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How to Hold Meetings That Nobody Will Complain About

Everybody's telling you to avoid having so many meetings. Here's some opposite advice.<p>It's almost a cliché that people hate going to meetings, and many of the complaints are legitimate. Meetings take up a lot of time. They distract people from important tasks. To add insult to injury, if you're the …

Leadership

The one exercise that will trim down your thigh fat

And, no, it's not squats...<p>How <i>do</i> you lose fat off your thighs? Most people have parts of their body they'd most like to trim down, and thighs are a …

Weight Loss

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Self-help

CrossFit and HIIT Married, and This 20-Minute Fat-Burning Workout Was Born

Grab a bike, a rower, and a pair of light to medium-weight dumbbells and get psyched to work your entire body! We did this workout in my CrossFit Burn class, which is a boot-camp-style workout that involves no barbells but utilizes every other piece of equipment in the gym, like dumbbells and other …

Workouts

Here Are the 50 Best Dumbbell Moves For Fat Loss (Plus 30 Workout Videos Using Them!)

Before you do anything, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the most effective dumbbell moves. Along with getting strong, weight lifting …

Workouts

How Do You Know Someone Is a Top-Notch Leader? Look for These 4 Signs

If you're going to build a leadership team to change the world, start with these 4 attributes.<p>If you find yourself seeking to improve your leadership skills, remember this: Leadership is a journey, so enjoy the ride. And just when you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up: You'll …

Charisma

15 fitness 'tips' that are doing more harm than good

When even researchers seem conflicted about exercise subjects ranging from the amount of time we're supposed to dedicate to exercise to the proper time for a workout, it can be tough to feel motivated enough to get moving.<p>Because there's so much conflicting advice about health and fitness out …

Exercise

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Weight Loss

A Trainer Shares a 4-Move Lower-Body Workout to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

Weightlifting is a great training method to implement into your workout routine if you want to burn fat and build muscle. A few of the benefits of weightlifting for both men and women are an increase in bone mass and lean muscle mass, improvements in body composition (because of a decrease in fat …

Workouts

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

How To Become A Better Speaker Like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Tony Robbins

Speaking is the No. 1 strategy for attracting high-paying clients.<p>But what is your speaker style? Are you a presenter like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey or Tony Robbins?<p>“Your audience doesn’t want to know everything you know, they want to know what to do with the information you present,” …

Self-improvement

10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Strong Legs

<b>Your legs are the foundation of your body</b>. They connect you to the ground and are from where you generate your power. When you travel or go on …

Workouts

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

Nonprofit organizations are suffering from a leadership gap

While nonprofits are strong in charity, they appear chronically anemic when it comes to investing in crucial leadership development.<p>In one recent survey of nearly 1,200 nonprofit leaders, only 20% said they were very confident that they had the leadership abilities to enable their team to achieve …

Nonprofits

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

Employment

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

This 12-Week Workout Plan From a Trainer Is Designed to Help You Lose Weight

When you're starting off on a weight-loss journey, it can feel overwhelming to know how to proceed. But we've got you! Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, put together an exclusive weight-loss plan for POPSUGAR, and there's no way you <i>won't</i> get fit AF if you follow his …

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Public Speaking

How To Work With Immature And Unprofessional People

Dear Liz,<p>I learned digital marketing by working for a university alumni office first, and then working for the same university’s B-school recruiting office. They were both great jobs. I left the recruiting marketing job and took a job with a digital marketing agency.<p>That was also a great job. I …

Strength Training and Weight Lifting Workouts

Weight training can do so much for your body. It can strengthen muscles, bones, and connective tissue. It can improve your balance, stamina, and …

Resilience is the new happiness

Happiness is a serious business. Inspired by the positive psychology movement, corporations hold positions for “chief fun officers” and esteemed institutions like Stanford and Yale offer classes on happiness. But this infatuation with good times is only creating confusion about what it means to …

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” –</i> Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

How Often Do You Need To Do Leg Workouts To See Results?

Here’s the thing about leg workouts: When you’re moving, the majority of the time, it’s going to incorporate your legs. Maybe even every day!<p>And how …

This is what you actually have to do to get a six-pack

Every female physique is beautiful, no matter what shape or size it is. But if you're dead keen on getting a six-pack for summer, you should know …

Carbohydrates

5 trainers’ share signature exercises for toning your inner thighs

We're totally cool with the insides of our legs touching (and hope the #ThighGap trend died a slow, painful death), but we also know that …

This Quick Do-Anywhere Workout Will Fire Up Your Butt and Legs in 5 Moves

Too busy? Not an excuse. On vacation? Doesn't matter. Fitness influencer and booty queen Jen Selter proved that "'No matter where you are or what you have available, there is always an opportunity to get a quick workout in!!'" In an Instagram video, she kills a quick, do-anywhere workout that …

Workouts

A Detailed Breakdown of Strength Training — and Why You Need to Do It

It's easy for people to fall under the false assumption that simply by doing cardio workouts, they're on their way to achieving optimal health. Not surprising but often overlooked, the fact is that our muscles start to deteriorate as we age, and after the age of 30, people who are physically …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

Abdominal Muscles Anatomy

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts