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Why A Corporate Culture of 'Kindness' Is Great For Your Brand

Last week I wrote about how you can make employees proud to represent your brand, and part of that has to do with your culture. Some companies create an authentic culture that works uniquely for them. When other companies try to replicate it they fail. Some successful companies have a <i>je ne sais</i> …

The Workplace

The Creator's Code: 6 essential skills of extraordinary entrepreneurs

In her new book, ‘The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs,’ Stanford lecturer Amy Wilkinson presents new insights …

What Philz Coffee Can Teach Us About Product Design

I love Philz Coffee. Since I moved to San Francisco nearly three years ago, it’s become part of my routine, my go-to weekend workspace.<p>Hundreds of …

7 Scientific Self Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

Success Requires Optimism, But You Can Fake It Till You Make It

<i>“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” —Albert Schweitzer</i><p>All one has to do is Google the word Optimist to locate study after study showing that Optimists do better in most avenues of life than Pessimists. Studies …

Happiness

6 Skills Shared by Extraordinary Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Five years ago, Amy Wilkinson was attending a birthday party in New York City when she looked around at the prominent guests and saw several well-known entrepreneurs. They included the founders of Google, eBay, and Gilt Groupe.<p>That got Wilkinson, a fellow in the White House Trade Office at the …

Entrepreneurship

Get Strong, Sexy Legs: The Anatomy of Your Leg Muscles

How Your Leg Muscles Work<p>If you're lounging as you read this, the next sentence may scare you sit-less.<p>"Sitting is the new smoking; it's just as …

Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life

<b>Make Meditation a Habit to Improve your Life</b><p>I wasn’t really into it at first. Meditation was hard. It required sitting and quieting my mind, neither …

Meditation for Lazy People

I love yoga – I’ve been doing it for over a decade. As good as I feel from it, I’ve never been able to cross over into meditation. My mind is like …

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

Let's break down the basics. And they're simple enough: This is a 91-day challenge that involves only five strength-training exercises. Yep, five.<p>What's the trick, you ask? There isn't one! See, with just five moves, you can experience strength that you didn't know you had. Five moves are all it …

My Brain’s Stronger Than Your Brain

In a recent episode of The Tim Ferris Show (my favorite podcast, behind The Productivity Show, of course), Tim Ferris interviews Arnold …

Meditation

15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

Tony Robbins Reveals His Secrets for Motivating Your Employees | Inc.com

If you are having trouble rallying your employees around your company's mission and you can't motivate them around a cause, chances are that you might be too focused on your own monetary gain or personal success.<p>Life coach Tony Robbins, who recently sat down with Inc.'s editor-in-chief Eric …

Employment

Why Weights Are Better Than Cardio for Fat Loss

Have you heard that one joke where some fitness professionals insist that running makes you fat?<p>In a world where diets sell you on the idea of eating …

7 Steve Jobs quotes that could change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters