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6 Smart Training Tips That Will Help You Get Stronger

They’re all but guaranteed to help you make gains<p>“I’m really disappointed in my performance today. I guess I need to train harder.”<p>The answer to this is rarely ever, “Yes, you should train harder.” Many dig so deep, they’re already a few inches shy of six feet under, metaphorically speaking. …

This chart shows how much more expensive 'brand-safe' video ads are versus YouTube videos

A growing number of global brands have pulled their advertising campaigns from YouTube over the past week after finding their ads had appeared next to extremist content.<p>Google, which owns YouTube, has vowed to tackle the issue by working on toughening up its policies, making its advertiser controls …

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

Fitness

Thought Leadership: How to Become Known to People Who Matter

Do you want to be recognized as an expert in your field? Wondering how to make a name for yourself? To explore how to become known, I interview Mark …

Social Media

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Innovation Economy

When Designing A Customer Experience, Remember The Human Experience

How customers perceive and experience your business – how it feels to them and what it <i>means</i> to them–is never as simple as those of us who design customer experiences would like it to be. For one thing, a customer experience is made up of a dazzlingly vast number of impressions, some of which are …

Customer Experience

How Fintech and Payments Innovations Will Disrupt Global Ecommerce

The safe movement of money across borders is having a revolutionary effect on how and where businesses operate.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global payments landscape has significantly evolved over the past decade. The rapid rise and equally rapid …

FinTech

How to Plan Product Features Using The Kano Model

This post is by Suzanne Abate, CEO, The Development Factory ForThe post How to Plan Product Features Using The Kano Model appeared first on iamwire.

Forget Obamacare — AI is driving the real health care transformation

The Washington fight over the future of Obamacare will have enormous repercussions for our health care system, which now accounts for nearly 18 percent of the U.S. economy. But that impact pales before the transformation already underway due to the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine …

Announcing The 2017 World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

West Side Story

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days.<p>To make it even more difficult, it …

Facebook Ads

Spotlight: Next Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>For a look at the methodology behind our Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, take a look here.</b><p><b>GoFundMe</b><p><b>Founders</b>: Brad Damphousse and Andy Ballester<b>(Pictured:CEO Rob Solomon)</b><p><b>Equity raised</b>: Atleast $300 million<p><b>Estimated 2016 revenue</b>: $100million<p><b>What it does</b>: Runs the world’s largest and most successful …

Venture Capital

7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world dominated by extroversion, living with composure has become something of a rarity. Many of us are practically yelling …

Self-improvement

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Help Them Destroy This Crippling Source of Self-Doubt

Researchers were shocked how quickly girls learned to believe that men are smarter than women.<p>Of course girls can be smart! But they can't be "really, really smart"--the way boys can be--right?<p>It probably bothers you to read that, and it should. For one thing, it's obviously not true. …

Self-improvement

And the winners of the 2017 CRM Watchlist are...

This is the 10th year of the CRM Watchlist, and the contest gets harder every year. Yet every year, not only do some of the expected win, but some …

Watchlist

10 DIY Development Boards for IoT Prototyping

Makers and hackers getting started with connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) have many choices of development boards. In the last 18 …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for April 2016

<i>Flickr: mikebaird</i><p>Ladies rule the gym this month -- with females out front on all but three of the month's top tunes. The list also favors the poppier end of the musical spectrum. At the same time--even with these elements in common -- there's still room for a few surprises.<p>The most anticipated …

The most game-changing Costco shopping secrets

If you love to snap up a bargain (who doesn't?), then you probably have a Costco membership card tucked away in your wallet. This mega warehouse sells everything in bulk, from grocery items (including organic fruit and vegetables) to household goods, electronics, liquor, diamond rings, and even …

Shopping

The 5-Minute Workout That’s So Tough We Call It a ‘Death Set’

Calories won’t survive these 5-minute workouts. Will you?<p>This 5-minute workout will bring you to your knees.<p>Unlike the average strength training session where you spend about 15 to 30 seconds working at a time, this routine requires you to work 5 minutes straight. That’s why I call it a “Death Set.”<p>…

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

Sustainable Four-Level Home in Brazil Exhibiting a Bold Modern Architecture

Located in Sousas, one of four districts from the city of Campinas-Sao Paulo, this four-level home by <b>24.7 Arquitetura Design</b> defies the provincial …

Report: Apple to Announce Smart Home Platform Next Monday

As my fellow blogger Todd Bernhard discussed in this post, there was a report out Monday from <i>The Financial Times</i> saying that Apple will be announcing a new Smart Home platform during next Monday's keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple has been working on an integrated home …

Apple

NIMBOXX aims to bring easy virtualization to small IT shops

If the idea of upgrading your small business’s IT infrastructure strikes terror in your heart, the folks at NIMBOXX , a Gigaom Structure 2014 …

The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

You probably assume Google and Facebook know everything about you. You may not have heard of a group of companies who possibly know even more. They’re called data brokers, and their business is collecting and selling personal data—typically without your knowledge or consent—that are used to verify …

Mobile Devices