Denise Snow

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Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

Skin Care

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

The three things I wish someone had the guts to tell me when I graduated from college

Millions graduate from colleges and universities across America in the months of May and June, and most of these graduates are under 25 years of age. This year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 1.0 million people will graduate with an associate's degree, 1.9 …

College & University

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

Academic view: The call for coaching skills in today’s leaders | Which MBA? | The Economist

<i>Companies increasingly want their leaders to have coaching</i> <i>skills.</i> Professor Julia Milner (pictured)<i>, Academic Director of the Global MBA at EDHEC</i> …

This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

3 Signs That You're a Micromanager and What You Can Do to About It

If you have any of these three tendencies, you're likely micromanaging your people. If you want them (and you) to grow, here's what to do.<p>As an executive and leadership coach, micromanaging is one of the most common challenges I see. It's a common problem for many leaders, new and old alike. Left …

The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

• <i>For the Chocolate Cake:</i><br>• Coconut oil, for greasing the pans<br>• 2 1/2 cups almond flour<br>• 1/4 cup 100% unsweetened cacao powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 3/4 cup maple syrup<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting (see below)<br>• 1 cup Vegan Caramel …

Dessert

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

World Trade Center

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …

France

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

8 Things You Can Do Daily That Will Boost Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Is The Difference Between Success And Failure<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32%. Which means that a staggering 68% of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or even worse actively disengaged. According to Gallup, this costs the US economy anywhere between …

How to Know When to Pivot

You have three options when you're struggling to gain traction: keep going, pivot, or cut your losses.<p>I recently met with an entrepreneur who's been working on--and investing his own money in--an idea he's passionate about. He's been at it for more than twelve months, and the business is not yet …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Be More of Who You Really Are, Not Less | Inc.com

Want to be a better leader? Most people do. Yet leading -- <i>truly</i> leading -- is hard. And stressful. And intimidating. So if you want to be a better leader, where should you start?<p>Don't focus on the people you lead. First, focus on yourself.<p>That's the underlying premise of Kimberly Davis's <i>Brave</i> …

Leadership

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think | Inc.com

Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these people are at their best in quieter environments compared with the extroverts who do well with a lot of stimulation. And if you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the …

Personality

My take on Trump's first year as an African-American mom and veteran

Much has changed since President Trump took the oath of office on Jan. 20, 2017. But one thing has remained constant – the anger and vitriol directed at the president from the left, many Democrats, many in the media, and even some folks who call themselves Republicans. Few presidents have been so …

Simon Sinek explains why you should be the last to speak in a meeting

Leadership expert Simon Sinek has made a career out of explaining what makes good leaders great ones. When it comes to meetings, he has one big piece …

This Workout Is the Wake-Up Kiss For Your Sleeping Booty

We've been warned repeatedly that sitting is the new smoking, but spending all that time on your butt is putting your glutes to sleep. You can call it sleeping butt syndrome, hibernating hiney, or dead butt disorder, but no matter how you refer to it, you need to wake your ass up. Literally. …

Yoga

3 Conversations Bosses Should Have With Their Best People Now to Inspire and Motivate Them in 2018 | Inc.com

If you're looking to get off to a fast start leading your troops heading into 2018, three crucial conversations must take place. But first, some context.<p>Good listening skills in any conversation is the foundation for superb human communication. With technology, we are becoming less opportunistic in …

Employment

The One Full-Body Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Sometimes the best things are the simplest. Which is why it should surprise no one that when we asked fan-favorite Pilates instructor Karen Lord (as …

Exercise

For many evangelicals, Jerusalem is about prophecy, not politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> As I watched Donald Trump announce that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move our embassy to that city, I could only think of one thing: my high school youth group Bible study.<p>I know that sounds odd. Especially coming from a liberal Episcopalian like me. …

Christianity

This DIY recipe will rescue your dry hands this winter

The cold weather can truly put your hands through the ringer. Just think—from attempting to text in frigid temps to juggling your coffee cup <i>and</i> your …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

5 Proven Ways to Be More Influential at Work | Inc.com

Most people, at some point in their professional life, feel that they're not really getting anywhere but just kicking the can down the road.<p>Sometimes that's nature's way of saying you need to be working in a different organization or even a different field. But often it simply means you need to …

The Workplace

The 10 Best Bedroom Colors According to Interior Designers

Time for a fresh coat!<p>Picking a paint color for your bedroom can feel nearly impossible: It sets the tone for the space that's supposed to best represent you. If you've spent way too much time browsing paint samples and need a little guidance, we sought advice from 10 top interior designers. …

Home Decorating