Cassie Garrett

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3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Body Language

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

Why You Need to Know Precisely What You Want in Life

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash<i>“This is a fundamental irony of most people’s lives. They don’t quite know what they want to do with their lives.</i> …

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Emotional Intelligence

Gay marriage cake: bakers 'forced to act against their beliefs'

The Christian owners of a Belfast bakery who refused to make a cake promoting gay marriage are being forced to act against their consciences and religious beliefs, the supreme court has been told.<p>Ashers bakery, which has branches across Northern Ireland and is supported financially by the Christian …

LGBTQI

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

What is the single most important leadership quality?

When people talk about leadership qualities, they often mention self-awareness, empathy, and social skills — traits associated with emotional …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Want to remember your dreams? Make sure to take *this* vitamin before bed

If you’ve had one too many dreamless nights lately—or maybe you just tend to forget them the instant you wake up—there might be a way to start …

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Veterinary Medicine

A new study shows a surprising relationship between a mom’s age and her kid’s health

More and more moms in the developed world are delaying childbirth in favor of a whole host of life experiences, and the impact this has on their children is mixed.<p>While only parents can make that decision for themselves, evidence suggests that the best age for childbirth—in terms of maternal …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

​People Are Freaking Out Over This Video Of A Newborn 'Walking'

Watch the clip to judge whether you think she's a child prodigy.<p>In case you aren’t one of the 88 million who’ve already seen the video, people are going nuts over a Facebook post in which a newborn baby appears to be walking with the assistance of a nurse.<p>The video was posted to Facebook on May 25, …

Pregnancy

The Sun's Got Waves — Like Earth's Atmosphere

Most of the time, the sun and the Earth couldn't be more different: One is a star, the other a planet; the sun is made of plasma and fuses hydrogen …

Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People

It's not just about giving them something sweet.<p>People who bake use any excuse to heat up their ovens. They bake a cake to crown someone’s birthday, labor over cookies to celebrate a holiday, and whip up brownies because everyone loves chocolate. But it turns out that baking is about more than …

Mysterious fast radio bursts might come from alien solar sail spacecraft - ExtremeTech

By on March 13, 2017 at 1:07 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Astronomers have been puzzling over …

Alien technology? Harvard scientists propose source for fast radio bursts

There are plenty of strange phenomena lurking in the universe, and fast radio bursts are among the more mysterious. So named for their …

Universe

Collapsing Cliff Caused Comet 67P's Brilliant Outburst

A cliff's collapse likely caused a bright outburst of gas and dust on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2015, scientists announced today (March 21). …

A Woman in Her Seventies Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

"I had lost hope of becoming a mother ever."<p>After two years of IVF treatments, Daljinder Kaur finally achieved what she wanted for her entire life: motherhood. AFP reports that Kaur, who is in her seventies, gave birth to her first child last month.<p>Kaur, who lives in India with her 79-year-old …

How Dads Balance Work And Family

It's time that men answered the question, too.<p>"One thing some prospective dads might fail to grasp is that as well as parenting and having a job, they have a responsibility to support their partner. I now do more housework than I once did to make up for the things she used to do, plus it's my job …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Cookbook of the week: The Art of Eating Well by Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley

Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley's cookbook has arguably been the most popular cookbook all year so far<p>Barely had it dropped through the letterbox before The Art of Eating Well by the beautiful Hemsley sisters (‘bespoke food service’ caterers and food bloggers for vogue.com) had been hustled off to the …

Food

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

Roasted Strawberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

6 Servings<p>For the record: Sherbets may contain some dairy, unlike sorbets, which do not.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups strawberries (about 1 pound), hulled, halved or quartered if large<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>1 1/2 cups buttermilk<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special …

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Are We Allowed to Gloat?

Marie Claire's Features and Special Projects Director delves into why so many women who "opted-out" of their careers, now want back in.<p>I'd just crawled out of bed, poured my three year old some juice, and situated him in front of Nickelodeon so I could get ready for work when my cell phone began to …

Wall Street