Jonathan Torres

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How Rethink Robotics Sees The Future Of Collaborative Robots

When the first industrial robot, Unimate, appeared on a General Motors assembly line in 1961, it was a modern marvel. The job it performed, transporting die-castings and welding them onto car bodies was not only onerous, but dangerous to human workers, who faced both the risk of injury and being …

Robotics

How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

Couples Who Are Truly in Love Connect in These 5 Ways | Women's Health

Instead of focusing on whether a connection is real with your partner, consider the depth and the width of the connection you have. Think about the main areas where partners can connect: physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.<p>In how many areas do you share a bond with your …

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Can't Find Success

Think back to when you were in high school. Do you remember that person who stood out amongst the class? That guy or girl everyone thought would change the world?<p>They got straight A's on their report card and were praised all the time. People would talk about the things that person would go on to …

The Hidden Dangers Of Highly Emotional Intelligent Coworkers

Employees who are in complete control of their emotions can also manipulate the emotions of those around them.<p>You’ve probably heard by now that emotional intelligence is in hot demand. There’s research to suggest that high levels of emotional intelligence can lead to greater career success than can …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

8 Real Truths about Saving Money Everyone Should Know

Give up Starbucks. Stop eating out. Ditch cable. Get a cheaper phone plan. There are a million ways to save money that work. However, in our quest to add to our bottom line we sometimes forget some basic truths about money. Below are 8 that I return to time and again. They serve as a wake-up call, …

Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits | Inc.com

If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the commitment to become a producer, not a consumer, because a producer spends his or her time doing things that accumulate …

Personal Finance

10 Not So Obvious Things You Need to Be a Real (Good) Leader

Seven years into being CEO, I've learned a lot and grown a lot. I've watched myself and others to see and learn what makes a good leader. And I've observed many headed down the path to various leadership roles who are seeking to learn and grow. There are many versions of leadership, and I think …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

Acquainted

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

General Hospital

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

How I went from $40,000 in debt to a millionaire by 30

My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was always tight.<p>When my parents separated in my early teen years (and ultimately divorced), that put further pressure …

The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …

Are You Technical Enough? Here's How It Affects Your Leadership Skills

Fifty years ago management theorists had an expansive view of the role of general managers. The mantra was, “A manager is a manager and they can manage anything.” They believed a good general manager could move from managing a retail shoe company to functioning as the general manager in a precision …

Human Resources

Adulting 101: How to Make Your Bedroom NOT Look Like You’re Still an Undergrad

Posters taped on the wall with blue tape? Check. Neon-patterned fleece duvet cover? Nightstands that we got for free that match literally nothing in our apartment? Double check. My husband and I are 32 and, until just a few days ago, our bedroom still looked pretty darn close to a college dorm …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

How to Improve Your Relationships With Others

Most of us periodically struggle to manage our relationships, whether we’re trying to manage a company, a team, a marriage, or a friendship. The …

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …

Physiology

Lead contamination exists throughout the U.S. — but Flint has a special history

<i>Update: With Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debating in Flint, Mich., on Sunday night, we are re-upping this post from January.</i><p>Lead tastes sweet. Hundreds of years ago, some forms of lead were actually used instead of sugar, with predictably negative results. That taste means that a kid in a …

General Motors

The best solo trips you can take in 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone.<p>Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet new …

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

33 Fast Facts About Love

• In every interaction, we're all asking the same question: "Will you show me what real love is?"<br>• Whether we're creating a special dinner or starting an argument, we're looking for an opportunity to share love.<br>• If we don't love ourselves first, no one else will -- not because we're not lovable, but …

The 10 Questions You Should Know the Answer to Before You Begin a New Relationship

When boy meets girl sparks fly and hormones rage. As a result, they usually throw caution to the wind and run heart first into this exciting and wonderful thing we call a "relationship." The only problem is that they do so without asking the important and revealing questions that may determine if …

Success in the workplace isn’t just about intelligence

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Maintain Desire and Intimacy

<i>Esther Perel talking to a room full of entrepreneurs on how to maintain desire and intimacy.</i><p>Last weekend I attended Summit at Sea -- a conference/retreat/adventure hybrid for entrepreneurs, creatives and artists that was filled with thought-provoking programming, from Edward Snowden live-streaming …