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There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Employment

The Best Way to Gain Lean Muscle Mass

Muscles not only add a toned and fit appearance to the body, but also aid in the performance of a number of important everyday tasks. It should come …

Exercise

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

Personal Finance

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Workouts

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Employment

Whatever Your Role in the Company, You Should Get Used to Asking This 1 Question

Asking yourself and others how you can do better yields impressive and instant results.<p>Over the years, as I began to give lectures around the world, whether about marketing, tech, or the intersection of the two, I began to adopt a new custom that has proven to be a very successful strategy in …

Selling

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Bren Brown and the rest are featured on this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

Leadership

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Time Management

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Time Management

Doing This For 5 Minutes Every Morning Can Make You Nearly Twice As Productive

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the first thing you do? Do you check email or voicemail? Or do you take a few minutes to develop a plan so that you know exactly what you need to achieve that day to make it a successful day?<p>If the first thing you do is grab your phone and check email, you’re …

Time Management

The 9 Best Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. The real issue is how to create effective …

5 insanely good Amazon Prime benefits you probably don’t know about

The perks of your membership go well beyond free shipping, movies and music<p>These benefits are prime.<p>Roughly 90 million people are Amazon Prime …

How to retire by 40: 3 proven tips from someone who has

Chris Reining isn't your average retiree. He said goodbye to his working years at 37, and is now financially independent, living his life on his own terms.<p>Growing up in a middle-class family in Illinois, Reining says he did well in school, earned scholarships, and attended the school that paid him …

Retirement

A 31-year-old who left her 9-5 with $1 million says most people have the same misconception about retirement

Kristy Shen may be the youngest retiree in Canada.<p>In 2014, at age 31, Shen retired from her job as a computer engineer with $1 million in the bank. …

We found 22 cloud services your business definitely needs to try

When it comes to cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS), we're all familiar with the usual players. But there's a huge world of opportunity …

Project Management

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even, "drives people?" (maybe into the …

Leadership

6 Powerful Steps That’ll Help Non-Writers Create Terrific Blog Posts

<i>Image credit:</i> <i>Pexel</i><p>Are you having problems creating high-quality contents for your blog? Is your content marketing campaign not getting the desired …

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

Retirement

The 33-Year-Old Who Left A Six-Figure Job To Start A Travel Company

In 2017, Jessica Nabongo spent only 21% of the year at home. Bouncing from places like Sri Lanka to the Maldives or from South Africa to Mozambique, she visited 53 countries, 38 of which were new to her. That’s over 189,000 miles on 131 flights.<p>Whew.<p>Looking into 2018, the American has no plans of …

Travel Industry

Why You Should Get A VPN For Your Xbox One Or PS4

After putting up with what my roommates and I like to joke is the "first Roku ever made" for the past few years, I recently decided to do all my …

VPNs

2018 Jaguar F-Type Coupe Turbo-Four First Test

Jaguar now sells the most attractive four-cylinder sports car, but others cost less and some perform better<p>Ian Callum’s ability to design such beautiful cars with regularity must drive the other guys nuts. Just look at the F-Type. Proportion is spot on. The body’s gesture needs no superfluous …

Mantles and Boosters - Monster Hunter World Wiki Guide - IGN

This page contains the unlock requirements and item stats for all of the Specialized Tools in Monster Hunter World.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>New to Monster …

The 6 best VPNs to help keep you anonymous on the internet

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

PopSugar

You may be paying off your debt wrong—here’s the best way

When looking at their credit card bills, most people only pay attention to one number: the total amount they owe. But if that's your priority, you're …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Customer Service

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling | Inc.com

By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as <i>Harvard Business Review</i> describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to convey.<p>But you may not know that the traditional way we …

Public Speaking