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3 ways to set yourself up for a promotion

<b>What is the best way to get promoted?</b><p>At the start of my career I was under the impression that working hard and doing great work would get me …

African-American News

How to get a six-pack, according to three women who have one

Most fitness experts recommend setting goals that establish healthy habits rather than fixating on visible results (like uncovering your six-pack) for good reason. “Very few people can achieve this look, regardless of what they do,” says Stephen Ball, professor of nutrition and exercise physiology …

Body Fat

Jillian Michaels Shows Us How to Get Sexy Abs With This 4-Move Workout

Jillian "Motha F*ckn" Michaels does not play when it comes to working out. Whether you are looking to strengthen and tone your back or want a leg workout that will have you sore for days, she's got you covered.<p>Jillian knows exactly what the people want and shared an intense ab workout that will …

Workouts

Core Training That Isn't Stupid

Get Stronger and Faster with Advanced Core Workouts<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Despite what many coaches say, you don't get much core work from …

Workouts

Boarding a long-haul flight? From loading up on salty foods to forgetting to work out before you fly, the common mistakes you should avoid

While the prospect of a holiday in a far-flung destination is sure to incite excitement in the majority of us, the fact that we have to board a …

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Ab Workout I Do For a Six-Pack

If you want to get stronger, more defined abs, there are a few things I recommend you do. My first suggestion is to look at what you're eating. Are you consuming lots of foods that are processed, are high in sugar, and have zero nutritional value? If so, you're going to need to revamp your diet and …

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Ab Training Made Simple

Here's what you need to know...<p>Ab workouts should be simple, quick, and effective. In fact, you only need two exercises and perhaps a third to work …

Tip: Glucose Monitoring for Fat Loss

Here's how out-of-range blood sugar can be affecting your ability get shredded.<p>No matter how strict your diet or how consistent your training, …

Ignorant When it Comes to Deadlifts?

Here's what you need to know...<p>Most people don't deadlift correctly because they haven't educated themselves on how.<br>• Your feet must be your …

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

10 Ways to Build Abs, Not Just Uncover Them<p>To see your abs, diet plays a big role. Yeah, no crap. Everyone knows that. But a lot of people forget one …

7 British Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

In recent years, Netflix has become a haven of self-produced, original, and fantastic content. From <i>Stranger Things</i> to <i>Ozark, Mindhunter</i> to <i>Making a</i> …

Tip: Lose the Fat, Spare the Muscle

The so-called fat burning zone is a myth. To dump the chub, go hard and fast or low and slow. Here's why and how to do it.<p>Regardless of what it says …

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer, and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the “generic” brands you find …

The 17 most promising movies and TV shows to watch this summer

Ah, summer. A time for beach trips, barbecues, and Hollywood franchise sequels.<p>While this summer movie season in the northern hemisphere is no different from those of years past—in that almost every movie from a major studio is a sequel—it also features some intriguing indie options that aren’t …

Pilates guru insists breathing correctly can help you get abs

What if we told you there was a simpler way to get killer abs and all it takes is breathing?<p>Yes, that’s right, it’s the fitness news you’ve been …

Why Traditional M&A Is Becoming Less Important

From 1870 to 1911, John D. Rockefeller built what was arguably the single most impressive business organization in history: Standard Oil. Mr. Rockefeller’s business strategy was to vertically integrate every aspect of the oil business (exploration, development, logistics, marketing) to assure an …

So Many M&A Deals Fail Because Companies Overlook This Simple Strategy

We have all seen or heard of high-profile cases where M&A deals didn’t work out. AOL–Time Warner, HP-Compaq, Quaker-Snapple — these are just some of the big ones. An analysis of 2,500 such deals by our firm shows that more than 60% of them destroy shareholder value. Perhaps such deals should come …

4 Traits Perceptive Investors Look for in Tech Startup Founders

A brilliant founder with a good product is a better bet than a so-so founder with a brilliant product.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Behind every successful startup are the people who had the vision and tenacity to build it. It seems that investors and pundits are on a …

The head of Microsoft's venture fund explains why startups should take its money in a crowded market

Earlier this week, the two-year-old venture capital firm formerly known as Microsoft Ventures announced that it is now M12— M for Microsoft, and 12 because "entrepreneur" is a twelve-letter word.<p>Ahead of that announcement, I sat down with Nagraj Kashyap, the overall head of M12, to talk about its …

How to Give Employees Structure Without Stifling Them

Leaders know they need to give people room to be their best, to pursue unconventional ideas, and to make smart decisions in the moment. It’s been said so often that it’s a cliché. But here’s the problem: Executives have trouble resolving the tension between employee empowerment and operational …

Why the secret to nailing an interview is the exact opposite of what everybody thinks

Congratulations, you’ve made the short list of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: <i>How do I walk into the</i> …

Didn't Get a Raise? This 1 Personality Trait Could Be Why

One communication style gets short-changed more than others. Here's why...<p>While we'd like to believe that people with the best experience and track record get the raises and promotions they want and deserve, anyone who has worked knows this isn't always the case. Some call it office politics. …

Amazon patents could enable worker monitoring via wristband

Amazon has received patents for electronic systems that could enable warehouse monitoring through electronic pulses that guide employees by …

4 Ways You're Ruining Your Posture at Work and How to Fix It

While your body may go through minimal physical exertion over the eight or so hours you clock in at the office, the act of sitting at your desk has more physical implications than you think. Sure, most of the gears that grind are mental, but over time, a hunched back, strained neck, and tense …

Want to Make Sure You Hire the Best Candidate? Ask These 2 Interview Questions

If you understand real job needs, you only need to ask two questions to predict on-the-job success. It doesn't matter what you ask if you don't know job needs, you'll either be wrong, or lucky.<p>It took me 30 years and 2,500 interviews to make this table showing the best and worst predictors of …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Self-awareness

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Management

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