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3 Keys to Motivating Millennials

Meet these three workplace needs Millennials have and you are on your way to motivating them to new levels of performance.<p>My work with Millennials for the past 10 years and independent research reveal three workplace needs of Millennials. As a leader, if you fulfill these needs, you are on your way …

Employee Engagement

How to Motivate Millennials, By Millennials

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much has been written about millennials. They are entitled. They are fickle. They are sell-outs. At times, these are described as their good traits.<p>Regardless of how you feel about millennials, however, they are coming of age, …

Team Building

Library Offers Homeless People Mental Health Services, And It's Working

Libraries are often the safest place for homeless people.<p>Of the 5,000 people who visit the San Francisco Public Library every day, about 15 percent of them are homeless, PBS reported. After years of watching this underserved demographic float through to get Internet access, a restroom and often, …

Relieve Your Anxiety by Singing It

Some therapists are using Songify, a music app, to have patients make recordings of their worried thoughts—and get rid of them.<p>On my recent reporting trip to Brazil, I went on a hike and got bitten 40 times by an unknown insect.<p>The welts were larger than mosquito bites and were completely painless …

Turn Your Fears into Fuel

To be honest I have yet to come to terms with all my fears. In the days immediately after my divorce I coded my fears into ER categories:<p>Code Red: very critical, maximum priority, immediate action needed;<p>Code Yellow: fairly critical, potential danger; action cannot be delayed;<p>Code Green: not very …

What Happens When We Fear Change More Than We Fear Death?

Change is defined by Dictionary.com as making "the form, nature, content, future, course, etc. of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone."<p><i>It's only a short word, but the word "change" can instill a massive amount of fear in our hearts.</i><p>We've been socially …

How to wow me with your UX research portfolio

When I started out in user experience in 1989 — the field was called ‘human factors’ back then — there was no concept of the ‘UX portfolio’.<p>Just …

Bike Friendly Business Program - Oregon Tourism Commission

<b>Become a Bike Friendly Business and Enhance your Marketing Exposure to Bicyclists</b><p>What is the Bike Friendly Program<p>Oregon loves bicyclists. That’s why …

Cycling Hydration Myths

<b>Why You Need to Drink</b><br>The goal of hydration is to maintain enough blood volume to do two things: keep your muscles working and produce sweat to stay cool. If you lose too much water, your blood becomes too thick to do either, and you slow down.<p><b>Rehydrate Stat:</b> If you're just drinking when you're …

Cycling

Borderlands and hill tribes, back on the bikes

It was never the plan to cycle in Thailand. Because of borders, visa and because travel plans change we made it here anyway. We are in Mae Sot now …

How to tackle your first cycle trip like a pro

Planning your first cycling adventure? Whether you're pootling around southern France or pedalling through South America, here's how to ensure your …

Cycling

Man Loses 20 Stone In Just One Year By Overhauling His Diet And Starting Yoga

A man who struggled to get around due to being overweight is preparing to walk his daughter down the aisle after losing an incredible 20 stone in …

Fitness

Yoga: How We Serve Incarcerated Youth

<i>This is an interview with Jill Weiss Ippolito, who is the founder/director of UpRising Yoga in Los Angeles, a nonprofit program that brings yoga to incarcerated youth and communities that can benefit from yoga. Her organization holds weekly yoga classes for boys and girls incarcerated in Central</i> …

How to Find the Best Yoga Teacher to Guide Your Practice

<i>By Christine Chen</i><p>Yoga is now nearly as popular as golf, according a recent report, which means more people are seeking guidance on a path of stretching their bodies, breath, and minds. The number of people trained to teach is also trending upward, as the quantity of newly registered instructors …

Is it worth it? Dirty Yoga – exercise review

Online yoga: on the plus side, it saves you from having to schlep out to a class; on the minus side, it’s even easier than the real thing to skip altogether<p><b>What is it?</b> I’m too busy to go to yoga classes, and also I’m embarrassed about how fat and inflexible I am. Could Dirty Yoga – an online class …

Yoga

Monday Blues: A Yoga Mat Novella

Yoga doesn’t always go this smoothly… Photo: Daniel Stark<p><b>To be fair, it’s been some time since this ad circulated its way through the interwebs.</b> That …

Yoga

Yoga 2016: Fragmented, Contested, Reimagined

It’s our annual YogaDork’s State of the Yoga Union. We’ve asked a few select leaders and thinkers to share their reflections, predictions and …

Travel Yoga: 14 Tips for Doing Yoga On-The-Go

Add a little flexibility to your travel routine.<p>Relaxation is paramount for a successful trip—even if said trip is jetting off to a busy city on …

Yoga

You Asked: Is Yoga Good Exercise?

From CrossFit to Insanity workouts, exercise has lately trended toward the extreme. But physical activity doesn’t always have to be vigorous to be …

Yoga

JetBlue Brings Yoga Classes To JFK’s T5 This Week

If you’re flying out of JFK Airport this week and happen to be on JetBlue, you’re in for a yoga treat. Over the next couple of days, the blue ones …

Chair pose and cheers: Beer yoga is coming to a city near you

Yoga and alcohol may seem to be on polar opposites of the health spectrum, but a new health craze encourages practitioners to have their beer and …

“Now on tap” to help you with what you need in the moment, anywhere on your phone

article<p>en_US<p>https://search.googleblog.com/2015/05/now-on-tap.html<p>Inside Search<p>https://search.googleblog.com/2015/05/now-on-tap.html<p>Your mobile phone …

In Greece, Driverless Buses Are Now Accepting Passengers

An automated bus program goes with the flow of traffic<p>Greek commuters have a new way to get to work: a completely driverless bus that operates within normal traffic. The buses are part of a program that has been running in Trikala, Greece, since earlier this summer, but so far they’ve only been …

Iterative prototyping and feedback for better UX design

Lean startup is a methodology that can help your company articulate hypotheses better, identify the fastest ways to test those hypotheses, figure out …

A Kiosk That Spits Out Free Short Stories

Reading is a better way to kill time than playing Tetris<p>While slicing fruit, crushing candy and swiping faces have become commonly accepted forms of …

Short Stories

Amazon is opening its first physical bookstore today

Amazon got its start as an online bookseller, and now — over 20 years later — it's decided to sell books the old-fashioned way. On Tuesday, Amazon will open a store in Seattle called Amazon Books. Not only is it one of Amazon's first physical locations, but it's also Amazon's first physical …

Instead of Driving to the Office, How About Driving the Actual Office?

IDEO's Work On Wheels (WOW) concept "inverts the commute"<p>IDEO's known for forward thinking, and with their Automobility project, IDEO skipper Tim …

Columbia University

Adventures in Laser Kerf Bending

If you're going to go curved, you may as well go pretty<p>When Shaun Crampton designed a bentwood housing for his self-built radio receiver, he didn't …

Woodworking

Can Office Furniture Both Look Nice And Make You More Productive?

It seems that no one can get office design right. Cubicles are soul crushing. Open offices are distracting. And just giving people their own offices? Well, that’s just too expensive (or so say many companies).<p>So how do you keep your employees sane while minimizing expensive construction and …

Furniture

Muka Design Lab's Reves Chair has a backrest "like a shirt collar"

The quilted back of this chair by Spanish studio Muka Design Lab can be stood up straight or folded down.<p>Made from an oil-treated beech structure, …

Furniture