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NOTE-TAKING: LESSON AND RESOURCES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of note taking. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of …

Note-Taking

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Want to quietly opt out of an email chain or take back that pathetic note to your ex? Gmail can help.<p>Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of …

Apps

Bring The Grill Inside This Summer Thanks To This Smokeless Innovation

Backyard barbeques are synonymous with summer—but sometimes, standing over an open flame in 90+ degree weather isn't ideal. For practical indoor …

Cooking

David Foster Wallace: ‘You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t’

<b>It’s graduation season, and we here at Ladders have decided to take a look back and showcase some past commencement addresses that stand the test of</b> …

David Foster Wallace

9 Nonfiction Audiobooks To Listen To While You Work Out, If You're Feeling Incredibly Ambitious

Everyone knows you're supposed to exercise for your physical improvement, but what about your intellectual gains? If you want to get pumped in body …

Books

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Will Power

The 15-Minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Workouts

15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

Business Development

This $49 Bra Is So Good it Had a 2,000-Person Waitlist

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>When it comes to finding a well-fitting bra, it’s a …

Clothing

Science figures out what women find most physically attractive

Shiny shoes. Clean-cut clothes. Well-groomed hair. Once all these artificial coverings are stripped away, what exactly about a man is attractive to …

High Blood Pressure

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Entrepreneurship

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Self-improvement

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

Why Being Kind to Yourself is the First Step Toward Personal Growth | Heleo

“Self-compassion actually makes you more motivated and more resilient to setbacks.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why self-care is anything but selfish</i>• <i><br>Why</i> …

Mindfulness

11 life lessons this world famous fitness coach lives by

Fitness guru behind the viral 'Insanity' craze reveals the 11 life lessons he lives by and how they will turn YOU into a success story too!<p><b>Home</b> …

Self-help

Koerner Rombauer, Founder of Rombauer Vineyards, Dies at 83

When Koerner Rombauer was once asked to explain why he loved both piloting airplanes and making wine, he answered, “Flying and winemaking are both …

Napa Valley

Study suggests your adulthood self-esteem has its roots in the way you were raised as a child

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettStudies of identical and non-identical twins indicate that our self-esteem is influenced by the genes we inherited from our …

Psychology

How I Plan My Work Week

Image: iStock<p>As a self-employed freelancer, keeping track of all the deadlines and other tasks I have can be challenging. On a typical day, I'm …

Productivity

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

If You Want Your Abs to Pop, This Is the 1 Move You Need to Start Doing

Doing hundreds of crunches and planks can be great if you're looking to strengthen your core, but if a defined midsection is what you're after, the …

Workouts

TRX Suspension Training for Functional Strength Session 145 & 264 Basic Us

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest TRX Suspension Training for Functional Strength Session 145 & 264 Basic Use Single Handle Mode Heels in TRX UPPER …

Suspension Training

The Five Hurdles to Happiness: And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them

Overview<p>The Five Hurdles to Happiness: And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them by Mitch Abblett<p><b>A practical approach to becoming aware of the "five</b> …

Happiness

15 Best Affordable Pinot Noir

Looking for an affordable bottle of Pinot Noir? Here, F&W's wine expert Ray Isle lists 15 great bottles—all under $20.<p>1 of 15<p>2014 The Pinot Project …

Farm-to-table

You've Got to Do These 4 Bodyweight Exercises, According to Trainer Harley Pasternak

Harley Pasternak doesn't need an introduction. He's the guru of all things fitness and wellness, and he's trained some A-list celebrities who look absolutely stunning. Not surprisingly, Harley is a headliner at the Propel Co:Labs Fitness Festival this year, and we were lucky enough to catch up with …

Workouts

The Dumbbell Bench Press Is One of the Best Upper-Body Exercises You Can Do

Don't let a swarm of dudes keep you away from the bench. Here's why it's worth your time.<p>While the bench press may be known as a bro fitness staple …

Workouts

Top 20 Effective Tips to Lose Belly Fat (Backed by Science)

Have you ever felt that you do everything to lose belly fat, but the results come too slowly? You do tiring abs workout and follow a healthy diet, …

Fitness

Oprah Just Gave an Incredibly Powerful Commencement Speech at USC. Here's How She Did It

Oprah Winfrey's verbal delivery brought power to her words and tears to people's eyes.<p>It was fitting that the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism chose a master communicator--Oprah Winfrey--to deliver the 2018 Annenberg commencement speech.<p>Oprah's speech on Friday to 960 students …

Public Speaking

Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p>—<p>GREAT …

Wine

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

Best of the best iPhone accessories | ZDNet

SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick<p>I'm always too cheap to buy an iPhone with the maximum capacity, so I end up relying on external storage to pick up the …

Gear & Gadgets