Adriana Gomez

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12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

Relationships

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

Employment

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

7 Ways to Incent Employees to Feel and Act as Owners

Building accountability into your business culture is a leadership process. It can't be driven by edict, and there is no magic potion.<p>One of the lessons I have learned over the years as a business executive, and now as a mentor to entrepreneurs, is that if you really want employees who …

Mentoring

I Mandated a 35-Hour Work Week at my Company (and It Made Me a Better CEO)

Building a business on a shorter work week made me a better leader in 3 ways.<p>Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour work week a trial run. For ninety days, we'd see if working 7-hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes. I told the team I …

Commuting

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Leadership

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

Time Management

Tips for Getting Your Life Organized in 2017

The key to success next year might just be getting organized. And it's not just about order. Living an organized life has the power to save you time and energy, increase your productivity, and just plain make you happier. But where to start? With these seven expert-approved tips, of course, that …

Productivity

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

Framing

Want Success and Happiness? 11 Overused Words You Should Slash from Your Vocabulary

For more clarity in your thoughts and goals, stop using these vague words.<p>Words matter. The words we speak and write not only influence how people think about us but how we think about <i>ourselves</i>.<p>To optimize your life to achieve your goals, Tim Ferriss, author of <i>The 4-Hour Workweek,</i> believes our word …

Happiness

The terrorist inside my husband's brain

I am writing to share a story with you, specifically for you. My hope is that it will help you understand your patients along with their spouses and …

12 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating Right Now

Sometimes we need to escape our stress before our stress takes us down.<p>Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning.<p>Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful.<p>Here's a list of a dozen of the …

Self-help

6 Eating Habits for Easier Weight Loss

Losing or maintaining weight doesn’t have to be a daily struggle. Here are six simple tips to change your eating habits and change your life.<p>Don't …

A 7-Day Weight-Loss Workout Plan

If you’re looking for a workout plan that can help you lose weight, adding more sweat sessions to your weekly routine is a great place to start. And …

Exercise

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

Time Management

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go to Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day, and before curling up in bed, that makes us think they're some of the most …

9 Signs He's Not The Marrying Type, According To Marriage Counselors

He’s perfect for you... on paper. But there are cracks in the foundation of your relationship that make you question if he’ll ever settle down.<p>Read on for nine signs he’s just not the marrying type, according to marriage counselors. (Note that this applies to women too!)<p>1. He acts younger than he …

Small Spaces

42 Brilliant Ideas To Make Your Home Really Freaking Organized

Inspiration for every room.

10 Things Pro Organizers Always Do Before They Go To Bed

Trust us, you'll rest better if you cross 'em off of your list too.<p>We already know what professional organizers do every morning. But there's something about the chores they force themselves to finish after a grueling day, and before curling up in bed, that makes us think they're some of the most …

Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

Minimalism

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

You can drive yourself crazy deciding whether to marry your partner.<p>Can you two really survive a lifetime together?<p>I mean, you adore them -- but they …

UNC Chapel Hill

Not Into Early Workouts? This 10-Minute Morning Ritual Is All You Need

"Start your day right." "Your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day." "A proper morning routine will set you up for success."<p>You've likely …

How Where You Sit In Your Office Impacts Your Productivity

Bad behavior in the workplace is contagious. But a new study suggests that pairing workers together can boost productivity and profits.<p>Your office seating chart may hold the key to how happy and productive you are at work.<p>New research from Cornerstone OnDemand and Harvard Business School suggests …

Employee Engagement

7 Time Management Techniques to Help You Take Control of Your Day

It happens to the best of us. You get so wrapped up in completing one task that before you know it, the day is over and you still have countless items left on your to-do list. Before you let your tasks take control of your day again, remember these helpful time-management techniques.<p>A. Block Time …