Eric Thunem

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10 Ways Successful People Spend Their Time After Work

When Neil Patrick Harris was in his late teens and early 20s, he rocketed into fame starring on the hit TV show, <i>Doogie Howser, M.D.</i> Precocious and …

10 Simple Steps to Becoming a Networking Pro

Here's how to make the connections that can accelerate your career.<p>Are you looking for a new job, new customers, new investors, or new opportunities? You likely know that networking is one of the best ways to find them. Unfortunately, if you're like most people, networking doesn't come that …

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Reinventing Your Company: 3 Aspects of Change That Are Essential for Growth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The great strengths exhibited by companies that are successful early on can often become their biggest weakness. The processes and free-form culture of a startup, even the people, often don’t scale as a business grows.<p>At Vitals, we lived …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

How LinkedIn's CEO eliminates useless meetings | Inc.com

Surely meetings weren’t designed to be useless time sucks that everyone dreads until the minute they’re over.<p>You’ve likely been part of the drill at some point. Entire teams and departments shuffle into the boardroom; a few key people speak and make decisions, while the rest are lost in space …

Isometrics: The Secret to Gaining Strength—Without Moving a Muscle

Some fitness trends make it seem like in order to get in shape, you have to bounce around like crazy, throw tires into the air, or leave a pool of …

Workouts

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5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

The Lazy Way to an Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

We all want an awesome life. And very often you know what you need to do to improve it… but you don’t do it.<p>I don’t blame you. Hey, some of that …

This Is the Single Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men. Are You Doing It?

Add this one-move workout to your routine for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body<p>Ask me for an upper-body workout, and I’ll give you one exercise: the standing single-arm overhead press.<p>Here’s why: It works the deltoids, biceps, triceps, lats, and pecs, as well as all of the stabilizing …

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Seven things security experts do to keep safe online

Cybersecurity experts aren’t like you or I, and now we have the evidence to prove it. Researchers at Google interviewed more than 200 experts to find out what security practices they actually carry out online, and then spoke to almost 300 non-experts to find out how they differ.<p>Perhaps …

Information Systems

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

4 Tips for Building Your Own Bodyweight Training Programs

<b>As a mom who works at home with three kids, bodyweight training has been a lifesaver.</b> A workout you can take to the playground is bound to be a …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps - SFGate

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

The 9 worst money mistakes to make in your 20s

"Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms," writes Richard Branson. "It is only through failure that we learn."<p>Of course, there are caveats to such broad advice — especially when it comes to money.<p>Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make …

Post-graduation, people aren't impressed by my bakery job

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>Ever since I graduated from university almost two years ago, I have been continuously bombarded, by family and friends alike, with one catastrophic question: "What are …

How you can do less to achieve more in your career

I was in a Starbucks this morning and looked around. Every single person I could see — dressed in his or her business finest — was perched in place, …

Time Management

We asked an exercise scientist how many days a week you need to work out to actually make a difference

Five days a week, four days a week? Is two enough?<p>Luckily, science has come to the rescue with a surprising conclusion — and a somewhat tough one to swallow if you have trouble motivating yourself to work out.<p>We spoke recently to Shawn Arent, an exercise scientist at Rutgers University, and asked …

6 Simple Moves for Crafting Bigger Calves

1 of 7<p>Calves to Cows<p>No one at a movie theatre ever comes up and says, “Hey, how much do you calf raise?” Even a discussion of great bodybuilders …

7 Best Barbell Exercises for a Strong Core

1 of 8<p>Attack Your Core<p>While it’s true that “abs are built in the kitchen,” like with any muscle, abs are built in the gym, too. You still have to …

The collective wisdom of the 2015 graduation speeches

<b>(Real Simple) —</b><p>Trust yourself<p>"I want you all to stay true to the most real, most sincere, most authentic parts of yourselves. I want you to ask those basic questions: Who do you want to be? What inspires you? How do you want to give back? And then I want you to take a deep breath and trust …

College & University

Are You Using the Right Weight for Every Exercise?

Use the Goldilock’s method to determine if the amount of weight for an exercise is too light, too heavy, or just right.<p>When it comes to lifting, the universal number for strength, power, and muscle growth is between 15 and 25 total reps per exercises. (That could men 8 sets of 3, 5 sets of 5, or 3 …

Workouts

Your Complete Shoulder-Training Crash Course!

Google "shoulder training" and you'll probably get millions of results written by millions of so-called experts. But how do you decide which articles …

The 8 Most Underrated Ab-Training Tips

Whether you're a diehard cruncher or stalwart planker, your ab workout could probably use a tune-up. Try these 8 underappreciated techniques to …

The Incredible Power of Believing in Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To live a life of high achievement, you must fully believe in yourself and your ability.<p>Find me an extremely successful person who doesn’t greatly believe in themselves. It’s not going to happen. Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King, Jr., …

The 6 Worst Things You Can Call Yourself on LinkedIn | Inc.com

The problem that so many of us Americans have is that we love ourselves.<p>This love tends to be all-encompassing, which means that we try and encompass everyone else with that self-love.<p>We don't realize, however, that sometimes we can sound a little too wonderful and this can put off potential …

The 5 Fastest Ways That Men Die

Don’t freak out—but do consider your risks for these deadly diseases, and how to prevent them<p>Sure, a heart attack can kill you almost instantly. But surprisingly, myocardial infarction doesn’t actually rank as the most common cause of sudden death among younger guys, says Gerald Wydro, M.D., chair …

Medicine