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Build muscle with the pushup challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

Self-improvement

This Powerful Meeting Hack Is One of the Best Ways to Inspire Great Teamwork

The key is being able to live out these principles daily after you agree to them as a team.<p>So you're a manager, and you're finding that your team has diverse personalities, egos and strong opinions. Your managing efforts under this daily scenario can be downright challenging.<p>It's worse when people …

Sustainability

7 body-language mistakes that could ruin someone's first impression of you

Or that if you are introverted you could be sending the wrong message to your boss about your confidence and capabilities?<p>According to body language expert Dr. Lillian Glass, how you carry yourself can drastically impact a first impression at work.<p>"Introvert and extroverts need to be mindful of …

Body Language

An analysis of 50,000 managers reveals the trait that best predicts a leader's success

Some leaders are extroverts, natural mentors, and charismatic speakers; others prefer to lead by example and take a more hands-off approach.<p>There is, however, one simple fact that leaders ignore at their peril: those who demonstrate high levels of "interpersonal warmth" have a better chance at …

Body Language

​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe

Turn your body into a powerhouse with this barbell and plate workout<p>This workout, by Ashley Horner, owner of American Sled Dogs, combines three strength moves that will turn your body into a powerhouse and build a lower body of steel.<p>The barbell heavy squat not only builds massive legs and glutes, …

I Made These 8 Classic Mistakes When First Becoming a Manager

<i>Answer by Dushka Zapata on Quora</i><p>Winning business is so distractingly sexy that we keep making the same mistake over and over: we prioritize business …

Tip: The T-Bench Chest Press

This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.<p>Instead of lying lengthwise on the bench, the T-bench …

Keeping Your Credibility While Changing Your Mind

Trump and the Presidential Flip-Flop<p>We have grown up in a culture of planning, the mindset that to get to point A to point B, there has to be a sense of each of the points and how specifically to get from one to the other. When selecting our leaders, we do so with the belief, or at the least the …

Leadership

How to Meet Tight Deadlines Without Sacrificing Creativity

In today's fast-paced world, entrepreneurs have very few windows dedicated to uninterrupted focus. Here's some good news: You can flex your creative muscles and craft top-notch solutions while the dark clouds of tight deadlines loom overhead.<p>There's nothing boring about being an entrepreneur. Every …

A Game Plan for That Conversation You’ve Been Putting Off

Have you been putting off an important-but-difficult conversation? Perhaps you just can’t bring yourself to share some negative feedback with a peer. Or maybe you are hesitant to admit to something you did wrong. Either way, your dread is probably growing over time as you imagine worse and worse …

Salt swaps: 7 seasonings to help you cut your salt intake

Last week I shared tips to help you break up with salt. But I know what you’re asking yourself now... <i>how, oh how, will food ever taste good again?</i> …

5 Indicators of An Overvalued Stock Market | Investopedia

Since Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America, the S&P 500 has jumped more than 8%. However, at least five different …

'Clean eating': How good is it for you?

<b>Young people are being warned that faddy diets are putting their health at risk.</b><p>The National Osteoporosis Society found that a fifth of under-25s were cutting out or reducing dairy in their diet, which can affect their bones.<p>One diet that - in its extreme form - recommends avoiding dairy is "clean …

Nutrition

Here's the Real Reason Top Talent is Turning You Down

Your leadership style could be deterring the best employees.<p>Despite offering a high salary, a corner office, and generous shares in the company, another qualified candidate has turned you down. While competition for top talent has always been fierce, it's becoming a growing concern when this same …

Leadership

Weird Recovery Methods that Actually Work

Like with fitness and nutrition, the business of recovery cycles through its fair share of trends. For every forgotten juicer and dusty Tae Bo box …

An etiquette expert explains 12 ways you're making a bad impression at work without realizing it

Everyone has a few habits they could improve but you may not even recognize that you have some of these habits.<p>When your bad habits interfere with the work environment it becomes detrimental to the company's common goals.<p>That leads to bad relationships with coworkers and clients.<p>Here are 12 ways …

Body Language

Science Says This Mistake Makes You 34 Times Less Persuasive (You Do It Every Day)

How you make a request has a huge impact on how likely you are to get a yes.<p>Email has many advantages. It's cheap, far-reaching, asynchronous, and easy to tinker with and test. Plus, it helps phone-phobic Millennials avoid the terror of actually calling someone or risking an in-person rejection.<p>But …

Self-improvement

Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.<p>You're only as strong as your nervous system allows you …

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

7 Things Great Bosses Tell Their Employees Every Single Day

Leaders have the power to get their people super motivated--or not.<p>Ever wondered what the best bosses whisper to their employees to get them motivated and glad to be working every single day? Here's your chance to find out.<p>1. "I trust you."<p>These three words tell your employees that you believe in …

The Workplace

7 Stress-Free Ways To Eat A Little Healthier This Week

Don't overthink it.

Today's Workout 21: Strengthen your core, build out your chest

It's time to drop and give us 20.<p>Well, 10 actually—and then another 10, and then another 10, and... well, you get the picture. This hardcore …

Why 'betas' are better bosses: 3 reasons why this personality type makes the best manager

Bad bosses come in different forms. Some demand all your time. Some you fear asking for a raise. And then there are those who make life a living hell.<p>…

These 2 Microworkouts Are Super Short and Effective

Your schedule is jam-packed, and you’ve lost all hope of making it to the gym. But here’s some good news: You can still fit in a serious workout even …

Make Your Squats Burn Even More Calories With This Variation

Get your strength and cardio work done all at once! This jumping-jack-meets-squat combo is just what the doctor ordered.<p>Squat jacks, or "sumo squat jumps," will give you a deeper burn in your quads and glutes, both calorie-burning powerhouses.<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and slightly …

10 Verbal Skills of the Most Likable People

Being likable requires more than just knowing what to say.<p>Remarkable entrepreneurs and leaders know that emotional intelligence and being a likable person contribute immensely to their success. It's no surprise when you consider that hiring key employees, managing teams, and landing big deals all …

Self-improvement

Tip: Improve Ankle Mobility Fast

Do this before leg day and you'll feel the difference in your squats and deadlifts.<p>Nearly everyone has limitations moving into dorsiflexion, which is …

11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

Workouts

15 sentences your interviewer doesn't want to hear

It's not hard to flub an interview.<p>The nerves that come with sitting across from a hiring manager and opening yourself up for judgment sometimes cause you say the wrong thing at the wrong time.<p>That's understandable. But what phrases <i>really</i> tick off interviewers?<p>Business Insider spoke with several …

Employment