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KEF LS50 Wireless Review: The All-in-One Speaker System That’s Audiophile-Grade and Easier Than Sonos

The KEF LS50 ($1,300/pair) has been regarded as some of the best desktop monitors (or hi-fi speakers, for their size) that you could buy since their …

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

The Seven Stages Of Adult Development (And Where You Land As A Leader)

The maturity of a leader can be instructive in their ability to guide their organization and adapt to a constantly changing business environment. Developmental psychologists are in agreement that the best leaders are not necessarily the ones with the most formal training, but rather the ones who …

Personality

How to Use Business Chat on iPhone with iOS 11.3

Apple announced the Apple Business Chat platform at WWDC 2017 and iOS 11.3 has finally introduced us to the program. The Business Chat platform allows iPhone users to connect with companies through iMessages, or from the businesses' app or website, rather than talking on the phone. Apple is rolling …

How to check if your MacBook Pro is eligible for a free battery replacement

Last week, Apple announced a battery replacement program for the 13-inch MacBook Pro, the cheaper model without the Touch Bar. Some laptops built between October 2016 and October 2017 include a component that could cause its battery to swell, Apple said.<p>The swelling is not a safety issue, Apple …

The 8 Secrets to Get Your Team to "Own" Their Jobs (Which of these principles of effective leadership are you ignoring?)

Do you feel like your staff comes to you to solve problems and put out fires they should be able to handle themselves? Here are 8 simple steps to get them to actually "own" their own job and free up your time...<p>Wouldn't it be nice if your staff could handle things by themselves without asking you …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Check Out Entangled Time

Where the future influences the past.<p>In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

How to get rid of love handles

But while shifting your lifestyle and altering your fitness regimen are essential for overhauling your physique, nothing is more vital to eliminating …

3 Simple Changes This Chef Made to Drop 30 Pounds and Sculpt a Six Pack

Joshua Ingraham feels better than he ever has<p>Most guys who have struggled with their weight have experienced that “ah-ha!” moment—that split second in time when something clicks. Your health is deteriorating and you know you need to do something about it.<p>Josh Ingraham, our recent Ultimate <i>Men's</i> …

The Two Workouts That Got Jason Momoa in Aquaman Shape

Use these workouts to build steel pecs and powerful legs<p><i>Jason Momoa certainly looks superheroic as Aquaman in Justice League, which hit theaters on Friday. But getting that body wasn't easy. His secret: Workouts from Mark Twight, who often prescribes</i> <i>a mix of functional, whole-body movements</i> …

Four Habits That Can Transform Your Leadership

What makes leaders effective are the habits and mindsets they bring to the workplace every day.<p>As part of my research for The Science of Story and the development ProHabits - a research and personal development tool focused on habits that can transform the workplace - I've now interviewed hundreds …

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Music Production

These 3 Moves Are Guaranteed to Give You That Elusive V-Cut

After these core exercises, you'll look like you've been Photoshopped<p>Often we ignore our obliques, opting for crunches upon crunches instead. But no more. Your obliques are responsible for giving you that superhero-V look, and it’s time we’ve paid more attention to them.<p>So let’s start by shredding …

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Apple gave an iPhone X to a professional photographer and the results are breathtaking

The first iPhone X camera reviews are already out on YouTube and elsewhere around the web, but if you have time to check out only one of them, it …

Mobile Technology

3 Unmistakable Signs of True Leadership, According to an Author Who Interviewed 525 CEOs

Popular The New York Times columnist Adam Bryant of "Corner Office" fame reveals what he found to be the best qualities of top executives from a decade of interviewing them.<p><i>The New York Times</i> journalist Adam Bryant has been dazzling readers of his Corner Office column for a decade. He says the …

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

This Leadership Book Is One of the Most Critically Acclaimed Ever. Here's Why You Need to Reread It

The lessons learned from this book do not have an expiration date, and can travel with you along your leadership journey.<p>In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies …

4 Leadership Lessons You Should Learn Early

You never really know the type of leader you need to be. You may have an idea of how you <i>want</i> to lead in certain circumstances but as situations change and reality unfolds, you begin to see that who you aspired to be and what you hoped to do don’t actually fit.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>Leadership challenges …

Leadership

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Trump Administration

These Cool Photography Links Will Go Nicely With Your Morning Coffee

Toad Hollow Photography has been away for a few weeks and is now back with a fresh list of tutorials, special features and great photography to share …

How to Give Feedback People Can Actually Use

Over the last decade, I’ve conducted thousands of 360-degree feedback interviews with the colleagues of the leaders I coach. My goal with these sessions is to get a better sense of my clients’ strengths and weaknesses, but more often than not, the feedback isn’t particularly useful.<p>How do you give …

5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

Cream Cheese

How Climate, Not Age, Makes the World’s Best Whiskies

The Kavalan Solist PX Sherry Single Cask Strength<p>Earlier this year, Pappy Van Winkle released 710 bottles of Pappy 25, the label’s oldest expression …

Whiskey

More than 3,000 classified JFK files are about to be released — here's what they are

President Donald Trump announced that the National Archives' will release more than 3,000 JFK files on Thursday, many of which have been classified since the 1960s.<p>The formal date of the release is October 26, 2017, as determined by the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act …

Donald Trump

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …

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