Poornima Venkatesh

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The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Best Beaches in Greece

Years ago, a ship ran aground here (hence the name). Set on the northwest coast of Zakynthos island, Shipwreck is one of the most photographed …

Beaches

Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study

A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, researchers have claimed.<p>Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the amount of acid made by the stomach and are used to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers.<p>A study published in the journal …

Medicine

21 Distinctive Qualities of an Outstanding Boss | Inc.com

If I asked you to describe the best boss you have ever worked for, what would you say? Would you mention things like he or she "was a great planner" or "she really knew how to positively affect the bottom line"?<p>Not likely.<p>In my work as a business consultant, I have asked hundreds of people -- …

Leadership

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

The Leadership Skill Everybody Needs -- And 90% Of Managers Lack

There are good reasons it’s easy to find lousy managers in virtually every industry and function.<p>It is no surprise that nearly every working person has one Bad Boss story ready to share, if not a collection of them.<p>New managers typically receive little to no training in “people management,” …

Leadership

"All Meetings Are Terrible... Except for One (on One)"

Okay, maybe not all meetings. I’m just pushing a software engineering stereotype.<p>When I joined Fixt Inc., over a year ago, I was fresh out of college …

What it Takes to Innovate in Large Organizations

Innovation, Corporate Innovation, Hacking for Defense, Lean Startup, Customer Development, Pete Newell, BMNT, Business Model, Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition, Entreprenuer,

Innovation

Motivating Employees Is Not About Carrots or Sticks

Motivating employees seems like it should be easy. And it is — in theory. But while the concept of motivation may be straightforward, motivating employees in real-life situations is far more challenging. As leaders, we’re asked to understand what motivates each individual on our team and manage …

Sanjay Bangar admits of feeling a void after Anil Kumble quit the head coach post

Batting coach Sanjay Bangar says Anil Kumble's departure as head coach has definitely left a void in the Indian cricket team set-up even though the …

Cricket

3 Crucial Skills For Leading Without Authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional teams, the criterion for the job of leader is changing. More and more people are assigned to leadership roles in which they have no positional …

Leadership

How to Solve Problems at Work Before They Happen | Inc.com

Wouldn't it be nice if we could solve all of our workplace problems before they occur? Short of a crystal ball, this seems impossible. Modern business moves at an incredibly fast pace and the ability to react and adapt appropriately to new situations is crucial for success. However, the best modern …

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Began as an Entrepreneur

Risk comes with the job, but you don't have to take every gamble.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s risk in everything, but don’t listen to the rumors. Entrepreneurship shouldn’t be a trip to the casino. You don’t have to quit your job to get started. You don’t …

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year ever recorded has continued into 2017, pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.<p>The WMO’s assessment of the climate in 2016, published on Tuesday, reports unprecedented heat across …

Global Warming

It's blooming spring! 22 great UK walks

Eggardon Hill, Dorset<p><b>Length: 5 miles<br>Time: 2 hours<br>Start/finish: Nettlecombe (OS Explorer 117)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: The Marquis of Lorne<br>Picnic spot: Eggardon Hill ramparts</b><p>This is Thomas Hardy’s Dorset – a folded, green landscape of wooded coombes flooded with bluebells, contrasting with the high, …

Scotland

'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death

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Bridges

Lose Weight, Fight Depression, and Boost Your Energy With 18 Salmon Recipes

With depression-fighting, mood-boosting omega-3s (plus anti-anxiety magnesium), immune-system-fortifying selenium, tons of protein for building strong muscles, and ample amounts of B vitamins for energy, salmon is truly a superfood (make sure you opt for wild-caught!) It's a lean, low-calorie …

Seafood

The Best Questions to Ask in Every Job Interview Round

While it’s true you can never be completely sure about how well you’ll adjust to working with a new boss, company, or team until you’ve actually …

Employment

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

The vitamin that will change your skin

Vitamin C is one of the most researched and applauded anti-ageing ingredients. It’s known to boost collagen production, improve skin tone and help prevent UV damage, all thanks to its antioxidant properties (which means it defends against free radicals that cause premature ageing). Yet it wasn’t …

Lower your fitness age: 5 ways to maintain the body of a 20-year-old for life

Are these the 10 greatest city breaks on Earth?

Opposites attract, especially when it comes to holidays. If you live a stressful city life, a week or two in the countryside probably seems like an ideal antidote to the pressures of everyday life – the best way to slow down, unwind and refresh the soul. If you are retired and living a rural idyll, …

These 8 Books Can Help You Finally Understand Business

Run rate? M&A? Non-voting shares?<p>If you’ve never run your own business or considered B-school, it can be tough to wrap your head around how the …

13 Home Remedies for Bronchitis That Might Finally Ease Your Cough

Ease your coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath with these expert-recommended acute bronchitis remedies.

These 3 Dual-Sided Makeup Sticks Are Perfect If You Love Makeup, But Suck at Doing It

Beauty sticks have been everywhere lately—you can now swipe on face cleansers, blur-cream-esque primers, and foundation. But the latest tubes offer even more: these three dual-sided makeup sticks from By Terry, Trèstique, and Sephora Collection tout far more than just a twist-up product. (We …

These Are The 5 Beauty Ingredients To Stay Away From

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Torchin' calories, takin' names.<p>Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And …