Lisa Smith

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'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Earn More For Your Family: Boost Your Income by Working Online

Moms that work fulltime in addition to juggling family life often face a real challenge when it comes to creating time to spend with the children. …

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

Education

Good Classroom Management Advice In The NY Times Today

What Hospitals Can Teach the Police is an excellent article in today’s New York Times.<p>It shares ideas on how many hospital staff have learned to …

Teaching

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader, Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

This Resume Mistake Makes Recruiters Cringe and Hiring Managers Dismiss You Immediately

According to several resume experts.<p>When sifting through résumés during my time as a staffing manager, it was a huge pet peeve to review bullet …

Employment

Plant-Based Diet: 5 Veggie Substitutes for Pasta

“Vegetable-based pasta” is technically a misnomer. The word “pasta” has etymologic roots in a 19th-century Italian description of wheat paste, after …

3 Secrets to Getting Plenty of Protein—Without All the Meat

Getting enough protein is a common concern that comes up when someone expresses that they’re trying to eat less meat, or even considering going …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

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The 1 Dead Giveaway That Your Boss Doesn't Care About You

These signs suggest that your boss is neglecting your relationship<p>If you're in charge of a team at work, one of your top goals this year should be improving your leadership skills.<p>Too many of us start phoning it in once we get promoted to management and leadership positions because we overestimate …

17 Easy Ways To Save Money On Food And Still Eat Well

Because there are ways to treat both yourself and your bank account well.<p>View this post on Facebook

5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

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These 8 Free Youtube Channels Are All You Need to Workout & Get in Shape

There is no shortage of workout videos online. You can find hundreds of tutorials and routines for even the most obscure workouts. From next-level …

Four Ways to Figure Out What You Really Want to Do with Your Life

We've all hit that point where we can't figure out exactly what we really want to do with our lives. It can come when you're 18 or when you're 50, …

Disney Cruise Line

Walt Disney International<p>With operations in more than 40 countries, we create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally …

This Simple Breakfast Hack Will Save You Time and Boost Your Energy All Day Long

I've recently replaced breakfast with what I call the "Green Demon."<p><i>What is the most clever life hack you've learned? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Josh Gwin, Redline Digital</b> …

An ABC List of Assessment Ideas!

Are you bored with the same types of informal assessing? For instance, are you always doing a ticket-out-the-door and need something new? I have the …

How to reduce your dementia risk in your 30s, 40s and 50s

The changes you make now could help keep your brain healthy and protect your memory in the long term…<p>Many people don't start to worry about dementia …

3 Best Practices For High Performance Decision-Making Teams

We all know that teams outperform individuals. Teams do better not only because they put more people to work on a task, but also because their diverse skills and perspectives have a multiplying effect. Teams can also be too much of a good thing — the larger the team, the more effort and overhead it …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p>In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong”, the researchers behind …

Need to Teach Something New without Boring Team Members to Tears? Use This Powerful Technique

Hint: It has absolutely nothing to do with making a presentation<p>You need to share your considerable wisdom with team members, so your first instinct is to open PowerPoint and create a presentation explaining precisely what you do. Step by step. On a lot of slides. In excruciating detail.<p>But here's …

5 Leadership Habits of Tom Brady You Would Benefit From

Great leadership is often the difference between success and failure.<p>In what will probably go down as the greatest Superbowl in the history of the American Football, Tom Brady showed outstanding leadership and just why he is the best of all time. Coming back from a 25 point deficit in the final …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

9 gear-free full-body workout exercises for a stronger, leaner you | NOLA.com

We've collaborated with New Orleans area workout pros to design a creative, do-anywhere full-body workout that requires zero gear to make it easier …

Forget The “Praise Sandwich”: Five Better Ways To Give Good Feedback

Stop reaching for unrelated compliments to sweeten your critiques. Here are some better options.<p>Giving criticism–whether by email, over the phone, or face-to-face–can always be awkward. Even if the message is basically the same, the way you deliver it plays a huge role in how well (or badly) it’s …

6 Keys To Giving Positive Feedback That Drives Better Results

A culture of recognition helps create a culture of continuous improvement<p>If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then create a culture of recognition. Everyone wants to come to work to do a good job, very few people are just doing it for the money, and if we can find ways to …