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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Redefining ROI: What Real Return Looks Like for Social

Return on investment is (still) the social media marketer’s biggest challenge.<p>For years marketers have tried to tie tweets to sales, attribute …

6 trends that are changing the face of UX

When I started my UX career, the iPhone didn’t exist. I was wireframing screens for car navigation systems using PowerPoint. User experience …

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Empathy Mapping: A Guide to Getting Inside a User’s Head

<i>“Well, as a user, I wouldn’t do that.”<br>“Our users aren’t going to worry about that.”<br>“It’s my project. I know what users think.”</i>We’ve all heard …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

4 Mistakes That Kill Crowdsourcing Efforts

Back in 2011, crowdsourcing was fueling an explosion in open innovation. At that time, most Fortune 500 firms had launched crowdsourcing initiatives or partnered with startups in order to access outside innovators or co-create with customers. The providers of crowdsource solutions had their heyday. …

The 5 Most Powerful Sales Techniques

Here are five simple yet incredibly powerful sales techniques that are responsible for over $1 billion in sales.<p>At business conferences I speak at, I often get asked, "<i>If you had just five techniques you could use to improve a sales process, what five techniques would you use more than any …

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

Time Management

Three Things Every CMO Should Know About Brand Content

Thought Leadership

Consumer Trust Is Evolving in the Digital Age

As the recent rise in spending on influencer marketing suggests, the methods and sources consumers use to vet products online is undergoing a …

Mobile Captures More Than Half Of All U.S. Internet Advertising Revenue For The First Time Ever, Total Digital Ad Spend Hits a Landmark $72.5 Billion in 2016

While Mobile Ad Revenue Soars to All-Time High of $36.6 Billion, Digital Video Surges to a Record $9.1 Billion, According to 2016 IAB Internet …

Digital Advertising

The biggest lies that digital marketers tell themselves

Editor's note: this is a transcript of a keynote speech that The Drum Promotion Fix columnist Samuel Scott delivered today at 3XE Digital in Dublin, …

Marketing

Welcome to the Age of Snapchat

The world of social media moves fast. Only seven years ago, we were proclaiming the “Age of Facebook,” and now, the social network faces a new …

10 email subject lines you should never type again

Most of us are bombarded by hundreds of email messages every day, adding up to hundreds of thousands of messages that we — and the people we're trying to reach — have to filter through every year. The sheer volume is enough to make even the most organized person want to declare email bankruptcy.<p>You …

10 rules for writing emails that always get a reply

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>If you have a job -- or go to school, or just breathe -- in 2017, you probably rely on email to get things done. And while you've probably been emailing for a good part …

Want to Train Yourself to Succeed? Science Says These 3 Things Matter Most

A National Science Foundation-funded review of 61 success studies found these three things cited over and over again.<p>Henry Ford once famously said: "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."<p>It's a pithy quote (Ford was a quote machine), but now, just over 70 years …

What the Six-Day War Tells Us About the Cold War

In the 70 years since the United Nations General Assembly approved a plan to divide British Palestine in two—a Jewish state and an Arab one—the …

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

How to Write an Ecommerce Product Page That Converts at 26%

High conversion rates have become somewhat of a myth.Some people talk about them as if they’re Bigfoot. They believe converting well doesn’t really …

Start A Fire

4 Key Takeaways About the Future of Content From the Brand Storytelling Conference

Nestled atop one of the many snow-capped mountains north of Salt Lake City, the Stein Eriksen Lodge played host Thursday to a gathering of branded …

A 1933 Version of New Order's "Blue Monday"

(Video Link)<p>In celebration of Blue Monday's fifty year anniversary last year, Orkestra Obsolete did a cover of the song using only instruments that …

Three Ways to Raise Your Confidence

Confidence seems like an elusive quality that some people just have and others don’t. The truth is, anyone can work on and boost their confidence, …

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

How to Email

An etiquette update: Brevity is the highest virtue.<p>I recently cut the amount of time I spent on email by almost half, and I think a lot of people could do the same.<p>I’m sure my approach has made some people hate me, because I come off curt. But if everyone thought about email in the same way, what …

The 50 Best Business Intelligence Articles Online Today

As you read this, please imagine old, ‘90s Chicago Bulls “let’s get ready to rumble” intro. Better yet, turn on Guns n’ Roses’ “Paradise …

11 Super-Cool Science Photos From The Past Decade

From the most colorful view of the deep cosmos to the first-ever photo of a flying bird's baby bump, the past decade has brought many awe-inspiring snapshots of science.<p>Here, your editors at HuffPost Science have curated some of our favorite science photos from the past 10 years, many of which were …