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Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders, or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp, and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, …

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

This Mini-Workout Will Blast Your Abs, Shoulders, and Arms All At Once

Add this pushup and row finisher to your next workout<p>Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout for <i>Men's Health</i>, knows a little something about how to build a rock-hard midsection. That's why this pushup and row finisher is going to scorch your abs and shoulders.<p>Each move in this workout is …

How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

When it comes to exercise, people have a tendency to take an all-or-nothing approach. Fitness has become associated with panting, standing doubled …

How staying single could actually improve your health

"I never wanted to get married. Living single was my happily ever after," DePaulo, a psychologist at the University of California Santa Barbara and a pioneer for the single life, said at a TEDx Talk this spring.<p>DePaulo has studied singles like herself for more than a decade, and her findings …

University of California

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter

Hiring for culture fit can seem like a mystery, but these 4 interview questions will help you get it right every time.<p>If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's …

Reducing Saturated Fat Just as Effective as Statins for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease continues to be the top killer in the United States. A new review from the American Heart Association reiterates the …

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

13 Ways to Make Lifting Weights More Effective

It’s easy to get stuck in an exercise routine that's, well, a routine. While going through the motions of a "ho-hum" workout may be better than no …

22 Things I’ve Learned After 22 Years Of Being Single

<b>1.</b> Nowadays everyone thinks that everyone has already <i>had</i> a boyfriend/their first kiss/their first time etc… We live in a society where all of that is …

How to Start Crushing Your Instagram Game

If you use your Instagram account as a main online portfolio for your photography, it’s important to make sure you’re presenting your work and skills …

Don’t Waste Time Arguing What A Good Man Is. Be One

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2lehBaW<p>One of the most obnoxious parts of our culture today is our incessant focus on other people’s …

Lessons In Growing Up: You Can’t Change The Way People See You, So Change The Way You View Yourself

By Christel Langué,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2ltzd2J<p>People will tell you endless stories about finding yourself in your late teens to early …

10 habits of people who are always on time

These people are "on-timers," and they have unique habits that make them who they are.<p>Seeing as showing up late is disrespectful, and can negatively affect your career as well as your relationships, it may be time to take a page out of their book.<p>Here are 10 habits that make punctual people tick.

Time Management

14 Influencers Talk About Their Most Popular Image on Instagram

<b>Christopher Anderson</b><br>“To be honest, this IG thing confuses me. Some images I am convinced will be crowd pleasers don’t generate interest, and then …

Social Media

The Best Country in the World? Survey Says It’s Switzerland

Between seemingly nonstop political jolts and springlike winter days, the world has felt like a pretty unstable place lately. As news alerts buzz your phone and temperatures fluctuate wildly from day to day, you may ask yourself, are there any stable places left in the world?<p>The answer is yes. So, …

Burnout Isn't Just Unpleasant--It Can Damage Your Brain. Here's How to Avoid It

Working shorter hours won't necessarily help.<p>Are you feeling burned out at work? You should take that feeling seriously. Research shows that not only does burnout affect your mood and productivity--it actually affects your brain function. Participants in burnout studies showed enlarged amygdalae, …

6 Reasons You're Unhappy at Work (and What to Do About It)

Does going to work feel like a daily grind? It's time to stop making excuses and take action.<p>You may have met a few of these people in your lifetime: The rare individuals who love their jobs and pop out of bed every day energized and excited to get to work. If that's not you, take heart--there are …

Want to Stop Procrastinating? Try the 10-Minute Rule and Get More Done

Get into the habit of tackling those tasks you're tempted to put off.<p>"I know what I need to do. I just can't make myself do it." That's a statement I've heard more times than I could count in my therapy office.<p>Procrastination is a bad mental habit and that can get worse over time. But the 10-minute …

What the Music You Love Says About You and How It Can Improve Your Life

<b>The Music You Love Tells Me Who You Are</b><p>Ever been a bit judgey when you hear someone’s taste in music? Of course you have.<p>And you were right — <b>music</b> …

The World’s Most Radical Experiment in Monetary Policy Isn’t Working

A generation of Japanese accustomed to falling prices have diminished the impact of negative interest rates and other stimulus policies that were supposed to spur wage and price increases; ‘people love to save’<p>During Japan’s go-go 1980s, Hiromi Shibata once blew a month’s salary on a cashmere coat, …

Economics

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life

Can't hire a coach to help you improve your life? Watch these 10 TED talks instead.<p>Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to …

Gadget Lab Podcast: What Even Is Instagram Anymore, Anyway? | WIRED

Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<p>Date of Publication: 02.24.17.<p>Time of Publication: 2:17 pm. 2:17 pm<p>Hip to Be Square<p>Instagram got another new …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life

Give your brain more positive things to observe, adopt a positive mindset, and stay away from negative attitudes of others.<p><i>How can I avoid negativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

LinkedIn Is the New Facebook: Here's What You Need to Know

Odd, quirky, and even provocative content continues to pop up on the once-conservative business social network.<p>LinkedIn has been around since 2003. But lately, something has changed. Content that was once frowned upon on Facebook is now the new normal on LinkedIn.<p>The business social networking site …

Social Media

How These 6 Instagram Photographers Got a Million Followers

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Why are Your Landscapes Always in...Landscape?

Should you Automatically Shoot Landscapes in this Orientation or Go Vertical?<p>I won't knock you over the head for assuming landscapes should be shot …

Pinterest introduces Lens, a Shazam for objects in the real world

New, more visual search<p>Pinterest today introduced Lens, a new visual search tool that uses machine vision to detect objects in the real world and suggest related items on the service. Lens, which is now in beta, is a tool inside the Pinterest mobile app that functions as a kind of Shazam for …

5 Must-Know Tips to Closing Monster Accounts

Learn the key strategies used by the top one percent of salespeople to close those massive sales.<p>The top one percent of salespeople earn six or seven figures a year. How do they do it? I'll give you a hint--it's not by closing more sales. In fact, a lot of mediocre salespeople close more sales in a …