Shon McKinnon

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Ten Positive Actions Make For A Powerful Presentation

If I were to ask you if you’ve ever heard a presenter say, “What we’re not is…”? I expect that your answer would be, “Sure!” I would also expect—more likely than not—that you would have left that presentation without a clear idea about what that company did.<p>The tendency to define …

How to build a big, thick and strong back.

Nothing is more impressive then a big, thick and dense back. The size of your back is a HUGE indicator of how you train in the weight room. How many …

Leslie Beck: How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Nutrition

Court decision could sway Colorado battle over oil-gas rules

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators can put more weight on protecting public health and the environment when they draw up rules for oil and gas …

Are Regulations Bad For Business? Oil Execs Say Trump’s Policies Won’t Lead To Much Change

For all their efforts to fight government regulation often intended to stymie pollution and climate change, oil and gas firms likely wouldn’t see a …

As Trump targets energy rules, oil companies downplay their impact

((Refiles March 23 story to fix spelling of Renaissance in first subhead))<p>By Richard Valdmanis<p>BOSTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s White House …

New Boulder County oil and gas rules subject drillers to “disruption payments” to disturbed neighbors

The oil and gas industry will have to follow new procedures and satisfy new local government conditions for drilling and operating wells and related …

Historic Win in Colorado Fracking Lawsuit

In a 2-1 decision Thursday, the Colorado Court of Appeals reversed the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's order denying a youth-brought …

Judiciary

All Drill, No Pump: Oil Producers Are Leaving Thousands of U.S. Wells Unfinished

U.S. shale producers are drilling at the highest rate in 18 months but have left a record number of wells unfinished in the largest oilfield in the …

How to book an Uber using Google Maps

Previous versions of Google Maps showed tariff estimates and wait times for ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, but an update rolled out …

Six Sigma: The smart person's guide

Six Sigma is a data-driven approach to improving business processes that's often used by project managers. This Six Sigma guide covers its benefits, …

Project Management

[SHOT 2016] CoolFire Dry Fire Training

While I was trolling the lanes at SHOT I happened upon a cool little booth offering a system for dry firing with a difference from any other system I …

How to Burn Fat and Be More Muscular & Sexier.

Add to Flipboard Magazine. You want to build muscle but also need to drop some fat.<p>You’re going to the gym, you’re eating your leafy greens, and you …

11 Actual, Working Study Hacks That You Can Use For Your Exams

Everybody could use a helping hand during these stressful times.

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

How To Really Drive Organizational Change

Much has been written about organizational change, how to compel people to change and how to lead change, with the majority of it focusing on finding the right motivation or creating a compelling vision that somehow creates a “shock and awe” effect to suddenly have people “see the light.”<p>I want to …

Trigger Control Myths and Misconceptions

The paradox of the handgun: Handguns are relatively weak weapons that are extremely difficult to shoot with precision. Yet in the United States the …

Sniper Basics For The SHTF Survivalist

<i>Editor’s Note: The following primer for Survivalist Snipers is a must-read (and implement) for anyone who is serious about preserving their life and</i> …

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

A Zen Master Reveals the Ultimate Way to Deal With Haters

The internet is filled with trolls. Trolling – as defined by the virtual society – is nothing but an act of aggression. And a human beings impulse to …

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Don’t get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you’re always deepening your manager’s trust in you.<p>Maybe you’ve been at your job for just a few months. Maybe you’ve been there for a few years. Either way, once you slip into a comfortable routine, it’s easy to take your foot off the gas without …

Mentoring

The 13 countries with best work-life balance for expats

A survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who live and work abroad, rated 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7.<p>One of the sub-indexes looked at work-life balance.<p>The survey said that "although there is no direct correlation between long working hours and …

Armchair archaeology: find lost civilisations using your laptop

Ever fancied making like Indiana Jones and searching for ancient treasures? Now you can do it in your pyjamas<p>Indiana Jones had to eat chilled monkey brains, escape from snake pits and punch Nazis. I’m at home in my pyjamas, looking at blurry bits of ground and using 90 seconds of training to click …

Archaeology

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

How to Train Employees so They Can Leave but Treat Them so Well They Never Want to

When employees do leave and you've coached, educated, and trained them, they'll leave on better terms and be more inclined to advocate for your brand to future partners, clients, and even potential employees.<p>Last year, I said goodbye to a team member who I'd worked pretty closely with for nearly …

Employment

How to Position Yourself as an Authority in Your Niche

<b>By MaryEllen Tribby</b><p>"Who me? An expert?"<p>Yes, nearly everyone has the ability to be a thought leader, an authority or an expert in their niche.<p>Remember you don't need to know <b>everything</b> about your topic to be considered an expert - you just need to know more than the average person.<p>There a number of …

9 Mechanical Pencils for Your Everyday Carry

Somewhere in between the notes application on your phone and the box of Ticonderogas in the back-to-school section lies the mechanical pencil. If you …

Steroids: 'I thought that the only way I could beat my addiction was to end my life'

I WAS INTRODUCED to the world of bodybuilding by Conan the Barbarian. It’s probably one of the worst movies ever made, but it was where I saw a …

The best Fitness Guru to Follow on Instagram.

Want a daily dose of eye-candy with a side order of motivation and workout ideas? Of course you will when you check out the hottest female fitness …

5 Best Bicep Exercises That You’re Not Doing But Probably Should

Bicep exercises are among the most popular because all guys want big arms. And when it comes to training your biceps, the bicep curl is the main …