Kathy Karambu

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How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Effective Weight Loss

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

How to Easily Shoot High-End Product Photography Using Light Trails

I've never been one for artificial light in my photography, and it's an issue that many photographers come across when leaving that oh, so beautiful …

How One Bad Business Idea Can Ruin Your Company

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

How To Train Your Mind Not To Wander While Reading - PsyBlog

Paying attention to what you are reading can be hard — especially in this age of endless distraction.<p>Practising meditation can help improve your …

Why babies all over the world are now sleeping in boxes

<b>Nearly three years ago, the Magazine reported on the Finnish baby box - a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys the state gives to expectant mothers. The story went viral and was read by 10 million people in 18 months. Now the box idea itself is spreading around the world.</b><p>It's a tradition that …

Bible charity vows to continue translation work after murders of four employees

The murders of four translators working to bring the Bible to obscure languages in the Middle East earlier this month won't stop the charity behind the effort from its work, officials said.<p>The four unidentified translators, who worked secretly for Wycliffe Associates, a Florida non-profit dedicated …

Tips for Using Telephoto Lenses

Birding is one of the most popular hobbies in the world (almost as popular as photography), and when I was a park ranger I learned two tips from …

Nature Photography

23 tips for a successful garden

The decision to begin a garden feels a bit like what I imagine the decision to skydive or bungee jump feels like: You’re excited! You have a vision! …

Gardening

Choosing Your Leadership Style? Start with The 5 Must-Have Traits

Whether you are the owner of a business or without a leadership title, you can choose the type of leader you want to be. There is a lot of research …

Motherhood stole my identity. Other women brought it back

Growing up, I never dreamed about becoming a mother. Instead my fantasies revolved around bylines and books. As I got older, I dedicated much of my energy to getting my writing career off the ground—waking up at 5 am to write fiction before turning to my paying work, and sending submissions to …

Parenting

How to spot a scam on your smartphone

The funny thing about smartphones is that they make us feel smart. We might even fool ourselves into thinking smartphones can protect us from getting scammed.<p>One recent study found people are three times as likely to respond to spam texts or e-mails received via smartphone, rather than by desktop …

3 Mistakes Parents Make with Technology

Can you believe that there was a time when people didn’t spend hours of their day staring into glowing screens? Phones never left the house, …

8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model of a leader, always commanded respect, and was able to get the most voluntarily from everyone all the time. Every entrepreneur and business executive I know wants to emulate that boss, but …

Leadership

4 Social Media Sites Small Businesses Should Use More Often

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’ve likely already tapped into Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest to push your brand. Sure, these networks work great, but there are others out there that can …

Social Media

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want To Be More Successful

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty even if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the …

Seven Ways Leaders Earn Their Teammates' Respect

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve just accepted a supervisory job which I’ll begin next week.<p>I know the people I will be supervising. They don’t work on my team. I’m moving to a new team as I begin my new job. I like all of the people in the team but they have a lot more experience with their areas of expertise than I …

Career Development

20 Free Vintage Spring Landscape Printable Images

(10) (11) and (12) from La Lumiere the Light La Luca are all collected from the same vintage book, another perfect trio to display together! <i><br>To</i> …

Watch out for the dark side of charismatic leaders

In a recent leadership session I conducted with a number of senior executives, we talked about the importance of charisma as a way of connecting with people and getting them to hear a leader's message. Several asked whether charisma is always positive or whether there is a potential dark side that …

Leadership

4 Very Different Types of Relationships That Must Be Healthy for You to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The relationships in your life can take your business to new levels of success, or they can make you want to quit entrepreneurship entirely. Often, we struggle in our business, and different areas of our lives, and don’t make the …

Relationships

Five Things Your Employees Are Unhappy About

I get a lot of mail from HR leaders and department managers who have questions about employee satisfaction. Since few if any business schools or HR training programs teach people about fear and trust, many leaders are confused.<p>They think of their employees’ satisfaction on the job as a quantity …

The Workplace

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 …

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

These power words are always in the toolkit of great leaders.<p>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 …

RX1R II: The Perfect Travel Camera

In 1988, The Sugarcubes debut album “Life’s Too Good” was getting heavy rotation in my college dorm and served as an introduction to the quirky …

The 50 Most Delicious Spring Soups

5 Simple Ways To Be A More Valuable Leader

It would be difficult, if not impossible, to count the number of books and articles written over the years on the subject of leadership. What’s not so hard is figuring out what they all have in common.<p>You can do all the reading you like on the subject, but at the end of the day, what you’ll likely …

Leadership

Rwanda’s Kagame is immunizing himself against difficult human rights questions

Too many African leaders want to spend the rest of their lives as president.<p>But Rwandan strongman Paul Kagame also wants to make sure that he won’t spend the rest of his life in prison.<p>That’s why Kagame just pushed through two changes in our country’s constitution: The first allows him to serve …

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Times Square

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How Adults Can Encourage Kids To Be Original Thinkers

When I first read <i>Originals</i> I couldn't help but take notes. What I jotted down was essentially a to-do list for how I could be more creative, how I could think up and then communicate new ideas.<p>But the book — written by Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania …

Creativity

5 Reasons Why You Need Boundaries in Your Relationships and Life

Have you been feeling drained, tired, stressed out, and exhausted? Do you feel under appreciated, unseen, and unsupported? If so, it may be that you need to learn how to set some boundaries in your life and relationships.<p>So why exactly do you need boundaries in your relationships and life? Here are …

Relationships