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Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

How to support your immunity: Healthy Diet Plan January 2018

If you're keen to stay cold and flu-free this winter, it's difficult to know how best to protect yourself. Does it really help to stock up on …

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read | Inc.com

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

Bill Gates

Three Things You Must Do On LinkedIn Every Day

The best way to maximize the value of LinkedIn is to get into the habit of engaging with the platform on a daily basis. Now before you groan and say, “But who has time for that?” consider this: You need only invest nine or fewer minutes in LinkedIn to complete these activities, as long as you …

LinkedIn

Get Ready to Work Your Abs and Fire Up Your Core

Let's talk about your core for a moment: it likely needs to be stronger. You need a strong core for just about every activity, from running to dancing, from yoga to heavy lifting. This simple workout is a great way to start building strength — it's great for beginners, too. And let's review: your …

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

As you think ahead to improving your leadership skills in 2018 and beyond, the best traits I have found which will profoundly impact individuals and teams may not be futuristic at all. But -- and you can take this to the bank -- these 5 leadership practices will stand the test of time, next year or …

Leadership

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

I recently published an article on Inc.com saying that people who read are going to be a mile ahead of those who do not. I received a lot of feedback from aspiring entrepreneurs asking where they should begin. After I gave myself some time to think, I listed what I believe are the five best books …

Entrepreneurship

Is It Better to Cook With Coconut Oil or Olive Oil?

<b>Q. Is it better to cook with coconut oil or olive oil?</b><p><b>A.</b> In terms of health impacts, it is better to cook with olive oil.<p>Compared to a tablespoon of olive oil, a tablespoon of coconut oil contains about six times the amount of saturated fat, nearly meeting the daily limit of about 13 grams that the …

Nutrition

The 1 Reason Most People Quit (and 5 Things You Can Do to Prevent It) | Inc.com

According to Gallup, only 32 percent of employees in the U.S. are engaged--involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and workplace. When you expand the sample worldwide, those numbers drop to 13 percent.<p>Some organizations may not be overly concerned about participation in …

Employee Engagement

The 7 Best Anti-Aging Products of All Time, According to Dermatologists

5 Characteristics Of Great Managers

<i>By Chuck Leddy</i><p>It’s hard to pinpoint the characteristics of great managers — the personal and professional qualities that make them so effective at driving organizational success. However, we’ve identified five crucial traits that can make a good manager outstanding, along with five leaders who …

Leadership

The 5 juices and smoothies you need to drink this season

Let’s raise a drink to your health this fall and winter. Do you want better skin, liver cleansing, an immunity boost, improved eye health, better …

How the Internet of Things for Smart Cities is Changing Transportation

0<p>The <b>Internet of Things (IoT)</b> is the concept of physical objects that are connected to the internet. They generate data to make our lives easier. …

Smart Cities

The Best Time to Travel to Bali

In movies and magazine spreads, Bali looks like a balmy, year-round beach lover’s paradise. And for a good portion of the year, it is. Temperatures …

Asia Travel

The Best Bosses and Managers Do This | Inc.com

A few weeks ago I attended a youth soccer game that my son, Isaac, refereed. For most of his life, Isaac has played travel soccer. He loves the sport and knows the rules of the game inside and out. It's not uncommon for Isaac to get emails from parents commending his refereeing skills. Suffice it …

Self-improvement

Apple fires employee after daughter's iPhone X video goes viral

Just because a tech company has announced a product doesn't mean employees are free to share or talk about it before release -- just ask Microsoft. And unfortunately, one Apple engineer learned that the hard way. Apple has reportedly fired a iPhone team member after his daughter Brooke posted a …

Most Popular Programming Books to Buy

Books

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Exercise

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Dental Care

How to Stay Focused When You’re Working from Home

No commute. No drive-by meetings. No dress code. Remote working can seem like a dream — until personal obligations get in the way. These distractions are easy to ignore in an office, but at home it can be difficult to draw the line between personal and professional time.<p>Consider when you’re working …

5 Foods to Eat Before Bed to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Can't fall asleep? Consider adding these foods to your diet.<p>Earlier this week we learned that sleep deprivation could be shaving years off our lives. …

Nutrition

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

Verizon's nixing some cell service in rural Montana has locals scared about emergencies

Some rural Montana residents are learning they'll soon be without cell phone service after Verizon Wireless quietly informed them they're dropping them.<p>At issues are accounts that use too much data outside the network.<p>Notification letters were sent to 919 customers, accounting for 2,035 lines, …

Net Neutrality

Seven foods that help your hair grow faster, thicker

If your hair is weak, yellow pepper may work wonders.<p>To try a new look or just to have healthy hair, at least once in a while, you must have looked …

The One Set of Skills Every Leader Needs (but Many Lack) | Inc.com

The answer varies widely depending whom you ask. Whether you're talking to researchers or practitioners, there's not a lot of consensus. But there's one trait that most agree can mark the difference between a good leader and a great leader.<p>Strangely enough, it's also a skill that many leaders …

Self-awareness

7 Egg Recipes For Advanced Egg-perts

This will be the year you can cook perfectly poached eggs. It'll be the time you finally bake up a billowing soufflé and possibly whip up a fluffy batch of egg clouds. Yes, all of these egg recipes are for the advanced cook who needs a challenge in the breakfast department.

5 ways to cleanse your body in one day

While there is no such thing as a one-day miracle diet (or any quick fix to meeting your weight loss goals), it can be useful to hit the reset button after the holidays, giving you a little push towards feeling better stat and making healthier long-term decisions.<p>Here are five tips to help you …