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The New Bodybuilding Workout: Gain massive upper-body muscle on day 1

Let’s be honest: Who doesn’t want a body like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Lou Ferrigno? Chances are, if you’ve spent a decent amount of time in the gym, …

Exercise

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's Loss Is The Greatest Heist In South Africa

The loss of the ANC presidency by the first woman candidate for that position ever should go down in history as the greatest heist the country has …

South Africa

7 Cryptocurrency Investors You Need To Follow

Learn from these Bitcoin millionaires.<p>If you're looking for advice about cryptocurrencies, the most important voices to follow come from those who have put their money where their mouth is. Investors who have poured large sums into bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain-backed currencies aren't …

The Massive Personal Branding Mistake I Discovered From Studying 16,000 LinkedIn Profiles

Discover the 1 line of your LinkedIn profile that must be pitch perfect in order to ensure your chances of success on the platform.<p>I had no idea I was connected to such virtual greatness over on LinkedIn.<p>Having recently spent a few days sorting through and organizing my 16,753 LinkedIn connections, …

The 1 Reason Most People Quit (and 5 Things You Can Do to Prevent It)

Five ways to transform your disengaged employees.<p>According to Gallup, only 32 percent of employees in the U.S. are engaged--involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and workplace. When you expand the sample worldwide, those numbers drop to 13 percent.<p>Some organizations may not …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read

If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, check out these highly recommend titles.<p>The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to …

Self-improvement

Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason

Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are basically sleepwalking through their day. What gives?<p>According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of …

Employee Engagement

The 20/80 Rule, Integrity, and the Opposite of the 80/20 Rule

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Leadership

Should You Quit Your Job? Not if Your Boss Does These 5 Important Things Daily

If you're on the fence about your job, pay close attention to whether your boss shows these leadership signs.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going …

Crucial

The 30 best abs exercises of all time

Athletes of all sports—from baseball to football to hockey—base their physical training on improving the strength of their core using compound …

Exercise

The 7% body-fat diet

We're gonna go ahead and estimate that the average gym-going dude probably has about 15% body fat. That's well within healthy levels, but it’s not …

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Leadership

According to Tim Ferriss This 1 Book Will Transform Your Business

Struggling to scrape your way to 'the top' as an entrepreneur? This book written over 70 years ago could hold all the answers you need.<p>On his podcast, Tim Ferriss (serial entrepreneur, bestselling author, investor, and Grade A badass) has interviewed hundreds and hundreds of world-class performers …

Self-improvement

How to stop being too nice and start getting what you want

<b>Are you a nice person? Good for you.</b><p>I bet that you’re universally adored, you get invited to every party, and you’re the person your friends trust to …

Apple's design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Speaking at <i>The New Yorker’s</i> annual tech shindig,TechFest, Apple design guru Jony Ive hit us with some hard truth: we’re using our phones too much. Granted, we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and that conclusion is that smartphones are basically …

Elon Musk's Response to Puerto Rico Is Pure Marketing Genius (and Should Be Required Reading)

The lesson from Elon Musk: Stop asking people to pay attention to your brand. Start doing things worth paying attention to.<p>"When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world."<p>Elon Musk may have said those words decades ago, but perhaps never in his storied career …

Tesla

4 Reasons You Need to Spend Time Alone Starting Now

You don't have to be around others all the time to improve who you are.<p>In terms of evolution, human beings are social creatures. And even though we appreciate someone who can think outside the box, we fill our corporate speak with the concept of synergy and being a team player. So where does this …

Loneliness

Quiz: 'Are You a Natural-Born Leader?' Measure Your Leadership Ability in 4 Questions.

Your leadership strength boils down to these four behaviors.<p>Effective leadership is important -- it’s the vital ingredient to a company or organization’s health, reports McKinsey research.<p>What great leadership boils down to is simply a subset of behaviors. Findings show that among the organizations …

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10)

There are 100 days between October 10 and January 18. What if you decided to change something big during that time?<p>Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the …

U.S. Marines

This Is the Secret of Success, According to Self-Made Billionaire Jack Ma (Hint: It Isn't IQ or EQ)

At a recent event, the Alibaba founder explained the importance of "LQ."<p>Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (think of it as his country's Amazon), knows something about what it takes to succeed despite long odds. He grew up poor, failed his university entrance exams …

Jack Ma

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Self-help

4 Proven Leadership Ideas That Are Nearly 2,000 Years Old--And Still Relevant

No, they don't come from the latest celebrity entrepreneur, but these lessons are inspiring and timeless.<p>In our current culture of celebrity worship, we often look to well-known names and faces to teach us things. You'll find enough lessons inadvertently taught by the likes of Elon Musk and the …

Self-improvement

It's Time to Stop Handing Out Business Cards. 3 Things You Should Be Doing Instead

Before smartphones business cards made sense. Now they're just extra baggage for everyone to lug around conferences and networking events.<p>It was 6 p.m. and the networking mixer was just kicking off at a conference I attended earlier this year. As people filed into the hotel bar, people loosened up, …

Business Strategy

5 Behaviors That Can Make You Rich Within 10 Years

Most people develop a very small skill set and forget to keep their skills current.<p><i>What are some options to become rich in ten years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Gordon Miller,</b> …

Quora

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses

Practice any of these and watch your employees' loyalty skyrocket.<p>Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and …

Peter Drucker

Why Apple's iPhone 8 Announcement Demonstrates Steve Jobs Was Actually a Good Leader

How well a team does after you are gone, is a sign a great leadership.<p>Everyone loves to argue about the greatest's of all time (best known as the GOAT.) In many areas, there are legitimate debates like tennis (after Rafa Nadal's latest US Open title) but there are a few that where the facts just …

Steve Jobs

The 2-dumbbell workout to lose weight and get the perfect body

Every year around January, flocks of newly minted gym-goers will descend upon their local sweatboxes, insistent on <i>finally</i> losing the last 10lbs. …

Exercise

17 Signs Your Relationship Will Last a Lifetime

See how many apply to your relationship -- especially if you haven't tied the knot yet.<p>Every relationship reaches the point where that person you were convinced you couldn't live without becomes the person you live <i>with.</i> That's when you really find out if you married the right person.<p>By no means are …

Self-improvement

The 28 Best Things to Do in Cape Town

Cape Town is a city like no other. In a single day you can hike in stunning mountains, relax on beautiful beaches, get up close to penguins, go wine …

European Travel