Debbie Linkewich

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12 Terrific Novels in Verse for Your Classroom

In honor of National Poetry Month, here are 12 of the best novels in verse that not only celebrate poetry’s contribution to the literary world, but …

Books

Starbucks boss Howard Schultz: 'We need leaders who are servants of the people'

Howard Schultz, the poor Brooklyn kid turned coffee billionaire tipped to run for US president, is making himself a black Americano at a new Starbucks opening halfway up a Costa Rican volcano.<p>The rangy entrepreneur behind the world’s largest coffee chain has stepped behind the counter to try out …

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

The 'Move Your Butt, Lose Your Gut' workout plan

Want to burn more calories? No need to get stuck on one particular exercise or train for twice as long—just don’t sit down. Simply keeping your body …

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Books

19 French Desserts You Need In Your Life

Because you should always eat dessert first.

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

The Workplace

What's The Difference Between All These Running Apps?

A lot has changed since we picked our favourite running apps a few years ago. Now there are tons of apps that save your stats in the cloud and let …

Apps

We Tried Fitbit's New Smartphone-Friendly Fitness Trackers

~smarts vs. style~<p>The Blaze is a slimmed-down smartwatch, an intro smartwatch for people who don't want to drop more money on something with a complete set of functions. Unveiled in January, it can do all the basic Fitbit stuff (count steps, measure heart rate, tell time), plus some more visual …

100 Quotes to Kick Your Creative Ass

Creative work is confusing. When you’re in the zone, it’s an exhilarating experience. When you’re up against deadline and out of ideas, it’s a total …

These Easy 200-Calorie Chocolate Muffins Have Tons Of Protein

17 grams of protein and less than 7 grams of sugar means satisfaction with no mid-morning crash.<p>Makes 12 Muffins<p>Estimated active time: 10 minutes<p>Estimated total time: 35 minutes<p>recipe by Christine Byrne<p><b><br>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 ½ cups nonfat Greek yogurt<p>3 large eggs<p>¼ cup unsalted butter, melted<p>¼ cup granulated …

Fitness: five steps to motivate yourself

It’s often said that getting fit and staying healthy are mainly in the mind: they’re a matter of motivation. What’s less frequently mentioned is that the mind is a uniquely disobliging thing; it rarely does what you tell it, and often seems to do the opposite out of spite. To make things worse, we …

Motivation

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Beach In America Is Not Where You'd Think

Now that we're deep in the frigid heart of winter, it's high time we start thinking about a trip to the beach.<p>And when it comes to finding the perfect beach getaway, who better to give advice than the largest travel community in the world? TripAdvisor has put together a list of its users' favorite …

La Jolla

The Model Workout

Along with hitting the genetic jackpot, Miranda Kerr, Karlie Kloss, and Candice Swanepoel have something else in common: ModelFit workouts with trainer Justin Gelband.<p>As the moniker implies, Justin Gelband's ModelFit studio in Manhattan has a cult following of, yes, models. But when Gelband first …

What to Cook When It's Insanely Cold Outside

Unless you're fortunate enough to be in sunny Hawaii, you're probably staying bundled up indoors as the temperatures plummet.<p>Get extra cozy by …

Cooking

Collaborative Overload

Collaboration is taking over the workplace. As business becomes increasingly global and cross-functional, silos are breaking down, connectivity is increasing, and teamwork is seen as a key to organizational success. According to data we have collected over the past two decades, the time spent by …

Management

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Entrepreneurship

A 4-minute workout is blowing up on Pinterest and Instagram — and you can do it anywhere

Since 2015, Pinterest searches for "Tabata workouts" have more than doubled in the past year, and there are over 200,00 Instagram posts tagged #Tabata— and counting.<p>But what is it?<p><b>Tabata is a highly efficient, interval-based workout that is 20 seconds of intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of</b> …

Exercise

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

10 Places to Visit in Montreal

Restaurant impresarios are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging 
from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. 
— Mark Slutsky

Bread

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

United Nations

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity | Inc.com

Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design a product, run a business process, or address important aspects of your …

Creativity

There's a Wrong Way to Daydream—Here's How to Do It Right

Although we don't usually look at it that way, daydreaming is an invaluable tool for "finding out" what we think and feel. Daydreamers are often …

Creativity

7 Ways 2015 Was Defined By Mental Health

For the nearly 44 million Americans who experience mental illness in a given year, 2015 could be regarded as a source of solace. This was the year that celebrities spoke up, research improved and more people started prioritizing their mental well-being.<p>"We have made great strides in recent years in …

Mental Health

Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness

When was the last time you sat quietly at your desk and did nothing but think? How would you react if you observed a peer, employee, or manager doing so? Encouraging employees to slow down to focus on the present can seem at odds with a corporate culture of speed and goal attainment. But in today’s …

Mindfulness

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

Books

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016 | Inc.com

Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving technology and work force demographics. Here are three timely leadership tenets to keep in mind for the new year.<p><b>1. Innovate relentlessly around your value proposition.</b> You're thinking: Yeah, I already know …

Leadership

5 Best Healthy Holiday Soups

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Cooking