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Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S., lawyers warn

When Canadians are able to buy legal recreational marijuana sometime this year, we are going to start generating a lot of consumer data.<p>Some of it …

Canada

How to Work for a Leader You Don't Believe In

A bad leader doesn't have to beat down a great person.<p>It is a sad truth that you never have to look far to find someone working for a leader they don't believe in. (It may even be you.) People lose faith in leaders for lots of reasons: broken trust, lack of confidence, or just plain disagreement.<p>If …

Leadership

The Simple Organizational Error That Cost My Company Over $100,000

Some easy tips on how to avoid losing a lot of money in your company.<p>It's no secret that having documented processes is important for any company. What you may not realize is the amount of money you can potentially lose by either having inefficient processes or not having processes documented …

Project Management

How Traditional Attempts To Increase Employee Engagement Can Crush Productivity

When it comes to creating employee engagement, 87% of organizations cited it as being one of their top priorities. An estimated 66% of companies survey their people regularly. Yet, in their 2017 global study, Gallup finds that only 15% of employees are engaged at work.<p>Why this big disconnect?<p>Put …

Employee Engagement

The Outbound Journal

12 Little Changes For Big Gains

Training, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Tweaks You Need<p>The Question<p>What's your favorite simple change that leads to major progress?<p>Tony Gentilcore – …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Nutrition

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Leadership

Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are "bozos"

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Recruitment

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Emotional Intelligence

How to slice-proof your takeaway

Banana ball got you down? The culprit might just be your takeaway. Many slicers tend to rotate their hands and fan the clubface open during the …

How to Solve Ethical Dilemmas in a Way That Works for Everyone | Inc.com

As business leaders we routinely find ourselves in the middle of arguments. At least we hope so. Because the more passion we generate about our company and its mission, the more our people will engage in arguments about strategy, structure, budgets, and action plans.<p>Peak performance leaders know …

Management

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

Leadership

New SharePoint features: metadata magic, connected site families

I’m still processing the overwhelming number of new features announced at Ignite 2017. Microsoft produced a really amazing event. It was …

Universal Orlando

Feel This One Move To Quit Slicing

Move your left arm the right way to start the downswing.<p>There's a reason more Golf Digest instruction attention has been devoted to the slice than any other subject throughout our history.<p>A lot of people do it, and it can be a hard problem to fix.<p>A lot of advice starts with changing the way you …

Golf

How to get an Adonis belt

The Adonis belt - sometimes called Apollo's belt - refers to two V-shaped muscular grooves on the abdominal muscles alongside the hips.<p>This feature …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

Trainer Q&A: How often should I train my abs?

<b>Q: How often should I train my abs?</b><p>A: The quest for the elusive six-pack often leaves guys hitting their midsection hard after every workout thinking …

Exercise

Tip: The Missing Rep Range for Glute Growth

Butt building is bodybuilding, not powerlifting. Don't make this mistake.<p>The Pros and Cons of Barbell Humping<p>The barbell hip thrust has become the …

How the Most Influential People In the World Turn Their Insecurities Into Strengths | Inc.com

Over the past month, I have interviewed some of the most exceptional and accomplished people in the world, including Nobel Laureates, Olympic medalists, Oscar winners and Fortune 500 executives for The Influencers podcast. In the process, I have learned one surprising commonality among all these …

Self-improvement

How to Calculate Return on Investment for Your Business | Inc.com

You're an entrepreneur and have put time, money, and effort into your business. You want a good return on investment for all your work. Who wouldn't? But knowing your ROI isn't as straightforward as you might think.<p>The reason isn't some inherent difficulty with the basic ROI formula. It's a …

Google Docs

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

I can't believe I'd never heard of Ctrl-Shift-T.<p>If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a …

Google

8 Under-the-Radar Hotels in Canada We Love

Canada is the world’s second-largest country, geographically speaking. Maybe that’s why its smallest hotels seem like such discoveries—jewel-like accommodations embedded in spectacular natural settings, or luxurious lodgings slipped in urban pockets so discreet even locals might miss them. As our …

Pacific Ocean

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

21 High-Protein Grain Bowls You Can Pack for Lunch

I'm not always great about packing my lunch. I love salads, but sometimes I want something a little bit heartier in the middle of the day. Plus, some …

Healthy Eating

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Trains

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

The most luxurious outdoor activities in the Canadian Rockies

Looking for an adventure in Canada’s wilderness? Then why not explore the breathtaking Rockies with a number of luxurious outdoor activities on offer …

Luxury Travel

7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Typography