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Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will) | Inc.com

According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to promote to management.<p>Not to be a downer, but good luck with that. Why? Gallup has determined that only one in 10 people actually possesses the talent to …

Leadership

Gluten-Free Pizza Crust or Flatbread Recipe

"This recipe is for a crust that can be used for pizza or flatbreads. After 2 years of being GF, this is the best pizza crust/flatbread recipe I …

Baking

The Navy SEAL workout to blow up your arms

Busy men know how to be efficient in the gym. That’s why busy men train with supersets.<p>With supersets, leisurely rests—the time lazier guys spend …

Exercise

Amazon Says These Will Be the Hottest Toys This Christmas

One more thing to check off your holiday shopping list.<p>We're still a few months away from Christmas, but it’s never to early to start shopping for …

Shopping

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know

Best triceps exercises: The only 7 tricep workouts you need to know<p>While the biceps constitute a sizeable portion of your arms, the triceps comprise …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

​The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips | Men’s Health

<b>How to Do a Banded Wall Squat:</b><p>Put your thumbs in a resistance band and bring it behind your back, creating loops on both ends. Then sit down on the floor next to a wall, and place your feet flat on the wall in your squat stance. Next, loop the band around your knees and lay down. From the side, …

5 Exercises to Try Instead of the Shoulder Press to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Make those dumbbells work for you.<p>If your countless hours in the weight room have paid off in the form of shoulders the size of Dwight Howard's, good for you. But for the rest of us, there are only so many times one can repeat the same overhead press before it's time to give something else a shot. …

Workouts

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

When it comes to window blinds, our options for something that’s truly unique can seem limited. But as Ukrainian designers HoleRoll demonstrate, modern blinds for windows can transcend their practicality and double as spectacular shadow art for your home. They’ve created panels that, when closed, …

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.<p>Do the Foam Roller Chest Press<p>Using a foam roller can teach …

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Homo sapiens as we know them will disappear in a century or so’

Last week, on his Radio 2 breakfast show, Chris Evans read out the first page of <i>Sapiens</i>, the book by the Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari. Given that radio audiences at that time in the morning are not known for their appetite for intellectual engagement – the previous segment had dealt with …

Hunter Gatherers

Fast Shred Program: 4 Day Compound Set Workout Split

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Lose Fat<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Workouts

Four Things You Can Fix Without Calling A Repairman

Part of life is that things deteriorate and eventually break. This is true for just about anything (although my Toyotas sometime make me believe this …

The Bird Dog Is an Abdominal Exercise that Reduces Lower Back Pain

Bird dogs are not like crunches: They’re not agonizing to do and you might wonder if you’re working out at all. But you are. You work on those little …

13 Leadership Skills You Didn't Need A Decade Ago That Are Now Essential

Leadership skills aren’t stagnant. Different generations moving in and out of the workforce dictate changes to the ways people lead.<p>This is one reason leaders need to be constantly updating their skills. If you’re wondering what skills have come into play lately for the modern leader, read on for …

Leadership

Ten 'Leadership' Ideas That Kill Corporate Cultures

We are getting smarter as a species and realizing that leadership is completely different from command-and-control supervision.<p>Supervision is expensive, but leadership is very cheap. When trust flows in an organization, you don’t have to spy on your employees. You don’t have measure every breath …

The Workplace

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

The world’s 10 most awesome giant Buddhas

Immense in both scale and beauty, these paeans to the Buddhist faith make quite the impression, whether you’re a believer or not<p>1: The Great Buddhas …

Asia Travel

Can you put a price on effective leadership?

Every day leaders have the ability to make or break organizations. Through their actions and decisions, leaders set the tone for a company’s culture. But just how valuable is effective leadership as it relates to the success of a company? A leadership study conducted by Deloitte sought to uncover …

Team Building

Leading Change: 6 Reasons Change Management Strategies Fail

There are hundreds if not thousands of books about change management. There are courses managers can take an oodles of “expert” consultants companies can higher. So why do so many organizations get it wrong. In a 2013 Strategy&/Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on culture and change …

Management

How To Break A Bad Habit -- For Good

Have you ever tried to break a bad habit, only to give up in frustration? The problem isn't that you're weak or that the bad habit is too ingrained; in all likelihood, you just gave up too soon.<p>Researchers at University College, London, found that it takes 66 days for a new habit to form. Likewise, …

Self-help

41 Thai Recipes to Make at Home

Here are 41 of our favorite Thai recipes, inspired by the cuisine's addictive sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors.<p>If you take a deep dive into our recipe database, you'll notice a few interesting things: 1. the liberal use of Aleppo pepper; 2. a relative lack of banana recipes (our boss, <b>Adam</b> …

Cooking

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After the most surprising presidential election in American history, millions of people worry what the future will hold. With so much uncertainty about the fate of industries, wages, markets, jobs, human rights, and race relations, people are divided and scared, and these emotions can bleed into …

Leadership

The (former) Most Interesting Man is now selling wi-fi routers

He doesn't always change career paths, but when he does, he prefers to join a tech startup.<p>After Dos Equis blasted him to Mars last spring to make …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

'Extraordinarily hot' Arctic temperatures alarm scientists

Danish and US researchers say warmer air and sea surface could lead to record lows of sea ice at north pole next year<p>The Arctic is experiencing extraordinarily hot sea surface and air temperatures, which are stopping ice forming and could lead to record lows of sea ice at the north pole next year, …

Global Warming

Why Lifting Heavy and Eating More Is the Best Way to Lose Fat | Men's Health

Calories in must be less than calories out. It’s math. And science.<p>This can be accomplished by eating less or exercising more (a combination of both is generally ideal).<p>As a result, many guys gravitate toward programs that advocate aggressive dieting—low-carb, gluten-free, grass-fed acai berry …

Study links behavior in kindergarten to adult success

<b>(CNN) —</b> In our household, we're still talking about the critically acclaimed box office smash "Inside Out," Pixar's animated look at the emotions inside a child's brain. It came up most recently when we watched Serena Williams cruise to another victory at this year's Wimbledon, and my youngest …

Psychology

The Surprising Character Trait That Managers Say Will Guarantee You a Promotion

It beats decisiveness and competitiveness.<p>Your career path is filled with important moments. Like when you decide to quit a job. Or when you take a …

Leadership

Getting Started With Pull-Up Bar Exercises

The pull-up exercise (also called a chin-up) is one of the most overlooked exercises for building upper body, back, and core strength. It requires a …