well as muscle-specific moves. This short, …

So You Want to Write Your Own Program

<b>Many trainees do not understand how to set up a training program themselves,</b> so they follow any plan that comes along, bouncing from one idea to the …

10 Time Management Secrets of Highly Productive People

Have you ever felt as if there is just too much going on? Not enough hours in the day? Can't seem to find the time between the kids, work and other commitments? Trying to accomplish everything can be difficult and even overwhelming.<p>How do the most successful people -- those who have even more on …

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

Big Data

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Inventions

How This Old School Brand Grew Its Audience by 171 Million People

Partnerships are the best way to generate buzz far beyond the four walls of your business<p>Consistently reaching new audiences is essential for any brand--especially for a startup. As the founder of a startup, and working with many of them on a daily basis, I know this can be very challenging--as …

Marketing

This Long-Forgotten Training Method Will Help You Get In the Best Shape Of Your Life

A small group of elite trainers have sworn by this cardio tactic since the 1980s. Now it’s your turn to try it<p>You’ve probably never heard of John Patrick O’Shea. Google him and you may read about how he survived a 60-foot fall into Mount St. Helens—and not about how he created one of the world’s …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Motivation