Millie Wilkes

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People size you up in just 3 seconds — here's how to make a brilliant first impression

This is crucial when it comes to meetings where that first impression makes all the difference, such as a job interview or client presentation. From your posture to the jewelry you wear, key details can have a significant impact on how you're perceived.<p>Here are a few ways to make a brilliant first …

Body Language

10 Of The Most Admirable Leadership Qualities In Today’s Entrepreneurs

24-July-2015<p>YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some folks about the most admirable leadership qualities. Here are the responses.<p>What …

10 of the Most Admirable Leadership Qualities in Today's Entrepreneurs

10 of the Most Admirable Leadership Qualities in Today’s Entrepreneurs<p>YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some folks about the most admirable …

Leadership

5 Unforgettable Leadership Qualities for Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a different breed of leader. Renegades, rebels, world changers, innovators, black sheep, risk takers, workaholics -- these are just a few of the names we are called by both those who love us, and those who don’t understand us.<p>One thing successful entrepreneurial leaders have in …

List-Worthy

The Essential Qualities of Leadership | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that outlines the physical training program used by GIs</i> …

Self-improvement

22 Smart and Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

<i>“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”</i> <b><br>Wayne Dyer</b><i>“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.</i> …

Motivation

First time doing cold calling? Follow this step-by-step guide for a smooth start

This great article addresses the fear of cold-calling (yes, a serious matter!) It answers all the questions one asks him/herself before the first …

These Are Richard Branson's 10 Rules for Being a Great Leader

Whether he’s showing up to a press event dressed as revolutionary Che Guevara or kite surfing across the English Channel, Virgin Group chairman …

Richard Branson

How to conduct yourself as a leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>As an extrovert, Karl has to learn to put on his "game face" …

The Top 7 Leadership Qualities Every Manager Needs

Good leadership can be difficult to spot– sometimes leaders are quiet, leading by example. Other times, they’re front and center, clearly leading a …

Seven Leadership Mistakes That Deplete The Energy Of Teams

Over the last six months I have had the opportunity to sit down personally with a number of respected CEO’s and CMO’s to discuss their individual …

5 TED Talks That Will Mold You Into A Competent Leader

Whether you’re a business owner or a leader of any kind, these 5 TED talks will inspire you to break free of old expectations and lead from a wiser, …

Superfast Vegetarian Recipes

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Cooking

Break Up with Your Delivery Guy! 12 Doable "Takeout" Recipes That Will Ease the Pain

<b>While we love ordering takeout in a pinch, we can't deny that comfort food tastes better when it's cooked at home. It's also healthier and, more often than not, faster! With that in mind, here are a dozen popular "takeout" recipes that you can easily whip up in your own kitchen. (You can even eat</b> …

16 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for a Fit Feast

Potatoes get a little help from their colorful friends beets, tomatoes, and onions. Replace butter-heavy mashed potatoes with this brilliantly colored casserole.

5 Quintessential Summer Recipes to Make Before the Season Is Over

Labor Day might mark the ceremonial end of summer, but there are still 9 days until the season is officially over. Take advantage of the warm weather and end-of-season produce, and make these recipes before the weather turns cool.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>I have made this delicious gazpacho over and over …

Cooking

Dinner Casserole Recipes That the Whole Family Will Love

This is a test-kitchen favorite: It's hearty, vegetarian, and light on dairy (for a comforting casserole, that is). And these "meatballs," well, actually they're made with eggplant, and they are just divine.

Cakey Fans Beware: These Brownies are Practically Fudge

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, is taking one-bowl brownies to new (excessively frosted) heights.</i><p>I've sampled a lot of brownies in my life. Personally, if I were to get philosophical about it, <b>I like a brownie that teeters on the edge of fudge-like.</b> It …