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12 “Notes to Self” About the Hard Things You Need to Do to Be Happy

<i>“You need to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most people avoid, such as those that make you uncomfortable, that are far easier to hide</i> …

Happiness

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Startups

Why everyone is now a project manager

A report from Planview detailed the five biggest challenges to effective project management and the top tools in the profession.<p>Despite technological …

Project Management

CROSSFIT GAME - Create a Tough Core and Abs Workout for Your Friends

RULES FOR CREATING YOUR WORKOUT<p>STEP 1 – Pick the exercises<p>Choose 5 exercises from the following list (click on the page numbers at the bottom of this …

Workouts

Your Four-Week Workout Plan To Build Muscle

When asked what body part they would most like to change, many men say they want either a bigger chest, bigger arms or a smaller belly. But to make a …

Workouts

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

Emotional Intelligence

Try Jillian Michaels's Quick Gym Circuit For a Sexy, Toned Back

As we continue to process Jillian Michaels's split with fiancée Heidi Rhoades, we can at least work on achieving a toned and strong back, thanks to the the celebrity trainer's most recent Instagram video.<p>Jillian shared a quick back circuit just in time for Summer, featuring four killer moves that …

Fitness

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Leadership

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

50 Delicious Low-Carb Recipes That Will Make You Forget All About Bread

These recipes prove low carb doesn't mean no flavor.<p>Anyone who's ever said that low-carb recipes taste bland and boring has never tried one of these …

10 questions project managers should ask employers during a job interview

Good PM interview preparation includes coming up with thoughtful questions for the hiring manager. Here are some ideas to get started.<p>About to be …

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Work from Home

Here's An Interview Question To Test If Millennial Candidates Are Actually Entitled Narcissists

Of all the charges that get leveled against millennials, the most pernicious, and ubiquitous, is that they’re entitled narcissists. Now, those charges are seriously overblown (and often completely inaccurate). But for the moment, let’s imagine that we do think the ‘entitled narcissist’ label fits …

Narcissism

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto.It was meant to …

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Meditation

Death risk increased with two blood pressure drugs

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. But a new study has …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

Get Started with Project-Based Learning

Last fall we set out to discover which education research topics K-12 practitioners want to know more about. More than 200 of you responded to our …

How To: Become a Servant Leader

<b>Bossing around employees is so passé.</b> Developing people, treating them with respect, encouraging their talents and input—these are trends that …

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read

Just got promoted to your first leadership role? Here's what you need to read now.<p>What's social media good for? That might be a hotly debated topic at the moment, but one thing's for sure -- your online friends and followers are certainly a great place to turn if you need book recommendations.<p>Just …

15books

The Best Hire You'll Ever Make? The CEO of Absolut Says Look For "Diagonal Thinkers"

You should hire more "diagonal thinkers."<p>Hiring the right talent for your organization is not an easy task.<p>It's a challenge every founder and CEO struggles with--because finding the right people takes more than just reading through a handful of resumes and cover letters. This is a topic I speak on …

Leadership

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything

To become an expert, stop thinking of yourself as one.<p>If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an …

Self-improvement

5 Classic Design Rules to Absolutely Never Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

12 Questions That Will Change Your Life

The instinct is to look for answers, but the truth is that questions that teach us most. It can also be that the rhetorical questions — the ones that …

Nick Saban

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Dan Ariely: How Understanding Money Can Help Your Career

I spoke to Dan Ariely, the author of <i>Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter</i>, about why he decided to focus on money for his book, why the world of personal finance is illogical, why people make irrational financial decisions, some of the hidden motivations around money, …

Personal Finance

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …