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Only 2% Of People Can Actually Multitask — This Test Will Tell You If You Are One Of Them

But there is a small fraction of the population that might be true multitaskers, or "supertaskers," a term coined by David Strayer, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah who studies attention.<p>Think you're a supertasker? Skip to the test >><p>Not only do these people excel at cognitive …

University of Utah

14 Smoothie Super-Boosters

Run Longer Today - Be a Better Runner

Myth: The only way to get better at running is by running. Truth: Strength training is an essential component of becoming a better runner. Aside from …

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Thinkstock / Getty<p>Thinkstock / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst …

Muscle

5 rules of fast fat loss

There’s a lot of information out there on how to lose weight and get a ripped six-pack—and much of it is contradictory.<p>Forget it all.<p>Instead, learn …

3 protein bars you can easily make at home

You would never chase a workout with a Snickers—not if you’re smart, at least.<p>But if you scan the ingredients of the chocolate–peanut butter protein …

Major retirement savings mistakes — by millennials

When it comes to saving and investing for retirement, wisdom is wasted on the aged. It’s the young who need some help.<p>Unfortunately 401(k) plan …

4 Ways the Best Sales Teams Beat the Market

Customers today use an average of six channels during the buying process, and the number of channels available to them is only increasing. Competition for those customers has also increased as margins have tightened. Digital channels have upended the well-trod ruts of sales and marketing …

Get Your Team to Do What It Says It’s Going to Do

Artwork: Mark Dorf, //_path/untitled 32, 2013, archival pigment print<p>Say you’re in the early stages of planning your department’s budget for the next fiscal year. Your management team meets to establish short-term priorities and starts to think about longer-term resource allocation. You identify …

How to Pick Your Battles at Work

You hate that people consistently show up to meetings late. You find your company’s maternity policy woefully inadequate. You think the company’s IT system is out of date. It’s normal to be bothered by work issues like these, but when do you move from complaining to taking action? How do you decide …

The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read

What is the color of money? Of love? Of the ocean? In the United States, most people respond that money is green, love is red and the ocean is blue. Many concepts evoke related colors — whether due to physical appearance, common metaphors, or cultural conventions. When colors are paired with the …

Scottish independence will bring 'guaranteed' costs, warns Weir Group

One of Scotland's largest companies, Weir Group, believes that independence will "guarantee" higher costs for business but produce few and uncertain benefits.<p>The Glasgow-based engineering firm, which has about 15,000 employees worldwide, said an expert report it commissioned from Oxford Economics …

Venezuela’s FX regime: wiping out car makers | Financial Times

Print this page<p>One of the world’s most complex foreign exchange regimes, in a country with some of the world’s cheapest petrol, is wiping out profits …