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Did You Learn Leadership Wrong? | Inc.com

Which is more common--an athlete becoming a business or political leader, or a political figure becoming an athlete?<p>Many athletes and become leaders in business, politics, and so on, but the reverse never happens. The difference tells me that sports teaches skills useful and essential to leadership.<p>…

Leadership

Boy Repeatedly Stabs 14-Year-Old Girl During School Assembly in Oklahoma, Police Say

(OKLAHOMA CITY) — A boy stood up and repeatedly stabbed a 14-year-old girl during an assembly at an Oklahoma high school on the first day of classes …

High School

Oklahoma School Shuts Down for 2 Days After Parents Threaten Transgender 7th Grader on Facebook

A school district in southern Oklahoma was forced to shut down for two days after parents used a Facebook group to threaten violence against a …

LGBTQI

Parkland Students Begin First Day of School—With New Classroom Locks and Upgraded Video Surveillance

(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High may notice some changes Wednesday as they begin their first school year since a gunman …

Video Surveillance

This Bodyweight Mobility Workout Can Build Strength in Less Than 20 Minutes

Get cut using the same workout 50 Cent and Kevin Love do to max out their mobility.<p>If you want to get fit, improve your mobility, and build strength, you don't necessarily need to spend hours in the weight room lifting weights or performing drills. You can work to get yourself in shape anywhere, …

Workouts

Burn Fat Anywhere, Anytime with This 20-Minute Bodyweight Circuit

Get moving -- this workout from 50 Cent and Kevin Love's trainer only takes about 20 minutes.<p>Mobility is important whether you're training for a specific activity, sport, or if you just want to look good and be healthy. That's why trainer Jay Cardiello emphasizes movement and mobility exercises in …

50 Cent

Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

NEW YORK (AP) — A rising college basketball coaching star accused of throwing a punch that killed a New York City tourist who had apparently mistaken him for an Uber driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to an assault charge.<p>Wake Forest University assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked digital …

Wake Forest University

Prosecutor: Man trained kids for school shooting

New Mexico

Police: Teen arrested at Indiana high school had 10 knives strapped to his body

MUNCIE, Ind. – A Muncie teenager was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after he was found at Central High School with “ten knives strapped to his body,” police say.<p>Thomas Lon Owens III, 18, was arrested and charged with trespassing and 10 counts of possession of a knife on school …

Crime

What I Learned Researching the Deadliest School Disaster in American History

School tragedies have become agonizingly commonplace, but the school disaster that claimed the most lives in American history has been widely …

Natural Gas

How to Tweak Your Hiring Practices to Fit Today's Tough Job Market

Finding your dream hire is close to impossible in the current environment--and it's only going to get harder.<p>You've probably noticed that hiring for open positions these days feels harder than it ever has before.<p>With the unemployment rate at a historic low--it fell to 3.9 percent in July--there are …

Employment

LeBron James' commitment to send kids from his school to college could one day reach over $100 million

LeBron James on Monday unveiled the I Promise School, the new public school he opened in Akron, Ohio.<p>The school will start with 240 at-risk children (third and fourth graders) with plans to expand to over 1,000 students.<p>In addition to an extensive infrastructure meant to support the students, kids …

College & University

LeBron James Opened a School in Akron Before He Leaves for the Lakers

It’s a parting gift to his hometown.<p>On Monday, 240 students in Akron, Ohio, had their first day of school — and LeBron James was there to greet them. The LeBron James Family Foundation opened the I Promise School in collaboration with the public school system in James' beloved hometown.<p>The I …

Basketball

Your Foolproof Fresh Air Fitness Plan

Make the most of the rest of summer with these killer outdoor workouts.<p>The days are long, the weather is warm, and do you see how the sun hits your biceps?<p>Science suggests you’ll have more fun training outdoors, and there’s no excuse not to. No matter your schedule, we've got the right workout for …

Exercise

Pump Up Before You Hit the Beach with This 4-Move Circuit

You'll want to try this before your late-summer beach trip.<p>Admit it: You glance in the mirror <i>at least</i> a few times before heading to the beach.<p>Let’s get you looking your best. This workout from celebrity trainer Joe Dowdell, C.S.C.S., blends postural moves to make you stand (and walk) taller with …

Workouts

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

Here Are 6 Side Hustles You Can Start From Your Couch

The word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Here's how you can monetize your own passion.<p>From graphic designers selling on Amazon and bankers writing ebooks to writers running podcasts, the word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Last year, it was reported that one …

Small Business

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

How This Strategy Helped My Company Ditch Email and Become Way More Productive

Our seemingly innocent CRM implementation has completely revolutionized the way we do business.<p>Let's face it, many of us feel completely overwhelmed at work. It's estimated that the average professional person spends 20 percent of his or her time searching for information. Our inboxes are inundated …

Project Management

Want Your Team's Respect and Loyalty? These 7 Habits Are Essential

You can become the leader of a super productive team that actually likes and respects you. Here's how.<p>A few years ago, researchers reported that 86 percent of employees believe that they are more productive if they like their boss. Unfortunately, 3 out of 4 employees report that dealing with their …

Employment

All You Need Is a Towel for This Killer Ab Workout

Those towels in your gym are useful for more than just wiping away your sweat.<p>Ab work shouldn't just be an afterthought to your fitness routine — your core should be central to your full body plan.<p>A strong midsection is the key to a strong body, and the flashy set of abs you can develop through …

Workouts

The Lower Body Workout for Killer Quads

Set off a quad quake with this killer six-week lower body routine.<p>Your quads might not be in need of work as much as your glutes and hamstrings — but that doesn't mean that you should totally ignore the front side of your upper legs to completely focus on your posterior.<p>Even though quads are …

Workouts

The No-Frills, 1-Month Path to Get Jacked

This month-long program uses tried-and-true techniques to pack on muscle.<p>Give celebrity fitness trainer Joe Dowdell, C.S.C.S., a month to get you in shape and he won’t put you through a series of fancy HIIT workouts.<p>Instead, the founder of Dowdell Fitness Systems will give you a list of …

Rowing

3 Boxing Workouts to Help You Pack a Punch

Box your way to a better body.<p>If you want to unleash some pent up aggression during your workout, there's nothing better than grabbing some boxing gloves and whaling on a heavy bag.<p>Even just drilling for the sport can help to improve your cardio stamina, endurance, balance, and coordination. You'll …

George Foreman

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

When I speak to large groups about leadership, one question I often ask is, “How many of you have ever received a compliment from your boss that actually offended you?” Without exception, more than two-thirds of the people in the room raise their hands. When I probe further on what people found …

17 Wise Nelson Mandela Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success

Nelson Mandela is the father of the modern nation of South Africa. His wisdom will endure through the ages.<p>If you happened to be putting together a short list of leaders who have had the greatest impact on the world, then Nelson Mandela would surely be at or near the top. Mandela was an outspoken …

Being a CEO Is Different Than Being a Leader. Here's What to Expect

It's a constant learning process when you're at the top.<p>Functional leaders exist in every company. Each department and team has someone in charge who's making sure everyone is operating effectively.<p>But the buck stops with the CEO.<p>People tend to envision the job of CEO as the most enviable position …

4 Ways to Be a Better Boss, Backed by Research

To encourage your employees' development, you may think you have to be their teacher or cheerleader. Turns out what they really need is a matchmaker.<p>Entrepreneurs face a lot of challenges as their companies grow. In the early days of Influence & Co., my co-founder and I were all over the place: We …

Employment

These Successful CEOs Avoid Going Into the Office. Here's Why

Want to know how successful CEOs get such great results? Here are the four reasons why (and how you can model their success to generate greater growth.)<p>There are three levels of building a company.<p>Level One: A "Start Up" Business.<p>You've got no real control yet, nor freedom.<p>Level Two: An "Owner …