Diane Hale

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What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Your Plan for 5 Easy Dinners with Help from the Slow Cooker

When you have a hectic week on your calendar, do you properly batten down the hatches when it comes to meal plans or do you let your planning go a …

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19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important

The most important type of intelligence, Robert J. Sternberg says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human …

6 things great leaders do differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a …

Map reveals how long it takes English speakers to learn different languages

Remember when you sat your GCSE Spanish oral?<p>Remember how after five years, you still only knew ‘me gustaria visitar el biblioteca’ and ‘en la fin de …

Want to Raise Calmer, Happier Kids? Science Says This Can Help

Here are three science-backed strategies to help your children increase calmness and decrease stress. Studies show it can even improve their math scores.<p>Mindful is the new busy. Backed by science showing that mindfulness boosts everything from immunity to productivity, workplaces across the world …

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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

We’ve assembled a list of the world’s most reliable, inexpensive wines—bottles that offer amazing quality for their price year in and year …

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11 gluten-free dessert recipes that are perfect for all cozy fall gatherings

Now that fall is officially in full swing, we’re all about enjoying crisp, cozy nights staying in with our closest pals. And no fall gathering is …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Recipes for Your Next Snack Dinner

Bring your crew together over eat-anywhere dishes that are meant to be shared—whether that's at the dining table, on the patio, or in the living room.<p>…

Healthy Cilantro Avocado Chicken Salad recipe | NOLA.com

Nutrition columnist Molly Kimball explored the rotisserie chicken lineup at New Orleans area grocery stores. She notes that nutritionally these …

This 4-Ingredient High-Protein Sweet Potato Breakfast Takes 5 Minutes!

Smoothies and overnight oats are so last year. If you've become a fan of sweet potato toast, here's a little twist that offers tons of complex carbs and protein to fuel your morning, and it's gluten-free, Paleo, Whole30, and vegan. This breakfast can come together in five minutes (if you bake the …

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

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15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.<p>Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in …

7 Habits That All Great Leaders Have

These unexpected qualities set truly exceptional leaders apart from merely ordinary ones.<p>There's the popular image of great leaders involving lots of stern-faced seriousness and pointing confidently into the future, and then there's real-life great leadership. According to a host of experts, the …

5 Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Leaders have the biggest impact on employee engagement. Here are 5 simple things you can do to boost morale and increase productivity.<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32 percent. Which means that a staggering 68 percent of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or, even worse, …

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager

The trick to being a master of both skill sets is understanding the nuances that distinguish true leadership.<p>Let's get something straight: Manager and leader are <i>not</i> synonymous terms.<p>Manage implies maintaining the status quo. It's a manager's job to ensure that things go as planned and that the team …

9 Fundamentals Of Leadership Success

After 28 years as a public-school teacher, Bob Wood reluctantly left the classroom and took the helm of his elementary school. During his 10-year tenure as Principal, his team was awarded the White House’s National Blue Ribbon, a distinction granted to the top 0.3% of all elementary schools …

3 Simple Habits of Extremely Effective Leaders

Some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great. You can be too.<p>We all know leaders who work hard at their craft, and many are really good at what they do. However, some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great leaders.<p>But how exactly can you …

We need leaders with emotional intelligence

I once wrote an article about how people with outstanding academic achievement or technical brilliance can easily get hired, but brilliance will get …