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A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

Top 25 Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, podcasts have resurfaced as a fantastic learning and marketing tool. Podcasts allow experts to bring a variety of ideas and perspectives to the table - plus their format makes them easy to produce and listen to. Podcasts make …

Entrepreneurship

7 Steps to Never Procrastinating Again

No, you won’t do better work by procrastinating. And you will not have more time next week. In fact, leaving things unfinished makes you stupid. …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

You've got more in you—here's how to find it.<p>When you're dripping sweat, your heart is pounding, and your legs are on fire, finishing a workout is <i>tough</i>. Whether it's trucking through that last mile, squeezing in that last rep, or staying in that yoga pose for 10 more seconds, we've all been …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Semtive's Wind Turbines are Ideal Home-Scale Energy Generators

Argentine startup Semtive, a designer of wind turbines for urban and suburban areas, presents a sustainable energy generator for domestic use and …

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The 10 Best Exercises for Men

Accelerate your gains and get stronger all over<p>You’ve heard the advice: Switch up your routine every four to six weeks to avoid plateaus.<p>But with so many exercises to choose from, this can easily become an exercise in frustration—unless you start with the moves below. Pepper them throughout your …

PTC Live Stuttgart: are you adapting to the Internet

The Internet of Things is not about smart factories and building efficiencies. Yes, it will transform factories and increase efficiencies. But …

The ultimate guide to metrics for business leaders

By letting data be your North Star, you'll establish a strong connection between every aspect of your business and the relevant metrics, driving your team to progress and problem solve more effectively and helping the company reach its full potential.<p>But to capture the metrics that will help your …

7 resources to help you land your dream job

Maybe your dream career is to become Michael Bolton's backup singer — or perhaps it's to rise to the C-Suite level of a Fortune 500 company or work …

The Surprising Reason That Oil Subsidies Persist: Even Liberals Love Them

<b>Survey Says…</b><p>If you were to survey people and ask the question “<i>Should we subsidize oil companies?</i>” — the overwhelming majority would undoubtedly respond “ No!” The idea that we are subsidizing oil companies generates outrage in many people, but in this article I will show why these subsidies aren’t …

3 Fallen Angels With Solid Fundamentals

My contrarian instincts are kicking in again. When the crowd is extremely bullish I get nervous, and when bearishness spreads, my optimism rises. The market always climbs a wall of worry, and I see the bricks falling into place.<p>There are any number of well-publicized fears people are using to …

In Smart Home, Retrofit May Be The Next Big Thing

When you look around at many of the smart home systems coming to market, most require what is called in the business tech world a ”fork lift upgrade”, meaning you have to throw out your old hardware and replace it with new gear in order to get the advantages of new technology.<p>Take the Nest Protect …

Rare Iron Age Chariot Unearthed In England Called 'Once-In-A-Career' Discovery

You don't find something like this every day.<p>Archaeologists excavating an Iron Age fort in Burrough Hill, England say they were astonished by the discovery<p>of a bronze chariot believed to date back to the 2nd or 3rd century B.C.<p>“The atmosphere at the dig on the day was a mix of ‘tremendously …

Powerful quantum computers move a step closer to reality

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have pushed quantum computers a step closer to reality, which one former NSA technical director says calls for a rethink in how the whole security of the internet is managed.<p>The Australian researchers claim to have developed two new types of quantum …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

One Of The Smartest Guys Around Explains Why Commodities Have Been Getting Crushed

Commodities have been getting crushed.<p>Here's a five-year chart of the PowerShares Broad Commodities ETF, which has been in a clear downtrend since peaking in 2011 and appears to be heading even lower.<p>Mark Dow, one of our favorite market watchers, is out with a new post on his Tumblr page titled "Of …

Stock Markets

Robinhood Raises $13M To Democratize Stock Market With Zero-Commission Trading App

Half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood‘s unlaunched zero-fee stock trading service. Now the startup has raised $13 million to hire talent to make its app totally secure so it can start adding people from its private beta waitlist.<p>Unlike competitors E*Trade and Scottrade that …

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• <b>Author:</b> Noah J. Goldstein and Others<p>Learn how small changes can make a big difference in your powers of persuasion with this <i>New York Times</i> bestselling introduction to fifty scientifically proven techniques for increasing your persuasive powers in business and life.<p>Every day we face the challenge of …

PROF ROBERT SHILLER INTERVIEW: How stocks could crash in 2014

'We saw this before the Wall St crash, the dot-com bubble and the credit crunch' - How Nobel economist Robert Shiller's CAPE warning light is …

A Second Act For The Internet Of Things

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Hirsch is co-founder and partner of Metamorphic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm headquarterd in New York City. Prior to Metamorphic, he spent eight years at Google where he was on the founding team that launched Google’s advertising monetization strategy and</i> …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Intelligent Time Management App 'Timeful' Launches on iOS

<i>Timeful</i>, described as "the first intelligent time manager" for mobile devices, is a new iOS app designed to help users manage their lives by combining a time management app with a calendar, a to-do list, and habits. <i>Timeful</i> aims to provide a personalized experience that encourages people to commit …

Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse

MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …