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4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Nutrition

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Famifi

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Here's what Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and 22 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 24 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Employment

Six Workout Shortcuts to Keep You on Track During the Holidays

Remember: Doing something, fitness-wise, is better than doing nothing.<p><i>Every year I get to the holidays and fail miserably on maintaining my running and strength workouts. Between family, parties, and all the other chaos, I lose my way. Do you have any tips for staying on track this holiday season?</i> …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

5 Ways To Know He's Not That Into You

Dating can be fun, but after a while it starts to feel like a chore if you're dating the wrong person. Often time we get caught up in our physical attractions to someone and ignore the clear cut signs that this "relationship" is a dead end. To save yourself time and energy, here are 5 ways to know …

Parenting: A Letter to My Son

To my little prince,<p>It's hard to believe you came into our lives one year ago. At times it feels like I have known you a lifetime and at others it seems you just arrived. Having a son -- where to even begin? People warned me it would be different but before you were here I laughed off their …

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

Soda and junk foods are not making you fat, study claims

When it comes to healthy eating, there is no silver bullet.<p>Soda, candy and fast-food are often blamed for the rising rates of obesity in America and, …

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders | Inc.com

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Self-improvement

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

24 Beautiful Couples Who Exemplify Black Love

#RelationshipGoals<p>We love every form and expression of love, but something special tugs at our heartstrings when the couple expressing that love is drenched in melanin.<p>No relationship is perfect, but these couples model a love that is ever-evolving and always beautiful. So we gathered advice and …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Lifestyle

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

Cooking

Six Things Real Leaders Don't Do (Like Boss People Around)

People get hired or promoted into leadership roles every day. Sadly, when they get the job they may get little or no training on how to lead a team.<p>Because no one tells them how to lead, how to communicate with their team members or how to inspire people, they are left with the mistaken idea that …

Leadership

15 Beliefs Happy Couples Hold

We’ve all known that one couple that seems to have it all: the couple that still looks at each other with a sparkle in their eyes, and who you can …

Happiness

16 Things You'll Only Understand If You're a Runner

<b>You have special run-derwear</b>—and they're total granny panties that you wouldn't be caught dead in otherwise.<p><b>You've definitely canceled plans to go for a run.</b> Happy hour can wait. Your run can't.<p><b>You know way too much about running ailments.</b> IT band pain? Please. You could treat that in your</b> …

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

Let's break down the basics. And they're simple enough: This is a 91-day challenge that involves only five strength-training exercises. Yep, five.<p>What's the trick, you ask? There isn't one! See, with just five moves, you can experience strength that you didn't know you had. Five moves are all it …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

The Best Time to Consume Most of Your Calories If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Turns out, those who ate more calories in the first half of the day lost significantly more weight and demonstrated better metabolic activity than those who ate heavily in the evening. On average, the earlier eaters lost 3.75 pounds more and trimmed an extra 33 percent off their waistlines.<p>Granted, …

How To Burn Tummy Fat - Lose Weight Fast

There are some truths you need to know so that you can burn tummy fat and lose weight fast. Exercising the entire body is the key. Exercises like sit …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

<b>Turn Up Your Cardio</b><br>If you're serious about getting rid of fat, you've got to start getting serious about cardio. According to the USDA, you should perform 60-minute sessions five times a week.<p>For even more intense cardio, opt for interval training that alternates between periods of pushing your …

7 Steve Jobs Quotes That Could Change Your Life

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …