Charles Curtis

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The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps

Having strong biceps is an advantage for athletes in a myriad of sports, including hockey, badminton, baseball, football, and more.<p>As an orthopedic …

8 Biggest Time Wasters That Kill Your Productivity

The average person spends 118 minutes per day on social media. Is it worth it?<p>We all wish that we could be more productive. But, how is that possible when assignments keep piling up, the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> just appeared on Netflix, and you have a flurry of emails, texts, and …

Time Management

5 Swoon-Worthy Office Supplies to Up Your Writing Game

It's high time you upgraded your office supplies. Whether you're taking notes, pursuing your creative passion, or jotting down to-do lists, a nice …

The Secrets to Perfect Sit-Ups

3 Daily Habits That Can Set You Up for Success

<i>Nela Canovic, productivity hacker, writer and entrepreneur, answered the question “If a happy and successful life is all about developing three good</i> …

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

4 Etiquette Blunders You Can't Afford To Make at Work

Technology has changed the workplace in many ways, but these 4 rules of business etiquette still apply.<p>There's no denying the paradigm shift in American corporate culture to more relaxed and unconventional office environments. Google and Facebook have been leading the way through their nap pods, …

3 Efficient Strategies to Be More Productive When You're Overwhelmed

Follow these actionable tips to break down tasks and start to get things accomplished.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You're absolutely swamped--there are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. And, despite the fact that you …

A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

Roads

Human Population Growth and Extinction

Get the latest on our work for biodiversity and learn how to help in our free weekly e-newsletter.<p><b>+</b> <b>PUBLICATIONS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>RELATED CAMPAIGNS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>MEDIA</b><p>We’re in the …

Biodiversity

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge -- there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they're executed, how efficiently you use your time is as important as anything else in business.<p>I've become fascinated by productivity secrets because …

10 Success lessons from Warren Buffett– “Oracle Of Omaha” for entrepreneurs

Share68<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+19<p>Shares 103<p>With an estimated net worth of $66.2Billion, Warren Buffett is one of the most successful, wealthiest businessmen and …

Investing

These 10 apps will enhance your hiking life | Adventure Sports Network

Hiking apps: They’re not just for tracking anymore. Photo: Courtesy of The Outbound<p>When you search for hiking apps, the top results always seem to be …

5 Motivating Truths Successful People Live By

For many success stories, it's all in the mindset: staying dedicated, keeping focused, and not allowing doubt and fear to be greater than your sense of conviction. But in the age of the start-up with so many people starting businesses, it can be hard to stay confident on your path.<p>The bottom line …

6 tricks to make sure people will read your emails

But unless you've been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge role in your work and personal communication. In fact, we're willing to bet you have yours open in another tab <i>right now</i>.<p>Email is so prevalent that last year, workers worldwide collectively sent and received about …

8 Apps Tech Savvy Entrepreneurs Use To Achieve Their Goals Faster

Credit<p>Are you among the tech savvy entrepreneurs? Do you use your smart phone most of the time? What if I tell you that there are apps that can help you achieve your goals faster? You see, as an entrepreneur I understand that time is money. And just like me, so many other smart entrepreneurs who …

27 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $1,000

"Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" career and life coach Deborah Brown-Volkman said. "People want control over their career, and so creating their own business for under $1,000 gives them the ability to test it out, to see what works and what doesn't."<p><b>Related: 63 Businesses to Start for Under</b> …

9 easy ways to simplify your life

But a recent Quora threat called "How can I make my life simpler?" suggested that life doesn't always have to be as complicated as we make it.<p>Several users provided helpful suggestions on ways to streamline our day-to-day lives. Here are nine of our favorite ideas for how you can make every day a …

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the startup dream.<p><b>Why do you think Silicon Valley culture encourages startups over small …

Small Business

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

Try These 2 Exercises Together For a Powerful Depression Treatment

We've known for a long time that running can be a powerful mood booster. Enthusiasts rave about runners high and the rush of positive emotions that come from a good run. We also know what a powerful force meditation is, and the amazing way it can help your clear your mind and reduce stress …

6 Ways to be Better at Work Right Now (Or, You Know, Tomorrow)

Don't have the time (or inclination) to read the best self-help books on the market? No problem. We've done the legwork for you<p><b>Be calmer under pressure.</b><p>The tip: "When you're stressed your shoulders automatically rise without you even noticing. Simply dropping them will make you calmer physically, …

Self-confidence

7 Money Mistakes 30-Something Couples Make—and What to Do Instead | Women's Health

RELATED: 8 Women on the Importance of Having a 'F**k Off Fund'<p>1. Trying to Keep Everything Separate<p>Maybe it was to assert our individual freedom, maybe it was out of sheer laziness, but we waited five years until we got a credit card with both of our names on it. That was more than enough time to …

What Too Many Startup Founders Get Wrong About Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

5 steps to buying a home on your own

The home-buying experience often portrayed in advertising generally seems to focus on couples and families. But these days, only 40 percent of first-time home buyers are married, down from 52 percent in the late '80s, according to Zillow research.<p>The process of purchasing a home for a sole owner …

The Diet Myth: The real reason we’re fat

Now the man behind it is determined to bust quite a few myths about what is really making us all so fat — and the results will surprise you.<p>While …

The Best Way to Pack a Pair of Dress Shoes In Your Luggage

When you fly out for a business trip or wedding, you’ll need a nice pair of dress shoes. Here’s how to pack them without scratching or crushing the …

Luggage