Jamie Eshelman Vasquez

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

17 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes for Leaders and Managers | Inc.com

As we all know, being a leader is not easy. Managers and leaders alike have to coordinate multiple facets of an organization, seamlessly keeping it on its feet no matter what obstacles you might encounter.<p>For those inevitable moments when leading gets tough, it's necessary for leaders to take some …

Motivation

25+ Hilarious Mother's Day Gifts For the Moms of Toddlers

Being the mom of a toddler is a struggle. It means dealing with not only their best moments but also their worst, and there isn't enough coffee or wine in the world on some days to get through toddler-mom life in one piece. However, for the mamas to a toddler (or two), these unique and hilarious …

5 Characteristics of a Great Leader

Here are five critical qualities of great leaders and how they can help you be a great leader -- or colleague, or family member, or friend -- as well.<p>…

Leadership

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Emotional Intelligence
Leadership

The year's most popular articles on leadership.

Top ten on leadership | 2016<p>The year’s most popular articles on leadership<p>Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books …

Here's How To Get A Healthy Work Life Balance (And Actually Stick With It)

Everyone talks about getting a better work life balance, but have you noticed that it's rarely in a good context? We all complain about needing a …

Self-improvement

Quick and Easy Recipes For Beginners

Not the next Gordon Ramsay? Have no fear. Rather than resort to takeout, why not save money and put your kitchen to use by whipping up an epic home-cooked meal? From quick dinners to potluck dishes to mouth-watering desserts, we’ve got you covered. Check out this mega list of easy-peasy recipes. …

Cooking

Gardens: Alys Fowler’s top 25 indestructible plants

Fill tricky spots and barren corners with a blanket of blooms all summer<p>No more excuses, no more bare, broken concrete, no more empty beds denuded of life, no more forgotten corners. Even if you’re just calling it home for the summer, even if you’ll never have your name on the deeds, even if you …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County

Carrot Cake for Two

If you avoid baking a cake because there aren't enough people in your home to help you eat it, then we have the solution: Make just one slice. We've …

Step-By-Step Tips for How to Breastfeed

When my daughter was born, just past midnight on a snowy Saturday, I was elated. But as the hospital room bustled with doctors, nurses and family, I …

Pregnancy

Toddler Tantrums: 18 Ways Parents Deal With Kids Playing Up In Public

'Gin. Always gin.'<p>A toddler's tantrum is one of those stages of parenting that makes you want to pull your hair out.<p>What makes it even worse? When …

Hacking

10 Signs You Really Are a Leader (and Might Not Know It) | Inc.com

We often feel that to be a leader you need to be born a leader, or be drawn to leadership, or have a leader-ly position.<p>We think of leadership as a title that has to be deserved or earned.<p>But leaders are rarely, if ever, born. If we had to isolate a factor that creates leaders, it's probably some …

Leadership

5 Discipline Tips for When Time-Outs Don't Work

If you're searching for discipline help because time-outs just aren't working, here are five expert tips for a more positive approach.<p>Shutterstock<p>At …

Parenting

Great Leaders Stand Out

"Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others." - Jon Gordon<p>What makes a great leader? There is no shortage of advice on the characteristics, qualities, and attributes that make up a great leader. Leadership is a choice and something …

Leadership

Boob Care Tips From An Expert

Breastfeeding? You'll want to read this. And even if you're still pregnant, guess what? You can start to battle sagging, soreness and stretch marks …

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

Leadership

6 Radical Parenting Ideas to Consider for Your Kids

These parenting strategies may seem counterintuitive, but keeping kids safe is not about sheltering them. Kids need risk and conflict—in …

The Massive Difference between Negative and Positive Leadership

Much that is written about leaders these days seems to be negative: they are incompetent, arrogant, unethical, greedy, the list goes on and on.<p>No …

Leadership

Want Smart, Happy Kids? Science Says You Should Do the Opposite of What You're Doing | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You want your kids to have a better life than you.<p>Of course you do.<p>You need them to be more intelligent than you, especially as you've made some dubious personal and financial decisions and you …

London School of Economics

11 Brilliant IKEA Hacks for Baby Nurseries & New Parents

I don't have any kids, but I imagine when I do, I'm going to have a "Disneyland" rule for their first Swedish flat-pack shopping trip: It's not worth …

Hacking

22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader

Want to be a laudable leader? Study these characteristics -- and the wise words of leaders who strive to embody them.<p>This story appears in the March 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from</i> …

Leadership

4 Ways to Develop Great Leaders in Your Company | Inc.com

Finding the next great leader of your company is one challenge that every major business leader faces. The search involves too many variables that busy leaders often struggle to find time to consider. The result is often a dysfunctional process that can lead to giving the wrong candidate the …

Team Building

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager | Inc.com

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 meets expectations. Leading, on the other hand, has an inherent forward progression. Leaders encourage …

Employment
Parenting

The Dark Side To Workplace Happiness

With stress related absences on the rise in workplaces, due to poor communication, lack of manager support, conflict in workplaces and fear of losing our jobs, is it realistic to expect employees to feel happy at work? As countries around the world celebrate International Happiness Day and a …

Happiness

The #1 Most Important Leadership Trait Worldwide [New Research]

Discover the surprising leadership trait that people all around the world consider to be most important.

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 …

Employment