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Proof That Kitchen Contractors Do IKEA Hacks Better Than Us

When professional kitchen renovators get into the IKEA hacking game, the results are pretty spectacular. Combine NW Homeworks' knowledge and …

Countertops

New to Strength Training? This Trainer's Beginner Workout Will Get You Stronger and Leaner

Deciding what to do at the gym when you're a newbie can be stressful and overwhelming. It seems like everyone else knows what they're doing while you're still at square one. First of all, don't sweat it! We've all been in the beginner's seat before, including the experts you know and love (yep, …

Workouts

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Will Wake You Up More Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button. Do these powerhouse poses instead.<p>Some people hesitate to do yoga because they don’t think they’ll break a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of yoga can make you sweat …

Yoga

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

Seven Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

Wall Art

I Tried Planking for 5 Minutes Every Day for a Month

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Call me a masochist, but I love a good plank.<p>Bodyweight …

Workouts

80-Day Obsession creator shares quick, 6-minute cardio routine

Can you overhaul your health and fitness in 80 days? Celebrity trainer Autumn Calabrese thinks so! Calabrese is the creator of Beachbody's 80-Day Obsession program and she recently put two motivated TODAY viewers on her plan. After 21 days, they're already seeing serious results.<p>Curious to give it …

Exercise

How can Trump lie so much and be 'authentic' at the same time? Here's one explanation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before and since entering the White House, President Donald Trump has shown himself to be a remarkably prolific liar. There is no bogus detail too small, no claim too unbelievable, that Trump will not promote it in service of his preferred narrative.<p>From the size of his inaugural crowd to …

Carnegie Mellon University

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few know …

Management

Why liberal arts and the humanities are as important as engineering

Earlier in my academic career, I used to advise students to focus on science and engineering, believing these subjects were a prerequisite for success in business. I had largely agreed with Bill Gates’s assertions that America needed to spend its limited education budgets on these disciplines, …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

This 80-year-old department store is thriving while Macy's, JCPenney, and Sears close locations

Walk into Boyds, and you may feel like you've been transported back to the mid-twentieth century, when shopping in department stores was the most glamorous way you could spend an afternoon. There's a feeling of extravagance and exclusivity and an element of theater.<p>In the store's nooks, you'll find …

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

Tip: 4 Minutes to Fitness

A new study shows that 4 minutes of bodyweight exercises, amazingly, works about as well as sprinting or 30 minutes of HIIT.<p>Who among us doesn't …

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Why hiring an ‘average’ employee can be dangerous

Every leader knows that bad employees are bad for business, but average employees can be even worse. A recent McKinsey & Company paper suggested a …

Continuous Development Will Change Organizations as Much as Agile Did

In 2001, a new approach to technology development was created by a daring group of developers. Called Agile, the process put customers at the center of product development, encouraged rapid prototyping, and dramatically increased corporate speed and agility.<p>While Agile began as a product …

A Trainer Says These Are the 10 Exercises You Should Do to Lose Fat and Build Muscle

Strength training is a must whether your goal is to lower your body fat percentage or build lean muscle. Weightlifting burns more calories than cardio, and due to the demand placed on your muscles, you end up burning calories all day long.<p>Personal trainer Bret Contreras, CSCS, PhD, Sports Science, …

Women at Nike Fight Hostile Culture With a Simple but Effective Tool That You Can Use Too

Nike CEO Mark Parker dismisses successor Trevor Edwards and 5 more top execs.<p>When Nike management refused to acknowledge (never mind try to fix) the company's misogynist culture, female executives used something very simple, yet surprisingly effective to turn things around: a survey. The survey, …

Sexual Harassment

Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Six Good Digital Storytelling Tools In One Place

For the last four or five years I have been telling people about Timeline JS whenever they seek suggestions for multimedia timeline tools. It’s a …

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

The tiny ways prejudice seeps into the workplace

Microaggressions are everyday slights and indignities some people encounter all the time - while others aren’t even aware they’re committing them.<p>To a female CEO: “Can I speak with your boss?”<p>To a man who’s a nurse: “Wow, you don’t see many male nurses.”<p>To an LGBTQ intern: “Huh, you don’t sound …

University of London

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Workouts

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

How to Increase Your Employees' Satisfaction Without Giving Them a Raise

It's not just about the money.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a common misconception that money is the main driver of employee satisfaction. It is, after all, a fairly reliable measure of how much a company values its employees. Naturally, employers would …

Employee Engagement

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Walmart reveals why it has robots roaming the aisles in 50 of its stores

Walmart's new robot fleet is having an impact on stores.<p>The retailer has expanded its initial test of its shelf-scanning robots to 50 stores across four states, including Arkansas and California. They're shaped like six-foot-tall roving towers on wheels and are equipped with cameras that can spot …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts