James Sharpless

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Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different

For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead.<p>New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to …

Profit

Organic Plant Protein Smooth Unflavored 226 gram (888) 244-8948 by Garden of Life

Organic Plant Protein is a Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified plant protein supplement that is different to any other protein in the …

Top 101 Mind-Blowing Failure Quotes To Achieve Success In Your Life

There is no one in the world who achieved success without experiencing the taste of failure, if there is anyone who achieved success without testing …

Motivation

Ten Phrases That Are Killing Your Resume

Imagine if your job required you to read other people’s resumes all day long? You’d go out of your mind. It would be fun reading resumes if people wrote interesting things about themselves, but almost all of us have been trained since childhood not to do that.<p>We write our resumes in a horrible …

Employment

Will These Mysterious Photos Ever Be Explained ?

<b>10 Mysterious Photos That Cannot Be Explained.</b><p>A picture is said to be worth a thousand words, though fact versus fable can be difficult to determine …

Paranormal

Managing Upward: A Key Part Of Being A Really Useful Manager For Your People

The most important part of being a great boss is focusing on the people who work for you. Perhaps the second most important element is learning to effectively manage upward. Doing this well can be a great help to the people that work for you.<p>Even the CEO works for the Chair of the Board, and the …

Time I

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R) | Inc.com

Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with employees, and carrying out the plans everyone discussed as a …

Leadership

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

Self-improvement

A leadership expert says most bosses are missing this one crucial quality

Over time, Bates, the CEO of Bates Communications, pinpointed 15 distinct traits and behaviors that comprise executive presence.<p>Together, they form "the qualities of a leader that engage, inspire, align, and move people to act."<p>Those 15 facets — and how to develop them — are the subject of Bates' …

My 3 Biggest Leadership Mistakes (and How I Fixed Them) | Inc.com

Much has been written about what it takes to become a successful leader. There is no shortage of books, courses, and columns like this that purport to share the secrets of success. If the concept of leadership has been so closely analyzed, scrutinized, and proselytized, why then are good leaders so …

Leadership

Here's Why My Boss Wanted Me to Fail

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

"I wanted an on-the-go oatmeal bar without the artificial ingredients of commercial bars. This is the base for the bars, a recipe easily modified to …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Overnight | Men's Health

<b>1. Lift weights at night.</b><p>After work, head straight from your desk to the dumbbell rack and you can boost your metabolic rate for 16 hours, according to the <i>International Journal of Sport Nutrition</i>.<p><b>2. Upgrade your protein shake.</b><p>Feed your hungry muscles by trading whey for casein in your post-workout …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Parenting in the Digital Age of Pornography

Recently something unexpected, but groundbreaking caught people's attention: As of spring 2016, <i>Playboy</i> magazine -- the publication that titillated men and adolescent boys for decades -- will no longer publish the nude and semi-nude photos of women that made it famous.<p>"You're now one click away from …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

Is it time to rethink recycling?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Criticize recycling and you may as well be using a fume-spewing chainsaw to chop down ancient redwoods, as far as most environmentalists are concerned. But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the …

Slow Parenting & The Gift of Boredom

Often, when I hear my children complain "I'm bored" or "That's boring" - I feel myself getting triggered. I get reactively annoyed, thinking: "How can they be so spoiled? All the toys and activities I arrange, all the abundance in their lives - and still it's not enough?!"<p>But then, I try to remind …

How to Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee

Nothing is more costly to an organization’s culture than a toxic employee. Research shows that rudeness is like the common cold — it’s contagious, spreads quickly, and anyone can be a carrier.<p>Dylan Minor, a visiting assistant professor at Harvard Business School, and Michael Housman, chief …

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

10 Lessons Learned by An Agile Coach in 2015

Hi guys,<p>During last weeks I had an opportunity to do a personal retrospective about my own learnings in 2015 and I must admit that 2015 was rich in …

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

Maybe We Need To Think About Workplace Actualization

To have purpose in one’s work is to achieve what we might coin “workplace actualization”.<p>You may be familiar with Abraham Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs,” where at the top of society’s (arguably) most famous triangle rests the level known as <i>self-actualization</i>. Maslow depicted the hierarchy of needs …

Team Building

30 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During a Job Interview

Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished, and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, …

Why humans find it hard to do away with religion

The new atheists decry religion as a poisonous set of lies. But what if a belief in the supernatural is natural?<p>An American scientist visiting the …

Oxford University Press

Revealed: The simple science behind how to spot a liar

A Harvard psychologist explains the tell-tale signs to watch out for if you suspect someone is lying to you<p>A flushed expression, a lack of eye contact and hesitancy are considered tell-tale signs by some for spotting a liar but now an expert has revealed other subtler signs you should watch out for.<p>…

5 Things the People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents. In fact, whenever I’m reviewing a resume, I always ask permission before I mark it up. Who am I to edit your …

How to Write the Perfect Job Resume | Men's Health

These applicant tracking systems whittle down hundreds of candidates and only pass along the top 10 to hiring managers, Goodman says.<p>“Five years ago, about 30 percent of companies were using this kind of software,” says Goodman. “Now, it’s about 90 percent.”<p>So that means you’re writing your résumé …

The revolutionary conflict of our civilization is being televised

There are those who are just fine with all of the above, who simply proclaim “these things are gonna happen,” but there are those of us who feel …