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11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

This Résumé for Elon Musk Proves You Never, Ever Need to Use More Than One Page

Less-is-more may be the winning concept for writing résumés.<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history …

The six types of successful acquisitions

Companies advance myriad strategies for creating value with acquisitions—but only a handful are likely to do so.<p><b>There is no magic formula</b> to make …

Innovation

The Four Stretches Every Cyclist Needs to Know

If you’re like us, when you haven’t been glued to the television watching the Tour de France, you’ve taken it upon yourself to channel that inner …

Ten Questions To Ask When The Headhunter Calls

There are two kinds of recruiters. There are polite and professional recruiters, and then there are impolite and unprofessional ones. Because it is easy to start a recruiting business or start making calls as the newest member of a commission-only recruiting firm, there are more unprofessional and …

Employment

5 Mobile Marketing Methods To Build Your Ecommerce Brand

It should come as no surprise that a strong mobile presence is indispensable in today’s market. The average user spends most of their internet time on their smartphone as opposed to their desktop.<p>For all brands to make the most of their marketing budget, it’s essential to focus a significant …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

Big Data: Too Many Answers, Not Enough Questions

One of my favorite examples of why so many big data projects fail comes from a book that was written decades before “big data” was even conceived. In Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, a race of creatures build a supercomputer to calculate the meaning of “life, the universe, and …

Big Data

South Korea’s chaebol problem

Eom Ha-yong is old enough to remember a time when South Korea's enormous conglomerates were as respected as they were powerful.<p>He was born in 1949, a few years after Korea was carved into North and South by the Cold War superpowers and one year before 10 per cent of the population would perish in …

Moving To The Cloud? 3 Steps To Good Data Governance

Moving to “the cloud” is no piece of cake.<p>So if your business wants to increase its cloud footprint, you need to think differently.<p>In moving data from your own premises to a public cloud, you should re-evaluate your business rules governing the location, security, movement and audit of data assets. …

LAWYERS BEWARE: The accountants are coming after your business

But there is no corresponding clutch of dominant law firms. None has amassed as much as 0.5% of an industry with global revenues of around $650 billion a year.<p>Even the biggest law firms may be anachronistically inefficient. They are run by lawyers, not professional managers, insist on charging by …

AmEx Is Losing Its Millionaires

Hedge-fund manager Whitney Tilson used his American Express card for three decades to buy groceries, trips to Europe and just about everything else. …

Hearst Magazines

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Put your core strength to the test with these three abs exercises<p>If you do the same abs routine day in and day out, your gains will grind to a halt. "You need to challenge your core in new ways and with new exercises to strengthen your weaknesses and fill in holes," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

Xiaomi Slows Its Pursuit of Samsung, Apple in Smartphone Race - Bloomberg

(This blog has been updated to reflect additional comments by Xiaomi's vice president Hugo Barra)<p>In Xiaomi's march to the top of the smartphone …

5 Largest Failed M&A Transactions of 2014

As discussed in my previous post, this year has seen a tremendous influx in deal activity, which naturally has led to an increase in the number of failed deals.<p>As we look back on this year, here are the five largest failed transactions of 2014:<p>1. AstraZeneca/Pfizer: In May, Pfizer walked away from …

10 Principles of the Future Manager

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work, it's not just employees that are changing; managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead …

6 Ways to Fix Your Running Stride

Tweak your form to be more efficient and less injury-prone.<p>As part of a recent run analysis I got at NYSportsMed's Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago, I had my stride and body mechanics analyzed while I ran on a treadmill. They call it the "Runner's Report Card" and it's an elite-level …

5 investing tips for people who don’t have a lot of money

Sellers of lottery tickets suggest all you need is a dollar and a dream. Forget that nonsense: If you want a decent shot at making money, you’ll need …

Investing

Can Starbucks Deliver? (Please?)

When you’re Starbucks, a one percent increase in traffic and a five percent gain in same-store sales is not enough (especially when analysts are looking for a 6.2 percent bump). So, if you’re Howard Schultz and company, you look for more and better ways to drive those numbers up. The latest answer …

Should the chairman be the CEO?

It’s fairly clear that, at most companies, splitting the chairman and CEO roles saves money, improves performance, and can even potentially keep …

Is Your Resume Ready For Action? (Find Out)

If you’ve read my columns before you know I’m not a fan of automated recruiting systems. They suck in the resumes of lively, bright and accomplished people and then shred their atoms apart and send them through wormholes into other dimensions. That might not be exactly what happens, but it might as …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Podcasts<p>Starring the hosts of <i>Bodega Boys, Reply All, Popcast, The Bill Simmons Podcast</i>, and more.<p>By Anna Peele1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We …

Lifestyle

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

8 Best Men's Shopping in Tokyo

In a country famous for its pervasive shopping culture, Tokyo still manages to stand out as a shopping Mecca. At every train station, travellers are …