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The Barre Code’s explosive, six-minute HIIT workout you can do anywhere

“Explosive” isn’t just a term used by movie critics. It’s a word you could be using to describe your new super-efficient workout routine.<p>Studies have …

Billionaire Mentor Jay Abraham on How to Be the Ultimate Entrepreneur

With a client list of who's who and seemingly endless achievements, Jay Abraham gives us the lowdown on what it actually takes to make an impact in business and in life.<p>As Founder and CEO of Abraham Group, Inc., Jay Abraham has spent his entire career solving problems and fixing businesses. He has …

The (Literally) Most Challenging Interview Question You Can Ask a Job Candidate

Challenging? Absolutely. But also not for the faint of heart.<p>People who conduct job interviews have their favorite interview questions. Some are among the more common interview questions, like these. Others are more esoteric, like the favorite interview questions of these 14 CEOs. (And, of course, …

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How Have the Seattle Seahawks Sold Out 127 Consecutive Games (and Counting)? A Relentless Focus on Customer Experience

And the use of technology to turn data into actionable insights that truly matter to customers.<p>Watch any NFL game and you'll see player and coaches reviewing videos and images on light-blue Microsoft Surface tablets. But Microsoft's involvement with the NFL goes much deeper than sideline …

The 7 Laws of Entrepreneurship (They Don't Teach You in School)

The education system doesn't teach you how to build a company.<p>Back when I was in college (for the short amount of time I attended), there was no major for entrepreneurship. In fact, I would argue it's something you can't fully learn in school, no matter how diligent the curriculum. There's no class …

LEGO Architecture Studio includes 1,200-pieces + 272-pages of designs for $113

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the LEGO Architecture Studio 21050 Building Block Sets for <b>$113.29 shipped</b>. Also at Toys R Us. For comparison, it …

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If You Really Want a Master Class on Online Business, Read These 6 Books

Sometimes reading a book is the best way to learn.<p>With low barriers to entry within the online marketplace, almost anyone can start an online business...but that doesn't mean everyone who does will know how to succeed. If you don't have time to sign up for an intensive business course and you just …

Entrepreneurship

Online courses for small business owners and wannabe entrepreneurs

Whether you run a small business or are just working on a great side hustle, maintaining an exceptional online presence is crucial for entrepreneurs. …

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How

Thousands of startups around the world finally have access to the world's most powerful startup accelerator.<p>Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners …

The popular 'paleo' diet is based on a myth

<i>Peter S. Ungar is Distinguished Professor and director of the Environmental Dynamics Program at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins.</i><p>People have been debating the natural human diet for thousands of years, often framed as a …

Nutrition

How to Make Your Planks Even More Challenging For Your Core

Have fun making your planks go plyo with this brand-new move from Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Planks are about as much fun as a dental visit. But this new plank variation—called the plyo pushup to plank transfer—kicks up the excitement factor by adding an explosive and dynamic component to the …

How to Spot a Bad Boss During an Interview

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>One of the greatest predictors of your happiness at work is your relationship with your manager. So when you’re considering a new job, it’s important to know how you’ll get along with your new boss. This can be hard to assess in an interview when you’re working hard to demonstrate why <i>she</i> …

Treat Employees Like Business Owners

Employee loyalty and engagement are hot topics, and for good reason. Companies want to attract and retain talented people who really dig into their work. But most employers ignore two of the most powerful tools for making that happen.<p><b>Tool #1 is enabling employees to build real ownership in the</b> …

Star Wars Name Generator

Remember those name combination algorithms you'd use to find your "stripper name" or your "porn star name" as a kid? It was like, first pet's name + street name — mine was Suki Simonston. Pretty good.<p>Well, apparently someone made one for your <i>Star Wars</i> name and it actually works fairly well. Here's …

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

When And How To Use A Corner Bench In Your Home

Corners are very resourceful if you know how to take advantage of them. Each room offers different possibilities. So take a look around and see what …

This Tiny Apartment Is Full Of Hidden Surprises

We've heard of dual-purpose rooms, but this place takes the cake.<p>When it comes to small-space living, efficiency is key. For the everyday apartment dweller, that might mean outfitting your kitchen with some extra hooks, or owning a dining table that can double as a desk. But this sleek pad, …

Here's the Method Master Coaches Use to Create Trust

Today I was on a coaching call and I was scared. It was the first five minutes of the conversation and I had this feeling that I've had before: this feeling that I have no idea what I'm doing.<p>As I sat there I could feel the fear coursing through my body. I watched the thoughts rise and fall. I …

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Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

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55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

How to Co-Lead a Team

We don’t lead alone. We lead with others. The days of the ‘Great Man’ theory of Leadership – where one sole leader rules over the masses from their ivory tower, are long gone.<p>Some of us quite literally lead with another person – we co-lead a project, a team, or an organization with a peer. A study …

Focus on These Four Aspects of Your Life and Evolve

Ever spotted how we cling on to that ratty old T-shirt or worn out pair of PJs though our wardrobe might be bursting with clothes. Or that special mug which we need to enjoy our coffee. The side of bed which is mine should always be mine. It is what it is and there is no harm.<p>There are many of us …

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How to Be the Kind of Influential Leader That You Would Like to Follow

Are you the kind of leader that you would like to follow? If not, then you've got some work to do.<p>Leadership is not about titles. Leadership doesn't necessarily imply having a position at the highest executive level within a company, or being the boss. There are any many types of leadership, and …

Finish Your Workout with ‘The Face Melter’

This fast and furious routine will leave you standing (or lying) in a pool of sweat<p>This finisher only involves one exercise, but it’ll torch an insane amount of fat and leave you dripping from head to toe. That’s why <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls it the “face melter.”<p>“Sometimes you …

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The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

What Kind Of Leadership Is Needed In Flat Hierarchies?

Workplace hierarchies have undergone some dramatic shifts over the last 100 years, but not titles? That’s going to take a bigger adjustment.<p>Our shift from bureaucratic to distributed leadership took nearly a century. According to Deborah Ancona, a professor of management and organizational studies …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …