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The Strangest Secret

(An excerpt from the bestseller <i>How to Completely Change Your Life in 30 Seconds</i><i>,</i> <br>based on talks by Earl Nightingale)<p>by Earl Nightingale<p><b>Transcript:</b><p>I’d …

3 Signs That You Don't Really Know Your Core Business | Inc.com

The first question I ask entrepreneurs is, "What is your core product, and who are your core customers?"<p>Sometimes I get a quick, confident answer.<p>Sometimes, by contrast, it feels as if the poor business-builder is making it up. I hear a long pause, followed by an explanation of all the ideas the …

Profit

10 Must-have apps before planning your next road trip

Share67<p>Tweet<p>Share4<p>+12<p>Shares 73<p>Planning for a road trip, and being prepared while you’re on one, is different from planning and preparing for other …

Apps

The Key to Understanding the Minor Pentatonic Scale

5<p>SHARES<p>The minor pentatonic scale is quite possibly the most used and, suffice it to say, over-used scale on the guitar. The open strings themselves …

11 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

The Workouts

The most scientifically effective exercises you can do with a Christmas ham<p>Every year, we gleefully give ourselves permission to sit around gorging our belts off over the Christmas break. Sadly, this is not the best way to ring in the New Year. Yes, it’s only a week, and yes we all want to properly …

Workouts

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

Help for Your Shortie Hamstrings

<b>My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship.</b> While we’re pretty happily enamored with one another these days, it wasn’t always so …

How to be a good listener: the experts' guide

Step one: stop talking. From that friend in need to your nightmare colleague, here’s how to hear and make a difference<p>A close friend was going through a terrible time this summer. As she cried to me on the phone in her lunch break or over coffee at the weekend, I tried to be the best friend I …

Self-help

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Blame it on all the time you spend doing computer work, driving, lifting babies, or scrolling through your Instagram feed on your phone: All of these activities (and more!) contribute to the rounding forward of your shoulders, creating tight muscles that cause a telltale "hunch." The good news? …

Muscle

Before Robert Herjavec Was a Shark

Being an immigrant led Robert Herjavec, 54, to grow up fast. His family moved from Croatia to Canada, and by the time he was 10, they relied on him …

Entrepreneurship

Fitness Routine for the Business Traveler

For frequent business travelers, establishing and maintaining a consistent fitness habit can seem almost impossible.<p>With long hours, long duration …

Exercise

The 3-Week Beginner Workout Plan | Men's Health

When most people start training, they set deadlines for themselves: Drop 5 pounds in 5 weeks. Sculpt a six-pack by summer.<p>But that’s the wrong mindset to have, says Gaddour. The best way to establish a healthy, sustainable workout routine is to “just commit to 10 minutes of movement every day,” he …

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

Self-improvement

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

Lasso In Employee Training, Vendor Regulatory Compliance with Automated Risk Assessments

<i>We continue our series on assessing third-party risk, where we’re describing scenarios in which an automated, cloud-based system can help you</i> …

16 fall style upgrades any guy can buy for under $50

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Fall doesn't officially start for another couple weeks, but now's the time to start swapping out your shorts, T-shirts, and sandals for …

A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

Guitar

Best Posture Brace

In case you didn’t know, experts agree that posture and back-related problems are among the most overlooked health issues of the modern society. …

Polybit’s stdlib helps developers spend less time on infrastructure, more time coding

A startup called Polybit has introduced what it’s calling the Standard Library of the Internet in open beta, a resource to make back-end coding easy for developers, even beginners.<p>The Standard Library, or the “stdlib” as the startup is calling it, allows developers to upload the functions they …

6 Conversations Every Parent Needs To Have With Their Teenager

<i>Before they leave the nest, make time to sit your teen down for these essential life lessons.</i><p><b>1. The “There Are More Chairs In The Basement” Talk:</b> …

Parenting

Music Reading for Guitarists: Easy Standard Notation Course

Music Reading for Guitarists: Easy Standard Notation Course<p>Updated on March 16, 2017<p>Welcome to the Standard Music Notation Tutorial for …

Guitar Essentials: How to Make Your Playing More Interesting

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>Playing chords all the time can get to be pretty boring, both for you and the people listening to you.<p>Fortunately, there …

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

Self-improvement

Australian spooks' email guide banishes MS Word macros, JavaScript

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), the sigint outfit renowned for its “don't be stupid” guide to infosec, has published its latest guidelines …

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

How to Repair Your Cracked iPad Screen

iPads are fantastic devices, but they aren’t built for the sort of abuse they are accidentally put through day in and day out. Sliding off a coffee …

Home Improvement

How GoDaddy Is Helping Entrepreneurs Generate Business Ideas

How do you ideate?<p>Put another way: How do you generate and refine a business idea to the point where it’s worth executing?<p>It’s a serious question. …

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …