Aundrea Gregg

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Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

<b>Anne Raimondi</b> was stumped. Two people she managed weren't getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

I Love This Lamb Meatball Recipe So Much

The combination of lamb, spices, herbs, and raisins is truly addictive.<p>What hasn’t already been said about meatballs? They’re meatballs. There are plenty of articles on <i>Bon Appetit</i> and elsewhere that tell you how much fat you need, how to brown them, and how to ensure balance. This lamb meatball is …

Cooking

Bangalore, before the dystopia: The birth, life, and death of India’s most liveable city

An old friend and I met up one afternoon this May.<p>She had changed. Many times over. For good or for bad, I am not to judge, but I didn’t like what I saw.<p>We have known each other since 1980, the year I was born. So, despite long periods of separation, I perk up every time she is mentioned. …

India

What’s the best meditation style for your personality type?

Everyone has their own fitness personality: Some people can’t get enough of SoulCycle, while others see tapping it back to a Katy Perry song as their …

Meditation How-Tos With a Kundalini Guide

<i>In our first installment of the Meditation How-Tos marriage advice series, the Kundalini guide behind Benshen, Desiree Pais, gives you the step-by-step methods you need to practice to stay focused and calm before, during, and after you tie the knot.</i><p>I’m about to tell you the secret to planning the …

4 Unexpected Words Powerful Leaders Say Daily to Inspire Others | Inc.com

It's not a good number. In fact, it's not something anyone in a leadership position wants to admit. However, when a Harvard Business Review survey reveals that 58 percent of people trust strangers, while only 42 percent trust their boss, it's time to acknowledge there's a communication problem in …

Leadership

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it's where <i>life</i> happens. It's where guests …

Home Decorating

A 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

<b>“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something …

Sad Boy Pasta Is the Super Cheap Pasta for Everyone (Not Just Sad Boys)

A simply delicious pasta for when your budget is down in the dumps.<p>If I told my doctor how much pasta I eat, he’d probably slap me. From a metaphorical, non-anatomical perspective (hopefully), it occupies a large place in my heart. Going to the grocery store and buying hunks of Parmesan, obscure …

New York City

The Relationship Between Risk and Faith

When <b>setting goals</b> for the New Year, how much risk are you willing to take to achieve them? If you're not taking risks, you're not stepping outside of your <i>comfort zone</i>. And if you're not expanding you're comfort zone, you're not learning anything <i>new</i>. If you can achieve your goals by playing it safe,</b> …

Leadership

Jeff Bezos Knows the Difference Between Content and Complacent

If you're happy with your job, count it as a blessing because there is nothing convenient about a restless desire to do something more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A while back, I met up with an acquaintance. I liked talking to her -- she's funny, happy to help …

Motivation

Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace?

With the right balance, leaders will become highly respected by their employees.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the age-old leadership question: Is it better to be loved or feared? And an August study published online in the "Journal of Business and Psychology" …

Leadership

Men are not angels. Are billionaires and business leaders?

While helping to frame the United States Constitution, James Madison wrote “if men were all angels, no government would be necessary.” In his opinion, good government depended upon the concept that individual self-interest shouldn’t undermine the public good.<p>The incoming Trump Administration will …

Trump Administration

How Squarespace’s Chief Creative Officer Emboldens His Team

David Lee is on a mission to inspire the millions of users of the website-building platform Squarespace to communicate more effectively and creatively online. Here’s how he pushes the company toward bold product design and award-winning marketing campaigns:<p>The Team Is Supreme<p>Lee is less interested …

Squarespace

Meet Two Young Entrepreneurs Who Raised $221 Million To Disrupt Craigslist

At the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner, Conan O’Brien quipped that Matt Drudge, founder of the Drudge Report, was not in attendance because “he had a prior commitment to teach a web design class in 1997.”<p>Successful minimalist websites are a rarity, but Drudge Report (which generates more …

Startups

The 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories Of 2016

These are the leadership stories you read and shared the most this year.<p>2016 saw its fair share of changes in the world of leadership. A pretty eventful U.S. presidential election accompanied seismic occurrences, scandals, mishaps, and mistakes in the business world.<p><i>Fast Company</i> covered the low …

Leadership

In The Midst Of A Business Transformation? GameStop CFO On How To Be A Key Player

CFO Rob Lloyd has been in the “game” for some time now. At the helm of GameStop’s finance department, Rob is drawing on his more than 15 years of experience to ensure a smooth and successful business-model transformation – shifting the company from a video game-only, brick-and-mortar retailer to a …

Management

The Human Connection: The Toughest Part of Being a Leader | Inc.com

The distraught boss threw up his hands and told me he was ready to pack it in. "It's like raising a bunch of unruly kids and they just don't listen."<p>"That's the point." I countered. "Unless you know the rules for getting your staff to align with you there's bound to be upset. So, let's sort out the …

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out

Publication Date: <b>January 03, 2017</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes--a direct report's anxious questions, your …

Management

“Let others succeed”: Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s simple but effective leadership style

Sundar Pichai doesn’t exactly seem part of the brash, big-ego club of Silicon Valley’s top leaders, but few can doubt the soft-spoken engineer’s talent and temerity.<p>When, only a decade after joining Google, the low-profile executive was appointed CEO in August 2015, the analysis of Pichai’s …

Leadership

5 Online Education Trends to Watch in 2017

Online students: There's a lot in store for you in 2017.<p>In the past few years, more students enrolled in online courses, more organizations offered …

The myth about smart black kids and “acting white” that won’t die

Nerds come in all colors.<p>You've probably heard it before: Too many black students don't do well in school because they think being smart means "acting white."<p>Just last week, Columbia University English professor John McWhorter mentioned it in a piece for Vox to support his critique of elements of …

Education

Thailand shuts down more tourist spots

Thai officials have confirmed they were indefinitely closing the Koh Khai islands — Koh Khai Nok, Koh Khai Nui and Koh Khai Nai — a trio of idyllic …

Thailand

The Education System Is Rigged Against Low-Income Students, Even In Kindergarten

Students born into poverty enter kindergarten at a disadvantage to more affluent peers. As they advance through the grades, they receive lower test scores. They're more likely to drop out and less likely to enter higher education.<p>The all-too-familiar cycle, in some ways, is getting worse, according …

Education

Scientists attempt to quantify happiness caused by alcohol

Public health discussions about drug and alcohol use tend to be dour, humorless affairs. We talk about all sorts of terrible things associated with …

10 places in South America you never thought to visit (but really should)

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

Is it really cheaper to use a travel website?

Unless you’re living large and traveling first class wherever you go, chances are you’re looking to score the best possible airfare, hotel and car …

Credit Cards