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Best Elevator Pitch Ever! 17 Ways to Persuasively Tell Your Story

Maybe you're starting a company or managing an initiative in a large corporation.<p>Or you're promoting a product or service--or yourself.<p>Or you're formally presenting to a senior leader or hoping to grab a few minutes with venture capitalists at a conference.<p>In all these situations, you need an …

Elevator Pitches

This Harvard Psychiatrist Just Revealed the Surprising Secret to Real Happiness at Work and in Life

Who doesn't want to be happy at work? Even the crankiest, most incorrigible among us deep down inside want to be happy. While researchers have found that some amount of happiness is genetic and environmental -- each of us possesses a unique mix of neurological wiring and life experience -- it is …

Entrepreneurship

How To End Procrastination And Finish That Big Project

Whether it’s in your professional or personal life, how to finish that big project you started is often a major challenge. According to Harvard Business School professor Robert Kaplan and his colleague David Norton, 90% of business strategies fail due to poor execution. This staggering statistic is …

Procrastination

Which of Canada’s Largest Banks Should You Buy Right Now?

Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)(NYSE:RY) has been known as Canada’s largest bank, but recently, it got overtaken in certain key metrics. As of writing, …

TD Bank

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

The 50 Cheapest, Healthiest Foods In the Supermarket

Load up your cart without emptying your wallet.<p>Sticking to an ultra-healthy grocery list doesn't have to run up your bill — you just need a shopping strategy. We researched the most nutritious packaged foods on supermarket shelves and figured out where to get them on the cheap so you can be smart …

Trader Joe's

Discover the Reach of Machine Learning Through Six Projects in Python

<b>Description</b><p>Machine learning gives you extremely powerful insights into data, and has become so ubiquitous you see it nearly constantly while you …

Machine Learning

11 Sunday Dinner Recipes to End Your Weekend on a High

Ah, Sunday night. It's that period during the week that always feels slow and calm. It's also an opportunity to shore up your energy for the week …

Recipes

How to Clean Your Ears (Properly), According to ENTs

Cleaning your ears is often a private, gross moment between you and a Q-tip, but according to ENTs, if you know what’s good for you, you’d stop …

Dry Skin

Got phlegm? Avoid these foods to revolutionize your throat-clearing game

Sexy topic alert: You know that moment when you clear your throat but still feel like you have mucus lingering back there (and then you try again and …

Which universities will really impress the boss?

<b>What's the best university name in the world to put on a job application?</b><p>It's the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, according to an international league table for how much universities are likely to boost the future careers of graduates.<p>The Graduate Employability Rankings, …

University of California

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world.<p>It’s a crucial platform …

Infographics

Why biking to work is the ultimate workout hack (and how to do it yourself)

If no amount of meditation can keep you from wanting to pull your hair out at the sight of bumper-to-bumper traffic or another too-packed train car, …

Sculpt a Lean 6-Pack With the Help of These 30 Ab Workout Videos

Make working your abs easy by just following along to these videos! From five minutes to 30, all these workouts focus on your entire core including your upper and lower abs, obliques, and back muscles. As a bonus, many of these videos include total-body moves to sculpt your arms, legs, and butt, …

Workouts

3 Ways to Protect Your Business's Intellectual Property

Here's a quick rundown on the three major types of intellectual property filings - trademarks, copyrights, and patents.<p>Inevitably, some part of your …

Intellectual Property

Personal trainer Sam Wood reveals the five things you need to do now in order to shed belly fat in time for bikini season - and how you eat can be almost as important as what you consume

For most women and some men, shifting fat from the stubborn stomach area is the hardest part of overall weight loss.<p>Australian personal trainer and …

Fitness

13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

Self-improvement

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

The simple habits of the happiest people start in the morning.<p>Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair …

Happiness

American Investors Pile Into Marijuana ETF

U.S. investors are piling into an exchange-traded fund that tracks the Canadian pot industry as the country moves toward legalization and liquor …

ETFs

Can Blockchain Protect Intellectual Property?

In today’s world, intellectual property theft is a problem for businesses of all shapes and sizes.<p>IP infringement<b>costs the average company almost</b> …

Blockchain

1 Change Could Make Your Writing More Readable. Unfortunately, People Will Tell You You're Wrong | Inc.com

When you type a sentence, should you put one or two spaces after the period before beginning the next sentence? This simple question can inspire surprisingly passionate debate among writers, editors, and anyone else who cares deeply about grammar and writing styles. The debate got especially heated …

Writing

Can Being Smart Hurt Your Ability To Lead?

This one is for the up-and-comers. The go-getters. The high achievers. I hear you think you’re ready for leadership. From what I understand, you’re frustrated that you haven’t been given more management responsibility yet. You work hard. You consistently get results. And most importantly, you’re …

IP Tips for Startups

Startups and their founders have a lot on their plates and a lot of issues that loudly announce themselves as front-of-mind. You need to hire the right people — can’t hope to grow without them. You need an attractive, functional and professional website to create a positive first profession. …

Small Business

Take it from the pros: successful stretching routines contain two key components

On Monday you bootcamp, on Tuesday you clip-on your Beyoncé-glam cycling shoes, and on Wednesday you hit the latest HIIT class that’s made its way …

Exercise

4 Proteins That Get Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To Nutritionists

There are two areas of the body where fat seems to stick: The belly and the back.<p>If fat around your midsection is getting you down and it seems like …

Nutrition

Expiration of Major Cybersex Patent Could Set Off Explosive Innovation

Friday marked a major milestone for the more than $15 billion adult toy industry, with the expiration of a longstanding patent on sex toys controlled …

8 YOGA POSES FOR CYCLING: How To Build Cycling Endurance When You Have No Time

Yes, I know you are busy. As a cyclist, the thought of adding anything else to your already jam-packed schedule is definitely asking for too much.<p>For …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

The best employees are not the agreeable ones, according to Adam Grant

Cheerful and helpful workers are beloved by their bosses, and just about everyone else, really. Enthusiastic optimists make for great colleagues, rarely cause problems, and can always be counted on.<p>But they may not necessarily make the best employees, says Adam Grant, the organizational …

Malcolm Gladwell: We Should All Be Disagreeable

Malcolm Gladwell wants you to be more disagreeable. It is a subject that the best-selling author and <i>New Yorker</i> writer recently covered on his hit …

Malcolm Gladwell