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Fruits are your secret weight loss weapons, include these 10 in your diet

While you may be following a comprehensive diet plan that includes fruits and vegetables, it’s more important to eat the right fruits at the right …

Nutrition

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

The Problem with Most Meetings Is That There’s Not Enough Debate

The modern workplace is awash in meetings, many of which are terrible. As a result, people mostly hate going to meetings. The problem is this: The whole point of meetings is to have discussions that you can’t have any other way. And yet most meetings are devoid of real debate.<p>To improve the …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Everything flight attendants notice about you when you board a plane — and how their tips could help you get a free upgrade

From taking advantage of overbooked flights to being smart with air miles, we've heard it all when it comes to what does and doesn't work when you're looking to bag a free flight upgrade.<p>But it comes down to the what the flight attendant thinks of you. And there are a number of things they look out …

What Motivates Employees More: Rewards or Punishments?

The 18th-century polymath Jeremy Bentham once wrote, “Pain and pleasure govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think.” Modern neuroscience strongly supports Bentham’s intuition. The brain’s limbic system, which is important for emotion and motivation, projects to the rest of the brain, …

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

5 Ways to Get Your Employees to Speak Up | Inc.com

If you want to create a work environment that is united and focused on meeting challenges effectively, you need your people to speak up. Making this happen requires open and active communication up, down and across your organization. If you're not used to communicating openly, then this approach …

Employment

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

How Leading Companies Build the Workforces They Need to Stay Ahead

The strategic underpinnings of most companies’ workforce plans should change dramatically as a result of technological innovation. Digital transformation, the industrial internet, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, and a plethora of other innovations are …

8 Common Myths About How to Coach People at Work | Inc.com

Business productivity is all about having the right people, even though I'm bombarded daily with online tools and mobile apps that promise to solve every problem with automation and data.<p>In reality, business success and satisfaction is about doing the right things at the right time, which requires …

Leadership

How to get into design without a degree

A design degree can seem like the best and safest option to kickstart a career in graphic designer, providing both a foundation in skills theory and …

One jump forward: Notes from Session 3 of TEDGlobal: Leapfrog

Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu collects ideas from Africa that outperform imported Western ones, such as an irrigation method developed in Niger that beats …

Learn how to build your very own robot by mastering Raspberry Pi

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To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking. Wrong thinking is when you intentionally think of the worst idea possible — the exact opposite of the accepted or logical solution, ideas that …

10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

Nonverbal clues that someone isn’t telling the truth.<p>If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the …

Psychology

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Simple, Effective Smartphone Projector

This should totally be an Industrial Design 101 assignment<p>Matt from UK-based DIY Perks shows you how to build his design for a smartphone projector. …

How to design teamwork

Great collaboration means pulling together everybody's different areas of expertise to develop great ideas, and sharing workloads to get much more …

Keep Moving or Die: 3 Tips to Prevent Analysis Paralysis

If you can't keep up with the pace of business, your company is as doomed as your wishy-washy decision-maker's job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Late last year, one of BMW’s chief labor representatives chastised the company for taking too long to develop …

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

UX Design

10 Steps to Creating an Engaging Digital Experience

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to be effective, websites need to be multifunctional in design. They need to be built like a house: protecting against the elements, providing a comfortable living space with ample storage, meeting basic needs, etc. Your website …

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

The Countries That Are Actually the Most Dangerous for Tourists

The world can be a dangerous place, especially for careless travelers. The U.S. State Department does its best to alert tourists of the risks, but …

Why HTTPS Won't Keep Your Internet Usage Habits Secret | Inc.com

As has been widely reported in the media, the United States has effectively allowed Internet Service Providers to sell information about people's Internet usage habits, something that was previously going to be banned effective later this year. To combat this, several media reports have suggested …

Privacy

Startup Series: How to be a valuable non-tech co-founder

<i>By Shefaly Yogendra</i><p>The excessive media focus on techies as startup founders often makes non-techies doubt their ability to found and build a startup …

Startups

Why Building Relationships with Your Employees Is Better Than Just Managing Them

By creating strong relationships with your staff members, you'll build a better workforce and develop bonds that will help you and your business be a success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Glenn Llopis’s book</i> The Innovation Mentality<i>. Buy</i> …