Carol Kleinsmith Grannis

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Crockpot Apple Cobbler | Goop

A cobbler in the crockpot may sound odd, but trust us; this dessert will make you a believer. The crispy edges, buttery cobbler topping, and subtly …

Childhood obesity linked to irregular sleep and skipping breakfast

Study challenges view that soaring obesity rates among children are caused solely by eating too much<p>Skipping breakfast and irregular sleep patterns have been identified as key reasons why children may become dangerously overweight in research that sheds new light on the obesity epidemic.<p>The study, …

Holistic Medicine

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. And naming our emotions — what psychologists call <i>labeling</i> — is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. But it’s harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify what exactly we are feeling, and often times the most …

To Get Promoted, Get Feedback from Your Critics

Individuals often struggle to know where they need to grow in order to move up to the next level. One of the best strategies for aspiring leaders to rise through the ranks in organizations is to create a personal board of directors. The board is a group of six to eight people you select to help …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

How Work—Inside and Outside the Home—Affects a Marriage

Good news for working women: A new study shows that money issues, including a wife’s ability to support herself, are not linked to higher divorce …

Managers Are Wasting Time and Money on People Problems

Millennials need to ditch their parents’ outdated career ladders and embrace job-hopping

Five years ago, I seemed to have it all. I was 28 years old and making $70,000 a year working for the federal government. I had a fancy job title, a nice apartment, health care, generous retirement benefits, and job security in the midst of the recession. You literally <i>can’t</i> get fired from working …

Employment

What to Do When Your Peer Becomes Your Boss

Your colleague just got a promotion. Now, instead of being your peer, she’s your boss. Does your relationship need to change? Should you act differently, or expect her to treat you differently? In other words, how do you manage up to someone who’s just jumped a level above you and who might’ve been …

How the Very Best Strategists Decide

When it comes to setting strategy, which is more effective: one great thinker or a wise crowd?<p>To find out, I turned to my ongoing Top Pricer Tournament, in which 884 people — managers, consultants, professors, students — make pricing strategy decisions for a generic business competing against other …

Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Can’t Change with Them

When it comes to organizational change, failure continues to be more common than success. In a survey of nearly 3,000 executives about the success of their enterprise transformation efforts, McKinsey discovered the failure rate to be higher than 60%, while Harvard Business Review conducted a study …

They’re Not Employees, They’re People

Two extraordinary changes have crept up on the business world without most of us paying much attention to them. First, a staggering number of people who work for organizations are no longer traditional employees of those organizations. And second, a growing number of businesses have outsourced …

Give Your Team More-Effective Positive Feedback

Research shows that one of the best ways to help employees thrive is to give them feedback. It’s one of the primary levers leaders have to increase a sense of learning and vitality. Giving your direct reports regular updates on personal performance, as well as on how the business is doing, helps …

Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job

It’s a common complaint among top executives: “I’m spending all my time managing trivial and tactical problems, and I don’t have time to get to the big-picture stuff.” And yet when I ask my executive clients, “If I cleared your calendar for an entire day to free you up to be ‘more strategic,’ what …

Make Sure Your Employees Have Enough Interesting Work to Do

When productivity starts to slide, it’s not always easy to pinpoint the cause. Our first impulse is often to take a close look at how we can improve workplace processes. Is it a problem of time management? Could it be that the technology’s not up to the job?<p>Very often these are indeed the answers, …