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WEIGHT LOSS SECRETS – 1: THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

 WEIGHT LOSS SECRETS – 1: THROW OUT YOUR SCALES I am deadest serious. Sure it’s a quick, easy measure that you’re used to but it’s also a completely inaccurate measure of your success. My agenda here is to convince you that total body weight is meaningless, and then give you another easy measure that is a better indicator of your health and fitness myth of all: the bathroom scales. 12 reasons to throw out your bathroom scales. 1. You don’t know if you have lost body fat 2. The Scales are least accurate when you want them the most 3....

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Management Tips From Harvard Business Review

Management Tips From Harvard Business Review

As a manager, you’re shouldering more and more responsibilities — from maximizing your team’s performance to increasing your company’s market share to building profitable customer relationships. On top of all that, you need to orchestrate your own time and keep your career on track. The challenges are stacking up — but you’ve got less and less time to figure out how to tackle them. How are you supposed to resolve this dilemma? Happily, help is on the way: the new Management Tips from Harvard Business Review. This concise, handy guide is...

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WEIGHT LOSS SECRETS – 2: THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

Interpreting your waist circumference results If your waist circumference measurement places you in the medium-or high-risk categories, your body fat is affecting your health. A measurement of more than 93 cm in men and 80 cm in women indicates that your chances of having one or more of the risk factors for heart disease is doubled. A waist circumference of 102 cm or more in men and 88 cm or more in women indicates a significant health risk. The sooner you do something about your existing levels of body fat, the better. Fortunately, abdominal...

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21 SECRETS TO WEIGHT LOSS – THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

21 SECRETS TO WEIGHT LOSS – THROW OUT YOUR SCALES

1. Identify why you can’t lose weight (fat) 2. Throw out your bathroom scales 3. Change your thinking to change your body shape 4. Identify what motivates you 5. Have goals, and plan to achieve them 6. Change your kilojoule balance- move more and eat better 7. Change what you eat- have good- quality fats, carbs and protein 8. Eat more food from Mother Nature’s pantry 9. Change how you eat- slow down and manage your portions 10.Change when you eat-eat less at night 11.Change where you eat-manage your cravings and emotions 12.Change what you...

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Size Matters! E-Books and the Personal Library

By Bookclub E-books and e-readers are driving everybody nuts. They exist, and are not going away. Will they completely replace hardbound books or paperbacks? Guess what–I don’t know, and neither does anybody else. In all the discussions I’ve seen, two things have been left out. First, the matter of space. Four years ago I moved from an eight-room house to a two-bedroom apartment, and am very glad I did. But all those books! I must have had to get rid of at least a thousand. Even so, bookshelves loom over me in my tiny...

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Synopsis of the new novel INCOGNITO

Lata Gwalani explores the psychological thriller genre with her debut novel Incognito, which was launched in Mumbai. As a behavioral trainer, Lata conducts workshops on Emotional Intelligence, and during these workshops, she met many people experiencing emotional turbulence. Somewhere along this journey, Lata realized that many people go through life with a baggage of unfulfilled aspirations. She also recognized the fact that there is a huge gap between our real selves and our ideal selves. This was the seed on which Lata grew the plot for...

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EBOOKS: THE GAME CHANGER

The Book Industry Study Group’s research has shown a massive acceleration of e-books adoption by consumers in the final quarter of 2010, and the start of 2011, when e-books took off in earnest. The exhibit titled “% Book Buyers Who Purchased An E-book (US)” illustrates that for the remainder of 2011, the growth of e-book buyers slowed down. Digitization will increase as readers increasingly turn to mobile devices to consume their reading content. The panelists on the Global 50 CEO panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair held in October 2012 agreed...

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CHENNAI LITERARY FESTIVAL

The electronic revolution in 20thcentury has catapulted human life in every sphere including cognitive learning. Reading has been considered as the primary tool to learn new things, seek information and to add value to knowledge. In the world of internet, seeking information or learning is just a mouse click away when scores of pages download in a split second. Undoubtedly, the new technology has shifted the society to a new paradigm, where the role of the printed book has little role or no role as far as seeking information or knowledge....

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சென்னையை குலுக்கிய இலக்கிய விழா

சென்னையை குலுககிய சென்னை இலக்கிய விழா 9, 10 மற்றும் 11 தேதிகளில் கோலாகலமாக நடைப் பெற்றது. உலகெங்கும் இலக்கிய விழாக்கள் நடைப் பெறுவதன் நோக்கம் மக்களிடம் படிக்கும் பழக்கத்தை தக்க வைக்கவும், மற்றும் அப்படியொரு பழக்கம் இல்லாதவர்களிடம் புதிதாக உருவாக்குவதும் ஆகும். சென்னை இலக்கிய விழா அந்த வகையில் சரியான முயற்சி எடுத்துள்ளது என்றுக் கூறலாம். விழா நடைப் பெறுவதற்கு இரு மாதங்களுக்கு முன் பள்ளிகளிலும், ஒரு மாதத்திற்கு முன் கல்லூரிகளிலும் இலக்கியம் தொடர்பான 20 விதமான போட்டிகள் நடைப் பெற்றன. ஆயிரக்கணக்கான மாணவர்கள் கலந்துக் கொண்ட இப்போட்டிகள்...

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The Progress Principle – Harvard Business Review Press

The Progress Principle – Harvard Business Review Press

What really sets the best managers above the rest? It’s their power to build a cadre of employees who have great inner work lives — consistently positive emotions; strong motivation; and favorable perceptions of the organization, their work, and their colleagues. The worst managers undermine inner work life, often unwittingly. As Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer explain in The Progress Principle, seemingly mundane workday events can make or break employees’ inner work lives. But it’s forward momentum in meaningful work — progress — that...

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