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Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those who sit all day.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/2/1441192361934/1ac83f10-7319-4ba9-a789-8af5a454d26c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those …

Muscle

Do the sums and retire 10 years early

It may take some "extreme financial planning" but knocking off a decade early can be done. Just.<p>Ask most investors, and the decision to risk their hard-earned money was driven by the hope of an easier and more comfortable life in the future.<p>The desire to give up the daily grind lies beneath many a …

5 Ways Couples Can Map Out Their Dream Retirement Plans -- Together

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Liz and Dan Carroll, of Portland, Ore., first began discussing their dream retirement plans in 1997, when they were seven years into their marriage.<p>At the time they were feeling financially stretched: They had two kids and were building a large home when …

Retirement

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

Why the World Needs the US Economy to Struggle

<i>Below is the January 4th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>The headlines this morning talk about the US dollar hitting an 11-year high. I have been saying for years that the dollar is going to go higher than anyone can imagine. This trade is just in the early innings. And the …

5 Technologies That Will Blow Up My Business (And Yours) In 2015

There are technologies that are coming and there are technologies that are here. For example, in the next three to seven years your business (and mine) will be affected, in some way, by wearables, the Internet of Things, drones, bendable materials, and 3D printing. But not yet (at least, not for …

Four Reasons to Not Invest in Your 401(k)

A rule of thumb that savers are often advised to adhere to is that it is important to maximize contributions to workplace retirement plan before considering investing elsewhere.<p>This advice does have its merits. Workplace retirement plans enjoy higher contribution limits than IRAs or Roth IRAs. …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

3 "Evergreen" Tips to Reduce Family Financial Stress

The holidays cause enough angst, so why allow money-stress to become a family affair? Fortunately, the solution can be a family affair, too! Here’s some advice for you and your loved ones.<p>Tip #1: GPS For Living<p>You can’t get to where you are going until you know where you are going. Seems obvious, …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …

7 Secrets to Unlock Success and Happiness

I frequently speak at conferences on many topics including innovation, leadership, and the future of mobile technologies. At these conferences, young people often ask me for career advice. I am reminded of my younger days when I was looking for the same. Wisdom from a few people has greatly …

List of freely available Programming Books

<b>You may also like to see:</b><p><b>Design Patterns : Singleton Pattern</b>• <b><br>Design Patterns : Decorator Design Pattern - Decorating Objects</b><p>Here I listed freely …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

With a still-tepid recovery and stagnating wages, many of us have a tough time feeling inspired to extend any extra effort at work . But if you can do a better job, you will put yourself in a good position to climb up the ladder should an opportunity materialize, or to move to a totally new job, in …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

Speechless: Three big sins of public speaking

Mac Macdonald, a corporate trainer and consultant in Seattle, Washington, made a slip on stage he will never forget. The audience probably won’t forget it, either.<p>It was early in his career, and Macdonald was giving a seminar to employees at the Salvation Army in Los Angeles, California. He wore a …

Start Smart: Many Ways To Build Your Investor IQ

Angel investing includes a lot of very smart people. But it’s also very complicated. That’s why the wisest angel investors are always on the lookout for smart ways to avoid doing stupid things. And there are many people who are new to the field and need knowledge fast. That’s why I’m pleased to see …

Eight Ways For Introverts To Shine At Work

Introverts are everywhere. They make up one-third to one-half of the American population and include a host of celebrities, leaders, and CEOs. Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Marissa Mayer are introverts. Yet despite the many examples of thoughtful leaders and quiet CEOs, introverts …

How Making 1 Percent Improvements for Everything Adds Up

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's …

How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Startup Job

Landing a job isn’t easy. With unemployment stubbornly high and constant competition from overqualified candidates, overseas labor and overzealous robots, getting hired is getting harder.<p>I recently watched several friends go through the job hunt, and one thing became clear: The traditional method …

How To Communicate Executive Presence

According to a new year-long study by the Center for Talent Innovation, leadership potential is signaled through an employee's gravitas, communication skills and appearance. The following six communication skills were deemed the most important by director-level executives and above.

Communication Skills

Three Easy Retirement Rules of Thumb

Everyone loves a simple way to measure progress. We use letters for grades and annual salary as way to gauge our performance relative to others.<p>It’s not the same as your “value” as a person, and it’s certainly unhealthy to use our achievements to keep score socially. Yet when it comes to finances, …

The 8 Powerful Communications Secrets Every Person Can Use

I have recently re-connected with a personal hero of mine: Pamela Maier, a personal counselor or “life coach” as she describes the role she fulfills, “because I now have a life.” Pamela is a delightful individual who’s lived a variety of experiences in her 79 years. Beginning at an orphanage in …

8 LinkedIn Tools For Your Business

LinkedIn connects marketers to millions of affluent, ambitious, and influential professionals.<p>The undisputed leader in business and career-oriented …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

What Matters Most To You, And Why? The Stanford MBA Wants To Know, And So Should You

This question is simple enough; though coming up with your answer can be a lot more challenging. This notorious essay is at the heart of the MBA application to the Stanford GSB, and typically ties applicants in knots as they try to come up with an answer that they hope is clever, striking, or even …

How to Write a Professional Bio For Your Social Media Profiles

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Talking about yourself is hard. Doing it in 160 characters or less is even harder.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>That’s probably why so many of us end up stressed about crafting the perfect professional bio for Twitter – or …

How To Use Color Psychology To Give Your Business An Edge

Whether you’re wondering what color to paint the office, or you’re looking to redesign your retail space, the colors you choose can increase your chance of reaching your goals. Color greatly influences human emotion and behavior. If you’re hoping to make your workers more productive, or you want to …