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You Need to Manage Digital Projects for Outcomes, Not Outputs

When is a project finished? For most of us, it seems pretty simple: when we ship the product or launch the service. But we need to take a step back and consider what “done” really means.<p>Most teams in business work to create a defined <i>output</i>. But just because we’ve finished making a thing doesn’t …

The Heavy Dumbbell Leg Workout to Build Strong, Sexy Muscle

1. Goblet Squat Sumo Stance<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start standing with feet in a wide stance (wider than shoulder width) with toes turned outward at an angle. Use both …

Health

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders

Among these successful businesspeople, early mornings, late nights, and weekends are the norm.<p>Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful …

Li Ka-shing
Bodyweight Exercise

9 research-backed ways to be exceptionally persuasive

I know, I know. The word <i>persuasion</i> conjures up images of manipulating, pressuring, cajoling, all the used-car salesman stereotypes.<p>But if you think of persuasion as effectively describing the benefits and logic of an idea to gain agreement, then <i>everyone</i> needs to be able to persuade — to convince …

Self-improvement

The 37 best websites for learning a new skill

These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and technology topics.<p>They will teach you practically anything, from making hummus to building apps in node.js, most of them for free.<p>There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost …

Learning

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Want more from your career? Adopt these habits.<p>Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. …

Self-improvement

Visualizing The World's Ten Biggest Oil And Gas Companies

<b>From 2005 to 2015, global oil usage has only increased from 83 million to 93 million bpd (1.13% CAGR).</b> However, the overall rate at which the Top 10 …

Apple Promotes Educational Apps on App Store for World Autism Awareness Day

On the eighth annual celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, Apple has launched a new section of its App Store focused on apps designed specifically for autistic individuals (via <i>9to5Mac</i>).<p>The sixteen apps on display range in variety from helping users feel comfortable in their surroundings thanks …

Apps

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Pictures and Frames

Wall collage ideas - exactly what I've been looking for! Different layouts for the picture collage we are doing in our family room.<p>See More<p>100 idées …

34 idées de déco pour accrocher des photos au mur

34 idées de déco pour accrocher des photos au mur<p>Going to try this when we decorate our bedroom! Looks brilliant, maybe not the heart shape but the …

Home Design Lover

We've used a similar corner shelving unit to create space in a small 7 by 9 ft room. It's a great, easy shelving solution for small spaces (although …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

5 Steps to Reinvent Yourself: Create the Future You Visualize

<b>“You're never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” ~C. S. Lewis</b><p>Change means reinvention. Each time a major shift happens in our …

[WOTM, 06/2014] Tear Your Core Inside Out With The Superset Circuit Abs Workout

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

Healthy Eating

[WOTM, 11/2014] Build An Elite Physique With The 4-Day Muscle Thrashing Workout Program

Avocado Rose 101: How To Make An Avocado Rose<p>If you're anyone who's anyone on Instagram, you've undoubtedly seen the majestic, floral AVOCADO ROSE. …

Healthy Eating

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

3 Food Combos That Lead to Bloating (And What to Eat Instead!)

It's not just what you eat—it's what you eat together.<p>You know that certain foods can lead to bloating, like super salty stuff and carbonated drinks (we're looking at you, Diet Coke). But it turns out that certain food <i>combinations</i> have a similar effect. Nadya Andreeva, a certified wellness coach …

Nigeria’s renewal: Delivering inclusive growth

With the right reforms and investments, Africa’s largest economy can live up to its economic potential and bring more Nigerians out of poverty.<p><b>As</b> …

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

Train like an athlete, score a body to match - CNN.com

Athletes are always training for something. Find your something.<p><b>(Self)</b> -- No, you don't need superior genes to achieve the body results you want. Just shift your focus to these training strategies and you'll get hotter almost by accident.<p><b>Do a dynamic warm-up</b><p>The proper exercise prequel is not a …