PAtricia Bouteneff

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The Two Biggest Communication Blunders During a Reorg

Leaders of reorgs typically fall into one of two traps when communicating with their employees. We’ll call the first one <i>wait and see</i> and the second <i>ivory-tower idealism</i>. Perhaps you have seen one, or both, in your own reorgs.<p>In the first trap, <i>wait and see</i>, the leader of the reorg thinks everything …

A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes

From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.<p>1. An Old Farmhouse Doesn't Go to Waste<p>Atelier Tom Vanhee embraced the old with the new when the studio built a contemporary addition to an existing farmhouse in Belgium. The new structure complements the older brick …

Architecture

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

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Amal Clooney's Street Style: Every Can't-Miss Outfit

RED ALERT<p>Amal brightened a rainy day in N.Y.C. with her vibrant red Gabriela Hearst midi dress, worn with black boots featuring matching red …

Clothing

30 Ways To Boost How Many Steps You Take Each Day

In this election season, can we all agree on one thing? Walking is good. I have yet to see a study that suggests that walking is bad…unless of course, you have a bleeding foot, a broken leg or a kitten strapped to your foot. Many studies have shown the benefits of walking such as preventing and …

High Blood Pressure

How we made Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Pedro Almodóvar, director<p>Although it’s not biographical, my films do reflect whatever I was going through at the time. Back then, I would come through the door and, if the answer machine was blinking, I was happy. If there was nothing, I felt a terrible uncertainty.<p>I was trying to talk about …

Pop Punk

10 Tips for Writing LinkedIn Blog Posts That Expand Your Influence

This is what I've learned from writing 100 posts on LinkedIn.<p>I just hit publish on my 100th blog post on LinkedIn.<p>When I started writing on LinkedIn nearly two and a half years ago, I wasn't sure about what I would even write about. I just knew I wanted to write.<p>After a few posts that attracted …

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

7 Weird Facts About Balance

It's all about your brain and your body working together.<p>Most people can stand up and walk across a room without giving it much thought. But to do this, your brain must get information from several complex systems in the body, which work together to keep you balanced. Exactly how the body keeps …

Vietnam War

30 Unexpected Benefits of Losing Weight

While we may feel as though our lives are pretty mundane, the truth is that humans are ever-evolving; we're always experiencing different things that …

Fitness

Last Chance to trade Word for Scrivener 2: The award-winning writing app

You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the …

The 'indecently curious' Carol Shields

New reflections from the beloved author on men, women, and why she wrote<p>What Nicholas Giardini remembers most about his late grandmother Carol …

6 Training Hacks for Bad Knees

“Bad knees” is an easy crutch many lean on when explaining why they don’t squat, jog, lunge, or basically do anything else that’s leg-related. In …

How to grow old in your own home

Know these 6 success factors to help you age in place.<p>Key takeaways<p>Develop a housing strategy that will serve your needs as you age. Staying in your …

Retirement

How Sweet Briar Came Back from Financial Ruin and Proved Women’s Colleges Are Still Relevant

Single-sex schools would seem outdated in this era of post-feminism, gender fluidity, and skyrocketing tuitions. Instead Wellesley, Smith, Barnard, and others are seeing a resurgence.<p>In what could be described as a huge breach of trust, on March 3, 2015, the president of the all-female Sweet Briar …

3 Easy-to-Make Alternatives to the Classic Hamburger

Squeezed between two golden buns, and topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, American cheese and bacon, the classic hamburger is delicious. Nobody’s …

How to Create a Blogging Masterpiece That Your Audience Will Share

Have you ever wondered what makes some blog posts go viral?<p>And have you ever wondered why some of your blog posts struggle to get even a few visitors?<p>…

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world leads from dense rain forests over steep passes, to high pastures below glacier-clad peaks. Although only 125 miles long, the trek is tough as it involves an ascent of more than 7,000 metres and remote and rugged …

Hiking

10 tips for taking your walk up a notch

The benefits of walking are long and the learning curve short, which makes it the perfect option for anyone who wants to burn extra calories, improve …

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Yoga

Frēda Salvador: These Stylish Shoes Really Are Made for Walking

Shoes are a tricky fashion choice when you live in or travel to San Francisco. The city’s 50-plus hills aren’t a short girl’s best friend when high heels are a wardrobe staple. You can put Tokyo, Rio, Seattle, and many other global metropolises on this hate-the-hills list as well.<p>I learned the hard …

San Francisco

My favorite online research tools for writers

Here’s how I researched material for a book I was ghostwriting. You might like these tools, too.<p>You can’t find everything on the Internet…yet. But …

Google Maps

12 Must-Read Mantras for the Ultimate Workout Motivation

Getting yourself into workout mode is NBD most days, but some days… not so much. So maybe you’ve got motivational posters tacked to your office cubicle, or maybe even framed in your bedroom. Maybe you even have that perfect travel mug to keep your ‘tude as perky as your jolt of java. Some days, you …

MacTrast Deals: Scrivener 2 – The Award-Winning Writing App Used by Best-Selling Authors

Here’s your chance to find out why writing professionals everywhere use Scrivener 2 to create and manage their writing projects. And, for a limited …

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

30-year-old Ashley Yeates is not a hobbit. The Bedford, England, is a design and construction expert that’s much too big to be a hobbit, although …

The Hobbit

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

10 Hacks to Get 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day | Inc.com

There's no way around it: exercise is what really helps you lose weight, stay active, stay in a more positive frame of mind, and keep mentally alert. Exercise is also an excellent coping mechanism for entrepreneurs and a distraction from falling back into old habits. It may even be part of a …

Exercise