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This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

Productivity

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

For the same price as a smart plug, you can get a smart power strip with four Alexa enabled outlets

Smart plugs are awesome, because they give you a great easy way to add some Wi-Fi connectivity and app control to your “dumb” devices, like fans, …

Home Automation

I Tried This Class Taught by Hot Australian Men—and the Way I Exercise Will Never Be the Same

Now I know why this is Lucy Hale's go-to workout.<p>Last month, <i>Health</i> talked to Lucy Hale about all things self-care. When she needs to sweat, Hale told …

Exercise

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

Letter to My Younger Self | by Greg Norman

Dear Greg,<p>Right now, you’re just a crazy 14-year-old kid from Australia whose entire life revolves around bareback horse riding, scuba diving and …

Great Barrier Reef

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

In Insane Coffee-Drinking Study, Coffee Appears to Be the Anti-Cannabis

"These are entirely new pathways by which coffee might affect health."<p>Coffee has been the world’s favorite stimulant for hundreds of years, yet …

Coffee

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader

Best Buy's CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>"I've spelled out the five 'be's of leadership," CEO and chairman Hubert Joly told Business Insider. "I think it resonates with what we're trying to do."<p>Joly has led Best Buy's turnaround efforts since taking on the role of …

Best Buy

You Can Kayak Among Giant Glaciers and Humpback Whales in Alaska

Now you can get a more personal view of gargantuan glaciers from your own kayak.<p>Liquid Adventures, a tour group that specializes in kayaking and …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

Logitech’s Harmony Touch Remote hits $101.50 shipped at Amazon (Reg. $190)

Amazon offers the Logitech Harmony Touch Universal Remote for <b>$101.46 shipped</b>. Normally selling for around $190, that’s good for up to a $90 discount, is the lowest we’ve seen at Amazon in years and the best offer out there. Over 60% of customers have left a 4+ star rating.<p>Logitech Harmony Touch …

Add USB & SD support back to your MacBook for just $10 Prime shipped

Ocean Technology LLC (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers the UNITEK portable USB hub with USB A and C cables, SD card support, and 3 USB ports for <b>$9.99 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>HTTUSCUJ</b> is used at checkout. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders of $25+. Normally $20, this is …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'

With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study …

Cannabis

Shaper Origin CNC Machine

Most CNC machines are huge. The Shaper Origin CNC Machine is small enough to fit in a cabinet. The world's first hand-held CNC machine, it uses an …

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

This Yoga Flow Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

A good yoga session can soothe your mind just as much as your body.<p>Sure, yoga is a great way to tone your body, but it can do wonders for your mind …

Yoga

Fix Your Putting Stroke

Let's take a step back and consider what it means to slice a putt. It's no different than slicing a drive: The club cuts across the ball from out to in with the clubface open. And just like with the driver, the result is a weak shot that veers off line. The difference in putting is, instead of the …

Golf

Put Yourself In Position To Hit A Solid Tee Ball

Hitting it low and off the toe? Try this move to launch it.<p>If you struggle to hit a good tee ball, you're not alone. I've found that many times the easiest way to get a player to learn a skill or correct a mistake is to have them overemphasize the movement needed to execute the task—or even do the …

Golf

4 top tips to get your best golf club fitting

4. Be honest<p>Fitters often hear players talk about how far they hit driver and how low they score, but the numbers frequently tell a different story. …

How A Cannabis Tech Platform Is About To Make Life A Lot Easier For Marijuana Dispensaries

A slew of cannabis software services has cropped up with the advent of marijuana legalization, from point-of-sale systems to advertising networks to product-review platforms. As businesses angle for a piece of the cannabis-tech pie, retailers have a lot of options to choose from.<p>The big problem …

Cannabis Industry

Tidy up your desk’s cord management w/ this magnetic cable mount for $11 (20% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>CSHope (99% positive customer feedback) via Amazon is offering a 2-pack of its magnetic cable mount in black and white for <b>$11.19</b> …

Give your Wi-Fi network a boost w/ Netgear’s AC750 802.11ac Range Extender for $35

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Netgear AC750 802.11ac Wi-Fi Range Extender for <b>$34.98 shipped</b> when applying the on-page coupon. Typically …

Radius is a rechargeable device that allows you to keep mosquitoes away without sprays

There’s nothing more annoying than being at a backyard BBQ or any other outdoor get together and being attacked by mosquitos. Sure, you can spray yourself down with chemical repellants, but there has to be a better and easier way to get rid of these pests. An Indiegogo funded device called Radius …

10 Home Products Under $25 That Top Amazon's Wish Lists

Amazon is a one-stop shop for pretty much any household item you can imagine—great ones, lousy ones, overpriced ones, cheap ones, and every variation …

Shopping

$28 power strip has four outlets that can be controlled individually with Alexa

Alexa-enabled smart plugs are a long-time fan favorite among people who use Amazon’s voice assistant. These little boxes plug into a standard wall …

3 Recreational Inverter Generators With Cool Features

If a generator performs its primary function well, you'll need to look at features and conveniences to compare models. That's a particular strength …