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A 50-Minute Workout Playlist to Push You Past Your Comfort Zone

Give it your all with this mix from FLEX Studios.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, FLEX Studios shares a recent playlist from its new Pilates class using FLEXformer machines.</i><p>In the Pilates world, there are two …

Workouts

Citrus Protein Bowl

If you read a lot of food blogs, you're probably well aware of the latest trends in recipes, for example, kale chips, grains for breakfast (like …

Green Spinach Banana Muffins for St. Patrick's Day

With St. Patrick's Day coming up in less than a week, I've been trying to think of something green and festive to make for it. I don't usually …

Thai Peanut Cucumber Cups

This week is especially hot and humid here in Ontario, and when the weather is this warm, all I want for dinner is cold and refreshing meals, like …

Cherry Blueberry Bran Muffins

Hope you're not sick of cherry season yet, because I've got another cherry recipe to share with you today! After making my roasted cherry brownies, I …

5 Ways to Say No Without Making People Hate You

One of the reasons many of us are overwhelmed and over-stressed is because we just can’t bring ourselves to say no to people.<p>Maybe you’re a …

8 Secrets To A Perfect Bonus Program

I’m fascinated by the topics of motivation and employee engagement and one tool I’ve focused on in the past is variable pay. I even wrote an article suggesting that the unemployment crisis could be solved if we paid people the way we paid pro athletes—low base, super high incentive pay.<p>I recently …

6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy | Inc.com

What if the key to becoming successful and happy is to quit trying to be either? Would that throw a wrench into your career goals? Make a mess of your life plans? If so, then you need to read this.<p>Here's the thing. Never before have there been so many people spending so much time searching for the …

Self-improvement

Stop Telling Your Employees What to Do

I will never forget the experiences of getting my first suit. I was 12 years old and my father took me to a department store on 18th street in New York City. I was very excited; this was the transition to feeling grown up. A real milestone. I would have a suit like all the grown men I knew.<p>At the …

Petrobras, Vale Drag Down Brazil Stock Market

In 2008, Goldman Sachs set a target price for Brazilian oil company Petrobras (PBR) of around $60. It never came close. Four and a half years later, Petrobras is dragging the entire Brazilian stock market down. It’s trading in the high teens and is down 14.89%, year-to-date.<p>Iron ore giant Vale is …