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The most unique date ideas in NYC

Grabbing a drink might be fine for the first time you go out with someone, but second, third or fourth dates call for some much more unique date …

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Don’t get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you’re always deepening your manager’s trust in you.<p>Maybe you’ve been at your job for just a few months. Maybe you’ve been there for a few years. Either way, once you slip into a comfortable routine, it’s easy to take your foot off the gas without …

Mentoring

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

11 Things Every Great Leader Does (Or Says) When Communicating

Listening before speaking and remembering someone's name are just two communication habits that make you an even more admired leader.<p>A. Reflective Listening<p>Reflective listening is a skill that involves digesting what someone has shared and summarizing it back to them. This demonstrates a true …

Leadership

Tip: Build Glutes With This Deadlift Variation

Boost your athletic performance and the stares you get at the gym with this barbell exercise.<p>It's odd that this exercise isn't more popular. There's …

Seven steps to improve your finances in 2017

The new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your finances. Ready for a boost in 2017? Here are seven steps to give you a running start.<p><b>1. Know your credit score</b><p>Your credit rating not only affects whether you can get approved for future credit, but it also may factor into the fees you pay …

The anti-ageing workouts to take up now

When it comes to defying the signs of ageing most of us look to creams and serums to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. but if new studies are to be believed, hitting the gym could be a better option, or at least compliment our stringent skincare regimes.<p>Why spinning is good for your …

Natalie Portman

No-Sugar-Added 1-Day Meal Plan

Sugar lurks in more places than you think—in pre-made salad dressings, sauces, cereals, crackers, and flavored yogurts, to name a few. So it's not …

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

MOMA

I Asked Academia's Most Vocal Critic Why College Is a Waste

"There was a time when the university was a place of the mind where you expected academic freedom, where if you graduated from that university you'd actually be an educated person. Those things aren't necessarily true anymore."<p>I graduated from college in 2011, right in the middle of the recession. …

Higher Education

Why the Black Lives Matter Movement Has to Take on Charter Schools

Black school systems are treated like black men and women in America. Urban schools are broken up, experimented on and policed in efforts to improve …

Education

Here’s How the Best Leaders Deal With Criticism

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

This Intense Push-Up Will Help Tone Your Arms

Push-ups may not be everyone's favourite exercise, but fitness lovers and rare gym-goers can both agree, they do wonders for your core and arms.<p>In …

Do Your Friends Actually Like You?

THINK of all the people with whom you interact during the course of a day, week, month and year. The many souls with whom you might exchange a greeting or give a warm embrace; engage in chitchat or have a deeper conversation. All those who, by some accident of fate, inhabit your world. And then ask …

Psychology

Here’s a simple no-weights workout that could lead to real results

Sometimes it's difficult to hit the weight room, especially when traveling. We asked Coss Marte, founder of ConBody, a trendy New York City fitness studio based on his own workout regimen while serving time in prison, to share a simple body weight workout for those times when we just couldn't make …

New York City

25 Best Websites to Learn New Skills Online

You're reading 25 Best Websites to Learn New Skills Online, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Language Learning

The 18 apps you should use every day to be more productive

That's why we've assembled a list of apps that will make you more productive, and take away some of the stress from your life.<p>From fan favorites to cutting-edge newcomers, these apps help you sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.<p>Whatever your day consists of, …

Apps

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

100 Must-Read Mystery & Crime Novels Around the World

This installment of the 100 Must-Read list is sponsored by the <b>Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series</b> by Warren Adler.<p>The Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series …

19 Insanely Easy DIY Projects That Are Perfect For Beginners

It's a new year, why not learn a new skill?

Crafting

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

Self-improvement

Brooklyn to welcome Captain America statue for superhero's 75th anniversary

Brooklyn's Prospect Park will house the 13-foot Captain America statue, after an initial unveiling at San Diego Comic-Con.<p>Brooklyn will soon honor the 75th anniversary of global superhero (and local native) Captain America with a bronze statue in Prospect Park.<p>Marvel Studios will take the wraps off …

Comics

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

30 incredible beaches to visit in your lifetime

We've scoured the world to find incredible beaches you should add to your bucket list.<p>Whether you're looking for beaches renowned for their scenery and activities, those that offer unbelievable experiences (like swimming with pigs), or stunning locations that remain uncrowded by tourists, we've got …

National Parks

"Mississippi Burning" case closed more than half a century later

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> They called it "Freedom Summer," 1964 -- a drive to register blacks long denied the right to vote.<p>At a rally, Andrew Goodman heard what …

How To End A Work Friendship

Having friends in the office can improve your mood and productivity—until you want to cut ties.<p>Businesses are starting to clue into what every kid who’s ever frequented a playground knows well: Daily life is easier when you’ve got friends around.<p>“When colleagues can traverse acquaintance status and …

The Workplace

NBA star Ray Allen opened a 'healthy fast-food' restaurant in Miami — and people love it

Grown opened on March 25 with the goal of making healthy food more accessible.<p>"People want to be healthier, eat cleaner and feel better about what they're putting in their bodies," Ray Allen told the Miami Herald.<p>Grown is one of the first organic fast-food restaurants in the country, and the only …

Food

Communicating Under Pressure: How Leaders Can Be Calm and Effective No Matter What | Inc.com

Communicating under pressure is a critical leadership component learned very early on during Navy SEAL training. Without having the ability to maintain composure, thinking clearly, gather information and make a call, you can't succeed in combat. Which of course can lead to the worst possible …

Self-help

Keys To Improving Leadership Communication

Consciousness