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How to Finally Prioritize and Delegate the Right Tasks to the Right People at the Right Time

Every worker, from admin to executive, has too much to do and not enough time to do it. Here are 4 steps to effectively prioritize and delegate.<p>One of the most detrimental mindsets in any position is that it's more efficient to do everything alone, rather than investing time to delegate it to …

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Dating

The Realities Of How Emotional Intelligence Is Improved And Applied

Do entrepreneurs by nature struggle with the underlying emotional framework for good leadership? After all, we can be of singular vision and headstrong. And how well adjusted are we, really? Do we even have time to be in touch with our emotions? We’re talking about those soft, nebulous terms: …

Emotional Intelligence

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

Two sisters wed two brothers. Sibling rivalry and a grudge led to murder.

By Kyle Swenson<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Reporter for Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>She had already picked the photograph and words. They were how she wished to be remembered.<p>On Sept. 22, 2015, Linda Thomas walked into the offices of a local newspaper in Freeland, a small town on Washington’s Whidbey Island. The …

Crime

Remains found in drainage pipe ID’d as teen who vanished over 2 years ago

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Human remains discovered in a drainage pipe at a Little Rock park were identified as those of a teenager who was last seen in the …

Crime

Understanding ADHD in Adults

In the past, ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) was considered a condition that children had and then "grew out of" before they reached …

ADHD

Need a credit score boost? 6 ways to build your credit rating in less than an hour

It’s true — there’s no shortcut to achieving a good credit score. It takes years of paying your bills on time and in full, keeping balances low and managing different kinds of debt.<p>But there are small steps you can take to help your credit, in the same time it takes to watch an episode of your …

What's the Mindset That Defines the Most Successful People? It's What Most of Us Are Missing

Without it, it's impossible to innovate and grow, says billionaire Richard Branson.<p>Nobody likes to fail. Yet failure is the secret to success. If you haven't been rejected a number of times, the current mantra goes, you just haven't experienced success.<p>Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, …

How magnesium can improve your skin - from anti-ageing to adult acne

The list is never ending of supplements, elements and ingredients that are now proven to be good for you and your skin. Whilst many you can disregard and carry on as normal without, magnesium is one that you should actually take note of as its benefits are ever growing and surprisingly effective …

New controversial idea about Stonehenge has archaeologists shaking their heads

The towering rocks at Stonehenge are so heavy that, according to a new controversial idea, a glacier, rather than Neolithic people, may have carried them from western Wales and dropped them off at Salisbury Plain in England, where the ancient monument stands today.<p>But many archaeologists disagree, …

10 Tips to Make Your Relationship With Your Child Stronger

Strengthening the parent-child relationships requires work and effort. Parenting is a tough job, but by maintaining a close relationship and open …

Conversation is a skill. Here’s how to be better at it

<b>Celeste Headlee</b> is a journalist, public radio host, and professional opera singer whose TED Talk on conversations has been viewed over 10 million …

Police: 5-year-old girl found in Sacramento storage facility dead for weeks

<i>This article originally appeared on KCRA.com</i>.<p>New court documents obtained by KCRA 3 reveal that a Nevada girl whose remains were found in a storage facility in Sacramento has been dead for at least almost two weeks.<p>The affidavit, written by a Reno Police Department officer, says married couple …

Crime

5 Reasons Business Owners Don't Fire Bad Employees--and 5 Bigger Reasons Why They're Wrong

Firing someone is never easy, but the consequences associated with holding on to an underperformer are far worse.<p>A bit of logic and your gut feelings tell you it's time to fire an underperforming employee, but your emotions and lack of time keep you from taking action. You're not the only one. Many …

Predatory behavior runs rampant in Facebook’s addiction support groups

Huge groups of vulnerable people looking for help are a rehab marketer’s dream<p>When Laurie Couch first joined the Affected by Addiction Support Group, a closed Facebook group with 70,000 members, she felt a sense of belonging. Here were people who understood her struggle to care for a son addicted …

16 Ways Type A People Keep Their Homes (Practically) Spotless

My young adult life has been punctuated by a number of different roommates—all of whom were varying degrees of considerate, tidy, and pleasant to be …

Cleaning

California mom of 10 says social services visited years ago

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — It's unclear whether any California government agencies had an opportunity to intervene in the years authorities claim 10 children suffered "horrific" abuse inside their suburban home. Their mother told reporters that social services interviewed the kids three years ago but …

San Francisco

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

8 Annoying Ways Your Body Changes After 40

Hot flashes, gray hair down there, and constant brain fog are frustrating—and totally normal.<p>1 Brain fog becomes an all-the-time thing<p>If you’ve been particularly forgetful lately or always seem to be looking for something you misplaced, don’t freak out and assume it’s early onset dementia. Becoming …

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment

He believed he could make the two groups sworn enemies via a series of well-timed 'frustration exercises'<p>All the boys I spoke to had an uneasy feeling about this experience. It has troubled people Author Gina Perry<p>July 1953: late one evening in the woods outside Middle Grove, New York state, three …

New York State

Friend: Mom sent 3 a.m. text days before SUV cliff crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the mothers who died when an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff sent a text two days before the wreckage was …

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Brain

Spring always feels like such a time of renewal and awakening. People often use it as a reason to “spring clean” their homes—to tidy up and make …

Marinated Grilled Shrimp Recipe

"A very simple and easy marinade that makes your shrimp so yummy you don't even need cocktail sauce! Don't let the cayenne pepper scare you, you …

This Free Online Class Teaches You How to Be a Less Toxic Person

If it were up to beloved Hollywood characters like Elle Woods, we would simply take a daily kickboxing class to boost our endorphins (which help make …

Mental Disorders

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

How to Reap the Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Health claims about the benefits of chia seeds continue to fuel their popularity. Are these claims true?<p>You don't have to rely on rumors for reliable …

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking