Ralph Harris

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How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Social Media

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sweden is switching to a 6-hour workday with 25 percent boosts in productivity. But how? Paradoxical as it seems -- more rest is the key to more work.<p>“The …

Time Management

Can Strength Training Reduce Belly Fat? A Scientist Weighs In

While we know that cardio is an excellent way to burn fat, we wanted to know how working with weights can contribute to a whittled middle and washboard abs. So how can we blast belly fat with strength training?<p>Nicole Aurigemma, physiologist at the Penn State Muscle Biology Lab, told us not only how …

Emily Witt On Her Fascinating New Book ‘Future Sex’ And How Writing It Changed Her Life

Exploring sexuality in the post-internet world<p>It was five years ago, when Emily Witt was 30 years old and single, that she began to feel the nagging pressure to settle into a monogamous relationship that would eventually lead to marriage. But instead of logging more swipes per minute in a quest for …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Nutrition

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

Mindfulness

I retired abroad at age 29 for less money than I ever thought I'd need

The math behind financial independence is simple: you need 25 times your annual expenses to never have to work for money, ever again.<p>This calculation comes from the thorough Trinity Study, which defines the safe withdrawal rate based on historical returns, that will allow your portfolio to never …

Retirement

It’s Time to 10x Your Sales. 10 Things You Can Do to Grow Your Sales!

What would your business look like if you were to grow it 10x? To be able to pull it off and — yes, you can do it! — you need to be incredibly …

How to Scale Your Hiring: An Inside Look at ExactTarget’s Sales-based Recruiting Model

From the back of a cocktail napkin to a $2.7 billion exit, ExactTarget’s story is a SaaS fairytale that most technology companies would love to …

Investors around the world are ditching the markets

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) sent around a report tracking global fund flows, and since the second half of last year, cash has been the most popular asset in the world.<p>Over that period, about $7 billion went into the stock market. Fixed-income funds saw $46 billion in outflows, which BAML …

Stock Markets

Why Culture Is More Important Than You Think!

Your company culture is the unique collection of values that defines for your organization, what is and is not tolerated, accepted, and lauded. If corporate transformation sounds difficult, that's because it is. According to research done by The Boston Consulting Group, PwC, and my own research, …

Corporate Culture

4 Must-See Tech-Related TED Talks That Excite and Scare Us About the Future

With every passing year, the world witnesses a fresh batch of brilliant tech innovations, each often better and more mind-boggling than the last.<p>From virtual reality experiences that combat prejudices, to social robots that act like our friends, to cars that drive themselves and beyond, the Year of …

Virtual Reality

10 Things Great Leaders Say Every Monday (Or Moan-day)

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Ripped

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29 Low-Carb Dinners Under 400 Calories

What Happens to Your Body on a Juice Cleanse

Ah, the start of a new year! Gym memberships suddenly spike, bathroom scales get dusted off, and friends start discussing which juice cleanse to try. …

How Much Should I Weigh For My Height & Age?

One of the most common questions we have received in our email inbox is "<b>how much should I weigh?</b>" In this article, we will explain 4 common methods …

Home improvement retailers are cleaning up

Lowe's Cos Inc, the No.2 U.S. home improvement chain, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales at stores open at least a year, as people spent more on home improvement amid a strong recovery in the U.S. housing market.<p>The U.S. housing recovery has been gaining traction, with …

Home Improvement

Sales + Marketing = The Strategy For Business Growth

<b>Modern CRM systems enable the alignment of Sales and Marketing – discover how this equates to business growth.</b><p>Ask salespeople if they work in …

How to Make the Right Sales Hiring Decision Every Time

<i>Costly hiring decisions that are doomed from the start can easily be avoided if you simply make the choice to do so.</i><p>Firing someone is never easy. …

Employment

What Each Sex Position Feels Like for Guys

Take a wild guess at which one makes him scared for his penis.<p>It’s highly likely that you have a ranking of your favorite sex positions. Maybe girl on top makes you feel like the hottest cowgirl-goddess hybrid at the rodeo but doggy style just ends with your cervix feeling like one giant bruise. …

7 Couples Reveal the Rules They Have for Sex

“I wash down there right before if I want her to go down on me.”<p>When it comes to getting busy, you don't exactly need a handbook to figure out the bump and grind. But if putting some rules in place makes couples feel like they're closer to acheiving a crazy-good sex life...then sure, why not? …

5 Trainers' Top Exercises for Tightening and Toning Your Inner Thighs

Pro tips, free of charge.<p>We're totally cool with the insides of our legs touching (and hope the #ThighGap trend died a slow, painful death), but we also know that strengthening this muscle group is key for building sexy stems. To find the secret recipe for sculpting legs of steel, we spoke with …

A retired Navy SEAL commander explains 12 traits all effective leaders must have

In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win," cowritten with his former platoon commander, Leif Babin, he and Babin explain the lessons learned in combat that they've taught to corporate clients for the past four years in their leadership-consultancy firm, Echelon …

Navy SEALs

People Leadership: 10 Things to Do Now to Lead Better Tomorrow

<b>Identify and validate your assumptions in every interaction.</b> Assumptions can kill people leadership. They lead to inaccurate inferences and decisions …

5 Failings That Kill Your Business

Most failed businesses don't die – they commit suicide.<p>I am watching an aquaintace of mine (let's call him Stewart) commit business suicide right …