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5 Unforgettable New Books That Are Already On Their Way To Becoming Literary Classics

<i>Wuthering Heights. Pride and Prejudice. Frankenstein. Anna Karenina. The Picture of Dorian Gray.</i> If you’re a bookworm — or took a literature class in …

Books

12 Alternate History Fiction Books to Read Now

A Novel<p>Colson Whitehead<p>Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer and National Book Award winner imagines the Underground Railroad as a literal underground rail system devised to carry runaway slaves to freedom. The story centers around Cora, a young slave on a Georgia cotton plantation who makes a desperate bid …

Books

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

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10 Books With Plot Twists You Have to Read to Believe

Who doesn’t love a good twist? The moment that makes you gasp, literally. The sentence that changes everything you thought you knew. The reveal that …

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Winston Churchill's 12-Word Definition of Success May Just Change Your Life

It'll make you laugh; it'll make you cry; it'll make you think.<p>We tend to think about success as the pinnacle of achievement. It's what we supposedly experience once we get everything we think we want. We get into Harvard Business School. Our startup goes through an IPO. We marry the person of our …

Winston Churchill

One Behavior Separates the Successful From the Average

Being successful requires being proactive and not waiting for life to come to you.<p>A certain farmer had become old and ready to pass his farm down to one of his two sons. When he brought his sons together to speak about it, he told them: <b>The farm will go to the younger son.</b><p>The older son was furious! …

The 5 best fiction books of 2016

<b>1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Doubleday, $27)<p>This year's National Book Award winner is "something much more interesting than a …

Books

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

12 Books Every American Should Read Right Now

It’s lit<p>Since the election of Donald Trump, there have been many lists compiled of books to read and art to consume in the wake of his dark victory. There have been countless essays written, grappling with the difficulties of this time in history. There's "Rules for Surviving an Autocracy," by …

7 Movements You Need For Full-Body Strength

Is your one-sided program setting you up for frustration? Eradicate your weaknesses for a body that performs from any angle by mastering the …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

Third-Eye Chakra Tune-Up Practice

Want to practice with us in person? Let's do it! <b>Join us at YJ LIVE! San Diego, June 24-27,</b> for a weekend-long event that will balance your body's …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

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The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make the numbers for this quarter. “Honestly?” she said. “The numbers weren’t realistic to begin with. It was really unlikely that we were going to make …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

6 Habits Of Aspiring Leaders

If you want to lead, you can’t only be good at the job you already do. Start brushing up on your leadership skills right now.<p>Facebook wouldn’t be Facebook had Mark Zuckerberg decided to stay a programmer. At a certain point, anyone with talent and a great idea needs to stop executing and start …

Leadership

8 Indispensable Ways to Be Respected at Your Job

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

4 Moves Smart Leaders Make to Get Better Team Results

<i>Guest post by Victor Prince:</i> <br>Teams at work are like portfolios of people with different skills and performance patterns. Like smart investment …

10 things successful leaders remember when things go wrong

Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters.<p>Here are the principles that can guide you through the next storm:<p>Our reactions and moods are like a steering wheel that can move us …

13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don't Know

13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don’t Know<p>Kathryn Sandford<p>Career Resilence Coach who is passionate about thriving and …

9 Easy Career Hacks That Very Few People Actually Do

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I gave a presentation to Womensphere a few months ago on the most valuable lessons I learned early in my career. Back when I was an entry-level investment banking analyst at Bear Stearns (R.I.P.), our trainers gave us some basic advice on …

Top 5 Productivity Books Every Professional Needs To Read

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

14 Yoga Poses to Revamp Your Vinyasa Routine

Take your training to the next level with these advanced yoga poses that put a fun, challenging spin on all your favorite moves, from half moon to …

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day

Great leaders know that their words have a powerful effect on their employees. You can go from good to great by using these phrases regularly.<p>Successful leaders get that way because they have a positive attitude, and they know how to build strong and enduring relationships with their employees. …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …