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16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

Counterintuitive Advice For LinkedIn Users Part 3 - Stand Out And Promote

In Part 1 of this series, I focused on branding your profile and in Part 2 I discussed techniques for being found and using LinkedIn for research. In this final piece in the series, I share with you ways to differentiate your profile and maximize your hard work – repurposing it and getting others …

Successful Lives Vs. Successful Careers: A Rock Climber's Advice

Commencement speakers are considered to be successful and are supposed to give advice. So when I was asked to address the doctoral and master’s degree recipients at Kent State University this past weekend, I thought a lot about what success means to me and what I could tell them as they pursue …

Why You Should Never Wait For The Perfect Resume

A friend of mine told me a story about a Nike employee who was laid off not too long ago. Over 14 years, he had designed innumerable shoes, t-shirts and other apparel – including outfits for US Olympians. With a deep resume like that you’d think he’d get another design job quickly, but instead he …

17 Powerful Bodyweight Exercises For Strength And Speed

<i>By Dave Smith</i><p>Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn fat, they've been shown to improve athletic performance and build speed and power, too. Make those moves <i>explosive</i> and they can help build …

The 7 Best And Worst Criticisms From A Boss (And Why They Matter So Much)

From here forward, however, I’ll be sharing data and insights on business and leadership with the Forbes community directly as a contributor to the Entrepreneurs channel. In that light, I’d like to delve into one of our research topics that’s getting quite a bit of attention of late:<p>Feedback.<p>Our …

Want To Lose Weight? Less Exercise Is More

Think being pressed for time will hold back your weight loss? Think again, says a surprising study by researchers out of the University of Copenhagen. Participants in a 13 week trial who burned 300 calories per gym session lost 40% more weight than those who exercised for 60 minutes a day.<p>The study …

Fish Oil Could Boost Immune System, Study Suggests

Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil may have benefits beyond potentially boosting heart health -- they could also benefit the immune system, according to a new study in mice.<p>Researchers from Michigan State University and East Carolina University found that feeding fish oil high in the omega-3 fatty …