Liz Myers

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How to Eat Right to Power Up Your Weight Loss Hormones

Eat properly and you can increase metabolism, energy, mood and your brain power.<p><i>Adapted from The Hormone Boost</i><p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it's about feeling great, having more energy, …

Nutrition

Homemade Bread-Baking Guide - Real Food

<i>Don’t let intimidation stand between you and fresh-from-the-oven, homemade bread. Nutritious, home-baked loaves don’t have to be dense and bland —</i> …

Breakfast

You are Not Living in Reality Because Your Brain Doesn’t Want You To

Every cognitive bias exists for a reason—primarily to save our brains time or energy. I’ve spent many years referencing Wikipedia’s list of cognitive …

Cognition

Homemade Floor Cleaner + All-Purpose Cleaner & Disinfectant!

When we moved into our new house a couple months ago, I was so excited to not see one single inch of carpet in the whole place! Not the living room, …

Living Rooms

A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Let’s say you’re getting together with other managers and employees to develop your organization’s or unit’s strategy. No matter how much discussion and enthusiasm you bring to the task, you’re likely to emerge with a list that looks like this:<p>Growth<br>• Superior operational outcomes through efficient …

Explain Your New Strategy By Emphasizing What It Isn’t

It is nearly impossible to translate — let alone <i>execute —</i> a strategy that you don’t understand. Yet, according to Donald Sull’s research in the March issue of HBR, almost half of top executives cannot connect the dots between their company’s strategic priorities; and two out of three middle …

Management

How to beat the transformation odds

Transformational change is still hard, according to a new survey. But a focus on communicating, leading by example, engaging employees, and …

Management

Co-op programs are popular and growing at Canadian universities

Amid growing controversy over unpaid student internships and stagnant economic conditions, co-op programs continue to thrive and grow at Canadian …

Organizational Alignment using Strategy Maps and Balanced Scorecard

This presentation introduces Strategy Maps and Balanced Scorecard to the audience with examples from IT organizations, based on the presenter’s experience. It also provides a method by which organizations can prioritize various initiatives (like CMMI, People CMM, etc.) in the context of their …

How Do You Change An Organizational Culture?

Changing an organization’s culture is one of the most difficult leadership challenges. That’s because an organization’s culture comprises an interlocking set of goals, roles, processes, values, communications practices, attitudes and assumptions.<p>The elements fit together as an mutually reinforcing …

How to Write a Great Business Plan

Few areas of business attract as much attention as new ventures, and few aspects of new-venture creation attract as much attention as the business plan. Countless books and articles in the popular press dissect the topic. A growing number of annual business-plan contests are springing up across the …

Small Business
Management

Only 8% of Leaders Are Good at Both Strategy and Execution

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown in the chart below. These …

Leadership

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

40 Summer Living Room Decor Pieces To Brighten Your Home

Summer has definitely sprung and if you haven’t started sprucing up for the season yet, it’s time! Gather all of your beautiful, lively colors, …

Decorations

The 10 Best Online Home Decor Shops Every Canadian Needs To Know About

Shop for your home — at home.

Real Estate Staging, Colorado Home Stager, Interior Redesign

How to Live in a Staged Home<p>Keeping your home in showcase condition is a challenge but having a strategic action plan in place will simplify the …

Real Estate

Could this venture-backed zero energy house revolutionize the home building industry?

What if you could buy an affordable Zero Energy home that could be erected on your property in a matter of days, instead of the many months it …

Amazing Benefits Of Bananas (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Tantalizing to look at and conveniently packaged, bananas are a versatile food enjoyed by people of all ages, from infants to elders. They are not …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

The Easiest Slow-Cooker Breakfast For Weight Loss

If you want a heartier — and healthier — bowl of oatmeal, choose less-processed steel-cut oats. The only issue is that they take much longer to cook — at least 40 minutes. Making a big batch to freeze is a great option, but if you didn't have time to do that over the weekend, this is the quickest, …

Best of Holiday Decor, 2015 Edition

Wishing all our readers happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year from all of us at Remodelista and Gardenista.<p>Here’s a look back at the winter …