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The 15 best business books to read this summer

1/<p>'Bad Blood' by John Carreyrou<p>Knopf Doubleday<p>The medical device startup Theranos was once the world's hottest startup, its founder Elizabeth Holmes— …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

Workouts

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

The best business books to recommend | Financial Times

As the 2018 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award opens for entries, we asked judges and winners of the award and its sister Bracken Bower …

Books

5 Podcasts to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Talking to yourself isn't a bad thing -- but the fact that up to 70 percent of your words are negative is a very bad thing. Getting other voices into the mix can dilute the negativity and add motivation.<p>People talk to themselves -- a lot. With studies showing that our internal dialogue clips along …

Happiness

The Boléro Effect Productivity Playlist

Ravel’s <i>Boléro</i>, the famous repetitive piece that builds to a full-orchestra climax, is the most famous example of a classical form, based on the Latin …

Playlist

26 Time-Management Tricks Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Lifehacker is constantly testing new and unusual ways to get things done faster - from the "It Follows" horror movie method to the tried …

Nine Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind [Infographic]

Picture this: You're slouched in a meeting, supposedly paying attention, but your mind has wandered off, churning out various to-do lists, thinking …

Mindfulness

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

Turns Out, Testing Websites Can Be a Lucrative Side Hustle.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to …

What Your Moon Sign Says About Your Personality

Existing as an emotional being can be hard — often, it seems like your feelings have a mind of their own with little regard to what you’ve got going on in reality. Have an exciting job interview tomorrow? Perfect time to start questioning all your life choices! Got a hot date on Saturday night? Why …

Happiness

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

Exercise

The 10-Minute, Total-Body HIIT Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

To speed up your metabolism, your workouts must strengthen your muscles while spiking your heart rate—and of course, you need to do them regularly. These routines don't have to last long: in fact, studies have shown that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super-effective at burning belly …

The 1 Simple Thing Kelly Did to Get Strong — It Only Takes 10 Minutes!

If you think you don't have time, energy, or money to get in shape, these transformation photos from Kelly will prove that you don't need to make a huge commitment or change to see results. Kelly shares, "I started with just TEN minutes of YouTube workout videos."<p>The photo on the left was taken at …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

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Salt, socks and soap: The ultimate household item workout

Can you really forgo the dumbbells for a household item and still get a proper workout?<p>Yep, if you do it right.<p>A tin of beans might be stretching it …

Costly Landscape Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Regardless of how seasoned we may …

How to make the best scrambled eggs you've ever tasted

We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny scramble.<p>We know what you're thinking: Do I really need a recipe for scrambled eggs? If you just want a …

This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More)

Want to boost your productivity? Become a morning person.<p>The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory …

Time Management

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

Self-improvement

Misty Copeland's 5 Exercises for a Strong, Sculpted Ballerina Body

The typical physique of a ballerina from decades ago is no longer the standard today. That shift—from "childlike and brittle" to strong, healthy, …

Yoga

Want to Increase Sales? Get to Know the 4 Personality Types of Your Customers

When you do, it's like being in their heads. This should be every sales person's secret weapon.<p>People are are naturally wired at their very core to hear differently, speak differently, and work differently. You can thank their personality types for that.<p>But get this: People are also wired to make …

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Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually WORK

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

A persuasion expert's 4 best tips for being productive when you don't feel like it

I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for <i>me</i> to convince <i>me</i> to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself?<p>I knew the answer was a bit beyond my pay grade, so I called an expert …<p>Robert Cialdini is the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion …

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Personal Hygiene

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

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