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Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Pain

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

A Top Sales Expert Reveals 4 Ways to Make Customers Want to Buy From You

Getting customers to take action requires much more than spitting a bunch of facts.<p>Did you know that 95% of our purchase decisions take place unconsciously?<p>While most customers think that they are making a decision based on facts, what they are actually doing is buying emotionally, then justifying …

9 Unexpected Ways To Clear Negative Energy From Your Life That Actually Work

When your life gets clouded with negative energy, it can be hard to see through it. It can feel like there's an all-encompassing fog that's never …

How to Throw a Major Corporate Event

A well-attended, memorable party can help build your brand -- if you're willing to pay the price.<p>A major event--where your company hosts guests, customers, and/or employees--can be a powerful marketing tool. Among other marketing goals, an event can:<p>convince employees they work for an exciting …

Los Angeles

The Most Important Leadership Skill You Probably Never Learned

Complex problem solving is an essential leadership skill. Leadership consultancy Zenger Folkman recently surveyed over 300,000 managers and found it was the second most-important competency for effective leadership (next to inspiring and motivating others). The 2016 OECD Survey of Adult Skills …

Management

Everything You Know About Introverts Is Probably Wrong. Here's Why

Being an introvert doesn't mean you like to spend all your time alone.<p><b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true, they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social stimulation.</b>• <b><br>It's because they have a very low threshold for dopamine, so they are easily</b> …

Have a Job Interview Coming Up?

Make yourself more likable, competent, and hirable.<p><i>by</i><p><i>By Shana Lebowitz</i><p>Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are …

Employment

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

I Used to Feel Overwhelmed by Housework — Until This Time-Management Hack Saved Me

Nothing makes me feel more zen than a clean home, but as a mom who works full time, I've learned the hard way that housework can't always be the priority. I used to binge-clean like it was a competition, spending hours dishwashing, folding, and vacuuming with marathon intensity. When everything was …

Time Management

Pink Moon 2018: How to Spot Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn Tonight

Tonight's full moon is a planetary party.<p>April was a month full of bright celestial happenings, including the Lyrid meteor shower that lit up the sky …

Astronomy

Google's plan to fix texting on Android is really about the death of SMS

Google finally has a plan to fix Android's texting problem.<p>This week, the company confirmed its long-rumored plan to improve messaging on Android and …

Does Drinking Really Change Your Personality?

If you tend to drink with the same group of people, chances are you have a rough idea of which friend is the "happy drunk," the "messy drunk," or the …

25 Skincare Tips Dermatologists Know (That You Don't)

“Avoid the sun and when you can’t avoid it, wear sunscreen and a hat. I swear by Coolibar sun protective clothing and Colorescience Sunforgettable …

The First Black Hole Close-Up

Astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet didn’t have a supercomputer when he showed the world what a black hole looks like. He just had an IBM 7040 and a …

Want a High-Performing Team? Create an Atmosphere of 'Relaxed Intensity'--Here's How

CREDIT: Getty Images<br>The term 'relaxed intensity' may seem contradictory, but it sure as heck isn't counterproductive.We're all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience-based secrets to success. One thing's for sure, any formula for success requires an intense commitment.But this …

Elon Musk to Tesla Employees: Start Walking Out of Meetings, and Cut the Jargon

The Tesla CEO sent an email to employees on Tuesday on how they--and their suppliers--need to shape up to start hitting the company's ambitious production goals.<p>Tesla has been in a bit of hot water of late. The company is missing its production goals pretty consistently, and on Monday it revealed …

15 Habits That May Make Someone Irritating Without Realizing It

Someones people may be irritating without realizing it. Whether it's being on their phone when other people are talking to them, or interrupting …

Easy Ways to Actually Improve Your Posture

You’ve probably heard about “tech neck”—the head-drooped, shoulders-forward pose many of us strike while crouched at a computer or peering into our …

World's Greatest Leaders Are Masters of This 1 Skill

True leadership is not about having all the answers<p>Over the years I've held many leadership roles. I've been a small business owner, a founder and a CEO. And in each of these roles I believed it was my job to have all the answers.<p>I believed investors demanded a complete understanding of the market …

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

5 Daily Habits That Successful People Have (Which Most of Us Probably Don't)

Success may be within your reach and you may not even be aware of it.<p>Success is tricky and hard to define because it differs from individual to individual. My mother, who never held a corporate job her whole life, achieved great success as a homemaker raising kids and creating a nurturing home …

Newfound 'organ' could be the biggest in your body

<b>(CNN) —</b> To be or not to be an organ: That is the question.<p>Researchers have detailed the structure and distribution of spaces in your body that they say represent a newfound human organ, and this "organ" just might be your body's biggest -- but not all experts are convinced.<p>It's the part of the body …

The 2 Reasons Why So Many People Are Becoming Lonelier

We’re getting lonelier.<p>The General Social Survey found that the number of Americans with no close friends has tripled since 1985. “Zero” is the most …

How did what could be the largest human organ elude us until 2018?

Back when he was a young student in medical school some 30 years ago, pathologist Neil Theise wasn't taught much about a common, widespread …

Are Epsom salt baths *actually* good for you?

There’s a reason you feel great after a swim in the ocean—and it’s not because of the beautiful scenery and the soothing sound of the waves (though …

11 incredible habits of Buddhist Monks (#7 is brilliant)

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

These cleverly designed pajamas will actually help people who easily overheat stay cool at night

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>SHEEX<p>An old college t-shirt and flannel bottoms are the unofficial uniform for countless people when they sleep, myself included — at …

This 1 LinkedIn Summary Mistake Makes Hiring Managers Stop Reading Your Profile

This one section on your LinkedIn profile is where most recruiters decide not to contact you.<p>It's very easy to make mistakes on your LinkedIn profile. These days, you need to consider how each section of your profile is being perceived. The photo, headline, summary and work history sections must …

The Pacific Garbage Patch Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought — And Growing

Surface sampling and aerial surveys conducted over a 14-month period in 2015 and 2016, as well as computer modeling, show the patch is four to 16 …