Kristina Shepard

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7 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits

<i>How to Turn Your Intentions into Actions and Accomplish What Matters Most to You</i>Achieving our goals takes more than good intentions. You have to take</i> …

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best. I returned to Japan, where I was working, and tried to forget about it. The tumors returned a year later, this time in my liver. After a long search, the surgeons found a new …

Are You Confusing Leadership and Control?

<i>4 Ways You Can Become a Person of Influence</i>I often hear leaders, particularly younger ones, complaining about their lack of control in various …

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge and feel less overwhelmed, more proactive, and get finished what you started. One 30 minute exercise per …

How to Write Great Job Descriptions

Job descriptions are marketing documents, and writing great ones is an art and not a science. Most job descriptions read like something out of a …

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

7 traits Facebook found when it looked at its best managers

When it comes time to hire or promote someone into management, Facebook has come up with a checklist of what you should be looking for in a leader. …

Here’s a proven template for firing an FMLA abuser

A recent lawsuit and subsequent courtroom battle provides a valuable lesson in how to terminate a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) abuser while …