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The Workplace

It's Official: These are the Happiest Places on Earth

It's that time of year again — the World Happiness Report has been released and it looks like there's a pattern emerging. As well as topping rankings …

Five practices of the most change-ready leaders

Image: Shutterstock<p>Our book <i>Athletic CEOs: Leadership in Turbulent Times</i> describes effective leaders from emerging markets. In our previous INSEAD …

These photos of prison cells around the world show how differently countries treat their criminals

Charles Manson

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times | Inc.com

Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the words, "good enough." A truly inspired leader does not settle for mediocre results--and they have the wisdom to separate what really matters from the minutiae of every day …

Motivation

In One Plane Ride, the Co-Founder of Southwest Airlines Teaches Us a Powerful Leadership Lesson | Inc.com

In our discussion about business success we talk a lot about the importance of grit, failure, and even time management. But in our conversations about leadership one thing doesn't seem to come up often: humility.<p>I recently keynoted the conference where I spoke about innovation and leadership, which …

Leadership

​Take Your Abs to Hell and Back With This Hollow-Body Workout​ | Men’s Health

"You also hit your abs from three different positions: standing, supine (rocks), and prone (plank)," Speer says. "Your core will be rock solid and prepared to handle anything."<p>For more ab-incinerating workouts, check out The Anarchy Abs Workout.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in the order …

Great Leaders Insist On These Two Things -- And You Can Too

A number of years ago, I was working with a leader and her direct reports, focusing with them on how they wanted to operate as a team, given the complexity of their business and of the role each of them needed to play. This leader is someone for whom I have a lot of respect, and who has …

Leadership

6 Leadership Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way | Inc.com

Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it's often our weaknesses or things we don't know that end up hurting us the most.<p>Out of all the information out there in the world, there are things you know (<1%) …

Leadership

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

4 Unexpected Words Powerful Leaders Say Daily to Inspire Others | Inc.com

It's not a good number. In fact, it's not something anyone in a leadership position wants to admit. However, when a Harvard Business Review survey reveals that 58 percent of people trust strangers, while only 42 percent trust their boss, it's time to acknowledge there's a communication problem in …

Leadership

Bleach Bypass: Toilet Bowl Cleaner to Get a Film Negative from Fujifilm FP-100C Exposures

Though Fujifilm 100-C has been discontinued, you can still get your hands on some of it. And one of the coolest things about the film is that it …

Film Photography

Jamie Livingston From America Took A Polaroid Every Day For 18 Years Until The Day He Died

Jamie Livingston start this polaroid project on March 31st 1979. He decided to take a picture every day with his Polaroid SX-70 Camera. He continued …

Photography

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and concepts we can …

Entrepreneurship

A former Navy SEAL called me out for making excuses, and it changed the way I think about leadership

Jocko Willink was the commander of Task Unit Bruiser, the most decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Leif Babin was one of his two platoon commanders.<p>They took what they learned on the battlefield and brought it to the business world with their management consulting firm, Echelon …

New York City

The Best Lower Back Stretch You're Not Doing​ | Men’s Health

And if your lats are stiff, when you extend your arms overhead as with hangs, pullups, or overhead presses, they will pull your pelvis into an anterior tilt and cause your lower back to hyperextend. This can lead to lower back pain and hurt performance.<p>But fear not, hangs will help correct this! …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

Barack Obama Shares His Lessons Learned on Leadership and Power

The power and responsibilities of the U.S. presidency are unique and unmatched—only 44 people have ever had the job. On Tuesday, former President …

Leadership

6 New Ways to Turn On Muscle Growth

Effective Lifting Methods You've Never Tried<p>Exercises vs. Methods<p>Newbies only think about exercises. Advanced lifters think more about methods, …

Muscle

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Books

8 qualities that will help you be great in any relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle to maintain them?<p>Is it a difference in temperament, like introversion or extroversion?<p>It could be, but as a psychologist, I can say the approach to relationships for each temperament is …

Self-awareness

Genghis Khan's Surprising Approach To Learning Could Explode Your Business In 3 Simple Steps | Inc.com

If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as you think you know everything, that's the precise moment you're screwed.<p>But let's not kid ourselves. Whether you're running two businesses …

Self-improvement

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Leg Hip Bridge<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Glutes, Adductors</i><p>Lie faceup with knees bent, feet planted on floor near butt, arms out to sides on floor with palms …

Today's Workout 33: The 4-move muscle-punisher circuit

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout isn't about isolating a particular muscle group or body part and working it to exhaustion. …

Climbing

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

Suspended – Medium

Wildly Talented Nigerian Artist Made This Drawing Without Any Training Whatsoever

Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley has been drawing for as long as he can remember.<p>Remarkably, however, he has never had any training, an especially admirable fact given the meticulous detail and technical mastery of his hyperrealist portraits. “I’ve managed by the grace of God to discipline myself in …

Drawing

Living in: Hồ Chí Minh City

Though many travellers might be shocked the first time they visit Vietnam’s chaotic biggest city, Hồ Ch�� Minh City is beloved by residents as a place of surprising calm and order.<p>Though many travellers might be shocked when they visit Vietnam’s chaotic biggest city for the first time, Hồ Chí Minh …

Vietnam

The ultimate workout program to be an all-around athlete

For all the focus on performance training and functional movement over the last 15 years, many guys still head to the gym and follow the familiar …

Exercise

Think Millennials Are Lazy? These 21 Quotes Will Make You Think Again | Inc.com

Millennial workers have really taken it on the chin in the last couple of years, haven't they? It seems as though everyone from the pundits to the leaders of industry has had something negative to say about their young employees, calling them entitled, lustful, greedy, lazy, selfish...basically …

Computer Science