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8 Exercise Swaps for Common Injuries

Eric Salvador, C.P.T.

Actually, You Might Be Poorer Than You Think

Watch your wallet -- you may be poorer then you think.<p>Recently, CIBC announced that it was going "all in" on wealth management.<p>Basically what this …

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we …

Nuclear plants must give anti-radiation pills to nearby residents: regulator

Residents and businesses near nuclear power plants must be provided with potassium iodide pills as a precautionary measure in case of an emergency, …

Why are so many managers useless as leaders?

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Unfortunate fact: there are a great number of people in …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Employee happiness matters more than you think

I remember the flight well: It was 2010 and our first book on innovation had been successfully released. I was on my way to Cannes to deliver a workshop at the annual World Innovation Convention, and was excited to be making the trip.<p>What struck me was the fact that the companies attending this …

Five qualities of top employees

For many startups, hiring the best and the brightest is not an option — it's an absolute necessity. You've probably heard this sage, albeit generic advice before, "Only hire 'A' players." Of course! Who doesn't want 'A' players? Who doesn't want people who have the talent, skills and drive to make …

8 Qualities That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

I remember all of my bosses. Some were bad. Most were good.<p>But only one was, in the best possible way, truly <i>memorable</i>.<p>Unforgettable bosses possess …

How parents can help their adult children buy a house

Where there's a will, there's a way for parents to help their adult children buy a house.<p>That's will as in last will and testament. In the kind of extremely expensive real estate market we have in many cities, maybe what your adult children need is a sweetheart deal from Mom and Dad. Maybe pass the …

4 Simple Steps To Get Great Posture (Video)

Our posture both reflects and creates how we feel and how we live, so obviously good posture is so important! When it's not so good, we often feel …

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26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

The right food and drink to keep you fit<p>Sports nutrition is easy, if you’re a cartoon character. Take Popeye: The gravel-voiced sailorman would down a can of spinach, and next thing he knew he was shot-putting a bowling ball into the stratosphere. Try that at home and the only thing you’ll be …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Your life goals don’t have an expiration date [infographic]

ALL OF MY FRIENDS managed to graduate college and land cushy jobs the year before the recession of 2008 hit. I wasn’t so lucky. I graduated right …

Measuring management

MANAGEMENT is one of the most successful industries of the past century. In 1914 it was a mere infant. The Harvard Business School (HBS) was just six …

How to Determine What Business Process Metrics to Put in Place

Determining the correct process metrics is critical to ensuring that departments within companies are meeting their desired goals. In Six Sigma, this …

How to avoid becoming your company's biggest liability

I was on LinkedIn recently when a news update popped up. In the story, a CFO asks the CEO: "What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave the company?" The CEO answers, "What happens if we don't, and they stay?"<p>This vignette resonated with me: When I was a 20-something …

John Chen’s simple plan to save BlackBerry

John Chen started his career like a lot of young engineers do: working the dreaded "third shift." Fresh out of college, Chen found himself on the floor of a mainframe computer assembly facility in southern California from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., debugging machines and fixing manufacturing problems. …

What can a manager do to help an unhappy employee?

<i>Welcome to The Globe and Mail's Your Life at Work Survey, done in conjunction with Howatt HR Consulting. Take our survey, measure your stress levels, find out your Quality of Work Life (QWL) score and determine whether you're able to cope.</i><p><i>The scenario below, the second column in the series,</i> …