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India is on its way to becoming a Hindu nation, suppressing multiculturalism

<b>(AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)</b><p>Putting one religion first in the state is a threat to all democracies, not just India<p>Teesta Setalvad<p>July 1, 2017 3:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>As I write, about 150 Hindu groups meet in the unlikely spot of Goa, a popular international tourist …

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

The story of an amazing discovery.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in …

The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make the numbers for this quarter. “Honestly?” she said. “The numbers weren’t realistic to begin with. It was really unlikely that we were going to make …

Managing Two People Who Hate Each Other

Managing people is never easy, but when the animosity between two of your direct reports escalates to the level of hatred, how do you minimize the drama and keep your team on track? Before you call for a professional mediator, remember that this is a fundamental part of your job as a manager. If …

What Is Strategy?

This article has benefited greatly from the assistance of many individuals and companies. The author gives special thanks to Jan Rivkin, the coauthor of a related paper. Substantial research contributions have been made by Nicolaj Siggelkow, Dawn Sylvester, and Lucia Marshall. Tarun Khanna, Roger …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

Get the Boss to Buy In

An engineering manager at an energy company—we’ll call him John Healy—wanted to sell his boss on a safer and cheaper gas-scrubbing technology. This might have been an easy task if his boss, the general manager, hadn’t selected the existing system just a year before. Instead it was, in Healy’s …

A Checklist for Someone About to Take on a Tougher Job

Careers involve numerous transitions when we “step up” into a new role, typically one with greater rewards, bigger responsibilities, and higher stakes. We’re well aware that these opportunities come as the result of effort and diligence in our previous role, but we can fail to appreciate how much …

The Beginner’s Guide to Weight Training

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The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

16 سالہ بچوں کے لیے دعائے مغفرت کیسی؟

<b>جب تک آپ یہ تحریر پڑھیں گے جنازے اٹھ چکے ہوں گے۔ پرائمری سیکشن کے بچوں کے لیے چھوٹے کفن، ہائی سکول کے لیے نارمل سائز کے۔</b><p>قبروں پر پانی چھڑکنے کے بعد پھول چڑھائے جاچکے ہوں گے۔ مائیں ان بچوں کی تصویروں کو چوم کر بےحال ہوں گی جنہیں انہوں نے صبح سبز کوٹ میں، یا سبز جرسی میں اور لڑکیوں کو سبز چادر پہنا …

Cold & Bold: The 10 Best Winter Scents for Men

The 5 Most Important Rules of Manscaping<p>These Boots Are the Best Style Deal You’ll Find This Memorial Day<p>5 Colognes You Can Wear Without Overwhelming …

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Working Smoothly with a Virtual Boss

The realities of doing business today often require that employees and their managers work from different locations. When you’re not co-located with your boss — often separated by large distances and time zones — a different set of considerations comes into play, as you’ll never casually run into …

How to restore your iPhone or iPad from a backup

The iPhone and iPad are not infallible. Sometimes, things happen. Your Wi-fi or LTE connection isn't working, your iPhone isn't tracking your …

Operating Systems

How to Ask for Feedback That Will Actually Help You

“So,” I asked Mary*. “Do you have any feedback for me? What can I do better the next time?”<p>We had just finished delivering a leadership training to senior executives at a large financial services company. My working relationship with Mary was a little tricky; she was my co-trainer and also my …

5 Ways to Blast Your Abs—During Your Warmup

Ignite a burn in your six-pack that will sizzle through your entire workout<p>When you feel pressed for time at the gym, it’s tempting to skip your warmup and jump right into the tough stuff. Don’t.<p>“First and foremost, your warmup is important because it’s a chance to wake up your muscles so you can …

Workouts

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

Workouts

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …

Muscle

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

How did you feel about coming to work this morning?<p>I’m sure many factors influenced whether you felt like digging right in, but one of the most significant was almost surely your boss.<p>It seems obvious: Direct supervisors who set their teams up for success, observe them in action, ask for feedback, …

Kentucky∼Fried

Colonel Harland Sanders, the fried-chicken magnate, who seems in public to be as jolly and serene as Santa Claus, is actually one of the world’s foremost worriers. The Colonel maintains a vigilant fretfulness in the face of overwhelming good fortune. He has won money, fame, and the affection of his …

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

Signs That You’re a Micromanager

Absolutely no one likes to be micromanaged. It’s frustrating, demoralizing, and demotivating. Yet, some managers can’t seem to help themselves. Dealing with a controlling boss who doesn’t trust you is tough, but what if you’re the one doing the micromanaging?<p>If you’re like most micromanagers, you …

Answering Emails After Work Is Bad For Your Health

Email was supposed to free up time in workplace communications: Send some in lieu of an in-person meeting! Work remotely! Take your time crafting one …

Transformation Is an Era, Not an Event

When I arrived at Liz Claiborne, in 2006, I wasn’t expecting to lead a major transformation. The board had hired me to make sense of a swollen portfolio of mainly wholesale brands—more than 45 in all—and everything suggested a “realignment” opportunity. But in my sixth month on the job, the …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

4 Keys to Coaching Underperforming Employees | Inc.com

Winning leaders are those who coach good employees to become better people. These leaders equip their teams for success at work and at home.<p>Occasionally, though, leaders can get so enamored with new approaches and cutting-edge technologies that they forget to do the basics. Coaching is one such …

6 Steps For Successfully Bringing Change To Your Company

There’s a right way and a wrong way to push for organizational change. Here’s how to avoid backlash, and get everybody involved in the process.<p>In working with organizations over the years, we’ve observed a leadership pattern that sabotages change. It occurs when senior leaders, who have been …