Brenda Randolph

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How to Master the 4 Types of Leadership That Will Make You Successful

You must master multiple leadership styles to be an exceptional leader.<p>It's unwise to be a one-trick pony when it comes to leadership. Rather, you need to be adaptable and have multiple leadership approaches at your disposal.<p>An adaptable leadership style is one that is flexible enough to enable you …

Leadership

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

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 …

Management

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Entrepreneurship

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years …

Leadership

24 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Taught a Major Lesson in Good Leadership With This Short Sentence

In this 1994 interview with Rolling Stone, Steve Jobs showed a different side of his humanity.<p>In 1994, well after Steve Jobs got booted by Apple and before returning to launch the iPad and iPhone revolution, he had a prolific interview with <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine during one of the lowest points of …

Leadership

Why 'No Legacy Is So Rich As Honesty' When It Comes To Leadership

“No legacy is so rich as honesty”: I’ve lived by Shakespeare’s words since I started my business, imageOne, in 1991. I’ve learned over the past 27 years of being an entrepreneur and leader that honesty and vulnerability are what ensure my authenticity. But I wasn’t always as able to be vulnerable …

Positive Thinking

Here's How to Create a Feedback-Friendly Culture (Hint: It Starts at the Top)

Building a feedback-rich work environment isn't always easy, but it's worth the effort.<p>Many successful companies have corporate cultures that share some of the same traits: People are honest about what's working (and what's not), they are receptive to fresh ideas, and tend not to be resistant to …

Team Building

6 Proven Ways to Generate Good Luck Every Day

Would you recognize good luck whenever it hits you? This successful entrepreneur has created an entire process to make sure he capitalizes every time.<p>Nearly everyone wants to be luckier. Some people think success is about preparing for luck, while others think success is about what you do with luck …

lacey

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

7 Signs You Might Be Married to a Narcissist | The Exhausted Woman

“Is that what this is!” William exclaimed upon learning from a therapist that his wife had Narcissistic Personality Disorder. He came into the first …

The Key to Juicy, Perfectly Cooked Meat? Let It Sit Out

By Claire Saffitz<p>That's right: Letting meat sit out at room temperature before cooking it is a total game changer. And no, it won't kill you.<p>There are a lot of weird food phobias out there (alliumphobia, anyone?) and yet a quick google search turns up no term for "fear of raw meat." <b>This is shocking</b> …

BBQ

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, paprika, thyme, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl. Rub mixture on …

Roadblocks to Intimacy and Trust I: The Ambivalent Mother

<b>Note to Reader: As a licensed psychologist, I strictly adhere to the ethics of confidentiality; therefore, I do not use/make reference to any</b> …

Waterloo-developed mental health first aid kits give accessible support

A mental health support kit developed by a Waterloo woman has been widely distributed among university students, workplaces and veterans since its …

Why Are Toxic Relationships So Hard To End? New Research Shows The Problem Isn’t You, It’s Them

Why do we keep difficult people around? It can be one of the oddest social questions about human relationships: When people are toxic, miserable, …

Facebook's greatest weapon: endless comparison of ourselves to others

Facebook makes us miserable by inducing us to constantly engage in me-versus-you interactions<p>The more I use Facebook, the more miserable I become (and vice versa). I’m not the only one: heavy users in particular are unhappier, lonelier, meaner, and so on.<p>Why is that? And why, then, do people keep …

Mental Health

The issue with millennials isn't narcissism but our depressing culture of mass consumption

If you're a young person feeling lonely these days, you're in good company. Youth everywhere are experiencing record rates of depression and anxiety, surrounded by a cultural climate of both isolation and overexposure. The moniker "snowflake generation" seems an apt phrase, then, to describe our …

Psychology

Space Station Crosses Moon's Face in Stunning Photo

The International Space Station (ISS) crosses the face of the nearly full moon in a gorgeous composite image snapped by astrophotographer Alexander …

Space Exploration

Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

According to a 2010 American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America Survey, almost a third of children studied reported that in the last …

Mindfulness

Difference between a Highly Sensitive Person and Borderline Personality Disorder | The Exhausted Woman

Dan came into his therapist’s office convinced his wife had Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). After reading several articles and blogs on the …

21 Positive Thoughts For Your Morning

When Ricky Gervais was 8 years old, he woke up every day going:<p>"Wow! I'm alive! Yes! I've got to eat! I've got to take a clock apart to see how that works! There's an ant! I'm going to follow that ant! Let's go to the library! What, sausages? Oh my god, I can't believe my luck!"<p>We could still …

My teenage granddaughter is in a miserable state. She has lost hope

Her self-esteem is at rock bottom and when at home she mostly stays in her room. Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader<p><b>I am desperately worried about my teenage granddaughter, who is in a very miserable state. Her self-esteem is at rock bottom, she has no confidence and apparently no hope.</b><p><b>She is a</b> …

Self-esteem

How to spot a psychopath, according to a woman who married one

Think of the term "psychopath" and it's likely that an image of Christian Bale's blood-soaked businessman Patrick Bateman springs to mind.<p>But you could have one for a colleague, a friend or even a romantic partner without realising - just ask Jen Waite.<p>Author of her new memoir, A Beautiful, …

Let “New Black Swing” Hypnotize You with Smooth Summer Vibes

"Vibes. It’s all about the energy I share, the energy we share with one another. Whether in public or in private, in romance or otherwise. I think …

Help! My Antidepressants Aren’t Working

<b>By Eric M. Plakun, MD</b><p>The most current research on depression shows that it is most often caused by a combination of both environmental and genetic …

10 Secrets About the Moon Landing

Celebrating American ingenuity and retro rocket man style<p>10 Secrets<br>About the<br>Moon Landing<p>Celebrating American ingenuity<br>and retro rocket man …

Space Science

All The Coffee Drink Recipes That You Could Ever Want

Java fans, you are welcome.<p>It seems like there’s a new coffee drink unleashed on the world every day. Most of the ones from the big chains taste like they contain more sugar than coffee, and the latest wave of frappuccinos got us thinking: we could be getting a whole lot more creative with our …