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Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework | Inc.com

There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a minimum, pockets of lack of respect.<p>I know I did.<p>It was roughly mid-corporate career when I encountered a leader that …

University of Michigan

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Productivity

17 Ways to Improve Your Productivity Today with the Notes, Reminders, and Calendar Apps

We can all use a bit of help fine-tuning our productivity. And technology is one way we’re able to be more productive with less stress while juggling all of our responsibilities. It’s even better when the technology's already at your disposal, which is what we strove to accomplish with our brand …

Productivity

The Secret to Productive Meetings? Gratitude | Inc.com

Maybe you've been in this meeting or one like it. Competing agendas fly like bullets. The pace of conversation speeds up. Interruptions pounce out the façade of civility. People anxiously wait to talk, heads burning with desire, rather than listen.<p>Desperate to prove theories with sheer force rather …

Leadership

The 60-minute morning routine that productivity expert Tim Ferriss swears by

Tim Ferriss, the author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," uses a specific routine to start his day. Following is a full transcript of the video.<p><b>Tim Ferris:</b> The first 60 minutes or so are very clearly defined. And that's the recipe that I use to set up the rest of the day.<p>My name is …

Time Management

7 Mental Techniques to Improve Your Time Management

Beneficial time management is something most of us struggle with. In a world that certainly has no shortage of distractions, it becomes all too easy …

13 Planners That Will Make 2018 Your Most Organized Year EVER

What are your goals for 2018? To dream big, do more, and actually achieve your resolutions? We've got a planner for that. Or maybe it's just to keep …

Productivity

A retired Navy SEAL commander does 2 things every night before bed so he can attack the next day the minute he wakes up

With discipline comes freedom, says Jocko Willink, a retired US Navy SEAL commander.<p>Twitter/Jocko Willink<p>As the commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, Jocko Willink coined a mantra for his troops: "Discipline equals freedom."<p>It's the idea that by developing and sticking to tested …

Athletic Apparel
Swimming

Heart rate zones – what are they and how will they get you fitter? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Most people want to get fit faster and training using heart rate zones is one such method that can get you there – but how does it work, and how do</b> …

Wearable Tech

The costs of Ramadan need to be counted

It is a sensitive subject but there needs to be serious analysis of the health and economic impacts of the Muslim fasting month<p>Islam is a demanding religion, requiring a considerable amount of time and effort on the part of believers to fulfil duties of worship. The core duties are known as the …

Ramadan

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

Fartlek Workouts to Elevate Your Fitness

<b>Descending tempo fartlek:</b> Begin this session with a 5:00 interval at roughly your anaerobic threshold (or close to your half marathon pace). The …

Marathons

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Workouts
Skiing
Skiing

26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

New Jersey

12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

Everyday tips for a fitter, healthier, and happier year<p>Thinkstock<p>Runners dream big. Tackling a new distance, posting a personal best, losing 20 pounds—we embrace grand challenges. But what happens after you accomplish your goal, or if your resolve weakens before you succeed? You risk …

The Bodyweight Workout That Builds Strong Legs

Anthony J. Yeung, C.S.C.S.

Improve your winter strength (2)

<b>We continue our look at the gym exercises you need to build explosive power over all three disciplines of triathlon this winter...</b><p>To read the first …

Triathlons

Stop feeling 'out of breath'

<b>For maximum performance you need to develop every muscle in your body – especially those you breathe with.</b><p>Never mind heart rate, it’s being ‘out of …

5 Post-Race Standing Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Do these 5 moves right after your race to jumpstart recovery and reduce soreness.<p>After an exhausting run or race, you might be tempted to sit or lie down.<p>But getting off your feet too soon could cause muscles and tendons to tighten up, says Chris Ramsey, D.P.T., O.C.S., a physical therapist and …

Yoga

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

<b>Break Up Your Mileage</b><br>Interval workouts feel less unwieldy than a long run. "Breaking any long run into more manageable chunks of distance makes it seem like you’re not running as far," says Jason Fitzgerald, a 2:39 marathoner and founder of Strength Running in Washington, D.C. "When you divide it …

How to Create a Bokeh Portrait for Under $10

You can have a luxurious bokeh in any of your images for the low cost of $4.99. Yes, you heard me right, just $4.99. How, you ask? I’ll tell you, but …

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …

20 Great Reasons to do a Triathlon | Men's Health

Although the reasons people do a triathlon differ, the benefits are universal. That's what this chapter is about -- it outlines the 20 benefits you can reap from training for and completing a triathlon. The bottom line is that this process is one of the most rewarding things you will ever do in …