David Newhouse

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How to apologize at work

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I have a weird problem that I hope you can help me with. A couple of weeks ago, my team was in a big meeting with another team, our boss, …

Casper Raises $13 Million to Help You Sleep Better at Night

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.<p>It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the …

Diabetes

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

What Happy People Choose to Do Every Day | Inc.com

What separates the world's happiest people from the rest of us?<p>About one-third of the U.S. population describes itself as "very happy," according to the polling agency Harris Interactive--a higher number than I think many of us might expect.<p>These are the people in your office who are upbeat and …

Happiness

Epic Proposal Video Takes Montana Man 26 Countries, 4 Years to Make

When Jack Hyer lip-synched the lyrics to "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers for his girlfriend, Becca Strellnauer in a video marriage …

How to Define Your Company: Capabilities vs. Products | McDonald's Strategy | Inc.com

McDonald's is about to become the largest children's book distributor in the U.K., according to reports in <i>The Bookseller</i> and <i>The Wire.</i><p>Here's how it will work: For a limited time in each Happy Meal, Mickey D's will offer a code for a free e-book in a children's mystery series. The e-book provider is …

McDonald's

Hate Commuting? Handy Map Shows Jobs Close To Where You Live

A map shows how many jobs are available for certain commutes around the New York metropolitan area.<p>Where you live has a huge impact on the kind of employment opportunities available to you. The Regional Plan Association, an urban advocacy organization based in the New York metropolitan area, …

5 Easy Ways to Write Better Emails | Inc.com

Business email accounts aren't sexy. They've been in widespread use for decades, and even the services that so many of us use have been around forever. (Gmail turns 10 this month, and Hotmail is going on 18 years old.) Despite a remarkable lack of innovation, however, email is still by far the most …

Jeff Bezos

Typical U.S. worker has been 4.2 years in their current job

There’s a widely held belief that Americans are less loyal to employers than they were in prior eras. And with pensions virtually extinct and job …

Italian gunmaker brings factory jobs to U.S.

Chiappa, an Italian gunmaker known for its exotic firearms, is going to start making them in America.<p>The gun maker already employs 14 people in Ohio and Kentucky who import and sell Chiappa's guns. Now the 56-year old company is building a factory in Dayton, Ohio, and plans to bring it online by …

WikiBear Is the New Teddy Ruxpin, Uses Wikipedia for His Brains

With a direct connection to Wikipedia, WikiBear is truly the world's smartest teddy bear. That is because this interactive teddy resorts to crowd-sourced knowledge for his brains. Unveiled at Toy Fair, WikiBear uses Bluetooth to connect to a free app running on a smartphone or tablet, which in turn …

Get up! Study says sedentary time means less ability in everyday life

It's not enough for people to get regular moderate exercise as they age. Researchers say it's also important not to spend the rest your time sitting too much.<p>In fact, for every hour of sedentary behavior, the odds were 46% greater that people older than 60 would have some disability in ordinary …

Ergonomics

How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Airfare and Avoid Change Fees

It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on the remaining "legacy" U.S. airlines (American, Delta, United, and US Airways), and a bit less on some other carriers. Changing or canceling an international airfare can cost much more. But there are ways of avoiding the fees, and …

How to Win New Customers With LinkedIn: 4 Tips | Inc.com

Regardless of the size of your company, LinkedIn can be an excellent way to find new customers, according to Michael Pedone of SalesBuzz.com. Here's his step-by-step method:<p>1. Conduct appropriately targeted searches.<p>First, you probably want to sign up for a LinkedIn Premium account, because you'll …

Webinars

What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

I'm spending the morning waiting for my car in the repair shop. Four men in flannel (I missed the flannel memo) and I sit around smelling tires and inhaling exhaust fumes while an enchanting little fairy is in constant motion around her daddy. She climbs on him, giggles, turns around, and then …

15 of the best online music players. Which music streaming platforms is best for you?

With a seemingly ever-growing number of streaming music services available via the Web and dedicated mobile and tablet apps, choosing the online player that best fits your need is an increasingly difficult task.<p>Obviously, there are some big names that you might already be aware of, but there are …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing | Inc.com

I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of rambling or confusing letters, memos, and other professional materials. Here are seven bits of simple advice for clear and …

Creative Writing

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Call of Duty: Ghosts launches ahead of new games consoles

<b>The creator of the latest Call of Duty video game has acknowledged that initial sales of the title are likely to be slower than last time round.</b><p>CoD: Ghosts launches weeks ahead of the release of Sony and Microsoft's new consoles.<p>As a result, Mark Rubin, studio head at developer Infinity Ward, said …

Why Your Rent Is Rising Faster Than Inflation

Can you retire worry-free on $1 million?

A $1 million retirement kitty may work for some, but it depends on how much you take out, and what you earn on your savings.<p><b>Q: Is it true that you need $1 million saved to live through your 80s? If you withdraw 5% a year, that's just $50,000 a year.</b><p>A: A $1 million retirement kitty may work for …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Get Ready To Desperately Miss All Your Old PlayStations

Sony has been making PlayStations since the mid-1990s, meaning that Millennials of a certain age have grown up alongside the game console. And if you count yourself among that age cohort, get ready for a blast of nostalgia. A new ad for the PlayStation 4 follows the lives of two gamer friends …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Sales Secret: Show <em>Why</em> Customers Should Buy | Inc.com

Lately, I've been reviewing dozens of sales messages and have discovered a common theme. Most sales messages, whether in emails, presentation or websites, are ineffective because they "tell what" rather than "show why." Let me explain.<p>Average sales messages <i>tell what</i> the seller would like the …

Customer Service

6 Tips for Successful Cold Calls | Inc.com

Emails, phone calls, social media marketing are all valid ways to make connections. But no matter how many ways technology creates for us to connect, nothing can replace face-to-face, hand-to-hand contact.<p>As a sales consultant, I occasionally go into the field with sales reps I'm training to show …

Social Media Marketing