Aris Setiawan

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Crazy They Call Me

<i>Audio:</i> Zadie Smith reads.<p>Well, you certainly don’t go out anyplace less than dressed, not these days. Can’t let anybody mistake you for that broken, misused little girl: Eleanora Fagan. No. Let there be no confusion. Not in the audience or in your old man, in the maître d’ or the floor manager, the …

4 Tricks to Help You Make Health and Fitness a Priority

I consider myself one of the lucky ones - I've always enjoyed exercise - and hosting Boundless has been a great opportunity to maintain my fitness well into my thirties. in my early years it wasn't exercise, it was just playing. I'd only run because I wanted to get somewhere quickly and walking was …

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …

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A Revolutionary Eco-Tourism Concept Comes to Portugal

As the 4 x 4 bounced along a rutted dirt track, I gazed through swirling dust at an untamed landscape: cork trees, parched chaparral bushes, outcrops …

14 of the most affordable places for Americans to retire outside the US

The prospect of living comfortably for less and seeing more of the world pushes many to consider becoming expats, yielding some unexpected (and welcome) benefits.<p>There are, of course, several key factors to consider before making the move abroad, including language, safety, and contact with loved …

Why a Few Minutes of Exercise Can Show Results

Short workouts have exploded with a wider array of apps and digital videos; a quick hit of yoga or climbing the stairs<p>Mark Ewell was at the St. Louis airport waiting for a flight and lamenting that he hadn’t had time to work out that day. So he paid a shoeshine guy $10 to watch his bag, laced up …

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Why Masters Runners Should Try Longer Training Cycles

How to get in key workouts while allowing for enough recovery.<p>Before he made the 2004 Olympic team in the marathon, Meb Keflezighi followed a typical elite’s weekly schedule. He did his longest run of the week on Sundays, an interval session on Tuesdays, and a tempo run on Fridays.<p>But 12 years …

How Britain Turned Charity Into Big Business

'Pay for success', 'social impact bonds', 'social investment' - these terms have started popping up in governments all around the globe, determining who provides healthcare, education and social services - and who pays for them.<p>But what do they mean both for the people who rely on those services …

Non-profit crowdfunding platform Chuffed.org raises $1.1 million seed round led by Blackbird Ventures

Non-profit social enterprise crowdfunding platform <b>Chuffed.org</b> has announced the closing of a $1.1 million seed funding round led by Blackbird …

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For Many Users, Instagram Algorithm Is Not a Pretty Picture

Instagram on Monday moved to calm concerns among some users about a proposed change in the way content appears in their feeds. Celebrities such as …

Adidas release first trail running shoes with BOOST Technology

By Spencer Hart<p>Just when you thought trail running shoes couldn't get any better Adidas has pulled it out of the bag with anew range which include …

The Ten Trail Running Essentials

<i>Our Cascadia week would not be complete without hearing from the trail master himself, Scott Jurek.</i> While recently sharing stories of lost trail …

Does Greater Fitness Increase or Decrease Longevity?

Not a trick question, just a reality check.<p>Here's a new study that, a few years ago, I would have completely ignored. After all, its findings – greater aerobic fitness predicts longer life – are right up there with "water is wet" as a surprising discovery. However, in light of all the recent debate …

How Many People Get Enough (Or Too Much) Exercise?

Measuring the size of the "epidemic."<p>A reader just forwarded me the latest "too much exercise" paper by James O'Keefe and his colleagues, published in the March/April issue of <i>Current Sports Medicine Reports</i>. Another one, you ask? Yes, another one. Out of curiosity, I plugged O'Keefe's name into …

Beyond Fitness

Exercise has health benefits that can't be measured by VO2max.<p>Being physically <b>fit</b> is good for your health. Being physically <b>active</b> is good for your health. Those two sentences sound the same, but they're not. Physical activity is how much exercise you get, while physical fitness (more specifically …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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Six Ways Lousy Employers Abuse Job-Seekers

They say that it’s a bad idea to throw your old boss under the bus in a job interview. I agree with that advice. There isn’t very much of traditional job-search advice that I agree with, but I have to go along with the conventional wisdom when it comes to sliming your ex-boss. Here’s why: you were …

Step Inside The Greenest Office Space In Asia

Composting toilets, an indoor-air-monitoring system, and totally energy, water, and carbon neutral–the Glumac office rises above your standard green building.<p>Step into Glumac’s 6,000-square-foot office space in Shanghai, China, and you probably won’t notice anything out of the ordinary; it just …

Making Android Apps Just Got Easier: Android Studio Officially Debuts

To make building apps easier, Google just released the first official version of its Android Studio development environment for Android developers.<p>Android Studio improves on Eclipse, the previous Android software tool, in some significant ways—in part by offering simpler startup, a intelligent code …

Why a Corporate Scandal Will Follow You Even If You Weren’t Involved

A few years ago, my team and I were launching a leadership development program for a client. Just before we launched the pilot program, the company was hit with a high-profile scandal. A couple of rogue executives were caught playing around with the company’s finances and millions of dollars went …

Indonesia adores the Brits, so why aren’t we trading there?

Our businesses should take advantage of Jakarta’s enthusiasm for the UK's classic brands<p>Here I am in Jakarta after an absence of a quarter of a century, and there are some mind-blowing things about the place. For starters, they all get up so early. The muezzin kicked off outside my hotel at 4.12am …

Understanding “New Power”

We all sense that power is shifting in the world. We see increasing political protest, a crisis in representation and governance, and upstart businesses upending traditional industries. But the nature of this shift tends to be either wildly romanticized or dangerously underestimated.<p>There are those …

Can You Run A Business Entirely From A Mobile Phone?

The other day, at the Salesforce.com World Tour kickoff in New York, I heard a couple of prominent executives exclaim that they are doing most, if not all of their jobs, off their mobile phones.<p>Keith Block, vice president of Salesforce, pointed out that he was running most of his tasks off a …

The Consequences Of Everyone Eating An American-Style Diet Are Awful To Contemplate

The bad news: rich countries eat too much meat and empty calories. The good news: small fixes could make a big difference.<p>If the developing world adopts a typical American diet, the consequences for health and the environment could be tragic. According to a major new study, we’d see a big rise in …

Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs

For decades the corporate HR department was seen as a back-office function, a cost center focused on mundane administrative tasks such as managing compensation and benefits plans. But over the past 15 years Ellie Filler has noticed a dramatic change. Filler, a senior client partner in the Swiss …

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

So You Want to Join a Board

Many senior managers desire — and are qualified — to join a board. And many companies around the world would greatly benefit from infusions of fresh talent and insight into their boards. Yet all too often board positions go to people who are already serving on other boards. So how can you, a …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running | Runner's World

Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking reduces the impact forces on the muscles, joints, and tendons, and reduces …