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Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Idris Elba Just Pulled Off A Style Move Every Man Can Copy

How to lower the tone (in a good way)<p>Idris Elba does what he does very well. And no, we don't just mean the gritty police-drama roles (though they're done very well too). On this occasion, we're referring to his wardrobe - and a specific style move that's as reliable as it is imitable.<p>At an ABB …

30 Best Menswear Brands You Need In Your Life Right Now

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …

Menswear

Why this supermodel-turned-yogi clears her “monkey glands” every a.m.

<i>Welcome to My Morning Routine, where Angela Lindvall and other good-life gurus share their personal (frequently surprising, often healthy) morning</i> …

Bread

Hot Yoga Girl Will Make You Join the Gym

You might wonder who could sit and watch a yoga video, but this 3:28 routine will have you mesmerized from beginning to end. Maybe it’s the …

Yoga

America's Best Beach Towns

Ahhh, summer. Endless sunny days, tanned legs in short shorts and ice cream in the freezer at all times. Can you tell we're ready for a beach vacation? Here, eight of our favorite seaside towns across the country.<p><b>Watch Hill, RI</b><p>Less crowded than nearby Newport and Narragansett, Watch Hill is an …

New England

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

How to Launch a Retail Transformation via Mobile

If you are not testing mobile marketing at physical retail, you are falling behind.<p>You've probably heard much of the buzz around mobile marketing. Over three years ago, Google published its YouTube video explaining the power of the Mobile Advertising movement. But what you may not have been keeping …

eCommerce

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Curious about the ancient practice of Ayurveda? Here are 10 ways in can bring balance into your life.<p>Try incorporating these 9 healthy habits into …

10 Things to Remind Yourself on a Daily Basis

Bad days can be extremely overpowering sometimes. When we're having a bad day, everything feels wrong and the day seems to get even worse as we sink …

Self-help

18 Photos That Show Why New York City's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Is So Legendary

The 121-year-old hotel is a landmark in New York City: It has hosted dignitaries, politicians, and world-famous celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Grace. It has also served as the home away from home for every US president since Herbert Hoover and has hosted foreign royalty like the …

9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People

You don't have to be born able to execute at a high level. Here's how you can develop that vital skill.<p>There's a huge biggest difference between being <i>efficient</i> and being <i>effective</i>. (Just ask Stephen Covey.)<p><b>Efficient</b> people are well organized and competent. They check things off their to-do list. …

17 Things Great Leaders Always Say to Their Employees

Want to be a great leader? Say these phrases to your employees.<p>Quick, name your favorite boss of all time. I'll wait here for you to think of him or her.<p>Playing Jeopardy music.<p>OK, do you have the answer?<p>Now think about something that boss told you that stuck in your brain. Maybe it's an encouraging …

9 Powerful Steps to Manage Difficult Conversations Like a Pro

Difficult conversations: Most people don't like them, but we all need to have them at times. One of the biggest challenges in my years as a recovering pleaser was how to tell people the things I thought they didn't want to hear. I thought confrontation should be avoided at all cost and it took me …

Self-help

Credibility Is the Foundation Of Leadership

<i>For the third part of this month-long series celebrating the release of my first leadership book (which will be available in bookstores and through</i> …

Leadership

100 Change and Transformation Tips from Change Factory

Presenting...our top 100 change management and business transformation tips, to celebrate the 300th Issue of our Winds of Change eNewsletter.<p>For the list in bullet point form, visit: www.changefactory.com.au/changetips

List-Worthy

Shopping Healthier & Without Lists, Millennials Are Changing The Supermarket Game

Grocery shopping used to be a rather easy experience: you’d look in the cupboard, make a list and drive to the store to collect your goods. Simple …

What is Meditation and How It Affects Our Brains

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed to be so vague …

Meditation

The Good News About Alzheimer’s Disease

For many years, when the term “rare gene mutation” appeared in a sentence along with “Alzheimer’s disease,” the news was reliably grim. That’s because people who possess the only known genetic anomalies associated with the disease face greatly increased chances of becoming sick with it. One gene, …

Dementia

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

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How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

<i>“Art is not a thing — it is a way,”</i> Elbert Hubbard wrote in 1908. But the question of <i>what</i> that way is, where exactly it leads, and how to best follow it is something artists have been grappling with since the dawn of recorded time and psychologists have spent decades trying to decode, outlining the …

What Does ‘Shareholder Value’ Really Mean?

James Post and others argue that a well-run company can—and should—be managed in a way that benefits not just the investors who own its stock, but a …

How to Find Balance Between High Productivity and Overworking

You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it's going out of style. But the weeks continue …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

Video: Abs Are In Season

Watch Equinox instructor Aida Palau develop summer’s most coveted muscles.<p>Our cultural fixation on abs is fairly easily explained: They’re the …

Yoga Workout for Strength & Energy: Full 50 Minute Workout- Tara Stiles & Deepak Chopra

The Wall Street Journal & Breaking News, Business, Financial and Economic News, World News and Video

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Wall Street

Yogi Rules to Live By (& Break, from Time to Time).

I led an amazing yoga retreat in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, this weekend.<p>It was an insane amount of fun; twice a day yoga overlooking the ocean, …