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Scientists Studied the Daily Lives of 1,000 CEOs. Here's the 1 Thing the Successful Ones Did

And, equally important, what they didn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I adore it when I read fine articles that tell me all great CEOs get up at 5 a.m., eat two boiled eggs, swim butterfly better than breast stroke, and sleep …

CEOs

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

6 TED Talks That Will Help You Achieve Success

Here is some practical advice from entrepreneurs and leaders.<p>We all have challenges we face as we climb the ladder to success--something is holding us back, someone is standing in our way, we're afraid to take the leap.<p>The thing is, even the most successful individuals faced these exact same …

TED Talks

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

Time Management

The Rules Of Getting Lean For 2017 In 17 days

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution

Why the Health Industry Is Calm Despite Trump's Obamacare Threats

Hospitals and health insurers are gaining confidence that their nightmare scenario—millions of Americans instantly losing health insurance once …

An Apple exec interviews job candidates based on 3 basic personality questions

That places a lot of pressure on her interviewing technique. If she asks the wrong questions, she might end up with employees who don't fit well within an organization that prides itself on operating like a well-oiled machine.<p>In a new LinkedIn posting, Ahrendts walks the reader through a typical …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

10 Simple Things the CEO Can Do to Create a Happy Workplace

Happiness at work starts from the top. This is one of the fundamental truths of happy workplaces.<p>In any organization where people consistently love to work, you will find a CEO and executive leadership team that places employee happiness among their top strategic priorities and act accordingly.<p>One …

Health Plan Industry's Worst Nightmare: Employers Realizing They Are Actually The Insurance Company

The best book I’ve read to help understand the underlying dynamics of healthcare’s under-performance is David Goldhill’s “Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Know About Health Care is Wrong.” Goldhill goes into great depth on the destructive dynamics of having what he calls “surrogates” — i.e., …

Health Care

The Happiest Workplaces Have These 4 Things in Common

The work structure allows, and pays for, our outside work passions to be big parts of our lives.<p><i>How can organizations apply happiness principles to have a healthy work environment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Happiness

Outdoor Arm Chair

By Jamison RantzWith temperatures on the rise it’s time to get outside and enjoy the day. Or maybe relax outside after a long day. Either way, you’ll …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

'Earnhardt Nation’ details complex Dale Earnhardt, Dale Jr. father-son relationship

New book delves into Dale Earnhardt’s complicated legacy.<p>Since Dale Earnhardt's death on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, he has become an almost mythical figure. To a large segment of fans, the seven-time Cup Series champion is the embodiment of what a NASCAR driver should represent: a …

A Beginner’s Guide To Building Muscle Mass.

When it comes to building muscle, strength training is what you need to do. While cardio is great for burning calories and fat, only weight training …

How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod

Most gyms have dumbbells to spare, but are you making the most of them? Being a lover of all things strength training, I've compiled a few of my favorite dumbbell moves to spice up your muscle-building routine. (Because you've probably met your quota for front squats and bicep curls, amiright?) …

Kill the annual performance review.

<i>This</i> <b>post</b> <i>originally appeared in</i> <b>Inc.</b><p>One of the last sacred cows in businesses—from startup to mature organizations—is the ineffective, poorly timed …

Employee Engagement

The 5-Minute Workout That’s So Tough We Call It a ‘Death Set’

Calories won’t survive these 5-minute workouts. Will you?<p>This 5-minute workout will bring you to your knees.<p>Unlike the average strength training session where you spend about 15 to 30 seconds working at a time, this routine requires you to work 5 minutes straight. That’s why I call it a “Death Set.”<p>…

Purchasing a $500 pair of boots showed me why it’s worth investing in quality

And, yes, I admit, that is a lot of money. Unfortunately, that's just how much good leather footwear costs. And quality clothing isn't just about aesthetics — it's a practical thing.<p>I did my research and made sure that the purchase would pay off.<p>The reality is that high-quality, long-lasting …

Health Care Providers Need a Value Management Office

Many health care organizations today are striving to deliver better patient outcomes at lower cost and to be rewarded for accomplishing both. Most have begun this journey with pilot projects to obtain valid measures of outcomes and cost for one or two medical conditions. They implement process …

Project Management

This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

Exercise

Why Does the (White) Lower Middle Class Vote Republican?

During the 2008 Presidential election, 51% of white voters who earned less than $50,000<p>a year voted for John McCain. The Pew Research Center reported that, during the 2012 election, the GOP held a 54 percent to 37 per cent advantage over Democrats among whites without a college degree -- which …

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid

How can you become a better leader? Don't make these mistakes.<p>In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective …

Emotional Intelligence

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

How to Help Someone Develop Emotional Intelligence

If you are one of the unlucky people who must deal with a clueless colleague or a brutish boss, you’re not alone. Sadly, far too many people at work lack basic emotional intelligence. They simply don’t seem to have the self-awareness and the social skills that are necessary to work in our …

Emotional Intelligence

Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …