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Why Finding The Real Meaning Of Agile Is Hard

“I talked to 50+ leaders and consultants about what ‘agile’ means,” the legendary professor of management science at the Stanford Engineering School, Robert I. Sutton, wrote on Twitter late last week. “Read 10+ books. I agree with many principles and grasped it when it focused on software. I am now …

Agile Development

Responsive Vs. Reactive Parenting: It Makes All the Difference - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

“I’M HUNGRY!” shouts 3-year-old Jolie every night after her dads, Kyle and Wayne, put her to bed. Their concern that she is not getting enough …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

Emotional Intelligence

Why you should read this article slowly

The Kindle has not killed off the printed book any more than the car killed off the bicycle<p>The slow reader is like a swimmer who stops counting laps and just enjoys how their body feels and moves in water<p>Are we doomed to read distractedly in the digital age? Technology seems to deter slow, …

Writing

How To Earn Up To $300,000 Delivering Packages For Amazon

How would you like to earn up to $300,000 in profit delivering packages for Amazon?<p>Here’s what you need to know and how you can benefit from this new initiative.<p><b>The Details</b><p>In June, Amazon announced plans to expand its reach by offering entrepreneurs an opportunity to start their own delivery …

Startups

Why America's Sub-4% Unemployment Rate Means A Recession Is Not Far Off

The strong job market has become a reason for optimism for many Americans in the past couple years in stark contrast to the dark days of the Great Recession and the ensuing “jobless recovery.” The unemployment rate fell beneath 4% for the past several months, weekly jobless claims are at a 49-year …

Dot-Com Bubble

The Benefits of Probiotics Might Not Be So Clear Cut

From pickles and candy bars to pills and protein powders, probiotics are touted as a health boon in all flavors of foodstuffs. Consuming these …

Microbiome

3 Monster Biotech Stocks in the Making

They're relatively small now, but these biotechs could be monster-sized winners over the long run.<p>Think of any big biotech. What comes to mind? …

Genetics

10 Super Easy Habits That Will Immediately Improve Your Professional Life

Speaking to dozens of job seekers every day for the past two decades, I have noticed that a vast number of people are not terribly happy with their work. There are different degrees of unhappiness, ranging from basic disappointment to downright depression. Sometimes, they feel a new job will imbue …

Self-help

Try PHA Training To Build Muscle And Burn Fat In Just 15 Minutes

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:15 To burn body fat, you must get your heart rate high. To add size, you must place sufficient stress on your major …

Workouts

If you missed out on bitcoin, you might want to read this

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning.<p>Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors …

Cryptocurrency

How To Secure Safe Dividends That Pay Up To 6.7% Monthly

If you’re like most folks, you’re so used to collecting dividends <i>quarterly</i> that it may not have occurred to you that your portfolio can pay you <i>every month.</i><p>But it’s true, thanks to a small set of stocks that delivers cash payouts month in and month out like clockwork (I’ll reveal 3 with especially …

Investing

A Quarter of the World's Adults Don't Get Enough Exercise, Study Says

One in four adults worldwide doesn’t get enough exercise, putting “more than 1.4 billion adults at risk of developing or exacerbating diseases linked …

World Health Organization

9 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do at Home

These exercises can help you get stronger and faster on the bike<p>Strength training can boost your performance on the bike in many ways, like helping increase your power and endurance. But you don’t need to be lifting heavy to reap its benefits. Instead, you can try these CrossFit workouts that you …

Workouts

Amazon just revealed an update to its plan to promise massive profits to anyone who wants to start a delivery company

Amazon is going all in on its new delivery program.<p>The retailer announced on Wednesday that it would acquire 20,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to use in its new homegrown delivery initiative, in which it says it will pay entrepreneurs to start small businesses to deliver its packages.<p>Amazon …

Enterprise Tech

Bitcoin Is In Freefall, Dragging Ethereum And Ripple With It -- Here's Why

The bitcoin price went into freefall this morning, despite good news for bitcoin adoption from the growing Lightning Network, as investors get cold feet ahead of the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision expected later this month on whether to grant approval for a bitcoin …

Goldman Sachs

Swimming Is One of the Best (and Hardest) Workouts You Can Do

As we established, propelling yourself through the water is hard. So a few pointers from experts in the field can’t hurt.

Mat Fraser’s the Greatest CrossFit Athlete of All Time: 3 Secrets to His Success

For the third year in a row, Mat Fraser proved he was the Fittest Man on Earth at the 2018 CrossFit Games. And, for the second year in a row, his …

Workouts

This economic principle is the secret to my family’s morning routine

I always love scrolling through my family’s glorious pictures on the first day of school—when the kids are well-dressed and smiling, backpacks slung on their shoulders, with nary a shred of evidence of rush or hassle.<p>I love the image because I know it will not last.<p>A lot of parents begin the new …

Parenting

How To Get Stronger

Everyone should do some strength training. Research from Harvard Medical school, among others, shows that it can prevent everything from osteoporosis …

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is on sale for $39 on Amazon

If you really love your cable company and you’re happy to pay them more money than you should be each month, you can go ahead and stop reading this …

Tech Trends

Grab 1 Kettlebell and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Strength Workout

If you've never used a kettlebell before, now's the perfect time to get started! Multi-certified trainer Vishal Kumar has created a great workout that just requires one kettlebell, and it's a full-body session, so you don't have to worry about any area being neglected.<p>"Use a moderate weight and …

Workouts

These Awesome Online Courses Are Better Than Grad School

Learn some actually useful skills at a fraction of the time and price.<p>I remember when I first considered going to grad school: I was a freshman in …

Graduate School

Why Master Delegators Use Directed Delegation

Practicing the art of delegating allows you to work less and create more value. Good delegators deploy six levels of delegation. Master delegators go one step further to utilize directed delegation across the six levels. They know that directing work to the people with the most applicable strengths …

Procter & Gamble

This 10-minute routine will increase your confidence and self-esteem

The two most important times in your day are just before you go to bed, and just after you wake up. These are your “bookends.” If you learn to master …

Motivation

How To Build Passive Income In Order To Retire Early

Anything passive first takes active energy. The best time to put in the effort is when you are young and not yet ravaged by disease or burdened by …

49 percent of millennials spend more on restaurant food than they save for the future

Roughly half of all millennials are prioritizing delicious meals today over savings for tomorrow. New data from LendEDU, which surveyed 1,000 …

Personal Finance

Physiotherapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common experience for most people due to stress or improper posture. However, back pain can be treated with exercises …

Workouts

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …