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4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

Self-help

18 Simple Keto Dinner Recipes That Are Packed With Flavor — but Not Carbs

Alas, a diet that encourages healthy eating without taking away the joys in life, like cheese and butter. The keto diet has gained popularity in recent years because of its effectiveness and adaptability while allowing you to eat delicious food (keto brownie cake anybody?). In a nutshell, keto …

Cooking

The Best Strength Workout for Mountain Bikers

If you get a kick out of hurtling downhill, single-track mountain biking, you’re not alone. Tough terrain ups the ante on traditional road …

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

Process your thoughts, diffuse stress and find an optimistic perspective in just a few minutes.<p>For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in your …

Mindfulness

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

Motivation

Spicy Asparagus & Grilled Portobello Tacos Recipe

Because I live in LA and see taco trucks all the time, I’m super inspired to come up with a delicious but healthier alternative. I get it- late night …

This Successful Hired Gun Teaches How Objectivity, Not Passion, Is the Best Trait for Success

Are you objective enough to be successful? Perhaps your passion is getting in the way.<p>Businesses have ups and downs. But when the downs become longer and harder, sometimes leadership needs to bring in some fresh faces and ideas to get the company back on track. It can be a difficult decision to …

Leadership

3 Presentation Tips I Learned From Preparing CEOs for IPOs

The IPO road show is a performance. Here's how entrepreneurs prepare for their big payday.<p>I recently heard from the marketing director at a pre-IPO company. "The CEO can't tell our company story," she said. The CEO is visionary, passionate, and competent, but he's not skilled in the art of …

CEOs

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

workimprovement

How You Can Build Your Smart Home With The Help of AI and IoT

If we talk about the current world and its housing aspects, the home automation criteria are on a high scale of changing and converging. As of now, most people are aware of the term IoT and how it will magnify the whole dynamics of the current home system.<p>With the increasing hype of smart home …

Artificial Intelligence

The Gear You Need To Stay In Shape This Year

In 2018, you will lose four inches on your waist and dunk a basketball. You will run a marathon and find your abs again. We all made the resolutions, and if you want to keep them this year, you need to make fitness as easy as possible. Portable gear is a good starting point, so you can take your …

12 Best Winter Beers

Cold days and long nights make ideal conditions to enjoy a heady beer. Here's a 12-pack of the first bottles and cans we'd reach for when we need a warming beverage.<p>Firestone Walker Wookus<p>Firestone Walker Brewing Company<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Back from the dead, the beer formerly …

Weather

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Burn Fat At Home With This Hardcore, Do-Anywhere Workout

<i>By Jen Ator, photography by javi_indy / Freepik</i><p><b>No gym? No problem! Get in shape anywhere with Shaun T’s fat-burning interval plan.</b><p>If you don’t have …

16 Toys That'll Make You Say, "I Played That At My Grandma's House, Too!"

Grandma's house really was the best.

Robert Mueller Is Moving Toward Donald Trump

Last week's indictments are just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Last week’s indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime associate Richard Gates, together with the guilty plea by former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, sent shock waves through the White …

A Sign of Great Leadership? It's Not About Correcting Mistakes, It's About This One Trait

Letting other people fail? Sure, and you can start by accepting that you are prone to fail as well.<p>Are you known as a <i>fixer</i> at your company? If so, here's a tough lesson to learn. That's only half the battle when it comes to leading others. Fixing problems and addressing your own mistakes puts you …

Emotional Intelligence

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Jeff Bezos Says You Should Ask These 3 Questions Before Every New Hire

Here's the simple formula Bezos uses to continually improve the quality of Amazon's new hires.<p>If you're looking to give yourself a crash course in cutting-edge business thinking, you could do a lot worse than taking a leaf out of VC Li Jiang's book. An investor at GSV Capital, Jiang recently set …

Jeff Bezos

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

Being a memorable, persuasive speaker requires building connection, being current and boosting credibility.<p>When it comes to making a persuasive presentation, there are several elements that are core to making it a success. As Aristotle said eons ago, persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), …

Public Speaking

Chef David Danielson Shares His Favorite Food Experiences In Louisville, Kentucky

<i>Welcome to EAT THIS CITY, your tour of the best restaurants in one of our favorite cities, as chosen by a world-class chef, celebrity, or local hero.</i><p>Get out your best duds (ladies, festive hats are mandatory) because we are going to the home of the Kentucky Derby, and we aren’t leaving until you …

New York City

Our Favorite 4 Whey Protein Shakes We Can't Stop Drinking

Men's Health editors share their favorite recipes featuring wheypowder that's GMO-free, hormone-free, and has no added sugar<p>There's a reason you always hear about the importance of protein after you've worked out. It repairs and builds muscle fibers, and as a bonus, it also keeps you feeling fuller …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Yes, There's a Way to Get Rid Of Junk Food Cravings—and Here's How to Do It

It all comes down to how often you give in<p>Want to keep your Cheetos cravings in check? Your go-to strategy might be wrong: Eating just a little of your favorite snack doesn’t help reduce your cravings at all, a new study in the journal <i>Obesity</i> suggests.<p>Researchers had 367 people who were trying to …

What Does It Really Take To Start A Brewery With Some Friends?

Owning a brewery is the promised land for aficionados who obsess over malt and fixate on hops. From coast-to-coast, they plot in garages and over Pliny pints: Aspiring to hang a shingle, design a logo, and tap kegs. The dream seems cool and sexy and fun in the way that few jobs do in our …

Craft Brewing

There’s An Ice Cream You Can Eat Before The Run

I scream. You scream. We all scream for “nice” cream. (Sorry—I had to do it.) But seriously, what if I told you that there’s a way to make ice cream …

​Legal Performance Enhancers in the Pro Peloton

The illicit stuff makes headlines, but there are plenty of perfectly legal ergogenic aids in the pro peloton that help riders make measurable gains.​<p>The physical demands of the Tour de France are astronomically high. Riders who make it to the finish in Paris will cover over 3600 miles, riding more …

Nutrition

Skip the Carbs and Cut Calories at Breakfast With These High-Protein Meals

When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these high-protein breakfast recipes instead. Whether you're on a gluten-free, Paleo, or vegetarian diet, there's a …

Healthy Eating

Face it: Slack is ruining your life

My life is being destroyed by the real-time messaging app, Slack.<p>When I was first introduced to Slack, I was told it would be a simple way to …

Productivity

Our 12 Favorite Beer Accessories

It’s never been easier to mix good beer with outdoor adventure. For proof, just look to the Rocky Mountain Flyathlon, a “triathlon” that involves trail running, fly-fishing and drinking craft beer. At the annual event in Saguache, Colorado, flyathletes run a 12.5-mile singletrack course, catch a …