Gary Mills

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5 things you should remember if you're a young boss with older employees

You are likely to be in charge of people who have a range of different skills, different personalities, and different ages.<p>At some point, you'll probably have to manage someone who is older than you. This can get a little awkward to say the least.<p>According to Juliet Hailstone, senior product …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

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10 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That Make Us Want To Stay In

Cooking poultry <i>can</i> be boring. And when you've reached your limit on baked chicken breasts and breaded thighs, where's a jaded chicken chef to turn? …

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The Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out

Publication Date: <b>January 03, 2017</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes--a direct report's anxious questions, your …

Management

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions

Start the year off on the right foot.<p>With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of …

Motivation

CEOs Agree—This Morning Habit Is the Key to Success

The average adult makes about 35,000 decisions—<i>every day.</i> Yes, if you've ever felt like your mind is a snow globe that's been turned upside down, …

Hungry Girl: My Healthy Bread Pudding Is Basically Happiness in a Mug

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also</i> …

4 Things Every Leader Needs To Learn

Nothing really prepares you to be a leader. In most cases, you get the opportunity to lead by being good at something else. However, while being a strong performer gives you the <i>credibility</i> to lead, it says nothing about your <i>ability</i> to lead. Leadership is a skill in its own right and, for the most …

Leadership

13 Signs You’re a Good—Or Bad—Boss

Chances are you’ve had a boss that made you excited to come to work every morning. Chances are you’ve also had a boss that made you dread the day ahead. But when you’re the big...

Warm Your Belly With This Easy Crockpot Curry Chicken Recipe

<i>Using Paleo-friendly ingredients, our friends at PaleoHacks created a curry recipe that is sure to fill your belly with best spices and flavors India has to offer.</i><p>Ah, curry. Just the mere mention of that word is enough to get my olfactory senses tingling with eager anticipation! This spectacular …

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Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Productivity

15 Slow Cooker Bread Pudding Recipes Perfect for Breakfast or Dessert

Imagine waking up on a chilly Sunday morning and remembering that you started slow cooker cinnamon roll bread pudding before bed. Your house will smell <i>magnificent,</i> and you’ll have a warm and comforting breakfast to go with your cup of coffee. This scenario may sound like you’re still dreaming, but …

Leadership and behavior: Mastering the mechanics of reason and emotion

A Nobel Prize winner and a leading behavioral economist offer common sense and counterintuitive insights on performance, collaboration, and …

11 ways to outsmart your brain and be a better leader

Lisa Kepinski, Founder and Director, Inclusion Institute<p>Tinna Nielsen, Anthropologist and Founder, Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness<p>Good …

How the Smartest Leaders Use Humility as a Weapon--to Improve Their Team

Turns out, the best leaders are humble. Here's how they do it.<p>Confidence -- we're all attracted to it in great leaders. But take one wrong step and we find arrogance.<p>Enter humility.<p>This often misunderstood word first struck me in the context of leadership when Jim Collins mentioned it in his …

Leadership

Managing People Doesn't Have to Suck

6 min read<p>Being a manager sucks. You have so many projects, looming deadlines, difficult personalities—and it’s your responsibility to oversee every person at your company or on your team. You don’t get to dream up big ideas and deliver them on your own. You manage people now. That’s what you do.<p>If …

Leadership