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This Mindfulness Trick Could Help You Keep Your Anxiety On Lock

By now we’ve likely all heard the term mindfulness thrown around a bajillion times (rough estimation). It’s been a buzzword in wellness circles for …

Mindfulness

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

Healthy Eating

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Self-improvement

Want a Real Strength-Building Workout? Try This Medicine Ball Routine

This intense total-body routine designed by Smith consists of two parts: a five-move circuit and a three-move finisher. Together, they hit all your …

Exercise

How to get the best out of exercise

Conflicting theories on how to maximise exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. As New Year fitness plans begin in earnest, here’s a scientific response to some frequently asked questions<p>Should I eat breakfast before my morning workout?<p>You might think it wise to fuel up before a long run or …

Timeless Muscle: Look and feel great in your 30s, 40s, and beyond

When you’re training for long-term youth and vitality, you want to stimulate protein synthesis while triggering a cascade of beneficial hormones …

Exercise

This 8-Minute HIIT Tabata Routine Gets You Toned in No Time

For anyone who’s looking to get fit fast, Tabata is the ideal workout. In case you’re unfamiliar, Tabata is a form of high intensity interval …

12 Leadership Lessons from Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Alex Gorsky, WG’96, CEO …

Asking your coworkers two uncomfortable questions is the key to getting ahead in your career

How do the people you work with see you?<p>However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us — we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see us as weak and indecisive (that happened to me). Or …

Self-improvement

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways To Be More Effective At Work

We are creatures of habit, and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to 'think' about the task<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

8 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Don't Want To End Up Alone In Life

People are always complaining about being alone. I’ll have people ask me, regularly, where they can find the love of their life. The truth is that I …

7 Ways Successful CEOs Improve the Performance of Their Teams

Here are some of the techniques top CEOs use to maximize the performance of employees throughout their organizations<p>A company's performance is highly dependent on the performance of its teams. Hence, as CEOs and managers prepare for the new business year, I thought I would share some tips for …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are currently over 8,000 online courses available in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants …

The 70-20-10 Rule

A simple principle for managing scarce resources<p>One of the things I always get asked about from the companies I work with is how to manage their innovation resources. Should they bet big on an unproven, but possibly breakthrough idea? Or focus on improving the products that they already know their …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

This 1 Radical Idea Can Improve All Of Your Meetings Immediately

Many companies have too many meetings. This change will force people to rethink how often they are meeting and for what purpose.<p>As an executive coach, I hear a lot of reasons why senior people can't get more done: everything from direct reports who don't take initiative, bosses who have unrealistic …

7 Brilliant Company Culture Principles You Can Learn From a Beer Company

This should be one of the most important goals for your organization in 2018.<p>With the amount of research that's come out on the topic over the past few years, the argument is hard to refute -- your company'sculture is a big deal. According to Deloitte, "There are few factors that contribute more to …

3 Unmistakable Signs of True Leadership, According to an Author Who Interviewed 525 CEOs

Popular The New York Times columnist Adam Bryant of "Corner Office" fame reveals what he found to be the best qualities of top executives from a decade of interviewing them.<p><i>The New York Times</i> journalist Adam Bryant has been dazzling readers of his Corner Office column for a decade. He says the …

9 Best 1-Minute Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Oprah Winfrey

We can learn a trick or two from three of the world's most successful business icons.<p>We all love those useful positive psychology and neuroscience mind hacks that help us use our brains more effectively. Yeah, it's a thing -- books and blogs have been written about mind hacks.<p>We can also learn a …

Arianna Huffington

7 Traits That Will Help You Build Great Teams that Deliver Amazing Results

Leaders is not complicated, but it does require us to be proactive and develop the right skills.<p>What is it that makes a great leader? What characteristics and qualities help to inspire, motivate and drive teams and companies to success.<br>Having worked in senior leadership roles for over 25 years, …

Employee Engagement
Self-improvement

Doing This 1 Thing Could Help Your Intelligence, Focus, and Creativity

Evidence shows that keeping an analog journal can help with productivity and creativity. Here are three simple tips to get started.<p>While our lives continue to be consumed by digital technologies, lost is the art of journaling. Keeping a written journal, however, can have remarkable benefits.<p>Studies …

Creativity

Tip: The Double Kettlebell Complex

Complexes can be used for fat loss or strength gains. Try this one using heavy 3-rep sets for each exercise in the series. No rest between …

This Electrifying Core and Cardio Energizer Will Shred You

​This combination of exercises will energize you, melt fat, and chisel those abs<p>If you want a workout that is going to energize you and make you break a sweat, this core and cardio combo, created by Andy Speer of The Anarchy Abs Workout, is for you. Because the exercises involved don't use heavy …

Access to Data Is Great, but It's How You Communicate It That Matters

Sharing information in real time empowers workers to act<p>Remember Michael Jackson at Motown 25?<p>After reuniting with his brothers to sing some old hits, he ushered them off stage, donned his signature fedora and declared that as great as those times were, “I like the new songs!”<p>I’m no singer, but I …