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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

Infographic: 10 ways to immediately enhance your visual design

Content marketing is about creating value for your audience and sharing it in a useful way.<p>Visual content marketing serves the same function—and …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Infinity War’s Thanos proves CGI supervillains are a terrible idea

The character’s disintegrating-grape look is a reminder that old-school makeup and costuming are often more convincing<p>The final <i>Infinity War</i> trailer presents a terrifying, monumental threat to earth. Armies clash. Dead bodies are strewn about the screen. Music blares. Impressive percussion stirs up …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking

When you drink from a plastic bottle of fresh H20, you're sipping more than just water.<p>A new report from Orb Media reveals how major bottled water brands, including Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle and Evian all have tens, hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of microplastic particles floating in their …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

How the World’s Oldest Company Reinvented Itself

The decline in demand for paper hit Stora Enso hard. By 2011 the pulp and paper giant — the world’s oldest corporation, dating back to 1288 — had laid off over one-third of its 30,000 employees. Though profitable again, the company needed to transform itself into a global renewable materials …

Indilens ! Live Daily News On India ! Insight of India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandate on data storage has put almost digital payment industry into a split. Differences over RBI data storage …

The top 10 mental health apps

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

8 Motivational Quotes For Success From The Highly Successful

Ava DuVernay/Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE FestivalThe road to success is paved with confidence, hard work, and the ability to …

Millennials are telling you why your company stinks but you’re not listening: A Q&A with Simon Sinek

Leadership expert and author Simon Sinek has become something of a Millennial Whisperer. With an outrageously popular TED talk and a willingness to …

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of …

Mark Twain Quotes That Will Leave You Tongue-Tied

Mark Twain sure had a sharp tongue. No wonder that Mark Twain quotes are known to be some of the most sarcastic. They spare none and have no sacred …

Mark Twain

Inspiring Movie Quotes For Your Wedding Vow | Times Square Chronicles

Inspiring Movie Quotes For Your Wedding Vow<p>Do you worry about the words that you should utter in front of your fiancé? Wedding vow is by far one of …

15 Inspirational Quotes to Unlock Your Imagination

If you’ve ever wished things could be different, you’re not alone. Every great innovator had a desire to create something new and wonderful―and with …

Motivation

How To Get Things Done When You Are Feeling Lazy

<b>It happens to everyone—</b> you are in the middle of a productive phase, then suddenly your energy slumps and none of your daily tasks seem to matter any …

Strengthen Your Team by Getting on Your Employees' Level

Work isn't a vacation or a playground. So, de-emphasize the perks. Perks can attract employees, but they won't keep them around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to what some employers think, it doesn't always take office perks such as Google's nap pods or …

World No Tobacco Day 2017 Quotes: 10 Motivational Sayings That Will Help You Quit Smoking

World No Tobacco Day is marked on May 31 across the world to urge people to refrain from smoking or chewing tobacco. This day is aimed at bringing …

How This Entrepreneur Sustains High Levels of Energy and Motivation

Becoming an entrepreneur is not easy. It takes dedication, a strong motivation, and a lot of energy to create a new company out of nothing and make it successful. Even after you become successful, it takes a lot of energy and motivation to sustain your company and continue growing.<p>One entrepreneur …

Motivation

I’m adopting the James Dyson way of life by only sending six emails a day

I have been thinking about the inventor Sir James Dyson ever since the revelation that he only gets, and sends, six emails a day. Six! How on earth …

Productivity

20 Behavioral Interview Questions to Test If Job Candidates Have High Motivation | Inc.com

Hiring managers spend countless, wasted hours, asking the wrong interview questions to determine the right job or culture fit in a candidate; many of them end up as mis-hires that hurt the bottom line.<p>What most managers don't do is make the adjustment from typical interview questions like "Why …

Employment

A former Navy SEAL commander explains the surprising way he trained his troops to respond to failure

During his deployment in Iraq in 2006, Jocko Willink oversaw about 100 people as the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser.<p>In an episode of his podcast, Willink explained that he developed a habit that could annoy his troops but also serve as a real motivator.<p>From the podcast:<p>"One of …

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

Emotional Intelligence

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

3 things that could be making you unhappy

Dr. Alan Schlechter, author of "U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (And Life)," is also the professor of the most popular elective class at New York University called "The Science of Happiness." He explains the things you should stop doing if you want to be happier. Following is a transcript of …