Sandra Yuh

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Don't Just Network — Build Your 'Meaningful Network' to Maximize Your Impact

<b>Mike Steib</b> is one of those larger than life figures — equipped with preternatural social savvy that makes one assume he must have been born with it. …

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Consider the plane ride.<p>Here are dozens of busy people, many of them probably traveling for work, the kind of people who might lament that their crazy schedule doesn't permit them time to read a novel or, heck, even sleep enough.<p>And here are people watching Netflix. Fiddling around on Facebook. …

Time Management

If You Want to Be a Great Leader, You Should Stop Using These Phrases Now

Your words have the power to either inspire or discourage your employees<p>When you're a manager, your employees are constantly watching to see how you behave and what you say. As a result, it's important to be intentional about your choice of words in any setting.<p>As the boss, there are certain things …

Leadership

Rich people choose their friends differently than the rest of us

Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of your life.<p>In my extensive research for my book "Change Your Habits Change Your Life," I found that one of the hallmarks of wealthy, successful people was their ability to somehow break free of the human tendency to …

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

Mindfulness

25 Things Every Family Can Do to Be Good at Life

<i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families be happy, successful, and good at</i> …

Personal Finance

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter

According to a performance sports psychology specialist.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet</i> …

Self-improvement

Four Habits That Can Transform Your Leadership

What makes leaders effective are the habits and mindsets they bring to the workplace every day.<p>As part of my research for The Science of Story and the development ProHabits - a research and personal development tool focused on habits that can transform the workplace - I've now interviewed hundreds …

Leadership

How I Quit My 'Dream Job' After Burning Out

Burnout is an experience to honor, not to be worn as a badge.<p><i>by</i><p>, Wellness Enthusiast<p>Burnout is a curse that illogically becomes a gift. It's the …

Mindful Parenting: How to Respond Instead of React

<b>What does your stress look like?</b><p>Our bodies and brains are wired to react to high stress situations as a safety net. If our brain perceives a threat, it signals the amygdala, body’s “alarm” system, which tells our body to act without thinking. The amygdala responds to situations with the fight, …

Mindfulness

How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

How One California Medical Group Is Decreasing Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is a growing problem for all health care systems in the United States. Burned-out physicians deliver lower quality care, reduce their hours, or stop practicing, reducing access to care around the country. Primary care physicians are particularly vulnerable: They have some of the …

Digital Health

My son’s anxiety is making him miss out on some of life’s best moments

<i>Q: I’ve got a lovely nearly-9-year-old son who has lots of friends and does well in school. However, he flips out when it’s time to do anything new, especially something that involves new people. Every new activity involves lots of crying and protesting. We literally have to push him into summer</i> …

What to say and do when conducting your first performance review

"On the other hand, if you leverage the performance review to celebrate successes, communicate improvement, and coach the employee to embrace higher …

3 Ways to Be a Transformative Leader, Regardless of Your Job Title

The power of positive leadership is that not only does it transform you - it makes everyone around you the best versions of themselves, too.<p>It's hard to open your web browser, check social media, or read the news these days without being bombarded by negativity. From politics to business, it can …

Leadership

Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

Employee burnout is a common phenomenon, but it is one that companies tend to treat as a talent management or personal issue rather than a broader organizational challenge. That’s a mistake.<p>The psychological and physical problems of burned-out employees, which cost an estimated $125 billion to $190 …

Employee Engagement

Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang noticed that he got more done on sabbatical than at work. His latest book is about the benefits of rest and shorter working days<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He writes about technology and its cultural …

Work-life Balance

How I went from working 40-plus hours a week to less than 8

You brew a pot of coffee, break out your calendar, and dive into your most important task. And then it happens. The phone rings, or a co-worker stops by to say "hey." Maybe your boss swings by to ask about those TPS reports.<p>Whatever type of interruption you face, it's annoying. And if you work in …

25 lessons on leadership your business can’t live without

I’m grateful each and everyday that I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a leadership position without jeopardizing my integrity. But, it hasn’t been …

Crack the Code on Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is dead. Instead, we need to focus on leading our people with their overall well-being in mind (and yours, too!).<p><i>Tony Bridwell is a Partner for Partners In Leadership, a leading management consulting firm, where he works with leaders to create greater accountability across the</i> …

Work-life Balance

Stop Blaming Your Employees For Your Leadership Mistakes

It is tough for most leaders to internalize the idea that as a leader, the buck stops with you. We tend to shy away from the great responsibility on our shoulders as leaders. The part of the job that entails telling people what to do and making most of the important decisions sits more easily on us.<p>…

Leadership

This Children's Hospital In Dallas Is Reimagining The Healthcare Business Model

The problem was that, although its patients were getting excellent care once they entered the facility, the health indicators in the community as a whole were getting worse, especially with regard to chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma. Durovich was determined to fix the problem.<p>So he …

How to Get 10X More Done (and Still Leave Work on Time!)

Picture your perfect day. You wake up early. The sun is shining. Everything goes your way during your morning routine as you get off to work, where you arrive a few minutes before everyone else. You avoid the temptation of checking email immediately and settle into a major project.<p>Time passes …

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

Time Management

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

4 Powerful Management Lessons I Learned From My Kids

<i>In what ways is people management similar to parenting? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jonathan Brill, parent of three kids, two dogs, and two fish, on Quora:</b><p>One of the first things I …

How Doctors Can Find Joy in Practice, Again

<i>Editor’s Note: Charles DeShazer, M.D. is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician executive with over 20 years of clinical, population health</i> …

5 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

Do you realize that you only need to master one thing to be successful?<p>This article is about simplifying your life, so that you’re working hard at …

Why Measuring Employee Happiness Is A Huge Mistake

Many companies make this mistake, and it is understandable to how it may happen, but it needs to come to a halt.<p>Employee happiness and engagement are …