Lisa Burns

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Why Company Culture Goes Bad -- And How To Fix It

Dear Liz,<p>I started working for my current organization four years ago.<p>I was hired as the Credit Manager. Two years ago I moved over to Compensation and Benefits.<p>I took a one-year leave of absence when I had my daughter.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>When I came back to work I noticed huge changes in the culture …

Leadership

Yoga poses for thyroid conditions

Yoga is an accessible, low-impact exercise that reduces stress and supports well-being. Could yoga help treat thyroid problems?<p>The thyroid is a small …

Add These 7 Wellness Apps to Your Daily Self-Care Routine ASAP

Our busy schedules don't always allow us to drop into a much-needed yoga class, but that's no excuse to make your personal wellness any less of a priority. Luckily, there's an app for almost everything — including for yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and overall self-care. Ahead are some of our …

Meditation

7 Beginner Yoga Poses to Get You Through Your First Class

[caption id="attachment_65216" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Twenty20[/caption]If you’re a yoga newbie, it’s completely normal to feel …

Yoga

Before The Shape of Water, there was the brilliant novella Mrs. Caliban

While moviegoers spent the end of 2017 entranced by Guillermo del Toro’s interspecies love story <i>The Shape of Water</i>, the literary community was busy …

The Books About the Holocaust That Changed My Life

I have always fancied myself an amateur World War II historian. I have been fascinated with that war since I was a child and my grandfather, a WWII …

Books

Peter Carey deserves the Nobel Prize in Literature for lifting the heart

There are some novelists who lift the heart through sheer exuberance and generosity on the page. Laurence Sterne was the first (in that most singular of one-offs, Tristram Shandy). Charles Dickens is another. Peter Carey belongs in that same zestful company.<p>A Long Way from Home, the 14th novel by …

Literature

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

7 Inspiring Books Perfect for New Year, New You

Whether you feel like your whole life is stuck in a rut, or you just want to pick up a few new hobbies, these books will help you jump into the shiny …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

The Best Yoga Apps For Finding Some Zen This Year

Yoga is the ideal workout for introverts because it's quiet, meditative, and requires very little interaction with other humans — but going to a …

Apps

Jeff Bezos: Ask Yourself 1 Question to Make Truly Important Decisions (and Avoid Lifelong Regrets) | Inc.com

Regret is a funny thing.<p>When we think about something major we want to do -- start a business, change careers, move, etc. -- we think about how much we'll regret making that decision if it doesn't work out. We're afraid we'll regret doing what we want to do. The path seems uncertain, the future …

Positive Thinking

These 13 YA Books Should Be on Every Adult's Reading List

<b>If You Want Something Relatable:</b><p>In reality, this entire list could be dedicated to John Green books. From <i>An Abundance of Katherines</i> to <i>Looking for Alaska,</i> Green writes in a way that is completely delightful to read as an adult, and his latest piece is no different. The story of a sixteen-year-old …

Walk With Me review – Cumberbatch narrates quiet doc about mindfulness teacher

Benedict Cumberbatch narrates this thoughtful documentary about zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, whose teachings have popularised the mindfulness movement<p>It is a relief, and a palate cleanser, to watch a documentary concerned with quietness, stillness and contemplation. Yet however slowly paced, …

Meditation

This Is the Single Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself As a Leader | Inc.com

Everyone and their mother has their secret to leadership and there's no shortage of articles on leadership lessons extracted from virtually everything.<p>I'm waiting for Omarosa's Book on Leadership--which I will promptly not buy.<p>Anyhow, it's difficult to find leadership approaches that are …

Leadership

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Medicine

DIY Desk Organizers

Whether you work from home, cubicle or personal cabin, you need to keep your workplace organized for sure. Desk organizers are the best way to keep …

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

10 Yoga Poses That'll Honor Your New Year's Resolution To Move More Every Day

During the first few months of a brand new year, motivation is at an all-time high, and it's the perfect opportunity to pursue a new hobby or skill. …

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018<p>Our favorite books will help you become a better leader<p>Updated February 04, 2018<p>Alexander the Great once …

The Best Books of 2017, According to Independent Bookstores

It’s been a banner year for books. Real Simple asked some of our favorite independent bookstores across the country to share their memorable reads of …

Books

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words | Inc.com

Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your goal.<p>Jerry Seinfeld is a legend to the comedic world and is also part of one of the most successful shows in history. …

Procrastination

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Best Business Books of 2017 | Inc.com

Finding great books that provide new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business -- and yourself -- to greater heights.<p>That means finding books filled with ideas and perspectives that won't just help you make incremental changes but <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following (in no …

Self-improvement

Fortune's Favorite Business Books of the Year

We polled <i>Fortune</i>’s readers, surveyed the staff, and—above all—read a lot of new titles to bring you this year’s list of our favorite books of 2017. …

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …