Fitness

Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather contract coming ‘in a few days’

Isaac Brekken, Ezra Shaw/Getty Images UFC President Dana White dropped a bombshell on the world of boxing on Wednesday, saying that the long-rumored superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is getting closer to being finalized, and that he expects a final agreement ‘in a few days.’ “I think we get the McGregor side in the next couple of days. ...

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Longevity Secrets of 'Super Agers'

April 19, 2017 — Will you dance at your excellent-grandchild’s wedding? Most of us won’t be wholesome sufficient to reduce a rug into our 90s. But some men and women are not only dancing, but cooking, driving, and volunteering at an age when they’re supposed to be feeble, addled by dementia, or each. Researchers, with an eye to an ever-aging ...

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Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers seeking new sore throat therapies report only modest good results with a single dose of a steroid medication. Concerns about expanding bacterial resistance to antibiotics have led scientists to appear for alternative therapies for sore throat, a common purpose for medical doctor visits. In this new British ...

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Powerfully Land a Small Number of Big Ideas

The single biggest key to extraordinary communication is one simple idea. All great communication is great precisely because it adheres to this principle, while all lousy communication is lousy expressly because it violates this same principle. And the principle is this: Whenever you communicate, what you are trying to do is: Powerfully Land a Small Number of Big Ideas That ...

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Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An ingredient in marijuana could lessen seizures in men and women with a extreme form of epilepsy, a new study suggests. The ingredient in question is cannabidiol — a molecule from the marijuana plant that does not generate a “higher.” The drug is being created by GW Pharmaceuticals, ...

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Happiness in the Workplace

The UN World Happiness Report measures “subjective well-being” or how folks experience and evaluate their lives. The study was performed across far more than in far more than 150 countries. The 2017 report was published on March 20, the UN’s International Day of Happiness. Because the report’s 1st publication in April 2012, happiness has turn into an increasingly crucial measure ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Creating Leaders and Inspiring Management Behavior (CLIMB) at Iron Mountain

In 2010, the turnover rate for front-line managers and supervisors at information and asset management company Iron Mountain was 40 percent, costing the company millions of dollars in recruitment, onboarding, lost company knowledge, expertise, and potential leaders. Losing mid-level leaders at such a rate drained the succession pipeline and stifled innovation at the ground level. These realities signaled a deeper ...

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Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey

        By Alan Mozes                  HealthDay Reporter               MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Adding to issues about the harms of teenage pregnancy are new U.S. survey final results that show 14 percent of teenage mothers-to-be smoke marijuana. This big national survey discovered ...

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Right Person, Right Time?

Job interviews, it turns out, are not great at predicting what kind of employee the candidate will be, notes a column by Jason Dana, “The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews,” which appeared a couple weeks ago in The New York Instances. Personal bias affects the method so significantly that even when interviewers are warned ahead of time that the candidate ...

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Engaging Employees in Cost-Control Efforts

The employee suggestion box may be as obsolete as the rotary telephone, but employees on the front lines remain an invaluable source of ideas for improvements that can help companies work smarter, faster, and leaner. No one is closer to the everyday waste and inefficiencies that can affect productivity, profitability, and customer relationships. Tapping into the collective wisdom of your ...

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