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7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Muscle

Self-Made Billionaire Jack Ma Says You'll Need This 1 Rare Skill to Succeed in the Age of Machines

There's a new kid on the block, and it's about to take EQ and IQ to school.<p>Thanks in part to Daniel Goleman and Adam Grant, the debate for years seems to be fixated on what's a better predictor of job and career success -- IQ or EQ?<p>If you're keeping score at home, a person with high EQ (emotional …

Feel Like Quitting? These 9 Women Prove Grit Can Lead You to Massive Success.

When life knocks you down, true grit is a quality that sustains you.<p>Talent and intelligence may help you land some success, but it’s a positive, non-cognitive skill known as “grit” that is the secret sauce in reaching the next level of achievement, according to Angela Duckworth, a psychology …

Yep, Orgasmic Yoga Is a Thing and I Went to See If It Works

I’ve been to my fair share of yoga classes. Vinyasa, power, hatha, Bikram, Buti, Kundalini… the list goes on. But when Dame Products, a sex toy …

Hips

20 Bedroom Chandelier Ideas that Sparkle and Delight!

Design and decorating world can be pretty rigid at times. This is especially the case for those who cannot imagine decorating solutions beyond the …

13 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta

Photograph courtesy of Dragon Con Photography (c) 2016 Dragon Con, Inc<p><b>Dragon Con</b><b><br>Where:</b> Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Hilton …

Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress

<b>The White House says it will ask the US Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.</b><p>President Donald Trump is expected to propose an initial $5.9bn (£4.56bn). Texas authorities say the state might need more than $125bn.<p>At least 39 people have died in the storm and its …

7 Simple Ways to Cut Back on Sugar (Because You Know It's Not Easy)

Go to your kitchen, find a teaspoon, and picture yourself swallowing 30 spoonfuls of sugar every day. Sounds insane, right? The sad part is, for the …

Trump Halted Obama's Equal Pay Rule. What it Means for Working Women

White House<p>WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has stopped an Obama-era rule requiring large companies to report how much they pay workers by race and gender.<p>The rule was intended to help close the persistent wage gap between men and women, as well as between racial groups, through greater pay …

Chamber of Commerce

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and immediately wondered, "What should I do about all these thoughts?" this is a simple answer.<p><i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized …

Meditation

Save enough to live a comfortable life during your retirement years

Do you make less than $50,000 a year? How about less than $30,000? Marilyn Timbers, a certified financial planner and ING retirement coach in …

Retirement

Don’t Set Process Without Input from Frontline Workers

You know those guys with the clipboards and checklists? Those annoying folks who drone on about compliance and procedure? Those sticklers who find reasons why things can’t be done? Every large institution has them. They are the process nerds. And within many companies, a tribal war is raging …

10 Things To Remember If You Want To Do What You Love For a Living

According to the latest Gallup polls, only 32% of Americans actually love what they do for a living. That leaves a whopping 68% of people feeling …

7 Alternative Bucket List Goals you MUST Achieve before Dying

<i>‘This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time.”</i><p>– Chuck Palahniuk<p><b>Sorry to bring up the issue of death!</b> I know most of us would rather ignore …

20 Tips for an Ultra-Productive Day

<b>1. Set Aside Time to Check Email</b><br>Set aside a block of time to check your email, that way you don’t spend more time than necessary reading and …

25 Books That Will Teach You The Most Powerful Leadership Lessons Ever

You’ve heard the old saying right?<p>“All great leaders are readers.”<p>… Well, it’s true. And I’m reminded of it at least once a week, when I interview an …

Leadership

10 Apartment-Appropriate Plants

<b>Cactus</b> : “This is the absolute easiest way to go. They come in so many sculptural shapes and sizes. It likes a warm and sunny spot, but you only have …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Investing

Muslims Read Horrible Facebook Comments Responding to a Mosque Daycare Fire

At times, one must laugh to keep from crying.<p>This was never more true than after April 27, when an air-conditioner fire destroyed the daycare center …

Science May Have Finally Discovered Why Humans Make Music

For years, scientists and philosophers have sought to determine the purpose of music in human life. Kant thought it was essentially useless. "[I]f …

Sharron Ragan, Sharron Ragan Brand Marketing, on "That''s My Biz"

Brand Marketing

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

6 Practices That Will Shape Retail Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is one of the most important topics facing retail today. As one of the largest retail brands in the U.S., second only to Walmart, Kroger Co., a Fortune 25 company with over $100 billion in revenue, is two years into its digital journey. Kroger is making the transformation …

Customers

14. Ralph Swears At Moe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3d9gtqukkF4 <b>The Episode:</b> Season 21, Episode 23 (Judge Me Tender) <b>The Gag:</b> After Moe becomes Spingfield's go-to judge …

Uncovering Hidden Black History, On Screen And On The Page

One of the major criticisms leveled against the popular but problematic <i>Marvel's Agent Carter</i> (which just finished up its first season on ABC) is that it lacks black characters. The show takes place in New York City in 1946, and to some people that means the lack of diversity makes sense — and it's …

This Little Girl Recreated 28 Iconic Portraits

It's always a beautiful to see children dress up as historical figures, but one woman's project to teach her daughter about icons of African-American …

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one thing to have a business idea. It’s quite another to act on it.<p>Just ask Lori Greiner. Long before her days as a bonafide startup guru, the Shark Tank star would often come up with a product idea, not pursue it, and kick herself …

Geoffrey Moore on How to Cross the Chasm with Narrative-Based Selling

If you work in technology, you will know of Geoffrey Moore as the famous author of “Crossing the Chasm.” His book has sold over 1 million copies, and …

Minimum Wage Increase Killing Seattle Restaurants? Anatomy Of A Lie From Inside The Bubble

It all began with a story published earlier this month in a local, Seattle lifestyle magazine, complete with a headline designed to tweak the interest of the reader while bearing little relationship to the facts of the actual printed story it heralds.<p>It was a story that chronicled the coming …