Mary Davis

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Everything Apple Announced at its March 2016 Event

The Apple event is a wrap – if you missed the hour-long keynote, we’ve got everything Apple announced summarized in one place for you. For further details, see the link below each sections for full reports.<p>First things first…<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the announcement with a brief statement …

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DIY Skin Care Using Items Found in Your Pantry

Lavish skincare products needed for beautiful and radiant skin can be found right in your own home. There is little to no need to spend a fortune on products that promise brighter, softer and more vibrant skin. The best part of DIY skin care is getting amazing results while avoiding putting your …

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Following the 6 Step Victoria's Secret Angel Diet

When I hatched this crazy plan to transform myself into a Victoria's Secret Angel—to really see what went into the hair, the kisses blown, the toned thighs and boosted bosoms—weight loss was never my goal. I figured that it would be a happy side effect, sort of like when you get the flu. I was …

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Are Expecting (P.S. Their Baby Will Not Be Named "Blueberry Pancakes")

Congratulations are in order for Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard! The two are expecting their second child, 15 months after Bell gave birth to daughter …

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

• Cinco De Mayo<p>All the recipes and recommendations you need to throw a rocking fiesta.<p>Jump to Category:<p>Main Dish Recipes<p>Chili Easy Pressure Cooker Pork Chile VerdeGreat <i>chile verde</i> flavor in the pressure cooker, with just 15 minutes of hands-on work.<p>Mexican Easy Pressure Cooker Green Chili With …

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Guacamole Recipe

If pressed, I could tell you how to make good guacamole in one sentence. Something like this - mash ripe avocados with finely chopped white onions, a …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill #Leadership

So You Think You Can Lead? The 4 Qualities Your Bosses Are Looking For - Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie

You’ve put in your time, done all the work, and you’re ready to climb up to the next rung on your career ladder.<p>It’s time to get that promotion, and …

6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

Millennials have a reputation for being entitled, lazy and – worst of all in the workplace – difficult to manage. While these Gen Y stereotypes are getting tired, a lack of understanding between employees of certain age groups can turn the office into a generational battlefield.<p>A recent panel in …

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How Moods Impact Results

Emotions are highly intense, fleeting, and sometimes disruptive to work; moods tend to be less intense, longer-lasting feelings that typically don’t …

Words of Wisdom: 8 Famous Quotes to Help You Embrace Fear and Achieve Success

When offering career advice to young professionals and entrepreneurs, the two things that always top my list are to find a mentor and to read …

5 Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Lead

Leadership is about more than the person at the top. Here's how to get all of your employees to take on leadership roles.<p>Every organization needs a great leader charting the course--but you must have leaders within your company as well. Some of today's most effective businesses encourage every one …

3 Simple, Powerful Things Leaders Can Do To Inspire People To Do Great Things

Lately I’ve been thinking about the simple things leaders do, or fail to do, that have profound impact on their employees’ perception of them, and on their employees’ commitment and productivity.<p>Then recently I was speaking with someone who mentioned how a leader in her organization had recently …

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

<b>By Jack and Suzy Welch</b><p>Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Are You Making This Mistake at the End of Your Meetings?

Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? <b>Five, because deciding is different than doing</b><i>.</i>”<p>Decisions are worthless … …

The Difference Between Passive, Aggressive, and Assertive Communication

Communication breakdowns are a common cause for conflict, and poor communication strategies can lead to rapid escalation. Likewise, effective …

Your Nice Boss May Be Killing Your Career

Chris spent years working for a supportive, encouraging manager at a major technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley. In fact, his boss raved about him. His manager gave him top ratings in his performance evaluations, space to do his work, and had never been controlling. He was, according …

If You Don't Have a Plan B, You Don't Have a Plan

That’s one of the more memorable expressions I’ve heard over the years, and it’s a great reminder to always have a back-up plan – for strategies …

Leaders, Avoid 8 Common Causes of People Skills Mistakes #Leadership

The value of great people skills in business is well established. <b>People skills are the language of connection for employee engagement, customer</b> …

3 Entrepreneurial Skills You Won't Learn In Business School

Business school was great. I learned about a broad variety of topics I had never been exposed to before—accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing—all of which were very important in starting my own company, Bunndle.<p>But shortly after getting started, I realized there were a few things b-school …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

The Secret to Making Good Decisions

On the way to a successful career, decisions have to be made, some of which will prove critical. One good decision can have positive repercussions …

Customer Retention: Proactive and Reactive

In a recent survey designed to illuminate how well businesses are adapting to the world of "Big Data," more than 60% of executives rated their firms …

13 Things You Should Do To Live Life Without Regrets

A study was performed on elderly individuals a few years back. The study showed that there are many people who regret the things they didn’t have the …

8 Traps Successful Leaders Must Avoid

When an organization is performing well, investments in talent and innovation should be at full-throttle. As recent history has shown, companies tend to get complacent when they are on top, instead of sustaining their momentum through strategic focus. Great leaders know how to keep momentum alive …