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Spa-ing 411 For Brown Skin Facials

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

The need for ethnic skin care education was critical to creating new streams of revenue for the spa industry and necessary for maintaining relevance in a fast moving global industry

Gauging Your Organization's Innovation Training and Coaching Program

Robert F. Brands | Posted 10.30.2012 | Small Business
Robert F. Brands

Successful, sustainable innovation depends on a natural curiosity and open-mindedness from all members of an organization. To gauge your company's training and coaching program, ask yourself these questions.

Inspired By The Fierce 5? How To Train Like An Olympic Gymnast

Ben Greenfield | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Ever wonder how Olympic gymnasts achieve that ultimate combination of lean muscle, incredible flexibility, and impressive bodyweight-to-strength ratio?

Sometimes the Price of Success Is Just Too High

Christina Patterson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Christina Patterson

When the top American swimming coach said that Ye Shiwen's performance was "unbelievable," he sounded pretty fed up. You would be fed up if you thought your country might be beaten by a country that was cheating. But you might also be fed up if you were beaten by a country that wasn't.

An Interview With Gerald Chertavian, Founder of Year Up

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo In case you missed it, ...

Dave Jamieson

Minding The Gap: Getting The Right Workers Into The Right Jobs | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

America remains in the midst of an unemployment crisis. Despite private-sector job gains in recent months, nearly 13 million people are still looking ...

Dr. JoAnn's Olympic Lessons For Life: Creating Your Inner Fire

Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter

What are the key characteristics of well-motivated Olympic athletes? And how do we achieve them? Through my extensive work with numerous Olympians over several years, I have developed a constellation of traits that defines the champion's mentality.

7 Ways to Pick Up, Practice or Perfect a New Skill

Women & Co | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Here are seven of the best ways to pick up, practice or perfect a new skill and increase your visibility -- and network -- while doing it.

7 Mantras Olympic Athletes Use To Win

Linda Durnell | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

If you believe we all have the ability, given the right conditions, to have an extraordinary life -- whether it is as an Olympic athlete, scientist or teacher -- what can we learn from Olympic athletes to turn our dreams into reality?

Planes, Buses, and More Buses: How an Olympic Athlete Travels

Erin Cafaro | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports
Erin Cafaro

The tricky part about traveling for athletes is that you need to be up and ready to train and/or compete once you get to your destination, yet the travel can wreak havoc on your body.

A Failure of Epic Proportions

Ellen Magnis | Posted 09.15.2012 | Crime
Ellen Magnis

The consequences of untrained professionals trying to muddle through the complexities of child sexual abuse cases are only too apparent. Just ask any of Sandusky's victims. We can and must do better.

'Marathon' Training For Real-World Tests Of Endurance

Posted 07.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Linda Melone, C.S.C.S. for You may have no problem pounding pavement for 26.2 miles, but what happens when you're faced with real-life...

Home Sweet Home

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

I love the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon because the route includes some of the most beautiful and interesting areas of Philadelphia. I had a great race and felt very strong the entire time.

The Future of Training Is Social, Visual, and Personal

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

By leveraging social learning, companies are empowering their employees to share their best practices and best ideas with each other, using tools like their own computer video system.

Creativity Is the New Economy

Richard Florida | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Richard Florida

It's common to say we are now living in a post-industrial information or knowledge economy. But the shift is actually deeper and more thorough-going than that.

Day 1 of Residency: Go

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

As this is the season for spanking-new physician trainees to flood hospitals around the U.S., I decided to chronicle my own very first 24 hours as a doctor so the reader can get a better insight into this annual event.

The Great Escape -- The Time Is Now

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

The swells were tossing me around like a row boat in the middle of the ocean. I had been in the water for what seemed like an eternity. I could see the beach (swim exit) and I had passed it!

Training for the Great Escape

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

Let me catch you up on my racing and training.

Olympic Caliber: An Interview With "Top Shot" Gabby Franco

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Gabriela Franco has been shooting since the age of 11. She became the Venezuelan National Champion for several years, and placed 37th in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Does Society Place Too Much Importance on Sports?

Quora | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By John Amaechi, Personal development & organizational change expert & Senior Fellow in Emotional Li...

Career Advice From an Insubordinate

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Maureen Anderson

"Don't you touch that thing!" he screamed. That's good advice, I've since decided, for new hires supposedly in charge of people who know what they're doing. Keep your distance until you're one of the people who know what they're doing.

Triathlon Training Tips

Ben Greenfield | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Training for a triathlon can be a bit intimidating at first, since you not only need to schedule a swim, bike, and run several times per week.

Swimming as a contact sport -- Who knew?

Leslie Mellet | Posted 06.16.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

By participating in triathlons, I've learned that stepping out of my comfort zone brings big rewards.

10 Tips For Your Best Workout From The City Gym Boys

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

For the City Gym Boys, looking good is only part of the fitness equation. Though their brawn undoubtedly fueled the success of their popular beefcake ...

Start Making: General Assembly Launches Online

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

General Assembly online is an MBA killer. Unless a young person thinks they need a credential to get a job at Morgan Stanley or McKinsey, they'd be much better off in a startup, learning on the job, and accessing the extraordinary offerings at General Assembly when they need it.