Ramon Magsaysay Jr.

51 Flips | 5 Magazines | 4 Likes | 18 Following | 11 Followers | @junmag56 | Keep up with Ramon Magsaysay Jr. on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ramon Magsaysay Jr.”

Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

Power Can Corrupt Leaders. Compassion Can Save Them

In 2016 John Stumpf, then the CEO of Wells Fargo, was called before Congress to explain a massive scandal. For more than four hours, Stumpf fielded a range of questions about why the bank, which had over $1.8 trillion in assets, had created 2 million false accounts, and, after the fraud was …

Pet owners spend thousands per year on their little fur babies

The average pet owner spends more than two thousand dollars a year on their animal, according to new research.<p>New research examining the financial …

Need another reason to cut out sugar? A new study links blood-sugar levels with mental decline

The human body’s relationship with sugar is complicated. On many levels, the carbohydrate is vital—your brain literally needs it to function. But …

11 Personality Traits That Could Derail Your Career

When considering what it takes to succeed at work, we often focus on innate strengths: high intelligence, the ability to learn, the ambition to achieve, and the social skills to develop strong relationships. But these characteristics always coexist with weaknesses—aspects of personality that might …

The strange side effect of tattoos

Tattoos — especially big ones — are all the rage with celebs like David Beckham and Harry Styles covered in body art.<p>But before you go under the …

Heatstroke

5 Tiny Business Habits That Will Make Your Small Business More Money

Do these five things every day and you can make more money this year.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It took me quite a long time to figure out one profound truth: Multi-tasking won’t always help your business grow. So, for the entrepreneurs who are just …

Small Business

The King of Contempt

<b>(Getty/Tom Pennington/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Donald Trump’s campaign against America<p>Lucian K. Truscott IV<p>May 27, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s hard to put a finger on where his campaign of contempt for American institutions began, but Donald Trump’s years-long allegation that President Obama wasn’t born in …

Donald Trump

6-figure salary, no severance: What an FBI director has to lose

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> James Comey's ouster from the top of the FBI sent shock waves through Washington, and left many wondering what happens next for him.<p>The FBI director job was a step down in pay from his previous roles as general counsel for an aerospace giant and a hedge fund, even though the role …

Sheryl Sandberg's 2016 Commencement Address at University of California, Berkeley

Thank you, Marie. And thank you esteemed members of the faculty, proud parents, devoted friends, squirming siblings.<p>Congratulations to all of you…and especially to the magnificent Berkeley graduating class of 2016!<p>It is a privilege to be here at Berkeley, which has produced so many Nobel Prize …

Empathy

How to Cultivate Mental Toughness

Grit. Determination. Willpower. Fortitude. Do you have what it takes to persist in the face of challenges? To pick yourself up and carry on even when …

Self-improvement

4 Ways CEOs Can Conquer Short-Termism

In a recent survey, 70% of respondents said that CEOs focus too much on short-term financial results, and nearly 60% said that they don’t focus enough on positive long-term impact. These findings mirror the growing chorus of voices in business and academia that point to short-termism as being a …

Leadership

Why You Should Buy a Business (and How to Do It)

<b>Richard S. Ruback</b> and <b>Royce Yudkoff,</b> professors at Harvard Business School, spell out an overlooked career path: buying a business and running it as CEO. Purchasing a small company lets you become your own boss and reap financial rewards without the risks of founding a start-up. Still, there are …

Business Strategy

How Non-English-Speaking Countries Stack Up on English Proficiency

Harvard

Excess Management Is Costing the U.S. $3 Trillion Per Year

More people are working in big, bureaucratic organizations than ever before. Yet there’s compelling evidence that bureaucracy creates a significant drag on productivity and organizational resilience and innovation. By our reckoning, the cost of excess bureaucracy in the U.S. economy amounts to more …

Economics

Successful Leaders Know What Made Them Who They Are

Can you identify the one person, event, or influence that made you who you are as a leader and a person? Over the past 10 years, I’ve put that question to one hundred of the eminent people I represented as chairman of the Washington Speakers Bureau: Madeleine Albright, Tom Brokaw, Colin Powell, …

Condoleezza Rice

Jennifer Aaker: The Power of Story

AT&T Launches Its Own $10 Internet Access Program For Low-Income Households

AT&T is today making good on a promise it had to make to the FCC last year, announcing their new program to connect more poor Americans to the …

Telecoms

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

Yogurt-Chia Pudding

4 Servings<p>The ultimate do-ahead, portable power breakfast; it’s also great with fresh fruit.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt<p>1½ tablespoon chia seeds<p>1 tablespoon agave syrup, plus more<p>Cocoa nibs, sunflower seeds, and/or toasted coconut (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

Breakfast

12 unbelievable ways people eat ice cream around the world

People around the world prepare the beloved frozen treat with sesame seeds, noodles, and even cheese.<p>If you're lucky enough to be taking an international vacation this summer, The Travel Channel has some recommendations for must-try ice creams.<p>If traveling the globe isn't in the cards, Instagram …

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

There Are Still Only Two Ways to Compete

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Back in the early 1960s, the great Boston Consulting Group founder and strategy theorist Bruce Henderson asserted that there was only one way to successfully compete: gain a relative market share advantage over all competitors so as to have lower costs than all of them. The …

Innovation

Top 10 Ways To Master Self-Control

From staying up too late, to checking emails obsessively, to eating too many carbs, self-control is something we all struggle with on a daily basis. Although some of us may fail to believe it, we all possess the ability to develop self-control. It is a quality that separates us from the animal …

Regular Exercise Is Part of Your Job

When we think about the value of exercise, we tend to focus on the physical benefits. Lower blood pressure, a healthier heart, a more attractive physique. But over the past decade, social scientists have quietly amassed compelling evidence suggesting that there is another, more immediate benefit of …

Immigrants’ Willingness to Trust Is Affected By Where Their Mothers Were Born

Immigrants to Europe whose mothers were born in countries with higher levels of interpersonal trust are themselves more likely to show greater trust, says Martin Ljunge of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Sweden (fathers’ birth origins are less important). A <b>1-standard-deviation</b> …

The Unexpected Consequences of Success

Everybody loves a winner, right? No, unfortunately, not always. In my coaching practice, many executives and entrepreneurs vent their frustrations with the unexpected negative consequences of their success — such as their anxiety over being able to maintain their winning streak, the fear that they …