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Gain 10 Pounds of Muscle in 4 Weeks

It’s a lofty goal: Gain 10 pounds of muscle in just one month. While such results are aggressive and can’t continue at the same torrid rate …

Muscle

7 High-Intensity Workouts For Greater Muscle Growth

1 of 8<p>Up The Intensity<p>There will come a time in the near future, however, when you'll want to experiment with more advanced methods, or "intensity …

Workouts

Why This VC Isn't Buying Into the 'Million Dollar Idea' Myth

<i>This post originally appeared on brunchwork.</i><p>While working as an attorney in New York, Alejandro Cremades noticed that, “businesses were having a lot …

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

Self-improvement

Fitness Friday: Want to swing faster, carry the ball farther? Do this

A recent study published in the <i>International Journal of Golf Science</i> adds further proof that if you want to hit the ball farther, you need to add plyometrics to your workout. A group of skilled adolescent golfers were tested before and after employing an eight-week program that focused on jumping …

Golf

Build Massive Muscle With This 28-Rep Burnout

We've all heard of 21s with Bicep Curls. Let me introduce to you 28s—seven better than 21s.<p>I teach at a personal training school in Santa Monica. I …

How NFL Athletes Get Explosive With Plyometric Training

In nearly every professional sport, the ability to jump and accelerate explosively are critical to success. Whether you are a tennis player chasing …

Tegenspraak

• <b>Auteur:</b> Peter van Lonkhuyzen<p>Tegenspraak is lastig en confronterend. Maar je kunt kritiek ook gebruiken om fouten te voorkomen en beter samen te werken. Wie durft? In de luchtvaart, bij de politie en in ziekenhuizen zijn steeds minder mensen bang voor tegenspraak. Bestuurders, managers en …

10-Minute Treadmill Blast

When high-intensity interval training (HIIT) came along and gained popularity as the best way to burn fat while holding on to muscle, people started …

The simple, 3-step formula that made Steve Jobs' speeches so compelling

He transformed the often unimaginative product launch into a theatrical production, complete with a cast, sets, props, and music.<p>At the center of it all, Jobs was the showman who used the classic components of narrative to inspire his audiences.<p>Remarkably, Jobs used the same 3-act storytelling …

Steve Jobs

How to Build a Story With Your Brand

Creating new stories with your brand is a great marketing strategy.<p>Brands have to be more responsible than ever before. These days' customers are looking for more than someone who can sell a product at the most affordable price. They are looking deeper into what companies are doing in order to …

The Art of Persuasion: How to Craft Words That Sell

Do your words sell? Want to sharpen your copywriting skills? To explore the art of persuasion and why it’s important to social marketers, I interview …

The Ultimate Steve Jobs Quote for Taking Strong, Decisive Action

The aggressive Apple founder actually recommended patience and strategy over rash actions.<p>Steve Jobs was the most quotable entrepreneur of our time, but his most remarkable speech was the 2005 Stanford University commencement address. And within this often-discussed address, Jobs's most important …

The Introvert’s Guide To Painless Personal Branding

If you prefer to keep to yourself, the idea of marketing yourself can feel really uncomfortable. But it’s still possible. Here’s how.<p>Hi, my name is Claire, and I’m an introvert. Despite being passionate about marketing and loving the challenge of telling other people’s stories, I struggle with the …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

The 15 digital campaigns the biggest names in advertising wish they had created

But every now and then, digital marketing can be so brilliant that users don't see it as advertising. Some campaigns have even transgressed the "advertising" and "marketing" banners to become cultural moments in their own right.<p>To celebrate the best of digital marketing, each year the internet …

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

10 Secrets to Make Anything Go Viral

There's a lot you can learn from an alcohol delivery app, a shower cap, a makeup brush, and some underwear.<p>Like many bright-eyed and bushy-tailed teenagers, when I started my first internship in the industry I wanted to form my career, I had no concept of what I was going to be doing. I truly had …

Marketing

Nine Things That Separate The Leaders From The Managers

Warren Bennis, one of the pioneers of contemporary leadership studies, was fond of saying, “The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.” It’s a distinction that should speak volumes to anyone who seeks to both manage and lead in an organization.<p>Bennis, who died in 2014, once …

Customer Experience Is the Future of Design

There was a time when businesses could depend solely on the quality of their products to bring in new business. Success came from a company’s sole …

Customer Experience

How to invent a brand new business model

We all want to be the startup that delivers an experience so frictionless that it disrupts a decades old industry.<p>Uber, Apple, and Amazon are the envy of the business world. Their business models are dissected and scoured for crumbs that will lead other entrepreneurs and stakeholders to innovate …

Innovation

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

What Every New Business Idea Startup Needs to Know About Marketing

If you are new to business, you need to know that marketing can make or break your new business idea or concept, no matter how brilliant. There is a …

Leiderschap is een keuze

• <b>Auteur:</b> Dominique Haijtema<p>Iedereen kan een (betere) leider zijn of worden. Leiders zijn tenslotte in de woorden van Peter Bakker ‘gewone mensen die ongewone dingen doen’. Dominique Haijtema gaat op bezoek bij de meest inspirerende denkers en doeners ter wereld. Welke lessen kunnen zij ons leren? …

Will This Gadget Let Humans Breathe Underwater?

Over 50 years ago in <i>Thunderball</i>, Q handed Bond a tiny respirator that (of course) fortuitously saved his can while trying to elude spear-wielding bad …

Great Barrier Reef

Reimagine Your Business Model For Exponential Change – 4 Steps

Over the last year or so, we’ve been discussing digital futures and the ways they might affect business and life in the next decade. We’ve touched on …

Innovation

Why VCs Just Don't Want to Fund Unicorns Anymore

Not every new venture is worth a billion bucks. Understanding your true value will help you craft a pitch to investors that closes the deal.<p>In the zoo that is Silicon Valley, the most popular exhibit is the unicorns. Billion-dollar companies feted by the press and the envy of every entrepreneur …

Venture Capital

The 27 Best Dress Shoes For Men

Oxfords, Derby’s, Monk Straps, Chelsea’s and Chukka’s. What?! As a man, it’s imperative to maintain a well-dressed appearance, but not everyone knows …

How Combining Yoga & HIIT Makes You Stronger, Stat

<i>Todd McCullough is a former University of Florida football player and creator of</i> TMAC FITNESS<i>. He specializes in helping busy people get into shape</i> …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …