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12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Dyslexia can be overcome with nursery rhymes and music, says Cambridge professor

But keeping up rhythmic practice will eventually allow children to read properly<p>Children can overcome dyslexia by learning nursery rhymes, dancing and singing because the condition is caused by lack of rhythm in brain, a leading neuroscientists has suggested.<p>Usha Goswami, prof of Cognitive …

The Best Pomades to Use for Every Hairstyle

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Pomade is buried deep in the …

10 Everyday Tips to Boost Brainpower

"If you want a sharper mind, actively start caring for your brain and acting for its betterment," says Daniel Amen, M.D., author of Magnificent Mind at Any Age<p>"If you want a sharper mind, actively start caring for your brain and acting for its betterment," says Daniel Amen, M.D., author of</i> …

The Brain

Make Your Muscles Burn and Sizzle Fat in 60 Seconds

3 minutes, 3 simple moves, 140 reps<p>This challenge may test your muscular endurance, but it's definitely not a slow burn.<p>This weekend, you’re tasked with performing as many reps as possible in one minute for each of the following moves: the bodyweight squat, the ab tuck, and the pushup.<p>While one …

Workouts

Man gets world's first successful penis transplant after botched circumcision

A 21-year-old man in South Africa has received the world’s first successful penis transplant and accepts the organ as his own, doctors said on Friday.<p>The operation took a team of surgeons nine hours and has allowed the patient to become sexually active.<p>The man’s penis was amputated three years ago …

Medicine

New Study Shows How the Pushup Can Rival the Bench Press

You don’t need any iron to build serious upper-body strength and work your muscles from head to toe<p>Trade in your barbell for your body: The pushup is just as effective for building chest and arm strength as the bench press, finds a new study in the <i>Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i>.<p>Now, …

Workouts

How Many of These Vagina Urban Myths Do You Believe?

5 things you thought you knew about a woman's genitals might be wrong<p>Guys have some really misguided ideas about vaginas.<p>And it's not entirely their fault. Maybe they've been listening to older brothers who claimed to be more vagina-savvy than they actually were, or high school pals who didn't have …

University of Florida

Uptown Boy: Mark Ronson And The Producer As Rock Star

The song that knocked Taylor Swift off the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week is a pulsing, funky rager sung by Bruno Mars. But the name on the track, and the vision behind it, belong to someone else. "Uptown Funk" is the first single from a new album by British producer, songwriter and …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Coldplay, Lorde, Lana Del Rey Make Best Original Song Oscar Shortlist

Just days after the Golden Globes announced their nominees in the Best Original Song category, the Academy Awards revealed their 79-song shortlist of …