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50 Ways to Improve Team Communication at Work in 2017

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Project Management

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions | Inc.com

For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts of great leadership.<p>Stripped down to its basic and most practical form, leadership has always been and …

Employee Engagement

10 Traits of Managers Whose Teams Are Happy to Come to Work

Work isn't recess but it shouldn't be detention, either.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any manager wants their team members to do is dread coming to work each day. Because people spend the majority of their time at work, it is important managers do all …

Leadership

7 Ways to Communicate So Team Members Really Understand What to Do

Slow down and start a conversation<p>You've got a big project coming up and you want to make sure your team members know why it's so critical and what they need to do to support it. So you create a detailed PowerPoint, call a meeting and take a full hour to explain everything.<p>That's why you're so …

Public Speaking

This 5-Move TRX Workout Will Sculpt Your Bod and Blast Mega Cals | Women's Health

She says that these straps enable you to personalize your workout based on where you place your feet. Plus, they work your body in every direction, which keeps your muscles guessing and makes you a well-rounded athlete. "The best thing about TRX is that you're using more muscles than you realize to …

The ultimate beginner's guide to hiking Colorado's famous 14,000-foot mountains

And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation.<p>With all of this lofty real estate in their backyard, it's no surprise that clawing their way up the sides of 14,000-foot mountains has become a rite of passage for Colorado residents.<p>But how does a rookie peak bagger choose which summit to reach …

Hiking

21 Amazing Travel Apps You've Never Heard Of

Save so much time and money.

Heads Up: If you’re a Photoshop/Lightroom CC Subscriber, Here’s How to Get a Professional-Looking Online Portfolio Free

Hey gang – this quick little video (below) is about an awesome portfolio feature that already comes with your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (even …

Online

5 Life Lessons Most Parents Don't Teach Their Kids

Parents of young children are busy teaching their kids to share and be kind. Ideal behavior is all well and good but parents should also be teaching their kids to expect some less-than-ideal behavior so that when they encounter it on the playground or at school, they will have the resources and …

High School

How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

Tutorials

10 Ways to Make Her Happy

Remember the old adage: "If she's not happy, he's not happy."<p>As in all such sayings, there's a kernel of truth in this one. When my son was a young boy, I taught him how to master the art of intimacy. I told him that if he learned this, he would live a happy life.<p>Because life is all about …

Happiness

7 Unusual Things Successful People Do Every Day on LinkedIn

Here's how successful business owners, entrepreneurs, and sales professionals generate meaningful business through LinkedIn.<p>As someone who makes his living teaching professionals how to utilize LinkedIn to generate more business for themselves, I remain convinced that the platform is one of the …

Success

15 Survival Gadgets For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You've never wanted to go outside more than now.

Outdoors

9 of the Best Travel Books

<b>Travel has inspired some of the greatest novels of all time. Here are just some of our favourites.</b><p><b>The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux</b><p>One of the finest travel writers, Theroux's debut novel, published in 1975, recalls his four-month journey from Europe, through the Middle East and into Asia by …

29 Of The Best Vacation Destinations For Couples

BRB, booking tickets.<p>We recently <b>asked</b> members of the <b>BuzzFeed Community</b> to tell us about one of the best vacations they've ever taken: their honeymoon. <b>Below are their wanderlust-worthy destinations — and we hope they'll help inspire your next weekend getaway, epic year-end trip, or anything in</b> …

10 Things I Learned Traveling as a Couple

For our second date, without much warning and with little fanfare, Tyler showed up on my doorstep while I was on a trip to Buenos Aires for my job with the State Department. I felt like something big was about to happen as this was a departure from my normal dating experiences in Washington, DC. …

Northern Lights

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

Five Worthless Exercises We Hope You’re Not Doing | Poliquin Article

Everyone has a favorite exercise. Often, these are the exercises that you are good at. If you like to squat, chances are you squat a lot and have …

Health

11 Hiking, Backpacking, & Camping Tips for Couples

by Austin Campbell February 12, 2016 1 Comment<p>Tips for a Romantic Outdoor Adventure<p>We've all heard the cornball adage that the couple that plays …

The Pancake Recipes You Want And Need

There are a few foods that make us swoon, and pancakes are definitely one of them. We know they're a simple dish, made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry. But they taste like a treat. Like chocolatey brownies and grilled cheese sandwiches, they're simple and perfect. …

Breakfast

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

9 pieces of gear NatGeo photographer Ben Horton always brings on an adventure shoot

THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF PHOTOGRAPHERS. There’s the technical photographer who thinks in terms of rules, settings, and equipment. These photographers …

3 Protein-Packed Pancake Recipes to Start Your Day Off Healthy

Oh, January, the month of restart and refocus. We love you, but are also a wee bit intimidated by you. It’s a new year, after all, which often feels like a clean slate. That said, we are super inspired by brand new beginnings, so we’ve been busily thinking of how to integrate health and wellness …

Breakfast

The top 10 recipes of 2015

This year has seen a wealth of great food in this town. There have been some spectacular dishes on restaurant menus — meticulously constructed grain bowls, examples of the continued prominence of vegetable cuisine, more high-end barbecue and taco experiments. In The Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen, …

10 Exercises to Become a Bad Ass Hiker

10 Exercises to Become a BAD ASS HikerBad Ass hikers aren’t born, you have to train to become one. In addition to learning advanced hiking and …

Workouts

National Geographic Travel

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

Camping may not be your “thing.” It’s not for a lot of people. They prefer hotels with heated swimming pools, nice restaurants, and the comforts of …

10 Tips to Photograph Your Dog

Just two years ago Elias Weiss Friedman assumed the pseudonym “The Dogist” after being inspired by the great street fashion photographer Scott …

New York City