Ana Maria Benitez

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Newfound Pride in Guaraní, a Language Long Disdained in Paraguay

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay — When she was a student in Paraguay, teachers forced her to kneel on jagged granules of salt and maize for entire mornings as punishment for speaking her mother tongue, Guaraní, in the classroom.<p>“I had to do it in front of my friends so that they saw in black and white what …

Linguistics

10-Minute Fast and Furious Flat-Belly Workout

Leave it to Beachbody Super Trainer Autumn Calabrese to make your abs burn in just 10 minutes! This short but powerful workout will strengthen your abs and tone your core. All these moves are featured in Autumn's new program, 80-Day Obsession, available Jan. 15, 2018, on Beachbody on …

9 ideas muy sencillas para que mantengas tu casa organizada

Consulta a un diseñador de interiores, a una empresa de limpieza profesional o a un decorador y cualquiera de ellos te dirán que es fundamental tener …

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

The Body-Fat Eliminator Workout #5: The bodyweight circuit to drop pounds

Steer Media<p>Steer Media<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Put your body fat on notice—it's about to meet its match.<p>This no-nonsene, no-weight …

You Can Do This Fat-Blasting Outdoor Workout Almost Anywhere

All you need is a park bench.<p><i>Holly Perkins</i> <i>is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, founder of</i> <i>Women’s Strength Nation</i><i>, and author of</i> Lift to Get Lean<i>.</i><p>My weekly hikes in the canyons and mountains around Los Angeles are my salvation. While you don't need science to tell you that spending …

Workouts

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations

Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally.<p>Once you can visualize that person …

Start here: four weeks to get fit

A new report reveals that six million middle-aged people take no exercise – increasing the risks of developing serious illness. If this is you, heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts are designed to get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has …

Exercise

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The 40 best brunch spots in New York City

As part of its 2016 restaurant-survey results, Zagat compiled a list of the best brunch spots in New York City.<p>Zagat reviewed restaurants in downtown, midtown, and uptown Manhattan, as well as in Brooklyn. Food ratings are out of 30 on the Zagat scale. For reference, scores between 26 and 30 are …

3 Ab Exercises That Give You More Definition In Less Time

With the side plank as your starting point, add movement and rotation to take it to the next level.<p>On the journey toward toned abs, crunches tend to be a workout staple. However, the side plank is a real powerhouse exercise, targeting deep abdominal muscles that other moves don't reach. The …

How to Immediately Improve Your Powers of Persuasion | Inc.com

Dr. Robert Cialdini's seminal book <i>Influence</i> has been on the bestseller list for the last 25 years and has sold over 3 million copies, though it wasn't always that successful. For the first few years, it did not do so well, and then it became a remarkable hit. I recently had the pleasure of meeting …

Self-improvement

It’s Day 2 of the Crop Top Workout! Try Side-Plank Dips with Us

All week long, we're sharing moves for girls who love to rock a skimpy shirt.<p>The only thing you need to rock a crop top? Confidence (really!). So this week, we're sharing a series of five moves that'll make you feel confident AF, no matter how tiny your top is. Today's move? Side-plank dips.<p>Check …

Quash Your Bad Habits by Knowing What Triggers Them

A client of ours, Jeff*, was the CEO of a high tech, fast growth company and he had a reputation for losing his temper. He once threw a telephone across the room. And a chair. But, mostly, he raised his voice and criticized. Not always — but often.<p>We were at a two-day offsite meeting with his …

How Women Can Show Passion at Work Without Seeming “Emotional”

One of our coaching clients, a VP at a consumer products company, was abruptly silenced when she tried to make a point at a recent executive committee meeting. The problem? She was passionate — and it didn’t go over well.<p>Sales at the organization had plummeted, and the group was discussing the …

Letting Good People Go When It’s Time

Let’s say you’re a manager in a company that’s scaling up or gearing up for some other kind of transformation. Your biggest job right now is to lead your team through it all and help everyone adapt. You soon realize that some people are well-suited to the changes that must be made, but some aren’t …

25 Quotes that Will Quiet the Negative Voice in Your Head

<i>Today is a choice. Today, choose grace over impatience, laughter over worry, and beauty over negativity.</i>The most underrated character trait of all …

Success

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Business And Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

<b></b><b><br>These quotes truly inspire me</b>:<b></b><br>“The three common characteristics of best companies -- they care, they have fun, they have high performance …

7 Daily Habits That Can Make You More Successful at Work

<b>Getty</b><p><b>By Robin Madell</b><p>There's your job, and then there's how you go about <i>doing</i> your job. While your position itself (and how well it fits with your expertise and passion) certainly plays a role in your career success, your routines and rituals in the office can also affect your happiness and …

El ‘batman de la ruta 29’ muere en un accidente en su ‘batmóvil ’

El estadounidense Lenny B. Robinson conducía un lamborghini y se disfrazaba del superhéroe para visitar a niños hospitalizados<p>El estadounidense Lenny …

23 fascinating diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world

British linguist Richard D. Lewis charted communication patterns as well as leadership styles and cultural identities in his book, "When Cultures Collide," which is now in a third edition. His organization offers classes in cross-cultural communication for clients like Unilever and BMW.<p>Although …

8 Tips From A CEO That Might Just Win You That Promotion | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, CEO and Co-Founder of EchoSign, on Quora</i><p>I’d like to provide some insights from my experience as a VP at a leading F500 tech company, and as a reasonably successful startup CEO.<p>Promotions in the F500 are indeed complicated, but let me focus instead first on the performance …

Selling

Errores contables de Toshiba podrían superar los 800 mlns de dólares: fuente | Noticias - Página Principal | Reuters

TOKIO (Reuters) - La compañía japonesa Toshiba (6502.T) podría tener que anotar pérdidas por un valor superior a los 100.000 millones de yenes (unos 814 millones de dólares), más del doble de lo estimado en un principio, después de que una investigación sobre las prácticas contables pasadas de la …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Un gran disturbio financiero se aproxima • Forbes México

<i>“Sospecho que el próximo colapso financiero y económico será aquel con el que no podremos lidiar”, sentencia Jim Rogers. Esto causará el “pánico” de</i> …

The 10 Best Commencement Quotes For Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

As graduates all over the country prepare to depart from their alma maters' hallowed halls, their commencement ceremonies include speakers who offer wisdom to aid them as they prepare for a different stage in their lives.<p>In many if these addresses the speakers touch on the nature of beginnings, the …

Jeff Bezos

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Why People Cry at Work

The stress of the workplace can bring out plenty of feelings in all of us. As an executive coach, I see joy, sadness, frustration, and disappointment on a daily basis. But while we may experience an array of emotions at work, there’s a general consensus that we shouldn’t see anyone reduced to …