Bart Kendall

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Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Summer is nearly here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease.<p>Over the past decade, 75 cases have been reported in …

Disease

Genghis Khan's Surprising Approach To Learning Could Explode Your Business In 3 Simple Steps | Inc.com

If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as you think you know everything, that's the precise moment you're screwed.<p>But let's not kid ourselves. Whether you're running two businesses …

How to Install an Electrical Outlet from a Sub Panel

Setting up a new electrical outlet from a sub panel is a handy DIY job that can bring power to a garage workshop or basement.<p>Electrical work can be intimidating, but if you do your research and follow some basic safety measures, you can learn to wire for lighting, outlets, and more. Wiring an …

Home Improvement

How to Weather Strip a Door

Simple-to-install kits make it easy to stop annoying drafts<p>Lift the door by the doorknob to check for loose hinges. If the door moves upward, tighten …

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Feeling sluggish? Ditching these bad habits that drain your energy will help.<p>Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things …

7 Things Great Bosses Tell Their Employees Every Single Day | Inc.com

Ever wondered what the best bosses whisper to their employees to get them motivated and glad to be working every single day? Here's your chance to find out.<p>1. "I trust you."<p>These three words tell your employees that you believe in them, you believe in the work they're doing, and you know that …

Employment

8 ideas to transform your downstairs toilet

<b>It's usually the smallest room in the house, but that's no excuse for failing to make a statement with your cloakroom.</b><p>Style it with confidence, …

Ten Things Strong Leaders Do -- That Weak Ones Don't

Dear Liz,<p>My boss “Elaine” hired me in September to manage a technical writing team. I enjoy the job. Elaine is a good leader. Everything is great so far except for one thing.<p>My fellow supervisors don’t like my leadership style. It intimidates them, I guess. I call things the way I see them. What’s …

Self-help

To Lead, You Need Political Competence | Inc.com

A colleague of mine was recently appointed president of a major university. Over dinner, he told me that he doesn't do politics. He says he prefers to be objective and realistic. Get real! If you don't "do" politics you can't lead an organization!<p>Organizational life is messy and complicated, and …

‘I Did A Low-Carb Diet For 2 Weeks—Here’s How Much Weight I Lost’

This shockingly easy plan allowed wine AND cheese.<p>I've tried my fair share of weird weight-loss strategies, none of which I wind up maintaining long-term because of the crazy restrictions. But in the summer of 2015, my parents started their own journey on the low-carb diet, and after seeing each of …

Weight Loss

Exactly What I Ate To Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good

When Thomas Rupp was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he was stunned. Despite having a challenging career (he was working in corporate finance and for FEMA), he managed to exercise regularly, and he rarely ate fast food or sweets. Sure, he weighed 245 pounds, but at 6 feet tall that didn't seem so …

Nutrition

This Man Knows Why America Is Fat

Gary Taubes has been uncovering the truth about America's obesity epidemic for 15 years—but what does he eat to stay lean?<p>For decades, America has tried to fight its obesity epidemic through promoting low-calorie, low-fat diets and exercise as the keys to a lean body. But it hasn't worked; we're …

Why Leaders Should View Themselves as Servants

Show your employees you really care about each and every one of them. Success will follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

4 No-Nonsense Ways to Eliminate Friction between Management and Employees | Inc.com

I had a favorite cafe where I used to like to go to write these articles. It had a nice ambience, healthy foods, and good service. Then one day, it all changed. The tables were the same and the menu as well, but the smiling servers, the quick table service, and the attentive vibe were all gone. …

Time I

The food habits linked to early deaths

An estimated 45.4% of all deaths caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes are associated with eating either too much or too little of just 10 food categories, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The researchers based their estimates on a …

This Ancient Greek Technique Can Actually Double Your Memory, Say Scientists

Sherlock Holmes' 'Mind Palace' is real, and it actually works.<p>Trying to remember things can be difficult, we’re only human after all.<p>Well what if we …

Why the Best Leaders Never Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" Drucker simply defined them this …

Leadership

6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the more important your emotional intelligence becomes.<p>We're learning more every day …

Self-confidence

12 Tips on How to Make a Great First Impression, According to Executives | Inc.com

Whether it's a sales call, an interview, or chance meeting with someone you want to know better, there are things you can do to leave a positive and lasting first impression. Check out these quotes from a dozen executives who give their advice on how to do it.<p>1. Make a connection, not an impression.<p>…

Can Vitamin D3 Heal Autoimmune Diseases?

A major—far more than the standard recommended—dose of vitamin D3 could be one of the keys to treating the ever-skyrocketing incidence of autoimmune …

Neuroscience: The Mediterranean Diet Might Just Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Have you ever felt like what or how you eat often determines how you act, even if you don't intend for it to? That's because--like the age-old adage--we actually are what we eat. A recent study published in the American Academy of Neurology has shown that those who followed a Mediterranean diet …

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

How to Epoxy Voids in Wood, Make Your Own Kitchen Knife, Pour a Concrete Coffee Table and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Kitchen Knife</b><p>Jimmy DiResta needs a new kitchen knife. He could go buy one, or he could make one—from scratch. The …

How to Silence Your Noisy Hot Water Heater: Home Clinic

Flushing the sediment out of a water heater improves its efficiency and prolongs its life. Left in place, the gunk speeds corrosion. Home-repair pro Norman Becker gets to the bottom of that rumble in the basement.<p>Q: Our two-year-old gas-fired water heater knocks and rumbles while we use the hot …

6 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Sugar

Once you conquer those cravings there are a lot of perks<p>News flash: We're all dipped in honey and rolled in sprinkles. The average person shovels in 300 calories from added sugar every day, according to a report from the University of North Carolina. Roughly 20 percent of Americans exceed <i>700</i> …

Diabetes

40 Awesome Ways to Be an (Even) Better Leader | Inc.com

You're a good leader. You run a good organization. You have a good product and a good brand. You have good customer service. Your sales are good. You have good people on your team and a good culture. So if everything is so good, why are you unsatisfied?<p>My bet is that you have finally arrived at the …

Leadership

8 Things Smart People Never Reveal About Themselves At Work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

8 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave | Inc.com

It's tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn't be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options.<p>If you can't keep your best employees engaged, you can't keep your best …

The Fastest Way to Be a Hated Boss? Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Last year, I conducted a workplace survey and asked the question, "What is the <i>one</i> mistake leaders make more frequently than others?"<p>Before clicking on the link, can you guess what the top answer was? It's the basis for the rest of this article and the sentiment of hundreds of responses I …