Kaily Patterson

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6 Warning Signs That You're Failing as a Leader and How to Avoid It

We all have things that erode our progress. Learn what is making you fail as a leader and then learn how to avoid it.<p>Leadership is necessarily a matter of growth and learning. You cannot become what you need by remaining what you are.<p>Your personal growth and development as a leader will likely be …

Beginning Runners: 7 Myths You Should Know

Perhaps you searched websites and purchased a few specialty running magazines to help you get off to a strong start. That's generally a solid approach when it comes to learning about something new, but there are some pervasive myths that could confuse you as a beginning runner. Here are just a few …

Myths

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

America’s First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras

Here’s a photograph of Jessie Tarbox Beals, America’s first female photojournalist, with her camera on a street a century ago. While most female …

11 Simple Strategies to Blow Through Procrastination and Get Things Done

Struggling getting started? Here are 11 ways to blow through procrastination and get into productive action.<p><i>“I know I need to do</i> X<i>, but I just can’t seem to get myself to do it.”</i><p>This is a comment that a business coaching client shared with me a short while ago.<p>It’s a common problem, one that over …

How Highly Successful People Deal With Depression

In the last piece, a handful of psychologists weighed in on whether the super-successful C-suite crowd may suffer from depression disproportionately. And they seem to, for reasons that are counterintuitive, but pretty logical once you think about them. The related issue is how highly-successful …

How to Enable Offline Maps in the Google Maps App

I wanted to give the tool a try to see how well it would serve as a guide when the Internet has betrayed me. To my surprise, OK Maps is remarkably easy to use. The only major downside I found was that saved maps are well, just maps: raw, downright simple maps.<p>Guess what! Google Maps has a hidden …

Google Maps

How To Stop Making Your Busy Schedule An Excuse To Be Unhealthy

No matter how much you may <i>want</i> to make healthy choices, it can feel like there simply isn’t time. When running out the door, it’s easier to grab a …

The Social Sector's Glass Ceiling: Why Women In Leadership Jobs Matter

Two weeks ago, the Pew Research Center released the results of a national survey on women and leadership – results that still show major challenges in public life and the corporate C-suite for women in the U.S.<p>We all know the big scores: 44-0 for the U.S. Presidency and the noted dearth (just 4.6% …

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

25 Quotes to Inspire Your Afternoons and Increase Productivity

Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do this afternoon.<p>Many people struggle to remain productive in the afternoon. After lunch, they become sluggish and begin putting off the tasks they need to do. Their mind wanders and they often find unimportant things to do, like searching Facebook or …

Caliper Study Identifies Six Personality Traits of High-Performing Women Leaders

It's natural to look at someone like Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer, or any of the other super successful women out there and wonder, <i>How did she get there?</i> Sure, hard work was involved—that part we know. But what is the secret sauce that some women have that makes them particularly suited to lead? …

Four key leadership lessons from top female executives

Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to deliver tangible and intangible advantages. A recent analysis by …

What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be?

It’s the question missing from so much of leadership development: “What kind of leader do you <i>want</i> to be?”<p>We facilitate and encourage self-awareness among up-and-coming leaders (what kind of leader you are), get them to map their journeys so far (what has made you the leader you are), share …

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader

Everyone makes mistakes, but leaders are accountable to a much higher standard for theirs. Avoid the following seven common mistakes made by leaders.<p>Leadership is a tricky path, and for inexperienced leaders, it can be intimidating. While every person's leadership style is unique, and no approach …

How to Develop Women As Leaders

The world is changing at an alarming pace thanks to new technology, deregulated global markets, the increasingly social nature of interactions and the shifting demographics of many high-powered industries. Businesses, families and society in general need leaders to help navigate the shifting and …

Women Leaders

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

Workouts

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

MacBook Air

18 Quotes That Will Awaken Your Inner Boss

A 2012 biological study found that the color green had a mysterious motivational power, both physical and psychological. So get yourself some green Post-Its and write down these words from women who have and continue to — in various empowering and emboldening ways ­— rule. Obviously. For more ways …

Just some inspiring quotes about work and success to kickstart your week

“I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty …

Motivation