Miriam Fernandez

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One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

12 Upgraded Desserts You Can Pull Off For The Holidays

Still looking for something impressive to make? Look no further.

What Actually Is Inflammation? This Is What a Nutritionist Wants You to Know

Inflammation is one of those health terms that simultaneously intrigues and confuses us. It's dominated health headlines of late and is said to be …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

Los seductores números que nos llevan a comprar

Es difícil saber si siempre que uno compra algo es exactamente lo que quería o si algún extraño influyó en tu decisión.<p>Los diseños de los paquetes, la música que tocan en la tienda, lo apetitoso que se ve un plato en el menú...<p>Por más amable que sea esta interacción tan cotidiana, se trata de un …

Behind the Story: The New Yorker Investigates El Chapo’s Go-Between

<b>Story:</b> The Go-Between <b><br>Outlet:</b> The New Yorker <b><br>Reporter:</b> Robert Draper (@DraperRobert)<p>In January Rolling Stone published a lengthy piece of “experiential journalism” by actor Sean Penn detailing his time with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, the world’s most wanted drug lord who had just made his third …

Warning labels on sugary drinks could deter parents from choosing them

<b>(CNN) —</b> Health warning labels on sugary drinks may steer parents away from buying these beverages for their children, according to a new study.<p>For the study, researchers asked 2,381 parents to complete online surveys in which they selected a drink for their child from among 20 choices and answered …

7 Things In Your Closet You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

This epic closet purge will be the last one you ever need to do.<p>Do you ever find yourself staring at your closet full of clothes and feeling like you've got absolutely nothing to wear? During those dark times, it might seem like the only logical course of action is to go shopping — inject a little …

Clothing

15 caricaturas para niños que prohibieron en la televisión

De niños ignoramos muchas cosas, y cuando eres adulto y repasas tu infancia, encuentras cosas que siempre estuvieron ahí, pero tu inocencia (o …

Holey Deliciousness: 12 Heavenly Doughnut Recipes

The cake-versus-yeast debate is a matter of fierce contention. These, with their crisp edges and fluffy centers, make a compelling case for the former.

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Helping an Employee Overcome Their Self-Doubt

<i>You want to give a member of your team a stretch assignment, but she tells you she’s just “not ready yet” — she’d like to get more experience before taking it on.</i><p><i>You offer to make a valuable introduction for someone you mentor. He seemed excited about it at first, but doesn’t follow up. Later, you</i> …

Self-help

Las diez frases clave del discurso de Francisco en el Capitolio

The Necessary Art of Persuasion

If there ever was a time for businesspeople to learn the fine art of persuasion, it is now. Gone are the command-and-control days of executives managing by decree. Today businesses are run largely by cross-functional teams of peers and populated by baby boomers and their Generation X offspring, who …

Management

Signs That You’re a Micromanager

Absolutely no one likes to be micromanaged. It’s frustrating, demoralizing, and demotivating. Yet, some managers can’t seem to help themselves. Dealing with a controlling boss who doesn’t trust you is tough, but what if you’re the one doing the micromanaging?<p>If you’re like most micromanagers, you …

What Is Strategy, Again?

If you read what Peter Drucker had to say about competition back in the late ’50s and early ‘60s, he really only talked about one thing: competition on price. He was hardly alone — that was evidently how most economists thought about competition, too.<p>It was this received opinion Michael Porter was …

Innovation

Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you.<p>Our entire modern world is constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, we sit. When we work at an office, we sit. When we watch TV, well, you get the picture.<p>And yet, a new study that's running in the Annals of Internal …

10 memorable White House Correspondents Dinner jokes from the last 10 years

The White House Correspondents Dinner is something of an enigma these days. The event referred to as “Nerd Prom” used to be a traditional dinner thrown by the White House Correspondents Association, the group that’s responsible for things like credentialing reporters to cover the Oval Office and …

Comedy

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

Psychology

How Is Our Pilot Feeling Today?: A Courageous Conversation That Could Make a Difference

There is an existing quick assessment of psychological risk factors for high performing individuals. We believe it may help prevent tragedies by …

10 Tactics for Launching a Product Using Social Media

I’ve witnessed a seismic shift in the way new products are launched over the past decade. As the founder of a firm that helps launch products, services, businesses, and communities, I’ve watched the days of an embargoed launch date and a single exclusive media story disappear. The Internet has …

Social Media

How to Know If There Are Too Many People in Your Meeting

<i>When setting up a meeting, the people you invite are just as important as what you need to get done. Including too many people — or too few — can be a waste of time for everyone involved. The following excerpt from the book Running Meetings will help you decide who should be in the room to make</i> …

Management

How your face betrays your personality and health

We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul …

Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy

Strategy is often seen as something really smart people do — those head-of-the-class folks with top-notch academic credentials. But just because these are the folks attracted to strategy doesn’t mean they will naturally excel at it.<p>The problem with smart people is that they are used to seeking and …

Estas no son las series de comedia que te suelen aconsejar

Si estás buscando series que no hayas visto ya, en esta lista encontrarás series de comedia atípicas y poco conocidas, pero que son auténticas obras …

You Might Be the Reason Your Employees Aren’t Changing

We all need a coach. Research we conducted at VitalSmarts shows that 97% of employees readily admit to having a “career-limiting habit” — some behavior that will forever hold them back, unless they can learn to change it.<p>Consider the example of a CFO we worked with who had his heart set on landing …

Leadership