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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

21 Squat Variations So You Never Get Bored

[caption id="attachment_65468" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photos: Daily Burn[/caption]You can tell a lot about someone from how they perform a …

4 Tax Breaks for High-Income Households

If you're fortunate enough to belong to a high-income household, you'll definitely want to look into these tax breaks.<p>Of the many tax deductions and …

9 Things I Never Knew About Fitness Until I Became a Certified Personal Trainer

Somewhere around the beginning of 2016, I made a half-baked goal for the year ahead: I’d become a certified trainer. I had just found my groove in …

Tax Reform And AMT: What You Should Know

For the last few months, Congress has been hard at work revising the tax code, a process that has added a great deal of uncertainty to year-end tax planning. I’ve heard from a number of people who are worried about losing deductions next year, and even some who are considering prepaying currently …

Google Beats Unconscious Bias by Teaching Its Employees These 4 Tactics | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with hundreds of choices composed of millions of variables. It's entirely unfathomable to contemplate them all. So, to help us sift through the influx of possibilities and fill in the gaps, our brains tap into our unconscious minds for guidance to circumvent the vast decision …

Critical Thinking

15 Property Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Seeking Passive Income From Real Estate

Purchasing real estate for investment income is a sound strategy, if you stay on top of your property.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a landlord or just looking to make money with real estate, it's crucial to understand how to manage a property the right way. …

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Winter golf tips to get your handicap down in 2018

For golfers, New Year’s resolutions are not made on January 1. They’re fashioned in November – as one season comes to an end with another not …

Golf

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't | Inc.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this old-school premise:<p><b>Focus on the things that don't change.</b><p>The premise, while simple, is also easy to forget when …

Self-improvement

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>I've never found anybody that …

Hung Up

This Common Speaking Habit Is Draining All Your Negotiating Power | Inc.com

"John - we are receiving some feedback about the team and their presentation style. In particular we get comments about the inflection of their voice going up at the end. Can you work on this with folks on the team?"<p>Uncertain Language vs. Command Language<p>This is something I see a lot. I call it …

Body Language

How Dropel Fabrics Is Reinvigorating The Fashion Industry With Tech

Cashmere is a fantastic fabric. It’s ridiculously soft, light, and surprisingly warm. Yet if you open up my closet you’ll find only a few cashmere sweaters mixed in among my less exotic cottons and traditional fabrics. I love wearing cashmere, but as an active executive, exerciser and grandpa, I …

21 Amazing Authors That Just Might Change Your Life

Posted at 17:58h in Uncategorized by Dave 0 Comments<p>If it weren’t for the authors on this list, I might not have built a successful business. I might …

Books

The Best Podcasts for Road Trips and Long Flights

With so many podcasts out there, it can be hard to choose which to download in anticipation of a long trip—here are our top picks.<p>An unwavering, wide open road through the middle of the country; a 12-hour flight across the Pacific with nothing to look at it but sea and sky—that's a whole lot of …

How Americans spend money at every age

What is a typical American budget? It depends—the more we have, the more we spend. The biggest spike in spending comes when our earnings make their …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

We Are Addicted to Screens. Here's How It's Wreaking Havoc On Our Health | Inc.com

If you work in front of a screen all day long and then pickup your smartphone constantly when you're away from your desk like I do, you might want to pay attention here.<p>There's a new health concern in town, and its name is blue light. It flickers in your fluorescent and LED lights in your home, it …

Fit Chick's 10 Minute Fat-Frying Workout

​Kick start your metabolism and melt fat in just ten minutes<p>No time? Use these dynamic exercises to put all your muscles in motion, raise your heart rate, improve power, and make some muscle to burn fat and stay fit. By activating nearly every muscle in your body and keeping your heart rate …

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

JPMorgan says everyone should read these 11 books this summer

The books includes titles such as "Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas" and "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World," as well as authors such as Sheryl Sandberg and Michael Bloomberg.<p>"This year's selections are diverse and thought-provoking non-fiction titles, …

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive | Inc.com

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

The best places to buy a crib in the Caribbean

<i>Why stop at Mérida? Carrie Regan, executive producer for HGTV’s “House Hunters International,” “Mexico Life,” and “Caribbean Life,” shares other hot</i> …

The 33 Traits Of Inspirational Leaders [Infographic]

The power of a company with leaders who inspire at every level in the organization is hard to overstate. These are the companies that consistently pull off innovative or heroic feats in business because so many of the people who work there are motivated to make them happen.<p>But what makes an …

Inspiration

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Cognitive Psychologists Say Overcoming This One Bias Leads to Public Speaking Success | Inc.com

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave us a glimpse into how successful leaders think. His advice: "Don't be a know-it-all; be a learn-it-all."<p>Cognitive psychologists are finding that there's a lot of truth to that statement. They say that overcoming--or at least being aware--of …

Psychology

The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out

When a planned rest day turns into a rest week or a nagging injury keeps you out of the game for longer than anticipated, you expect a little guilt over dropping your exercise habit. But we consulted the experts to break down what happens when workouts grind to a halt and what they have to say may …