Sujatha Shankar

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Nutritionists Say These High-Iron Foods Give You Healthy Skin, Hair, and More

Since we were kids, we've been told time and time again to eat our fruits and vegetables. And this statement rings so incredibly true—<i>especially in</i> …

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

Workouts

Interior Design Inspirations - Electronic magazine

If you need to get new ideas on upgrading your exterior home design, then you simply go to the correct place. Making decent home design by …

Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Listen to These 10 Podcasts

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

Leadership

Glass ceiling: Women hold only one of five board positions

Women continue to have a tough time when it comes to being appointed to a corporate boards, a new survey finds.<p>Men land four of every five board seats, finds the survey by Catalyst, which specializes in finding ways to promote women within organizations. It’s even worse when it comes to female …

Some Space Saving Interior Design Ideas For Modern Apartments

Space saving interior design ideas offer clever and original solutions for those who can afford the expensive services and for those who want to …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

Kerry Washington: How About Kamala Harris For First Female President Of Color?

Not this year, the "Scandal" star said, but maybe in four more.<p>Actress Kerry Washington isn't sure the country is ready to elect a woman of color as president, but she has hope -- and a name to suggest. She thinks California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) would be a great choice.<p>As political …

Michelle Obama's TMI: She Likes to Watch Her 'Swagalicious' Husband Cross the White House Lawn

She’s picking up what he’s putting down.<p>Michelle Obama got a little candid about her relationship with husband, President Barack Obama during her …

4 Ways to Power Through Fear and Maximize Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So many talented professionals are unhappy working in their corporate jobs and dream of being their own boss -- but they’d never make the leap into entrepreneurship because they’re terrified of losing their “job security.” It’s …

Entrepreneurship

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

Psychology

Black holes not the end: Physical object could cross a wormhole into another part of the universe

A physical object could potentially pass through a wormhole at the centre of a black hole to another part of the universe, a team of theoretical …

How Leonardo DiCaprio Is Trying to Disrupt Hollywood

A start-up that hopes to predict Hollywood’s next big hit has attracted a host of celebrity investors—including a That ’70s Show actor who isn’t Ashton Kutcher.<p>Actor <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> is adding another company to his small but growing portfolio of venture investments, taking a stake in a wonky …

15 Time Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here are 15 …

Self-improvement

President Obama at Women's Summit: This Is What a Feminist Looks Like

President Obama stood firm in his feminism at the United State of Women Summit on Tuesday afternoon, a daylong convening hosted by the White House to …

Valerie Jarrett

What Every Manager Should Know About Being The Boss

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

What Type Of Corporate Culture Do Women Really Want?

Everyone seemed to have an opinion, after Sheryl Sandburg’s book <i>Lean In</i> was published, about how work should be restructured for women to thrive in the workplace. Similarly, Rebecca Shambaugh, leadership strategist, founder of Women In Leadership and Learning (WILL) and author of <i>Make Room for Her</i><i>,</i> …

The Two Strategies Needed to Maintain Corporate Culture During Growth

Maintaining corporate growth in your own business, while also reinforcing a strong company culture, is one of the most rewarding things in life.<p>I’ve …

Corporate Culture

Why Hillary Clinton Being the ‘First Woman’ President Matters

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s historic achievement, there has emerged a strange kind of handwringing, as though celebrating the first woman to …

Hillary Clinton

Watch Live: President Obama and Michelle Obama Speak at United State of Women Summit

The United State of Women Summit will be live-streaming from The White House Tuesday, with speakers ranging from President Barack Obama and First …

Michelle Obama

59 of the Best Quotes for Entrepreneurial Success

Being entrepreneur isn't a part time or full- time job. It's a lifestyle.<p>Entrepreneurs are initiators, challengers, and drivers. Entrepreneurs create something new-whether it's an initiative, a business, or a company.<p>Being an entrepreneur means you are willing to take the less traveled path, …

Motivation

5 Essential Skills You Need To Keep Your Job In The Next 10 Years

Automation may affect half of jobs. Here are five areas to develop to keep yourself employed.<p>With everything from how we collaborate to the technology we use undergoing enormous transformation, many believe that the future of work will look very different in 10 years.<p>By some estimates, roughly half …

The Workplace

Want to Succeed? Do This One Thing

Call it what you want, perseverance pays off.<p>Have you noticed that everyone is talking about grit these days, as if it has just been discovered? Business leaders, pundits, scientists, and even celebrities are extolling the importance of grit as a key ingredient in success.<p>Although the scientists …

Self-improvement

This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees

Workers want more from their employer than a paycheck.<p>Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where …

Employee Engagement

6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Many of you reading this right now are working for someone else — helping someone else build their …

3 Surprising Leadership Qualities You're Probably Missing

Ready to unlock a higher level of leadership? Start embracing these out-of-the-box traits.<p>Certain traits leaders demonstrate--honesty, confidence and creativity, for instance--should come as no shock. If you're looking to truly set yourself above the pack, though, you've got to go beyond these …

Leadership

10 Health Habits You'll Never Regret Doing

We all have regrets in life. Maybe you've didn't travel as much as you would have liked or you stayed too long in a bad relationship.<p>When it comes to our health, there can also be regrets. But if you start now there is still time to garner health benefits bringing fulfillment and enjoyment to your …

These Kinds of People Make Terrible Employees

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 1 Productivity-Killing Habit You Need to Stop Doing Now

How your mental accounting for time is crushing your productivity (and how to make it add up right).<p>I got up this morning at 5 a.m. and was pretty pleased with myself when I made it to my 9:30 a.m. coffee catch-up meeting only 7 minutes past the scheduled start. I'm chronically late--not typically …

Time Management