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57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

Run Faster With This Easy, Proven Form Tweak

Use these three simple exercises to pick up the pace on your next workout.<p>The need for speed is a small flame that burns deep within all runners, regardless of ability or pace. And while there are plenty of structured plans and training methods for helping you to up your pace and efficiency, one of …

Workouts

A Stunning Timelapse of the Entire Universe Over 13 Billion Years as Described by Four Iconic Narrators

John D. Boswell aka “Melodysheep“ has created a stunning 10 minute timelapse about how the entire universe developed over the course of 13.8 billion …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

The 29 coolest small US cities to visit in 2018

National Geographic has released its list of the 29 best small cities in the US— and it's giving us some serious travel inspiration.<p>The travel magazine worked with branding advisers at Resonance Consultancy to produce a "small-cities index" that drew from statistics and mentions on Instagram and …

South Carolina

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Nutrition

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge<p>Before 2017 ends and you start planning how to lose weight in 2018 as part of your New Year’s …

Workouts

Funny Pictures – December 4, 2017

My pregnant wife is practicing her swaddling. Skittles isn’t a fan. <br>viaThese kids are ready for the future. <br>viaLooks like Amazon finally delivered …

Christmas Trees

This Leadership Book Is One of the Most Critically Acclaimed Ever. Here's Why You Need to Reread It | Inc.com

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Leadership

Amazon's CEO Demands This 1 Thing in a Job Interview (and Most Do It Wrong) | Inc.com

In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as crucial to the success of the business as the products it sold. As a result, Bezos was not only obsessed with …

Employment

10 thoughtless things you do that make you less likable

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to …

Self-improvement

What to Do When Your Employees Feel Overwhelmed | Inc.com

A senior employee, let's name him Alex, is pacing outside the executive conference room doors. He is waiting for his manager to get out of her meeting. Alex has been trying to get time with his boss, but she is continuously in back-to-back meetings all day. If he can walk and talk with her as she …

Employment

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

In internal Tesla memo, Elon Musk says the way most companies communicate is 'incredibly dumb'

They also work on communication.<p>In an email from Musk to Tesla employees published by Inc's Justin Bariso, Musk encourages employees to buck the traditional chain of command found in most companies, in which messages always flow through managers.<p>"The problem with this approach is that, while it …

Tesla

Funny Pictures – August 12, 2017

You can never be too safe… <br>viaSo who’s church is it? <br>viaHow I would like to spend my day. <br>viaOnly in Texas… <br>viaBabe, you look good enough to eat. …

Tom Hanks

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

4 Rare (and Brilliant) Things Smart Leaders Do to Get Respect | Inc.com

Think about the great entrepreneurs who fuel success and make the business world go around. People like Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, and Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, are certainly celebrated for their success, but not always necessarily well-liked for the decisions …

Leadership

Funny Pictures – July 29, 2017

The 1959 Impala looks like an angry vampire. <br>viaLife hack: Instead of cleaning them, print out a picture of a clean sink and place it on top of the …

Selling

Funny Pictures – July 21, 2017

Had to laugh even though it’s my worst nightmare. <br>viaThese sequels are getting out of hand. <br>viaSaw this in line at the DMV. <br>viaA map of the internet …

Sequels

How to lose your love handles in 3 days

How to lose your love handles in 3 days<p>We spoke to fitness powerhouses Rob Edmond and Ross Edgley about losing weight and getting fit quickly:<p>How to …

What Happened When the CEO of Dropbox Was Late to an All-Hands Meeting (About Being on Time) | Inc.com

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston recently shared an interesting story that yielded a major lesson.<p>Houston says that a couple of years into running the company, he was getting annoyed that everyone was showing up to work at noon. So he scheduled a companywide meeting to address the problem.<p>The next day, …

Leadership

​These 25 Moves Will Give You Rock-Hard Abs​ | Men’s Health

Gymnastics-inspired movements such as the hollow body hold and L-sit train your entire core, reaching deep into the tranverse abdominis, which is essential for great posture and back health—not to mention a tight midsection.<p>Plyometric exercises such as tuck jumps and lateral jumps carry over the …

7 things a good boss does every day

While the perfect boss — like the perfect person — may not exist, "good" bosses do.<p>For those managers who haven't yet grasped the behaviors exhibited by their more venerated leadership colleagues, read on.<p>The following seven tips provide insights on how you can become a good boss, too:

Employment

17 helpful Google products and services you never knew existed

While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example: Did you know Google has a massive free library of fonts?<p>Here are some of the …

Apps

This 15-Minute Finisher Will Blast Your Biceps​ | Men’s Health

Start with 10 to 12 lying cable curls. Work to keep your upper arms nearly parallel to the floor here. If they start to rise, that's a sign that your front shoulders are doing some of the work. You're doing this workout for biceps, so front shoulder involvement isn't something you want.<p>As soon as …

Funny Pictures – June 25, 2017

When you don’t know if you have sufficient funds, and the card reader doesn’t either. <br>viaAlways check the fine print! <br>viaLady didn’t see the …

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