Kimberly Merchant

11 Flips | 1 Magazine | 126 Likes | 29 Following | 1 Follower | @KimberlyMer24ho | Keep up with Kimberly Merchant on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kimberly Merchant”

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Marvel Edition

<i>Oh hey, it’s the start of summer—and for some that means a new season of blockbusters playing in overly air conditioned theaters. We’ve been spoiled already with some pretty big hits in the multiplex, thanks to a little company named Marvel. Black Panther</i> <i>neared $700M last weekend</i> <i>and Avengers:</i> …

Comics

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People | Inc.com

A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same search on Amazon landed me with more than 100,000 possibilities.<p>With endless resources, the question of …

Leadership

Disney, Netflix, and the growing suckiness of the video streaming era

Congratulations to all you idiots who have been rooting for the era of cord cutting and cable unbundling. All of your fondest dreams are coming true, as it seems just about everything will now be available on video streaming services.<p>Unfortunately, this is going to make something as basic as …

TV

Sad Study Shows Most of Your Friends Don’t Actually Like You

You know those people you call your "friends"? Yeah, they may not actually deserve that label. Because chances are, a good chunk of them don't …

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

6 Common Things Good Managers Do to Create Engaged Teams

Good managers create and boost employee engagement. A lot of managers have room for improvement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a manager, you have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. Employee engagement is ultimately a <i>viral</i> …

These are the two conversations every boss should have with their employees to create the perfect team

In her book, "Radical Candor: Be A Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity," former Apple and Google executive, Kim Scott, details the best ways a manager can get the most out of his or her team. Scott says there are two key conversations every manager should have with his or her employees to …

Artist builds gentle giants from scrap wood and hides them throughout his city

Thomas Dambo is a scavenger artists who transforms scrap wood into giant sculptures resembling friendly creatures.<p>In his latest project, he hid six …