Krista Heist

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The One Thing You Can Do to Create 100% Engagement in Your Company

Check out this company's dramatic improvement in overall productivity and performance, and the one simple thing they did to make it happen.<p>Gallup does a monthly poll on the business buzzword "Engagement" - a measure of people actually working instead of going through the motions. Last month it was …

What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

How inclusive or exclusive should organizations be when developing their employees’ talents? In a world of unlimited resources, organizations would surely invest in everyone. After all, as Henry Ford is credited as saying, “the only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is …

Human Resources

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Grout

You’ll be grouting like a pro in no time<p>So your tiles are installed in a perfect grid or chevron pattern. Now it’s time to finish up the job with an application of grout. While it’s certainly not the most luxurious material you’ll use in a renovation, grout plays a big role in the final look of …

How Much You Have to Save Each Month to Become a Millionaire in 10 Years

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're not</i> …

The Simple Rule That Tells You Where to Put Your Retirement Money

IRAs. Roth IRAs. 401(k)s. SEP IRAs. Simple IRAs.<p>Considering all the different types of retirement accounts can get a little dizzying. With all these …

Retirement

Three Jobs Business Leaders Should Never Delegate

Delegation is critical for business leaders to achieve work-life balance, but there are some responsibilities that shouldn’t be assigned to someone else. It’s not always easy to determine which commitments you should retain to keep the business running smoothly or preserve your peace of mind and …

Outsourcing

6 Leadership Tools Great Leaders Keep On Their Desk

The environment in which you work greatly affects your attitude, productivity, and ability to focus. Great leaders know this. And in order to be the …

Notepads

12 ways to maximize a small living room

Don’t let square feet hold you back. Here are a few tricks to gain back space in a small living room<p>When space is limited, decorating a small living room can seem like a difficult task. Being one of the central hubs of the home, most want a space that can serve a number of functions, from …

Living Rooms

7 Ways to Hack Your Way to More Storage in the Living Room

A living room closet is a godsend, a convenient place to cram all your belongings so your living room can be clutter-free for relaxing and …

The 4 Traits You Need to Be a Great Leader

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leverage OneNote in your company by using it to manage projects: an intro

Keeping projects under control and on track is critical to the successful business. Although all businesses have projects, not every business has …

There Are 7 Types of Ultra-Likable Leaders: Which One Are You?

As you scan the horizon looking for the next best class of Millennial leaders, make sure they fall into one (or all) of these categories.<p>First the bad news: 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop their leadership pipeline. But only <i>40 percent</i> believe their current pool of …

Leadership

9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder Higher AND Faster

The 9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder (Higher AND Faster)<p>Posted at in Leadership by Oriane Perrin<p>Whether you’re at the bottom of …

Self-improvement

Confirmed: Mysterious ancient Maya book, Grolier Codex, is genuine

900-year-old astronomy guide is oldest known book written in the Americas.<p>In a rare reversal, archaeologists have determined that a Maya book written …

Archaeology

How To Get Rid Of Back Fat And Underarm Flab With These 4 Quick Exercises

And, can I ask you a quick favor – just stop winning on how uncomfortable and ugly you are and start practicing these extremely effective exercises. …

Exercise

32 thrifty ways you can improve your home on a budget

If you're anything like us, even when you've finished decorating your house completely, you'll still be tempted to tweak and look for ways to …

Are You a Good Boss? (Infographic)

Being a good boss requires both management and leadership skills.<p>Peter Drucker says "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."<p>To be a good boss we need to have both leadership and management skills, in order to lead our teams to achieve great results.<p>Of the two, …

How to Build a DIY Wood-Burning Brick Pizza Oven

Achieve the pinnacle of pizza making.<p>The best tasting pizza is cooked in a wood-burning pizza oven built out of brick. It's been that way for years, but we continue to cook our pizza in standard ovens and settle for soggy or burnt pizza. If you take your pizza seriously, consider building your own …

Nazi U-boat photographed off North Carolina coast 72 years after it sank

A Nazi submarine which sank off the coast of North Carolina 72 years ago has been pictured for the first time, showing how the vessel has remained as a remarkably intact tomb for the 45 sailors onboard.<p>The U-boat, U-576, had been dispatched to the American coast to hunt Allied cargo ships.<p>Captained …

5 Skills Needed For Real Estate investing

One of the most common questions asked regarding real estate investing is, “how do I get started?” or “what do I need to know?” Real estate investing …

Soylent’s Advertising Sounds a Lot Like Thinspo

Marketed as a way to ‘stop eating,’ Silicon Valley’s miracle food has been glamorized by ‘pro-ana’ websites. Eating-disorder experts say even the …

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

3 Great Ways to Force Yourself to Be More Grateful (and a Lot Happier)

Most of us have amazing family members, friends, and other loved ones who love us back. Learn to appreciate what a gift that is. Most of us have good …

Happiness

Forget Empowerment and Engagement – This Is How You Motivate Employees

Back in the ‘90s, I took a job at a Dallas-based microprocessor company named Cyrix. Anyone who visited us understood our mission, thanks to the …

The 1 Behavior That Makes Good Leaders Into Great Ones

Here's what every company should know about this pillar of exceptional human behavior, and how it can lower turnover and produce high performers.<p>Leaders, founders, and heads of HR trying have been wrestling for years with the question, "How can I create a great workplace?"<p>To answer that question, …

This Shortcut to Success Could Save You Decades

Surprisingly, very few people take advantage of it.<p><i>What's the most badass life hack? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brandon Lee, entrepreneur, investor, optimist, on Quora:</b><p>Hands down, it's</b> …

What It Takes To Become A Future C-Level Leader

Cappelli and Hamori conducted research to understand the changing characteristics of executives from 1980 to 2001. In just roughly 20 years, a lot had changed in terms of what it took to get to the top of an organization. With the increased pace of innovation, the degree of technological change, …

Leadership

Here's Your Millennial Leadership Guide For Success

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …