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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 …

Aereo Isn’t Illegal Just Because It Threatens Broadcasters

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments to determine the fate of Aereo, a Manhattan-based startup. The question before the court is whether Aereo’s business model violates the Copyright Act. Aereo allows its customers to watch broadcast television over the internet. Instead of purchasing …

Why a Quarter of Americans Don’t Trust Their Employers

The American Psychological Association’s new Work and Well-Being Survey, released earlier this week, paints a hopeful picture about the state of American workers, with a few troubling caveats. I talked to Dr. David Ballard, the head of APA’s Center for Organizational Excellence, about …

The Power of Dignity in the Workplace

Imagine that you’ve been working in your job for a while. You enjoy your work, know how to do it well, and take pride in the results you produce. And then one day things change. Perhaps a new boss is hired from the outside, who doesn’t talk to you or your colleagues in sufficient depth to …

How to Execute a 15-Word Strategy Statement

There is no shortage of stories and anecdotes to illustrate how the best strategies can nearly always be reduced down to a brief but powerful statement and even more ink has been spilled describing the dangers of strategy statements that read like detailed action plans.<p>But how do you go about …

Foreign buyers delight in the glut of Spain's cheap Costa properties

As prices hit rock bottom in a depressed economy, overseas investors are scooping up prime City and coastal real estate<p>Although hundreds of Spanish families are still being evicted every day for defaulting on their mortgages, foreign buyers have returned in force to the country's depressed property …

Where Will You Be in Five Years?

Most people have been asked that perennial, and somewhat annoying, question: “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Of course it is asked most often in a job interview, but it may also come up in a conversation at a networking event or a cocktail party. Knowing and communicating your career …

Big Retirement Mistake: Thinking You Know When To Claim Social Security, When You Don't

Think you know enough about Social Security to make the best decision about when to claim your benefits? Join the crowd. In a just released survey of 55 and older workers, 24% say they are “very confident” and another 53% described themselves as “somewhat confident” that they know enough to make …

Driven To Divest: Investor Pressure Could Make 2014 A Busy Year For Oil And Gas M&A

Attending last week’s IHS CERAWeek in Houston, the Davos of energy as some attendees referred to it, one could have easily been mistaken into believing oil and gas are the new masters of the universe. Domestic and international news coverage in the last several years has decidedly become …

The Advantage 3D Printing Can Bring The Iterative Design Process

With the news that HP is seriously looking at entering the 3D Printing market this summer (Maggie McGrath, here on Forbes), many analysts will be hoping that Meg Whitman has found a way to bring 3D printing into the mainstream. That may or may not be the case, and we’ll find out what HP’s big …

This Gorgeous French Lingerie Model Is Actually A 3D Hologram

Do you remember our previous post Could This Be The Future Of The Retail Store Window? If the future of shopping involves interactive slideshows and …

How did Snowden swipe all those NSA documents? The answer is far less thrilling than you think

To some, he’s a hero. To others, a treasonous saboteur. But of one thing, there is no doubt: former NSA contractor Edward Snowden changed the course …

U.S. law firm ensnared in NSA surveillance: NYT report

(Reuters) - An unnamed U.S. law firm was caught up in the global surveillance of the National Security Agency (NSA) and its overseas partners in Australia, according to a newspaper report on Saturday.<p>A top secret document obtained by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shows the firm was monitored …

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The claim that metadata collection runs afoul of the Fourth Amendment is specious.<p>In what looks more like a publicity stunt than a serious legal …

US law firm was 'caught in NSA surveillance net' in Indonesia – report

New York Times reports Australian trade-talks surveillance Unnamed firm was retained by Indonesian government<p>An unnamed US law firm was caught up in surveillance involving the National Security Agency and its Australian counterpart, according to a report released on Saturday.<p>The New York Times …

Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the March 2014 Issue

Enjoy these cartoons from the March issue of HBR, and test your management wit in the <b>HBR Cartoon Caption Contest at the bottom of this post</b>. If we choose your caption as the winner, you will be featured in the next magazine issue and win a free Harvard Business Review Press book.<p>“It’s neither new …

The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. An executive may well fear that …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …

6 Economists Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

For years I’ve rejected the false choice that entrepreneurs are forced to make when it comes to the subjects of political science and comparative economics. First is the offer to buy in to the notion that there exists no <i>natural</i> connection between the underlying motivations and incentives which …

Your 'High-Earning Years': Salary Secrets For Your 20s, 30s And 40s

When we’re younger, we probably think that we’ll make more money when we’re older. Job seniority comes with promotions—and raises—right?<p>As it turns out, your money arc is shorter than you think. According to an analysis from PayScale.com, women’s pay peaks at age 39, and, according to their median …

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Memorable

Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence. These are the types of leaders that we value the most; inspired by their courage and resiliency, we seek to emulate them. They are the most respected. Leaders that are self-aware, are clear about their identity …

10 Rules To Build A Wildly Successful Business

Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff built Honest Tea from scratch into a $100 million enterprise.<p>In my recent article on Forbes, you get a few lessons and a compelling story of their journey.<p>But wait, because there’s one more thing. In fact, 10 more.<p>Goldman and Nalebuff share 10 must-follow rules on …

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Breakout Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about.<p>The number of $10-million-plus women-owned firms increased by 57% — a growth rate nearly 50% more than …