Alison McBride

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @AlisonMcBri2018 | My concern: society, politics and economy. Profession: economist. My Passion: water sports and traveling. Madrid

Four Reasons Employee Appreciation Should Be A Top Priority

The fact that countless business owners are still completely unaware of the importance of employee appreciation is nothing short of mind-boggling. Despite the proven benefits of showing gratitude for your team’s hard work, far too many employees are treated like replaceable robots and exploited for …

4 reasons your boss won't give you a promotion

In the many years since I started my first company, I've had my fair share of experience promoting people. Any good leader wants his or her employees to succeed.<p>Sometimes, though, that desire to help good workers can blind us to the truth.<p>Some of the people I've promoted from within have made me …

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I Never Met A Good Manager Who Wasn't A Good Communicator

I remember the conversations well because we had several of them. They were always very similar. They went like this.<p>A good friend of mine who knows of my longstanding interest in the practice of management would tell me how upset she was with her boss. I’d then ask, “Well, what exactly is the …

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Iskra Lawrence's Bikini Is the Type to Make You Smile Wide With Your Eyes Closed

You don't have to tell Iskra Lawrence how to work a swimsuit. The body-positive model is the face of Aerie and has taken many bikinigrams under the sun. It was no surprise, then, that the model shared a new snap of herself in a two-piece swimsuit on Feb. 18. The bikini was from Aerie, of course, …

Photos: Meet The Tennis Star In This Year’s SI Swimsuit Issue

Genie Bouchard, a 23-year-old women’s tennis player from Canada, is one of the best athletes in the world. She’s recently taken to modeling, too. …

Angelina Jolie's Dress Looked Like Any Other Black Gown — and Then She Took Her Shawl Off

Angelina Jolie always knows how to make an impression on the red carpet, and things weren't any different when she stepped out in London for the 2018 BAFTA Awards. Dressed in a black velvet Ralph & Russo gown which followed the night's dress code, the actress and humanitarian silently showed her …

Debemos lograr que no se desinfle el movimiento #me too

Ella cree que las personas son el activo más importante de una organización y al tener una fuerza laboral diversa, las organizaciones tendrán las …

6 Ways Truly Effective Leaders Deliver Feedback

Stay focused. Listen carefully. Be compassionate.<p>I'll never forget one of the first courses I took at Wharton, where I was studying for my MBA many years ago. It was a course on leadership taught by Professor Stewart Friedman, founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program, and author of …

3 Leadership Strategies That Will Help Your Business Grow

Hard choices and hard work await you, if you want to change your company's trajectory toward success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All my life, I’ve loved fixing and improving things, whether I’m tinkering in the garage or revamping a company’s strategy. That love is …

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The Best Way to Leave a Meeting Early

The trick is to lay the groundwork just before the meeting starts.<p>Consider this sobering fact: if you spend, say, five hours a week in meetings that are boring or irrelevant, that's roughly six full work weeks <i>each year</i> that you're wasting and will never get back.<p>Obviously, it's in your best …

Ten Things Your Boss Does Not Need To Know About You

Dear Liz,<p>Last week I went to a networking event with my boss. I was driving. I guess I was distracted because I seldom drive with my boss “Sheri” in the car.<p>I slipped up. I said something I shouldn’t have.<p>Sheri asked me, “Do you want to stop at home and change your outfit? We have to do inventory …