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Conflict Resolution Tips: Don’t Assume You Know What Someone Will Do

Have you ever seen or been involved in a conflict conversation where one person said: “I knew that you were going to say that!”<p>If you have, you …

4 Ways To Build Leaders, Not Followers

Is your leadership style creating leaders or just encouraging followers? Here are some tips on how to encourage your employees to live up to their potential.<p>In the business world, there is a lot of discussion about leadership. Very often, I find these discussions are really about how to lead</b> …

Be a Respectful Listener

Notice I didn’t say “active listening”. Because this isn’t a post about active listening. We all know that stuff, right? Eye contact, body language, …

5 Tips To Create A Positive First Impression

<i>“I think I blew it with the new vice president,”</i> moaned my coaching client. <i>“I was drowning in paperwork when she walked through our department introducing herself. I was so distracted I could hardly get my own name out of my mouth. On top of that, I was wearing jeans while the VP and just about</i> …

What 8 Highly Successful People Wish They Had Done Differently

New York City's Mayor Bloomberg might believe that the secret to success is never taking lunch or bathroom breaks, but many successful people would disagree with him. Looking back on their careers, quite a few high-powered business leaders, politicians and entertainers say they wish they hadn't …

Can Every Conflict Be Resolved?

I often get asked if every conflict can be resolved. Since I work with leaders and teams to resolve workplace conflicts and to build the confidence …

18 Great Bits of Wisdom for Working Women

I find that good advice is needed at every juncture of one’s career — whether just starting out or having climbed up the proverbial ladder of success. Having co-written a book of career advice, <i>Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Techniques to Get Noticed, Hired and Rewarded at Work,</i> I not …

3 Simple, Powerful Things Leaders Can Do To Inspire People To Do Great Things

Lately I’ve been thinking about the simple things leaders do, or fail to do, that have profound impact on their employees’ perception of them, and on their employees’ commitment and productivity.<p>Then recently I was speaking with someone who mentioned how a leader in her organization had recently …

7 Signs You're in Over Your Head

Does it always seem like you're making excuses? Herding cats? Spinning your wheels? You just might be a deadbeat leader.<p>You might not believe this, but probably the biggest problem in the business world is when leaders don't lead. When people in charge don't take charge. They have the title, the …

27 Business Leaders Name Their Favorite Books Ever

Many of them cite books — whether strategy guides or novels — that inspired them or changed the way they think.

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How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

Look on the Bright Side: Optimism Can Boost Your Performance

<i>By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City)</i><p>By now, you’ve probably heard about how women are more risk averse than men, and this could be one reason why …

7 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job

I've often heard that you can't half-ass a startup. While that's true, not every entrepreneur has saved up between six and 24 months worth of living …

10 Ways To Be More Productive

Productivity. It's one of those things that is more of a necessity in life than a skill. But how much do we actually try to enhance the way in which we accomplish things?<p>I can still remember being a kid and thinking, "Wow, life will be so much easier when I'm an adult!" Little did I know how much …

Time Management

Do You Use Mental Techniques? 4 Reasons Why They’re Not Working | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Mental training techniques are all the rage right now. I’m going to present a contrarian view. It’s been my experience from working with athletes …

3 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Wouldn't it be nice if it were illegal for anyone to knowingly convey false or misleading information about nutrition in print or on TV? Alas, it may …

The Nutritional Differences Between Fresh and Frozen Food Explained

It's pretty common knowledge that you're going to get the most nutritional bang for your buck from fresh vegetables and fruits, but AsapSCIENCE …

The Food Ties That Bind: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2013 Conference

Last month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held its annual conference (The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, also known as FNCE) in Houston, Texas. This week, Dietitians for Professional Integrity -- an advocacy group co-founded by 14 dietitians that advocates for the Academy to cut …

How to get ahead in ... dietetics and nutrition

Advising patients on healthy eating is a varied role, and with obesity on the rise, the responsibilites of a dietician are growing<p>There isn't a more rewarding job in the world, according to Rachel Cooke. "I know I couldn't have chosen a better career. No two days are ever the same", she says. "I …

The Fit 5: Nutrition Myths

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How to avoid holiday weight gain?

Christmas ale and easy roasted chestnuts<p>The seasonal temptation to eat like it’s our last few days on earth is already in full swing. Matters aren’t …

Yumbox - nutritional lunch made easy

Are you part of the bento lunch revolution? I have been teetering on the edge for a while now but I think this product may just be the deciding …

Healthy Eating

Miley Cyrus Looks Super Fit In Crop Top And Spandex Leggings

Miley Cyrus practically lived in leggings and tiny tees when she transformed her body with the help of Pilates classes back in 2012, and she looks as fit as ever.<p>On Tuesday (Jan. 7), she stepped out in a belly baring crop top and spandex leggings while taking her dog for a walk, inspiring us to …

Sony: Nagging fitness trackers are not the future

Smart wearables shouldn’t be about nagging fitness trackers like the Fitbit or Nike FuelBand according to Sony, but should be about the fun - a market the company thinks it can dominate.<p>The plethora of activity trackers, which have been battling for attention at the vast Consumer Electronics Show …

7 Fitness Hacks to Help Burn More Calories Each Week

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

Motivation

Fit Links: The Introvert's Guide To Exercise, How Your Fridge Can Help You Lose Weight And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>Not everyone wants to let loose in a Zumba class or gab with a group on a long run. So what's an introverted fitness fanatic to do? …