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20 Siri tips that'll make your life easier

Train Siri to work smarter for you<p>Correct her mistakes<p>Stop speaking like a robot<p>Don't sacrifice grammar for Siri<p>It's OK, you can change your mind<p>Reveal your history<p>Teach Siri correct pronunciations<p>Alarm-setting for the lazy<p>Siri can tweet, too<p>Make Siri listen<p>Decide with a coin flip<p>Search for …

iOS

These 7 Ways Can Help You Recognize a Liar

There are two types of signs that occur when a person is lying. There are the blatantly obvious or conscious signs, and there are the hidden, …

Psychology

Train your brain to crave healthy food - CNN.com

A superfood is easy to find in the grocery store, contains nutrients that are known to enhance longevity and has other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Broccoli makes the list because it's one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods, with only 30 calories per cup. …

Press Fit Standing Desk Review: An Affordable Option With U.S. Manufacturing And Materials

A standing desk is a resource for the home office that’s increasingly common, but they’re still not affordable or convenient in most cases. The Press Fit standing desk began life as a Kickstarter project designed to fix both those problems, with an innovative standing desk design that’s easy to …

18 Convincing Reasons To Give Yoga Another Try

<i>“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.“ --Rodney Yee</i><p>While pounding on a treadmill, lifting free weights and swimming a few laps are all well and good, yoga exercises the mind and body in a completely unique way. In fact, yoga changes both your …

7 Strategies Healthy, Lean People Employ for Lasting Fat Loss

You have that one friend, and I do too. She enjoys delicious food but stays lean and healthy. She ages gracefully, with glowing skin and a vibrant smile. She radiates confidence and turn heads in her little black dress, yet she could do the same thing in a simple cami and pair of skinny jeans.<p>Once …

Recipe: Swiss Chard Taco Wraps with Cumin-Lime Sauce

Swiss Chard Taco Wraps with Cumin-Lime Sauce<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the Cumin-Lime Sauce:</i> <br>3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 1 to 2 large limes) <br>1 teaspoon …

Forgiving can literally make you forget. - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | June 9, 2014 6:00 am<p><i>Photo: flickr/gozalewis</i><p><i>Are you the type of person who forgives easily? Or do you mull over the the</i> …

What Makes A Truly Great Leader (to Millennials)?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a keen interest in the hows and whys of human behavior. <i>How did Jimmy ace that math test when he didn’t study?</i> …

11 Really Effective Ways to Show Your Gratitude

One of the easiest and most powerful things any leader can do is to show gratitude for their employees. What are you waiting for?<p>Business is busier than ever, and it's easy to forget to take time to tell your employees just how grateful you are that they're working for you. This is a mistake. …

Employee Engagement

20 Ways to Become a Better Leader Right Now

Good leaders don't just happen overnight. I should know. I spent a decade trying to be one.<p>It all started in 2001.<p>My role as a leader in business had reached a pivotal point. I was managing about 50 people in three large teams, just a couple of positions away from the CEO of a major retailer, …

Leadership

Created to Care

<i>“Never be so busy as not to think of others.”</i> <b><br>Mother Teresa</b><p>One late spring morning, in a third grade classroom in a quiet, Midwestern town, a …

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

Here's what you need to know...<p>Matt Kroc used this program to take his arms over the 21-inch barrier after switching from powerlifting to …

12 Ways We Sabotage Our Mental Health

When it comes to mental health, our daily habits and patterns of thinking can be our own worst enemy.

How to Get Directions from Siri Without Using iOS Maps

There is a commonly held belief that men don't like to ask for directions. As a guy, I am here to say it's true. At least for me. With Siri, I can ask for directions without anyone knowing.<p>All I have to do is hold the home button to start up Siri, and say "Directions to 302 Mountain View Dr., …

iOS

Tip of the Day: How to Use Your iPhone as a Hotspot

Did you know you can use your iPhone as a hotspot for your iPad? A hotspot offers Internet access over a wireless network. You can find hotspots in a variety of locations, from your local coffee shop to an airport.<p>I was recently sitting in an airport for several hours waiting for a connecting …

Wi-Fi

Apple to Change Its Charger?

That charging cube we've all come to know and love might be getting some "love handles." A photo out of China shows a wider charging brick with indentations on the side to make it easier to grip. This could all be speculation, but it would make sense. Apple already has a different charging adapter …

Tech Trends

6 Ways to Make Meetings Less Miserable

Are your meetings a major time suck? Here's how to keep them from ruining your productivity.<p><i>--This story first appeared on the Huffington Post.</i><p>The economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said that meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.<p>That's a sentiment many of us are likely …

Time Management

Leadership Tips: 6 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

If you really want to create a shift in your business and get the most from your leadership, make these powerful questions part of your daily ritual.<p>Intelligent and successful leaders all do one thing better than anyone else. They are constantly asking themselves questions to stay relevant and …

Self-improvement

7 Types of Leadership Intentions and Impacts

In work and leadership, we get into conversations about intent. Some phrases like these appear:<p>“Even though what he did was wrong, his intentions …

Work + Home + Community + Self

<i>Take an assessment—produced in partnership with Qualtrics—of your Total Leadership skills, and learn how to strengthen them and about people who exemplify them.</i><p>Overcommitted. Distracted. Stressed out. Stretched too thin. This is how many of us describe ourselves today. I hear it from men and women; …

5 Reasons To Do An Employee Survey

As explained in John Baldoni's, book, <i>Lead With Purpose</i>, Marshall Goldsmith suggests all leaders make it a habit to regularly ask their employees …

5 Ways Successful People Keep Calm

Think the most successful people spend their days frantically running? Think again. Here's how to keep as calm as high performers.<p>If you spend much of your day being frantic in your pursuit of success, you should know that research shows that the vast, vast majority of high performers are actually …

Tim Ferriss

3 Things Failing Miserably Teaches You About Leadership

Skip the painful process of falling flat on your face, and learn these important lessons from one CEO who has stumbled badly.<p>You've no doubt been told countless times to stop fearing failure and accept it as a growing experience and precondition of innovation and accomplishment. It's a popular …

Leadership

Workout Buffet: Optimum Delt Development

There is no single method of growing a bodypart. And, in the case of shoulders – where crazy mobility and three separate heads factor in – multiple …

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burrito Recipe

Shares 1.7K<p>You won’t miss the meat in this burrito when it’s substituted with sautéed sweet potatoes and creamy black beans. The complex …

How to find and delete duplicate photos in iPhoto

Duplicate photos always seem to find a way to creep into your iPhoto library, eating up precious storage space on your Mac. You could just let it go …