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The One Body Part You're Not Stretching, But Should Be

Stop neglecting this body part—your knees will thank you.<p>As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my …

A top JPMorgan banker explains what he looks for in new hires

His father was a plumber. He jokes that when he flew in to Newark airport for his interview with JPMorgan, he had $120 in his pocket. It cost him that much to get from the airport to New York City. He wasn't much of a negotiator back then, he quips.<p>More than 20 years later, he's still with the …

7 high-octane HIIT workouts that burn 500 calories

1. Treadmill shred<p><b>Directions:</b> Complete a proper warmup, then work your way through the treadmill workout, adjusting the speed and incline for the …

How Adrian Ballinger Summited Everest Without Oxygen

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

Her recipe for inspiring art students: conquering the fear of math

Most people think of math as anything but creative. But Eugenia Cheng, scientist-in-residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is trying to change that.<p>Cheng, a mathematician, pianist, author and foodie, has created art for the upcoming Hotel EMC2 in Streeterville, which has a theme …

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll …

Leadership

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Learning

11 Ways to Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Instead of being lazy or disorganized, people usually put things off because they aren't in the right mood to complete the task. Doing so places you firmly inside the procrastination doom loop. Since you've decided you aren't in the right mood to work, you distract yourself with other …

Procrastination

The search for pi: Join the ranks of mathematicians through the ages

On the occasion of Pi Day, a look at the history of calculating the actual, and increasingly exact, value of pi (π)<p>The number represented by pi (π) is used in calculations whenever something round (or nearly so) is involved, such as for circles, spheres, cylinders, cones and ellipses. Its value is …

11 Little Ways To Focus On Your Own Self-Improvement

Even if your life is going swimmingly, there is always room to focus on self-improvement. But this never more so the case than when your life has …

Happiness

Run Faster With Less Training Time: New Research on 10-20-30 Method

There are many training concepts that runners use to improve their performance as well as their health. Runners often engage in long and frequent …

Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Stop Doing This (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

We all want brains that function at their best, today, tomorrow, and--we hope--for the rest of our lives. What can we do to make that happen? To try and answer that question, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 "superagers," people over 65 who have the mental function of those …

The Brain

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>That's according to BJ Fogg, a psychologist and director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.<p>If you want to …

19 crucial money lessons I learned in my 20s

Here are 19 of the most important lessons I've learned along the way.<p>1. We <i>need</i> to talk about money<p>Money is still way too taboo. And the only way we break down this wall is to open up dialogues with friends, partners, parents — anyone who'll listen, really. Having honest conversations about salaries …

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To | Inc.com

One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful business ownership. However, podcasts have exploded in popularity …

Entrepreneurship

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new book, “Designing …

Plant proteins, healthy fats and more 2017 food trends

If the food trends of 2016 could be summed up in three words, they would be: protein, paleo and local. What food trends will we be seeing in 2017?<p>At the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Boston in October, I was among more than 10,000 nutrition professionals who got an inside scoop on the …

Why UFC Champion Conor McGregor Is More Dangerous In the Octagon Than Ever Before

Defeat has not deterred the UFC Champion Conor McGregor. It may have made him more unstoppable<p>Conor McGregor bragged that in this UFC cage match, the lion would devour the gazelle. That his opponent Nate Diaz was too soft, too slow, too repetitive. That he would knock Diaz out in the first …

Conor McGregor

Charles Duhigg: How To Become More Productive In The Workplace

I spoke to Charles Duhigg, a reporter for the <i>New York Times</i> and bestselling author of both <i>Smarter Faster Better</i> and <i>The Power of Habit</i>, about why habits exist, why people make certain choices in their lives, the most important research he has uncovered and what you can learn from his new book.<p>Duhigg …

Time Management

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How Exceptional Leaders Establish Genuine Connections With Their Employees | Inc.com

Leadership has been written and talked about for decades, with great authors defining it in different ways calling it different things. In the end, most of these folks have been talking about the same things.<p>The simple truth is that leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships. …

Leadership

7 lessons Becky Wade learned while running around the world

Running often seems like the simplest sport. It's a motion our bodies perform naturally, the only gear required is a pair of shoes (if even that) and …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

How to figure out what your time is worth so you can spend it more effectively

People who spend their time doing more profitable work make more money. People who spend their time investing in others build better relationships. People who spend their time creating a flexible career enjoy more freedom. People who spend their time working on high-impact projects contribute more …

A Deadlift Variation That Works Just About Every Muscle in the Body

Deadlifts may as well be deemed the unicorn of exercise moves. Praised by trainers and physical therapists alike, the strength training move simultaneously works the core, back, butt, upper body, and legs — no stone unturned here. But if you want an even bigger challenge, try it on one leg with a …

Workouts

The 30-Minute Insane Interval Workout

Gain strength, burn fat, and build muscle with this MetCon routine<p>Recent research has proven that how long you work out doesn’t matter. It’s how <i>hard</i> you work that does.<p>That’s why I’m such a big fan of MetCon workouts—or metabolic conditioning, a training style that uses resistance training …

Workouts

CONFIRMED: Science Says This Is The #1 Alcohol That Doubles Fat Loss

You’ve heard over and over just how much of a downer drinking alcohol can be for your health, weight loss, and attitude. But some studies have also …