Ashley Lowe

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7 Ways You’re Unconsciously Undermining Yourself

You’re crushing it everyday at your job. But are you ruining your chances for a promotion by tapping your pen, checking your phone, and being buddies with your cubemate?<p>People are judging you.<p>It’s not fair, but when you start to progress in your career, your moves come under scrutiny. And you could …

Princeton University

5 Ways Being A Good Follower Makes You A Better Leader

Followers are much-maligned, but we’re all followers in some areas of our lives. And in that role, we can learn some important skills that make us better leaders.<p>The relationship between leaders and followers seems pretty straightforward: Leaders lead. Followers follow.<p>But Barbara Kellerman, a …

Gorgeous Examples of Black And White Compositions You'll Love

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best compositions in B&W in this photo contest with chances to win a camera and more!<p>A special …

Defending your right to be present

NPPA General Counsel Mickey Osterreicher's advice on how photojournalists can handle themselves in tense situations.<p>Boston — The recent altercation …

Seven things you're doing that make people distrust you immediately

You can lose someone's trust pretty quickly.<p>All it takes is a missed deadline, a weird facial expression or a feeling that you just don't get the …

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Army Launches 'Eat Right, Don't Eat At The Chow Hall' Campaign — Duffel Blog

FORT BRAGG, NC – The Army launched its new health initiative today, which spokesmen called the “Eat Right, Don’t Eat at the Chow Hall” …

Want to Hire a Good Leader? Just Ask These Three Questions

This is a simple method to quickly identify people with strong leadership qualities.<p>In order to build a leadership team for your organization, you need to be able to identify the qualities of a good leader. Recently, at the Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, General Motors CEO and …

After hurricane Maria, he's helping the ocean – and its fishers – recover

Hurricane Maria upended Puerto Rico, along with its fishing industry. Raimundo Espinoza Chirinos's project cleans up the storm's hidden damage on the …

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

TOP 10 BOOKS WITH A MALE POINT-OF-VIEW

favorite male points of view male POV male protagonists middle grade na new adult top 10 ya young adult<p>So far, we've paid homage to some of our …

7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight

This is taking your leadership to a whole new level, again.<p>Remember those old and scratchy vinyl records that would skip and play the same thing over and over until you moved the needle? (I know I'm showing my age, play along.)<p>Well, the Gallup Organization has been playing a tune now for over three …

How To Get An Emotionally Unavailable Man To Open Up

<b>Is your man emotionally unavailable? Here’s how to get him to open up!</b><p>If you’re here reading this, you are most likely dating an emotionally …

Do Emotionally Unavailable Men Fall In Love?

You do everything you can for him; you are as nice as you can be, you’re cute, you’re funny, you’re smart and you treat him like a king. You …

Relationships

Who Is Conor Lamb, Winner in a Special House Race in Pennsylvania?

WASHINGTON — For the Democratic Party, Conor Lamb seemed like a candidate generated from reams of election data mined and analyzed to produce an ideal fit for his Southwestern Pennsylvania congressional district.<p>A former Marine who favored gun rights, he was culturally conservative enough to appeal …

Donald Trump

8 Reasons Why You Can't Leave Him (Even Though You Know You Should)

Breaking up a relationship is hard because feelings get hurt, even when the break up is the right thing to do. Here's why you can't pull the plug on …

Emotions: The Sixth Sense

The brain creates hunches and gut feelings from sensory information that lies beneath our awareness. This is how you can use that ‘sixth sense’ to …

6 Things You Don’t Realize About People Who Can’t Express Their Feelings

I don't like feelings.<p>Honestly, if I had a choice, I probably would like to ignore the fact that they exist altogether. Expressing my feelings makes …

Self-help

Talking while female: an expert guide to the things you definitely should not say

The semantic struggle is real. Every day it gets harder and harder to know whether my vocabulary is inadvertently perpetuating a “growing tyranny of feelings” that threatens the very foundations of democracy. Thankfully the internet is full of vocabulary vigilantes eager to spell things out for the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Is Certainty Or Confidence The Path To Competence?

Do you have confidence?<p>We all want it. Confidence is a quality that is highly desired, if not expected, and, whether we have it or not, we all learn …

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

Leadership

10 Characteristics of Creative People

1<p>10 Characteristics of Creative People<p>In his 1996 book <i>Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People</i>, positive psychologist Mihaly …

How To Address The Root Cause Of Your Employee Engagement Issues

Employee engagement is one of the most critical factors in an organization’s success. Without a motivated staff that’s excited about their work, you’ll find yourself with low performance, productivity and quality — and very high turnover.<p>Unfortunately, fostering engagement is easier said than done, …

Employee Engagement

How to Flirt With Finesse

You might dress well, have a cool job, and be blessed with beauty, but flirting is where the real magic of attraction is, especially when it comes to …

Relationships

This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader. Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

Imagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance.<br>Read More

Hinduism

Receptors Key to Strong Memories

The strength of a memory depends upon the number of receptors in a synapse, researchers report.

Neuroscience

Climate change may force king penguins to swim too far for dinner

Roughly 70 percent of the world's king penguin population faces threats to its habitat by the end of the century, and the culprit will sound …

Baited camera captures first video of elusive Greenland shark off Nunavut

The Greenland shark is one of the world’s largest marine species, reaching lengths over six metres. And yet these fish, which prefer the deep, cold …

‘Death tsunami’: Here’s what actually happens inside your brain as you die

Every minute, around 108 people die on this planet – but what does it actually feel like?<p>Scientists have now thrown light on what actually happens …