Amy Kellen

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A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

HIIT

This is the new 'giant sucking sound' you hear. It's changing the economy and disrupting politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> To understand two of the most volatile currents in modern politics, the best place to start is with a fundamental shift in the geography of economic opportunity.<p>Reversing the pervasive urban decline of 20th century's final decades, opportunity is once again flowing into the urban cores of …

Income Inequality

Ex-teacher gets $500,000 settlement from Montgomery County schools

A former teacher at Montgomery County High School has received a $500,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging the board of education and ousted …

Overcome Resistance to Change with Two Conversations

Across industries and sectors, the track record for organizational change is bleak. Research finds that anywhere from 50%–75% of change efforts fail. And for those that do succeed, many don’t achieve the goals of the original vision. Why is change so hard?<p>Usually, figuring out the right answer is …

This quick communications checklist could improve your work life

Speaking freely isn’t easy and it isn’t always wise, particularly at work. Theoretically, people want to communicate. But in reality, exchanging our thoughts can feel dangerous—sometimes with good reason.<p>Researchers from the UK’s Hult International Business School spent two years studying 60 …

Business School

How To Create Change When You're Not In Charge

What does the name Thomas Wilson mean to you?<p>Probably not much. But over a decade ago, this young man created a groundswell of change in a massive Federal organization that altered thousands of lives for the better; including mine.<p>How did he do it? And what can we learn from his story about …

Leadership

10 Stuffed Avocado Recipes You're About To Start Craving

By<p>Photograph courtesy of Kitchen Trial And Error<p>Avocados: they’re not just for guacamole. Proof? These 10 delectable blogger recipes, all featuring avocados scooped and loaded with delicious fillings, perfect for lunch, dinner and everything in between.<p>Photograph courtesy of Grok Grub<p>Smoked Salmon …

50 of the Most Wildly Popular Halloween Ideas on Pinterest

If you don't already love this holiday, you will now.<p>We scoured millions of ideas on the Internet so you don't have to. Just a warning: If you don't already love this holiday, you will now.

31 vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the early 1940s

His archive has been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater, Indiana University, which has given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>These images give a glimpse into what everyday life in Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown was …

Manhattan

Your Foul Mouth Proves That You’re Smart, Says Science

Fluent use of profanity can be a sign of an articulate nature and a deep intelligence, say researchers from two separate studies. So, the next time you find yourself unleashing a string of f-bombs next to a set of raised eyebrows, take comfort in knowing mom did not (necessarily) create a …

Linguistics

JJ Abrams hints Darth Vader is Star Wars: The Force Awakens 'martyr'

Film-maker expands on idea that Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren might be something of an Anakin Skywalker fanboy in new episode of long-running space opera<p>JJ Abrams has hinted that Darth Vader could be a “martyr” figure who inspires a new generation of evil in the upcoming Star Wars film, The Force …

Macroeconomics

What is 'Macroeconomics'<p>Macroeconomics is a branch of the economics field that studies how the aggregate economy behaves. In macroeconomics, a …