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How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Fitness

Thoughts after taking the Deeplearning.ai courses

[<i>Update — Feb 2nd 2018: When this blog post was written, only 3 courses had been released.</i> <i>All 5 courses in this specialization are now out</i><i>. I will</i> …

Buying your home as an investment is a '1990s mentality'

<b>• However, post-2008 housing crash, would-be buyers are smart to question this assumption.</b><p><b>• New homebuyers can't assume a strong rate of return.</b><p><b>• That doesn't mean no one should buy a house — just that their primary motivation shouldn't be investment.</b><p>With the financial crisis nearly 10 years past, …

Real Estate

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Startups

A computer predicted the success of Etsy, Spotify, and other major startups 8 years ago — and it's just generated a new list

The domain of picking "start-up winners" was — and largely still is — dominated by a belief held by the venture capital (VC) industry that machines do not play a role in the identification of winners.<p>Ironically, the VC world, having fuelled the creation of computing, is one of the last areas of …

Venture Capital

9 productivity tools and apps to maximize your time and energy

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>We’d all like to use our time efficiently — however that translates for us: waste less time refreshing social media we ultimately …

Productivity

Five Ways To Position Yourself As A Thought Leader On LinkedIn

If you’re interested in leadership and personal branding, chances are you’re on LinkedIn. That’s great, but how are you building your thought leadership platform there?<p>Do you know where to start? What to do? When and how to do it?<p>If you’re like the many leaders, executives and professionals I coach …

Thought Leadership

When to Solve Your Team’s Problems, and When to Let Them Sort It Out

After careful review of her harried work life, Charla, an IT manager, discovered that 20% of her time over the previous two months was spent managing escalations. It seemed that each interaction with her team ended with her feeling a need to exercise her authority to rescue them from a crisis. For …

Management

Have a Slacker at Work? Asking Them These 2 Questions Could Improve Their Attitude | Inc.com

If you spend 40 hours a week with your employees, you probably think you know them pretty well. But just because you know what's on their to-do lists or what they do on the weekend doesn't mean you know who they are and what will motivate them to do their best.<p>If you want more inspired and …

Employment

Elon Musk just told a group of America’s governors that we need to regulate AI before it’s too late

Musk is terrified of an AI takeover.<p>Elon Musk doesn’t scare easily — he wants to send people to Mars and believes that all cars will be driving themselves in the next 10 years. He’s excited about it!<p>But there <i>is</i> something that really scares Musk: Artificial Intelligence, and the idea of software and …

Artificial Intelligence

AI and ‘Enormous Data’ Could Make Tech Giants Harder to Topple

Another week, another record-breaking AI research study released by Google—this time with results that are a reminder of a crucial business dynamic …

Machine Learning

I worked as a financial adviser and learned a ton — here are the 5 best pieces of investing advice I can give you

There were three things, in particular, that drove me nuts and ultimately led to my demise.<p>1. Most people hate to think and talk about money. We spend more time adjusting our fantasy football lineups and planning our next vacation than we do thinking about our budgets and asset allocations.<p>2. A …

Personal Finance

Bitcoin and Ethereum crash: Can you get rich from a price drop? 3 alternative ways to invest

Thinking about investing in a virtual currency like bitcoin or Ethereum-traded ether? These cryptocurrencies are digitally traded tokens that can be …

Cryptocurrency

Opinion: London’s luxury real-estate prices hit bear-market territory

If you think Brexit may be about to hit the massive London real estate market, think again. It already has.<p>Prices in London have been tumbling at the …

Real Estate

4 Simple Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

When I was in first grade, I had a terrible time understanding the unit on money and the concepts of counting and calculating change. I can remember …

Kids

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Native Americans

14 Persuasive Words and Phrases Every Sales Rep Should Use to Drive New Business and Renewals

Subtle cues can suggest authenticity or reveal deceit. The language we use in communicating with customers and prospects impacts our ability to excite them about the topic at hand and close the sale. What we say -- and how we say it -- matters.<p>Different words trigger predictable behaviors in …

Customers

7 Books Every Visionary Leader Should Read | Inc.com

Reading good books helps visionary leaders sharpen their foresight and imagination. Below are my top picks:<p>1. <i>The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains</i>, by Nicholas Carr<p>How is all this constant Web browsing affecting our brains? Technology and culture writer Nicholas Carr argues that …

Business Strategy

16 Expressions You Need for 2016

Entrepreneurial lingo for 2016.<p><b>Caution! Apply sparingly. Use this lingo at your own risk.</b><p>-------------------------------------------<p>In this new year of 2016, you need to have your lingo ready for all kinds of meetings. Read on to prepare yourself. In many cases, I couldn't resist adding a [helpful …

Entrepreneurship