Lynn Pedotto

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Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Career Development

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

Yoga

A Weightlifting Workout Plan to Burn Fat and Build Muscle For All Levels

If you want to start lifting weights more often and have no idea what to do in the gym, we've got you covered. Follow along with this one-week weightlifting plan that's suitable for all levels. Grab your dumbbells, your water, and a towel and get ready to start. For maximal muscle growth and fat …

Workouts

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Cast Iron Skillet

If You Sit All Day, You Need This Yoga Flow in Your Life

We know movement should be a part of everyday life, but for the 108 million full-time workers in America who sit at a desk all day, that's far from …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

In 5 Years, Batteries Will Blanket The U.S., Duke Executive Says

Five years. That’s how soon batteries can be expected to sprout all over the electric grid as utilities and homeowners drop in on a wave of falling prices, a Duke Energy executive said in Chicago Thursday.<p>“There’s going to be a lot of excitement around batteries in the next five years. And I would …

Southern California Edison

The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but Catastrophic Consequences of Automation

The tragic crash of Air France 447 (AF447) in 2009 sent shock waves around the world. The loss was difficult to understand given the remarkable safety record of commercial aviation. How could a well-trained crew flying a modern airliner so abruptly lose control of their aircraft during a routine …

Management

The 15 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Trainers

[caption id="attachment_52782" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Pond5</i>[/caption]The best exercise might be the one you aren’t doing. Switching up …

The one trick to getting the response you want from an email

On one hand, I love that I just need to waggle my fingers to get pretty much anything I want.<p>In fact, my livelihood depends on email, and if I wield my powers of persuasion correctly, life becomes much more efficient, whether I'm requesting a client's approval on a project or asking my roommates to …

3 Ways Email Is Embracing the Trends That Were Supposed to Make It Obsolete

The eulogy for email has been in slow-clap mode for a while. With social app after app after app promising to make communication faster than it …

Marketing

Meet the Kindlepreneurs

The bestselling authors you've never heard of<p>Swapping a high-flying career in law to become the author of romantic thrillers was a change of gear that surprised even Louise Ross. Nevertheless, while on maternity leave with her son Ethan, now two, the 30-year-old from Hertfordshire decided to give …

Stop Using Employee Friendships to Measure Engagement

Here’s a question that has been touted by human resources consultants and practitioners for the better part of two decades as an important way to measure employee engagement: <i>“Do you have a best friend at work?”</i> While a principal of the polling organization Gallup, I prominently defended and helped …

Employee Engagement

What Angel Investors Value Most When Choosing What to Fund

Steven Moore<p>Despite all the media attention venture capital gets, it’s far from the most common source of startup funding. As Diane Mulcahy explained in a 2013 <i>Harvard Business Review</i> article: ”Angel investors — affluent individuals who invest smaller amounts of capital at an earlier stage than VCs …

Venture Capital

What It Takes To Win In Digital

According to Facebook, 3 billion video views occur on its platform every day. In December 2014, Instagram reached 300M monthly active users. That same month, Snapchat launched the “discover” feature on its app, inviting more brands to join the snapping mayhem. Have you heard of Periscope? If not, …

Marketing

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

The '60s Films That Every Fashion Girl Should Watch

Fashion and film have always gone hand in hand, whether it's a designer taking inspiration from a movie's wardrobe or a leading lady sporting the latest couture. We're rounding up the most important movies by decade—from the 1950s to today—that every fashion lover should see.<p><b>1) La Dolce Vita, …

Lindsey Vonn crashes to miss out on World Cup wins record

Lindsey Vonn will have to wait a little longer to equal the all-time record for World Cup race wins.<p>Fresh from her triumph in Saturday's downhill at Val d'Isere, the American star had high hopes in the super-G but crashed out after hitting a gate mid-course.<p>Read: Victory No.61 for comeback queen …