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Plan for Chaos: How to Stick to Your Health Goals When Life Gets Crazy

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I played baseball in college. During the offseason, my teammates and I would battle through friendly Strongman competitions where we would flip a giant tractor tire, drag a sled full of weights, and generally push, pull, and throw heavy, oddly-shaped … Continue reading

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How This Retailer Reaches All-Important Indie Influencers

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In 2000, when many of the early dot-coms were imploding, Greg Selkoe created an e-commerce site that was years ahead of its time. Its focus? “Verge Culture,” a convergence of hip-hop, pop art, skateboarding and electronic music subgroups that often followed small … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a New Habit

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According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about40 percent of our behaviors on any given day. Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and … Continue reading

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Size Doesn’t Matter When it Comes to Making Your Competition Rock

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Competitions come in all sizes – from just a few applicants to thousands of applicants. However, no matter how few (or how many) submissions your event may receive, competition management software can still play a crucial role in making your … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Perfecting your Elevator Pitch

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Investors and competition administrators often don’t want to go through entire business plans only to find that the idea doesn’t fit with what they’re looking for. They often want applicants to outline their idea in a brief, but comprehensive, format. … Continue reading

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Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

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In the U.S., people tend to brag about working long hours. Clocking countless hours at the office is worn as a badge of honor, brandied about at the water cooler to garner respect. Turns out, working endless hours may be … Continue reading

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