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4 Sex Positions To Try In The New Year That Are All About Your Own Orgasm

There are lots of things you can resolve to do this year that will improve your quality of life. You can resolve to make your body stronger, to do …

5 Excellent Apps to Make This New Year Your Strongest Yet

You don't necessarily need a virtual assistant to offload all your work. Instead, try these five apps to boost your productivity and focus in the new year.<p>In researching the productivity-focused <i>The Ultimate Bite-Sized Entrepreneur</i>, I discovered one strong truth: The difference between success and …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Vitalik Buterin

Innovation Is About Networks, Not Nodes

Ideas alone don't change the world<p>In the mid-1980s, a Robert Kelley of Carnegie Mellon University began to research why some engineers at Bell Labs performed so much better than others. The answers he found surprised him. By any conventional analysis, the outperforming engineers were nothing …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea

Before you talk to potential investors, ask if your business has these three essential criteria.<p>An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips to Building High-Performing Teams (Because Traditional Methods Just Don't Work)

To have a team that thrives in the midst of change, you've got to be open to finding new ways to lead them, so you can reach your goals.<p>Following best-practices is a smart way to get predictable results. That is until those best-practices are no longer relevant. Then continuing to use those …

Leadership

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Crucial

4 reasons why US health care is so expensive

<b>(CNN) —</b> Health care spending in the United States increased by about $933.5 billion between 1996 and 2013, according to an analysis published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. More than half of this surge was a result of generally higher prices for health care services.<p>Joseph L. Dieleman, lead …

Health Care

Only 1.5% of people have this personality type. Do you?

Many of us share a number of personality traits, but one particular type is so rare that, according to the Myers & Briggs Foundation, only 1.5% of …

Psychology

The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout you can do anywhere. You don't need any equipment to get in an amazing, heart-pumping, muscle-building workout!<p>This 20-minute HIIT workout involves 10 …

Bodyweight Exercise

How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

It’s 2017, and yet you still can’t add music to the Music app on your iPhone. If you have an MP3 file that somebody sent you, that you downloaded, or that you created with one of the zillions of powerful apps on iOS, you can’t just add it to your library. Instead, you must add it to iTunes on your …

Study: PSMF Diet Shown To Provide Long-term Weight Loss

For several years, Cleveland Clinic has been offering the protein-sparing modified fast (PSMF) as part of a medically-supervised and structured …

Diabetes

8 Productivity Tools Illustrate You Have Way More Time Than You Think

The scarcity of time is an illusion that most entrepreneurs struggle to overcome. The first step is to measure what you (and your team) do day in and day out. What gets measured gets managed.<p>One of my most popular articles from last year was, <i>Billionaires Master the Rule of 168: Life's Great</i> …

Microsoft Visual Studio

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition — thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance quick …

Neuroscience Confirms that Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) is ‘Hard-wired’ in the Human Brain

Neurological studies have established that the brain has three distinct processing modes, called serial, parallel and synchronous. Serial processing …

Consciousness

This Exclusive 14-Minute Kayla Itsines Workout Will Change Your Body

If there's one workout you need to bookmark immediately, it's this 14-minute wonder, created especially for you by our favorite trainer Kayla Itsines. Did we mention it's <i>only</i> 14 minutes(!!)?<p>We love a lot of things about the fitness phenom that is Kayla, but if we had to pick one, it would be her …

Why You Shouldn't Have a Personal Espresso Maker in Your Office (And Other Leadership Tips)

Leadership isn't the title you wear. It's the way you treat those around you.<p>When it comes to leading a team, it's the soft skills then tend to drive the biggest impact. In order to be a leader, you can't just call yourself a leader--you have to earn it. You have to walk your own walk, and ensure …

Leadership

10 Best 40th Birthday Vacations

South Lake Tahoe, NV<p>You’ve grown up—and South Lake Tahoe has, too. Now, people come for more than the ski runs and casinos—swank clubs like Opal at …

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Paranormal

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words

No wonder Amazon's Jeff Bezos tried to poach him.<p>Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But …

Satya Nadella

15 Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

Review these best business ideas for entrepreneurs on a budget.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply …

Small Business

A Lean Startup Approach to Predictive Clinical Analytics in Healthcare, Part I

Those in and around the healthcare industry have heard a lot about predictive health analytics recently. The reason for this was recently summarized …

Intel Corporation

Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

Want to Be a Better Problem-Solver and Opportunity-Finder? Strategic Design Thinking Holds the Key

Design thinking awakens creativity and activates innovation.<p>Moura Quayle has had an amazing career as a landscape architect, urban-systems designer, a strategic-design scholar, senior leader in government, university dean, and co-founder of UBC Sauder School of Business d.studio. Quayle draws from …

Design Thinking

7 Foolproof Ways to Communicate with Millennials (and, Surprisingly, Everyone Else)

The secret sauce is actually no secret.<p>Of course you know by now that Millennials represent the largest generation in U.S. history. That must be why the rest of us are obsessed with the generation born between 1980 and 2000:<p>We analyze who they are and what makes them tick.<br>• We worry about whether …

Communicate

Data Visualization: The Best Infographic Tools For 2017

Infographics have become an increasingly popular data visualization tool which enable users to quickly give an overview of pretty much any topic. They rely on using images to accompany bite-sized pieces of information, in keeping with the theory that our brains are better at storing and recalling …

Infographics

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks

Are any of these in your bag of management tricks?<p>If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers …

Leadership

New Research Shows What Employees Are Most Unhappy About. Here's How to Fix It

Top researchers on job satisfaction just issued their 2017 report. The findings, while surprising, are something you can do something about.<p>That's why they call it "work".<p>Complaining about our jobs is just what we humans do; it's as natural as being annoyed by ATM fees.<p>The problem occurs when the …

Employee Engagement

Why Culture Doesn't Just Beat Strategy, It Must Be the Strategy

A strong culture that aligns with a specific vision and strategy is a winning combination. Here's why.<p>Culture - and its application to strategy and results - is now a core focus of great organizations that "get it." Volumes of research from global consulting firms coupled with my own experiences as …

Deeply

12 stunning train rides you should take before you die

The August/September issue of National Geographic Traveler rounds up images of the best train trips in the world, according to one seasoned rail rider. It's available on newsstands now.<p>Here are 12 of our favorites.

Trains