Jayvardhan Patil

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6 GIFs For A Crunch-Free Core Workout - Women's Running

Are you tired of doing hundreds of crunches? Do they hurt your back? Are they just boring and you’re sick of them? Do they even work?<p>You could do …

This Is How Running Makes You A Better Everything

It’s a pretty simple formula: if you plan your training carefully, meet your mileage goals and fit in some cross-training, you’ll become a better …

How to ask your boss these 8 awkward questions

"In fact, several studies suggest that one of the most important indicators of future financial success in a business is the ability for employees to be able to speak candidly without fear of retribution,"says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage." …

Employment

What hiring managers are really trying to figure out when they ask, 'What are your hobbies?'

But before you start babbling about your lifelong obsession with horses or your newfound passion for baking, consider this: The hiring manager wants to get a better sense of who you are, so it's important to think about which hobbies best showcase your strengths, passions, and skills — and then …

Employment

Here's how I broke the bad speaking habit of saying 'uh' and 'um' all the time

What's "that?" A distracting tic or habit. For example:<p>-Too much hand gesturing<br>-On the flip side, standing motionless like a stone<br>-Going on too long with no idea the audience is bored<p><b>Today, I will focus on a more widespread public speaking hiccup: the use of the words "uh" and "um."</b><p>Yes, we're all …

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How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

Public Speaking

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

Jeopardy

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

When an Argument Gets Too Heated, Here’s What to Say

I recently stood in front of an executive team, allowing their unproductive to-ing and fro-ing to continue a little longer. It was a gold mine of examples I could use to teach them how <i>not</i> to have conflict. Within 10 minutes, they’d managed to take a routine issue and turn it into an all-out row, …

6 Ways To Strength Train While At Home With Kids

If you’re a stay-at-home mom, or even a mom home with the kids on a weekend or day off, it can be pretty tough to find time to go running. So …

Living Rooms

People shared the deepest insights they've ever heard, and they may forever change how you think

But every now and then someone will come along and say something, whether they mean to or not, that completely changes the way we think about something — and it's a pretty awesome experience.<p>In an Ask Reddit thread, Redditor AWWshets asked other Redditors, "What is something someone said that …

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Startup employees: Here is the proper way to value your stock options

Good was about 15 years old. In its most recent incarnation, Good specialized in software for managing mobile devices. It had a variety of owners over the years, but in the last few years it raised a lot of venture capital and it filed to go public in 2014.<p>Then its business segment got …

Employment

Sound Like a Leader With These 5 Simple Sentence Starters

What you say at work directly impacts what others think about your leadership potential.<p>You're not sure if others see your leadership potential at work, and you don't know why. You work hard. You have the skills. You follow the rules, but you still haven't been recognized for your contributions. …