Amanda C.

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9 Of The Most Amazing Office Spaces On The Planet

Culled from Architizer's second annual A+ Awards, which are chosen by 300 experts and a popular vote, these are a handful of the most amazing office spaces in the world.<p>They are spaces we'd love to work in — warehouses transformed into airy workrooms, newsrooms of the future, and offices that …

The Fascinating Reason Your Facebook Profile Can Predict Your Job Performance

"What 'personality' speaks to is the underlying, difficult-to-name things that makes a person who they are," says Old Dominion University researcher Richard Landers, "and Facebook is a way to get to that question."<p>As Landers and his colleague Katelyn Cavanaugh find in a forthcoming paper, a …

How Successful People Use Envy To Get Ahead

"Researchers are finding that, if approached the right way, there can actually be an upside to this deadly sin," says Wallace.<p>Psychologists classify envy in two ways, she says: malicious, where you "want to cut the advantaged person down so you look better by comparison," and benign, where you are …

Eight Reasons to Sip on Coffee

A cup of joe jolts your mood, reduces disease risk, and adds a kick to workouts.<p>A morning cup of coffee is a must for many runners. It wakes you up, energizes your workout, and—how can we say this nicely?—gets your systems moving, too. But there's more reason to indulge in that second or third cup. …

Workout of the Week: Plus Ones

<i>This workout helps improve two crucial elements of racing well.</i><p>Everyone has their favorite go-to workouts, whether it’s a set of lung-searing track …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Know Your Clients: How to Create an Accurate Customer Profile

Therefore, it’s very important, especially from a marketing perspective, to know how to create an accurate customer profile that helps define who the customer is that you’re trying to reach.<p>1. Understand your own products and services, their intended use, and the way they’re actually being used<p>To …

Three Ways I've Had to Change as a Marketing Manager

I have worked in marketing since I got out of college. I love the people, the work, and the culture of marketing. It combines the two things I love …

How to Craft the Perfect Email Subject Line

According to some estimates, more than 144 billion emails are sent every day—and, sometimes, it seems like every one of them lands in your inbox.<p>Even …

Grunewald Tops Women’s Startlist At Carlsbad 5000

<i>The race will be broadcast live Sunday at carlsbad5000.com/live.</i><p>A historic race celebrated for fast runners and world-class performances, the famed …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Funny Running Race Signs

The 25 Worst Questions to Ask a Runner

Four Fast Speed Workouts for Any Runner

Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them.<p>Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck.<p>Research suggests that 30-second to five-minute bursts of intense exercise interspersed with rest periods will yield unique …