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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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8 Things the Most Successful People Do That Make Them Great

<b>There’s a right way to learn.</b><p><b>Want to be more successful? Actually, that’s not ambitious enough — want to be</b> <b>the best</b><b>?</b><p>I do. So I called my friend …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

9 Key Fashion Items Every Girl Needs

With Spring almost in bloom, its time to invest in staple pieces you'll want to keep forever.<p>Let's face it: winter's bitter cold left us feeling disillusioned with our wardrobes. So with warmer days ahead, it's time to shop for must-have pieces that'll keep your look fresh for months to come.

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The CEO of Automattic on Holding “Auditions” to Build a Strong Team

Photography: Liz Caruana<p><b>The Idea:</b> In its early years, Automattic relied on traditional résumé screening and interviews to do its hiring. But over time Mullenweg came to focus on tryouts, in which final candidates are paid to spend several weeks working on a project.<p>Automattic employs 230 people. …

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, hey, you’ll also get a high tush, a solid core, and sexy shoulders out of the …

Ask Women's Health: Is It Okay to Work Out Three Days in a Row

Your most pressing fitness, health, and life questions, answered<p><b>Is it OK to work out three days in a row for my weekly exercise?</b> <i><br>—Alyssa, Las Vegas, NV</i><br>It's better to space out your sessions, says Mike Bracko, Ed.D., an exercise physiologist in Calgary, Alberta. "If you work out three days in a row, …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

This sensible-yet-butt-kicking plan will get you in the habit of working out—and you'll love the results so much that at the end of the three weeks, you won't wanna stop<p>Welcome to February—the month where weight loss and fitness resolutions go to die. (No, seriously—February 7 is actually known as …

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> excuse once and for all. This dumbbell-and-bodyweight circuit, with the …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? Wrong! Turns out you can burn serious calories and work every muscle from head to toe with this fat-blasting circuit from Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and …

Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce, and World

We all know that education is an investment — but it’s not solely a personal one. The prosperity of nations and the health of economies is linked to the educational attainment levels and size of a skilled workforce.<p>For businesses, the danger of underinvesting in skills can be great. This was a …

How to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

We are faced with the need to make decisions every day. Should we bring product A or B to market? Which marketing strategy should we use? Of the choices that we have available, who is the best person to hire or who would make the best partner? In each case, we try to rely on as many facts as we can …

Vibrant Vegetable Biryani

An order of vegetable biryani is always a must anytime we go out for Indian food. At first glance, it seems like a simple enough dish to make at home. After all, its just rice mixed with vegetables right? Yet, I almost never make it at home. This is because biryani requires a little more time and …

11 Google Search Tips Everyone Should Know

Searching the web for information is a skill. Yes, you can enter a term into Google and find information, but by using a few simple tricks, you can …

You’ve Made A Mistake. Now What?

Anyone who has worked in an office for more than a day has made a mistake. While most people accept that slip-ups are unavoidable, no one likes to be responsible for them. The good news is that mistakes, even big ones, don’t have to leave a permanent mark on your career. In fact, most contribute to …

12 Job Facts Every College Grad Should Know

I interview many recent grads and understand how stressful the transition from college life to "the real world" can be. Here's what you need to know as you try to land your first job—straight from the mouth of a hiring manager.<p><b>1. Grades do not matter.</b><p>For the most part, your 93 in French literature …

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Assess Your CEO’s Strategic Fit Over Time

Roger Federer can arguably be considered the greatest tennis player of all time, having won 16 Grand Slam titles—and yet he lost every French Open Championship he played against Rafael Nadal. Few would suggest that Nadal was a better overall tennis player. But on the clay courts of Paris’ Roland …

Minute Manager Series)

Publication Date: <b>March 11, 2014</b><p>Your boss plays an important role in your career. So how do you navigate this delicate, significant professional relationship without playing political games or compromising your character? Managing Up offers concise, expert tips on: (1) Understanding your manager's …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

Sunday Best: 6 Comforting Recipes for a Weekend Afternoon

Whether it's spicy kimchi stew or Nonna's red sauce, these are the 6 recipes our editors love to serve to their families on a long, slow weekend afternoon

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How Michael Jordan Made $90 Million In 2013

Nike released the Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue” retro sneaker on Saturday, 20 years after the first Jordan 10s hit shelves. Like all the Jordan retro releases, this one was highly anticipated and first-day sales hit $35 million. For perspective, in all of 2013, Adidas sold $40 million in the U.S. of …

The “Older” Entrepreneur’s Secret Weapon

In the early days of founding my current company, The Grommet, I met with a prominent venture capitalist. His firm had a summer incubator program for student entrepreneurs. As we chatted, two of those young in-resident founders walked by. The investor shook his head admiringly and said to me, …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout That'll Rev Your Metabolism

The Head Coach of Fitwall Ventures shares a five-move circuit workout<p>In a previous post, we told you all about Fitwall, an innovative and ultra-efficient new fitness technology. But Fitwall isn't available nationwide yet, so until that happens you can get a Fitwall-inspired killer workout at …