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I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

Richard Branson Says You'll Be More Successful if You Develop This Daily Habit

Branson says that success is in the details, so he takes note of every single one--literally.<p>"Some of Virgin's most successful companies have been born from random moments--if we hadn't opened our notebooks, they would never have happened," Richard Branson wrote in a recent blog post. Note-taking …

Productivity

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

Self-improvement

Free ebook

We’re happy to announce the availability of a new free ebook, <i>Data Science with Microsoft SQL Server 2016</i> (ISBN 9781509304318), by Buck Woody, …

10 Power Foods That Boost Immunity

<i>Boost</i> your <i>immune system</i> with healthy foods. These foods will <i>build up</i> your <i>immune system</i> to prevent colds, flu, and many other illnesses.<p>Feeding your body with particular foods can help to strengthen your immune system. These great foods will help you stay healthy and strong enough to escape the …

5 Surprising Ways to Get People Excited About Their Jobs

Brains, like hearts go where they are appreciated.<p>A recent Gallup poll shows something many of us already suspected: people are not terribly enthusiastic about their work.<p>In a measure of employee engagement--that is, involvement, enthusiasm, and commitment--51 percent were described as "not …

Employee Engagement

The Idiot-Proof Guide to Brewing a Decent Cup of Coffee

11 steps toward your caffeinated happy place.<p>Based on our highly scientific calculations, the number of daily coffee drinkers to those who can make a halfway-drinkable cup of their own is around 1,765,432 to 1. Homemade brews are always too weak or too strong, too hot or too cold, too burnt or just …

10 Cooking Tricks Only a Diner Can Teach You

We love diners for their homey, no-nonsense food. But sometimes it seems like a magic show, doesn’t it? The menu is massive and yet, each and every …

You'll Never Buy Ground Beef Again Once You Learn This Hack

Leave it to America's Test Kitchen to come up with the best burger-making technique. It begins with freshly ground meat. I've never attempted to grind my own meat before, as I don't have a meat grinder, but this recipe doesn't require one! All you need is a food processor. Cubes of meat and butter …

BBQ

17 Vegetarian Skewers Perfect for Summer Meatless Mondays

With summer in full force, we’ve got one thing on our collective minds: GRILLING! (Well, after chilling out with some summer daiquiris, that is.) But when the idea of grilling pops up, people automatically start planning around meat. This can get tricky if you’re hosting a few vegetarian friends, …

How To Change Your Life During Your Lunch Break

There are so many things you can do during your lunch break that will significantly improve your life.

Build your own wood-fired pizza oven

<b>Anyone can build a backyard oven, according to these easy-to-follow directions, and soon your oven will be the hottest attraction in town.</b><p>Wood-fired …

Employees Lose When CEOs Ignore These Four Critical Realities

For nearly a decade, I’ve had a front-row seat to the harsh realities that run deep within organizations representing the most respected brands in the world. These organizations must strengthen their leadership teams to evolve their business models that are being influenced by two time-sensitive …

Leadership

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

The secret to the perfect burger goes against everything we believed in

Despite our differences, there’s one thing all cheeseburger lovers agree on: it’s all about the meat.<p>Common belief has been that a good burger patty …

6 Things Detroit's Bankruptcy Can Teach You About Money

In the years leading up to bankruptcy, the city made mistakes that are all too common for anyone struggling with debt.<p>Detroit’s historic bankruptcy was complex and unique -- but it offers some surprisingly universal lessons for anyone who struggles with money.<p>When the city announced it was broke in …