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4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

Top 10 common habits of high achievers

I have spent the past fifteen years paying attention to the habits, mindset, rituals, processes and decision-making of high achievers who became very …

Self-improvement

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

Lump-Sum Investing Is the Best Strategy, Except Now

In this market, dollar cost averaging provides a lower probability of large losses.<p>The combination of a long bull market, high valuations, rising interest rates and increased volatility can make investors nervous about putting money to work in the market. But many of those sitting on cash missed …

Investing

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

Peter Thiel

Learn to code from scratch with this epic bundle—less than $4 per course

popsci shop<p>Over 210 hours of training for just $34.99.<p>Whether you want to become a full-time developer or simply get a better job, learning to code is a smart move. The Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle helps you become a proficient programmer from scratch, with 9 courses and over 210 hours of …

Programming

8 habits of employees that get promoted

Getting a promotion takes more than just doing your job well. To move up the ladder to the next step of your career, you have to prove to decision …

Employment

The Simple Meal That's Powering Team USA

Team USA is on the ground in Pyeongchang, South Korea, primed and ready to compete on the world’s largest stage. As a staff prone to geeking out about how nutrition affects performance, we were especially curious to learn what the elites eat before their events.<p>We reached out to a number of Winter …

Nutrition

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Valued at Work

It’s no fun to toil away at a job where your efforts go unnoticed. How can you highlight your achievements without bragging about your work? Who should you talk to about feeling underappreciated? And if the situation doesn’t change, how long should you stay?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b><br>“There’s nothing …

Leadership

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Marketing

How To Spot A Financial Crisis

Develop a crisis-spotting mechanism or routine.<p>Develop a current hypothesis as to the risk of crisis based on your spotting mechanism.<p>Challenge and …

How to Ask for a Promotion

Asking for a promotion can be nerve-wracking. But when you think you’re ready for the next step, it’s important to say so. How do you prepare for …

3 5-Minute Skills That Will Make Any Day a Success

They're quick, they're simple, and they can change everything.<p><i>What skills take less than 5 minutes to learn that everyone should know how to do? 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 by</b> …

Low Fat

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Ask a Fool: Should I invest in index funds or actively managed mutual funds?

Fund managers should be able to beat the market, right?<p>Q: Are index funds or actively managed mutual funds the smarter choice?<p>There isn't an easy answer, but here are the key differences and some facts that could help you make your decision. In general, however, I think index funds are the best …

Investing

Five questions to ask yourself before turning a hobby into a second job

Indulging a creative passion and creating extra income are all benefits of having a side project, but is it easy to start one? Here's what you need …

If Your Website Doesn't Have This 1 Thing on Every Page, Customers Will Click Away

Fortunately, it's really easy to add and it's a guaranteed increase in leads.<p>Having a website is great and all, but if you haven't built it to lead to more leads, then you are losing out on precious opportunities.<p>Think of your website as a digital business card (because it is). Every single person …

Marketing

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This

In a world where most would rather be known as a leader than a "manager," there's a lot to be learned from Ma's philosophy.<p>Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at …

Jack Ma

The 7 Cheapest Franchises on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Seven inexpensive franchises you can buy for less than $5,000.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Starting a business isn't cheap. You have to worry about all sorts of costs, from finding a location and hiring employees to more mundane things like buying supplies and paying bills. If you're …

Small Business

Peter Gilgan, the billionaire owner of North America's largest homebuilder, on why you shouldn't count on housing prices to come down any time soon

<i>I have six siblings,</i><p>but when you grow up like that, it's normal. We're all still alive and well. We've always got each other's backs.<p>I started as a chartered accountant. I learned a lot, because most of my clients were small and medium-sized businesses, and the principals would share their thoughts …

23 Top Budget Travel Destinations to Visit Around The World

Top budget travel destinations to visit in 2018 and beyond as recommended by travel blogger including destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Middle …

Budget Travel

8 Paradoxical Habits of Wildly Successful People

Successful people are complex—and so are their habits.<p>You know what they say about opinions—everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in …

Your Network Is Your Net Worth: 5 Lessons on Building Stronger Networks

A company was sold to Oracle for $871 million precisely because its co-founder had previously built strong, shared relationships with Oracle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people hate it, some people love it, but at least we can all agree: Networking is one of the …

Networking

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

Employment

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Time Management

2 Hard Truths Everyone Needs to Confront at the Beginning of Their Career | Inc.com

<i>What are the most common career mistakes that young people today are making? 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 by Mike Steib, CEO of XO Group (NYSE:XOXO); author of The Career Manifesto,</b> …

Self-improvement

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who chooses stretches over weights and 'can teach you to move like a 3-year-old'

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Exercise

This CEO Reviewed Thousands of LinkedIn Profiles -- Here Are the 5 Updates You Should Make to Yours Now | Inc.com

Think about the attention to detail you put into your resume. You know that it needs to inform and impress. It must radiate competence and respectability. The question is -- should you treat your LinkedIn profile the same way?<p>I have seen plenty of LinkedIn profiles that are either incomplete or …

Employment

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

A crypto expert explains the difference between the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world: bitcoin and Ethereum

Lex Sokolin, Autonomous Research's director of fintech strategy, talks with Business Insider Executive Editor Sara Silverstein about the differences between bitcoin and Ethereum. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> What is bitcoin versus Ethereum?<p><b>Lex Sokolin:</b> So bitcoin is — and …

Cryptocurrency